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Villa Aminta - Luxury holidays to the Italian Lakes

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  • About this holiday

    Overlooking Lake Maggiore and the border between Piemonte and Lombardia, the Villa & Palazzo Aminta stands with elegance and grace. The ornate flourishes of its public rooms and exterior detail lead on to more understated bedrooms. Relax before the formidable vastness of the lake in one of the soft sofas or armchairs, or dine in the conservatory of the restaurant with unimpeded views of the water. During the day, drive out into the diverse verdant countryside, or tour the waterside towns that outline Lake Maggiore.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Welcome mineral water on arrival, minibar selection, fitness centre access, car parking, shuttle service to Stresa at scheduled times, free Wi-Fi and access to the Palazzo Aminta Camelio Grotto.

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with British Airways from London to Milan Malpensa in Euro Traveller, hire-car and half board.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Superior Double or Twin room with park view. 
    From £1690 for 7 nights
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers. 

    Special Offers

    • 7 nights for the price of 6 Lake Maggiore for 2019
      Book now and receive 7 nights for the price of 6 on stays from 5 April 2019 until 30 May 2019, and from 29 September 2019 until 27 October 2019. Restrictions apply.
    • 7 nights for the price of 6 in spring and autumn 2019
      Book now and receive 7 nights for the price of 6, or 14 nights for the price of 12, on stays from 5 April 2019 until 30 May 2019, and from 29 September 2019 until 27 October 2019. Restrictions apply.
    • Honeymoon and Silver Anniversary Offer
      Any couples staying at the hotel on their honeymoon or their Silver anniversary will receive a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine in their room on arrival. Non- combinable.
    • Low Season Offer(2)
      Book a stay of 7 nights and pay the price of 6 nights or stay 14 nights and pay the price of 12 nights. Offer is only applicable in low season from 5th April to 30th May and 29th September to 27th October 2019. The offer is non- combinable.
    • Italy 2019 autumn early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 7 nights to Italy by 31 August 2019 for stays between now and 31 December 2019 and receive a reduction of £50 per person.
    • Italy 2020 early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 10 nights to Italy by 30 September 2019 for stays between 1 April and 30 September 2020 and receive a reduction of £100 per person.

    Hotel code

    EXH695

    Our opinion

    The Villa & Palazzo Aminta is a uniquely luxurious boutique five star hotel.

    Hotel description

    The Villa & Palazzo Aminta stands in its own gardens of azaleas, camellias and rhododendrons and ancient trees in the resort of Stresa with majestic lake views overlooking the famous Borromean Islands. The concept of the villa from the turn of the century has been remodelled and embellished with antique furniture, stuccos, chandeliers, precious wallpaper, arabesques and oriental arches. It exudes ornate luxury and has quite a lavish feel. The 71 rooms and suites likewise are highly decorative, many having Murano lamps or chandeliers and handmade frescoes. They open out onto terraces or balconies with impressive views over Lake Maggiore and the garden. The suites and junior suites are on the top floor of the hotel. The Villa & Palazzo Aminta has two restaurants, an outdoor pool and a private beach on the lake. The Villa & Palazzo Aminta has opened a signature spa and beauty centre, adding to the range of leisurely facilities available here.

    Location

    Stresa, Lake Maggiore

    Official star rating

    5 deluxe

    Annual opening

    23 March to 28 October

    Distance from airport

    About 45 minutes

    Closest airport

    Milan

    Room types

    Villa Aminta offers 71 rooms with private bathroom, air-conditioning and heating, television, mini-bar, in room safe and WiFi
    Superior double or twin room with park view
    Deluxe double or twin room with lake view. 
    Junior Suite with lake view. 
    Flower Suite with lake view.
    Belvedere Suite with lake view.
    Suite Liz Taylor with lake view.
    La Borromea Suite with lake view.
    Deluxe Villa Aminta Lake view room. 

    Hotel facilities and services

    Swimming pool (open air), Gym, Signature spa and beauty centre, Fitness centre, Cycle hire, Lift, Bar, 2 Restaurants, Gardens, Terrace with bar and restaurant service, Cooking and cocktail making classes can be arranged, Private beach, Parking, 24-hour room service, Turndown evening service, Complimentary shuttle from Hotel to Stream six time a day at scheduled hours, Car parking, Wifi, Mooring buoy and garage space for a supplement, Dog friendly program, Babysitting.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Botanical gardens of Villa Taranto, Monte Rosa, Market in Stresa on Fridays and Verbania on Saturdays, Lake Orta, Ascona and Locarno in Switzerland. 

    Sports nearby

    Riding, Golf, Mini golf, Horseback riding, Tennis, Fishing, Sailing boats, Water sports.

    Children

    Children under the age of 2 stay free of charge when sharing with parents. They will be provided with a complimentary cot. Extra beds for older children can be added to selected rooms for a supplement. Family rooms and babysitting services are also available.

    Minimum stays

    Other information

    Small dogs are accepted at around Euros 35 per day (water and meals included).

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    • CALL US 01392 441245

      We are open Mon-Fri 9-17.30 Sat 9.30-16.00.

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