Hotel Gardenia al Lago is a welcoming hotel in Villa di Gargnano, on the Lombardy shore of Lake Garda. It is located on the Riviera dei Limoni, directly overlooking the lake and surrounded by the mountains of the Alto Garda Bresciano Park. The hotel has been renovated and opened to guests in the 50s to ensure the maximum comfort without altering the original atmosphere. In fact the house has been used by the Arosio family since 1925 and still retains the features of those years. In the corridors you can admire the permanent exhibition “Impressioni di famiglia” that shows the black and white photos of the ancestors, telling a story that goes well with the life and traditions of the lake among vineyards, lemon groves and olive groves. During your stay at the hotel, you can visit Villa di Gargnano with the assistance of an expert guide, in a nice walk through the ancient cobbled streets of the late 19th century, the traditional houses of the village, the Cloister of San Francesco and the panoramic points. Among the main activities of the town there are fishing and lemons harvest for which it is still active a lemon house managed by the owners of the hotel. You will visit the same places so dear to the writer D.H. Lawrence, between blue waters, green wooded coasts and houses painted in pastel colors, places that keep intact their charm. To visit the hinterland you can follow one of the many itineraries on foot or with mountain bikes that you can book at the hotel. To enjoy the lake are available sailing and motor boat trips, kayak you can rent directly at the reception or you can use the public navigation service as well.
Hotel Gardenia al Lago blends perfectly with its surroundings thanks to the structure of its building and its elegant and sober appearance. Among the rooms you can choose those that offer views of the lake or the mountain, many of these have been recently renovated, are spacious and comfortable, have beds in burnished mahogany of the early 20th century, polish terrazzo floors and, in some cases, doors that open onto a private balcony or terrace. All rooms have satellite TV, telephone and safe. Some room have a minibar and air conditioning. Bathrooms are available with either a shower or a bathtub, equipped with linens and a hair dryer.
Hotel Gardenia al Lago is the ideal place for a holiday on Lake Garda. The hotel includes a refined restaurant where you can dine by candlelight watching the lights that shine on the water and start your day with breakfast in the garden under the shade of olive trees, pittosporum and laurel trees. In the historic stone cellar, where they organize tasting every week, are preserved excellent bottles, available in the wine list, which enhance the productions of small local and national farmers. For the most passionate of lake life, not far from the hotel is the Lido dei Limoni, run by the same family, which offers beach service, kayak rental, pedal boats and a small bar with an exceptional view of the Gargnano Riviera. If you want to use a private boat you can request the Boat Service, a free mooring service to get directly to the Hotel via the lake.