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Caffe dell'Arte Boutique Bed and Breakfast

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Via Cittadella 9, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
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Ranked #1 of 23 Locarno B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
GerhardCH Rheinfelden, Aargau, Switzerland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Rheinfelden, Aargau, Switzerland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking through the city of Locarno, enjoying the small streets in the old part, we found this well hidden pearl: art combined with great hospitality. A simple and short menue - and what is offered is as simple but excellent. A fantastic atmosphere in the innergarden with mediteranean plants - a place for contemplation in the middle of a busy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

One of the best weekend! Love the atmosphere and delicious breakfast. Every room has his charm and every single one is different. Fantastic people, fantastic place. Was totally surprised that we can find a place like that in the middle of the city.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We had 2 nights in lovely Locarno and one of the highlights was our accommodation at Caffe dell'Arte. The room was fresh, clean and beautifully furnished while the bathroom was one of the best we have had in this type of accommodation (NOT large hotel). Breakfast was to die for , so extravagant we had to jump in quickly on... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This is my first time, that I take the time to write a review about a hotel. Considering this, you can imagine, how good it was! All my expectation were not only fulfilled, the were exceeded! I invited my boyfriend to Locarno for his birthday. It was very important to me, that we have a perfect weekend together, as we... More

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Cairns, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Well. Sometimes you are happy with your bookings, somtimes not. Yesterday, when staying in Zurich, my wife & I took a couple of locals suggestions as to where to stay for a couple more days in Switzerland. Well, this place is cuuuttee as. Attention to detail is great. Service is great. Rooms are clean, neat, tidy, fresh & arty. Very... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

We were disappointed because no dogs allowed even there was a huge dog in the breakfeast room in the morning. So we had to leave our little dog in the car.I found the bathroom a bit too small. ... But well equipped. The room was also small but very nice decorated. The breakfast was indeed a unique experience of excellence!... More

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Caffedellarte, Proprietario at Caffe dell'Arte Boutique Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Clemens Z, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are very happy to hear that you found our staff friendly and that you enjoyed our breakfast and we suggest you to try it during summer, when it is served in our courtyard! Regarding our no pets allowed policy, I think there must... More

Lausanne, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

I went to the caffe dell Arte for my fiance's birthday and booked the room charme sauvage zèbre. The room was pretty big and the atmosphere extremelly well aranged (you even enjoy an iPad at your disposal). The location is rigth in the center and really close to the piazza del grande. The hotel managers are wonderful, you are really... More

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Basel, Switzerland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

Caffe' dell'Arte is a simply charming boutique B&B with very original zany decor and a friendly relaxing atmosphere. A perfect spot for a romantic get-away if you seek a total contrast to business hotels or impersonal hotel chains...but don't rely on communicating in English; we managed with French & German and have vowed to learn Italian. A wonderful feast of... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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29 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

The B&B is on the nice location in the old town, the people are kind, rooms are spacious and the best part - at least for us - was breakfast. Not buffet, but continental. We did not expect much, but what a surprise - served in style, excellent choice of everything, aestethically perfect, you don't get something like this even... More

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Sydney, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

we booked 2 nights at locarno and wished we had stayed longer. when we arrived at the hotel it looked like a shopfront that sold little art pieces. so adorable. we were taken to our rooms. they were spectacular. everything was thought of. so much passion for art. if you prefer boutique hotels over large chains this place is for... More

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Address: Via Cittadella 9, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Locarno
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Caffe dell'Arte Boutique Bed and Breakfast 4*
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This small B&B in a restored historic building, dating back to the 15th century, is situated only 50 metres from Locarno's Piazza Grande, where the annual Locarno Film Festival, Moon and Stars Festival and Locarno on Ice are held. Free WiFi is available. The non-smoking rooms are unique in their design and different from one another. They come with a flat-screen TV and some also feature access to a balcony. Breakfast is prepared using fresh local products.The Caffe dell'Arte features a large courtyard sheltered by walls and allows one to fully relax whilst sipping an espresso, a creamy cappuccino or a hot chocolate. You can enjoy arts and culture in a relaxed Mediterranean atmosphere, far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Around the B&B Caffe dell'Arte you can find a great variety of restaurants offering everything from typical dishes from Ticino to nouvelle cuisine. ... more   less 
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