How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
TripAdvisor Reviews Concorde Hotel Gerenzano
Travel Blogs from Gerenzano
... crashed! I woke up today, Friday, at 7 because my host dad was taking me to the Milan EXPO. Now since no one knows what the heck that is... I will explain. Every country has their own pavilion where they create a building to go with the topic. The topic this year was Feeding the Planet. Energy for Life. It was an honor to go here because it only happens every 5 years and is a big deal to be only an hour away from me. I have some pictures ...
In a nutshell- Cousin Corrado took us all over Lake Como, including to the castle where they filmed Casino Royale, and George Clooney's place! He took us up the mountain side. We always thought that we were at the top, but then we went higher! We went for a walk around the area. We went down to S. Segmente for an expresso and then up into the hills. We also went to Lugano Lido where Corrado works in Switzerland for a fun day of swimming. The ...
... go home and try to recreate the same thing and somehow it never tastes the same. We ended up having dinner by the water at an outside table. They advertised 'gluten free' pastas. Our waitress was a hot mess, her hair all disheveled - like a waitress at a diner. She didn't have a lot of patience for us and said you couldn't swap out any of the other sauces and just throw in the gluten free pasta instead. She said the gluten free pasta came with a tomato sauce. We envisioned, ...
... vinegar and olive oil. Video Girl ordered the grilled fish and boiled lemon rice. Battery Boy ordered a bottle of Sfurmat Carlo Negro 2007, a local wine made purely from Nebbiolo grapes. Nebbiolo means 'little fog'.
When the waiter returned with Battery Boy's main, he placed it on the table in front of him and said, "Do you want me to feel it, the fish?"
Battery Boy stared at the waiter, looked at Video Girl in bewilderment then back at the waiter.
... here they seem to be able to eat a lot more than us and plenty of carbs. This would be a normal size pizza for two people to share, and the "single" was the size of our pizzas at home. Seeing as we could hardly move after dinner (and we didn't even finish the thing) we retreated to our room for an after dinner lay down. Managed to open a book for the first time, so that was a nice change.
Lauren and Brendan