Villa e Palazzo Aminta, Piedmont
|Via Sempione Nord, 123, 28838, Stresa, Verbano Cusio Ossola, Piedmont, ITALY.|
Description: Villa e Palazzo AmintaStanding in an incomparable position on the shore of Lake Maggiore, Villa e Palazzo Aminta is set in a lovingly restored "Belle Epoque" mansion, once the home of an admiral in the Italian navy. This luxury boutique resort now offers five-star accommodation in an elegant and refined atmosphere.
Villa e Palazzo Aminta's lakeside location, just a short distance from the charming little town of Stresa, means that it is ideal for relaxing stays in this beautiful region. The hotel has a private beach area, as well as a pier and private moorings, perfect for water sports lovers. Other activities available nearby include golf and horseback riding, and the hotel also has a bike rental service. Isola Superiore and Isola Bella are just a short boat trip away, while there is a cable car from Stresa to the peak of Monte Mattarone.
The hotel boasts two fine restaurants, I Mori and Le Isole, and guests can also take advantage of the Spa and Wellness centre, including a fitness area and treatment rooms.
Villa e Palazzo Aminta has 67 rooms and suites, all delightfully decorated in the same "Belle Epoque" style as the rest of the hotel. The rooms are air-conditioned, and feature a range of modern amenities, including flat-screen TVs, mini-bars and Wi-Fi internet connection.
Type of rooms: Villa e Palazzo AmintaType of beds: twin or double.
Maximum occupancy: Double and Junior suite 3 people, suite 4 people.
All rooms can have twin beds.
Extra beds: 1 extra bed could be added in Double Room and Jr. Suite. 2 extra beds could be added in the Suite.
Deluxe Park View, Deluxe Side Lake View, Deluxe Lake View:
All these room have a large balcony. Lake View rooms have incomparable views over Lake Maggiore and the Borromeo Islands.
The rooms are highly decorated and personalized with hand-painted frescoes, marble bath with Jacuzzi and fresh flowers.
They have a desk with chairs.
Light goose down duvets, soft bed linens in Egyptian cotton for restful and comfortable sleep. ETRO bath amenities.
Some of these rooms can be connecting.
The Junior Suites are located on the first floor with an amazing view over Italy's most romantic lake and the islands.
Really spacious, with an area of about 30 sq m and a superb private terrace, fresh flowers and a living area highly decorated with desk, chairs and sofa.
Light goose down duvets, soft bed linens in Egyptian cotton for restful and comfortable sleep.
Marble bathroom decorated with mosaics and Jacuzzi.
Some of these rooms can be connecting. ETRO bath amenities.
Flower of the Lake Suite:
These suites are located on the fourth floor of the Villa, and have a large balcony overlooking Lake Maggiore and the Borromeo islands.
At the entrance to the room there is a romantic bedroom with light goose down duvets and soft bed linens in Egyptian cotton, a marble bathroom, jacuzzi, with mosaics and fresh flowers. ACQUA DI PARMA bath amenities.
Upstairs, a cosy living room with desk, chairs and sofa. Some of these rooms can be connecting.
An amazing view of Lake Maggiore and the Islands.
This is a spacious room of about 40 sq m, with a large balcony.
The bedroom has light goose down duvets, soft bed linens in Egyptian cotton, the living room is highly decorated and with fresh flowers.
The bathroom with jacuzzi is decorated with marble and mosaics. ACQUA DI PARMA bath amenities.
Liz Taylor Suite:
The most exclusive suite of the hotel, with a magnificent terrace all around the room overlooking the Lake Maggiore.
A really spacious suite of about 60 sq m, furnished with style, Murano lamps, porcelain and fresh flowers.
The living room with working desk, chairs and sofa, the bedroom with light goose down duvets, soft bed linens in Egyptian cotton and marble bathroom with Jacuzzi and decorated with mosaics. ACQUA DI PARMA bath amenities.
These rooms can be connecting.
All rooms feature the following amenities: Adjustable air-conditioning; 'SONY' Flat screen TV; Chenille bathrobe; Slippers; Direct telephone in room and bathroom; Same day laundry service; Fully stocked mini-bar; Electronic safety deposit box; Luxurious bath amenities; Hair dryer; Jacuzzi; High speed wireless connection.
Additional information: Villa e Palazzo Aminta
Airport shuttle service available on request. Charges apply.
Spa: There is a Fitness Area totally dedicated to physical well-being and Palazzo Aminta Beauty & SPA features many treatment possibilities.
Pets: EUR 35 per day (prices may change)
Tennis/Squash Court: nearby
Number of rooms: 67
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1850 / 2008.
Period of closure: Winter: Nov to Mar.
Languages spoken: Italian, French, German, English, Spanish, Russian.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, JCB, Maestro, CartaSi.
How to get here: From Sempione Pass Switzerland: Going straight on when SS 33 becomes Highway A26, exit at Baveno-Stresa.
From San Bernardino-Bellinzona-Locarno Switzerland: Follow the main road, always keeping the lake on the left hand side until Stresa (SS 34 until Verbania, then SS 33 direction Milan).
From Milan: Take the A8 in direction of the lakes (Laghi - Sesto Calende), go on to the A26 towards Gravellona Toce
. On highway A26, exit at Arona and then follow SS 33 up to Stresa for about 18 Km on the scenic road, keeping the lake on the right hand side.
It is also possible to continue along the A26 and exit at Carpugnino (buses not allowed) where there is a narrow road going down to Stresa (5 Km) with a wonderful panoramic view.
Otherwise, keep on until the Baveno-Stresa exit, where the road will immediately reach the lakeside: then drive back to Stresa for about 5 Km with the lake on the left hand side.
GPS Coordinates: 45° 53' 34.30'' N 8° 31' 1.60'' E
Nearest airport: Milan-Malpensa Airport - 47 km.