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4 star Hotel Cortese immersed in a natural, peaceful setting surrounding Lake Orta and Lake Maggiore, just a few minutes from the spectacular landscape of the Mottarone (1492 m.a.s.l.) and perfectly situated for visiting the extraordinary attractions of this corner of Italy. Our hotel is an authentic architectural jewel, which evokes the magical atmosphere of a small and typical village, where the simple idea of Elegance finds a harmonious blend of Modern style and Traditional content: a true niche of delicate Good taste. We want to welcome you into an environment that has been designed to make you feel good, to pamper you with our courtesy and win you over with our attention to detail. We feel passionately about our work, as proved by the genuine smiles that will accompany you on your stay with us; we are enthusiastic about our project and proud to be a part of this area.

Throughout the year, gathering the typical peculiarities of each season, staying in our hotel means allowing yourself an authentic experience, in a hotel where an unmistakeable sense of hospitality awaits you inside and a charming, unparalleled beauty awaits you outside.
Built on a large green at the entrance to Armeno, nestled between nature and the daily life of the town, the hotel harmoniously blends elegant and simple modern design with the refined warmth of a proud tradition from this area. Charming to look at, welcoming to stay in.
Newly built in 2005 its ambitious aim is to create highly qualified and distinctive hospitality, combining executive management with a friendly, helpful and pleasant spirit to guarantee a high level of service.
Locally sourced products are served in the breakfast buffet and the prestigious restaurant, where our creative chef’s talent highlights the genuine quality of the dishes, accompanied by a wine list dedicated to Italian excellence, starting with local wines.
We are not part of a hotel chain, we are proud of our independence and we are sure that our individuality is an added value for our guests. The hospitality we provide is the fruit of our ideas, the result of our enthusiasm and the consequence of our passion.
This is an area where Nature plays the leading role, and its charming sweet contours embrace the soul and comfort the senses, with a feeling of peace and harmony. You can lose yourself in this livable environment, where modern infrastructure doesn't threaten its authenticity.
Romantic Lake Orta and its ancient town, the island and the Sacro Monte… Stresa, the pearl of Lake Maggiore, with its splendid Borromeo Islands… The Mottarone with its breath taking views over seven lakes and the Alpine mountain chain… This area is incredibly rich in beauty and places of interest.
Sit on a bench and allow yourself to be enchanted by the poetry of the landscape… Immerse yourself in the mystic atmosphere of an ancient monastery… Savour time in a medieval tower… Admire art in a cave clad in a mosaic of shells… The experience of this area will leave an indelible memory.
7 golf courses, countless opportunities for nature walks or more challenging trekking trails, mountain bike and cycling routes, rock climbing, water and air sports, tennis courts, horse riding and winter sports… An outdoor activity for every taste.
Questo è un territorio dove la Natura è protagonista con il fascino del suo dolce paesaggio che accarezza l’anima ed allieta i sensi, trasmettendo quella pace ed armonia che consentono di abbandonarsi alla tranquillità di un ambiente autentico e su misura d’uomo, rispettato anche nella modernità dei tempi.
Il romantico Lago d’Orta con il suo antico borgo, l’isola ed il Sacro Monte … Stresa, perla turistica del Lago Maggiore con lo splendore delle sue Isole Borromeo … Il Mottarone con il suo panorama mozzafiato su sette laghi e la catena alpina … Questo territorio è incredibilmente ricco di bellezza ed interesse.
Sedersi su una panchina e lasciarsi incantare dalla poesia del paesaggio … Immergersi nella mistica atmosfera di un antico monastero … Assaporare il tempo in una torre medievale … Ammirare l’arte in una grotta rivestita da un mosaico di conchiglie … L’esperienza di questo territorio lascia un ricordo indelebile.
7 campi da golf, infinite opportunità di passeggiate nella natura o più impegnativi itinerari di trekking, percorsi per mtb e cicloturismo, arrampicata su roccia, sport d’acqua e d’aria, campi da tennis, escursioni a cavallo e sport invernali … A ciascuno la sua attività outdoor preferita.
A hotel with excellent facilities; good restaurant and very helpful multi lingual staff; Ideally situated and recommended for walking and exploring the area. The room was comfortable and had an excellent bathroom....
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- 05-06-2018
An excellent experience with friendly staff. The restaurant if fabulous too. The hotel was a little quiet but that suited us as it is a little distance away from the main tourist areas. ...
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Graham - 26-05-2018
I was at Cortese Hotel for a few times for a wedding. It is really just PERFECT! The service, the rooms, the breakfast, the interior and exterior and the pool, all are really perfect! Beside that, Marco,the owner is super friendly and they will for sure take good care of all the guests....
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Inge - 29-03-2017
We stayed at the Cortese Hotel in late August for three nights so that we could visit Lake Orta and Lake Maggiore whilst avoiding the crowds. It was, quite simply, perfect. Our room overlooked the gardens and the hills at the front and was comfortably air conditioned. Although it wasn't large, it wa...
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Catherine and C...B - 09-09-2016
Hotel Cortese is located in a small, quiet, very beautiful village. It's a modern hotel set in beautiful gardens, with free parking. We were made to feel very welcome by the staff. The rooms are very cosy and comfortable with parquet flooring. Beds are extremely comfortable and we all slept very wel...
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Sharon M - 11-05-2016
The cuisine is top, very nice restaurant service Modern style of the hotel...
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Peter - 18-08-2015
Very nice, clean, well organised with very good restaurant. Exceptional staff....
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Jacek - 19-07-2015
The people at Hotel Cortese are incredibly friendly and helpful. They have a lot of suggestions for things to do, restaurants to go etc. The food and the service in the restaurant are very good. The rooms are comfortable....
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Irene - 03-07-2015
Public areas non-smoking including outdoor restaurant. Staff were very attentive. Marco was informative and efficient but also personable. Quiet surroundings and yet easy access to Lakes Maggiore and Orta. Good restaurant on site....
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Ann and Leon - 28-06-2015
OK, if you want to stay a long time in your room, this hotel is not your thing (room is just large enough for sleeping and refreshing yourself). But if you want to enjoy - the wonderful surroundings of the lake Orta and the lake Maggiore - a nice refreshing swim - a drink (or two) on the large...
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The Belgian Bruss ... - 18-08-2014
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Via Due Riviere - 28011 Armeno Tel. +39 0322/999081 | Fax +39 0322/999067 | E-mail: info@cortesehotel.it | Privacy Policy - P.Iva 01873330037 | Photo credits
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Isola San Giulio dans le lac d'Orta
- Photo of Jean-Christophe Benoist