» Do all of your rooms contain private facilities i.e. a private bathroom inside the room?
Yes all of the hotel’s 42 rooms contain a private bathroom for exclusive use by the clients in that room. The bathroom contains either bathtub or shower. Complimentary toiletries including soap, shampoo and shower cap are provided free of charge. Soft towels and a Hairdryer complete the facilities on offer in the bathrooms.
» Do all the rooms have a good View?
Yes, all of the contain a either a front view of the Lake or a side view of the Lake together with a view of the main Piazza in Bellagio.
» Do all the rooms have a Balcony or Terrace?
All of the rooms with a front lake view contain either a balcony 3 Square Metres or a terrace 18 Square Metres. The rooms with a side lake view do not have either a balcony or terrace however, use of the Hotel’s Large Rooftop Terrace Solarium is complimentary and open to all clients.
» How do you get here from Milan Malpensa Airport or Milano Central train station with public transportation?
Arriving by air to Milan Malpensa Airport we suggest you two different ways to reach us: Catch the Bus Shuttle from Milan Malpensa Airport to Milan Centrale train station (journey time 50 minutes); in Milan Centrale train station catch the train to Varenna/Esino (line Milan/Lecco/Sondrio, journey time 1 hour and 20 minutes) and then in Varenna catch the Ferry to Bellagio (journey time 20 minutes). From Malpensa Airport catch the train Malpensa Express to Saronno, in Saronno change Train to Como Lago (journey time 1 hour and 30 minutes); from Como you can either take the Bus number C30 (blue bus and the stop is directly outside the train station; journey time to Bellagio is 1 hour and 10 minutes) and the bus drops you off 100 metres from our hotel. Alternatively when you are in Como you can take the hydrofoil boat service (the landing stage is 100 metres from the train station, journey time 40 minutes) which is much faster.
We suggest you to visit these web sites for the timetables:
» How do you get here from Milan/Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport with public transportation?
Arriving by air to Milan/Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport we suggest you the best ways to reach us: Catch the Bus Shuttle to Bergamo train station; in Bergamo train station catch the train to Lecco, in Lecco change train to Varenna/Esino (line Milan/Lecco/Sondrio, journey time 1 hour and 20 minutes) and then in Varenna catch the Ferry to Bellagio (journey time 15 minutes). Alternatively when you are in Lecco you can catch the Bus to Bellagio, line Lecco/Bellagio (journey time 1 hour)
» How do you get here from Milan Linate Airport with public transportation?
Catch the Bus Shuttle from Milan Linate Airport to Milan Centrale train station (journey time 50 minutes); in Milan Centrale train station catch the train to Varenna/Esino (line Milan/Lecco/Sondrio, journey time 1 hour and 20 minutes) and then in Varenna catch the Ferry to Bellagio (journey time 15 minutes).
» Could you arrange a taxi transfer from Milan Airports (Malpensa, Linate, Bergamo) to Bellagio?
We are able to arrange for you a taxi transfer from Milan Airports to Bellagio, also from others cities.
» How do you get here from Como?
From Como you can either take the Bus number C30 (blue bus and the stop is directly outside the train station; journey time to Bellagio is 1 hour and 10 minutes) and the bus drops you off 30 metres from our hotel, the cost of a ticket is approximately 3 Euro. Alternatively you can take the hydrofoil boat service (the landing stage is 100 metres from the train station, journey time 40 minutes) which is much faster, the cost of a ticket is approximately 9 Euro.
» How do we to your hotel if driving and arriving from Switzerland?
- Chiasso (km.34) - Como - Bellagio
- Lugano (Km.29) - Gandria - Porlezza - Menaggio - Cadenabbia (Ferry boat to Bellagio)
- St. Moritz (Km. 105) - Castasegna - Chiavenna - Colico - Bellano - Varenna (Ferry boat to Bellagio
- Sempione (Km.175) Domodossola - Stresa - sesto Calende - Varese - Como - Bellagio
» Is breakfast included in the Room Rate?
Yes, a rich buffet breakfast is included in the room rate. You may help yourself to an array of breakfast items including cereals, fresh milk, yoghurt, fresh seasonal fruit, prunes, pineapple, fruit salad, home made pastries and cakes, ham, salami, boiled eggs, fresh bread, rolls, butter, marmelade, jams, fresh fruit juices, teas, coffees and cappuccino.
» Does the Hotel have a Swimming Pool?
No, the hotel itself does not have its’ own swimming pool but is happy to suggest one. Alternatively, why not use the free beach only a 10 minute walk from our hotel and bathe in the Lake... the water is clean and refreshing and does not contain chlorine.
» Does the hotel have a Solarium?
Yes, the Metropole has a Solarium which is on the rooftop. Access is free and open to all residents of the Hotel. Sunbeds are provided free of charge
» Does the hotel have a restaurant?
Yes, the Hotel has an award winning restaurant which serves both local Como specialities plus national Italian dishes. Naturally, the emphasis is on fish although steaks, pasta and more international dishes are available. In Spring/Summer and early Autumn most people dine in the open air or “all’aperto” on our Patio Restaurant which is located on the Lake.
» What can you do on the Lake?
All sorts of water sports including water skiing, swimming, beach volleyball, snorkelling etc. NB the water is very deep therefore children should be accompanied by an adult.
» What activities are there for Children?
There are loats of things to do for kids. Swimming, Cycling including Mountain Bike Hire, Hiking, Boat trips, Sailing and venture to the Jungle Raider Park that consist of walking over the trees in varius obstacle courses up in the air on Nepalese bridges. If they’re good then at the end you can treat them to an ice cream from Bellagio’s best ice cream parlour here at the Hotel Metropole.
» Does the Hotel have private Spa?
No, the hotel itself does not have its’ own Spa but is happy to suggest a renomated one only a 3 minute walk from us.
Was the Hotel Metropole formerly known as the Hotel Ambassadeur Metropole.
Yes the Hotel Metropole used to be called the Hotel Ambassadeur Metropole but the Ambassadeur was dropped a few years ago.
» Are you the same hotel as the Hotel Metropole in Como?
NO – DO NOT confuse us with the Hotel Metropole in Como . Our hotel, the Hotel Metropole Bellagio, is a completely different hotel so don’t turn up here with a booking for the Metropole in the town of Como and vice versa.
» What are the hours of room service and is breakfast in your room possible?
Room service is from 07:30 until 21:30 and yes breakfast in your room is possible although a small supplement will apply.
» When are you open?
The Hotel Metropole is open from the beginning of March until the beginning of November.
» What does Half Board Mean?
If you are booked on a half board basis this means that in addition to your breakfast you are entitled to 1three course meal either lunch or dinner.