The Grand Hotel Victoria Opens in Menaggio Following a Complete Renovation

The Grand Hotel Victoria Concept & SPA in Menaggio was recently renovated and expanded, transforming into a modern facility with timeless charm. The Rocchi family, the hotel owners, masterfully combined history and tradition with comfort and modernity.

  • May 27, 2021

During the Belle Époque, the Grand Hotel welcomed wealthy English, German and Russian families, who descended from the Engadine, followed by massive trunks, luggage, hat racks and the promise of an unforgettable holiday. Grand staircases, chandeliers, and rooms adorned with stucco and gilded friezes testify to the Art Nouveau style’s splendour. During its renovation, the Rocchi family (R Collection Hotels Chain) wanted to preserve its irresistible charm for over 100 years and enhance the majesty of the past materials with contemporary forms and functionality.

Excellent Services for an Exclusive Clientele

The concept of the The Grand Hotel Victoria Concept & SPA  five-star hotel is inspired by Italian taste. Guests can savour a complete immersion experience into the made In Italy. Every tiny detail has been looked into here: from Italian design furniture to furnishings made by local artisans using local woods, pillows and fabrics designed and sewn to measure by the regional textile companies.

The Grand Hotel Victoria offers numerous options and services, depending on the customer’s needs. There are specific offers for families with kids and those travelling with pets. The SPA area of 1,200 m2 offers special packages and customised products for the guests who want to experience total well-being and relaxation in Lake Como.

The rooms, spacious and varied in type, all boast a spectacular view of the surrounding area, ranging from the lake to the mountains enclosing it.

Grand Hotel Victoria Menaggio
Photo: Grand Hotel Victoria

ERRE SPA, the Largest Wellness Area in Lake Como

The gem of the hotel is undoubtedly the ERRE SPA of 1,200 m2 with a 20-meter swimming pool. It is the largest wellness area in Lake Como. The ERRE SPA was built in collaboration with Starpool company, a global leader in producing wellness and spa facilities for over 45 years.

The Grand Hotel Victoria SPA follows the longitudinal development of the large 20-meter pool lying in the centre to celebrate the regenerating power of water and as a tribute to Lake Como, overlooking the Grand Hotel.

In addition to two different types of Turkish baths, the sauna and the emotional showers, customers have at their disposal an ice room. It is an actual cooling room, loved by sportsmen for its immediate toning benefits that help to make skin smooth.

ERRE SPA Menaggio
Photo: Grand Hotel Victoria

Endorphin Cuisine is Staged in Menaggio

For those looking for a gastronomic experience, the hotel offers many options: the 1827 restaurant is a great place to enjoy innovative and contemporary flavours within a charming setting that combines the Grand Hotel Victoria’s refinement with sophisticated dishes and gourmet pizza. Each table is enclosed in a special decoration, made by metallic chains of thin threads with strong colours to recreate a theatrical and unique atmosphere to be remembered.

The Lago restaurant is a place to immerse yourself in history and art, with its apex in the most iconic recipes of Executive Chef Martin Vitaloni, a multisensory path capable of satiating the most demanding of palates. The environment promotes the marriage between the rich decoration of the spaces and the modern open kitchen: an atmosphere of winter garden of early 1800 with the comfort of a contemporary bistro with the innovative cellar showcasing exposed wines.

Bar Manzoni is characterised by luxury furnishings surrounded by greenery that offer a stunning view of Lake Como. The bar offers a relaxing and intimate atmosphere making it an excellent spot for a coffee, a drink or evening aperitif.

Lago Restaurant Menaggio
Photo: Grand Hotel Victoria

Sustainable Luxury

The accessories offered in the rooms have sustainable packaging and are made of recycled paper. Origami is used to close the boxes instead of glue and for signs – inks based on soy. These are the principal features of the packaging of R collection amenities. In addition, the cosmetic line, based on precious and natural ingredients such as eruca sativa, ginseng, macadamia oil, is nickel tested and vegan friendly.

Grand Hotel Victoria Room
Photo: Grand Hotel Victoria

como-lakeElena Markova | Editor-in-chief
I’m a globetrotter based in Como and a big admirer of the lake and its surroundings. Thanks to my love of adventure, I have visited over 60 countries.
I am passionate about travelling, reading, and discovering something new.

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