Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni
BELLAGIO, LAKE COMO
Owned by The Bucher family
General Manager Giuseppe Spinelli
Director Antonio Calzolaro
Hotel (2013 season: 11 April – Early November)
5-star luxury hotel, opened in 1873
73 rooms and 22 suites. All with view of the lake or park.
Awards: Travel&Leisure “500 World’s Best Hotels 2013“ – Condé Nast Traveller, “Gold List 2013” – Condé Nast Johansens: Award for Excellence, one the best European spa hotels (2005), and the best hotel restaurant in Europe (2006)
Two restaurants, also open to non-residents
MISTRAL – 1 Michelin star
One Michelin star. Situated on the large beautiful terrace overlooking the lake.
Every day open for dinner. Live music and formal dress.
On weekends open both for lunch and dinner.
During the week, reservation possible at lunch for private parties or business meetings.
Exclusive: the only restaurant in Italy serving a full molecular cuisine menu.
Awards: one Michelin star for the Mistral – Gambero Rosso 2013: 88 points –
Guida Espresso 2013: 2 hats
Next to the outdoor pool. Cozy and casual atmosphere
Traditional Italian cuisine. Gastropizza. Each day a different menus.
Open continuously from Noon to 23.00
Villa Serbelloni SPA
Beauty and wellness treatments and programmes lasting 1 to 6 days
Special Candle & Champagne treatment in a twin cabin
for couples or sharing with friends. Beauty day. Relax room.
Fitness Centre with sauna and Turkish bath, cardio-fitness equipment and personal trainers.
13 furnished apartments, with 2 to 4 beds
Bedroom, lounge, equipped kitchenette, air conditioning, central heating, telephone, TV.
Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni
Via Roma, 1 22021 Bellagio CO – Italy
Tel +39 031 950216 Fax +39 031 951529
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Internet http://www.villaserbelloni.com
4 rooms and small lounges for group meetings.
Hospitality: up to 300 persons in the Royal Hall.
In the hotel: gym, squash, outdoor pool, indoor pool, tennis courts.
Nearby: water skiing, sailing, canoeing, trekking, mountain biking, horse-riding.
Menaggio & Cadenabbia 18-hole golf course 20 minutes away. 4 other golf courses in less than an hour’s drive.
Bellagio, Lake Como
Distances: Milan 70 km
Turin 210 km
Lecco 20 km
Como 30 km
Florence 450 km
Genoa 220 km
Lugano 30 km + ferry
Hydrofoil to and from Como
Car ferries and boats to and from Cadenabbia/ Menaggio/Varenna
Coach to and from Como
Milan Linate 70 km
Milan Malpensa 70 km
Bergamo Orio al Serio 60 km
Lugano Agno (Switzerland) 40 km + ferry
THE DISCREET CHARM
OF AN HISTORIC HOTEL
Tradition, style, taste, a discreet touch of exclusivity: these are the credentials that make the Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni in Bellagio one of the most popular destinations for international tourism and well-being.
The Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni, which is regularly quoted by both Condé Nast Traveller and Travel & Leisure as one of the best hotels in the world, lies at the tip of the promontory in Bellagio, a small Medieval town known as the “pearl of the lake” for its beauty and privileged position in the centre of Lake Como.
Since 1873, when the private home was turned into a luxury hotel, the Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni has welcomed the greatest names in European aristocracy, and today offers all lovers of quality of life a truly unique holiday, far from the madding crowd for a personal and relaxing experience.
The original charm of the rooms with their frescoed ceilings, the bedrooms, the Royal Hall, with its splendid Murano glass chandeliers and richly gilded mirrors, can still be admired today.
One of the secrets that has maintained this rather magical atmosphere is the presence of the Bucher family, who have owned the Grand Hotel for generations.
The Buchers live in the hotel and are truly able to make their guests, on holiday or on business, feel like they are staying in a grand home from the past century which, year after year, opens its doors to welcome back its old friends.
An atmosphere of a bygone era, but of course a range of services which respond to the needs of today. The elegant “Mistral” restaurant – 1 Michelin star – is serving top Italian dishes and a full menu of molecular cuisine. The more informal “La Goletta”, by the pool, is open continuously from Noon to 11,00 pm. to give guests the chance to eat when they like better. Both restaurants are managed by Chef Ettore Bocchia.
Wellbeing lovers may enjoy two tennis courts, two pools (one indoor), gym (a special cardio-fitness room with Technogym equipment and another dedicated to Pilates), squash court, and Villa Serbelloni SPA, the hotel’s spa which provides beauty and wellness programmes lasting from 1 to 6 days, including specific wellness and beauty treatments for men.
The hotel also offers residential apartments and a its own jetty for direct landing at the hotel and for private lake trips.
