Looking for a stupendous Lake Como getaway, it starts and ends with a stay in one of the many fantastic Lake Como hotels. It’s arguable that hardly ANYONE can resist the unique magic that radiates from the serenity that is Lake Como.
From budget-friendly boltholes to luxury blowout stays, when it comes to Lake Como hotels, the Orbzii team have rounded up the best in class.
Widely considered one of the most picturesque of Italy’s lakes, Lake Como is home to a plethora of chic restaurants and bars dotting its shores.
If you’re planning a trip to Lake Como, then you might just want to consider one of these fantastic Lake Como hotels that are on our Lombardy hit list!
Grand Hotel Tremezzo
At just a 4 minute walk from Villa Carlotta, the Grand Hotel Tremezzo has a panoramic view of Lake Como.
It’s steeped in history, elegantly traditional and beautifully set right on Lake Como with far-reaching views of Bellagio, which lies across the water on the eastern shore.
Set in an Art Nouveau palazzo, this luxury 5 star hotel is adorned with vibrant colours, wooden and natural furnishings.
There’s also an elaborately frescoed decadent dining room with a rose-clad Murano chandelier where you’ll be wined and dined.
Why not relax in the floating pool on the lake and a fantastic spa where you will find a heated indoor infinity pool with five hydro-massage areas.
There’s also an outdoor whirlpool tub and a panoramic relaxation lounge where you can relax on sunbeds and gaze out of the floor-to-ceiling windows which offer commanding lake views.
You won’t go hungry at the Tremezzo, as there’s five restaurants and bars which you can enjoy.
From the fine-dining La Terrazza Gualtiero Marchesi to the more simplistic T Pizza where you can try the most delicious wood-fired pizzas.
It’s easy to see why this is one of the most desirable Lake Como hotels.
Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como
A sanctuary of calm, this awe-inspiring former 19th-century villa nestled in lush botanical gardens sits on the sunny forest shores of Lake Como.
Located in the delightful village of Blevio, the Mandarin Oriental is a 15 minute drive from the city of Como and regularly tops the list of the most popular Lake Como hotels.
Combining a fusion of Italian Neoclassical with an Asian-inspired decor, the Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como has sleek and decadent furnishings with the rooms décor offering a clean and contemporary approach.
The bathrooms are spacious; resplendent in marble and gold and all rooms and suites offer an exceedingly high level of luxury.
The idyllic lake views can be enjoyed from the hotel’s restaurants, which include the Michelin-starred restaurant L˜ARIA, CO.MO Bar & Bistrot and the Pool Bar by the resort’s floating pool on the lake.
Grand Hotel Victoria
The Grand Hotel Victoria is located in Menaggio in an enviable location on Lake Como.
Its enchanting promenades and breathtaking views truly capture the beauty of Lake Como.
The Grand Hotel Victoria is one of the most luxurious Lake Como hotels.
This 5-star-luxury hotel has recently been completely renovated which has helped its credentials of being one of the best Lake Como hotels as well as amplifying the splendour of this late 19th century liberty neo-classical masterpiece.
The glorious architecture is further enriched by beautiful gardens and of course the breathtaking views of the lake and mountains goes a long way when it comes to achieving the ‘wow factor’.
Inside is no different, think ornate chandeliers and classical marble columns which contrast beautifully with contemporary furniture and the light and airy rooms – many of which offer far-reaching views over the lake to Varenna and Bellagio.
Sheraton Lake Como Hotel
Nestled away off the lakefront road north of Como, whilst the Sheraton Lake Como is not on the lake itself, the lake is a mere short stroll away.
If you are looking for a slightly more peaceful location, the Sheraton which is surrounded by a verdant park will tick a lot of boxes when it comes to making a shortcut of Lake Como hotels.
The exterior isn’t as extravagant and inspiring as other Lake Como hotels, but what it lacks in curb appeal, it does make up for in its peaceful and welcoming atmosphere.
It also has a large attractive swimming pool with hydromassage points and three restaurants.
Escape the hustle and bustle of Lake Como with a cocktail at the Kincho Bar by the swimming pool or head over to the first floor bar – Fresco.
Hotel du Lac
A family-run hotel on the shoreline of Bellagio, the Hotel du Lac is a great choice for travellers on a budget.
You can still enjoy panoramic views and excellent food at this relaxed, art deco hotel without spending all the pennies.
Whilst the decor feels a smidge dated, this hotel offers a certain intimacy that other Lake Como hotels may not necessarily offer.
The highlight of the hotel without a doubt is its location.
The hotel takes advantage of the unrestricted Lake Como views with huge windows and panoramic terraces, including a lakeside portico with restaurant seating.
This 3 star hotel in Sorico, sits in a peaceful location between lake and mountains making it ideal for couples and families who are looking for a nature-fueled break.
Sitting at the lower end of the budget when it comes to Lake Como hotels, the Europa takes advantage of the quiet and beautiful North Lake Como area.
It’s just a few minutes from the main tourist spots of Lake Como and a little more than one hour from Como and Milan.
It has a traditional feel and you can see influences from its Swiss neighbours when it comes to the design and decor.
In the surrounding areas you can enjoy windsurfing, kitesurfing, sailing, paragliding and many other sports. I
t’s also a great place to go hiking or mountain biking to admire the area’s enchanting landscape.