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Villa Guardini Art Deco Villa with amazing lake view in Varenna
Villa Guardini Art Deco Villa with amazing lake view in Varenna
8 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
8 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
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Villa Guardini, is a beautiful, glamorous Liberty style villa, perched above the town of Varenna.

The villa has amazing lake views, an art deco interior and offer wonderful accommodation for a family stay or even a base for wedding party.

Enjoy the Lake Como sunsets with a lovely glass of wine on the terrace!

The space

The villa has amazing lake views, an art deco interior and offer wonderful accommodation for a family stay or even a location shoot for film or photography.

Preserved and rich in history with lots of references to the bygone 1920's. There are very few intact villas to this standard that are not public treasures.

Located just a stones throw from the centre of Varenna where frequent boats and ferries can be found, offering excellent transportation links. There is also a train station in the village.

The villa is entered by grand wrought iron gates and stone pillars, the walls covered in ivy. Steps lead up to the villa and its gardens that contain terraces and pergolas. They are the perfect place to enjoy the visually pleasing views of Lake Como.

Inside, the house is spacious and combines on the ground floor large and spacious rooms for entertaining. There is a large reception room with sofa's for lounging, a complete dining room - also with a lake view and a fully equipped ground floor kitchen. there is also a downstairs bathroom.

All three double bedded bedrooms are located on the first floor and all have either a lake or garden view and are furnished with lovely pieces and wooden floors. One bathroom on each floor.

Varenna, has plenty to offer and is a charming fishing (and tourist) village with attractive gardens.Situated on the eastern shore of Lake Como, looking over the central part of the lake towards Bellagio. Varenna's picturesque lanes and old fishermen's houses are unpretentiously appealing, and some visitors prefer the town to its grander neighbours.

Although Varenna is a tourist destination, and its pretty waterfront and tiny stone beach fill up with holidaymakers, it has somehow a more authentic air than the other resorts. The main tourist activities in Varenna are relaxing by the lake, and visiting the gardens of two villas, Villa Monastero and Villa Cipressi.

Regional trains run from Varenna to Milan's Stazione Centrale approximately every two hours, taking an hour. The railway station in Varenna is a short uphill walk from the ferry stops, following the signpost to the left as you leave the boat.

The town is connected to the other lake resorts by passenger ferries, and there is also a car ferry crossing to Bellagio, on the central promontory and Menaggio on the far shore of Lake Como.

Guest access

You have full access to the Villa Guardini, gardens, parking for one car

Interaction with guests

Our LoveComo team will meet you for check in and check out, be available for concierge service and assistance if needed but otherwise you are on your own to enjoy your holiday!!

Other things to note

Check in time is between 3 to 6pm.
It is important that you inform us of your estimated time of arrival a few days in advance by email or via Air BnB message so we can arrange meet and greet services. If you do not advise us of a late arrival outside the stipulated hours of 3 to 6pm, we reserve the right to charge a €50 surcharge to cover late arrival costs, which will be deducted from your security deposit.
Should you wish to arrive earlier than 3pm and your property is ready, we will be more than happy to conduct an earlier check in.
Check out is prior to 10am. Please contact us if you require a later check out than 10am and we will do our very best to accommodate you.

We will request passports of everyone in your group on arrival for passport registration, this is for the local police and tourist stats for the Regione Lombardia.

Please keep in mind that the municipality of Varenna charges a daily tourist tax of €2 per person (children below 14 yrs of age are exempt) for the first 10 days of your stay. This amount will be collected in CASH by LoveComo at check in.

The service charge of €250 and includes: linen, towels and final clean.

Please note that heating is not included in the rate. In colder months, when heating is necessary, a gas meter reading will be taken at arrival and departure and correctly calculated and payable in cash at checkout.

Free parking on premises
Family/kid friendly
Buzzer/wireless intercom

Always communicate through Airbnb
To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed

House Rules
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM
Security deposit is $803

Please treat the house with respect as if it was yours.


5 Reviews

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Melissa User Profile
August 2016
It was great to have Mario, who speaks English help check us in.

Judith User Profile
July 2016
Barbara welcomed us at Villa Guardini on schedule and gave us a tour of the villa. The villa is a beautiful old home located high on a hill set perfectly between the ferry dock and town of Vareena where there are great restaurants and some adorable shops. Vittoria was responsive and helpful. The information she provided was extremely useful in finding the Villa and getting acquainted with the area. As for Lake Como---it is spectacular!

Лера User Profile
November 2015
The host canceled this reservation 42 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Matt User Profile
September 2015
Vittoria is great. She's so helpful and responsive. So was Paolo, who met us at the property, helped with luggage, and assisted with other questions during our stay too. The best 3 things about the villa are location, location, and location (and it fits a big family very comfortably!). It sits up on the hill with an incredible view (but not too far up, so you're in walking range of everything!). It's located conveniently between the two main parts of the city. And it's an easy walk to/from the ferry and to/from the train station (get a cab when you have luggage though). I'd definitely recommend Villa Guardini! It's a good bet for fun, relaxation, or whatever you're seeking on vacation! Enjoy!

Philippe User Profile
August 2017
Nous avons passé un merveilleux séjour en famille à la villa Guardini à Varenna. Nous avons été très bien reçus sur place, la maison est très agréable et idéalement placée. Elle est spacieuse avec une vue magnifique sur le lac de Côme de toutes les pièces et une terrasse le surplombant. Exceptionnelle. Les places de parking apportent effectivement beaucoup de sérénités au séjour. Un petit problème de plomberie pendant le séjour a fait l'objet de toute l'attention de nos hôtes et a été rapidement pris en charge. Un grand merci à Vittoria, Lina et Mario.

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Vittoria LoveComo User Profile

I am a director at LoveComo along with Jacquee and together with our trusted team we form LoveComo.
After many long summers spent at the lake as kids and youngsters, at 20 years of age I decided that Lake Como was the place for me and moved here for good! Best decision ever!
Jacquee and I run our business with passion for what we love...we LoveComo, the lake, the mountains, the walks, the food, the people, everything that makes Lake Como work and tick.
We will be very happy to help you find the perfect property for your stay at the lake, be it short and sweet or long and relaxing!
Check us out, we will be thrilled to host you!

Languages: English, Français, Italiano, Português
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