Lake Garda Italy

5 Star Hotels on Lake Garda

Lake Garda offers a good range of options for a luxury hotel stay in different resort towns around the lake. Those looking for something a little bit upmarket can choose from popular resort destinations such as Sirmione and Riva del Garda or try the town of Gardone Riviera, which has the highest concentration of 5 star hotels.

We have picked out ten 5 star hotel options all around Lake Garda and all highly-rated by previous guests. The list of luxury hotels starts in the south and heads counter-clockwise around the lake:


Sirmione is one of the most popular resort destinations on Lake Garda. It is located on the southern shore on a narrow peninsula which juts out into the lake and features Roman ruins and an attractive pedestrianised historic centre.

Villa Cortine Palace Hotel
Hotel Villa Cortine Palace Sirmione
The Villa Cortine dates back to the late 19th century when it was built by a German baron in the middle of parkland on the Sirmione peninsula. The villa was transformed into a luxury hotel in the 1950s and now offers 54 rooms and suites. Although the hotel is set in its own quiet gardens it is only a few minutes' walk from the centre of Sirmione.

Address: Viale C. Gennari 2, 25019 Sirmione
Tel: +39 030 9905890


Lazise is a town on the eastern shore close to the lake and easily accessible from the motorway which runs between Bolzano and Verona. It has a historic centre and a castle which dates from the rule of the Scaligers in the 14th century.

Quellenhof Luxury Resort
Quellenhof Luxury Resort Lazise
The Quellenhof Luxury Resort is a modern luxury hotel on the south-eastern shore of Lake Garda. It is located around 10 minutes' walk from the beach and half an hour south of the town of Lazise. The Quellenhof offers rooms and suites and a gourmet half board option. There is a wellness and spa area of about 2000 square metres, with separate areas for families and for adults.

Address: Via del Terminon 19, 37017 Lazise
Tel: +39 045 8531000

Riva del Garda

Riva del Garda is the most important town at the northern end of the lake, with plenty of buildings of historic interest including a medieval fortress, and is also a popular location for water sports such as sailing, windsurfing and kitesurfing.

Lido Palace
Lido Palace Riva del Garda
The Lido Palace was originally opened in 1899 as a luxury lakeside resort for European nobility. Set in an exclusive position on the water in Riva del Garda, the hotel has since been remodelled and renovated while keeping the atmosphere of the Belle Epoque. Accommodation is in rooms and suites and the hotel offers its own wellness and spa area.

Address: Viale Giosuè Carducci 10, 38066 Riva del Garda
Tel: +39 0464 021899

Limone sul Garda

Limone sul Garda is located on the western shore of the lake and, as the name suggests, is known as a centre for lemon-growing on the typical historic terraces above the lake.

EALA - My Lakeside Dream
EALA - My Lakeside Dream Limone sul Garda
The EALA is a modern adults-only hotel in Limone on the western shore of Lake Garda. The hotel is run by the third generation of a local family and has a Celtic theme. (It is named after the swan in Celtic mythology.) Accommodation is in suites and the hotel also has a spa and wellness area as well as a homeopathic medical centre.

Address: Via IV Novembre 86, 25010 Limone Sul Garda
Tel: +39 0365 954613
Park Hotel Imperial
Park Hotel Imperial Limone sul Garda
The Park Hotel Imperial is set above the lake in the town of Limone sul Garda. Opened in the 1980s, it was the first five-star hotel in the town. Accommodation is in a mixture of 65 rooms and suites and the hotel has its own medical spa centre, as well as an indoor and outdoor pool and fitness and sports facilities.

Address: Via Tamas 10/B, 25010 Limone Sul Garda
Tel: +39 0365 954591


Gargnano is a small town on the western shore of Lake Garda in the Riviera dei Limoni region. It can trace its history back to the 10th century and its location on the lake makes it popular with sailing enthusiasts.

Lefay Resort & Spa
Lefay Resort & Spa Gargnano
The Lefay Resort & Spa is an eco-friendly destination which is located in natural parkland above the town of Gargnano. Accommodation is in suites, which are decorated with natural fabrics and using local materials, and the hotel has an extensive spa and wellness area, which covers more than 4000 square metres.

Address: Via Angelo Feltrinelli 136, 25084 Gargnano
Tel: +39 0365 241800

Gardone Riviera

The town of Gardone Riviera on the western shore of the lake has long been a popular tourist destination. It was popularised by German doctors who recommended the therapeutic benefits of the local climate, which prompted the construction of elegant hotels and villas for the wealthy visitors.

Hotel Bella Riva
Hotel Bella Riva Gardone Riviera
The Hotel Bella Riva is set on a promontory on the western shoreline of Lake Garda in a quiet location just outside Gardone Riviera. The luxury hotel has 23 rooms and suites and was built at the start of the 20th century. Eight apartments are also available in a nearby former villa dating from the same era.

Address: Via Podini Mario 1/2, 25083 Gardone Riviera
Tel: +39 0365 540773
Eden Reserve Hotel & Villas
Eden Reserve Hotel & Villas Gardone Riviera
The Eden Reserve is a small boutique resort overlooking the western shore of Lake Garda. The hotel has nine stylish rooms and suites, while there are also five designer villas, each with their own pool, spa and fitness area. The Eden Reserve also offers an outdoor pool and spa centre plus a shuttle service down to the main town.

Address: Via Ronciglio 51/A, 25083 Gardone Riviera
Tel: +39 0365 520027
Grand Hotel Fasano
Grand Hotel Fasano Gardone Riviera
The Grand Hotel Fasano is a historic hotel built back in 1888 and set in its own parkland on the waterfront in the Fasano area of Gardone Riviera. Accommodation is offered in the hotel or the Villa Principe in the hotel grounds. The Grand Hotel has an indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, wellness area and sauna.

Address: Via Zanardelli 190, 25083 Gardone Riviera
Tel: +39 0365 290220
Hotel Villa del Sogno
Hotel Villa del Sogno Gardone Riviera
The Hotel Villa del Sogno was originally built by a German industrialist as a private villa at the start of the 20th century. It situated in extensive private parkland on the top of a hill and was first used as a luxury hotel in 1934. The Villa del Sogno offers 32 rooms and suites, an outdoor swimming pool and its own tennis courts.

Address: Via Zanardelli 107, 25083 Gardone Riviera
Tel: +39 0365 290181