Hotel Rosa

  • Italy, Lake Iseo

  • 3

    3 Rating

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Hotel Rosa has been lovingly run by the Sina family for three generations and it's a great choice for a relaxed stay on Lake Iseo. The family take great pride in the service they give and you’ll enjoy the hotel’s peaceful location. It's just 500 metres from the lovely lakefront town of Iseo, which is perfect for when you want to get out and explore. The hotel only has a handful of rooms and each has been decorated with traditional furnishings and modern comforts.

Added value

Hotel discount available (ends 02 Oct 24)

Single Saver: no single supplement

Inghams Guided Walks included from 17 May - 27 Sep (subject to availability, excludes 6th Jul- 24 Aug))

All holidays include flights from the UK and transfers

24/7 support & tailored advice from our local resort team

Lake Iseo

With Lake Garda to the east and Lake Como to the west, Lake Iseo is a case of out of sight, out of mind for many visitors to the Italian Lakes. Italians, meanwhile, have been spending their summer holidays here for decades, drawn in by the laid-back fishing towns strung around the waterfront – and the walking, cycling and ferry routes that link them. Iseo town, on the south bank, comes alive in the summer. From here, ferries cross between fishing villages and sanctuary-topped islands. Up in the hills, wine-makers are busy creating Lake Iseo’s beloved Franciacorta fizz, as they have done for generations.

Introducing Iseo: food, wine, history and nature

The lake’s namesake town, Iseo, makes a great base for a walking and foodie holiday. Arcaded cafés and shops surround the main square, Piazza Garibaldi, where an historic market filled with everything from creamy farmhouse cheeses to silver jewellery, pops up every Friday. From the piazza, medieval streets curve past trattorias, with their red-checked tablecloths and seafood menus, to the palm-lined promenade – the starting point for a leisurely lakeside 'passeggiata'.

Walking trails: pull up a (really, really) Big Bench

Walks in Lake Iseo range from sedate strolls along the promenade to mountain climbs – but they all encourage wanderers to pause and take in the views. The Big Benches art project has placed BFG-sized seats at strategic viewpoints to rest weary legs upon… if you can clamber onto them.

For a different type of scramble, ascend the rocky path to San Defendente, a church with an uninterrupted view of Corna Trentapassi peak. Easy routes through the Piramidi di Zone Nature Reserve showcase more in the way of geological wonders, with well-marked paths snaking past stalagmite-like rock formations. Or, you can head to the southern edge of Iseo, where wooden walkways criss-cross the swaying reed-beds of the Torbiere del Sebino Nature Reserve.

Summer in Franciacorta: Italy’s champagne region

Over 100 family-run vineyards stripe the hills of Lake Iseo, all on a mission to produce the finest glass of Franciacorta sparkling wine. This wine is as close to champagne as an Italian sparkling gets – but (we’ll go there) it’s even tastier. A bit like Lake Iseo, Franciacorta is popular in Italy but isn’t sipped as much abroad. Tours of labyrinth cellars and lake-view vineyards reveal each winery’s secrets, whether that’s their passion for organic vines or the story behind Italy’s first sparkling rosé. We musn’t forget that, of course, all tours end in a wine tasting! We'd recommend booking one of these tours in advance with the vineyard as they book up quickly.

Sightseeing fun: ferry routes to Sarnico, Monte Isola & more

Passenger ferries putter between towns like Iseo, Sarnico, Castro and Pisogne, taking just over two hours to cross the whole lake from north to south. If you have time for only one trip, go for the crossing to car-free Monte Isola island. Fishing traditions are still going strong here. Silvery fish dry on lines along the shore and net-making is a living tradition – including making nets for football goals used in the FIFA World Cup. For the best views in the summer, follow the stone mule tracks up to Madonna della Ceriola – a frescoed church perched on the highest point of the island.

Why book a summer holiday in Lake Iseo with Inghams?

At Inghams, we do walking holidays differently. With no fixed itinerary, you have more time in your destination and the freedom to walk as much or as little as you like, discovering some of Lake Iseo's best walking routes and activities at your own pace.

Plus, we've included two optional guided walks every week in Lake Iseo. Join a professional mountain guide and really get to know the area (see more details in the ‘walking’ tab below).

With over 85 years of outdoor travel experience, our holiday packages to Lake Iseo include flights, transfers, and accommodation, so you can relax and leave the small details to us. Our experts can help you choose the best holiday for you, and our team in resort can give you the inside scoop on how to spend your time away with us.

  • No. of rooms: 13
  • No. of floors: 2
  • Official rating: 3


Twin Rooms sleep two people.

Twin Rooms with Lake View sleep two people. These rooms are also available with a balcony, please request at time of booking.

Twin rooms with Garden View sleep two people. These rooms are also available with a balcony, please request at time of booking.

Single rooms have lake views.

All rooms have:

  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • TV
  • Safe

Cots are available on request for approx. €5 per day.

Local fees & taxes

A resort tax of approx. €1.50 per person per day is payable locally.


  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • No. of steps into property: 1
  • Access ramp: Yes
  • One accessible room is available on request, on the 1st floor. This is a single room type with no lake view.
  • The hotel is situated on a main road on the flat, 500 metres from the lakefront
  • Airport transfer time: approx. 1 hour taxi transfer from Verona airport.
  • 450 metres to the lake 
  • 500 metres to the centre
  • 100 metres to the nearest bus stop
  • 2 kilometres to the Torbiere Nature Reserve
  • Garden
  • Small lounge area
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking

Hotel Rosa serves a continental breakfast buffet each morning and local cuisine for dinner where you’ll have a choice of three courses.

You can also choose to dine à la carte for a supplement (bookable and payable locally). Dinner can be enjoyed outside in the garden during the summer months, the garden is usually open from early June but opening is subject to change and weather dependent. 

After dinner, head to the bar and enjoy a drink on the terrace.

The hotel can supply packed lunches on request for €10 per pack (payable locally).

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
  • Dairy Free

Please let us know about any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

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per person from £649
Includes £440pp discount
01/06/2024 - 7 nights
2 adults
From Edinburgh
Half Board
Hotel Rosa
Lake Iseo
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