Passalacqua, Lake Como

Passalacqua lies on the lip of Lake Como, oozing the lofty air of 18th-century Italy. It’s the perfect place for families, couples and honeymooners to laze away a luxury city break. Enjoy exclusive access to the lake, hotel gardens and orchards, and plenty of extra activities that let you soak in the exquisite Italian scenery.

Why you'll love it here

  • Saunter through the hotel’s beautiful gardens and orchard leading down to the lake
  • Enjoy a luxury stay in the same hotel as VIPs Winston Churchill and Vincenzo Bellini
  • Explore the lake in style on one of the hotel’s vintage boats
  • Embrace easy access to the hotel grounds from the main villa via hidden tunnels


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This holiday experience lets you explore all Lake Como and its surrounds have to offer while having a beautiful lakeside haven as your base. The hilly village of Moltrasio sits peacefully beyond the hotel, while the city of Como is just a short boat ride away. Day trips here can include a meander along the medieval walls of Piazza Vittoria, or some souvenir shopping at Porta Torre, the city’s outdoor market. Better still, George Clooney’s 25 room villa is just fifteen minutes from Lake Como, and Milan is just a forty minute train ride away.

Your luxury room and suite await as you return to your home from home, the pinnacle of historical beauty. Enjoy baroque-style furniture, mellow colour schemes, and lake views from every window. Accommodation in the Casa Al Lago building also offers private gardens, an extra touch you to host some evening soirees as the sun sets.

Beyond your bedrooms, you’ll find much to do on the hotel grounds. Whether it’s a picnic by the lake, made from garden-fresh ingredients, a wander through the woods, or a morning yoga session in the sunshine, the choice is yours. The main aim at Passalacqua is to fill your days with easiness, enjoying a gentle break away in a beautiful setting with your loved ones in tow.



The 24 rooms and suites available at Passalacqua are spread across three buildings: The Villa, Palazz, and Casa Al Lago, each offering their own unique views over Lake Como. The hotel’s core theme of historical luxury extends to each section, with lavish materials, carved ceilings, and characteristically Italian touches defining their interiors. Find out more about each extravagant building below.

The Villa

The Villa

Your portal into 18th-century grandeur begins in The Villa's 12 luxury rooms and suites. Ornate, domelike ceilings, gilded bed and picture frames, and rich, heavy fabrics define these timeless masterpieces, offering a truly authentic Italian feel. Enjoy king-sized beds, walk-in showers and bathtubs, and breathtaking lakeside views.


The Palazz includes a collection of eight cosy guestrooms adorned with Italian baroque-style beauty. Dark royal tones combine with rich materials, vaulted ceilings, and outlines of gold for an image of utmost class. Relax into luxury with a walk-in shower and bathtub. Sink into your king bed and admire the sweeping lake views.
Casa Al Lago

Casa Al Lago

Ringing with natural light, the softly coloured walls and gilded linings at Casa al Lago fill your days with warmth and brightness. The lake lies at the foot of your private garden for a delightful evening among family and friends. These four opulent rooms include king or twin beds, walk-in showers and tubs, and interconnections upon request.
Restaurant Passalacqua

Restaurant Passalacqua

Passalacqua trades the formalities of restaurant dining for a more relaxed, homely experience where you can take control. Stepping into the kitchen each morning to meet with experienced chef Mauro, you will plan the day's nutritious treats.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner


Located in the Palazz, the spa sets up the ultimate relaxation space among stern pillars, vaulted ceilings, and smooth, wooden decor. It's a beauty spot to enjoy soothing body treatments from the accredited Dr Barbara Sturm range of products. A winding staircase leads you to 18th-century underground tunnels where you'll find a steam room and sauna enclosed in cosy caves.



The hotel's seven acres of gorgeous greenery are yours to explore. Retire to the garden’s peaceful fringes to reflect and admire the rolling views ahead. Wander around the fountain and sink into its easy sounds. Dive into the panoramic swimming pool, stretch in the open-air gym in the olive grove, or enjoy some family time on the bocce or tennis courts. Keen gardeners are invited to get their gloves on and help out around the grounds/


Just a 15-minute boat ride away, Lake Como is perfect for couples to share intimate moments in solitude, with glittery blue waters and looming mountains as their only witness. Enjoy precious moments alone on the waters, with gentle boat rides and dips in the outdoor heated pool, or in the gardens, with shared yoga sessions under the magnolias. Saunter through the woods, relax in the spa, join an ice cream-making class, or share a bottle of wine and watch a film under the stars.

Seriously Special

Very few places can claim Lake Como as a neighbour. It’s a seriously special opportunity to have it so close, and Passalacqua lets you make the most of it. Guests can enjoy exclusive use of a secluded private pier, which allows direct access to the lake for wild swimming, splashing, or simple toe-dipping. To save yourself from too much exertion, you can explore the waters via a vintage motorboat or leisure craft instead. Your taxis await at the Cantiere Colombo boatyard. For watersports fans, there's also the option to try kayaking, water skiing, and paddleboarding.

When it comes to cuisine, you take the lead. Whether it’s a light picnic by the lake or a candlelit dinner in the rose garden, all your wishes will be granted. You can even get a little more hands-on by helping to harvest the vegetables, or by joining a pasta cooking class.

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