Marriott signs The Ritz-Carlton, Bellagio in Lake Como

Marriott signs The Ritz-Carlton, Bellagio in Lake Como

The project entails the conversion of the former Hotel Grande Bretagne in Bellagio

Marriott International has announced the signing of an agreement with Grimit S.r.l. to bring The Ritz-Carlton brand to Italy.

Located in Lake Como, one of Italy's most coveted destinations, the project will involve a thorough conversion of the former Hotel Grande Bretagne in Bellagio.

Expected to open in 2026, the waterfront property will offer 59 guest rooms and 46 suites once completed, including two Ritz-Carlton suites, featuring views of the lake and luxurious furnishings. 


The resort’s comprehensive facilities are anticipated to include a destination spa complete with an indoor pool, casual and fine dining restaurants and state-of-the-art meeting and event facilities. Extensive parkland and gardens will reflect the typical landscaping of the country's Lombardy region and are expected to feature a meditation garden, walking trail, large outdoor swimming pool, and a private boat dock to allow guests effortless access to other renowned destinations on the lake.

Situated just outside the village of Bellagio, which sits between two arms of Lake Como, the historic Hotel Grande Bretagne was one of the destination's very first and most distinguished luxury hotels when it opened in 1850. 

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Spread over a 16,500 square metre estate, the regeneration scheme will be the most notable hospitality development project in the Lake Como area in recent years and will involve a complete restoration and reimagining of the property, while respecting the historical importance of the building.

The Ritz-Carlton, Bellagio will be strategically located within a The destination is easily accessible from Milan's Malpensa International Airport in just 90 minutes by car.

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