– Travel&Leisure “500 World’s Best Hotels 2013“
– Condé Nast Traveller, “Gold List 2013”
– Condé Nast Johansens: Award for Excellence, one the best European spa hotels (2005), and the best hotel restaurant in Europe (2006)
– 1 Michelin star at the Mistral Restaurant
VILLA SERBELLONI SPA,
A HOLIDAY DEDICATED TO YOURSELF
IN BELLAGIO, LAKE COMO
A cozy spa in an historic hotel for a holiday marked by well-being in one of the most enchanting locations on earth. From the Beauty Day to a week-long programme, only the best for anyone wanting to feel themselves again.
The Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni is one of the oldest and most famous hotels on Lake Como. It has been open to guests from around the world since 1873 and the charming, warm atmosphere of two centuries ago can still be felt today. This is thanks to the Bucher family, who have owned the hotel for four generations, expanding the range of services without compromising on the style of a grand home open to anyone who loves quality of life and quality holidays. And this is why guests always feel at home, and why the hotel is increasingly chosen for well-being holidays, to enjoy in the tranquillity of one of the most beautiful locations in the world.
The focus on nutrition at the Villa Serbelloni SPA is also a quality experience, thanks to the creativity of chef Ettore Bocchia (one Michelin star) and the chef’s close collaboration with the SPA nutritionist.
Aiming to offer guests a calorie-controlled menu rich in flavour, the daily menu often includes dishes which satisfy the needs of both gourmets and those looking for healthy, light meal.
In 2005 the hotel won the Condé Nast Johansens Award of Excellence as one of the best European spa hotels
For well-being, two separate spaces for fitness and beauty have been studied.
The space dedicated to the beauty of Villa Serbelloni SPA has been completely renovated to offer even more welcoming environment where guests can have their “spoil” during the beauty and well-being. The Beauty Day Package offers a whole day to devote to wellness with specific treatments. In addition, massage of Ayurvedic inspiration and a cabin for couple’s treatment or to be shared among friends. The beauty sector is also offers the Relaxation Room and the Culla of Olos.
The fitness area (850 square meters in an elegant pavilion in the park of the hotel) includes a gym, sauna, turkish bath, squash court, massage cabins. One room is entirely dedicated to cardio fitness Technogym equipment . Another room is instead equipped for Pilates sessions.
Guests can also use 2 tennis courts and 2 swimming pools, one outdoors by the lake, and a pool with views of the garden of the Grand Hotel.
Notes on treatments offered
Glamour – To restore luminosity to face and body. Starts with a body treatment with Shorea karité butter and corn oil, cardamom and nutmeg. Then the face: cleaning with cleansing milk and gommage followed by a mask of hazelnut oil, sesame and avocado. Finally, a steam massage with essential oils of citron and mandarin. Glamour is particularly popular with brides before the ceremony. Length of treatment: 90 minutes.
Hot Stones – Treatment inspired by an ancient American Indian ritual, with a draining, detox effect, designed to restore balance to the energy channels and main systems in the body (cardiovascular, gastro-enteric, muscular).
The hot stones are placed on the Chakra (without direct skin contact) to open the doors that promote the absorption and flow of energy through all bodily channels.
Warm oil is spread on before the massage, done first using the hands and then the stones: the stones slide over the body like a hot cloud, offering a deep-down feeling of well-being.
The treatment lasts around an hour and a half.
The Culla di Olos is an Olos Natura therapy which restores mental and physical well-being. It combines the advantages of manual massage to the benefits of steam, essential oils, music and colour. The wooden bed used for the treatment can be height-adjusted to graduate the steam differently in different parts of the body.
Each Culla di Olos session involves four main phases: cleansing, purification, treatments and relaxation. In each phase, steam is used to enhance the effects of each action and the active ingredients contained in the products. (length: one and a half hours.
Special Bride – For the bride, the Beautiful bride program includes bridal makeup, manicure or French manicure, mask and facial massage. The program for the bride and her mom offers balanced lunch, facial massage with a neck and shoulder massage, body scrub with massage and herbal tea. The program for the bride and her friends offers a chance to celebrate the bachelorette party in spa with “Glamour” face and body treatments, balanced lunch or a drink on the terrace, and free use of indoor and outdoor pool, sauna and Turkish bath.
Beauty Day – The Villa Serbelloni SPA Beauty Day is tailored for all guests looking for a little variety during their holiday or business travel.
The beauty day includes the use of gym, sauna, Turkish bath and pool and beauty treatments:
Luxury facial cleansing, decongesting compress, massage with skin type-specific products, mask and cream.
Purifying, remineralising body treatment: exfoliation, cream and massage.
Shower and beauty massage. Final massage: relaxing, stimulating or sports.
The day also includes a light lunch at the hotel restaurant.
Time: approximately from 10.00 a.m. to 4.30-5.00 p.m.