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Hotel Olivedo, Varenna

3-star3 stars
Piazza Martiri,14VarennaLC23829Italy

Lakefront hotel in Varenna with restaurant, bar/lounge
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
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Very Good8.0
Great location
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Value for money
Fairly good value for money
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Hotel Olivedo, Varenna

from $196
  • Superior Double or Twin Room, Lake View
  • Standard Room
  • Double Room, Lake View, Annex Building

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 16 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 2:30 PM-6 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check in

  • Cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (18 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Train station pickup *


  • Self parking *

  • Free nearby parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built 1896
  • Elevator/lift
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 20-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


Olivedo - This beachfront restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Hotel Olivedo, Varenna’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Olivedo
  • Hotel Olivedo Varenna
  • Olivedo
  • Olivedo Varenna
  • Olivedo Hotel Varenna


Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 3 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

In accordance with national/local laws, air conditioning may be restricted to certain hours from 06 January to 09 May.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. This tax is adjusted seasonally and might not apply year round. Other exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.00 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 6 years of age.

Optional extras

Self parking costs EUR 20 per night

Extended parking is available for an extra charge

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 60 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 160 per vehicle

Train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hotel Olivedo, Varenna


  • Villa Melzi - 21 min walk
  • Villa Carlotta - 36 min walk
  • Civic Museum of Ornithology and Natural Sciences - 10 min walk
  • San Giovanni Battista Church - 10 min walk
  • Villa Monestero - 13 min walk
  • Bellagio Port - 18 min walk
  • San Giacomo Basilica - 25 min walk
  • Villa Serbelloni - 25 min walk

Getting around

  • Lugano (LUG-Agno) - 86 min drive
  • Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.) - 89 min drive
  • Varenna-Esino Perledo Station - 8 min walk
  • Fiumelatte Station - 29 min walk
  • Bellano Tartavalle Terme Station - 8 min drive
  • Free parking nearby
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Extended parking (surcharge)
  • Airport pick-up service
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 105 reviews

Hotel Olivedo, Varenna
Fantastic location & hotel
This hotel and the owners that run it is nothing short of amazing. We stayed 3/nights. I could’ve stayed all summer. The hotel is just a short walk from the Varenna train station. Follow the crowds to the ferry, and look for the yellow hotel at the water. That’s your hotel. Varenna is long passage ways around the water, with delicious restaurants that are everywhere. Less commercial and snooty than Bellagio, However, the ferry stops right at the hotel, and takes you to Bellagio every 30 minutes. Varenna and this hotel is a true gem. The family that runs this hotel have been doing so for 3 generations. Get to know them, and you’ll be lifelong friends. What an amazing family. We will definitely be back next summer. We miss TeTe, Luigi, and everyone already.
A Traveler, us3 night trip
Hotel Olivedo, Varenna
The place to stay on Lake Como
We loved this hotel. The staff was very friendly and made us feel like a part of their family. The location is great and the view is even better. Get away from the crowds of Bellagio and stay in this quiet scenic town.
William, us3 night trip
Hotel Olivedo, Varenna
Excellent stay at quaint friendly family-run hotel
Charming family-run hotel at the lakeside with ferry across the road. The proprietors were extremely kind and helpful. Breakfast buffet was great, with eggs made to-order. The hotel is decorated in quaint old-world style and has a common beautifully decorated living room, a common sitting area with desk and chairs and books, other nice nooks on each floor. Had a very spacious room with large bathroom and large step-in shower stall. It had gorgeous breath-taking views of the lake and surrounding alps. Varenna is a wonderful little town - there are numerous shops, restaurants, a lovely botanical garden and villa, a castle up on the hill, a tiny grocery store, small bars, outdoor eating areas. The train station is a short distance away, about 20 min walk but with big luggages can be challenge because downhill to lakeside and uphill back to the station. However there is a taxi which takes a short few minutes drive. Varenna has a wonderful ferry boat system with scheduled rides thru-out the day to Bellagaio, Menaggio, Como etc and other gorgeous lakeside towns. Just get the ticket down at the ferry dock office. Had fantastic time at Hotel Olivedo in this wonderful town! Thank you dear Luigi and family! Hope to see you again!
A Traveler, us4 night trip
Hotel Olivedo, Varenna
Perfectly beautiful old style hotel
Stephanie, us3 night trip
Hotel Olivedo, Varenna
Look forward to seeing TiTi and family again!
We missed our train stop and they came to pick us up in the next city at 10:30 at night which saved us from waiting for the last train. The staff/owners/chef/waitresses were all extremely kind and helpful. Our room was in the annex building facing the water. It was well equipped, clean and spacious. The morning breakfast was really good. We had cappuccino, espresso, fresh/dried fruit, several cereals, yogurt, breads/jellies, pastries, meat, juices(very good), and eggs and bacon if you wanted. They had a full bar and outside restaurant as well. They are located close to the ferry and the train station is a 15 minute walk. This is an old historic hotel that will enchant you with the old furniture, pictures, architecture....just lovely.
Sandi, us2 night trip

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Hotel Olivedo, Varenna

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