Grand Hotel Di Como
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Grand Hotel Di Como Reviews
Good function/conference hotel but NOT holiday hotel Jul 22, 2009
COST: Can't comment on the pre-set rates from Travbuddy but all I can say is, it's not what's I paid and not what I saw from their rates board at the hotel. Prices are in Euros to start with, at around $150 Euro for standard room.
SERVICE: Staff are generally nice, they are generally helpful if you ask politely. ALL the male staff are way more friendlier than the women staff at the concierge however this was opposite for the cleaners and waiterstaff, where the women were way nicer, more helpful and approachable. The hotel has this international exchange program with other hotels in countries all over the world, and I can say that the trainee staff were great.
BREAKFAST: Pretty good Italian style buffet, great pastries that are made by the in-house chef, the croissants are here are even better than the ones I ate in France. VERY GOOD BREAKFAST and GREAT coffees.
LOCATION: OK, let's no kid ourselves here, if you're going to make the effort to get yourself to Lake Como, and given that Como is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen in my entire life, it's also a quiet place with spectacular views of the Swiss Alps and Lake Como ifself. So my tip is if you you're looking for a conference / function hotel, Grand Hotel Di Como is great, otherwise, GET ANOTHER HOTEL by the lake, Como is famous for it's lake.
PARKING: There is free and safe street parking on roads surrounding hotel as well as paid hotel underground parking (does cost a bit though, I think it was around 30 Euro per day, don't quote me but this is the best I can remember, my mind wandered off when they said the word cost.
ROOM/HOTEL: Good rooms, not sound proof on windowside, but definitely is between rooms and front entry door. So you will hear outside loud noises such as concerts nearby. The rooms are excellent, very clean but DOES NOT have a kettle with complimentary tea or coffee. They charge me 3 Euros for a cup of hot water so that I could make my baby's milk bottle. Does come with minibar though.
RECOMMENDATION: Again, what can I say, if you you're looking for a conference / function hotel, Grand Hotel Di Como is great, otherwise, GET ANOTHER HOTEL by the lake, Como is famous for it's lake and views. Anywhere that you stay in Como is nearby, as Como has great public transport. NOT a family or holiday resort / hotel, no outdoor swimming pool and this hotel does not have any lake views or views of the Swiss Alps at all.
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Grand Hotel Di Como Overview
The Grand Hotel Di Como is an ideal place to stay for both business and relaxation. The hotel offers a golf course and a tour desk as well as a sauna, a concierge and conference room(s). Como town centre is within a 10 minute drive from the hotel.
The Grand Hotel Di Como caters for families with children offering babysitting / child services. Guests can relax reading a book from the library or spend time at the garden. For an easy and effortless check-in and departure experience, take advantage of the Grand Hotel Di Como's express check-in/check-out feature which minimises the usual hassles leaving you with more time to enjoy your holiday.
Cinema Theatre Chiasso, FoxTown Factory Stores and Monte Sasso are within driving distance of the Grand Hotel Di Como. Lugano Airport (LUG) is a 40 minute drive from the hotel. Stadio Comunale Chiasso is within a 20 minute drive from the hotel.
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