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Our History

1850


A very special birthday present

1850 A very special birthday present -  Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni Bellagio

Construction work begins on a luxurious holiday villa by the lake for a noble family from Bergamo: Count Frizzoni brings together leading architects from Northern Italy to meet his wife's every demand.  Work finishes in 1854 and the villa is opened for the Countess's birthday. 

1873


The Grand Hotel opens its doors

1873 The Grand Hotel opens its doors -  Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni Bellagio

Significant funds are invested in extending the villa and turning it into the Grand Hotel Bellagio: it is an instant success and nobility from all over the world come to stay. Empire, Neoclassical and Art Nouveau styles come together harmoniously, delighting and enchanting the wealthy guests of the day.

1918


The Bucher dynasty

1918 The Bucher dynasty -  Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni Bellagio

When the First World War comes to an end, Arturo Bucher, grandson of the Swiss entrepreneur and luxury hotel pioneer Franz Josef Bucher, buys the Grand Hotel. With 150 members of staff, the hotel attracts increasingly prominent names to this beautiful oasis of peace.

1950


The real Dolce Vita

1950 The real Dolce Vita -  Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni Bellagio

Bellagio  becomes more and more popular with Hollywood stars and international politicians: Sir Winston Churchill, Roosevelt, the Rothschilds, J. F. Kennedy, Mary Pickford, Clark Gable, and Al Pacino are just a few of the prestigious guests who have walked the lounges and gardens by the lake.

2004


Suites and more

2004 Suites and more -  Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni Bellagio

Another feature marking this luxury hotel as being of the highest level is the loving care devoted to food and wine: thanks to the visionary work of chef Ettore Bocchia, the father of Italian molecular cuisine, the Mistral Restaurant at the Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni it's still considered one of the best restaurants of the area on the most important culinary guides.

2018


A century in the family

2018 A century in the family -  Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni Bellagio

The Bucher family celebrates 100 years and 4 generations at the helm of the Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni, proving that the best business strategy is to remain faithful to one's values: the utmost consideration for guests and an ambiance with a luxurious yet homely touch.

2023


THE HOTEL CELEBRATES 150 YEARS

2023 THE HOTEL CELEBRATES 150 YEARS -  Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni Bellagio

A milestone of considerable importance and a chance to thank the numerous guests from all over the world that came to visit us during the course of the years, as through them the history of this awarded resort has always stood out and keeps being written, in the hope of an even brighter future.

Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni BELLAGIO - 5 star Luxury Hotel in Bellagio
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