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Hotel Giacometti

Via San Francesco 1, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
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Ranked #4 of 24 Locarno B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014
67mmb67 Lausanne, Switzerland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lausanne, Switzerland
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I booked a room for my 86 years old father and the owners where just gems! Absolutely friendly and helpful. The service is very good, the rooms are cosy, arty and clean! The central location in the old city of Locarno is perfect to explore Locarno.

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Valais, Switzerland
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49 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

LOCATION: Hotel Giacometti is located at Via San Francesco 1, in the heart of the Old Town. The boat pier (whence cruises on Lago Maggiore depart) and Locarno train station are both about 10 minutes away on foot. When you exit the train station, head towards Piazza Grande in the Old Town, follow the cobblestoned street till you pass a... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Small hotel - only 7 rooms - in the center of Locarno. We got room n°7: very nice with Andy Warhol paintings on the walls. Relax and ready to visit Locarno and Ascona (a nice little town not far from Locarno): Close to Piazza Grande this garni hotel Giacometti is what you are looking for a romantic stroll after breakfast... More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

I spent one night with a friend at the Hotel Giacometti, its location is central, the room and bathroom were impeccably clean, the choice at the breakfast buffet fresh and varied, the room price unbeatable and the manager friendly and helpful. We can only recommend it!

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

I agree with all of the previous reviews, e.g., the owner's awesome, the breakfast is great, etc. So, I'll highlight something important to me: Giacometti is CLEAN. No grime hiding in the bathroom. The linens are spotless. The common area was always tidy. This place is certainly charming and adds to the experience of staying near the Grande Piazza.

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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

We had a wonderful 3 nights at Hotel Giocometti. Our room with the balcony overlooking the little via and local houses was just a haven. The owner was so friendly and made us feel as if we were the only ones staying.......he is a gentle elegant man which flows on to the decore of the hotel. We took his advise... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

Our stay at Giacometti was awesome. The room was nicely decorated and cleaned up everyday. The breakfast spread was good. We like the owner very much. He was very helpful and even went an extra mile to get us an international plug. We were very grateful to him. He also recommended us an excellent restaurant call Osteria Borghese. We enjoyed... More

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Winterthur, Switzerland
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2011

Privately owned and managed guesthouse tastefully refurbished. The owners (a very friendly couple) strive to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. When the weather is good the breakfast is served in the court yard. The rooms are very nice and clean, the beds very confortable. We were staying in room 1 near the court yard. Only minus: the bathroom... More

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138 reviews 138 reviews
105 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2011

We loved staying here. The whole place is charming, the hosts very friendly. Having breakfast outside was lovely. The rooms are individually decorated and super clean. Will come back if I need a place in the Locarno area!

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33 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2011

we stayed here for four nights. It is such a change from large hotels.with only seven rooms. We had booked the smallest which is very small and were upgraded to room 1 without charge. There is a large bed, comfortable armchair, table and chairs and a small ensuite bathroom. Windows on both sides look onto the street and the courtyard... More

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Address: Via San Francesco 1, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Locarno
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