Britannia Excelsior, Cadenabbia in , Italy
So what's it like?
Situated in a perfect location in the centre of Cadenabbia and just across the road from the lakeside, the recently refurbished Hotel Britannia Excelsior enjoys beautiful views out across Lake Como. Just a few metres from the hotel and on the lakeside itself is the lido pool and directly in front of the hotel is the floating pool, set on a platform over the lake, where you can take in the sunshine during the day - the ideal spot for an evening aperitif. The bedrooms vary in size and rooms at the rear of the hotel have a quieter outlook towards the village. Hotel Britannia Excelsior represents excellent value for money providing simple, traditional accommodation on an all-inclusive basis with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Book the Discovery package by 27 April 2016 and get flights, transfers, accommodation and excursions in one great value package for all summer 2016 departures dates only.
Lake Como Discovery
A prestigious and romantic lake, ideal for relaxation and indulgence with its attractive lakeside villages and beautiful waters surrounded by traditional Venetian villas. The Britannia Excelsior sits opposite Lake Como in the resort of Cadenabbia making it a perfect place to explore some of the most beautiful and luxurious attractions in Italy and neighbouring Switzerland - journey to Switzerland on the famous Bernina Express, enjoy a tour of Lake Orta and Stresa and immerse yourself in the shopping and sights with a day trip to Milan.
- St Moritz and the Bernina Express (Monday).
- Day trip to Milan (Tuesday).
- Tour of Lake Orta and Stresa (Friday).
St Moritz and the Bernina Express: travel over the panoramic Maloja Pass to Switzerland. Here you board the Bernina Express train on which you will take in amazing views. St Moritz, the world famous, exclusive Swiss resort is set beside a lake and surrounded by magnificent mountains.
Day trip to Milan: spend a day in Milan, a city of history, music, fashion and shopping. The city is best known for its mighty Duomo and the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie housing Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper. Also worth a visit are the impressive Sforzesco Castle and La Scala Opera Museum.
Tour of Lake Orta and Stresa: a full day tour with a drive to Lake Orta followed by a visit to the elegant town of Stresa on Lake Maggiore.
Please note: entrance fees and optional additional activities are payable locally. The trips are daily local coach excursions and it is likely that guests from other companies will also participate in them. Must book by 27 April 2016. Only available for summer 2016 departure dates.
· on main lake road · short walk to ferry departure point · 5 minutes' walk to Cadenabbia · 3 minutes' walk to lido pool, bar and restaurant
for 2 people on all inclusive sharing a twin room with private shower and WC located at the rear or side of the hotel. Triple rooms also available. Rooms with a balcony and lake view, superior rooms with balcony and lake view, deluxe rooms at the rear of the hotel and deluxe rooms with balcony and lake view are available at a supplement. Small single rooms, some of which overlook the hotel's atrium, are also available. All rooms have hairdryer, safe, flatscreen satellite TV, fridge, ceiling fans and air conditioning.
Infants and cot hire
Cot hire is available for €8 per day.
· superb lake views · floating pool on a platform over the lake directly in front of the hotel · 3 minutes' walk to outdoor lido pool and bar, pool towels provided at a small charge · bar and terrace · lido restaurant and lakeview lounge bar · internet point · several spacious lounges · TV room · regular live music in the bar · extra charge for à la carte restaurant · free shuttle boat service between Bellagio and Cadenabbia at set times · extra charge for late night shuttle service to Bellagio lido and disco until 2am (high season only) · 6 lifts · 284 bedrooms
classic all-inclusive package includes: · hot and cold buffet breakfast · 4-course buffet lunch or packed lunch · 4-course buffet evening meals with choice of menu · unlimited drinks (non-branded beer, house wine, local spirits, soft drinks, tea and coffee) in the main bar from 9.00am-11.45pm · drinks in the lido and sunset bar until 6.30pm (non-branded beer, house wine, soft drinks, tea and coffee) · 20% discount available at the à la carte restaurant
additional all-inclusive packages, bookable in 'Extras' section:
gold all-inclusive package includes: · hot and cold buffet breakfast · 4-course buffet lunch or packed lunch · 4-course buffet evening meals with choice of menu · unlimited drinks (all wines, beers, spirits, soft drinks, tea and coffee) in the main bar from 9.00am-11.45pm · drinks in the lido and sunset bar during all opening times (all wines, beers, soft drinks, tea and coffee – spirits excluded until 6.30pm) · 20% discount available at the à la carte restaurant
platinum all-inclusive package includes: · hot and cold buffet breakfast · 4-course buffet lunch or packed lunch · 4-course buffet evening meals with choice of menu · unlimited drinks (all wines, beers, spirits, soft drinks, tea and coffee) in the main bar from 9.00am-11.45pm · drinks in the lido and sunset bar during all opening times (all wines, beers, soft drinks, tea and coffee – spirits excluded until 6.30pm) · meals in all restaurants (booking required)
The lido pool and bar are open through the day and evening to guests and to the public, with live music on most evenings. Opening times for the lido, lido restaurant and lakeview lounge are flexible and can be subject to weather conditions.
Please be advised that safety standards with regards to balconies differ in Italy and on occasions you may be allocated a room whereby the balcony is lower than we would expect in the UK.
For your own safety and that of anyone in your party, please ensure you take care when on the balcony and do not lean on or over the railings. If you have children below the age of 12, please ensure they are supervised and not left unattended at any time.
Special offers this summer
• No single room supplement all season · 20% discount available at the à la carte restaurant
This hotel has an outdoor pool.
Best for single travellers
Travelling on your own is easier and cheaper with these accommodations ideal for single travellers.
All inclusive includes breakfast, afternoon tea or lunch (dependent on your accommodation), evening meal, local beers and wines and soft drinks.