Winter Garden, Bergamo, Italy

Planning your next visit to the fashion district of Europe “Milan”, take into consideration spending some time in the surrounding area. Over the past weekend I have got a chance to spend few days in Bergamo, located approximately 45 minutes car drive from the city. Due to being one of Ryanair’s hub Bergamo has gained significant amount of popularity in last few years. Flights from all over Europe are carrying the passengers who do not always necessary want to shop or see soccer in Milan but dedicate few days for Bergamo as well.

Winter Garden Hotel is 4 –stars property located in a close proximity to Bergamo airport also known as Orio al Serio airport. The hotel guests can profit from bus shuttle which is available upon the request and free of charge. The bus shuttle operates all day long and covers the following route: hotel – city center of Bergamo, hotel – airport, hotel – Orio Center and vice versa. The guests need to indicate their approximate time of arrival and wait in the outside area for the driver to pick them up and bring to the hotel. It is a wonderful option for those who are not only staying in the hotel overnight but also wants to shop or sight see in Bergamo.

The rooms are designed in a elegant style in three different categories: business room, junior suite and suite. Spread over several floor properties, each is equipped with LCD TV, minibar, air-conditioning and bathroom with huge shower fitting two people while one of them is enjoying hydro-massage or bathtub and toiletries. Junior suite rooms also offer modern bathrobes and slippers for the guests to enjoy while being in spa area. 

The Hotel provides free wireless connection throughout the entire property as well as complimentary breakfast which is served every day from 6 o’clock. For the guests catching early morning flights from the airport, hotel opened the possibility of quick breakfast at 4.30 a.m. as well. Breakfast room serves variety pastries, local products and traditional delicate such as ham, sausages and cheese from Lombardy region. Hot and cold buffet satisfy every customer’s demand and fresh squeezed orange juice is also available. For gluten-free clients, breakfast room can also fulfill the needs, just ask the waitresses for the option.

Hotel also features free parking, inner garden where company or private’s events can be held accompanied by music or reception and wellness center with swimming pool, saunas, massages and variety of cosmetic treatments. Restaurant on the ground floor invites the guess to enjoy lunch and dinner and taste variety of Mediterranean dishes. If you do not fancy dinner, head to the bar area, where tapas are served on each night. For small amount you will enjoy glass of wine or champagne accompanied by tasty finger food such as prosciutto, olives, focaccia and many others.  This is a great option if you arrive tired and hungry from your late evening flight. The hotel not only thinks of its leisure travelers but also the business ones. If you plan to hold a meeting, you can choose from different setting of meeting rooms and conference facilities. 

Have I inspired you enough? Sit down and plan your next visit to the city of Bergamo and enjoy the wonderful service in the nearby hotel of Winter Garden in Grassobbio. I will definitely be back again. J For more information and reservation, contact the hotel directly at or visit the website and book your hotel room via

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