Britannia Excelsior Hotel

Views don’t get better than those at the Britannia Excelsior Hotel. The property sits right across from the lakefront, so gorgeous panoramas are guaranteed.

If you’re looking to relax but can’t decide between the lake and the pool, then you can do both thanks to the floating pool and deck.

There are also several places to grab some food or a drink. There’s the hotel bar and terrace, the lido restaurant and the lakeview lounge bar. If you want a special evening meal, you can upgrade to the a la carte restaurant.

Overview of Cadenabbia

The scenery in Cadenabbia is stunning and tourists flock here on their holidays to Lake Como for plenty of rest and relaxation. It’s one of Italy’s most idyllic destinations and you’ll never be short of a view to enjoy.

The area’s only home to around 700 locals, so life is quiet and tranquil. Holidays at the Britannia Excelsior Hotel focus on lazy days by the lake and leisurely walks through the surrounding hills. The area is best known for its dramatic views across the water, and you’ll never struggle to find a spot to take a boat tour when you want to visit a busier spot.

Things to do in Cadenabbia

With a stay at the Britannia Excelsior Hotel, you’re right on the lake road, opposite the water. It’s easy to get out and explore the lake, too, as the ferry point is only a couple of minutes’ stroll away.

To make the most of the lake views, there’s a selection of beaches dotted around the banks of the lake. For a day of culture, stroll along the promenade to Villa Carlotta, which has a fascinating museum filled with paintings and sculptures. You can also take a guided boat tour to the 18th-century Villa Balbianello, which was featured in both Casino Royale and Star Wars: Attack of the Clones.

Holidaymakers have visited Lake Como since the Roman Empire. It’s easy to see why, and you’ll love the natural wonders and Italian culture.


Resort Summary

Nestled between the sparkling waters of Lake Como and some of Italy’s most picturesque countryside, Cadenabbia is a popular destination for those in search of a peaceful Italian lakes holiday. Holidays to this small community focus on lazy days by the lake and leisurely walks through the surrounding hills and meadows.

Home to around 700 local people, Cadenabbia has a quiet, low-key feel. A walk along the shoreline will take you past luxurious hotels with private swimming pools and historic villas set in lush gardens. The area is also known for its dramatic views across the water, with the chance to take a scenic boat ride to the busier lakeside resorts and quaint villages.