Reviews (from Airbnb):

Neville, Feb 2019

We had a wonderful time to relax and enjoy the surroundings of lake Como.  Beautiful views and warm fire place and cosy spot for winter. Thank you for another great Airbnb stay.

Nicolo, February 2019

Un appartamento sue due piani piacevolissimo, arredato con cura e con tutto il necessario per un soggiorno confortevole. Cucina attrezzata, seppur piccola. Abbiamo provato solo la stanza da letto matrimoniale più grande, e il letto è comodissimo. La vista sul lago è mozzafiato, e l'appartamento si trova in un paesino silenzioso e suggestivo, con la possibilità di fare escursioni a piedi, e un'ampia scelta di ristoranti e di negozi alimentari a breve distanza. Abbiamo soggiornato nel mese di febbraio, e l'unico problema è che d'inverno c'è poco sole su questa riva del lago di Como. Consigliato per un week end romantico!

Mafe, Jan 2019

For the second time we find peace and beauty in this lakeside house, with its fireplace, view and coziness. We want to come back again and again, in every season, to see the sun come and shine in every angle.

Kelly, Jan 2019

Sinead's house was WONDERFUL!!! The home itself was clean and cozy we loved cooking in the kitchen and enjoying the views from the balcony. The master bedroom's balcony was a dream to wake up and look out of! We visited in January so much was closed in the surrounding towns, but Sinead provided a very thorough binder of recommendations of restaurants, groceries, and activities. The highlight of the trip was the hour long hike to the Agriturismo for lunch (we called ahead the day before to arrange it) and it was the most amazing meal - we stayed for four hours and talked with the host and enjoyed wine, limoncello, and homemade grappa that was the first grappa I've actually enjoyed! Everything about our stay was great and I definitely hope we can return one day!

Benjamin and Sarah, Jan 2019

We had a fantastic stay here, a truly beautiful home with incredible views over the lake and the mountains! Great location to begin exploring from, local restaurants around even though we opted for a night in one of the evenings to enjoy the roaring open fire! Communication and care from Sinead was excellent. Would certainly recommend and look forward to booking again!

Yago, December 2018

E' stato tutto perfetto, la casa ha delle vedute panoramiche meravigliose ed è anche arredata al dettaglio. Sinead è stata sempre disponibile per qualsiasi cosa e si è adoperata in ogni modo per farci sentire a casa. La consiglio senza dubbi e se mi capitasse di tornare nei pressi ci ritornerei volentieri!

Kevin, November 2018

Casa Orchidea is an exceptional place if you want peace and stunning views of the lake. The house is exceptionally cozy and welcoming. There is everything you need in the house. Sinead, the host is extremely prompt to reply to any queries and our communication ran smoothly from the start to the end. Hope to revisit in the very near future.

Jennifer, October 2018

Sinead's home is beautiful! The views of the lake are spectacular, it's within walking distance to a small beach (which we had all to ourselves in October), and it's a perfect location for exploring Lake Como. The self check-in/out is so easy and before we arrived Sinead had provided us with all of the practical information we needed as well as local tips on where to eat/what to do./etc I would highly recommend Sinead's apartment and hope to return in the future.

Carlos, October 2018

It was a wonderful stay really felt like a home away from home, within arguable the most beautiful place on earth! The house is stunning and has all the amenities one would want and more. Sinead is an amazing host and takes pride in ensuring your stay is the best it can possible be. Something one would expect from a family member hosting you, Thank you Sinead!

Alain, September 2018

Cette maison est très agréable et reposante. Sinead est très réactive et les indications, conseils et adresses sont précis et utiles. 6 étoiles pour ce logement et sa propriétaire.

Andrea, September 2018

This was a beautiful peaceful home that really felt away from it all. Just steps to a delicious restaurant at Crotto di Misto. Having a car would be helpful, but we managed without one by taking the bus. Beautiful views of the lake from the living room and the upstairs bedroom!

Victor, August 2018

Sinead‘s place is a real pearl. The view to the lake is spectacular and the way there is very short if you are looking to cool off on a warm day. The house is well equipped if you are looking to cook for yourself and the rooms are very well lit and spacious. It was definitely a pleasure just to stay in the house and relax. There is also a terrace where you can sunbathe or BBQ. Sinead is also very responsive and Daniel who lives nearby is always around to help. I can really recommend the place for groups between 4-6. We had a lovely time and would go again anytime. 

Patrick, August 2018

Das Haus lässt an Komfort nichts zu wünschen übrig, die Blicke auf den Comer See von der Terrasse oder den Balkonen sind großartig, und Sinéad ist eine perfekte Gastgeberin - superschnelle Antwort auf jede Frage, und für die Unterkunft sowie für Lezzeno insgesamt bekommt man ausführlichste Broschüren. Sehr zu empfehlen: eine Wanderung auf der Strada Regia, die direkt am Haus entlangführt. Jederzeit gerne wieder!

