Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees
(5 Star Luxury Hotels) Stresa
One hundred and fifty years of unadulterated luxury
Three reasons why you'll love it here
- The charm of one of Italy's historic Grand Hotels
- The park on the shores of Lake Maggiore
- The combination of old world glamour and contemporary luxury
An impressive Art Nouveau style villa, on the shores of Lake Maggiore, Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees dates back to 1861, year in which its first opened its doors to an elite clientele of aristocrats, statesmen, and intellectuals arriving in the tiny lakeside town of Stresa from all four corners of the globe.
When time stands still
Period artworks, priceless marbles, magnificent chandeliers: the hotel's sumptuous public rooms overlooking the lake are just as beautiful as they were 150 years ago.
Outside, in the park, guests wander beneath the ancient trees, to reach the Italian garden, complete with neoclassical statues, and the Japanese garden, from where a spectacular view of Lake Maggiore, and the islets of Isola Bella and Isola Madre can be seen.
In each of the hotel's 160 bedrooms and suites, constant and meticulous restoration work has resulted in a pleasing combination of old world charm and modern luxury and allowed for the recent integration of the very latest in communication technology.
The Hemingway Suite is dedicated to the great American author who was a habitué of the Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees, so much so that he referred to himself in the hotel's guest book as "an old client"
The hotel's highly reputed medical spa offers an extensive range of avant-garde treatments and programs, performed by an expert medical team and world class massage therapists.
When not swimming in one of the hotel's pools or playing on Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees' tennis courts, sports fans might easily be found heading to one of the nearby golf courses or to the lake, where facilities for sailing, canoeing and water skiing can be found.
High profile events
The hotel has 16 meeting rooms, eight in the main building and another eight in the 19th century Villa Azalee, in which important conferences and seminars, but also glamorous banquets, gala dinners and wedding receptions are held.
Corso Umberto I, 67 - 28838 Stresa (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola)
Tel. +39 0323 938938
Fax +39 0323 32405
Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees amenities
- Swimming pool
- Private beach
- Internet connection
- Safety deposit box
- Satellite TV
- Indoor pool
- Wellness treatments
Food and drink
- Baby sitter