Grand Hotel Bristol **** JP Moser Hotel and Chateau Guide

Corso Umbert, 73
28049 Stresa - Piemonte - Italy  E-Mail
Tlf: +39 0185 273 313 Fax: +39 0323 913833

The strikingly elegant 4-stars hotel is set amidst beautifully tended gardens and, facing out over the lake and the Borromean Island to the foot of the Alps, enjoys a wonderful view.
The imposing exterior houses, the elegantly marbled lobby and the public rooms are stylishly decorated with Bohemian-style crystal chandeliers, adding a graceful finishing touch.
Conveniently situated across the road from the lake, and only 300 meters from the center of Stresa, the hotel’s large swimming pool is set in the immaculate grounds and shares the panoramic view of the lake and mountains. There is also an indoor pool at your disposal with two jacuzzi.

When you send a request for a reservation through this website, it will go directly to Grand Hotel Bristol, and you will receive a reply written by someone from Grand Hotel Bristol, to whom you can write back asking all your questions. They can also assist you with other reservations such as restaurants, events and more!

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Train Station:
Stresa (600 Mts.)

Malpensa International Airport (50 Kms.)
Linate Airport - Milan (97 Kms.)

How to get there:

By Car:
Exit from the Autostrada A 26 at Carpugnino and follow the indications for Stresa. Upon reaching the lake make a left and the hotel will be on the street that borders the lake, on the left hand side.

A car taxi transfer from Malpensa Airport to our hotels for maximum 3 people + baggage is Euro 120,00 per transfer (with direct payment to the driver); a minivan taxi for 4-6 people + baggage is Euro 150,00 per transfer (with direct payment to the driver). You can pay this service on the hotel’s bill with a VAT 21% supplement. Another way to get the hotels from Malpensa is the “Alibus” public bus, with a price of Euro 15,00 each way, per person, to be paid directly to the driver.

240 Standard and Superior rooms. Wide and bright, the rooms are smartly furnished with wooden floors, boiserie and precious fabrics.
Every bedroom has: air conditioned, satellite television, Wi-Fi, voice mail, safe-deposit box and minibar.
13 suites with a spectacular view on the Borromean Islands, sumptuously furnished, welcoming and luminous are composed by a sitting room, marble bathrooms with inlaid mosaics, whirlpool bath and separate shower.

▪  Standard Double Room  ▪

These double bedrooms boast a mountain view and include wooden floors and mosaic work in bathrooms or showers. A balcony may be available in some of the rooms. All are equipped with air-conditioning (mid June – mid September), satellite TV, 2 telephones and WI-FI internet connection.

▪  Superior Double Room  ▪

Large and bright rooms with mountain view, where woodwork and precious fabrics create an elegant atmosphere for a very pleasant stay. A balcony may be available in some of the rooms. All rooms, with bathtub or shower, are fitted with air-conditioning (mid June – mid September), satellite TV, 2 telephones, and WI-FI internet connection.

▪  Junior Suite  ▪

The Junior Suite contains an elegant living room with stylish furnishing, Persian rugs and paintings characterizes this particular type of room. The bathroom is fitted with marble and mosaic work and a spa bath. A wonderful terrace becomes the stage for a spectacular sunset against the background of the Borromeo Islands.

▪  Suite  ▪

The suite contains a large room with separate living room, containing sumptuously decorated, double draped curtains. The bathroom, covered with marbles and mosaic work, has a Jacuzzi tub and a separate shower. A private balcony allows you a panoramic view over the beautiful Borromeo Islands.

▪  Senior Suite  ▪

Rubin red and golden yellow are a perfect example of how elegance and style can combine. Living rooms contains a large sofa and table for meetings. Interior upholsteries and fabrics once more recall the care of the detail which makes this suite quite unique in its kind. The blue or green color is the element which characterizes these senior suites, 75 sq. m. on two floors: in the entrance a table for meetings (fax, telephone and modem); a large sofa completes these excellent rooms. On the second floor a particular double bedroom and a bathroom with marble and mosaic work, Jacuzzi and separate shower. On top of all, you will have a panoramic view of the lake and the Borromean Islands.

