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Hotel Garni Battello

Via G. Motta 30, Melide 6815, Switzerland
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Ranked #4 of 4 Hotels in Melide
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was there with my girlfriend. We didnt want to spend much on a Hotel, but we wanted to stay somewhere nice nonetheless. I have to say, we found our calculations at Garni Battello! Very nice rooms, even better view onto the lake, and great breakfast (Even for me, i eat tons of food :D ). Oh and the location!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking for a reasonably priced hotel that would fit 4 people and booked this one. It is located in Melide (a tiny cute town on the lake shore in Lugano suburbs). It is literally 15 min from Lugano center. The town is very cute, quiet; there are a few nice restaurants as well as a pizza place. Lugano's... More 

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Uberlingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Very good Garni in a wonderful location directly at the lake! The personal are very kind and helpful and pay attention to the needs of the customers (continuous improvement). The rooms have been renewed and have all what is needed for a good stay. The owners are a very friendly family able to help in a lot of languages. We... More 

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Turin, Italy
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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
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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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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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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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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
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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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