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Hotel Geranio au Lac

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Viale Verbano, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
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Ranked #17 of 31 Hotels in Locarno
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sao Paulo, SP
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Unbelievable !!!! No internet wifi connection in the rooms! I tried to change 4 times in 4 floors and no wifi available! The breakfast was decent and the view very nice. The manager didn't help with the internet problem and was very rude with me and my wife when we said that the hotel couldn't sell a room without internet... More

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East Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I discovered the hotel fifteen years ago when I was a student and not so much money in the pocket. It was a very sunny January day when I got out the railway station in Locarno, went down the street and fell in love with the lake side and the promenade along it. Palm trees, red banks, beautiful flowers and...... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

went here for two nights during a festival. very pricey, but suppose that's the way it is during the event season. I had the impression we'd booked a 3-star,only to find it has one star less upon arrival. literally stone's throw from train station. very sweet lady at check-in, small but very clean & comfy rooms. lake view - it's... More

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We were visiting Switzerland with our kids and grandchildren, and had decided to stay in Locarno for three days. The Geranio au Lac had good reviews and a great location - on Lake Maggiore and at most a block from the train station. Our room was on the 6th floor overlooking the Lake - perfect. It comes with a bath/shower... More

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London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

The room accommodated four people with ease, it was spacious and had a balcony with mountain views. The breakfast room also had great lake and mountain views, and the whole hotel had a great sixties design vibe to it. The plumbing in other rooms was a little noisy, although the people weren't.

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New York City, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
39 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

We stayed in Locarno for three nights and picked the hotel due to its central location close to the railway station as we were dependent on public transportation for our day trips into the valleys. Our room had a beautiful view onto the lake and was very spacious for Swiss standards. Furnishing is simple and minimal but had everything we... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
33 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights. Everything is great except it is too humid in the room. There is no aircon and this could be quite unbearable if it's warm. We are at the 6th floor, eventhough there is free wifi, but the signal is very weak. Every time when we need to surf with our cell phone,... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2011

My two friends and I stayed here for three nights in May 2011. The location of the hotel for the cost is excellent; very central, right in the 'corner' of the lake-front area and quite literally three minutes walk downhill from the railway station by the shortest route. I made the booking using an on-line discount agency and the whole... More

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reading, pa
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72 reviews 72 reviews
34 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2010

We had 3 rooms on one of the higher floors in the old section. The rooms were were very light and had excellent views of the lake. The location of the hotel is excellent. It is right by the lake and in close walking distance to the main square and the train station. The bathrooms were very adequate. The breakfast... More

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Northumberland, England
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49 reviews 49 reviews
35 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2010

Stayed here for three day using it as one of our bases for a rail tour of Switzerland and chose it originally for its proximity to the rail station (100 metres). We were very pleased with our choice, having been given a room with a balcony on the top floor with a superb view of the lake. The lift to... More

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Address: Viale Verbano, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Locarno
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Geranio au Lac 2.5*
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