Hotel Description: The hotel is bound to "The Fine Arts". The lower facade was designed by the famous rationalist Architect Terragni. The unique location, both at the waterfront and in the heart of town, and the Cassani family's 100 years management has made the Metropole Siusse a regular stop for generations of tourists and business men. Since right after the second world war, its rooms gave hospitality to some of the most well-known personalities: King Faruk, Princess Furstemberg, the Royal Family of Denmark... and many of the most famous italian tv and movie stars. To visit the magnificient Villas and Gardnes that make Como Lake accomodationsuch a hotspot, you only need to walk to the Pier in front of the hotel and board one of the many boats towards Villa Carlotta, Villa Serbelloni, Villa Balbianello and the beautiful mansions of the Versace family and George Clooney. Even more breathtaking it's a hydroplane's flight from the local AeroClub, unique in Europe. And if you ask for more: golfing holiday, parachuting, trekking, windsurfing, gambling at the Casino of Campione.... it's all here!
Direction from South:
High Way A9 Como - Chiasso Exit Como Nord direction Como City Centre - Lake
Direction from North (Swiss):
First exit to Como
Bar/Lounge and the wonderful "Imbarcadero Restaurant", featuring the best regional and international cuisine in the formal dining salon or outside on the summer lakefront terrace. A rich buffet breakfast is served from 7.00 to 10.30 am Lunch from 12.00 to 3.00 pm Dinner from 7.00 to 10.30 pm Menu of the day (3 courses including drinks) 25,00 € Room service also available from 7.00 am to 11.00 pm
Hotel Description: otel Albani Firenze is located on a quiet street within walking distance of Santa Maria Novella train station, Fortezza da Basso, Palazzo dei Congressi and Centro Affari. The Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore, the Church of Santa Maria Novella and treasures of Florentine Renaissance make the hotel incomparable. The hotel is an early 20th century Palace, a gem of sober architecture and refined atmosphere. The attentive guest will notice the gracious details and the Italian flair of the hotel. Hotel Albani Firenze concentrates exclusively on its guest through the warmth of the wood furniture, exquisite Florentine fabrics and local Italian marble. The hotel rises to the occasion as ideal partner for days of leisure and business trips.
Hotel Albani Firenze is located in the hearth of the city, in a quiet area very close to Florence Congress Center (Fortezza da Basso, Palazzo dei Congressi and Centro Affari are less then 5 minutes away by walk) and the main tourist attractions. Santa Maria Novella train station is "next door" (150 meters).
Restaurant "Bernini" The Bernini restaurant features traditional Italian cuisine and a selection of international dishes. Capacity: 70 seats. Open daily for buffet breakfast and à la carte lunch and dinner. Buffet breakfast: from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM Rich and various buffet: Selection of bread rolls, rusks and brioche with fruit jam, honey and butter. Orange juice, grapefruit juice, fresh orange squeeze, tea, milk, yogurt, espresso, decaffeinated coffee, american coffee, cappuccino, hot chocolate. Cereals, muesli, cheese, Parma ham, ham, bacon, scrambled egges, fresh fruit.
Hotel Description: A bright, comfortable and well manteined hotel, situated in the Santa Croce district, a short distance from the famous Basilica, the historical centre, and the banks of the river Arno. It may be reached by car and has easy access to the Fortezza da Basso, the Palazzo dei Congressi and Palaffari, site of different exhibits, shows and conventions. The room are spacious and some offer a magnificent view of Florence and her splendid hills.
Situated in the Santa Croce district, a short distance from the famous Basilica, the historical centre, and the banks of the river Arno.
In the morning, savour our typical Italian coffee, cappuccino or espresso, different flavored teas, hot chocolate, fruit juices and yogurt. Whether you're on your way to an important job appointment or just visiting Florence, be sure to rev up your day with our breakfast pastries, assorted salamis, or fresh bread with marmellade.
Before dinner, our barman will prepare your favourite aperitif and give you suggestions of place where you can taste the typical Florentine cuisine and spend a pleasant evening.
Hotel Description: Your "Four-Star" Hotel, in a building designed by Architect Poggi at the and of 19th century, is situated in a quiet and elegant area in the old part of Florence, near the banks of the Arno. Your stay at Hotel Executive, restored i May 1990, convenient to the Theatre, the Congress Hall, the fashion and business districts, the Railway Station and the Air Terminal, is sure to be pleasent, refined and unforgettable. The following features are also available for your convenience: garage, tennis courts, fitness-center, multi specialist medical service, courtesy bus, special price arrangements.
