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Get an overview of this hotel5-star family-friendly hotel near Borromeo Plaza

Location

This family-friendly Stresa hotel is located on a lake, within a 15-minute walk of Church of San Vittore and Borromeo Plaza. Stresa-Alpino-Mottarone Cable Car and Isola Madre Botanical Garden are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with 2 restaurants, this hotel has a full-service spa and a private beach. Free buffet breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free area shuttle. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a health club, and a bar/lounge.

Room Amenities

All 72 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Guests can enjoy jetted tubs, and other standard amenities include minibars (stocked with some free items), Egyptian cotton sheets, and flat-screen TVs.

Villa e Palazzo Aminta Hotel Beauty and SPA

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This Stresa hotel has its very own private beach. In addition to a full-service spa, Villa e Palazzo Aminta Hotel Beauty and SPA features an outdoor pool and a health club. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 5-star property consist of a business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 1033 square feet (96 square meters) include conference space. This Beaux Arts hotel also offers a children's pool, a spa tub, and a steam room. A complimentary area shuttle within 1 km is available for guests. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 72 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Conference space 
  • Express check-out 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Express check-in 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Business center 
  • Garden 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • On private beach 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free long-term parking 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Beach towels 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 96 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Year Built 1832 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1033 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free long-term parking, Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar (stocked, some free items) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Jetted bathtub 
  • Bidet 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM. An additional breakfast (subject to charges) is served daily.

Le Isole - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

I Mori - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A private beach and a health club are featured at the hotel. An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ski lessons available nearby 
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Sledding nearby 
  • Boat tours on site 
  • Rock climbing nearby 

Spa Services

Palazzo Aminta grotta has 6 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include hot stone massages, sports massages, Thai massages, and massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 14 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Thai massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 14 
  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Thalassotherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 99.00 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 35 per accommodation, per night
  • 2 per room (up to 30 kg)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Debit cards not accepted

24-hour check-in

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.50 per person, per night, up to 15 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 6 years of age.
  • Tourism fee: EUR 2.50 per person, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 160.00 per vehicle (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: EUR 160.00 (one way), (from 18 to 18 years old)
  • Pet fee: EUR 35 per accommodation, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 99.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Aminta Villa
  • Palazzo Villa Aminta
  • Villa Aminta Hotel
  • Villa e Palazzo
  • Villa e Palazzo Aminta
  • Villa e Palazzo Aminta Beauty
  • Villa e Palazzo Aminta Beauty Stresa
  • Villa e Palazzo Aminta Hotel Beauty
  • Villa e Palazzo Aminta Hotel Beauty Stresa
  • Villa Palazzo Aminta

We should mention

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport. Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

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4.4 out of 5
90% of guests recommend
4.8 Room cleanliness
4.6 Service & staff
4.2 Room comfort
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Hotel as expected for a 5 star rating

5 out of 5
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Posted Sep 13, 2016
Pros: Quality
Cons: nothing
Location: Outstanding Lake views
It was a holiday nothing more needed as I said it was a holiday nothing more needed.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jan 30, 2017 by Daniela Tallarico
Dear Mr. JC, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed the time spent at Villa & Palazzo Aminta. Looking forward to welcome you again, we remain with Best regards. Daniela Tallarico Front of House Manager
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piece of heaven!

5 out of 5
by from New York
Posted Aug 24, 2016
Pristine view from every room in the hotel, walk out door to beach to swim or catch the boat to Borreamo island, or have a cocktail and play bocci ball or just sit and enjoy the beautiful flower gardens. 15 min walk into quaint town of Stresa or be more adventurous and hike in mountains. Teen age kids enjoyed Mottorone, alpland, and swimming in lake. Some options for water sports. Beauty of the lake is the setting in the mountains, sail boats, etc. not overrun with jet skis and party boats. Aminta staff all around was welcoming and helpful, breakfast was healthy and delicious with many options, hotel has beautiful Venetian glass chandeliers and furniture. We had two rooms which were very comfortable, clean, Etro amenities were exceptional and balconies with stunning partial lake views. Minimal counter space to layout your things but you really don't need much here. My family loved Aminta and Stresa, just wish we planned for a few more days. Spa looked beautiful but we did not have enough time to visit but a morning at the spa would have been perfect. Definitely recommend for a couple, family with kids of all ages if you are looking for some spectacular views, enjoy outdoor mountain and water sports, and some time to sit back, have a cocktail, and just relax and enjoy some perfect weather.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jan 30, 2017 by Daniela Tallarico
Dear Mr. LSA, Thank you very much for your kind review and for spending your time in writing about us. The Owner, the Management and all the Staff hope to welcome you soon back at Villa & Palazzo Aminta! Warm regards. Daniela Tallarico Front of House Manager
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Nice Views from the hotel.

