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Monte Verita Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Collina 84, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
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Ranked #22 of 33 hotels in Ascona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for eight days during a conference and then tacked on some additional time afterwards. In general, if you're looking for a peaceful and quiet place to relax above Lake Maggiore, Monte Verita is your place. Pros: -Wonderful views of Lake Maggiore, especially from the roof of the hotel -Beautiful grounds with many tranquil places... More

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Kloten, Switzerland
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18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stayed at the hotel monte verità for only one night and we enjoyed the quiet location. The staff was very helpful and the bathroom quite nice. The room itself was rather small and a bit "cold" but the beds were good and it was quite exciting to reside in such a historic place. The breakfast buffet was o.k. and... More

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

this might not be a hotel for everyone, and i am personally not a fan of the bauhaus main building. but rooms 142 and 132 in the pink villa semiramis offer great views, and the staff is just lovely. also, you get the gardens and the unique history of monte verita. and the hike up from town is really not... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I have stayed in this hotel four times for a yearly conference. It is a great place. There are many rooms which have a view on the lake. Especially on the pink building they have rooms with balconies and large windows that open to the lake view and getting up there in the morning is great!!

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17 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

This place doesn't feel very Swiss. Rooms are austere to the point of absurdity. Our room had two single beds pushed together for the double bed, and no carpeting or TV. There is no lobby or waiting area and the hallways are bare and institutional. You felt like you were staying in a college dorm room or a hospital. On... More

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Lemont, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

A place out of context in one of the world's most beautiful scenery, Laggo Maggiore. The building is authentic Bauhaus and as such has attracted, and still does, bizarre characters.The magic of the place, Italy out of Italy, Swiss out of Switzerland, certainly contributes to a special experience.

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Oxford, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Rooms were very basic but convienient for conference venue. No facilites to make a drink. The room felt a tad cold as well. Bathroom was huge with shower over bath, Plug sockets in my room did not appear to work with my travel adaptor but you can hire from the recpetoin for 20 CHF. Food was excellent for the conference... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

The Monte Verita Hotel is set on a hill above Ascona in its own massive private park, with breathtaking panoramic views over the lake. It has a swimming pool, a tennis court, a terrace overlooking the gardens to die for - and yes, contrary to reports here, you can take breakfast (lunch and dinner for that matter) on the terrace,... More

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

My stay was part of a conference. The views across the lake and the Swiss/Italian Alps were stunning, the grounds and gardens were relaxing and peaceful, and I think these things helped to inspire a very nice conference atmosphere. The room itself was in a separate block, and was comfortable, relaxing, clean and tidy, well kept, with good wifi, clean... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

The hotel room was very simple and old ...Bed, TV, shower room but the bed look like a hospital.( they are made from the metal the pure bauhaus design))and we had twin bed(2 small Separate beds) for double bed.( we are couple)When you step outside of balcony the view were excellent!! mountain and the lake!!I The thing That I like... More

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Address: Via Collina 84, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Ascona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Monte Verita Hotel 3*
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Built in Bauhaus style in 1927 and completely renovated in 2008, the Hotel Monte Verità enjoys and elevated position above Ascona and Lake Maggiore, amid a large garden with exotic plants. It includes an à-la-carte restaurant offering superb view ... more   less 
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