Stefan, August 2018

Beautiful house above Lake Como. It was hot so we frequently walked down the old stone path and steps to the lake to swim - there is nice little cove down there with a stone beach and an excellent restaurant by the water, Crotto del Misto. Could have easily stayed there longer than four nights and would be happy to come again.

Scott, June 2018

This property is in an amazing location with a lovely Italian charm. Sinead was super with her quick responses to any of our questions. The view was spectacular and the little beach at the bottom of the road crystal clear and very inviting...we had a very short but serene stay, and would return again for sure.

Kenzie, June 2018

This place is a treasure. Quiet enough for our honeymoon, yet close enough to all of the best of Lake Como. We had the best time relaxing at the house on the balcony overlooking the lake and town, as well as taking excursions by bus and ferry to spots in Bellagio, Menaggio, and Varenna. Beyond thankful for Sinead and all of the little things she did to make our stay easy, relaxing, and extravagant, all at the same time!

Taylor, June 2018

I've stayed at so many airbnb's and never had such a nice experience. Sinead was so incredibly responsive, has a beautiful home, makes everything as nice as possible for her guests. I'm so impressed and I can't wait to go back. Also the town is just exploding with charm and way better than staying up in Bellagio.

Nick, May 2018

Loved my stay at Sinead’s more than words. It rained on arrival and upon departure, but nothing can detract from that view! The flat is large enough to spread out should you be travelling with family or friends. Very cosy and clean. The beds (I had the guest room) were perfect, on the firm side, but a welcomed sight after a day out exploring. There are a couple of very close bar/restaurants accessible by foot, otherwise a very short drive up the road you’ll find plenty. Sinead was also a brilliant host, very attentive and provided such in depth instructions for check in and what to expect across our stay. Another perfect example as to why Airbnb is the best way to experience new places. Be sure to have a meal from the Crotto del Misto on the Main Street below as well as coffee, breakfast and a kayak from the Aurora hotel/JRC wakeboarding club up a little further. There are a number of other rental apartments nearby so you may encounter slight noise however it tends to dwindle by 10:30. Then, absolute silence, apart from the nocturnal wildlife. Be sure to grab a rental car, makes life a lot easier to get around. Or drive to Bellagio and hop on a ferry. Really could not fault my stay. You won’t be disappointed!! Such a gem!

Pavel, February 2018

Maison de caractère dans un endroit très calme. Parfait pour une déconnexion et pour se vider la tête. Sinead est très réactive et la petite touche d'attention concernant ma requête est très appréciée. Merci beaucoup pour ce séjour ! A recommander de toute évidence.

Julien, December 2017

La maison de Sinead est parfaite pour visiter les environs. On y trouve tous les ustensiles cuisine nécessaires, la cheminée est très appréciée le soir pour se réchauffer en regardant un film. La vue sur le lac est très agréable et le calme nous berce pendant de longues nuits. Bref, je recommande vivement !

Allison, November 2017

This is a really unique place, bursting with character and charm which was perfect for the beautiful setting of Lake Como. The views were amazing, the house was super comfortable, lots of space and has all the facilities you would need, we stayed in the winter but the heating and the fire kept us warm and cosy. Sinead was a great host, responded to all my messages within minutes and was very flexible when we had to shift our stay back by a day. We found all the additional information on the local area super helpful, I would highly recommend accommodation.

Sarah, November 2017

Super tolle Unterkunft, perfekte Kommunikation durch schnelle Antworten, ruhige Lage im alten Ortskern von Lezzeno! Brunnenwasser können wir empfehlen, war kristallklar und zudem verdammt lecker. Ausblick traumhaft wie auf den Bildern. Sonne kam bei uns zur Herbstzeit erst ab Nachmittag auf den Balkon rum, da Westseite von Berg. Kamin hat super funktioniert sodass wir ihn täglich an hatten, tolles trockenes Holz. Würde jederzeit für einen weiteren Aufenthalt hier buchen, danke Sinead!

Lisa, August 2017

Wir hatten einen sehr schönen Familienurlaub mit toller Aussicht auf den See. Das Haus ist sehr gemütlich und die Küche sehr gut ausgestattet. Auch sonst findet man alles was man braucht im Haus vom Hochstuhl bis hin zur Kühltasche für den Strand und Spielzeug.

