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Cortese Hotel

Via Due Riviere 24c, 28011 Armeno Italy
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


Travellers' Choice
Charming and original hotel where to combine a relaxing stay with the opportunity to experience this beautiful italian corner. High quality services and special hospitality sense are characteristics of this location, able to be a boutique hotel with a great attention to your needs
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Children's television networks
Outdoor pool
Fence around pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Horseback riding
Table tennis
Board games / puzzles
Airport transportation
Car hire
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Full body massage
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, German, Italian
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tromberes wrote a review Sep 2020
Dublin, Ireland53 contributions45 helpful votes
Recently refurbished hotel. V comfortable bed, quiet room, great nights sleep. Bathroom very modern. Staff very helpful. We had half board, dinner one night. Selection was very limited. We should possibly have asked if there another menu. There doesn’t appear to be much in Armeno village, except a beautiful romanesque church and a bar in the centre. Behind the hotel, there is a lovely walk through the woods (percorso di vita), ask at reception for a map. Enjoy!
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frederik H wrote a review Jul 2020
Ghent, Belgium1 contribution
Hotel Cortese is a very nice hotel on a quiet location. Rooms are spacious, clean and modern. The shower in the bathroom has a thermostatic valve, which is ensures a constant comfortable water temperature. The garden is well maintained with beautiful flowers, a fountain and a small swimming pool. It's a great place to relax. The staff was very helpful providing us with information about places to visit. Breakfast was excellent, as was the dinner. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the situation is a bit different, but Cortese has found the perfect balance between safety and comfort. For breakfast you can choose whatever you want from the extensive buffet which is being served for you. There is also a menu from which you can choose a plate with fresh products such as ham, cheese, all kinds of eggs, toast,... You can eat breakfast outside on the quiet terrace. Dinner is also being served outside. If weather does not permit to do so, dinner is inside in a large room, with enough distance between the tables and all the big windows and doors to the terrace are opened to ensure ventilation. Being a spacious hotel with not too many rooms and very good attention to the safety of the visitors during breakfast and dinner, this is is simply a perfect place to enjoy a quiet vacation in all comfort and safety.
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Date of stay: July 2020
118daveg wrote a review Jul 2020
Warkworth, New Zealand23 contributions
Very friendly staff at reception on check in, good standards with COVID-19 checks and explaining the rules around the hotel. Room nice and clean and bed was comfortable. Bathroom nice and large also shower is very large and pressure was a good standard! Breakfast is a good buffet with a menu which you can order from the kitchen. First day we could order more than one item then the next day got told we could only order one item of the cooked menu. This should be written on the menu and also explained properly and another customer was able to order more than one dish on the same day but from a different waiter who obviously didn’t know this also being a buffet there shouldn’t be a limit on what you can eat. Pool is nice and big, open from 8am but both mornings I went to have a swim before breakfast the cleaner was there once at 830-920am and the next morning again at 830am with his vacuum in the pool. This I was not happy about if your going to clean the pool please don’t do it during hours of operation. Pool towels were offered but at an extra charge so you might want to take your own towels. The gym is nice and big, very fresh as it’s in the basement. Equipment is ok nothing flash there is only one dumbbell another would be handy but good for body weight exercises and enough room for yoga and other stretching they have a bike and treadmill aswel.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
Jeannie S wrote a review Sep 2019
Wigginton, United Kingdom18 contributions14 helpful votes
We stayed here back in July 2019 for 5 days. The hotel is located away from the lakes but within a short drive of Lake Maggiore and Orta. The hotel is beautifully looked after, with attention to detail everywhere. It was immaculately presented in all areas. The pool was perfect and the sun loungers were new and very comfortable. But perhaps the most outstanding thing about the hotel and attached restaurant ( Restaurant Verum) was the staff. Two of the waiters we met were exceptional,Giovanni and Andrea excelled. The food that Chef Marcel Micotti produced was incredible, the best Italian food we have ever eaten anywhere. The barman Mario was equally charming and knowledgeable about wines and cocktails and it was always enjoyable being around his bar. So all in all we had a fabulous 5 days here and will revisit when we can. Thanks all for making our stay so enjoyable.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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ex10sor wrote a review Sep 2019
12 contributions2 helpful votes
Small, quiet and well-appointed hotel on outer border of Armeno, very well situated for walking, road or cycle touring closer to Orta than Maggiore, easy 45m drive from Malpense. Simple clean rooms, simple ample breakfast, more tasty dinner menu but not over fussy. Devastating grappa selection. Concierge, restaurant and bar staff were well-presented, knowledgeable, friendly and fluent. Decent pool, plenty of parking, interesting fitness trail into the adjacent woods.
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Date of stay: August 2019
US$134 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
cortese hotel armeno
ItalyPiedmontProvince of NovaraArmeno
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cortese Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Cortese Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Lake Orta (3.3 km), Santuario della Madonna del Sasso (5.9 km), and Sacro Monte di Orta (3.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cortese Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Cortese Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Cortese Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Cortese Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cortese Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ristorante Villa Crespi, Ristorante Ca Mea, and La Zucca.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Cortese Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Cortese Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Cortese Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Cortese Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Armeno.
Are any cleaning services offered at Cortese Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Cortese Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.