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Villa d’Este: A Timeless Jewel on Lake Como

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Set on the peaceful shores of the world’s most romantic lake, Lake Como, Villa d’Este epitomizes elegance and historical splendor. Built-in 1568 as Cardinal Tolomeo Gallio’s summer escape, this villa was later transformed into a luxurious hotel in 1873, attracting European aristocrats on their Grand Tour. The property’s rich history is evident in its immaculate formal gardens, intricate architecture, and sumptuous interior decor, all carefully preserved to honor its heritage. Guests can expect magnificent rooms and suites adorned with antique furnishings, artworks, and custom textiles, each meticulously curated to highlight its charm.

Villa d’Este’s Distinctive Highlights

A Legacy of Luxury

Villa d’Este adds a touch of Italian Old World Charm to any Lake Como itinerary. Beyond its historic architecture and scenic setting, this iconic property embodies Italian elegance. With over 150 years of unmatched luxury, Villa d’Este has maintained and evolved its legacy with precision. Positioned on 25 hectares along Lake Como’s sun-kissed Western shore, guests can escape and relax in the private park, explore the quaint village of Cernobbio, and enjoy a range of exceptional amenities.

Exceptional Amenities for Discerning Travelers

The property features 152 rooms and suites, with four private villas for privacy. The Sporting Club is a highlight, featuring a unique heated floating pool on the lake, an indoor pool, and 8 tennis clay courts. With three restaurants, two bars, a beauty center, and unparalleled service, Villa d’Este offers a sanctuary of luxury for couples, honeymooners, and multigenerational families.

Unrivaled Location and Accessibility

Situated just 50 km from Milano Malpensa Airport and 73 km from Milano Linate Airport, Villa d’Este is conveniently accessible for global travelers seeking an escape to paradise. A mere 5 km from the Como San Giovanni Train Station and easily reachable via the A9 highway, the property offers a variety of transportation options, including private car transfers and even a helipad for those arriving by helicopter, ensuring a convenient journey to this lakeside retreat.

Why Luxury Travel Advisors Should Recommend Villa d’Este

The iconic Villa d’Este embodies the ultimate lakeside luxury. Its direct lakeshore location, set within 25 acres of a private park, first-class service, luxury accommodations, refined dining options, and a wide range of sports and leisure activities make it a must-visit for those seeking the epitome of luxury travel.


Exclusive UJV Amenity

When booking through UJV, Villa d’Este guests can enjoy dedicated seasonal amenities, adding an extra touch of exclusivity and personalization to their stay. The hotel discretions these special offerings, ensuring each visit is as unique and memorable as the estate.