CASA MADDALENA CENTRE VARENNA BEST OF LAKE WORLD'S AS RICK STEVES ITALY BOOK

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Marilena A.

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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CASA MADDALENA CENTRE VARENNA BEST OF LAKE WORLD'S AS RICK STEVES ITALY BOOK

Varenna Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2-4 people apartment in Varenna center

I am the onwer of this central apartment :1 bedroom with tv sat, livingroom with tv sat,fully equipped kitchen and balcony separated from the large livingroom with tv sat (+ convertible sofabed ), bedroom with tv sat , bathroom with a modern shower, wifi.If you visit my own website www.APARTMENTSVARENNA.com , also showed before the reviews on this listing, you can see more photos maps and informations , pls kindly ask me for exact availability and price.

Apartment located in Varenna S. Giorgio Church Square 30 METERS ONLY FROM THE LAKE. Varenna is a lovely picturesque medieval village wedget on a promontory in the centre of Lake Como exactly in front of Bellagio and Menaggio surrounded by the Italian Alps. CASA MADDALENA is located in the heart of Varenna center , 150 meters only from the ferry dock and 350 meters from the train station : from 7 to 30m there are shops, cafes and restaurants, the beach and walking-way which leads in 150 meters to the ferry dock where one can take boats to visit the other villages around the lake. wifi, clients really dont need to rent a car because of the excellent public transportations. Villa Monastero and Cipressi gardens offer an unforgettable memory of yr. staying.

PLS visit my own WEBSITE showed before the reviews on this apartment www.apartmentsvarenna.com to see more photos maps and informations also about the other apartments

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome

Marilena A.

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My name is Marilena , I was born and I live in casa Maddalena, in another apartment, in the same building.

It belongs to my family since generations.

The apartment is located in the heart of Varenna close to everything.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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CASA MADDALENA CENTRE VARENNA BEST OF LAKE WORLD'S as RICK STEVES Italy book
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews
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CASA MADDALENA CENTRE VARENNA BEST OF LAKE WORLD'S as RICK STEVES Italy book
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+39 33 88 00 9016
Varenna Lake Como
5

“The Gems of Varenna, Lake Como”

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
If George Clooney is considered “The Treasure of Lake Como” and Bellagio is considered “The Pearl of the Lake,” then surely “The Gems of Lake Como” must be Marilena and her trusty sidekick “Tartufina”.

We discovered Varenna after typing “Most picturesque village in Lake Como” and were not disappointed when we arrived to see its stunning views across the Lake to Bellagio and Menaggio with snow-capped mountains.


From the moment we were greeted by our hostess, Marilena, at the nearby train station we were made to feel most welcome. Throughout our many years of travels within Europe we have never met such a helpful and vibrant person who goes above and beyond to provide a high level of customer service that ensure the best possible holiday experience.

The apartment location overlooking Piazza San Giorgio with its typical Italian buildings and historic church bells that regularly chime is simply charming. We found the accommodation to be well stocked and offered everything we required to make ourselves comfortable and feel at home which is in stark contrast to staying at hotels. As we had booked for 25 days I particularly appreciated access to satellite television/Wi-Fi, washing machine and a well-equipped kitchen. The apartment was moments from the lakeshore, shops, restaurants, and transportation making it very livable indeed.

Varenna itself is more relaxed than other more ‘touristy’ parts of the lake providing the opportunity for slow paced walks or to just sit and watch the white swans move gracefully through the water in an atmosphere of peace and serenity. The locals are warm, friendly people who greet visitors with a smile and genuine “Buon Giorno”. There are many fine restaurants, bars, coffee shop, pizzeria, and gelaterios to explore and enjoy. Excellent transportation links make daily trips to Milan and other parts of Italy easily accessible.

We have no hesitation in recommending Varenna and Marilena Apartments to anyone considering Lake Como as a holiday destination. We enjoyed the experience so much we decided to move here permanently! We would like to acknowledge the outstanding support given by Marilena who secured our magnificent long-term residence overlooking the picturesque lake! Marilena organised viewings of several apartments, set up utilities and acted as intermediary all on her own initiative!!!

Who needs George Clooney when you can have Marilena!

Lesley and Andrew
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Varenna Lake Como
Seattle, WA, USA
5

Maddalena House

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
We recently spent two weeks in Marilena Anghileri’s Maddalena House in central Varenna. The one-bedroom apartment was located on Varenna’s main piazza, with a picture-perfect view of the piazza and the town’s church. The apartment was clean, comfortably well appointed, authentically decorated, and had a modern, updated kitchen and bath. Ten minutes walk to the train station. Less than ten minutes walk to the ferry. One minute walk down to the waterfront. Several dining options right out the door on the piazza and off. Varenna’s two small food shops (macelleria and frutta e verdura) and town pharmacy are also located on the piazza. And for the two weeks we were living there, the main piazza had several local events that had us right in the middle of things.

Varenna is centrally located on Lake Como, a ferry ride away from Bellagio, Menaggio, and the other lake towns. Trains runs north-south on the east side of the lake through Varenna. Milano is just over an hour away by train; St. Moritz via the Bernina Express is a long day trip, but worth the effort for the adventure. We chose not to rent a car and never felt we needed one. For “groceries,” take the five-minute train ride north to Bellano.

