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Classic Double Room
183 square feet
1 Queen Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Other room types
Deluxe Room
183 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
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Double Room, Lake View
183 square feet
1 Double Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Suite
248 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Double Room, Balcony, Lake View
183 square feet
1 Queen Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Classic Single Room
118 square feet
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Triple Room
248 square feet
1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
Beachfront hotel connected to the airport in Griante with 2 restaurants

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk
Concierge services

With a stay at Hotel Britannia Excelsior, you'll be centrally located in Griante, within a 15-minute drive of Villa del Balbianello and Cadenabbia Ferry Terminal. This hotel is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) from Lake Lugano and 0.6 mi (1 km) from Villa Carlotta.

Make yourself at home in one of the 192 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Satellite television is provided for your entertainment. Bathrooms with showers are provided. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Take in the views from a rooftop terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional amenities at this hotel include concierge services and a television in a common area. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).

All-inclusive rates are available at this hotel. Meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments are included in all-inclusive rates. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities. Satisfy your appetite at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar.

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and limited parking is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at Hotel Britannia Excelsior are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Other inclusions

  • Roundtrip airport transfers

Not included

  • Surcharge for premium food items
  • Gratuities

  • Surcharge for premium food items
  • Airport transfers included (roundtrip)
  • Additional gratuities accepted
  • Gratuities not included

Hotel Amenities

Some rates at Hotel Britannia Excelsior are all-inclusive. These rates include onsite meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

Hotel Britannia Excelsior features 2 outdoor swimming pools. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. The property also offers a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This business-friendly hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, a library, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle and an area shuttle.

Hotel Britannia Excelsior is a smoke-free property.

  • Library
  • Bar/lounge
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Elevator
  • Rooftop terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Year Built - 1830
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Smoke-free property
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Concierge services
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Total number of rooms - 192
  • Television in common areas
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Off-street parking

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

Parking

Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

Hotel Britannia Excelsior offers 192 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and ceiling fans. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Desk
  • Ceiling fan
  • Private bathroom
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Shower only
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV

Where to Eat

Hotel Britannia Excelsior has 2 restaurants serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

  • Golfing nearby

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are 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. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Use of pool umbrellas and sunbeds is available for a surcharge. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve an onsite parking. Please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Please note, some room types at this property are not available when booking a stay with children.

Debit cards

Number of children who can stay free - 2

Online Penalty Collection

Fees

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

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. This tax is adjusted seasonally and might not apply year round. Other 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: From 1 November - 29 February, EUR 0.00 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 13 years of age.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 March - 31 October, EUR 1.00 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 13 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Hotel Names

  • Britannia Excelsior
  • Britannia Excelsior Griante
  • Britannia Excelsior Hotel
  • Hotel Britannia Excelsior
  • Hotel Britannia Excelsior Griante
  • Hotel Britannia Excelsior Cadenabbia
  • Britannia Excelsior Griante
  • Hotel Britannia Excelsior Hotel
  • Hotel Britannia Excelsior Griante
  • Hotel Britannia Excelsior Hotel Griante

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 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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