Luxury hotel holiday Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni Lake Como

The Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni is a prestigious 5-star hotel set on a promontory on Lake Como affording it astounding views of the lake and shores, on the doorstep of Bellagio. The hotel is rich in history and its public areas and bedrooms are resplendent in antiques and grandeur, and yet the hotel has a charm and cosiness that appeals immensely. Many rooms have lake view, there is a Michelin-starred restaurant and a more informal restaurant, outdoor pool, lake access and a spa with indoor pool.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with British Airways London to Milan
  • Private car transfers
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, car-hire and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Grand Hotel Serbelloni, Lake Como

Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni is a 5-star deluxe hotel in a beautiful lakeside location. The excellent spa facilities, gourmet cuisine and stunning gardens afford guests a truly tranquil and indulgent experience.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 5 deluxe

Location On the lakeside in the village of Bellagio

Annual opening 1 April to 3 November

Closest airport Milan Linate Airport

Distance from airport The hotel is about 90-minutes' drive from Milan Linate Airport

Closest railway station Milan Central Station

Distance from railway station The hotel is about 90-minutes' drive from Milan Central Station

Hotel facilities and services

Outdoor Swimming Pool, 2 Indoor Swimming Pools including a Children's Pool, Private Beach, Michelin Star Mistral Restaurant, Poolside Mediterranean Restaurant, Snack Bar, Tennis, Squash, Gym, Spa, Sauna, Turkish Bath, Massage and Beauty Centre, Pilates, Lift, Room Service, Car Park, Private Garage (pay locally), Live music in the evenings, Park and Lakeside Garden, Concierge.

Out and about nearby

Lake Como, Boat Trips, Famous Villas and Gardens, Bergamo, Lugano and Milan.

Sports nearby

Golf, Boat Trips, Walking, Water Sports, Sailing, Riding.

Special offers for this holiday>

Serbelloni as brilliant as ever.
Mrs H, October 2017

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Classic double or twin room for 7 nights

From about

£2,330

Holiday Code IE33

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Grand Hotel Serbelloni, Lake Como

Room descriptions

Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni has 95 rooms with bath and wc, air-conditioning, telephone, television, mini-bar and safe.

Single Park View
Classic Double
Deluxe Double Lake View
Executive Double Lake View
Senior Suite Lake View

Special offers for this holiday>

Serbelloni as brilliant as ever.
Mrs H, October 2017

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Classic double or twin room for 7 nights

From about

£2,330

Holiday Code IE33

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Grand Hotel Serbelloni, Lake Como

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni on Lake Como, our clients usually fly to Milan Malpensa airport or arrive by train at Milan Centrale railway station. From the airport and the station, we recommend a private car transfer which we would include in our holiday price, or we recommend that you use a hire-car for the duration of your holiday, especially if you want to tour the region. We will arrange this for you if required.

Additional information

Children: Children under the age of 2 stay free of charge when sharing with parents. Cots can be provided on a complimentary basis.

Special offers

Honeymoon offer Wine and flowers in the room on arrival.

Serbelloni as brilliant as ever.
Mrs H, October 2017

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Classic double or twin room for 7 nights

From about

£2,330

Holiday Code IE33

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Grand Hotel Serbelloni, Lake Como

Highlights of the Italian Lakes

Historic villas are to be found on every lake from the Grotte di Catullo Roman villa at Sirmione on Lake Garda to Villa Melzi and Villa Olmo on Lake Como and the Palazzo Estense in Varese. Most of these villas also have extraordinarily beautiful gardens (which can be visited as part of an Expressions Garden Tour holiday) such as the Villa Carlotta on Lake Como, the Isola Bella in Lake Maggiore and Villa Taranto at Punta della Castagnola on Lake Maggiore. Monte Mottarone above Stresa on Lake Maggiore and Monte Baldo above Lake Garda can both be reached by cable car and afford spectacular views. At Gargnano on Lake Garda you can see the stone pavilions where lemons were traditionally cultivated. Within the region there are national parks such as the Stelvio National Park north of Orta and the Parco Nazionale della Val Grande above Verbania on Lake Maggiore.

Cultural highlights of the Italian Lakes

Much of the artistic and architectural cultural wealth in the region is concentrated in the great cities such as Milan and Verona but also in the less well-known but culturally-rich centres of Bergamo, Brescia, Pavia, Mantova and Vicenza (not directly on the Lakes but within reach for a day`s excursion). Highlights include the frescoes by Masolino at Castiglione Olona, the Rocca (castle) at Angera, the Flemish tapestries on the Isola Bella Lake Maggiore, the marble cathedral of Santa Maria Maggiore at Como and the works of art in the Galleria dell`Accademia Tadini at Lovere on Lake Iseo. Milan has La Scala, the Museo Poldi Pezzoli, the Brera Gallery (containing Raphael`s `Marriage of the Virgin` and the Montefeltro altarpiece by Piero della Francesca) and its Gothic cathedral. Verona has its annual opera festival from June until the end of August, the Romanesque church of San Zeno, the Renaissance Loggia del Consiglio and the Roman Arena.

Festivals in the Italian Lakes

The Verona Opera Festival takes place in the Roman Arena every year with performances running from June until the end of August. Verona also celebrates Carnival every year culminating on the Friday before Shrove Tuesday. Como holds a flea market, the Fiera di Pasqua, over the Easter weekend. Music festivals take place in Bergamo throughout the year. The Mille Miglia veteran car race starts and ends in Brescia (via Ferrara to Rome in May each year).

Gastronomy in the Italian Lakes

The cuisine of northern Italy tends to contain more meat and butter than further south and rice and polenta compete with pasta. Saffron is used extensively as in Risotto alla Milanese. Bresaola is cured raw beef served as an antipasta (now often with rocket and parmesan). Manzo al Barolo (beef in Barolo wine), Costolette alla Milanese (veal cutlets in breadcrumbs) and Ossobucco (veal in wine and tomatoes) are all popular dishes. Panettone cake and Zabaglione are two regional desserts. This region produces some of Italy's most famous cheeses such as Gorgonzola, Bel Paese, Fontina and Taleggio as well as some of Italy's most exportable wines such as Soave, Bardolino and Valpolicella. Less well known but interesting wines are produced in the Valtellina in the north of Lombardy and in Franciacorta near Lake Iseo.

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