Hotel Milan Au Lac

  • Lake Maggiore, Italy, Stresa

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If you’re looking for a traditional, family-run hotel then Hotel Milan Au Lac could be perfect. The friendly staff will greet you with a smile as soon as you step through the doors and they’re more than happy to help you make the most out of your holiday with recommendations on things to do locally. The location is great – it sits on Stresa’s beautiful lakeside promenade with some wonderful views over the lake. You’ll find the resort’s shops, bars and restaurants all nearby and the ferry point is also within easy reach, taking you to the popular Borromean Islands.

The lake-facing restaurant serves delicious Piedmont and Mediterranean cuisine in an elegant space. There’s large windows that allow for spectacular lake views. You’re also able to use the garden and swimming pool of the nearby Grand Hotel Regina Palace.

Transfer time: approx. 1 hour by coach from Milan Malpensa airport.

Added value

Honeymoon & Silver Wedding Anniversary Offer: Free bottle of sparkling wine

Early booking offer available for summer 2022 (min stay 7 nights, ends 30 Mar 22)

  • No. of rooms: 82
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 5
  • Official rating: 4

Local Fees and Taxes

Tourist tax of approx. €2.50 per person per day, payable locally. 

Baby cots are available for approx. €8 per day, payable locally. 


Standard Rooms range from 16 - 27m² and can sleep up to two people. They're decorated in a classic style and have a bath or shower, air conditioning, a TV, safe, hairdryer and free WiFi. 

Standard Balcony Lake View Rooms have lovely views over the Borromean Gulf, which can be enjoyed from the private balcony. These rooms have a bath with shower attachment.  

Single Rooms are about 10m² and have a shower.

Standard Triple Rooms with an extra sofa bed are available on request, please call to book. 

Single Balcony Lake View Rooms are available on request, please call to book. 




Adapted rooms are available on request, please call to book. 

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

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.


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



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 a selling agent for the suppliers. All excursions require minimum numbers to run and are subject to change. Some excursions may not be available to pre-book in low season but may be available to book locally subject to numbers. Prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. See terms & conditions.** 



Staying here you'll have free use of the outdoor swimming pool at the nearby (approx. 150 metres away) Hotel Regina Palace. You can relax here on sun loungers beside the pool, in the beautifully tended to gardens. 


Stresa has two public beaches where you can rent sun beds and parasols (payable locally). They both have a bar service so you can enjoy drinks and snacks while you relax by the lake. 


For a local fee guests at the Milan au Lac can also use the spa facilities at Hotel Regina Palace, where there's a whirlpool, Turkish bath, sauna, solarium and fitness room.

General Facilities

  • Free WiFi
  • Babysitting (payable locally)
  • Free Garage at Hotel Regina Palace 
  • Gardena at Hotel Regina Palace
  • Restaurant

Guests at Hotel Milan Au Lac can enjoy a buffet breakfast each morning and a three-course dinner with choices of starters and mains plus a cheese and desert trolley. The restaurant faces the lake and serves Piedmont and Mediterranean dishes such as local cheeses and fish dishes. After dinner, enjoy a glass of local wine from the hotel’s wine cellar.

If you're travelling with young children it's also possible to have early meals (30 minutes early). 

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Please advise of any special dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 8.541398
  • Latitude: 45.885348
  • Location Description:
    • Central location in Stresa
    • 10 metres to the nearest bus stop
    • 150 metres to Hotel Regina Palace
    • 200 metres to the nearest ferry point
    • 900 metres to Stresa train station

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per person from £509
Hotel Milan Au Lac
Stresa, Lake Maggiore,Half Board
06/07/2022 - 3 nights
2 adults
From London Luton
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