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Garni Dolcevita

Via ai Monti 160, Locarno 6605, Switzerland
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Ranked #2 of 24 Locarno B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015
Maureen R Iowa City, Iowa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This was a fun adventure finding the B&B and experiencing one of our best meals during our trip at a near by restaurant which the manager recommended. The room was clean and the bathrooms very accessible. We just wish we'd had spent more than one night there so we could have explored the area more.

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margaret river
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Reserve room 10 at the top of the stairs and be rewarded with magnificent views of Locarno and the lake. A quick funicular ride downtown is only a brisk walk away. Hosts are very friendly and speak good English.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed in this hotel for a romantic weekend and it fully met our expectations. Calm and sunny balcony with the town and lake under our feet. Comfortable, clean, beautifully decorated, amazing views to the lake, very friendly staff and nice fresh breakfast. We took our dog with us and the owners made it very easy to accommodate him, which... More 

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Seminole, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Great views, wonderful breakfast, stayed here last December and had the place to ourselves. Wish we had more than one day to spend at this amazing location. Awoke to a view of pink skies outside our window. Would be our first choice if we return to Locarno!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights in August and would definitely recommend this hotel. Lake views from our top floor room balcony were gorgeous, worth lugging our suitcases up 5 flights of stairs. We opted for a room with a private shower and sink (extra $25/night), but toilet was shared. This wasn’t a problem because there were... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We had a lovely time at this hotel. The couple that runs the place were extremely friendly and helpful. The room was spotless with hot shower and a bathtub as well. We took the room with the balcony which had a good view but we didn't use the balcony much as it was extremely cold. The restaurant offers great views... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

I booked the hotel with a friend during Locarno film festival and we were both absolutely happy. Breakfast: excellent with fresh bread and a good choice of cheese/ meet. Location: 5min away from furnicular that runs every 15min from the Locarno train station and takes just 5min to get up. However, there are also stairs leading straight to the city... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

This hotel has a great location overlooking Locarno and Lake Maggiore. The rooms and public areas are very comfortable, and the owners/managers are cheery and helpful - and they provide a really nice breakfast as well! It is quite a hike up there from Locarno, though - you may want to take the funicular up to Orselina and from there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

We had a room with marvelous view over the lake and it became one of the highlights of our Ticino short trip. Owner coulple were really friendly and helpfull and making a big effort to give you a great time. The room was nicely furnished and super clean, so were the shared bathroom and toilet.The small path to the town... More 

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Wim van der Meer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

A small hotel, 200 meters above the lake. Splendid view of the city and the lake. Comfortable room with balcony. Everything well thought. The staff is very kind and helpful, the (included buffet) breakfast not spectacular but very good and adequate. Parking around there is not easy, but after some circling we have always found a place (free). The Madonna... More 

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