20 Most Romantic Hotels on Lake Como
Top 20 Romantic Weekend Getaways on Lake Como
A romantic weekend on Lake Como is at the top of many people’s wish list. Every year many of you write to me looking for ideas to organize some special days on the lake, to live together with your other half.
So here is one of the most awaited lists on the blog: 20 most romantic hotels on Lake Como, perfect for a romantic getaway.
The top 20 structures I have selected include historic villas, small charming B&Bs, luxury hotels, bucolic farmhouses and suites from “One Thousand and One Night”. The common thread linking all these wonderful places is to be able to offer intimacy, privacy and very special atmospheres to their guests.
I hope this will help you to choose from the many proposals.
20 MOST ROMANTIC HOTELS ON LAKE COMO
Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Tremezzo
Three swimming pools, T Spa and five different bars and restaurants.
Among the most romantic hotels on Lake Como there is, without doubt, the fabulous Grand Hotel Tremezzo, a guarantee of elegance and hospitality since 1910. An extraordinary Belle Epoque masterpiece, with precious furnishings, a lively atmosphere and a luxuriant secular park of 20,000 square metres. It is the perfect place to relive the glittering glamour of the Roaring Twenties. Nothing is left to chance here and every detail is there to surprise you. The pride of this renowned, family-run historic building is its Terrazza Gualtiero Marchesi, a restaurant dedicated to the famous Italian chef, perfect for a gourmet candlelit dinner with one of the most beautiful views of the entire lake. There is also no lack of intimate corners available for those couples wishing to have private tete-à-tete dinners. For a holiday of pure pleasure!
Prices and availability HERE.
Hotel Royal Victoria, Varenna
Suite Spa and 2 restaurants.
The Hotel Royal Victoria is a 4-star hotel located in the historic centre of one of the most romantic villages on Lake Como, Varenna. Choosing it for your elopement means guaranteeing a royal setting for your stay. The name is in honour of Queen Victoria, who stayed in its rooms back in 1838, the year in which the hotel ceased to be a spinning mill and became a wonderful hotel. And today, as in the past, Hotel Royal Victoria continues to be one of the most elegant and romantic hotel on Lake Como. Don’t miss the opportunity to embark from the hotel’s private jetty for exciting water trips to discover the wonders of the area.
Farmhouse Agriturismo Tre Terre, Pianello del Lario
Panoramic, heated swimming pool, bucolic setting, excellent food.
Elegantly furnished rooms, exposed beams and a hillside position overlooking the lake are just some of the elements that will make you fall in love with this place. The Agriturismo Tre Terre is located inside a historic manor house, in a bucolic and enveloping context. Don’t miss the “Breathtaking view of the lake” experience, an “excursion for two” with a mountain guide for an extraordinary experience with your partner. At the end of the day, you will be able to enjoy an excellent dinner based on genuine 0 km ingredients grown directly in the property’s vegetable garden.
B&B Villa Rosalinda, Dongo
Precious rooms and bucolic garden.
If you are looking for a romantic B&B in the northern part of Lake Como, this late 19th century residence is just what you need. The fine and precious details of Villa Rosalinda, its large frescoed rooms, furnished with antique furniture and the enveloping embroidered sheets, will enrich your holiday as a couple with endless special moments. As will its romantic garden, a true oasis of peace, embellished with an amazing variety of flowers and plants. Starting the day with a delicious breakfast based on local products, surrounded by colours and sweet scents, will give you the right charge to start discovering the lake around you! In the surrounding area there are wide beaches, kilometres of cycle paths and an infinite number of outdoor and water activities to try.
Relais Villa Vittoria, Laglio
Tailor-made romantic experiences and wellness area with a view.
The Relais Villa Vittoria is a romantic boutique hotel in a former 19th century silk factory. What will surprise you here, apart from the beautiful rooms in different styles, is the range of à la carte experiences designed to pamper guests. You can spend cosy hours with your partner in cooking or painting lessons, organise excursions with a personal photographer to capture your special moments, or have a personalised picnic basket made for a fun boat trip. For intimate candlelit evenings, all you have to do is reserve the jasmine-covered gazebo or one of the many wisteria balconies, and you’re done. In short, if you are looking for ideas for unforgettable experiences as a couple, this romantic hotel on Lake Como could give you some interesting ideas.
Farmhouse Agriturismo La Fiorida, Mantello
Country chalet close to the lake.
