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Hotel Garni Battello

Via G. Motta 30, Melide 6815, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014
Italo2013 Altdorf, Switzerland
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Turin, Italy
4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Hi! I wish express my opinion regarding the former Management and the female staff. UNQUALIFIABLE LACK OF RESPECT A forenote : I have stayed in the hotel for 8 months in a row, and Always Payed on time, maintaining a highly respectful behavior. So I was a Very Good Guest, sometimes the Only Guest...Should have appreciated that and treated me... More 

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Altdorf, Switzerland
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I spend many days in Battello ! great place great people great breackfast. I really reccomand this hote to all visitors in the Ticino area. the location in Melide is very convenient for a quick visit in Lugano for dining and shopping. same for the Casino of Campione ! I love it

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Zurich, Switzerland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
51 hotel reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Was at the hotel for a few days as an alternative to a hotel in Morcorte (as no more room available there and a hotel has closed). Friendly staff, breakfast was above average for the hotel rating. room has a nice balcony facing the lake, noise from street below was moderate. There are some hotel owned car parking spaces, but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

If you are a smoker, it may be a good place for you. We spent a terrible nigth in a smoky place. Location is good, alhough the street below is busy till midnigth. The place is run down and need a face lifting. Sad for the nace few over the lake - it could not alter our poor impression from... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

The "Battello" must have been an exciting place to be some 30 or 40 years ago. It has the air of the 70s, when holiday making in the Ticino was at a peak. Since then times have changed, but this hotel seems to have remained in those times. And this is visible all over the place - especially inside. The... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

This hotel is not only too expensive: a noisy street passes between the hotel and the lake. The worst about it however was the bad smell of smoke. Even though we kept the window open all night, the smell passed from the entry hall and stairs area to our room. Also the bedsheets and towels smelled very bad.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

I was traveling to Lugano, but I reached only Melide with hitchhike. I have to admit, it was by chance!!! :D I spent only one night in the hotel, but I arrived really late - at 22:30 p.m. I was really tired and only hoped that my bad English will be clear enough to ask for a room for that... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

The hotel is perfectly situated for a relaxing vacation away from busy regular life. It is located literally right across from the clear Lake Lugano, with a cozy and fun dock to sunbathe and swim off of. Great for family and couples alike. The scenes at sunset are stunning, with the mountains perfectly framing the lake. Colors like in a... More 

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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

The hotel is in a lovely central location in Melide which is only a very small town with very few places to eat, so a car is useful, or if you prefer not to lose your parking space of which there only a few allocated to the hotel, the bus service into Lugano and other areas is very good. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2011

The hotel was filthy, the carpets had stains and holes, the bath wasn't clean. Very noisy, because of the road just beside the hotel. Breakfast was good, the view from the window - terrific!

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schleec, Front Office Manager at Hotel Garni Battello, responded to this review

We're very sorry you didn't have a good time in our hotel. We're always trying our best to satisfy our customers. We got renovation work in 2008 and in 2011 to improve the best we can and we will continue to do our best as much as we can. More 

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Address: Via G. Motta 30, Melide 6815, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Melide
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 20
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