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Hotel Sasso Boretto

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Viale Monte Verita' 45, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
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Ranked #26 of 33 Hotels in Ascona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Basel, Switzerland
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stayed here for one night traveling back from Valle Maggia to Switzerland. The location is a little outside of the old town but easy to walk. It is also somewhat dated but the staff were friendly and helpful, the pool and rooms were clean and so I can't really fault it!

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Piatra Neamt, Romania
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9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The hotel is old and you will see that everywhere: furniture, bathroom ... The staff is very friendly, the location of the hotel is good (10 minute walk to the lake). If you come by car, there is a problem with the parking places: there are a few free parking spaces at the hotel (6 o7), and the alternative is... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This hotel is in real need of updating and refurbishment. The rooms are large and clean, but the decor is very much 80's style and looks quite dated and uninviting. Wi-fi is included in the price, although unfortunately this only worked in one of our two rooms. As with many european hotels, there are no hospitality trays in the rooms,... More 

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Ramat Gan, Israel
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for the jazz festival . Ideal hotel , very comfortable bright single room, lots of space for clothes and toiletries, excellent breakfast compared with usual Italian standard. Allessandro and his team could not have been more welcoming and helpful. About 10 minutes' walk from the lake front. Would definitely stay there again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Time-traveling in Ascona? Sure, in Hotel Sasso Boretto! Hotel was build somewhere in the glory days of Ascona, and since that seems like only thing is done is WiFi and Flatscreen. It is not necessary a bad thing. 80's are coming back, I guess. Sex on the beach, Duran-Duran, shoulder pads, lightblue jeans, etc, etc... Hotel was cozy, workers friendly,... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

In Spring 2012 we booked through Booking.com a studio at the 4 star Hotel Sasso Boretto, Ascona, Switzerland. Last summer we stayed there for one week. The 4 star hotel turned out to be more like a run down 2 star hostel. The necessary extensive renovations were going to start only after the tourist season in October. Upon our arrival... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Very well-located hotel. No stairs climbing to reach it when back from the nice old city and the magnificent Lake. Near a bus station to Lucarno, a COOP store and walking distance from the Lake. Ventilators in the rooms, instead of A/C, are not pleasant and sufficient in hot days. Wi-Fi's not stable in the rooms. Very well-managed hotel with... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

I stayed at the hotel for a week during the Ascona Jazz Festival 2013 and enjoyed very much my stay. The location, the service, the staff, the breakfast - were very good. I'll gladly come again. The rooms are spacious and clean and have a terrace and there is a fridge in the room.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

I had a week at this hotel. The service and attitude were excellent. The hotel is clean and tidy. Staff courteous and available The rooms are comfortable and clean. Cleaned every day and linen and towels changed. Every request I asked, answered politely and quickly. I'm sure I'll come back to this hotel.

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Me and my wife have been staying at the hotel for 7 nights for the Ascona Jazz Festival. The hotel is wonderfull, perfect location,best service and we have felt like at home with the worm staff.Breakfast and dinner were very tasty. We recommend the Sasso Boretto from the depth of our heart.

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Address: Viale Monte Verita' 45, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Ascona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Sasso Boretto 4*
Number of rooms: 43
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