"Cannot imagine a better spot in Ascona! WIL go back. Excellent price for location"
Cannot find a single negative aspect here. Great location on the waterfront that is car free, view on the lake is exceptional. Adjoining restaurant is excellent. It may still be Swiss but you are in Italy! You must walk this small town to realy see it. Cars are useless here. We stayed two days in early November 2011 and even if there was rain, we enjoyed every second. Staff speak at least four languages and has class and charm that are not made up! We were elated!
I was a bit unsure about the Garni Montaldi, but the hotel is located not 2 mins away from the station and double-glazing make sure the room remains quiet. The hotel itself is a bit old, and rough around the edges, but the rooms are big and perfectly clean, so you have to take the good with the not-so-good. Helpful staff; free Wi-Fi.
Hotel Garni in front of the train station of Locarno, 5 minutes walk from the lake and the centre of Locarno (Piazza Grande) …More
The only negative with this wonderful residence is the stairs. We were in the top apartment and had to climb 70 stairs from the road therefore not good for bad knees etc. The outlook from the Chalet is probably the best we have ever had anywhere in the world - a green valley soaring to snow covered peaks - and we saw a marmot on the way out in the morning - that was a bonus. The owner - Mario - is the perfect host.
Colin from Sydney Australia
The hotel Chalet Stella Alpina is beautifully situated in the heart of the Swiss Alps, 1,500 metres above sea level in the …More
The staff is very friendly. The room was clean and it had everything I needed, wireless, a clean big bathroom, air conditioner, flat screen TV and a comfortable bed (actually I was given a large three-bed-room although I originally asked for a single). It had a big balcony overlooking the busy street going to town center, a distant half view of the lake.
It is an old building but taken very good care of. Even if they might still delay a total interior renivation; they certainly need to have new window fences and sealings to block the occasional street noise; it was the only downside I could see. I recommend this hotel to families and business travelers alike; if you nightsleep is carefree.
Didem from Istanbul, Turkey
Stop at the Besso Hotel in Lugano city centre , at only 100 metres to the train station and a few minutes drive to the …More
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