Grand Hotel Bristol          
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Corso Umbert, 73
28049 Stresa − Italy
Tlf: +39 0185 273 313  Fax: +39 0323 913833   E-Mail  Official Website

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.

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.


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.


The Grand Hotel Bristol enjoys a magnificent location on the lakeside of Stresa, a real pearl of Lake Maggiore, known throughout the world for its unique integration between the beautiful landscape and sumptuous mansions that dot it. Hotel guests can enjoy a privileged view of the Bella Island and the Borromeo Gulf.

Located on Broad Street in Bristol, the four star Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel features luxury hotel rooms and suites which combined with room rate discounts and special offers are the best values among Bristol hotels. Each of the 182 spacious bedrooms have individually controlled air conditioning/heating, WiFi and on demand TV’s. The ten suites have large seating areas to accommodate long stay guests and after a long day of meetings, shopping or sightseeing, the Hotel's Health & Fitness Club has everything you need to relax and recharge.

The prestigious building of today’s Grand Hotel in Stresa was originally a noble home. A careful renovation has been able to maintain its elegance enriching high-profile services. The traditional focus of the Zacchera family for the high-end hospitality completes the features that make the Grand Hotel Bristol a great place to discover the beauty of Lake Maggiore and to relax. Thanks to its meeting rooms equipped with the latest conference technology, the hotel is an ideal meeting and conference location center for events and corporate meetings.

The rooms and suites are equipped with every comfort. The Grand Hotel Bristol in Stresa also has a bar, restaurant, garden with outdoors swimming pool, health club with Jacuzzi and indoors swimming 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

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


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.



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.


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.


La Quercia

A nice restaurant that is modern, up to date & very clean. Excellent food with a great presentation.
The staff is very friendly with really good service. Prices are very reasonable with a good wine list.

To see the Menu click here

Opening Hours
Tuesday to Sunday from 11:30 to 14:30 and from 18:30 to 2:00. Closed on Monday.

Via Per Tornavento, 11 - 21019 Case Nuove di, Somma Lombardo (VA), Italy

Phone: 0331 073498


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Train Station: Stresa (600 Mts.) Airport: 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.

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