▪  Presidential Suite  ▪

The jewel. 90 sq.m. of elegance, luxury and style create an unique atmosphere. Meeting room, bedroom and bathroom are completely covered with ‘Calacata d’Oro’ marble and your dreams come true once you get to the large terrace: the breathtaking view on the Lake Maggiore magically draws your eye. The attention of the Zacchera family for the technological innovations dedicated to the clients’ comfort is testified by the plasma 42” TV, fax, telephone, WI-FI internet connection.

▪  Three Bedded Room  ▪

The 3-bedded rooms boast a mountain view and include wooden floors and mosaic work in bathrooms or showers. A balcony may be available in some of the rooms. All are equipped with air-conditioning (mid June – mid September), satellite TV, 2 telephones and WI-FI internet connection.


253 Bedrooms and Junior Suites


Grand Hotel Bristol, Stresa and Lake Maggiore: a wonderful location for enchanting weddings.

The refined style of the furniture, the sparkling chandeliers, an aperitif in the garden or by the pool with an incredible view to Island Bella.

Fulfill your dream of marrying in a magical, unforgettable and unique setting.

▪  Indoor Pool  ▪
Indoor Pool

An innovative "horizontal" elevator leads you to the Sporting Area and the indoor heated pool. In evocative niches decorated with mosaics two large whirlpools are at guests' disposal.

▪  Outdoor Pool  ▪
Outdoor Pool

The large park surrounding the outdoor pool, from where guests can admire the famous terraced gardens of Isola Bella.

▪  Sauna  ▪

Where you can physically and mentally relax.

At disposal a relaxation area and a fitness corner with Techno-gym equipment for guests's well-being.


▪  Jacuzzi  ▪

Massotheraphy method, known for relaxation and physical well-being, uses the pressure of specific water temperature.

Two Jacuzzi tabs situated in mosaics decorated niches by the indoor pool, are at guests' disposal.

▪  Fitness  ▪

Not only  an on-site gym equipped with Techno-gym machines and swimming pools, but in close proximity there are seven golf courses and riding stables. It is also possible to practice following water sports: sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, water skiing.

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▪  Restaurant The Islands  ▪
Restaurant The Islands

The refined style of the furniture, the sparkling chandeliers, the accuracy of the service and the excellent cuisine, turn leisure and working good-times into a unique experience.

Through elegant sliding walls there is the possibility to split the restaurant into three smaller warm and cosy rooms; combined it hosts exclusive gala dinners.

The external terrace is particularly appreciated in the summer season, already at breakfast!

▪  Restaurant Baveno  ▪
Restaurant Baveno

Charming and elegant, Restaurant Baveno is dedicated to informal lunches and unforgettable candlelight dinners.

▪  Restaurant Stresa  ▪
Restaurant Stresa

The romantic Borromeo Islands and the unique nuances of the lake, are the gorgeous natural scenery to informal lunches and gala dinners.
Grande Carte and Carte du Jour are the proposals of Restaurant Stresa, with specialties of regional, Italian and international cuisine.

American buffet breakfast is served from 7.15 a.m. to 10.00 a.m., room service is available until 11.00 a.m.

Restaurant Stresa is open at lunch from 12’noon until 2.00 p.m. and in the evening from 7.00 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.

Reservation appreciated.

▪  Bar  ▪

Elegant and functional the bar, overlooking the garden and protected by large windows the winter garden. Perfect place for sophisticated rendezvous or peaceful, moments of relaxation.

▪  Pool Bar  ▪
Pool Bar

When warm weather is approaching .... garden and pool come alive! Opening the pool bar announces the official start of Summer!

▪  Winter Garden  ▪
Winter Garden

There is all the romantic charm of the lake in the magnificent winter garden protected by large windows and overlooking the park. All year round ideal location for cocktails and aperitifs with "Islands" view!