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The Luxurious Grand Hotel Majestic, Italy

Built in 1870, on the elegant west Piemont shores of Lake Maggiore, the Grand Hotel Majestic is a fascinating exemplary conception of La Belle Époque, distinguished by its incomparable architectural dignity. Moments from the picturesque lakeside town of Pallanza, Italy, it stands proudly on a stunning headland promontory stretching directly over Lake Maggiore, surrounded by beautiful impeccable gardens, immersed in peace, tranquillity and silence. Its privileged position affords it, from almost every angle, breathtaking views of the splendid Borromeo Islands, the surrounding mountains and the lake itself.

Clad with original wooden floors, bronze chandeliers and art deco’ lamps designed by Florentine craftsmen this luxury hotel is a true delight.

The 99-room hotel with its dreamlike atmosphere of the lake’s serenity surrounded by mountains and the captivating beauty of the Borromean Island’s architectural and botanical artistry, are only to be marvelled at.

The Grand Hotel Majestic offers guests an unparalleled level of luxury accommodation. All the rooms are finished in tasteful, classical styles with every modern comfort and top facilities of a modern hotel. Each room is unique in both décor and layout and feature flat screen TVs with WiFi internet access, aesthetically pleasing fabrics and wall coverings. All rooms are en suite and most bathrooms have exquisitely fine marble, glass and ceramic finishes. Many rooms have balconies and enjoy captivating panoramic views of the hotel gardens, Lake Maggiore and the surrounding mountains.

There are two restaurants: the Beola, with panoramic windows overlooking the lake and serving à la carte specialities. The Porch restaurant is situated under the arcades in the garden overlooking the lake.

The luxury hotel has it’s own jetty and intimate private beach directly facing the picturesque islet of San. Giovanni, summer residence of the noble Borromeo family. The hotel accesses directly onto the lakeside cycle path, reaching in just a few minutes the town centre and the astounding botanic gardens of Villa Taranto.

About

Assif is a luxury travel and design aficionado currently working as a BBC content producer. He holds an MA in journalism from the University of Leeds. He is partial to tea and cake - Yorkshire Tea Gold Blend please. His favourite trips include island hopping in the Seychelles, a mountain escape in Kashmir and getting lost in Hong Kong.

Assif is the current editor of Adelto Magazine. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @journolista.

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September 16, 2011 | Italy Pallanza Travel | View comments

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