Villa e Palazzo Aminta Hotel

Italian Lakes, Lake Maggiore

Spa Good for Couples
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  • Family owned, this hotel provides a welcoming ambience and traditional Italian design and furnishings
  • Indulge in a Turkish bath or spa treatment in the onsite spa

Overlooking the stunning Borromean Gulf, Villa e Palazzo Aminta Hotel offers traditional Italian design, period furniture, and hand painted frescos, lovingly maintained by the Zanetta family. The hotel is positioned just above the main lakeside road and is just one and a half miles from Stresa and the hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service (set times). The pool sits at the front of the hotel and is surrounded by a generous patio and  gardens, here you’ll be able to relax on the sun loungers and admire the stunning lake views as well as views of the three world famous Borromeo islands.

Delight in the Venetian pavements, marble columns, wide patio, and classical gardens throughout, perfect for those seeking romance or relaxation. Sample local Mediterranean cuisine and wines at Le Isole, let yourself be pampered and relaxed with a spa treatment, or enjoy water sports and hikes in Lake Maggiore’s natural playground. This welcoming and elegant hotel is part of the ‘Leading Hotels of the World’ group and offers a friendly and sophisticated ambience, perfect for couples seeking relaxation or adventure.

Hotel child prices apply to ages 2–12 years. The hotel has 71 rooms.



Bars & Restaurants

Restaurant I Mori

This bright and airy restaurant offers traditional cuisine in a beautiful dining room, accompanied by wrought iron furniture and floor to ceiling windows, with lake and mountain views. 

Open: For lunch and dinner.

Restaurant Le Isole

The hotel’s main restaurant, Le Isole serves international and traditional Italian fare in an elegant hall. Cooking classes and wine tastings can also be arranged. 

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

The swimming pool is usually in use between mid-May - September.


The hotel has a private beach on the shores of Lake Maggiore for guest use, with sun lounges, umbrellas and towels provided.

Spa & Wellness

Palazzo AMINTA Spa

The spa offers a range of revitalising and relaxing beauty and body treatments, hot stone massages, and couples’ treatments. Not to be missed is the Camelia grotto, a natural cave providing a steam bath, ice waterfall, aromatherapy and hot and cold showers and baths.

Fitness Centre

The hotel’s fitness centre allows guests to keep up their fitness programme while on holiday. It comes with air conditioning and a range of state of the art equipment.

About the Location

Nestled on the border of Italy and Switzerland, Lake Maggiore is romantic, breathtaking, and serene. Offering deep blue waters, imposing Alpine landscapes, and palatial villas dating back to the glamourous holidaymakers of the 19th Century, Maggiore provides the best of the Italian lakes.  

The lake can easily be explored from its main resort of Stresa, which is situated on the lake’s western shore, in Borromean Bay, and stuns visitors with its ornate gardens, candlelit restaurants, and local cuisine. Outside of Stresa, consider soaring up in the Mottarone cable car for Alpine views, or take a ferry out to the Borromean Islands and Isola Madre to explore the spectacular villas and gardens.

Transfer time

Villa e Palazzo Aminta Hotel Beauty & Spa is 45 minutes from Malpensa Airport.
Superior Park View Balcony

Max 3 adults

Superior Park View Rooms feature a private balcony or terrace with views over the resort gardens. Facilities include air conditioning, complimentary wifi, flat screen satellite TV, DVD player, minibar, safe, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers. 


Deluxe Side Lake View Balcony

Max 3 adults

Deluxe Side Lake View Rooms feature private balconies with side view over the lake and the Borromeo Islands. 


Deluxe Lake View Balcony

Max 3 adults

Deluxe Lake View Rooms have a private balcony with magnificent views over the lake and the Borromeo Islands. 


Junior Suite Lake View Balcony

Max 3 adults

Junior Suites are located on the 1st floor with views over the lake and the Borromeo Islands. They feature a double bed, seating area and a large private terrace. 


Free Night Offer

1 Free night for stays of 7 nights completed between 26 March - 12 May 2021 and 11 - 31 October 2021 .

2 Free nights for stays of 14 nights completed between  26 March - 12 May 2021 and 11 - 31 October 2021.

1 Free night for stays of 5 nights completed between 01 - 31 August 2021.

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Excellent in all respects

Anita E,

Tripadvisor review May 19 2024
From first impressions to our leaving, everything was done professionally, on time and with a smile. All the staff were excellent in every detail. I cannot praise the Hotel too highly. It was my...
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Quixotic Elegance

Roj1948, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom

Tripadvisor review May 18 2024
Lovely hotel lakeside between Stressa and Baveno. What more could you ask than breakfast on the patio overlooking Lake Maggiore? Service beyond reproach.
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