Grand hotel Tremezzo, one of the most historic luxury hotels on Lake Como and renowned for its exclusive nostalgic charm, lives up to its reputation as an Italian fashion destination, winning five awards in 2015 alone including the prestigious 2015 Town & Country Travel 100 – The best hotels in the world: 100 hotels that will change your life.
Vacation like a celebrity, whether you are looking for a family getaway or a romantic couple’s escape. Uniquely located on the shores of Lake Como, with pride of place facing the Bellagio and the Gringe mountains, it’s no wonder that Grand Hotel Tremezzo is a holiday hotspot for many A-list celebrities. The iconic Greta Suite in the hotel was even named after Greta Garbo who refers to Tremezzo as that happy, sunny place in the film “Grand Hotel” (1932). The suite, along with the hotel, is loved for its unique Art Nouveau design; in keeping with elegant period furnishings and antique pieces from the hotel’s notable collection. Modern day Hollywood guests include songstress Gwen Stephani who filmed her 2005 hit ‘Cool’ on Lake Como and herself stayed in the Greta Suite, as did actress Uma Thurman. Of course, Como’s most famous resident has to be George Clooney who has a villa overlooking the lake itself and is a regular celebrity sighting in the town of Como.
The stylish hotel boasts 90 lavish rooms and luxury suites, including eight newly appointed rooftop suites, each with a heated outdoor private Jacuzzi so you can relax in style and gaze in wonder at the panoramic views across the lake. Fashionable families can stay in the very essence of luxury; the Rooftop Penthouse, able to accommodate up to 16 people including kids, it means 4 roof top suites. So it is possible to reserve the entire roof top floor boasting terraces overlooking the lake, each with a stunning terrace each has a heated Jacuzzi alongside spacious drawing rooms and stylish bedrooms and even your own personal suite butler.
No Lake Como holiday would be complete without a splashing out on some serious shopping and the luxury boutiques of Como town, just 30 minutes from Grand Hotel Tremezzo, stock international names such as Max Mara, Gucci and Prada. The hometown Como, a 30-minute drive from Lake Como has itself, been the production hub for silk for the past 4,000 years, providing 70% of Europe’s silk and supplying it to the major fashion houses such as Vuitton, Saint Laurent and Ungaro worldwide. What’s more, the stylish on a shoestring will rejoice in the fact that the renowned Fox Town, a luxury shopping outlet in Mendrisio is just a short driving distance from Grand Hotel Tremezzo – a true haven for style gurus.