Hotel Continental, Sirmione
The 4-Star Hotel Continental is located close to the historical centre of Sirmione overlooking the shores of the lake and just a short walk from the town centre. The hotel has been completely renovated, yet retains traditional features including its impressive white marble staircases and Venetian Murano chandeliers. The hotel has a restaurant and a lounge bar as well as a garden terrace and a private jetty. Leisure facilities include an outdoor swimming pool and a well-equipped wellness centre, which boasts a sauna, steam bath and an emotional shower, as well as a choice of iodine therapies, massages and beauty treatments (payable locally). The rooms are classic in style and have a balcony with a view of the gardens or lake. Other facilities include a hairdryer, safe, telephone, television, minibar and air conditioning.
In 2010 the Hotel Continental won Great Rail Journeys' Gold Award for Best Hotel in Italy and in 2011 it won the Silver Award in the same category. 2012 brought the hotel yet another award for overall quality.