The Agriturismo La Fiorida is the right address for all those couples who have always dreamed of spending a holiday in a romantic mountain chalet, but don’t want to give up the luxury of having Lake Como just a stone’s throw away. Book the Country Chalet Sensorial Style room and you will certainly surprise your partner. Warm tones, soft lighting, carpets and pillows in soft ecological fur and wool, background music, fragrances with essential oils and a welcome bottle. In this room every detail is designed to awaken all 5 senses. Another opportunity not to be missed is a horseback ride at night to share wonderful emotions with those you love, immersed in majestic nature.
Prices and availability HERE.
La Corte del Governo 564, Lezzeno
Intimacy and conviviality.
Even in the heart of the village of Lezzeno there is a dream place, perfect for a romantic weekend on Lake Como. It is the B&B La Corte del Governo 565, a place with a strong personality and a long history. The origins of the Osteria del Governo date back to 1801, as is well remembered by the figures engraved in the granite of the front door. But its walls have been welcoming people and characters since 565. The beauty of this enchanting B&B is the mix of intimacy and privacy that you can experience in one of its romantic suites and the convivial atmosphere that you can breathe within the walls of the fabulous eighteenth-century cellar or under the pergola in the garden.
Casa Lumaca, Tremezzo
Charming B&B with a beautiful garden.
This small romantic B&B on Lake Como, nestled in the alleys of one of the most famous villages of the Lake Como area, offers simple but carefully designed rooms. What will make your holiday special here is the courtesy and care of Marina, the owner of the house. Her freshly baked cakes are delicious and her breakfasts unforgettable. And she is always willing to guide you in the choice of the most evocative itineraries and the most exciting experiences to live in two on the shores of the lake. For a simple stay, but not for this reason banal.
A stay among art and beauty.
Nestled in the greenery of a small medieval courtyard is Suites & Atelier Lake Como, an enchanting oasis of sophisticated tranquillity, perfect for a sweet elopement. This sumptuous 16th century residence housed the studio and creative workshop of the famous artist and designer Beppe Spadacini for forty years. Animalier, Floreale, Coloniale, Chinoiserie and Tropicale are the names of the five rooms in which you can choose to stay. Refined rooms in which every material and fabric is there to evoke the fantasies and inspirations of the designer’s prints. For a romantic weekend with an exotic flavour in the heart of Como.
Albergo Milano, Varenna
Another address to note if you want to stay in Varenna is certainly Albergo Milano. It is a charming and romantic hotel dating back to the early twentieth century and recently renovated. The terraces and balconies of its light-filled rooms are privileged spots from which to enjoy amazing sunsets while sipping an aperitif. The interiors, on the other hand, are skilfully furnished in a mix of modernity and tradition, and abound in precious original details, such as the backs of the beds, made from old gates, or the floors, embellished with typical coloured tiles. And you will immediately have the feeling of being a guest in a typical lake house, but with all the best comforts that only a hotel can offer.
Read also: 12 romantic restaurants on Lake Como
Grand Hotel Imperiale, Moltrasio
Private beach, SPA and swimming pool.
Among the most romantic hotels for couples on Lake Como is the renowned Grand Hotel Imperiale. This is a renowned hotel, dating back to the Twenties, in Art Nouveau style and directly overlooking the lake. Here, your most intimate moments will be framed by the splendid garden with its lovely little temple, the perfect corner for a dreamy cocktail aperitif. Try the superb cuisine of Ristorante Imperialino, the romantic restaurant par excellence. And for sleeping, what about the Imperial Suite, with its imposing loggia, marble bathroom and frescoed ceilings, or the Panorama Suite, with its private terrace and outdoor Jacuzzi?
Prices and availability HERE.
Hotel du Lac, Bellagio
Roof garden with breathtaking views.
Located in the heart of Bellagio, a village known throughout the world as the ‘Pearl of the Lario’, Hotel Du Lac boasts breathtaking panoramic views and excellent cuisine. This family-run establishment welcomes you with the promise of an unforgettable stay on Lake Como. You’re sure to have a romantic time at the hotel’s rooftop bar, Terrazza Leoni. To crown it in one of its 42 rooms, equipped with every comfort and where nothing is left to chance, from the light to the quality of the fabrics and relaxing colours.
Luxury hurban house with secret garden
Choose Palazzo Albricci Peregrini if you want to experience a true romantic daydream. This fifteenth-century palace, owned by the Galli family, is located in the historic centre of Como, a five-minute walk from the beautiful Piazza San Fedele and the Cathedral. Inside, every detail tells of an ancient, noble history and every room is embellished with precious, local materials and objects from the owners’ travels. All its Suites exude elegance and are perfect places to share relaxing moments with your partner. The hotel’s pride and joy is its internal courtyard, where the day begins with a fantastic breakfast of homemade cakes and jams, fresh centrifuges and local products. The rest of the day is spent enjoying relaxing body treatments, iconic cocktails served in intimate corners or cooking classes with the chef.