Hotel Description: Only steps from the Santa Maria Novella train station, Hotel Corona d'Italia boasts a privileged position in the heart of the San Lorenzo district, which for centuries has been the crossroads of the commercial and artistic cultures in Florence. Laid out over three floors, Hotel Corona d'Italia is housed in an nineteenth-century palace with clean and pleasing lines. Its interior, decorated with beautiful Florentine ceramics and elegant stucco cornices, are large and light-filled. All rooms are equipped with a bath, and are furnished with modern wooden furniture. The floors are tiled with Florentine tiles bearing traditional Tuscan designs. Perfectly sound-proofed, all rooms have individually controlled air-conditioning, satellite television, direct telephone, hair dryers, private safe and minibar, as well as modem connections.
The American Bar is the ideal place to plan a visit to Florence's monuments while drinking a satisfying espresso or to have a liqueur while taking a moment to relax. Breakfast is served buffet-style, with a choice of pastries prepared according to delicious traditional Tuscan recipes, accompanied by a wide variety of cheeses, cold meats, yogurt and seasonal fruit.
Hotel Description: Enjoy a dramatic view of Brunelleschi's dome or Giotto's Tower while relaxing in the Kraft's terrace swimming pool (from June to September). A unique combination of culture and leisure to make the most of your holiday. Take a rest after a business meeting, treat yourself to a refreshing swim on the pool and a refined dinner at the Kraft's restaurant.
In the center of Florence, near the Arno river, the Opera House and the most important sights.
Hotel Description: New Hotel in ancient florentine house situated in the historical centre of the town, near the Cathedral Congress Centre, Railway Station, "Fortezza da Basso" exhibition area. A kind and friendly hospitality is a tradition of the Malaspina family, the same family which, in the Middle Age, received Dante Alighieri, as a guest at Fosdinovo Castle. 31 air conditioned and sound-proof rooms, telephone with direct external-line, colour TV via satellite and radio, mini-bar, safe, hair-dryer. The Hotel is provided with breakfast room, lift, garages nearby. Disabled facilities.
Distances in km.: Siena 68, Arezzo 80, Bologna 105, Roma 277, Milano 298
Hotel Description: Located along a private lakefront in the centre of Gardone Riviera the Grand Hotel Gardone retains all the charm of the pre-war era. Swimming Pool, whirlpool, sauna, turkish bath, private beach, gardens, piano bar, closed car parking, tennis courts 5 minutes walk away, 3 golf courses within a radius of 10kms. The hotel boasts a strategic position for excursions to Mantua and Sabbioneta, Verona, Venice, the Dolomites, boat trips on the lake to Sirmione, the Borghese Island and Catullo's Roman Villa
AIRPORTS, TRAIN STATIONS
Gardone Riviera is at approx. 60 Km. from Verona Villafranca airport, 130 Km. from Milano Linate and 180 Km. from Milano Malpensa airports.
Milan airports are connected with the railway station by a regular, public bus service.
In Milan Linate tickets can be bought on the bus. In Milan Malpensa tickets are on sale inside the airport terminal. Of course the railway station can be reached also by taxi.
The fare from Linate (130 Km.) and Malpensa (180 Km) is quite expensive.
Please note that the journey from Linate to Gardone Riviera takes at least 2 hours.
To reach Gardone Riviera by train from Milan, you can stop at Brescia and then get a public bus to Gardone Riviera. Desenzano is closer to Gardone Riviera than Brescia, but some trains do not stop in Desenzano and busses from Brescia are more frequent. If you take an IC or EC train, a supplement for fast trains must be paid when you purchase the ticket. Remember to validate the train ticket before the departure with the special stamping machines located close to the platform.
From Brescia take a public bus direction Toscolano or Gargnano (and not direction Gardone V.T.), to Gardone Riviera. Departures every 30 minutes starting from 06.00 a.m. till 20.10. After 20.10 there is only one further bus at 21.10.
The bus station is located around the building on the left side just outside the railway station. Ticket can be purchased there. Duration of the run: ca.1 hour.
Public busses from Desenzano to Gardone Riviera leave as follows:
06.00 - 08.10 - 11.35 - 13.20 - 16.20 - 18.30 Duration of the run: 30 minutes
Busses leave just outside the railway station. Tickets can be purchased at the station bar.
A few taxis are usually available at Desenzano station till ca. h 24.00.
All busses stop 100 m from the Grand Hotel Gardone.
from Milan A4 motorway or from A21 motorway exit in Brescia Est and follow
directions for Lago di Garda and Salò-Gardone Riviera (30 Km).
from Verona A4 motorway, exit in Desenzano and follow direction for Salò-Gardone Riviera (25 Km)
from Brennero A22 motorway, exit Rovereto Sud - Lago di Garda and follow
directions for Riva-Brescia (30 Km).
Hotel Terrace Restaurant on the lake. Restaurant in hotel Bar/lounge