Aoife, July 2017

We loved our family holiday at Sinead's beautiful house in Lezzeno. The place was exactly as described, but no photograph can adequately show how breathtaking the views are from the balconies and terrace. We spent many hours over breakfast and after dinner watching the sun rise and set over the lake. The beach at Lezzeno is a short walk away, perfect for a morning swim in the lake. We also enjoyed the free beach at San Giovanni and the Lido in Bellagio - both perfect for a family day out. We enjoyed cooking as, unusually for a rental property, the kitchen was very well equipped and had a decent knife! We had BBQs on the terrace too. We were a bit disorganised about grocery shopping, as we kept missing the opening times for the various supermarkets in Bellagio - families not wanting to eat out every night would need to be better planners than us. There are plenty of good value restaurants nearby though. We all slept very well as the beds are very comfortable. Sinead was a charming and communicative host. I would not hesitate to recommend this place and I hope to visit again soon in the near future.

Bettina, August 2016

Die Casa Orchidea ist eine wunderbare Unterkunft in einem kleinen Dorf am Comer See. Das Haus liegt erhöht mit fantastischem Blick auf den See. Am Abend kann man in der Abendsonne sitzen , in der Nacht schaut man in den Sternenhimmel und auf die Lichter der gegenüberliegenden Dörfer und am morgen taucht die Sonne das gegenüberliegende Seeufer in das Licht der aufsteigenden Sonne. Eine alte Steintreppe führt direkt hinter dem Haus hinunter zum See, zu einer kleinen Badestelle, wo eigentlich nur die Nachbarn baden. Wir haben diesen Ort in kurzer Zeit sehr lieb gewonnen und können in sehr empfehlen!

Yaya, April 2016

Our visit to Sinead's house on Lake Como was absolutely fantastic! As soon as we booked our reservation Sinead sent a very detailed handout of everything about her place and the surrounding area. Everything went so smooth. The view and peacefulness is unbelievable! We especially enjoyed the fireplace at night and the ability to use the Weber BBQ grill. Grilling each evening with a glass of beer or wine looking out to the lake was pure heaven. The neighbors are super friendly. Absolutely one our best trips thanks to Sinead's wonderful house! 

Eve, August 2015

Sinead est une hotesse parfaite. Nos échanges ont été très agréables et ses réponses très réactives. Son guide de présentation de la maison détaillé est un chef-d'oeuvre et a été très utile avant et pendant notre séjour. La maison : très propre, aménagement et équipements modernes, elle est située dans un endroit superbe et très calme avec des vues magnifiques depuis les terrasses. Tout le confort y est, chaque détail bien pensé pour rendre le séjour agréable (de la bonne literie jusqu'aux chaises de plage). La plage en contrebas de la maison a fait le bonheur de toute la famille et nous avons passé une semaine formidable. Je recommande vivement cette maison aux amoureux du lac de Côme.

Julia, April 2015

Vielen Dank, Sinead, für den guten Urlaub! Es hat uns sehr in Deinem Haus gefallen! Dank der Beschreibung haben wir leicht das Haus gefunden. Sinead hat im Vorfeld auf Fragen schnell geantwortet. Wir haben die Meinung, dass Sinead eine zuverlässige und warmherzige Gastgeberin mit einem guten Geschmack ist :-) Wir haben sie leider nicht persönlich kennengelernt. Ein netter Italiener Doriano, der Hauspfleger, hat uns vor Ort geholfen, wenn wir Fragen hatten. Das Haus ist gut eingerichtet, mit allem, was man braucht. In der Wirklichkeit ist das Haus fast noch besser, wegen dem traumhaften Blick vom Balkon aus und und guter Atmosphere zu Hause. Es ist sehr romantisch in Lezzeno: ruhig, gemühtlich, sinnlich. Früh morgens wurden wir von den zwitchernen Vögeln geweckt. Abends haben wir den Kamin angemacht und gemühtlich mit der Tasse Tee das Feuer angeschaut. Die Lokation eignet sich gut für einen ruhigen Aufenthalt. Für Langweilen hatten wir jedoch keine Zeit! Como und die anderen wunderschönen Städtchen, wie z.B. Bellagio, sind schnell mit dem Auto zu erreichen. Wir haben einen Ausflug nach Bergamo gemacht. In der Gegend kann man wandern gehen und im Sommer im Como baden. Wir werden noch mal kommen :-) Bis bald, Casa Orchidea!

Rick, May 2014

I just want to say that Sinead's house overlooking Lake Como was much more than we expected. Spectacular views as the sunset were drop-dead gorgeous. It was so perfect for two couples who love to dine in and eat out. Her instructions for the home were great. Very informative right from the start. And her recommendation for dinner in Lezzeno was so nice, and only a short walk from the house. Her neighbor looks after the place and he was helpful and friendly. The drive to Bellagio is only ten minutes, and what a beautiful town it is. Everyone is so friendly. We were there the beginning of May and it was just starting to wake up from the lull of winter. There were flowers everywhere. Our two nights in Lezzeno topped off a fantastic 11-day trip to Italy. If you are heading to Como with two couples this is the place. Ciao!