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Hotel La Palma

  • Lake Maggiore, Italy, Stresa

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Set mere steps from the lakeside, Hotel La Palma is offers elegance and high standards of accommodation on one of Italy's most beautiful lakes. With smart and sleek interiors, this 4* property offers large communal spaces, beautifully furnished bedrooms with amenities and a restaurant with panoramic views of Maggiore's azure waters. Its verdant gardens provide the perfect spot to relax and soak up the sunshine whilst the lake facing pool positioned a short stroll across the road is ideal for cooling off and immersing yourself in the stunning views of the surrounding mountains. From here, you can also access the small shingle beach and take a dip in the lake's crystalline waters. The panoramic sky bar located on the top floor of the hotel is home to a large outdoor seating area where you can kick back and embrace La Dolce Vita with an aperitivo in hand after a day exploring the picturesque town of Stresa situated just a five minute walk away. 

 

Rooms

  • No. of rooms: 120
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 7
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 32
  • Annex:

    20m accessed from garden

  • Official rating: 4

Classic Rooms are around 24 to 30m² and are decorated in a traditional style with a balcony, shower, hairdryer, toiletries, TV, telephone and safe.

Superior Rooms are around 25m² and offer side lake views with balcony, satellite TV, hairdryer and bathrobe and slippers. 

Deluxe Rooms are sleek and elegant, ideal for a romantic getaway. With space of 28m², balcony with lake view, satellite TV, shower, toiletries, bathrobe and slippers, telephone and safe, this is the perfect haven for couples or small families. 

Junior Suites are the most recently renovated with stylish furnishings and exceptional lake views. Measuring an impressive 35m² and offering luxury toiletries, a modern shower with four settings, satellite TV, bathrobes and slippers, telephone and safe, this is the ideal choice for families or those seeking a spot of luxury. 

The Classic Room is also available for sole use, please ask out reservations team about availability. 

All rooms have air conditioning, shower, hairdryer, safe, radio, satellite TV, WiFi, toiletries, bathrobes, slippers and room service on request. 

Accessibility

Available on request

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

Meals

  • Buffet breakfast with hot options
  • 4 course dinner with choice plus extensive salad, dessert buffets and cheese trolley. 
  • No of restaurants: 1
  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Informal, however the hotel requests that gentlemen wear trousers for dinner. Shorts are not permitted. 

  • Breakfast service:

    Buffet

  • Dinner service:

    Waiter

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Stresa

Stylish Stresa is Lake Maggiore's leading resort. Take your summer holidays in Stresa this year and experience this unforgettably beautiful Italian lake resort. The idyllic Borromean Islands are only a short boat ride away and Monte Mottarone, with its superb views, is easy to reach by cable car.

The lush gardens of Villa Pallavicino and Villa Taranto are well worth a visit. Summer holidays in Stresa take you to a flower filled, fragrant place with a long, landscaped lake front promenade. This links by cable-car and lake ferry to all the resort's main hotels. Imagine crystal clear waters, sparkling blue skies and idyllic lake islands and that's a summer holiday in Stresa... in a nutshell!

The old town centre has been partly pedestrianised and comes to life in the evenings as the bars and restaurants spill into the squares. Holidaymakers love summer holidays in Stresa for the smart shops that line the narrow, cobbled streets. And the music! From the end of July to September, Stresa's celebrated International Music Festival offers 25 fantastic classical music concerts.

Things to do in resort

  • Horse-riding
  • Sailing
  • Tennis
  • Walking
  • Swimming

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 8.535991
  • Latitude: 45.885886
  • Distance to City Centre: 300

For more information on travel and transport visit our Stresa page

Excursions

Special Excursion Package - £99 SAVE £10

Pre-book the Macugnaga, Ascona and Cannobio and Wine Tasting excursions and receive a FREE one day boat ticket to Baveno or Stresa and the Borromean Islands

 

PRE-BOOKABLE

Three Lakes Tour £51, Tuesday, full day

A chance to see three of the most beautiful lakes in two countries. In Lugano, enjoy a stroll along the palm and cypress tree lined promenade which gives the city a truly Mediterranean feel and admire the marvelous Last Supper painting in the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli. In Lake Como we will pass by the most famous resorts, with their splendid villas including George Clooney's and stop at Tremezzo where you can visit Villa Carlotta, with its unique collection of art and fabulous gardens. Finally we will visit Como, a city steeped in history where you can admire the 14th century cathedral or hunt out some bargains in the vast array of silk shops.

