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Hotel Excelsior

via Simone da Locarno 12 | Postfach 1544, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
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Hotel Excelsior
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Ranked #24 of 30 Hotels in Locarno
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

We've just come back from a weekend trip to Locarno having stayed at the Excelsior. The location is brilliant - a 10 min walk from the station and from the Piazza Grande. It's also only 2 minutes away from the shores of the lake, but one block back which means you don't hear the sounds of the traffic on the... More 

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wien
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2010

We chose this hotel based on positive feedback from friends and we were not disappointed! Hotel is located along the lake a few meters from the city center and lake. Beautiful, bright, colorful, fragrant anything you want. Minibar at low cost, a line Wi-Fi, well kept and the rooms are well furnished, spacious and comfortable and very clean. The prices... More 

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Bregenz, Austria
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2010

This is our review of the „Hotel Excelsior“ in Locarno where we had probably the worst hotel-experience ever in our career. So the first and most important recommendation for others is: book wherever you choose to in Locarno just make a big circle around this place!!! On August 28th we decided to escape the bad weather in Vorarlberg/Austria to train... More 

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frankfurt
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2009

I have just returned from a 3 night stay at this hotel. The location is great, about 10 mins walk to the Piazza grande and the same to the Port area. The staff are very friendly and go out of their way to be helpful. Breakfast staff also great and food choice is varied and plentiful. The room is traditional... More 

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london
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2008

wouldn't recommend this hotel. unfriendly staff, no atmosphere, spacious room but basic and no character, small balconies with no view - despite being only a 100m from Lake Maggiore.

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Sunnyvale, California
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105 reviews 105 reviews
78 hotel reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2007

Stayed one night in May 2007. We showed up without reservations. Staff was nice & friendly. They mostly spoke Italian and German. One fellow had enough confidence to speak English. Nice German style breakfast included. See photos. We were here in early-May, kind of an offseason. A lot of hotels seemed closed. Hotel Excelsior seemed comparably more budget than surrounding... More 

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Nyon, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2006

We've just returned from three days in Locarno, where we stayed at the Excelsior Hotel. The room was extremely clean, and very quiet. The Hotel is in a quiet side street, but a few steps from the lake. Oposite is a park and a tennis club and a mini golf. The owners are very nice and helpful, and the room... More 

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