Hotel Royal Victoria

Piazza San Giorgio, 2Varenna23829Italy
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About Hotel Royal Victoria

With an enviable position overlooking Lake Como, the Hotel Royal Victoria is an upmarket accommodation choice in the picturesque village of Varenna. With its history dating back to the early 19th century, the hotel combines tradition with modern amenities such as an outdoor swimming pool and air conditioned rooms.

All of the warmly decorated en-suite rooms at the Hotel Royal Victoria come equipped with a satellite television, minibar, hairdryer and safe.

Free Wi-Fi is accessible in all areas of the hotel, including the eye-catching garden area. The accommodation also provides a 24-hour front desk, laundry service and nearby parking.

The hotel offers two restaurants. The Restaurant Pizzeria Victoria Grill specialises in traditional Italian food, while the Gourmet Restaurant benefits from wonderful views of the lake.

The Chiesa di San Giorgio is located opposite the hotel. The Castello di Vezio is approximately four kilometres away by car.


Piazza San Giorgio, 2, Varenna, 23829, Italy
Telephone: +390(341)815111 | Fax: +390(341)1881214 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking lot
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television

Wellness / Spa

  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath / Hammam

For children

  • Child / Baby Crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Great location with splendid lake views

With a position right in the heart of Varenna, essentially all past guests were thrilled with the location of the Hotel Royal Victoria. Furthermore, the picturesque views of Lake Como that some of the hotel's rooms and public spaces boast were understandably popular.

Delicious food throughout the day

The hotel's food was a highlight for many previous visitors. Whether it was breakfast or an evening meal from one of the two on-site restaurants, the food served at the accommodation was highly praised in general.

Service warm and accommodating

Most former guests of the Hotel Royal Victoria were delighted with the service that they received from the staff. The hotel's personnel were often considered to be really attentive, warm and helpful overall.

Negative Reviews

Wi-Fi struggles to work in rooms

Many past visitors have lambasted the quality of the Wi-Fi supplied by the Hotel Royal Victoria. Along with downloads speeds considered below standard, the reliability of the Wi-Fi was regularly derided - especially when used in the hotel's rooms.

Rooms can be small and affected by noise

Although they were praised for the most part, some of the rooms at the hotel have been described as somewhat small and lacking in space by previous guests. In addition, rooms that have faced the road were also criticised for attracting bothersome noise.

High price for staying

Numerous former visitors were upset about what they felt was a high cost of staying at the Hotel Royal Victoria. This train of thought was supplemented by some opinions suggesting that the prices for drinks, food and parking at the hotel were overly high.

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8.7 out of 10 based on 377 reviews