Lombardy is generally regarded as an industrial and industrious region, but some areas do not fail to attract thousands of tourists every year with their natural beauty. We’ve put together a list of the 10 best hotels in the region according to their quality, their offer, and their location, from bustling Milan to Bergamo, Lake Garda, Pavia, and Mantua.
Lefay Resort & Spa
Located on the so-called “coast of the lemons” on Lake Garda, in Gargnano, Lefay Resort & Spa is the first five-star luxury hotel in the area and encompasses 11 hectares of land. With a breath-taking panoramic view of the lake and the surrounding area, any customer will be mesmerized by the luxury this hotel can provide them with. There is a spa in the hotel for those who want to feel even more pampered, and all the areas of the hotel were studied, designed and realized with an eye to harmony with the natural landscapes all around.
Located in one of the most enchanting elevated areas in the Alps, Livigno, Charme Hotel Alexander is a newly renovated hotel housed in one of the historic buildings of the city. An oasis for relaxation and tranquillity, it intends to be a refuge both in the winter and over the summer, and is conveniently located near the ski resort of Teola. The décor is warm, elegan, and charming, thus making this hotel a real stand-out from the crowd.
Giorgio Armani is perhaps one of the best assets Milan has to offer. A stylist of international repute, his collections have mesmerized many people over the decades. Milan has the honor to host one of the exclusive hotels designed and signed by Armani, who took care of every detail to ensure guests can enjoy the elegance of the interior and the splendour of the rooms to the full. The hotel boasts 95 rooms and suites, all with an exclusive design and wonderful fittings.
Located a few steps away from central Livigno, Hotel Francesin is immersed in a tranquillity that is hard to match. Residing in a typical house in the mountains, with wonderful wooden patches and a warm décor, this hotel will enable all its customers to enjoy an authentic stay in the Italian Alps, whilst at the same time providing them with all the comforts they expect of a three-star hotel. Hotel Francesin features an internet point, a garden with a playground for kids, a ski room, a large car park and a covered garage where customers can safely store their vehicles.
Selected as one of the top 100 hotels in Italy by travellers in 2015, Motel K is a unique motel in the province of Pavia which boasts exclusive rooms and suites with first-class service. Their 24 suites have a distinctive theme which makes them stand out from the crowd, and all necessary comforts are offered in order to pamper patrons to the max. Motel K also features a first floor with single and double rooms for those who are simply looking for a plain accommodation in the hills. the suites, meanwhile, can be booked either with or without a Jacuzzi and prices are calculated according to the length of stay.
Situated in the heart of Mantua, Casa San Domenico is a bed & breakfast which enables its customers to enjoy wonderful rooms whilst at the same time being accommodated in a typical house in the city centre of one of the most stunning cities in Lombardy. Located within short walking distance from Piazza delle Erbe and the local Loggia, Casa San Domenico boasts an elegant décor and a refined atmosphere which will make any guest feel pampered.
Located in the upper town (Città Alta) of Bergamo, Relais San Lorenzo is a five-star hotel that offers all the comforts you’d expect. Designed by the famous architect Adolfo Natalini, this hotel boasts a calm cloister around which the whole building develops. With 30 rooms with simple and modern fittings, Relais San Lorenzo provides all its customers with an experience they will hardly forget; an experience of art, culture, luxury, and self-indulgence. Classic Bergamo!
Situated in one of the most beautiful cities on Lake Garda, Sirmione, Hotel Olivi is a four-star luxury hotel that provides its customers with an unforgettable experience of comfort and tranquillity. The hotel boasts a natural spa located amongst olive groves, a feature that is typical of this area and which guarantees a calm and peacefulness that are hard to match. The staff are attentive and will be more than happy to help any tourist organize their tours of the lake and the nearby area.
Founded around 1600, Cascina Scova is a historic building in Pavia which was renovated from 2005 to 2007 and which now boasts 39 rooms, a city-spa, a covered swimming pool, a Jacuzzi, different sorts of massages, against-the-tide swimming, a relaxation area with a tea room, a spa, and a salt cave, and plenty, plenty more. It is the perfect refuge for those who want to indulge in spa treatments whilst keeping an eye on the city of Pavia. Cascina Scova is immersed in thick vegetation, with three hectares of park, two outdoor swimming pools, a solarium, a tennis court and a football pitch – so there’s plenty of scope for energetic pursuits too!
With the 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence under its belt, Hotel La Favorita is located in central Mantua and offers all its customers different kinds of rooms in order to cater to different needs. Choose between he so-called “Great Sleep” rooms, fitness rooms, deluxe rooms, junior suites, business suites and La Favorita suites for a tailor-made stay that’s sure to fit the bill.