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Villa D'Este  
Villa D'Este 5.0 -Star Hotel
Kids Welcome ... Spa
41.6 miles from Milan Malpensa Airport

Set on romantic Lake Como, surrounded by 25 acres of magnificent gardens, Villa d'este was originally built in 1568 as a summer residence for Cardinal Tolomeo Gabio and transformed into a luxurious hotel in 1675. Continuously renovated, it features 158 rooms, all different in size and decor, with unique furniture and modern facilities.

Amenities - Villa D'Este

158 Rooms, 3 Restaurants, Concierge, Handicapped Rooms (On Request), Bars, Tennis, Water Sports*, Indoor Golf*, Gym, Putting Green*, Indoor Pool, Turkish Baths, Sauna, Lake Floating Pool, Children’s Pool, Golf (Nearby)*, Meeting Facilities, Lake, Lake Tours*, Beauty Center*, Villas.

* denotes activities/services available for an additional cost. Amenities and inclusions are subject to change at any time.

Room Categories and Descriptions - Villa D'Este

Room amenities include air conditioning, walk-in closets, linen sheets, high-speed Internet connection, telephone, color/satellite TV, mini-bar, bathrobes, slippers, complimentary shoe shining.

Superior Gardenview

Partial Lakeview

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.

Dining - Villa D'Este

The Villa D'Este offers the following restaurants:

The Veranda - Overlooks the Lake and the gardens. It is formal and elegant (jacket and ties required in the evening). Glassed-in, windows electrically controlled disappear into the ground. In the Summer, tables are also set up on the terrace. The menu is traditional Italian haute cuisine. Excellent wine list.

The Grill - The Grill is informal but the ambience is cozy and chic. The menu lists an interesting variety of regional dishes with a choice of the best Italian wines. In the Summer, meals are served in the garden under the century-old plane trees. Open from 7:30pm-Midnight everyday except Monday.

Kisho - The Japanese restaurant featuring sushi, sashimi, tempura and other Japanese specialties is located in the gardens above the Grill. A great romantic venue. From its terrace one can watch the moon come up over the lake. Open 7pm-11pm everyday except Tuesday.

Bars - Villa D'Este

The Villa D'Este offers the following bars:

Sundeck - Overlooking the sundeck and the floating swimming pool, the bar serves lunches and snacks, salads, sandwiches and a pasta dish of the day. Open Noon-6pm.

Bar Canova - Open all day for drinks and light snacks. Pianist playing from Noon-2pm and again 7:30pm-8:45pm.

Terrace Bar - On the lake front. Drinks and snacks served under the chestnut trees in the midst of the jasmine scent.

D'Este Club - During the summer months, weather permitting, the band will play on the lake front terrace under the stars. Jacket is required. Open on Friday and Saturday 10pm-1am.

Location of Villa D'Este

Resort Rating Key
6-Star Resort Exceptional (Premier property with finest services,
amenities and exquisite surroundings)
5-Star Resort Deluxe (Prime location with outstanding service, elegant accommodations and a wide array of amenities)
4-Star Resort Good (Tastefully furnished accommodations with
assortment of amenities and services)
3-Star Resort Moderate (Comfortable accommodations with limited
amenities and services)
2-Star Resort Fair (Clean, basic, budget property)
1-Star Resort Very limited appeal