Locanda Milano 1873
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Locanda Milano 1873 Brunate Reviews
Bed and Breakfast style with a traditional Italian Touch. Jul 08, 2011
I stayed in this lovely hotel for a period of 4 days. Located in the village of Brunate at the top of the hill just a mile away from the City of Como.
The easiest way to get to this place is via the Finiculare located at the base of the town of Como.
Finiculare services last till 12 mid night and 1 am (if I remember correctly) on Saturdays. This tram ride that goes straight up on a very steep slope has got a very long history. A tourist attraction in itself. It has been running since the early 1900's. You can even see pictures of when the Finiculare was operating during this time period, in black and white photos and you will probably be amazed (like me) by the winters back then. Inches upon inches of snow covering the little village of Brunate.
The hotel itself is very easy to find. Once at the top of the hill, in the village of Brunate, there is only one exit. Head straight out and you will see a sign pointing to the Hotel which is only 5 minutes walk from here.
You can find 3 local cafes and pubs within the immediate area of the Hotel. But as expected with this village being in an isolated area, the price you pay for meals is also slightly expensive than normal.
Hotel itself provides continental breakfast. Fruits, Cereal,Cheeses, Pastries (amazingly good), Ham, Fresh Orange Juice, Coffee, Tea... there is quite a good selection here.
Family run hotel. Simple and cosy. Yet when you are ready to head your way down to the Lake in the mornings the view that greets you is simply stunning.
The staff are friendly and they will be well impressed with you, if you attempt to speak a few words of Italian. I impressed my house keeper by asking for toilet roll in Italian. She happily and heartily said 'Bravo' at my attempt.
I felt great for the rest of the day. My efforts to attempt Italian did not come to waste!
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Locanda Milano 1873 Overview
Only 5 km from the centre of Como and 3 minutes from the cable car service you will find the 3 Star Locanda Milano, situated in a green area. It is located in a peaceful position and it has been recently restored to offer a comfortable accommodation. The rooms are disposed on two floors painted in different colors: yellow and blue.
The building was built in 1873, renovated in April 2001, lies next to the other houses of the small pretty village of Brunate. You have the option of reaching the hotel through a small path among the houses. 'La Fraccia, La Capeleta, ul doss e la Strada de Piz' was the natural path for people wishing to spend some relaxing moments in a peaceful and green area near the lake and the centre of Como.
The Hotel offers 11 rooms, all with en-suite bathroom and equipped with modern facilities including TV and telephone. Some of our rooms have the balcony from where you have a marvelous view of the surroundings. The bathrooms are well furnished and equipped with shower, towels and hairdryer. The rooms have quite simple wooden furniture but at the same time it is very nice. The walls in a soft blue and yellow tone, give to the rooms a relaxing atmosphere.
The hotel is managed directly by the owners, paying great attention to offering a good service. In a corner of the hotel there is a nice gazebo with tables and relative chairs, for a relaxing time.
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