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The 5 best luxury and boutique hotels around Lake Como

Lake Como’s most stylish and personal hotels

Ask a dozen people about their favourite hotel, and you’ll likely get a dozen different responses. A favourite hotel is as much of a personal preference as your favourite movie, book or singer. The hotel scene around Lake Como is renowned for its luxurious and distinctive boutique hotels, each with its own unique story to tell. From charming family-run villas to five-star grand dames, these hotels offer an intimate and personal experience, regardless of size. With their striking architecture, bespoke interiors and impeccable service, these hotels are the epitome of style and luxury.

Overview: Lake Como’s top 5 hotels

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Passalacqua

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Grand Hotel Tremezzo

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Mandarin Oriental Lake Como

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Villa Làrio

Passalacqua Moltrasio Lombardy Italy hotel stay
Passalacqua Moltrasio Lombardy Italy hotel stay

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Passalacqua

Be captivated by Passalacqua, Lake Como’s boutique gem nestled within private grounds in the charming village of Moltrasio. This 18th-century villa, once home to composer Vincenzo Bellini, elegantly marries Baroque splendour with designer chic, boasting breathtaking terraced gardens and a fun, intimate atmosphere. Indulge in culinary delights by Executive Chef Mauro Verza, or relax by the pool amidst vibrant parasols. This family-run hotel blends sublime Italian craftsmanship, world-class facilities and a touch of playful glamour for an unforgettable Lake Como escape.

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Passalacqua
Via Besana, 59
Moltrasio
Italy

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Photography courtesy of Passalacqua

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Il Sereno

Embracing the serene beauty of Lake Como, Il Sereno offers a unique blend of contemporary design and natural allure. Its understated elegance is curated by renowned designer Patricia Urquiola, featuring a mix of wood, stone and glass to immerse you in the tranquil lakescape. Indulge in Michelin-starred cuisine at Berton al Lago, showcasing Chef Raffaele Lenzi’s creative mastery, or relax by the infinity pool, basking in the rhythm of underwater music. With designer furnishings and cutting-edge amenities, every suite becomes a haven of chic comfort.

Il Sereno
Via Torrazza, 10
Torno
Italy

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Photography courtesy of Il Sereno
Grand Hotel Tremezzo Tremezzina Lombardy Italy hotel stay

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Grand Hotel Tremezzo

Commanding the shores of Lake Como, the Grand Hotel Tremezzo is the epitome of chic elegance. Marvel at its vivacious colours and classical décor, a modernist twist on Art Nouveau, whilst relishing in the striking panoramas of Bellagio. Indulge in Gualtiero Marchesi’s iconic Italian cuisine at La Terrazza, or opt for laid-back trattoria fare in L’Escale’s atmospheric wine cellar. Don’t miss their mahogany water limousines, a dashing way to explore the lake, before retiring to the spa’s infinity pool, your private sanctuary with captivating lake views.

Grand Hotel Tremezzo
Via Regina, 8
Tremezzina
Italy

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Photography courtesy of Grand Hotel Tremezzo
Mandarin Oriental Lake Como Blevio Lombardy Italy hotel stay

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Mandarin Oriental Lake Como

Immerse yourself in the enchanting elegance of the Mandarin Oriental, Lake Como. Basking in luxuriant gardens, this grand 19th-century villa marries Italian allure with Asian grace. Designer Eric Egan’s stylish suites boast majestic lake views. Savour modern-art platters at L’Aria or sip a Moondance cocktail at the Co.Mo Bar, framed by the lake’s shimmer. Once Bellini’s muse’s home, this villa’s history, marbled by Mandarin’s hospitality, promises an unforgettable lakeside retreat.

Mandarin Oriental Lake Como
Via E. Caronti, 69
Blevio
Italy

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Villa Làrio

Immerse yourself in the serene opulence of Villa Làrio, a cliffside haven bathed in golden sunlight on Lake Como’s eastern shore. This all-suite hotel exudes Mediterranean style with its clean palette of navy and white, enriched by the enchanting lake views from your private terrace. Relish exquisite meals crafted around seasonal ingredients at their chic restaurant, or sip cocktails at the lakeside bar. Embrace the luxury of this secluded retreat, complete with an infinity pool, private jetty and exclusive waterside yoga sessions.

Villa Làrio
Via Matteotti, 27
Pognana Lario
Italy

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