Boston Hotel

The family-run Boston Hotel is set just back from Stresa’s lakeside esplanade. Because it’s close to the historical town centre and the lakeside bars, it’s a great no-frills base for exploring the town.

During your stay, you can start your day with a continental breakfast in the pleasant breakfast room. There’s a great spread that will set you up for a day of exploring the lake. In the evening, you can either relax in the hotel’s TV room or head out to the local bars.

Rooms are clean and comfortable. Each comes with a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, a hairdryer, a telephone, a safe and air-conditioning.

Overview of Stresa

Stresa is an idyllic resort town where it’s easy to relax and unwind under the beating sun. The resort is nestled into the Borromean Bay area and has an eclectic mixture of beautiful countryside, old-world charm and classic architecture. As a result, it’s popular with holidaymakers looking for holidays to Lake Maggiore where they can explore the best of the lake’s charms.

If you’d rather relax, there are a number of pebble beaches on the shoreline. They’re great for swimming in the lake and taking in the beautiful scenery.

Things to do in Stresa

The Boston Hotel is centrally located, so you have trains and ferries just minutes away from the hotel. This makes it easy to access other lakeside towns. The beautiful town of Pallanza is particularly popular because it has a lavish palace and gardens to explore. Elsewhere, the Borromean Islands can also be accessed by a hop-on hop-off boat.

In Stresa, you can step back in time. It used to be a holiday destination for the aristocracy, and hallmarks of the town’s former opulence are still on display today, with plenty of art nouveau-style hotels and grand villas lining the edge of the water.

Stresa is a dreamy holiday location where you’ll feel your worries melt away, and the Boston Hotel is a fantastic base for exploring its charms.

Resort Summary

When it comes to idyllic lakeside resorts, Stresa ticks all the right boxes. Nestled on the Borromean Bay, this attractive town offers an eclectic mix of beautiful countryside, historic architecture and old-world charm. Relaxing days can be spent browsing boutique shops, people-watching on the promenade and walking in the surrounding mountains.

An international cultural hub, the town also plays host to a number of esteemed events every year. This includes Settimane Musicali, a classical music festival which brings together some of the world’s most renowned musicians and composers.