Varenna makes a great base for exploring this part of Italy. After two weeks of almost daily excursions, we feel like there is more to do. We will happily return.

We really enjoyed our stay and wholeheartedly recommend this apartment to those looking for an authentic Italian experience in the lovely small town of Varenna.
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 4/4
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Varenna Lake Como
5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
I want to take a minute to say how much we enjoyed our stay at Marilena house : we loved its charm and wish we could have stayed longer. We've just returned home from our trip to Italy and can say it was the best week since the start of our trip,thanks for organizing our stay in Verenna. The apartment is located in the best central position of the town,spacious and clean : the owner asked how we were doing whenever we met her .We really enjoyed staying in this beautiful village, visiting the villas around the lake and walking in the mountains above it (we hiked up to the little church at Bologna and had amazing views of the lake from there).Marilena is a great host and we are sure to recommend this apartment to any of our friends traveling through Italy in the future.
Helpful votes: 8/8
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Excellent location near restaurants & facilities

Excellent location near restaurants & facilities
  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
Marilena House was recommended by a work colleague and lived up to our expectations. The apartment was very comfortable in an oldie worldie style and immaculately clean. The bedroom overlooked the beautiful town square and church. Excellent restaurants were just a few minutes walk away and the ferry dock, with regular trips to all the main resorts, a very pleasant 10 minute stroll with lovely views from Lovers Walk. We did not hire a car and thoroughly enjoyed just hoping on and off ferries.
Marilena was there to welcome us on arrival and run through the facilities of the apartment and local information. We would definitely recommend this apartment and the beautiful town of Varenna to friends and family and hope to return for another trip again.
Cheryl & Robin from UK
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 6/6
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Scotland
5

Lovely relaxing week at Marilena House

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 16, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
My husband and I have just spent a lovely holiday in Varenna based at Marilena house. This was our first trip to Lake Como and the holiday was everything we could have wanted and more.

Marilena House was a great place to stay for the week. The apartment was very conveniently located for easy access to the train station, local amenities, restaurants and within just minutes of the lake. The property was very clean, comfortable, and very well equipped. Marlilena was a wonderful host and provided a wealth of useful information that help made our stay all the more enjoyable.

Varenna was a very peaceful and quiet place to stay which is just what we looking for. It's many ferry links to other towns made it a great place to base ourselves whilst exploring Lake Como. Easy, direct train access to Milan meant that we could rely entirely on public transport which was great.

Thoroughly recommended.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 10/10
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Map

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Milano-Linate ,Malpensa ,Orio al Serio/Bergamo
Nearest Motorway
60 Kilometres
Bergamo
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
beach
Car: not necessary

Casa Maddalena, apartment varenna central apartment located in the heart of the historic center of Varenna Lake Como.

All the building belongs to the family owners living in the same property. The apartment offers the best as everything is quite close, bars restaurants shops pharmacy from 7 to 30 meters. The lake is only 30 meters far and the lakeside walking way leads to the ferry dock in only 150 meters .The train station is only 350 meters. Pls note Varenna train station is the only train station of lake Como,where all the fast trains from and to milan stop every hour.The villa Cipressi and villa Monastero are only 70 meters far.

Other Activities: Climbing,skiing,cyckling,painting,walking promenade.

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Availability & Rates

Varenna Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
april
Apr 1 2014 - Apr 30 2014
€100
€530
2 nights
 
 
May-September
May 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
€110
€650
2 nights
 
 
october
Oct 1 2014 - Nov 8 2014
€100
€600
2 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Account required on booking, balance to be paid on arrival upon keys delivery.
Notes PLEASE ASK THE OWNER FOR EXACT PRICES AND AVAILABILITY, euro 350-450-650 -670a week.
Preferably weekly bookings from Saturday to Saturday, minimum stay of 3-4 nights only if possible. Prices include towels, bed linen, electricity, but not heating which is the only extra cost and the cheapest we have in Italy:
prices dipend on number of clients, season and lenght of stay
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Amenities

Varenna Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Historic
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • Modern bathroom with a shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , sofabedvwith kingsize bed
  • 1 Bedroom with a king size bed with a TV satellite, 1 sofa-bed in the living-room with a comfortable king size bed and another tv satellite.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
Notes:
YOU CAN VISIT MY OWN WEBSITE AT THE END OF THE PRESENT LISTENING apartmentsvarenna Central apartment in the heart of the historic center of Varenna Lake Como, 30 meters from the center of the port and the walking way which leads to the ferry dock in 150 meters walk and 300 meters from train station. Shops, restaurants, pizzeria, bars, pharmacy from 7 to 30 meters. Varenna is well known for the villa Monastero and Cipressi (70 meters from Marilena House) with the international nuclear physic and medical conferences, the long gardens offer an unforgettable souvenir. Varenna is the only town of Lake Como where all the fast trains from and to Milan and all the ferries stop, in front there are Bellagio and Menaggio.
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