In the resorts around Lake Garda there are all kinds of places to stay, from cheap tour-group standard hotels to grand villas patronised by royalty. Accommodation is expensive in summer months, but if you book ahead you’ll find a good range of prices. Many travellers will prefer to choose according to specific destination, and you can use the right-hand links for more on the different lake resorts. However, for holiday-makers who are open to ideas and who would put a special place to stay at the top of their list of priorities, this page features a selection of the best hotels around Lake Garda, from budget to luxury standard, listed according to destination.
- Lake Garda
- Desenzano del Garda
- Gardone Riviera
- Riva del Garda
- Full Lake Garda accommodation search with maps, online availability and guest reviews
Hotel Eden, Sirmione
In a good central location close to the castle, the Eden is a smart four-star hotel with lake views, a waterfront terrace and reasonable prices. A popular place which has been getting excellent reviews for many years.
Garni Gianmartin, Limone sul Garda
A small hotel in a historic building in the heart of Limone, this is an excellent and unpretentious three-star with lake and mountain views, convenient for public transport and exploring.
Du Lac et Du Parc Grand Resort, Riva del Garda
A large and modern hotel outside the centre of Riva del Garda with gardens and swimming pools for a smart, comfortable and up-to-date experience. There’s a range of bedrooms, suites and bungalows to choose from.
Locanda San Vigilio
In a beautiful lakeshore setting on a headland near Garda, the Locanda San Vigilio is a 16th-century villa with a homely period atmosphere. Illustrious visitors to this picturesque spot over the years have included Winston Churchill and Prince Charles.
Hotel Vega, Malcesine
Directly on the lakeshore in Malcesine, with a private water terrace and beach, this is a rather delightful modern three-star hotel with lovely views.
Hotel Piroscafo, Desenzano del Garda
An excellent, friendly three-star hotel in a picturesque location by the harbour in Desenzano. I’ve stayed there and thought it was a great base for exploring the southern part of the lake. My review.
Park Hotel, Desenzano
Park Hotel offers more luxurious accommodation along the Desenzano lakeshore. With a rooftop pool and sun terrace, it’s a classy four-star with a modern atmosphere.
Hotel Lido Palace, Riva del Garda
A grand lakeside five-star fitted out in contemporary style with an indoor pool, spa and wellness centre, fancy restaurant and everything you’d need for a luxury holiday.
Agriturismo Villa Bissiniga
Set among olive groves a walk or short drive from the shores of Lake Garda, this agriturismo offers a rustic experience very different to the standard lakeside hotels. It’s located outside Salò in a restored historic villa.
Guesthouse Grand View
Another option away from the busy lakeshore, this bed and breakfast is located on the slopes of Monte Baldo above Malcesine. In a green rural setting, with a panoramic swimming pool, it’s a good choice if you appreciate views and tranquillity, and have a car
Locanda Dogana, Peschiera del Garda
At the south end of the lake in Peschiera del Garda, close to the harbour, the Locanda offers good modern accommodation in a practical location; Peschiera is well-connected by roads and vpublic transport to airports and cities and close to Gardaland. There’s also free private parking.
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