4 out of 5
by from London
Posted Aug 19, 2016
Pros: Location . Not too big .
Cons: They could do with more variety on the Menu's
Had a wonderful time here. Exceptional SPA. One could visit this hotel throughout the year. Hotel owner was hands on.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jan 30, 2017 by Daniela Tallarico
Dear Mr. YJ, Thank you very much for your kind review. Every suggestion is for us a way to improve and we hope to welcome you soon in order to show you our menu. Warm regards. Daniela Tallarico Front of House Manager
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Very attentive staff. Fabulous location

5 out of 5
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Posted Aug 6, 2016
A little way out of Stresa, but great location on Lake Maggiore. Staff were extremely helpful and facilities were great.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jan 30, 2017 by Daniela Tallarico
Dear Mrs. Ann, Thank you very much for your kind review and for spending your time in writing about us. The Owner, the Management and all the Staff hope to welcome you soon back at Villa & Palazzo Aminta! Warm regards. Daniela Tallarico Front of House Manager
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Bedroom and bathroom tiny

4 out of 5
by from London
Posted Aug 1, 2016
Hotel was beautiful but our bedroom and bathroom were very small. There's was barely any room to stand in front of sink without falling in the toilet. Hotel was located about half hour walk from Stresa. Hotel did lay on shuttle 5 or maybe 6 times in the day but none in the evening and charged you 12€ at other times (if you get a private taxi it only costs 10€) which I thought was a rip off. Also a cup of tea cost 7€ !
Comment from Hotel Management
Jan 30, 2017 by Daniela Tallarico
Dear Mrs. Heather, Thank you very much for your kind review. Being in the past a private Villa, rooms have got different size and different shapes. We have decided to keep the building like this in order to recreate the same atmosphere. Because we are a small boutique Hotel in a peacefully corner, we preferred to let our clients enjoy a wellness corner but well equipped. Looking forward to welcome you again at Villa & Palazzo Aminta, we remain with Warm Regards. Daniela Tallarico Front of House Manager
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Royal experience

5 out of 5
by from NYC
Posted Jul 3, 2016
Intriguing structure, built for the privileged in 1800 or so, it seemingly has every 5 feet decorated with a close eye to detail, part hotel, part museum. Room was small but elegant. Hotel staff is helpful. The view towards the islands and mountains will stun. The banks of Lago Maggiore, especially in front of the hotel, will impress. Few places can match the view...on Earth. Thumbs up.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jan 30, 2017 by Daniela Tallarico
Dear Mr. Joe, Thank you very much for your kind words. We thank you very much from all our Staff and we hope to welcome again in order to pamper you again. Warm regards. Daniela Tallarico Front of House Manager
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Timeless Elegance and Style

5 out of 5
by from Cotswolds
Posted Jun 19, 2016
Pros: See Above
Cons: If I thought anything could be improved I would contact the hotel in the confidence they listen.
Location: A stunning location on Lake Maggiore with superb views of the Borromeo Islands, five minutes from the delightful and charming town of Stresa.
This was my ninth visit to the Villa Aminta so "I am a fan". The hotel is exquisitely presented the view of Lake Maggiore from both the sea view rooms and the restaurant is utterly charming and romantic. The rooms are beautifully appointed with luxury toiletries and storage aplenty for 23K case passengers. The, staff who are immaculately turned out, provide excellent and timely service. The breakfast offering is fresh and inventive and caters for all European tastes. The pool area is elegant and the Spa cleverly hidden below ground without compromising the architecturally pleasing overall facade. There is a regular shuttle service into Stresa and the limousine pick up by telephone at a time of your convenience for the evening. I have a hire car for much of my stay. Stresa is well situated for arriving from Southern Italy or Switzerland by train or car and the railway station is less than ten minutes from the hotel. The hotel has its own private lake side garden and birthing for excursions on the Lake. Should you wish to you can eat in a restaurant (there are two) in the evening and on many evenings there is musical entertainment.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jan 30, 2017 by Daniela Tallarico
Dear Mrs. Michelle, No more words are needed! Thank you very much for your trust and for being such a good Guest of Villa & Palazzo Aminta. We are very excited every time you contact us and we hope to welcome you soon again in our Resort. Warm regards. Daniela Tallarico Front of House Manager
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5 out of 5
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Posted Jul 22, 2015
Pros: Views of the lake, breakfast terrace, complimentary shuttle into town. Rooms are really nice except for the standard rooms, they need some updating.
Cons: Standard rooms need updating, bathroom are too small
Absolutely great property, staff was very attentive.
Comment from Hotel Management
Sep 7, 2015 by DM
Dear Sir/Madam, we are happy that you have enjoyed our Villa and our serviceS, we always try our best to satisfy all request of our clients, customer care and attention is the top of our priority. We look forward to welcoming you here again in the future. Best Regards, General Manager
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Excellent base to explore Maggiore

5 out of 5
by from Yorkshire
Posted Jul 6, 2015
Pros: Location, palatial decor, food
Cons: Tatty balcony door needs fixing / replacing
Location: Handy for Milan - Simplon autostrada. On lakeside, walk 500m to boats to Borromir palace isles, 2 km to Stresa town.
Excellent luxurious hotel, worth the splurge. Good base for exploring Lake Maggiore - the island palaces & gardens are a top sight. Free hourly car service into Stresa 2 km.
Comment from Hotel Management
Sep 7, 2015 by DM
Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your positive feedback. You are right, Villa e Palazzo Aminta has a strategic location for exploring Lake Maggiore, very close to Switzerland and also to Malpensa Airport. We hope to welcoming you again in the future. Best Regards, General Manager
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Up market hotel

4 out of 5
by from London
Posted Jul 2, 2015
Pros: The service
Cons: Very little Suggest go half board.
Location: Location not near the town and dangerous to walk.
we complained about our room on the first night and the hotel showed us 4 others to change. After that no complaints.
Comment from Hotel Management
Sep 6, 2015 by dm
Dear Sirs, we are glad that after your initial complain everything has been sorted out and you had the room that matches your needs. It's very important for all our staff to satisfy your preciuos request and we are glad that a satisfactory service has been delivered. We hope you 'll be back again at Villa e Palazzo Aminta in the future. Best Regards, General Manager
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