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Como Italy Hotels - The Top Como, Italy Hotels - Hotel Metropole Suisse, Hotel Borgovico, Grand Hotel di Como

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Como is a city in the Lombardy region of Italy, near the Swiss border. It is the capital of the Province of Como and is located on a large lake by the same name. Como is also in close proximity to the Swiss Alps. The natural resources and beautiful landscapes make Como a popular destination for tourists from all over the world. Como has a long and rich history that begins as far back as the Bronze Age. The exact location and design of the city was decided by a decree from Julius Caesar in the 1st century BC. For many years in the 18th and 19th centuries, the city was under the control of Austria, and for a brief period, France, until being restored as part of Italy in 1859. Some of the attractions of Como include numerous theaters, parks, gardens, and museums, including the Tempio Voltiano, Basilica of Sant’Abbondio, and the Como Cathedral (Duomo di Como). To support all of the tourists, there is an abundance of hotels available in the city, large and small. Not all of the hotels are highly rated, however. Here are the top three Como, Italy hotels, as decided by consumer reviews:

Hotel Metropole Suisse

Piazza Cavour 19, 22100 Como, Italy
Phone: +39-031-269-444

The Hotel Metropole Suisse is popular because of its prime location on the waterfront, in the heart of the city. Boats are available just outside for tours and transport to area attractions. The building is over 100 years old, designed by the famous rationalist architect, Terragni. Both European royalty and entertainment stars stay at this hotel when in Como. The hotel restaurant, the Imbarcadero, features both regional and international cuisine in a formal dining room or on the terrace. Room amenities include minibar, air conditioning, and satellite television. Rooms are available in single or double Classic, double Superior, junior suite, or full suite. Rates start at $136 US per night.

Hotel Borgovico

via Borgovico 91, 22100, Como, Italy
Phone: +39-031-570-107
Fax: +39-031-338-5883

The Hotel Borgovico is located in one of the most charming and culturally rich neighborhoods in Como. The best restaurants are just outside the doors, and there is a choice of authentic Como bars nearby. The historic 19th century building is one of the few originally built to accommodate guests, although it was more of a hostel back then. The hotel just completed a thorough renovation that added air condition, high-speed internet, satellite LCD TVs and day beds. Guests can also enjoy the hotel’s quaint little bar or their wine cellar, full of some of the best wines of Italy. Rooms are available in singles, doubles, superior doubles, and deluxe doubles. Each room has its own, unique feature, be it a cast-iron bed, stone walls, or open beams. Nightly rates start at $90 US.

Grand Hotel di Como

via per Cernobbio 41a, 22100 Como, Italy
Phone: +39-031-5161

This is one of the premier Como, Italy hotels for business, but leisure travelers will also enjoy the modern architecture and amenities. It is located near the highway to Milan and Lugano. It is also near the town center, but its exact location is in the middle of peaceful park, so none of the hustle and bustle of the tourists will ever distract you. The hotel features a small, state-of-the-art fitness center, a sauna, and a Turkish bath. Amenities include air conditioning, elevator, Wi-Fi, concierge, and satellite TVs. A futuristic auditorium is available in a separate building on the premises for one of the most memorable meetings or events you will ever attend. Guest dining is provided by the Monet Grand Café with coffee, light fare, reading material, and soft background music. Fine Mediterranean and local cuisine are served by the Botticelli Restaurant. The hotel has a total of 33 single rooms and 120 twin and double rooms, all with marble bathrooms, minibar, and sofas in the doubles. Nightly rates start at $227 US.

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