Villa Liberty, Como
Between fairytale and modernity
Villa Liberty in Como is an Art Nouveau building that seems to have come straight from a fairy tale. Its modern interior blends perfectly with the many floral references in the exterior. There will be plenty of opportunities to entertain your partner, including walks in its enchanted garden, full of bucolic corners, hours of relaxation in the Private SPA and sunset aperitifs on the quiet roof terrace, from which to enjoy the magic of the city lights in the evening. The Suite, with its private terrace, is ideal for couples looking for sweet moments. It has a bathroom with central free-standing bathtub, embroidered towels and a delicately scented courtesy line.
Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio
Aristocratic rooms, Michelin-starred restaurant
You can’t say romantic hotels on Lake Como without saying Villa Serbelloni. Set in one of the most extraordinary settings in the world, this luxurious 5-star hotel has been chosen by illustrious personalities from the worlds of cinema, politics and art for their stay on the lake since 1873. An outdoor and indoor swimming pool, private beach, centuries-old park, 300 m² SPA and beauty centre make this hotel a true corner of paradise on earth. The Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni boasts imposing staircases, frescoed ceilings and the Salone Reale and a grand lobby with splendid Murano glass chandeliers. Indulging in the culinary delights of its two restaurants, including the Michelin-starred Mistral, will be just the icing on the cake of one of the most unforgettable holidays of your life together.
Grand Hotel Victoria, Menaggio
5-star luxury hotel with 1,200 sq m Spa.
The Grand Hotel Victoria in Menaggio is the newest 5-star luxury hotel on Lake Como. An Art Nouveau masterpiece from the end of the nineteenth century, it has been completely renovated and is the ideal destination for a romantic getaway in the name of exclusive beauty, taste and relaxation. Among the many comforts, in addition to top-level restaurants, two bars and an outdoor heated swimming pool, it is impossible not to mention the 1,200 square metre wellness area: inside there is an indoor swimming pool, emotional, tropical and waterfall showers, a Kneipp course, the Salt Room, the Ice Room, the Silence Room and the Fire Room, as well as a wide range of possible treatments. Forgetting about the rest of the world here is a risk you’ll have to take!
Hotel Villa Aurora, Lezzeno
For lovers of sport and good food.
The Hotel Villa Aurora, owned by the Gregorio family since 1965, is a timeless retreat, nestled between mountains, water, woods and flowers and imbued with the charm of an old lake residence. At this very romantic hotel and in its surroundings you can enjoy fun water sports, including wakeboarding, wakesurfing, paddle boarding or water skiing, for adrenalin-filled couple days. In the evening, you can enjoy delicious aperitifs by the lake and traditional dishes, accompanied by excellent wines, selected by the owners. Its rooms are also beautiful, very romantic and cosy, with warm and natural tones.
Farmhouse Agriturismo Al Marnich, Schignano
Rooms with a fireplace and organic food.
A charming property surrounded by greenery, Agriturismo Al Marnich is a farm set in the hilly countryside of Schignano, 8 km from Lake Como. Its rustically designed rooms, with exposed local wooden beams and panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, will be the perfect setting for your elopement on Lake Como. Recommended for your weekend is the Romantic Junior Suite, with fireplace, panoramic gazebo and private garden.
B&B La Villa e SPA, Como
Outdoor swimming pool, salt cave and electric bikes available.
B&B La Villa e SPA is an early twentieth century villa that combines the warmth of tradition with the top of modernity, both in the furnishings and in the services available to its guests. Pampered by that typical welcome of the best B&Bs, you will spend unforgettable days, just five minutes from the city centre. It is the ideal solution for couples who love to explore the area, with the certainty of finding, upon returning, a secluded and welcoming place to relax.
Ronco dell’Abate, Como
Charming relais in Como.
Ronco dell’Abate is a charming relais built in the villa where Gianfranco Miglio, a well-known intellectual and politician, often took refuge during his life. Following the lifestyle of its owner, within the walls of this romantic B&B on Lake Como, culture and landscape intertwine in a continuous dance. Awaiting you in the morning, in an elegant breakfast room with background music, are only the freshest and highest quality products, served on a table set with class. The idea here is to offer a stay rich in cultural and gastronomic experiences, to be enjoyed in rooms with a wealth of fine furnishings and fittings. You will be amazed by the well-stocked library with shelves full of rare books and the lush garden. Good food, fine wines, books and art are the ingredients of your stay here. Can you imagine anything better?
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