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Hotel Garni du Lac

Via Ramogna 3, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
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Hotel Garni du Lac
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Ranked #6 of 31 Hotels in Locarno
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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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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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Geraardsbergen, Belgium
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

A nice small but friendly hotel located close to the railway station and the lake. I had a smaller room at the back of the hotel. The room was clean, decent badroom, minibar, wifi and flatscreen tv. The hotel has no bar. Breakfast was ok but very basic. You can park the car in the public parking next to the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This hotel is perfectly located if you are travelling by train. From the station an easy walk of just a few minutes brings you to the hotel - the entrance is in a pedestrian zone. The hotel faces onto a piazza, close to the lake shore and the ferries. The old town is a short walk away. We had requested... More 

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Cobourg, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Very clean nice staff close to everything trains ,restaurants,bus depot and ferry great value wi fi unreliable wonderful experience charming balcony with a great view of Lake Maggiore and surrounding mountains recommend getting the local pass for busses trains and museums

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Coalville, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

A really nice hotel, family friendly atmosphere, service is delivered with care and passion very customer focused. Nothing is too much trouble. Great location for exploring everything the area has to offer.

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San Francisco, California, United States
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101 reviews 101 reviews
16 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

After the Glacier Express and numerous hours traveling, Garni du Lac was heaven. Easy to find, short, less than 10 minutes from the rail station. Warm welcome and beautiful room overlooking Lake Maggiore and the mountains. Cozy, comfortable, great breakfast in a delightful room, terrace available for warmer mornings. Convenient for ferries, restaurants, shopping and walks by the Lake. Staff... More 

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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013 via mobile

These are the reasons why we would come back and were happy about our stay: - reservation (directly, by phone) was handled very kindly, we got a room next door to ours for the children at a good price - the location is good, a few steps either from the train station and the Piazza Grande - the building is... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

I had the opportunity to stay at the Hotel Garni du Lac last week for a business trip. The service is outstanding, the breakfast is fresh and included, the rooms were clean and the location is perfect. Shopping, outdoor cafes, lake and mountain right outside the door. I will have to find a way to bring my family over for... More 

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Perth, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Good clean rooms and very friendly and helpful staff. We stayed 5days arriving on a Saturday night. DO close the shutters Locarno is full of rev heads on Saturday night and it can be noisy. The rest of the week its very quiet. May i make a suggestion we did not follow my own advise. They will change the doona... More 

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Winterthur, Switzerland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

More central at such excellent cost-benefit ratio is not possible, and just a stone's throw from the ship's berth to go on a cruise across Lago Maggiore and, the rack railway to excellent vantage points, such as the pilgrimage church 'Madonna del Sasso' and Alpe di Gardada. The nearby situated Piazza Grande is just another great sight surrounded by a... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

I loved this hotel. We were helped by Rosemarie, front desk, in locating a phone number, and with train schedules. The breakfast buffet offered meat, cheese, juice, pastries, fresh-made-for-you capuchin, granola/cereal, yoghurt, breads, spreads/chocolate. When weather permits, enjoy that buffet on their terrace. I would definitely stay here again and recommend it.

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