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Albergo Milano Hotel & Apartments
3 out of 5
VIA XX SETTEMBRE, Varenna, Lecco
The price is AU$211 per night from 20 Sep. to 21 Sep.
0.14 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (24 reviews)

"Great stay at Albergo Mialno in Varenna. We were upgraded to a room with a lake view (free of charge). The room was pretty spacious and clean. There is a mini fridge and safe inside the room. Breakfast was really good and included in our booking. There are restaurants and shops as soon as you leave ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Nov. 2019

Albergo Milano Hotel & Apartments
Villa Monti
via roma 9/11, Varenna
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0.38 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (35 reviews)

"A+ service, somewhat necessary due to location and access to parking."…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct. 2019

Villa Monti
Hotel Royal Victoria
4 out of 5
Piazza San Giorgio 2, Varenna, LC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$391 per night from 19 Sep. to 20 Sep.
0.03 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (207 reviews)

"We had an excellent couple of days at this hotel. The location is perfect, overlooking Lake Como and across to the Bellagio peninsula. Picturesque and idyllic, especially at sunset from the balcony. The staff were friendly, helpful and accommodating. The breakfast spread was large with a selection ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

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Hotel Olivedo
3 out of 5
Piazza Martiri,14, Varenna, LC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$243 per night from 6 Oct. to 7 Oct.
0.38 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (283 reviews)
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 ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

Hotel Olivedo
Hotel Villa Cipressi
4 out of 5
Via IV Novembre 18, Varenna
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$838 per night from 21 Sep. to 22 Sep.
0.07 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (80 reviews)

"Breathtaking views, excellent rooms amidst a 14th century and botanical gardens overlooking lake Como. Walking distance to monastery, ferry and medieval castle (the last a GOOD hike). Wonderful stay in a beautiful place. Only wish we could have stayed longer"…"

Reviewed on 27 Oct. 2019

Hotel Villa Cipressi
Hotel Montecodeno
3 out of 5
via della Croce 2, Varenna, LC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$154 per night from 8 Oct. to 9 Oct.
0.43 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (120 reviews)

"Nice hotel in beautiful town of Varenna. Room is clean. Breakfast is good.Very near the ferry pier"…"

Reviewed on 7 Dec. 2019

Hotel Montecodeno
Casa sull'acqua
Via Statale 13A, Loc. Fiumelatte, Varenna, Lecco
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1.21 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Darling property; hard to find

"Once we finally found the place (**more about that later; but please read at end of this review), it was incredible. It's not in Varenna per se; rather it's more in Fiumielatte, which is a 20 minute walk from town. We enjoyed that. It's really a unique little gem of a place - literally extending ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct. 2019

Casa sull'acqua
Casa San Giorgio
piazza san giorgio, 3 , Varenna, LC
The price is AU$267 per night from 22 Sep. to 23 Sep.
0.01 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (38 reviews)

"The location was right in the middle of Verona with close access to everything and a beautiful view of the lake."…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov. 2019

Casa San Giorgio
Villa Rachele
Strada statale 13A, Loc. Fiumelatte, Varenna, Lecco
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1.21 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)
Great place to stay.

"Lovely villa with plenty of space and enough facilities for self catering. Within 15min walk of Varenna. Local shop and "beach" just down the street. Shared garden with access to a spa shared with the neighbouring villa. Our flight was cancelled on the day we were due to arrive at the villa. Messaging ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug. 2018

Villa Rachele
Pretty Home
Via Venini 8, Varenna
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0.06 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (3 reviews)
Do not stay here

"This place was misleading in the description. They did not specify that one of the listed “beds” is actually a blow up mattress. Also very upset that when we booked this placed we were clear that we were traveling with a two month old infant and no one thought to mention that there are three flights ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug. 2019

Pretty Home
The Apple House
Via Pino 56, Varenna
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2.23 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Beautiful views and apartment.

