5 star hotels on Lake Como

The most beautiful 5 star hotels on Lake Como

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Resting at the foot of the Alps Italy’s third largest lake is world-renowned for its distinct natural beauty and flair for all things luxury.

Some of the world’s most beautiful hotels can be found on Lake Como, or Lago di Como in Italian, and plenty of the most recognisable faces have relaxed on its shores. It’s such an attractive place to unwind plenty of A-listers decided once just wasn’t enough and bought a villa. Gianni Versace, George Clooney, Madonna, and Richard Branson to name-drop just a few.

If you like the idea of your vacation resembling a Hollywood movie set (some of the most stylish movies were filmed here, including parts of Bond film Casino Royale, and the final scenes of Ocean’s Twelve) and you want to get as close to the glittering water as you can, take a look at our hand-picked selection of the most beautiful 5 star hotels on Lake Como below.

Watching the sunset across this gorgeous expanse of water, ambling through one of the picturesque villages nearby, and simply making the most of the world-class amenities your Lake Como 5 star resort has on offer, is likely how you’ll spend the majority of your time – and shopping, and, of course, eating.

As well as being one of the most naturally stunning places to visit, with some of the most exquisitely luxurious hotels and resorts, unsurprisingly Lake Como is also home to some of the most exclusive boutique shops, and unbelievably tempting restaurants you’ll find, anywhere.

For fine dining and to sample some of the region’s most mouth-watering food and drink consider Il Sereno Al Lago, Ristorante Materia, and La Terrazza Gualtiero Marchesi Restaurant, and when you’re ready for a little gift buying for friends, family and naturally a few highly elegant essentials for yourself, head to downtown Como, Bellagio, or one of the many unbelievably picturesque Lake Como towns scattered with tempting boutique shops and more cafes and eateries to perfect La Dolce Vita.

Of course, if you’re staying at one of the below 5 star hotels on Lake Como you’ll be well catered for, and it’s likely you’ll be reluctant to leave the sanctuary of your suite for very long. Take a look at some of the Lake Como resorts below and you’ll quickly see why many A-listers couldn’t resist making Lago di Como a regular occurrence.

Have you been to Lake Como? Where did you stay? If you had the trip of a lifetime let us know so we can add your hotel to the list of the best 5 star hotels on Lake Como below. Tell us about your experiences and let’s raise the profile of the places that are truly unforgettable. Contact us and let us know.

Wild Bay Co is as much a celebration of the people who make these incredible experiences possible, as it is a celebration of the luxury resorts and hotels themselves. If you’ve stayed somewhere outstanding that deserves recognition for its exceptional attention to detail as well as its stunning setting then contact us and let us know.

A century and a half of welcoming elegance.

Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni

An historic 5 star hotel on Lake Como. Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni.

One of the most beautiful views in the world

The Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni is one of the most prestigious historic hotels in the area, and the only 5 star luxury hotel in Bellagio, the best-loved village around Lake Como. From April to November, its lounges and large gardens enable guests to enjoy a holiday like the aristocrats of times gone by: far from the crowd, surrounded by every comfort imaginable and looking out over one of the most beautiful views in the world.

One of the oldest and undoubtedly most elegant 5 star hotels on Lake Como.

A new era of luxury hotel for the iconic destination of Lake Como.

il Sereno Lago di Como

il Sereno Lago di Como. Bringing a new meaning to luxury and modern design into iconic Lake Como.

Effortless relaxation and simple beauty

Bringing new meaning to luxury and modern design, Il Sereno Hotel breathes fresh air into the iconic, bucket list item, that is Lake Como. The, award-winning designer, Patricia Urquiola has combined the natural ambiance of the surrounding environment with comfort and luxury, resulting in a design that embodies all spectrum’s of luxurious accommodation.

Il Sereno is 450 feet of simple elegance along the pristine Lake Como shoreline. With exceptional service, world-renowned design and unmatched placement, Il Sereno offers you the chance to step out of the ordinary, and into a world of effortless relaxation and simple beauty.

An iconic art nouveau masterpiece sitting on the western shores of Lake Como.

Grand Hotel Tremezzo

Grand Hotel Tremezzo. A century of divine charm.

The Grand at its best

The Grand Hotel Tremezzo is an iconic art nouveau masterpiece sitting on the western shores of Lake Como. With views spanning the crystalline waters towards Bellagio and the Grigne mountains, where guests are treated to sumptuous accommodation, three pools, a lakeside private beach and lavish private park, all with the warmest hospitality all’italiana.

Fabulous period décor characterized by vibrant colors, the finest materials and statement furniture ooze the glamor of yesteryear.

The exuberance of times past is paired with contemporary luxuries to make your lakeside vacation truly extraordinary. La dolce vita awaits.

A sanctuary of calm, nestled on the sunny forest shores of Lake Como.

Mandarin Oriental Lago di Como

Mandarin Oriental Lago di Como. 5 star lake front splendour. The perfect sanctuary for those seeking the ultimate Italian lifestyle experience.

Immerse yourself in
Lake Como

Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como is a sanctuary of calm, nestled on the sunny forest shores of Lake Como. 19th Century Villa Roccabruna is at the heart of the resort and skilfully renovated to create a sense of modern Italian elegance with a subtle oriental charm.

Idyllic lake views can be enjoyed from the resort‘s restaurants, which include Michelin-starred restaurant L˜ARIA, CO.MO Bar & Bistrot and the Pool Bar by the resort’s floating pool on the lake. The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como is the largest on the lake, with two private spa suites, two treatment rooms, a beauty studio, a next-generation Technogym fitness centre and a holistic heat and water experience area.

If a place has a soul, it
stays alive forever.

Villa d’Este Lake Como

Villa d’Este Lake Como. An iconic luxury Hotel on Lake Como.

Timeless beauty lives here

For centuries the home of the aristocracy, after princesses, marquises, sultans and tsars, since 1873 it has been an elegant five-star resort, one of the most celebrated charming hotels in the world.

Luxury, lake view and the art of living well in a suggestive experience that fills the eyes and inspires the mind.

Villa d’Este is considered one of the most beautiful works of architectural art of the sixteenth century. Designed by Pellegrino Pellegrini known as “Il Tibaldi”, a famous architect of the time, the villa is immersed in a 10-hectare park with centenary plants where you can admire the Nymphaeum of Pellegrino Pellegrini , the Fountain of Hercules and the Temple of Telemachus. In its halls you can admire fascinating works of art, including some from the French school, others from the Canova school , as well as decorations by Andrea Appiani.

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