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Marilena A.

Member since: 2005
Call Manager
Speaks: english, french, german, italian

CASA VALENTINA CENTER VARENNA Best of all lakes world's Rick Steves Italy book

6 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Varenna Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Varenna Lake Como Valentina house centre frontlake 2 bedrooms apartment

If you visit my own website www.apartmentsvarenna.com showed before the reviews on this apartment in listing so you can see more photos maps and informations of this frontlake 2 bedrooms apartment , then pls kindly ask me for exact prices and availability.

Located in the historic centre close to everything, first floor , kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 1 living room with fireplace and lakeview and a queen convertible bed ,, bathroom with a shower, long balcony. One bedroom and the bathroom have acces to the long balcony with lakeview.The beach is only 20 meters far , the ferry dock is only at 150 meters, and only 350 meters train station. Restaurants cafes internet point everything is quite close by from 7 to 30 meters . 5-6 people can sleep.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Marilena A. (Property Manager)
Member since: 2005
Call Manager
Speaks: english, french, german, italian

Reviews

4.8
based on 6 traveler reviews

CASA VALENTINA CENTER VARENNA Best of all lakes world's Rick Steves Italy book
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5

Excelente ubicación y estancia

  • 5 of 5

Excelente ubicación a pie y cerca del mismo lago, y de caminos para andar. En el mismo corazón de Varenna. El apartamento fantástico, acogedor y muy práctico todo. La propietaria muy servicial y seria y amable, disponible en cualquier momento. Con parking disponible a 10 min caminando desde el apartamento.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent accomodation in central Varenna

  • 5 of 5

My daughter, her two kids (almost 3 and 5 years old), and me (the grandfather) just stayed there. The apartment is very well equipped: we appreciated the availability of unlimited hot water (not so in a previous stay in another apartment in Varenna) and the presence of all the basic you might need for a pleasant stay, including mobile wi-fi and dvd reader. The owner is kind and helpful. We came from our town in northern Italy by car and a garage was made available by the owner at reasonable walking distance. Those looking for restaurants will find lot of opportunities nearby. The town, although quite small, is absolutely nice and may be the basis for excursions to the surroundings.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect location in the old part of town

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed staying in this convenient apartment with surprise views of the lake and the interesting collection of buildings around it. Just a few steps away from the lakeside walk to the ferry, this apartment is close to a number of excellent restaurants and the little salumeria and small grocery store near the town square. We enjoyed wandering in any direction and discovering the charming stepped streets that wind around, always leading down to the lake.

The photos accurately describe the apartment. The fireplace works, which was very nice on a chilly evening (ask for some wood to burn). It was very clean. The king size bed was quite comfortable. The kitchen is fully equipped, though very small. We ate out at the wonderful restaurants nearby, so no big food preparation, but we did like having the fridge for chilling a bottle of Prosecco and the milk for our coffee (your choice of an espresso maker or standard drip machine), and an oven to heat up some prepared crepes for breakfast one day (bought at a deli on the main shopping street in Menaggio).

The owner was very friendly and helpful.

Our favorite restaurant was Il Cavatapi, which is right around the corner. The Chef has just 5 tables and is personally involved with each guest. His pasta of the day is simple and amazing. The duck breast, lamb chops, and the pork with parmesan sauce and licorice are quite memorable. He was very helpful with wine pairings. We also enjoyed Varenna Mon Amour, a couple of streets over, which had the most incredible local fish pate with balsamic vinaigrette, dusted with cocoa.

Another very worthwhile experience is the cooking class by the Chef of Ristorante Il Caminetto, outside of town and up the hill. He picks you up at the square. The class ends with the meal of what you just learned to cook. The Chef dropped us off at the Castle Vezio, where we enjoyed the afternoon views of the lake and the cobblestone walk down the hill to town.

We would definately recommend staying at Casa Valentina!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

An authentic experience in beautiful Varenna!

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I stayed in the Valentina House for a week with three teenagers. Marilena was absolutely fantastic in helping us book the apartment and answering all my questions regarding Varenna. Camilla was extremely helpful in meeting us at the train station and taking us to and from the apartment.

The apartment is perfectly located between the water and the town square in the historic part of Varenna. It does require walking up and down historic steps, but not too many. The teens spent a good deal of time on the balcony or at the cafes (especially Il Molo) on the water, giving them the freedom that they enjoyed. We were able to cook a couple of meals in the apartment, having purchased food at the grocery stores in the main square. The apartment is cozy, yet authentic. It is ideal for four people, but manageable for five. There is a pull-out cot in the main room.

The location in Varenna is perfect for visiting other towns on Lake Como via the ferry or train. We also went to Lugano Switzerland, via the bus from Menaggio. We had a truly wonderful and authentic experience, thanks to the ideal location and helpful owners.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

The Perfect spot to experience the best of Varrena

  • 4 of 5

Firstly Varrena is full of the magic of Lake Como without the swell of tourists. Bliss. If you enjoy being part of the local scene but love good eating excellent views and being a 'stones throw' from the Lake edge, this is the spot for you. The apartment is just a few cobble steps from the Lake side with enough eateries, cafes etc.to keep you interested. We became locals at the Varenna caffe, drinking excellent coffee and croissants each morning, watching the ducks being feed. Valentina's House though small, has a feeling of home, with personal style, and the deck is a bonus. (Negatives - Could do with comfy couch and stereo) Wi Fi is available, small grocery store/wine shop 2 mins walk away and the ferry is within easy walking distance. Possible to walk from Train station, thou with heavy bags suggest taxi as just 8 euros. Enjoy, the many moods of Lake Como it is not to be missed and Varenna will hold a specail place in your heart and memories as it does in ours

ps BEWARE catch the train to Torano NOT Tireno. easy mistake to make at Milano Central Station. Made us 5 hours late!!!! but we were thrilled to still be meet at the Train station and driven to Valentina's House.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful week in this apartment ,its location is fantastic, quite in the heart of Varenna, very spacious , we hade some friends visiting us for some days, the 2 bedrooms are very comfortable, I had a very nice time staying outside the balcony painting the colours of the lake and houses all around, everything is so close and the walking way only some steps down the stairs.I will recommend to all my friends.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2009
  • Stayed: Feb 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Miano Linate Malpensa Bergamo
Nearest Motorway
60 Kilometres
Milano Bergamo
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Car: not necessary

VALENTINA HOUSE , Central apartmentsvarenna located in the heart of the historic center of Varenna Lake Como .

All the building belongs to the family owner living in the same property. The apartment offers the best services as everything is quite close ,bars restaurants shops pharmacy from 7 to 30 meters. The lake is only 30 meters and the ferry dock is only 150 meters far.The train station is only 300 meters.The Villa Cipressi and Villa Monastero are only 70 meters far.

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Rates & Availability

Varenna Apartment Rental Rates

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PLEASE ASK THE OWNER FOR EXACT PRICES AND AVAILABILITY , prices depdend on number of people. lenght of stay , season,
from Euro 600 a week till 880, if 5 people euro 920, prices all included..Only heating on payment 1 euro each c/meter.
Available all year round.

Account required on booking, balance upon keys delivery.pls ask the owner for exact prices and availability, prices depend on lenght of stay, number of clients and season.

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Amenities

Varenna Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom with shower and washing machine with balcony.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • 2 bedrooms for 4 people and one qeeen convertible bed in the livingroom ideal for 2 children, total 5-6 people can sleep.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Pls kindly visit my own website apartmentsvarenna at the end of this listing to see more photos maps and informations of this apartment. Central apartment located in the heart of the historic center close to everything, Port and lake is only 30 meters, train station 300 meters ferry dock at 150 meters.

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