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“Wonderful week exploring Lake Como”
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5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Argegno, Lake Como, Lombardy

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Kez_240
1 review
“Wonderful week exploring Lake Como”
Reviewed 28 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We were greeted by Francesco at Villa La Ruga who showed is around the most beautiful accommodation with views that were out of this world. Right on the lake with amazing gardens and terrace looking over the water. Francesco recommended great places to eat in the local village of Argegno which was in walking distance and easy access to ferries. Hired a boat for a couple of days which was a highlight. It was lovely to hear the history of the Villa from Francesco. Would highly recommend this wonderful place to stay

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ed646
Lake Como, Italy
1 review
“Perfecto Lago di Como”
Reviewed 22 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Beautiful home and grounds on the water with boathouse for rental boat; short cruise to first class waterfront restaurant and short walk to Argegno town square from house.

We plan on booking again for longer stay!

Travelling group: Extended Family
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Carolyn W
Westlake Village, California
2 reviews
“Beautiful Location”
Reviewed 15 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

This home is in a beautiful location on Lake Como. The views from every window are spectacular. It has a very nice patio and yard and the exterior of the house and grounds are very well kept.

It is very near to Argegno, a very small village where you can take the ferry to other destinations on the lake. There nearest large grocery store (there's a tiny, tiny place in Argegno) is about 20 minutes away by car. We brought provisions with us and ate lunch and dinner out so that wasn't a big deal for our group.

The interior of the home itself is spartan and utilitarian in amenities and luxury (as are many homes that are used for vacation rentals). We were only there for four days so we didn't take advantage of the boat rental or private chef.

Francesco, who is the property manager and son of the owner of the home is very friendly and his English is excellent. He was very helpful with suggestions.

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Liked best: Location and view
Liked least: Interior of the house was not particularly nice so that was disappointing
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Keyur P
London, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful Villa....amazing location”
Reviewed 17 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

My wife and I went with friends and we all had an amazing short break at this beautiful villa located perfectly between Como and Bellagio! The boat and private dining on the terrace overlooking the lake are experiences not to be missed, thanks Francesco and Umberto! Highly recommend Villa La Ruga…………..will definitely be going back!

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
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“Dream Villa with an unrivalled view...”
Reviewed 16 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

The villa is just gorgeous... and the view is breathtaking. The grounds are just as striking - a garden, a boccie court, a boathouse... Francesco even provides enough breakfast to last your stay! He will arrange dinner for you or even a boat rental. You might never want to go home -- we didn't! The driveway is a bit tricky, but you do need a car. Walking into town is a bit treacherous. But after seeing the villa and the view, who needs to leave?

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Liked best: The villa and the view!
Liked least: The driveway!
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Large groups
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