Italian Lakes, Lake Maggiore
Undoubtedly the most exclusive hotel on Lake Maggiore, the Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromées represents beauty and luxury, all combined with first-rate facilities and enchanting views of the Borromean Islands and the Alps. Located just a few minutes' walk from the centre of Stresa, this magnificent hotel opened in 1863 and has played host to a number of prominent guests, including Ernest Hemingway and Clark Gable.
A wealth of facilities include stylish public rooms, the elegant Restaurant Il Borromeo, a health club and swimming and diving pools. The guest rooms relive the Belle Epoque era, Impero or Maggiolini style, as lavish drapes, warm, rich colours, fabrics and Murano chandeliers enhance the authenticity.
The Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromées is perfect for those seeking relaxation amidst wonderful surroundings but for the more active, a selection of water sports, horse riding and a number of golf courses are also located nearby. Only positioned 500 metres away from the centre of Stresa and directly facing the treasured Borromean Islands, the Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromées embodies a truly romantic Maggiore setting.
The hotel has 179 rooms (official rating 5 star). Child prices apply to ages 2-7 years.
Minimum stay 3 nights.
Included With: Bed & Breakfast, Half Board, Full Board
Dress Code: Gentlemen are required to wear long trousers in the evening.
Open 7.30am - 10.30am, 12.30pm - 2pm and 7.45pm - 10pm
Breakfast is buffet style serving a variety of hot and cold dishes, and lunch and dinner offer fine Italian cuisine served à la carte. During the summer, guests may enjoy dining on the terrace and garden.
This restaurant is certified by AIC (Italian Association Celiac) as safe for gluten intolerant people.
Open 10.30am - 7pm (normally open May - September)
Open during the warmer months of the year, the poolside snack bar serves freshly prepared sandwiches, salads, and some à la carte dishes, along with delicious desserts and ice creams.
Enjoy a glass of wine from the hotel's extensive collection in the comfortable bar.
2 Swimming pools including indoor heated pool (normally in use mid May - September) with poolside snack bar.
Spa with sauna and Turkish bath.
Fitness room available for guests use.
The perfect spot to relax after a day's sightseeing.
Max 3 Adults
Twin Garden View Rooms are comfortable, elegant and quiet, enjoying the sight of the hotels luxuriant park and mountains surrounding Lake Maggiore. Most of the garden view rooms also have a balcony. All rooms have either a king-size bed or twin beds and can sleep up to three adults.
Max 3 Adults
Twin Front Lake View Balcony Rooms provide comfort, space and an unrivalled view on one of the most beautiful lakes of Italy. All rooms have either a king-size bed or twin beds and can sleep up to three adults.
Max 3 Adults
Junior Suites Front Lake View/ Balcony rooms have stunning views over the lake, with a king-size bed or twin beds and living area with breakfast table. They can sleep up to three adults.