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Review/Press Release: LIDO PALACE HOTEL- Riva del Garda
( We are at the very end of the Northern border ofLake Garda ) In an oasis of calm timeless memories and ultimate comfort are experienced in this unique hotel graciously maintained in order to keep their historic past and cultural identity intact. Enjoy a coveted destination and take revenge on time and live completely at your own pace by staying at the Luxury Five Star Lido Palace Hotel set in a breathtaking spot at the north end ofLake Garda. The Hotel is spectacular, a virtual mini city within a palace, full of style, sophistication and rich memories which benefits from an exclusive history. Discerning clients supercharged with childhood memories, will not be disappointed and feel totally at home. With a refreshingly cool different approach to hospitality, find your senses being seduced where time has no enemy in a superb hotel and grounds in glorious natural surroundings The Lido Palace Hotel opened its doors way back in 1899. At that time the Trentino Region formed part of the Hapsburg Empire and the strategic border town ofRivawas chosen by the Imperial family together with numerous high-ranking guests as their holiday retreat. In the Belle Epoque era, theLidohad amongst its guests the heir to the throne, Archduke Francesco Ferdinando, the Russian Great Duchess Olga Alexandrova, sister of Czar Nicola II & the American millionaire Vanderbilt and many others. Over one hundred and eleven years later, after a regeneration program improved the entire area a former glory remains. First class luxurious accommodation is at your fingertips with 42 rooms including eight suites and six junior suites, all with breathtaking views overLake Garda and the surrounding mountains.
Two Splendid Restaurants:
"Il Re della Busa" with intimate lighting and a spacious environment is an essential dining experience, Giuseppe Sestito is a renowned chef with international experience and recognized by the Michelin guide is the symbol of the gourmet experience, featuring a variety of gourmet fish specialties. The chef takes great lengths in making sure all ingredients used are the freshest and of the very best quality. A second less informal restaurant, the Tremani Bistro is cool & has a special ambience for intimate and social occasions & focuses on local products and seasonal recipes. The views and scenery from both restaurants is outstanding. During your evening dining experience witness the fading light and changing night sky and appreciate the reflections of impressive and unmistakable sloping shapes of Mount Brione and on the west by shear cliffs, across the waters and harbor of dynamic magical Riva. The Lido Palace is totally unique. It has a discrete sense of charm, unrivalled luxury in a Liberty palazzo interpreted in contemporary design, with cutting edge flair reflecting masters of their own time in a sought-after destination of true nobility inspired by Belle Epoque.
Beauty is…a treasury of inspiration.
C.X.I Which can be found in the State of the Art SPA: with ten individual treatment rooms, indoor pool, sauna, steam bath and a fully equipped gym. Wide ranging treatments inspired by the Belle Epoque philosophy include traditional massages to natural disciplines, importantly the first one of its kind to focus on a total well being concept of body and mind. Nature, Time and Silence are elements that form an integral part of the experience.
Was conceived on the shores of Lake Garda is exclusive & focuses on the general wellbeing of their guests, seeking a special and unique experience. An oasis of peace & tranquility reflects the essence and inimitable style of the hotel, where guests can choose from a variety of proposals based on naturopathy, and key treatments that reflect the traditions of East and West The aesthetical program is a super prestige brand in the skin care by Sensai by Kanebo, famous worldwide. An outdoor swimming pool and a solarium area in the garden are also at guest’s disposal for their relaxation programs.
The exceptional micro-climate of Riva del Garda, a place where lemon and olive trees blossom, makes it the ideal destination for a holiday or a brief getaway throughout the whole year.History - The investors’ project was both unique and profound & not only to build a special completely different hotel from any other but to regenerate the entire area by endowing it with parks, beautiful gardens and urban furniture by turning it into an area that will be designated as Lido Point. This ambitious plan had the aim of turning the small town and its beach into the Empire'sRIVIERA, with evergreen parks and attractive gardens where visitors could enjoy the sun and breathe the healthy air of the region. After the WWI, Riva joined the Italian kingdom and it was visited by King Vittorio Emanuele and Queen Elena in 1921. After WWII, theLidohad a mixed fortune until the present day.
Prof. Architetto Alberto Cecchetto
Born in Venice, he graduated at the Institute of Architecture in the beautiful city of Venice. Since 1976, he has been an Urban Planning lecturer at the famous Venice University, in the department of architecture. In 1976 he opened his own studio in Venice. Since 1980 he held conferences taught accordingly and had workshops on planning in several Italian, European and American universities. In his research and papers, he explores the themes of urban complexity and their integration within the landscape.
He conceived urban plans and designs. for several Italian cities, amongst which the urban plan for Assisi, for the centre of the Old Harbour in Trieste and the redevelopment of the Riva del Garda lake area. He has won several National and International competitions and his work has been displayed at the Venice Biennale of Architecture in 1994, 1996, 2001 and 2004 respectively. In 2007 he displayed at the 21st International Architecture Biennale of Buenos Aires in Argentina and in 2009 at the 2nd Biennale of the Canary Islands.
In 1989 he received the International Architecture Andrea Palladio Award for the Trento university refectory and in 2001 he received the Dedalo Minosse Award and the Trento Architecture Award for Mezzacorona cellars. Accordingly in 2008 he received a mention at the Luigi Piccinato urban and land planning awards, while in 2010 he received the Us Award for the National Research Centre offices, and the workshops of the Venice Arsenale.
The Lido Palace is the ideal location to organize any type of event, be it a baptism, communion, wedding, business dinner, corporate briefings, family celebrations, etc. The hotel offers numerous solutions for a myriad of requests.
Hotel guest services – Limousine service to and from the airports Car valet service.
Complimentary access to the Centoundici Spa
Free WIFI Internet access in public areas
Room service 24 h
Same-day laundry and ironing service
Shoe-shining service 24 h
Concierge service 24 hIn room signature services
Selection of pillows on request
Daily fresh flowers
Selection of fresh fruit
LCD satellite TV
CD / DVD player on request
Free wi-fi connection
Bathrobe and slippers in100% natural fibres
Bottled mineral water
Check in time: 15.00
Check out time: 12.00
Location Riva el Garda
Vale Carducci 10
38066 Riva del Garda Italy.
Ph +39 0464-021899
Transport to from Hotel.
By Car; Take the Brennaro Highway ( A22 )
And exit at Rovereto Sud.
By Train; from the Train Station of Rovereto you can reach the hotel by bus or taxi.
By Plane the nearest airports are Verona Villafranca & Brescia.
Recommended visits during your stay in Riva,
Riva del Garda, overlooks the Northern-most banks of the lake, at the mouth of Albola & Varone streams, and is a paradise for sport enthusiasts. It is bordered on the east by the impressive and unmistakable sloping shapes of Mount Brione and on the west by the shear steep cliffs, which form the last slopes of Mount Rorchetta.
Riva is by far one of the most attractive and interesting towns on the lake and a famous tourist resort, with many sights and artistic attractions worth seeing & much more besides.
Visit the Madonna delle Vittorie - La Cantina Frantolio.
Via Linfano 81– 38062 Arco Trentno, situated not far from Riva.
This is a special place for certified refined wines, and especially for the essential - Extra Vergine D’Oliva.
The Lake Garda Ferry company - Navigazione Lago Di Garda came into being after the Second World War, transport now is fast and efficient & the way to go and offers a variety of services, Ferries, Hydrofoils, and Catamarans, inclusive of a Rapido Service serve all main destinations on Lake Garda.
We believe that you will be impressed by its charm, character and impeccable service of this very special Hotel in Riva del Garda on the northern shores of Lake Garda.