AVAILABLE 15 MARCH TO 30 OCTOBER - The Grand Hotel Bristol is a large, neo-classical hotel only 100 metres from the lake and the beach. The resort centre of Stresa is a short stroll away and is the main town on the west shores of the lake. It will appeal to couples looking for a relaxing break in comfortable surroundings.
Distance from Airport:
30 miles - Malpensa
Twin/double will have 2 or 3 beds
All have * bathroom/shower * WC * satellite TV * telephone * hairdryer * safe * mini bar * air conditioning * electric shutters * (certain amenities may be payable locally)
Location and Resort:
The Grand Hotel Bristol is a neo-classical hotel close to the lake and the lively historic town of Stresa. The hotel has a high standard of service, a relaxed atmosphere, and the rooms are comfortable with polished wooden floors and marble bathrooms. Stresa is a lovely town and popular for holidays on Lake Maggiore, with beautiful villas and gardens, a good climate and a varied selection of shops, bars and cafes. There is a cable car that takes you up to Monte Mottarone, where from a height of over 4000 ft you can enjoy views of the Alps and other lakes. The Borromean Islands are a popular tourist attraction and can be reached by hydrofoil which also goes to other lakeside towns including Locarno in Switzerland.
Eating and Drinking:
The formal dining areas have chandeliers and enjoy a lake view, with some outside seating. Leading from the cosy bar area is a beautiful winter garden with amazing natural light and elegant seating.
There is an outdoor swimming pool set in a neatly hedged garden with a patio sun terrace. Alongside is a whirlpool and a separate children's pool. The indoor heated swimming pool continues the neo-classical theme with arches and columns and some interesting murals.
This hotel will appeal to couples in search of a large lakeside hotel in a lively picturesque resort.