The main entrance (on the right)the old fireplace
charming studio in old palace
charming studio in old palace

Entire home/apt

4 Guests

1 Bedroom

2 Beds

Entire home/apt

4 Guests

1 Bedroom

2 Beds

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About this listing

small charming studio in a medieval street in the heart of the city center in a beautiful '600 palazzo.
At walking distance to all amenities such as bars, restaurants, the lake and the train stations.

The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 0.5
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: 2PM - 9PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $18 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: $11
Weekly Discount: 20%


The space

Charming studio in a beautiful 16th century "palazzo" with frescos on the facade and an arched portico in the courtyard in the oldest medieval street in the heart of the city center.
Very quiet and safe area recommended also for SOLO WOMEN travelers.
The place consists of an open space with queen size bed in the mezzanine + a sofa convertible in a double bed downstairs.
Small bathroom with shower toilet and sink in the mezzanine.
Fully equipped kitchen with fridge, electrical kettle, small electric oven and washing machine plus dishes, pots, silverware and all you need to cook a meal at home if you wish!
An old wooden ceiling, old open walls, old carpets and an old marble fireplace plus a collection of old tools and objects and of course its great location make this little cozy place really special!
The place is ideal to discover the beautiful city of Como and its lake with the confort of been in the city center.
All amenities such as bars, restaurants, the lake and the railway station and a supermarket are all at walking distance.

Due to the steep staircase and size of the bathroom the place is suitable for adaptable people who appreciate to be in an old historic building.

Guest access

Entire apartment

Interaction with guests

Since I no longer live in Como permanetly but we live abroad for most of the year one of my
friends or my husband - when he is there - will welcome you on your arrival.

The neighborhood

since you will be in the part of the old city center you will have all at walking distance: restaurants, typical "osterie" and bars and we can wander on the pedestrian area among the posh shops or admire the beautiful cathedral or take a romantic walk on the lake banks.

Getting around

you can easily explore the lake taking the public ferries leaving from the docks at 10 mins walk from the studio. Both trains stations Como S.Giovanni and Como Nord Lago are at 15 mins walk.
The main bus station with buses running to Bellagio or other nice villages along the lake shore is also at about 10 min. walk.
The cable car station taking you up to the lovely Brunate from where you'll have a magnificent view over Como and the lake and that it is the starting point for endless breathtaking hikes is at about 15-20 min. walk.

House Rules
No smoking
Check in time is 2PM - 9PM

No noise after 9 pm and between 1.30 and 3.00 pm.

Always close the main entrance door


This host has a Strict Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 30 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 30 days of the trip and get a 50% refund of the nightly rate, as well as a full refund of fees.

2 nights minimum stay

206 Reviews

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Idan User Profile
April 2017
Clean and cozy. Bathroom is small, as advertised, but a family of four did just fine. Location is excellent and the hosts were friendly and kind. Highly recommended!

Pauline User Profile
April 2017
Charming flat, well located, with adorable hosts. It looks like the pictures. We would however say that the bathroom is not really comfortable for tall people. I'm 1m60 tall and it was ok for me but it wasn't for my boyfriend who's 1m83. Overall it was a good experience!

Alexandre User Profile
April 2017
A lot of stone, a lot of wood, a very nice place!!!

Sam User Profile
February 2017
Elena's apartment is absolutely perfect for a couple staying there. It's incredibly cute and cosy and the location is perfect! I would highly recommend it.

Mauro User Profile
February 2017
Centrally located in the heart of the city. Breath-taking original deco with modern perks. Very warm and cozy home apartment, the perfect get away for two. Tremendous experience with both the city and the home from home, loved every minute of our holiday. Friendly and reliable host. Definitely visit and stay at Elena's again.

Dustin User Profile
February 2017
This place is really great. We spent four nights here on our honeymoon, using the apartment as home base for hikes around the lake, strolls around the nearby shops and restaurants, and staying in to cook. I highly recommend. Only downside: very small bathroom, though it's doable if you're not super tall. But Elena was clear about that in the description. Thanks!

Jill User Profile
January 2017
Elena's flat is full of character! The living area is stunning with exposed bricks and lovely decor! It's in a fantastic location in Como, close to everything you could want and a short walk from the train station. As is clear from the description, the bathroom is very small. I'm only 5'4 and had to catapult myself through the door to get in. Also the ladder steps up to the sleeping area are steep so it's not a suitable flat for anyone with any mobility issues. By again, this is very clearly stated in the description! Communication was clear and fast!

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Nicosia, Cyprus · Joined in July 2013
Elena User Profile

Amo viaggiare e stare all'aperto.
Per me la mia famiglia e in particolare i miei due magnifici figli sono tutto!
Ho vissuto negli Stati Uniti, nel sud dell'India e ora abito per la maggior parte dell'anno a Cipro dove insegno italiano.

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