Milan £49, Friday, full day

One of the most stylish cities in the world, Milan is the Italian fashion capital. Make the most of your visit in the company of our local guide with a visit to the elegant Vittorio Emanuele Galleries and the Sforza Castle. Then free time to visit La Scala Opera or some of the famous boutiques. 

Macugnaga £39, Saturday, half day (runs mid June to mid Sept)

In just 90 minutes we go from 260m above sea level in Stresa to the foot of the second highest mountain in the Alps - Monte Rosa (over 4600m). Enjoy the contrast between the mild Mediterranean climate and flora of Lake Maggiore and the fresh Alpine climate with its meadows and fir trees. You can take a stroll through the picturesque Macugnaga village, a ski resort in the winter which still preserves the quaint houses of the ancient Walser people; or take a chair lift/cable car up higher for some spectacular panoramic views. (Cable car ticket approx €12)

Ascona and Cannobio £37, Thursday, half day

A photographer's dream, this half day excursion combines the best of two countries. The elegant and charming Swiss town of Ascona is home to an attractive lakeside promenade, interesting boutiques, this contrasts with the sleepy Italian village of Cannobio - a picture postcard setting that is a favourite with local artists. 

Wine Tour £39, Sunday, half day

Where would Italy be without its renowned pasta and wine? Wherever you go in Italy you shouldn't miss the chance to taste some of the local produce. With this trip we'll take you through beautiful countryside to reach the wine cellars of Ricetto. Your host will guide you through the cellars and describe the art of wine production in the area. You'll have the chance to enjoy some Piedmont wines and tasty local snacks, the best of these wines - Ghemme - is said to be unique and only produced here.

 

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Zermatt and Matterhorn £76, full day

Over the Simplon pass, Zermatt is one of the most iconic Swiss villages. Surrounded by twelve peaks over 4000m in height including the world famous Matterhorn - the most photographed mountain in Europe due to its striking shape. Stunning scenery all around, this is a journey into a mountain paradise. 

Island Tour £28, half day

A visit to the islands and gardens which are synonymous would Lake Maggiore. Why not take the time to find out about the history behind these beautiful places? We will take you on a private boat to visit Isola Bella and Isola Pescatori with commentary on the history of the islands as well as the splendid villas on Stresa's shore and their illustrious visitors over the centuries. 

 

Please note that we act at all times as selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions. Prices correct at time of publication and may vary up or down. 

Facilities

Restaurant and Bar

Offering exceptional lake views, the restaurant at Hotel La Palma is home to the daily breakfast buffet and four course evening meals. Start your day with a rich continental spread of breads, cakes and cold cuts as well as daily hot options. A selection of teas, coffees and fruit juices is also available. In the evening, enjoy a seasonal salad buffet along with a set menu of five choices per course showcasing some wonderful Italian and international dishes. Be sure to leave room for dessert of which there is an entire buffet and the rich and flavourful cheese trolley.  After dinner or indeed during the day, the exquisite 'Sky Bar' on the top floor offers up the perfect spot for a glass of something cold whilst you gaze out of Maggiore's sparking depths and the majestic mountains beyond. 

Pool and Beach

Recently renovated, the heated lakeside pool situated just across the road from Hotel La Palma is the ideal spot for some rest and relaxation. Further down, you'll see a small shingle beach which dips into the lake itself for a cool, refreshing experience not to mention some incredible views of the surrounding terrain. You can also take the lift up to the top floor where just next to the Sky Bar, you'll find a gorgeous dip pool with build in whirlpool and plenty of sun loungers and beds dotted around. 

Spa

The sixth floor of Hotel La Palma is home to their luxurious spa area which features a sauna, steam room, salt room, fitness room and relaxation area with complimentary herbal teas. Ideal for those days where you want to get away from everything or indeed to rest any weary feet after a day exploring the quaint and cobbled streets of Stresa. Beauty and massage treatments are available to book and pay for locally. 

  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Spa

Local Fees and Taxes

Tourist tax payable locally directly to hotel


Family Facilities

  • Children's menu
  • Cots & linen
  • Highchairs in restaurant

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Hotel La Palma
Stresa, Lake Maggiore,Half Board
13/05/2020 - 3 nights
3 adults
From London Gatwick
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