Hotel Metropole Suisse, Como - The tradition of hospitality since 1892
The Metropole Suisse is a 4 star hotel established in 1892 recently renovated.
The hotel building is bound to "The Fine Arts". The lower facade was designed by the famous rationalist Architect Terragni. The unique location at the waterfront in the heart of town and the Cassani family's 110 years management has made it a regular stop for generations of tourists and business men. After the Second World War, its rooms gave hospitality to some of the most well-known personalities. King Faruk, Princess Furstenberg, the Royal Family of Denmark and many of the most famous Italian TV and movies stars have been guests of the hotel.
It features 71 rooms, among them 12 superior lakeview with balcony or veranda , 3 Junior Suites and 1 two-bedrooms Suite. Air conditioning , satellite tv and video on demand, highspeed internet access, minibar, direct-dial telephone.
Restaurant and Bar
The very well known Imbarcadero Restaurant features the best of local and international cuisine both in the formal dining room or outside on the summer terrace overlooking the lake.
In 2001 two state-of-the-art brand new meeting rooms have been opened to qualify the hotel for small conventions and meetings up to 100 partecipants. Video projectors, high speed wireless internet connection, natural lighting.
Private garage on request, for maximum 12 cars.
The Tennis Como (400 meters walking) offers to tennis lovers five courts in red clay, a lovely Club House, restaurant and a little gym. In some hours during the day (excluding Saturdays) the hotel's guests may enjoy a free hour of tennis.
Beach and Relax at the Lido: from the beginning of the Thirties, beach area of Como: well equipped beach, two pools, whirlpoop bath, American bar, boat rent, excursions on the lake. At the special price of 15 Euro per person the hotel's guests may enjoy the following: deckchair, beach umbrella, towel and bathing cap, solarium and whirpool bath, private hut.
Casinos: Campione d'Italia, Mendrisio at Foxtown, Lugano
Villa d'Este Golf Club Montorfano Como - year: 1927 - 18 holes - distance : 15 minutes, Menaggio & Cadenabbia G.C. Grandola e Uniti Como - year: 1906 - 18 holes - distance: 45 minutes , Monticello G.C. Cassina Rizzardi - hosted 3 italian opens - 36 holes - distance: 25 minutes , La Pinetina Appiano Gentile - 18 holes - distance: 35 minutes
Shopping: within walking distance, or in Milan or Lugano with a short drive.
Attractions: to visit the magnificent Villas and Gardens that make Lake Como such a hotspot, you only need to walk to the Pier in front of the hotel and board one of the many boats towards Villa Carlotta, Villa Serbelloni, Villa Balbianello and the beautiful mansions of the Versace family and George Clooney. Even more breathtaking is a hydroplane flight from the local AeroClub, unique in Europe.