Thursday, June 5, 2008

Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni, Lake Como, Bellagio, Italy

Set in the lush Lake Como District, the elegant Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni has attracted the most discerning international travelers since 1872. Today, this prestigious hotel is the only property on Bellagio’s picturesque shores to offer the venerable Five-star Deluxe rating. Upon arrival, guests will be immediately enchanted by the Old World charms of this mansion-hotel, including a sharp attention to detail and discreet, personal service.For three generations, the Grand Hotel has belonged to the Bucher family, a dynasty in fine European hotellerie. The historic main villa offers a variety of spacious rooms and suites with views of the lake or the verdant gardens and park-like grounds of the hotel. The Residence L’Ulivo—with 13 one-bedroom apartments with kitchenettes and terraces—is adjacent to the main hotel building.