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4.0 out of 5

"We loved the quaintness of this property and the convenient location. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was fine. If you can’t walk up ... " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 14 May 2019

Hotel Description

3-star Art Deco hotel near Bellagio Port

On lake

Your stay at this Varenna hotel places you within a 10-minute walk of San Giovanni Battista Church and Civic Museum of Ornithology and Natural Sciences. Royal Victoria and Branch of Lecco are also within half a mile (1 km).

Beachfront dining

This hotel features a restaurant, a rooftop terrace, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas and airport pick-up service. Enjoy the free continental breakfast each morning.

Free WiFi, LCD TVs

The soundproofed guestrooms offer free WiFi and free bottled water. LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and other amenities include Egyptian cotton sheets and coffee/tea makers.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$148* Per night/room Jul 3 - Jul 4

Superior Double or Twin Room, Lake View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room, Lake View, Annex Building

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Olivedo ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel Olivedo

Everyone (2) Family (1)
4 out of 5
We loved the quaintness of this property and the convenient location. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was fine. If you can’t walk up and down stairs then this is probably not the property for you. There is a very small lift to the third floor. (We were on 4th so had a few more stairs to climb with luggage.) We did fine. However, we were on the side where the wind was blowing from so we had a bit of a sleepless night. (No fault of the hotel) Weather was so bad that ferries didn’t cross all day. Disappointing, as our stay revolved around visiting Bellagio etc.

Posted by , from Illinois on May 14, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 15, 2019 by Luigi

Thank you

3 out of 5

hotel room

Description of the standard hotel room isn't accurate. If you book a standard room plan on walking up 4 flights of stairs. The rooms have a small window near the floor so impossible to see out, thus the no view. The elevator is only for luggage and only goes to the 3rd floor so you will need to carry your luggage up a flight of stairs. 4th floor rooms (standard) ceiling is very low, great if you are short. Bathroom amenities aren't great, bring your own! The ferry is about 25 feet from hotel. Good for easy access but bad because of the noise. A lot of vehicle traffic, trucks etc and general people noise. Also NO black out drapes so room has a lot of street lights. My advice, book a superior room. The owner could be more pleasant.

Posted by on Jun 10, 2016

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5 out of 5

Hotel Olivedo--charming!

Pros: Location, cleanliness, welcoming hostess.
Location: Varenna has several villas (Villa Monastero and Villa Cipressi) with beautiful gardens. Hike up to Castello di Vezio and La Fiumelatte.
We stayed at the Hotel Olivedo for 4 nights and found it very lovely with old-world charm. Our room was very large, comfortable, clean, with a terrace overlooking the harbor. The location is excellent--just a short walk from the train station and next to the passarella and ferry docks. Laura is a charming hostess and made us feel welcome. We ate at their restaurant which serves local dishes as well as other specialties, and we enjoyed it very much. Breakfasts were served on the front terrace and were substantial and tasty. Service was excellent. We highly recommend this hotel.

Posted by , from Georgetown, MA on Sep 21, 2014

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. A rooftop terrace, a library, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Hotel Olivedo. You'll have access to the outdoor pool at a partner property. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel (available 24 hours) and a train station pick-up service are available for a fee. For a fee, parking is available. This 3-star Varenna hotel is smoke free.

  • 16 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Built in 1896
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • Garden
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge) , Self parking (surcharge) , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Malpensa International Airport (MXP) (97 km / 60.2 mi)
  • Train station: Varenna-Esino Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport pick-up and train station pick-up
  • Parking: Self parking and extended parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Hotel Olivedo offers 16 accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. 20-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include bidets, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Down blanket
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.

Olivedo - This beachfront seafood restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

A hosted evening meal is available for a surcharge daily.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 6 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 18 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 60 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy).

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows regional sanitization guidelines Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy)
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Cash Deposit Required
  • Debit cards
  • Online Penalty Collection
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. This tax is adjusted seasonally and might not apply year round. Other exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 November - 29 February, EUR 0.00 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 6 years of age.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 March - 31 October, EUR 2.00 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 6 years of age.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 160 per vehicle
  • Self parking fee: EUR 20 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 60 per night
  • Hosted evening meal: EUR 40

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Olivedo
  • Hotel Olivedo Varenna
  • Olivedo
  • Olivedo Varenna
  • Olivedo Hotel Varenna
  • Hotel Olivedo Hotel
  • Hotel Olivedo Varenna
  • Hotel Olivedo Hotel Varenna

You should know

  • All guests (including children) need to be present at check-in to show their government-issued photo ID or passport.
  • Onsite cash transactions can't exceed EUR 1999.99, due to national regulations. For more details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Hotel Olivedo offers transfers from the airport and train station (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 48 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Children 18 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To adhere to national/local laws, air conditioning may be restricted to certain hours from 06 January to 09 May.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.