Desenzano – Hotel Piroscafo

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Old Port – Photo © DonnyJ

Recommended: Hotel

3 -Star Hotel
Via Porto Vecchio 11
Tel. 0309141128
Fax 030 9912586
Open from March to December
All credit cards, Bancomat

This renovated 1920s guesthouse overlooks the old fishing port right in the center of town, with its busy market, characteristic arcades and Palazzo del Tourismo, which often hosts art exhibitions. From Desenzano you can take any of a number of boats to the sights around Lake Garda.

The Villa Romana, the Sirmione baths and the Garda hills with their beautiful vineyard views. Just 500 meters from the hotel is a pleasant beach with a sailing school. Rooms have modern furnishings, and some have lake views.

Breakfast is buffet-style. 2 single and 30 double rooms, with bathroom, air-conditioning, safe, satellite TV. Prices: single 52-70 euro, double 70-91; breakfast 9 euro per person. Credit cards: major ones, Bancomat.

Special conditions for municipal paid parking. Small pets allowed. Reception open 24 hours a day. Bar. Reading and TV room. Terrace.

Courtesy in part of  Osterie e locande d’Italia Slow food editore

To see in Desenzano…

Just around the corner in Via Castello, Cavallaio sells fresh fish from the lake, plus wonderful sardines perfect for grilling.