Grand Hotel Bristol        

 Corso Umberto I, 73 28838 Stresa − Italy

  JP Moser Stayed Here!

The Grand Hotel Bristol enjoys a magnificent location on the lakeshore of Stresa, a true pearl of Lake Maggiore, famous all over the world for the extraordinary way the beautiful landscape merges with the sumptuous dwellings scattered throughout it. Hotel guests can enjoy a privileged view of Isola Bella and the Borromeo Gulf. The prestigious building that is now the Grand Hotel in Stresa was originally a noble residence, and careful renovation work has allowed it to retain its elegance while enhancing it with high profile services. The Zacchera family’s traditional dedication to hospitality at the highest level completes the features that make the Grand Hotel Bristol an ideal place for relaxing and discovering the beauty of Lake Maggiore. Thanks to its meeting rooms, which are equipped with state-of-the-art conferencing technologies, the hotel is an ideal venue meetings and conventions, as well as for hosting events and business meetings

Grand Hotel Bristol

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The standard rooms have double or twin beds and are located on the side of the hotel facing the mountain. They have been furnished with extreme attention to detail, with wooden flooring. Some of them have a balcony. The bathrooms have been decorated elegantly with mosaics.


Decorated with extreme elegance using boiserie and luxurious fabrics, the superior rooms have wooden floors and mosaic decorations in the bedroom, and are equipped with every comfort. They are located on the side of the hotel that faces the mountain


The triple rooms come with a double bed or two single beds and one sofa bed. They are perfect for those traveling as a family. They have been very carefully furnished, with wooden floors. The bathrooms have been decorated elegantly with mosaics


The Junior suites are enriched by a refined lounge area with Persian-style carpets and furnishings. The bathroom has been designed with equal care, featuring mosaic and polychrome marble decorations. The balcony looks out over the incredible panorama of Lake Maggiore and the islands of the Borromeo Gulf.


The suites are composed of a large bedroom and a sumptuously furnished lounge with drape curtains. The bathroom is decorated in marble and has a spacious jacuzzi tub and separate shower. All the suites can boast of a magnificent view of Lake Maggiore and the Borromeo Gulf


Grand Hotel Bristol has four senior suites, of which two are arranged over two floors. They are composed of an entrance area, an elegantly furnished living room with fine quality fabrics and wood, and a bedroom with a large bathroom decorated with mosaics, with polychrome marble and a jacuzzi and separate shower. All the suites have a balcony and offer a wonderful view over Lake Maggiore and the islands of the Borromeo Gulf.


The presidential suite at the Grand Hotel Bristol is furnished in a unique style and is known as the “Montanelli Suite” after the journalist Indro Montanelli, who loved to stay there. It has a small lounge, which is perfect for hosting meetings, a bedroom, and a sumptuous bathroom covered in “Calacata oro” marble with a jacuzzi bath. The spacious terrace offers a peerless view of Lake Maggiore and the three Borromean Islands.


The Grand Hotel Bristol provides a setting capable of evoking great emotions, making it perfect for an unforgettable wedding. Imagine the gentle breeze from the lake as it delicately caresses the flowers and leaves of the garden during the ceremony. It may not be necessary for the legal requirements, but it is extremely romantic.

Like a dream that becomes reality, or the idea of an imagined painting that comes to life and finally finds the perfect frame, the couple and their guests will come together for a touching event to remember forever.


The Grand Hotel Bristol offers couples an impeccable setting for their wedding reception, thanks to a wonderful pool-side garden that offers the ideal place for refreshments and wedding dinners. The professional, highly qualified staff are on hand to help the bride and groom organise the reception according to their needs, for example by selecting special menus or decorating the venue in their preferred style.

Even the smallest details can be customised to make the wedding reception truly unforgettable.


After the unforgettable emotions of the ceremony and pool-side reception, the time comes to add some spark and get the evening moving, with musical entertainment, dances and incredible firework shows.

The couple can personalise every aspect of their wedding, safe in the knowledge they can rely on the willingness and high-level service of the Grand Hotel Bristol staff, to enjoy the grand finale of their wedding party in the best possible style!


The Grand Hotel Bristol is an effective conference centre for meetings and events in Stresa. It has stylish rooms for hosting gatherings, presentations and business discussions.

Many of the 12 rooms have natural light, and they can accommodate from 10 to 250 people. They are arranged in a functional manner, they are equipped with most advanced technology in the industry and are a source of pride for one of the best hotels for meetings in Stresa.

The hall is embellished with a glass dome that recalls Art Nouveau style, and can be transformed into a prestigious showroom or used for an elegant coffee break. The highly professional hotel staff has been specifically trained to manage meetings and conferences. As these events are of the utmost importance, they take care of every detail, providing the best guarantee of a successful outcome.
Moreover, choosing Grand Hotel Bristol as the venue for meetings in Stresa does not only mean having one of the most efficient and prestigious conference centre in Italy, but also ensures your events benefit from the exceptional setting provided by the enchanting Lake Maggiore.


Guests of the Grand Hotel Bristol have access to two bars, which are ideal places for getting together and relaxing, enjoying a drink or a cocktail.

Winter Garden

All of the lake’s romantic charm is brought together in the wonderful “winter garden”, protected by large windows that overlook the garden.

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Contact the hotel: Grand Hotel Bristol
+39 0323 32601   Fax: +39 0323 33622

Hotel: Grand Hotel Bristol

Address: Corso Umberto I, 73 28838 Stresa

Region: Lake Maggiore

Country: Italy

Official website:

Telephone: +39 0323 32601

Fax: +39 0323 33622

Hotel email:

+39 0323 32601   Fax: +39 0323 33622

Train station
Stresa - 600 meters

Malpensa International Airport  - 50 km
Linate Airport Milan - 97 km

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.

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