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Grand Hotel Bristol

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Seasonal outdoor pool
Outdoor spa tub
Indoor spa tub
Seasonal outdoor pool

Overview of Grand Hotel Bristol

Grand Hotel Bristol

4.0 star property

8.4/10 Very Good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
Map Umberto I, 73, Stresa, VB, 28838

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBorromeo Palace and Garden18 min walk
  • Popular LocationVilla Pallavicino Park18 min walk
  • Popular LocationIsola Bella19 min walk
  • AirportMilan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.)53 min drive

Room options

About this area


Located in Stresa, Grand Hotel Bristol is next to a golf course and on a lake. Carciano Ferry Terminal and Stresa Ferry Terminal are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Monte Mottac State Reserve and Isola Bella. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Il Palazzetto e Poi or Sports Center. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

What's nearby

  • Carciano Ferry Terminal - 8 min walk
  • Sapori d'Italia, Lago Maggiore - 10 min walk
  • Borromeo Palace and Garden - 18 min walk
  • Villa Pallavicino Park - 18 min walk
  • Isola Bella - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Stresa Station - 8 min walk
  • Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) - 54 min drive


  • Ristorante Pizzeria Grano Duro - 8 min walk
  • Lo Stornello - 9 min walk
  • Paulon - 10 min walk
  • Mamma Mia - 10 min walk
  • Trattoria Due Piccioni - 12 min walk

About this property

Grand Hotel Bristol

4-star hotel by the lake
Take advantage of 18 holes of golf, a poolside bar, and a terrace at Grand Hotel Bristol. For some rest and relaxation, visit the hot tub. In addition to a garden and car rentals on site, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Other perks at this hotel include:
  • A seasonal outdoor pool
  • Continental breakfast (surcharge), self parking (surcharge), and a 24-hour front desk
  • An elevator, smoke-free premises, and multilingual staff
  • Luggage storage, 12 meeting rooms, and laundry services
  • Guest reviews say great things about the location
Room features
All 253 individually furnished rooms offer thoughtful touches such as air conditioning, as well as amenities like free WiFi and safes. Guests reviews give good marks for the spacious rooms at the property.
Extra amenities include:
  • Bidets, shower/tub combinations, and free toiletries
  • LCD TVs with cable channels
  • Heating, daily housekeeping, and phones


English, French, German, Italian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (EUR 19 per day)
  • Limited onsite parking

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: EUR 29 for adults and EUR 19 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Seasonal outdoor pool


  • Elevator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms - 12


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating


  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination


  • Cable/satellite channels
  • LCD TV


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Individually furnished
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in from 3:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
If your stay in Italy is on or before December 31, 2022, the cash transaction limit is EUR 1999.99. If your stay in Italy is on or after January 1, 2023, the cash transaction limit is EUR 999.99.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 25 per pet, per night
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
1 per room
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are available for EUR 19 per night

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • 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.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Fee for continental breakfast: EUR 29 for adults and EUR 19 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 19 per day
  • Pet fee: EUR 25 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 19 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

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 1999.99, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation
The seasonal pool will be open from June to September
Reservations are required for golf tee times; reservations can be made by contacting the property 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
In accordance with national/local laws, air conditioning may be restricted to certain hours during certain times of the year

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Grand Hotel Bristol have a pool?

Yes, this property has a seasonal outdoor pool.

Is Grand Hotel Bristol pet-friendly?

Yes, this hotel allows pets (limit 1 per room). There's a fee of EUR 25 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.

How much is parking at Grand Hotel Bristol?

Self parking is available for EUR 19 per day. Limited spots are available.

What time is check-in at Grand Hotel Bristol?

Check-in is from 3:30 PM - 11:00 PM.

What time is check-out at Grand Hotel Bristol?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Where is Grand Hotel Bristol located?

Situated in Stresa, this golf hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Villa La Palazzola, Carciano Ferry Terminal, and Congressi Palace. Villa Ducale and Sapori d'Italia, Lago Maggiore are also within 10 minutes. Stresa Station is 8 minutes by foot.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Grand Hotel Bristol and receive a full refund?

Yes, Grand Hotel Bristol offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Grand Hotel Bristol cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings


Very Good

Rating 10 - Excellent. 185 out of 393 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 47%
Rating 8 - Good. 144 out of 393 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 37%
Rating 6 - Okay. 42 out of 393 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 11%
Rating 4 - Poor. 16 out of 393 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 4%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 6 out of 393 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely place, specializes in conferences and large groups. We were very happy with our room and the staff is very helpful and friendly. The view out onto the islands is outstanding!
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

4/10 Poor

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
The property is in need of done repairs and upgrades. Location is excellent. Breakfast charge unusual and very high considering the quality of breakfast
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very friendly staffs
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

8/10 Good

Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Wonderful spot in Ischia
Amazing views from our room. Air conditioning good. Clean bathroom.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022

6/10 Okay

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

4/10 Poor

Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nothing grand about this hotel, seemed last renovated in the 1989s. Shabby and old fashioned. First out in an attic cupboard with 3 single beds. Requested change. Facilitated by grumpy receptionist. Next room similar, but thankfully not an attic. Pool like a holiday camp.
Stayed 7 nights in Jul 2022

8/10 Good

Verified traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good hotel
Enjoyable stay. Room good with a side lake view. The breakfast was slightly disappointing. However the evening meal that we had in the hotel restaurant was excellent.
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2022

10/10 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Amazing hotel, great location facing the lake. Helpful staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

6/10 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Staff & service
Beautiful property, poor service. We had to ask for bell towels 3 times and never did receive them.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022