"The apartment was beautiful the views absolutely stunning. It was so peaceful. The kitchen was amazing everything was there you need. The communication was excellent. I was so impressed as the process was so easy and the agent responded so quickly. Only negative is air conditioning. It’s very hot ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug. 2020

The Apple House
Sunset Flat Varenna Pino
13 Str. dei Boschi, Varenna, Lombardy
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2.26 km from city centre
Sunset Flat Varenna Pino
Little Nest Flat Varenna
18 Via C.Venini, Varenna, Lombardy
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0.09 km from city centre
Little Nest Flat Varenna
Modern Apartment With Breathtaking Views!
Via Alla Cava Bassa, Varenna, Lombardy
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0.34 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (26 reviews)
Varenna with amazing Mountain View’s.

"Amazing views with a beautiful huge patio. Comfortable beds... worth the trip! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here:) However, it could use some sprucing up including larger towels."…"

Reviewed on 29 Oct. 2019

Modern Apartment With Breathtaking Views!
Casa Paola Varenna Perledo
14 Viale dei Giardini, Varenna, Lombardy
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0.82 km from city centre
2/5 (1 review)

"Casa Paola is located 7 mins from the train station, or 13 from downtown Varenna. It should be known that there is NO AC in this unit. Unfortunately that was not made very clear on the advertisement and I believe that is something that should be remedied by the host. In the middle of the summer, ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug. 2019

Casa Paola Varenna Perledo
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Visiting Varenna

Travelers to Varenna give high marks for the lakeside setting and top-notch restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy the city's cafés and sightseeing tours. Villa Melzi, Villa Carlotta, and Villa del Balbianello are some of the top sights around the area.

  • There are 27 hotels and other accommodations in Varenna
  • The closest major airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno) 29.1 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Bergamo (BGY-Orio Al Serio) 50.1 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Varenna

Cultural venues in the city include Civic Museum of Ornithology and Natural Sciences, Villa Monestero, and Castello di Vezio. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the lakeside and Grigna Settentrionale Regional Park. Additionally, you might want to add San Giovanni Battista Church to your agenda.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 27 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Varenna. Below are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Hotel Royal Victoria - This 4-star hotel features 2 restaurants, free breakfast, and an outdoor pool. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and bar.
  • Casa Stacy - Amenities at this apartment include free breakfast and free WiFi.
  • Villa Torretta - Amenities at this guesthouse include a restaurant and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its helpful staff.

Top places to visit around the area include Villa Melzi, located 2.1 mi (3.4 from the city center, and Villa Carlotta, which is 3 mi (4.8 away.

Dressing for Varenna

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 57°F during the day and 33°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 76°F, while the average at night is 44°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 80°F with nighttime averages of 54°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 65°F and nighttime averages of 35°F
  • Varenna gets about 1.02 inches of rain per year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 78°F, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 35°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Varenna?
Hotel Royal Victoria is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 2 restaurants. Other top choices based on reviews include Hotel Olivedo and Hotel Montecodeno.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Varenna, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals in Varenna.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Varenna?
Based on reviews, Hotel Montecodeno is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free continental breakfast and free WiFi.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday in Varenna?
Hotel Montecodeno is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free continental breakfast. Other options for your child-friendly holiday include Hotel Olivedo and Hotel Royal Victoria. Also, attractions in the area such as Como-Brunate Funicular and Menaggio Beach are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a couple going to Varenna?
Hotel Olivedo is a favourite 3-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and an al fresco restaurant.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Varenna?
Hotel Montecodeno is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Varenna?
Hotel Montecodeno is a top 3-star hotel offering free continental breakfast, located within a short 7-minute walk of Royal Victoria . Other good choices to stay near the beach include Hotel Olivedo and Hotel Royal Victoria.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Varenna?
Hotel Royal Victoria is a 4-star hotel with 2 restaurants and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay.
What are some hotels with pools in Varenna?
Hotel Royal Victoria is a popular 4-star hotel featuring a seasonal outdoor pool, 2 restaurants and a full-service spa.

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