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America Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Piazza Grande, Locarno 6601, Switzerland
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Ranked #11 of 31 hotels in Locarno
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the hotel during the film festival 2014. Very clean room, good locating. Breakfast was poor, personal not very helpful. 3 floor in summer is horribly hot, no air conditioner. Too expensive for its quality.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I found the staff very welcoming and very smiley, room was basic but very clean, breakfast was really good considering it was included (I've stayed other places and paid for breakfast and it was no where as good as this). Location was amazing as we came for a concert and we stumbled across the cobbles and were home!!! I prefer... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

We've been there at the beginning of March. We arrived early in the afternoon, planning at least to leave our luggage, but everything was closed, with a sheet of paper on the door giving a mobile phone number. So if you don't have yourself a mobile (yes, that still happens), you are stuck. So, we came later. The room was... More

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Milan, Italy
11 reviews 11 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

I spent 1 week-end with my wife and our 2 daughters in this hotel in Locarno. Below pros and cons: Pros: - nice location - good quality of the restaurant. Try their meat cooked on hot stoone - confortable bed. Cons: - hotel maintenance. The hotel was renovated only partially. Avoid 1st floor and especially room n.12 where only few... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

We stayed in the family room of Hotel America. The hotel is upgraded and the room was great. The location is unbeatable (middle of Piazza Grande) and the staff is very helpful. We also ate at their restaurant and really liked the entrecote that is served on a lava stone - delicious. Would recommend for city visits to Locarno.

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Baar, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

Upon arriving at the hotel, we were asked to pay for the entire stay immediately. It does make one wonder if they don't want you to shorten the stay; or maybe they had customers refusing to pay the full amount. Our room had a balcony overlooking an alley where people from the surrounding shops and restaurants put out their trash.... More

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Address: Piazza Grande, Locarno 6601, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Locarno
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — America Hotel 3*
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The romantic Hotel America is located at the famous Piazza Grande di Locarno that invites everyone to enjoy its excellent shopping facilities and the weekly market. The idyllic old town, the lake, the port and the children’s playground are easily reachable by foot. All the most beautiful events in Locarno, such as Locarno film festival and "Moon and Stars" are held directly in front of the hotel. This place is surrounded by the splendid mountains that can be quickly reached by foot, with a funicular, by car or with a bus. The railway station is just 10 minutes away from the hotel. The charming Hotel America offers its guests 18 design rooms in four categories. It’s highly recommended to reserve a wished room in advance to be sure of its availability. ... more   less 
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