Whether you’re after some winter sun or a summer escape with longer sunshine hours, Lake Garda makes a gorgeous destination all year round. Fortunately, the region’s hotels are just as beautiful as its scenery.
Designed with a minimalist kind of elegance, Hotel Locanda del Garda overlooks the largest town on the western shore. It’s also only a short walk to the lake and old town.
Lake Garda hotels come in all shapes and sizes – from grand Renaissance palazzos along the lake’s shore to more low-key lodgings that pack in lots of character. Many of our picks have a pool that floats on the water and gorgeous terrace bars to enjoy it from, while some also have state-of-the-art spas and therapeutic programmes designed to fix your problems.
The Hotel Lido Palace combines old world charm with high tech amenities, offering guests an experience that’s unique to the region. Set near imposing sheer rock cliffs and in a landscape that blends Alpine influences with Mediterranean scents, this 5-star hotel redefines beauty, well-being and la dolce vita.
Another hotel that’s a cut above the rest is the Hotel Villa Florida. It’s been owned by the same family for generations, which gives it a really personal touch. It’s also just a few steps from Limone’s historic centre and has a wonderful view over the city and lake.
Located right on the beach, this modern 4-star hotel in Riva del Garda offers rooms with a view of Lake Garda, as well as a rich hot and cold breakfast buffet. Guests can enjoy a relaxing stay at this beautiful hotel with their family, as it has plenty of facilities for all to use, including free WiFi and a private bathroom in every suite.
From chalet chic, wind swept towns at the north end of the lake to the Mediterranean-feeling southern stretches, there are plenty of choices for the best hotels with Lake Garda views. The mountain-backed Lido Palace combines Art Nouveau splendour with modern luxuries, while the Hotel du Lac in Riva has a more relaxed vibe, with rooms that are a bit on the smaller side but still have stunning Lake Garda views from their balcony.
For a hotel with a funky look, check out the Hotel Eden in Sirmione, which is right on the edge of Lake Garda and has bright rooms with geometric throw pillows and colourful furniture. There is also a unique half-circle pool to soak up the sun by the water.
You’ll find plenty of hotels with a view on Lake Garda, from the chalet chic mountain-top towns of the north to the Mediterranean-feeling villages in the south. Many of these are perfect for families, while some cater to couples looking for romantic getaways or honeymoons.
Located among the olive trees of Malcesine, this boutique hotel offers modern and minimalist spaces and rooms with lovely balconies that offer both lake and mountain views. Cool off at the pool or unwind in the spa and enjoy a complimentary breakfast before heading into town to see the sights.
In the heart of Limone sul Garda, this hotel is a great choice for those seeking a modern stay with a familiar feel. Guests love the comfy beds and spacious balconies that overlook the lake and center of town. Guests also enjoy the complimentary breakfast and easy access to the local beaches and the ferry station.
Located a short walk from the railway station, this hotel is a perfect base for exploring Lake Garda. Its front garden is a beautiful place to relax by the pool or enjoy breakfast on the terrace. The rooms are also well appointed and the staff is friendly.
The hotel is set in a beautiful castle, surrounded by cypresses and sweeping gardens, providing a serene and romantic location for a relaxing stay. The restaurant has a wonderful view of the Lake and is a great choice for lunch or dinner.
For those seeking a luxurious getaway, the Lake Garda hotels offer everything from Art Nouveau mansions to luxury wellness retreats. One of the most famous, Villa Cortine Palace Hotel is a historic villa in Sirmione on the southern shore of the lake that’s known for its thermal baths and medieval castle.
If you’re looking for something a bit more budget-friendly, there are also plenty of unit-style accommodation options around the lake that can provide a fully independent holiday experience. These include Appartamento Riva Del Garda, Gardainn Martini and the Nest.hotel gardasee