|location. grand hotel imperiale is made up of two adjacent buildings, a villa from 1920 and a second main building. It is located in moltrasio and overlooks lake como. The villa erba exhibition centre is one kilometre from the hotel, and the swissminiatur theme park is 16 kilometres away. Como san giovanni railway station is five kilometres distance, and milan malpensa airport (mxp) is 65 kilometres from the hotel, an approximate driving time of 40 minutes.
hotel features. the hotel has an outdoor swimming pool with a poolside bar set in the gardens overlooking lake como. There is also a tennis court, fitness equipment and a sauna. Multilingual staff at the 24 hour front desk can offer currency exchange, and other practical amenities include complimentary newspapers on offer in the lobby, wireless internet access, and a room service menu.
il giardino restaurant serves italian specialities and regional dishes, and offers views across the gardens with a terrace for al fresco dining. Restaurant imperialino offers an ą la carte menu, and the wine bar and pool bar serves drinks, snacks and light meals by the pool.
guestrooms. the 102 guestrooms, over five floors, have light decor, bright fabrics and modern furnishings. All are equipped with satellite television, high speed internet connections, direct dial phones, minibars, air conditioning and safes. Bathrooms have bathrobes and hair dryers.
expert tip. don't miss the extraordinary swissminiatur, a 1/25 scale reproduction of a swiss town, including 120 houses, castles and cathedrals and a model railway with 3. 5 kilometres of track and 18 trains.