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Hotel Araba Fenice

  • Italy, Lake Iseo

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Enjoying a splendid position directly on the lake, 2 km from the centre of Iseo, the Araba Fenice is a 19th century liberty villa which has been sympathetically restored. A unique building that now hosts visitors to Lake Iseo who enjoy a relaxing and calm ambience. The Bella Iseo restaurant is known for its cuisine and is a focal point of the hotel. Stunning lake views can be enjoyed from the terrace any time of the day, accompanied by the professional and friendly service of the hotel staff. The Hotel Araba Fenice is one of the most idyllic places to stay on Lake Iseo.

Transfer time: approx. 1 hour 15 mins by coach.

Added value

Save up to 10% on the hotel price for holidays between 20 Mar - 20 Oct 20 booked by 29 Feb 20

Stay 7 nights and pay for 6 nights between 01 - 31 Oct 20

Free half day bike rental

Free two hour stand up paddle or kayaking

Free ticket to Museo Mille Miglia in Brescia


  • No. of rooms: 43
  • No. of buildings: 3
  • No. of floors: 2
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 2
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 4
  • All rooms are air-conditioned and have shower, satellite TV, safe, hairdryer and minibar
  • Classic rooms can be located in either main building or in the two floor annexe (no lift in annexe)
  • Deluxe rooms have beautiful lake views and superior deluxe rooms also have a balcony
  • Junior suites are available on request
  • Bathrobe and slippers are provided in the deluxe rooms and junior suites

Bedroom facilities

  • Bathrobes
  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar or fridge
  • Wireless internet


2 classic rooms without lake view have been adapted for disabled guests and are available on request

  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes

On the flat in Pilzone - directly on the lakefront


  • Hot and cold buffet breakfast
  • Optional 3 course evening meal with a choice of menu
  • An à la carte menu is available and Inghams’ guests receive a 10% discount
  • Dress code for restaurants:


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  • Dinner service:


Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Lake Iseo

Lake Iseo is the fourth largest lake in Northern Italy. The main town of Iseo is on the south shore, its medieval origins evident in the street patterns, arcaded shopping areas and peaceful squares. Lake Iseo’s most striking feature is Monte Isola island, the largest inhabited lake island in Europe. This is home to 11 small communities, traffic-free and easily reached by boat from the lakeside towns of Iseo and Sulzano – the perfect spot for a peaceful stroll. There is gentle walking too around the Torbiere del Sebino adjacent to Iseo Town. It’s a lakeside wetland nature reserve, a mecca for birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts. The Franciacorta area to the South has a more rolling landscape and is famous for its sparkling wines. Your hotels in Lake Iseo give you a great choice of accommodation.

Please note: Inghams will be operating a Telephone Rep service in Lake Iseo for summer 2020.

Things to do in resort

Lake Iseo offers a variety of things to do to keep any visitor occupied. Discover Iseo Town which is of medieval origin, weave your way through the back streets to lovely open-air squares and a lakefront lined with stylish cafes and bars. Concerts and exhibitions are organised throughout the summer. The jewel of the Lake is the Monte Isola, largest land island in Europe. Home to 11 communities, is traffic-free and easily reached by boat from the lakeside towns of Iseo and Sulzano - the perfect spot for a peaceful stroll and walks. Cruise the lake on the ferries or catch the train to see the other main towns : Sarnico, Pisogne and Lovere.. For the active, the area is excellent for walking at all different levels. The Lake Iseo railway from Brescia is a comfortable way to explore this lovely lake and its surrounding areas up into the Camonica Valley. There is also gentle walking around the Torbiere del Sebino adjacent to Iseo Town. It's a lakeside wetland nature reserve, and sure to be the highlight of Lake Iseo holidays for birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts. Visit Bergamo - one of the oldest towns in Italy which is steeped in beauty and history.

  • Visit a vineyard and taste the Franciacorta DOCG wine
  • Lunch or a walk on the Island of Monte Isola
  • Visit the lakeside towns (boat / train)
  • Stroll along the lakefront of Sarnico
  • Visit the Tadini Gallery in Lovere
  • Visit Medieval Bergamo
  • See the frescoes of Romanino in Pisogne
  • Visit the gardens of the Villa Quistini
  • Shop in Iseo's beautiful historical centre
  • Visit ancient Brescia by train
  • Breno Castle and squares
  • Bienno medieval mountain / water village
  • Rock Engravings in Capo di Ponte
  • Edolo mountain village



Location in resort
  • Longitude: 10.074452
  • Latitude: 45.670116
  • Location Description:

    Please note that there is limited public transport from Hotel Arabba Fenice to the centre of Iseo which is approximately 3 km away. 

For more information on travel and transport visit our Lake Iseo page


Restaurant and Bars

With its warm and welcoming interior, the dining room at Hotel Araba Fenice offers exceptional views of Lake Iseo's crystalline waters and the mountains beyond. With classic Italian décor and friendly service, this bright and airy space is home to both the buffet breakfast service and evening meal. The breakfast buffet consists of both hot and cold options including freshly baked cakes and pastries with meats and cheeses whilst in the evening you can look forward to some delicious regional and hearty dishes complimented by fish fresh from the lake, rich and fragrant stews and risottos and of course rich and creamy Italian desserts. During the warmer months, you can take breakfast and dinner out on the lakeside terrace and enjoy breath taking views of this incredible landscape. There is also an a la carte option available at the onsite independently owned restaurant 'Bella Iseo'. Here you'll find an exceptional menu of regional and international dishes such as homemade spinach ravioli with duck fois gras, fresh fish platters and fresh pastas with saffron and cream. Please note that meals at 'Bella Iseo' are bookable and payable locally. There is also an American cocktail bar overlooking the lake which is the perfect spot for an Aperitif of sparking Franciacorta or an Aperol either before or after dinner as you watch the sun descend behind the majestic mountains. 

Pools and Beaches

Located at lake level and so giving a panoramic view of the stunning landscape surrounding Lake Iseo's indigo depths, outdoor pool at Hotel Araba Fenice is the ideal spot to relax and bask in the Iseo sunshine. Around the pool, you'll find sun loungers and parasols free for you to use and providing a haven of peace and quiet to escape the world for a few hours. For those wanting to dip their toes into Iseo itself, you'll find plenty of man made beaches dotted around the lake including the most popular, La Spiagetta. Here you'll find a large grassy space which opens up onto a shingle beach with crystal clear waters and exceptional views of the surrounding mountains. 


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