A Charming 4-Star Historic Hotel

The Grand Hotel Imperiale Resort, a charming 4-star historic hotel, is located in Moltrasio, the main village of the Riva Romantica – the romantic coast of Lake Como. It is near Cernobbio and just 7 kilometers from the center of Como. It is 38 kilometers northeast of the Milan MXP-Malpensa International Airport; 46 kilometers north of LIN-Linate Airport; 21 kilometers southeast of LUG-Lugano Agno Airport; and 6 kilometers north of COM-Como. Set on picturesque Lake Como, this upscale, stately hotel is 2.5 kilometers from the S 340 Expressway and 16 kilometers from hiking on Monte Bisbino. There is easy access by public transport, including the pier of the Navigazione dei Laghi ferries, making the hotel an ideal destination for both tourism and business.

Built in late Art Nouveau, the hotel is flanked by two new buildings designed in the “Rationalism” style of Como, creating a pleasant and interesting contrast between the ancient and the modern. In an environment of great beauty, the hotel maintains its timelessness, merging with the landscape and architecture characterizing the first basin of Lake Como.

Getting Around

The Grand Hotel Imperiale Resort is located 38 kilometers northeast of the Milan MXP-Malpensa International Airport.


The hotel is 2.5 kilometers from the S 340 Expressway.

Hotel Airport Shuttle

The Grand Hotel Imperiale Resort offers a shuttle to and from the Milan MXP-Malpensa International Airport for a cost of € 110,00 one way. To arrange transportation, guests should send an e-mail to info@imperialemoltrasio.it

Rental Car Agencies

Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Europcar and Sixt Car Rental Agencies are available at the Milan MXP-Malpensa International Airport.

Public Transportation

Taxis are available at the Milan MXP-Malpensa International Airport.


The Grand Hotel Imperiale Resort offers parking for its guests.

L.E. HOTELS Top 10 must see attractions

Como Town

Como Town is the main city of the area and is filled with important monuments, including Tempio Voltiano, dedicated to Alessandro Volta, the inventor of the battery; the Duomo (the most important church in this area) and Sant Abbondio (the most ancient). Como is a good place to find a restaurant and do some shopping.

Villa Carlotta

Villa Carlotta is a beautiful villa located in Tremezzo with a famous and beautiful botanical garden. Inside the villa, there is a museum with important sculptures of Canova.

Villa Balbianello

Villa Balbianello is the most famous villa on Lake Como. Its notoriety came from being the setting of popular films such as Star Wars and 007 - Casinò Royale. The marvelous scenery plus the garden make this villa a unique place in the world.


Bellagio is probably the most known place on Lake Como. It's a characteristic village with a beautiful promenade facing the lake.

Fox Town

Fox Town is a good place for brand name and fashion shopping just across the border in Switzerland.

Villa Melzi

Villa Melzi is a villa located in Bellagio with a lovely botanical garden.


Brunate is town up from Como that is reachable from the town with a cable car. It has beautiful sightseeing and a lighthouse dedicated to Alessandro Volta.


Cernobbio is the closest village to Moltrasio. It has a nice promenade with shops and little restaurants.


Varenna is a place located in front of Bellagio. It's a place known for its walk by the lake and its castle.

Villa Olmo

Villa Olmo, the largest villa in the area, is located between Como and Cernobbio. It is an important place of painting exhibitions.