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Hotel Olivedo

3 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Parking Available
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSan Giovanni Battista Church6 min walk
    Popular LocationCivic Museum of Ornithology and Natural Sciences6 min walk
    Popular LocationCastello di Vezio13 min walk
    AirportLugano (LUG-Agno)87 min drive

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  • Superior Double or Twin Room, Lake View

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Standard Room

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Double Room, Lake View, Annex Building

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 18 sq m
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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About this area


Located in Varenna, Hotel Olivedo is near a train station and on a lake. Villa Carlotta and Villa del Balbianello are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Lake Lugano. Villa Monastero and Menaggio Beach are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and waterskiing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking and rock climbing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • San Giovanni Battista Church - 6 min walk
  • Civic Museum of Ornithology and Natural Sciences - 6 min walk
  • Royal Victoria - 7 min walk
  • Villa Monastero - 8 min walk
  • Castello di Vezio - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Varenna-Esino Perledo Station - 5 min walk
  • Malpensa International Airport (MXP) - 84 min drive


  • Olivedo — 1 min walk
  • Ristorante La Vista - 4 min walk
  • Osteria Quatro Pass - 4 min walk
  • Varenna Caffe - 4 min walk
  • Borgovino - 5 min walk
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About this property

Hotel Olivedo

Lakefront hotel with free breakfast and restaurant
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, a rooftop terrace and self parking. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and free bottled water. For entertainment, LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can also appreciate comforts such as Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforters.
Hotel Olivedo offers 16 forms of accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters and premium bedding. 20-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include bidets, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Varenna hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (EUR 20 per night)
  • Extended parking on site (surcharge)
  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible
  • Free off-site parking
  • 24-hour pick-up airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 8 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Hosted evening meal available daily for a fee of EUR 40

Things to do

  • Access to nearby outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • Lift
  • Library

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese


  • Garden
  • Rooftop terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down comforter
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer


  • 20-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing



Check-in from 2:30 PM - 6 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 18 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 60 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. This tax is adjusted seasonally and might not apply all year round. Other exemptions or reductions may 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: From 1 November - 29 February, EUR 0.00 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 6 years of age.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 March - 31 October, EUR 2.00 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 6 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 160 per vehicle
  • Self-parking fee: EUR 20 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 60 per night
  • Hosted evening meal: EUR 40

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

We should mention

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 1999.99, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using the information in the booking confirmation
This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children 18 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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
In accordance with national/local laws, air conditioning may be restricted to certain hours from 06 January to 09 May

Property is also known as

Hotel Olivedo
Hotel Olivedo Varenna
Olivedo Varenna
Olivedo Hotel Varenna
Hotel Olivedo Hotel
Hotel Olivedo Varenna
Hotel Olivedo Hotel Varenna

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hotel Olivedo and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Olivedo offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel Olivedo cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Olivedo?
As of 3 Mar. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Olivedo on 18 Mar. 2021 start from AU$197, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Hotel Olivedo have a pool?
Yes, this property has outdoor pool access.
Is Hotel Olivedo pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Hotel Olivedo?
Self-parking is available for EUR 20 per night. Extended parking is available for a fee. There is free parking nearby.
What time is check-in at Hotel Olivedo?
Check-in is from 2:30 PM - 6 PM.
What time is check-out at Hotel Olivedo?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does Hotel Olivedo provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a shuttle from the airport to the hotel. A fee of EUR 160 per vehicle applies.
Where is Hotel Olivedo located?
Situated on a lake, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from San Giovanni Battista Church and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Bellagio Port. Civic Museum of Ornithology and Natural Sciences and Royal Victoria are also within 10 minutes. Varenna-Esino Perledo Station is 5 minutes by foot and Fiumelatte Station is 24 minutes.
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 145 out of 287 reviews
5 - Excellent 51%
Rating 4 - Good. 91 out of 287 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 34 out of 287 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 11 out of 287 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 287 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
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It is rare that an hotel can feel like your own home, but this wonderful hotel manages that supremely difficult feat. The delightful people who run the hotel are, each and all, warm, welcoming and incredibly efficient. Nothing was too difficult for them and their recommendations were superb. We had the most marvellous time on Lake Como but the main reason for that was the central comforting care of Hotel Olivedo. I have no complaints - the room was spacious and comfortable and offered wonderful Lake views; the in-house restaurant was quite exceptional, the food and wine exemplary. We celebrated a friend’s 50th there and the staff made it truly memorable. This is simply an absolute jewel - and I cannot wait to return.
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Loved staying at this hotel!
Absolutely loved our stay here with the friendliest staff! It was very convenient with the boat docks just outside which gave us access to a lot of the other towns around Lake Como. Travel to the hotel was easy from Milan which was part of the reason we stayed in Varenna. Don't expect something super modern as they maintain a vintage vibe with nice views of the Lake from your bedroom (Superior room) and the service was sensational. Thank you very much Luigi and team!
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Happy Staff make Happy Guests!
Hotel Olivedo was amazing! The rich historical building feels so much like "fancy Europe" when entering. The bed and shower were updated and comfortable without compromising the integrity of the classic beauty of the building. It is in front of the ferry stop, but it was NOT chaotic; it was actually nice to see people coming and going. We ate at the restaurant two nights. Both nights were absolutely fabulous! I loved the pumpkin gnocchi (not what I had expected and SO GOOD!). I have to say the staff makes this hotel top notch! I feel like we got to know the staff on a personal, friendly, and very inviting level. They were all so pleasant it just made our stay perfect. Absolutely would recommend!
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Warm Welcome and Great Breakfast
The Staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome even though we were practically the only ones there. This is a great family run hotel right next to the main ferry so side trips are super easy. The staff even made us a to go breakfast because we had an early train the next day. A great hotel!
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Varenna comfort hotel
Very comfortable hotel family owned and operated. Close to train station and water taxi. Very hospitable owners. Let us leave our luggage while we spent the night in St Moritz after the Bernina Express visit. Loved Varenna, Mennagio and Bellagio!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

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