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Piazza Ascona, Hotel & Restaurants

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Piazza G. Motta 29, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
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Ranked #8 of 33 hotels in Ascona
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been there twice and always the food was very good. The atmosphere is quiet and we have time to talk and rest. We recommend it if you are near by. I remember the waiter very friendly and the orange juice so fresh. We will be back if possible. Its avoid place to go as couple.

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Holland, Michigan
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36 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

The address supplied sent us 5km down the road and we got little help after phoning the hotel 3 times. Our room was very small, but overlooks the beautiful lake. However, this is where the party revelers hang out all night and the shouting continued till 6am - when the breakfast clatter starts. The room was stifling hot and should... More

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Washington, DC
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110 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I spent two nights in a double for single use at the Piazza Ascona Hotel in June, and thought it quite affordable in comparison to other options in the area. I loved the location (just a few minutes walk from stop for the bus to Locarno and right by the boat dock) and I thoroughly enjoyed my views over the... More

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San Jose
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We booked our hotel at the last minute and couldn't have been happier. We were originally scheduled to stay 6 nights in Lugano and cut it to 2 and spent 4 nights in Ascona instead. You can get a ferry from Locarno to Ascona and arrive in about 1/2 hour. Walking off the ferry you are about 60 feet to... More

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Wexford, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Seven friends stayed in piazza for 3nights. The hotel is directly opposite the ferry port which allows you travel by lake to various towns/islands on lake maggiore. Staff were helpful and friendly. Hotels are expensive and you pay for your ideal location. Food is average as is breakfast. Rooms are clean but tired and balconies small, with excellent views. Remind... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

We were looking for a nice place to stay in Ascona and found this hotel on the internet. The hotel is locatod on the lake promenade and every room as a wonderfull view to the lake. The rooms are small but comfortable and clean. The receptionist is very helpfull and friendly. Breakfast is excellent and the hotel resturant is also... More

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Thalwil, Switzerland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Very friendly, helpful staff. Clean room with comfortable bed and superb view over the lake and mountains. Having stayed in 4 and 5 star hotels around the world, it seems a tad harsh that this hotel has only 2. We ate in the hotel and were given a 10% discount off the bill. Ascona is gorgeous and you won't find... More

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Zug, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Although we were not given the requested room, we accepted the upgrade and enjoyed a good night's sleep in a clean room but without a lake view. Front Office and restaurant staff were helpful and friendly at all times which made for an enjoyable (although only 1 night) stay. We recommend this accommodation and will stay here again on our... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

We would highly recommend this hotel. Excellent value for money and wonderful staff. We had a room on the courtyard so quiet and comfortable. The location couldn't be better and the food is also good.

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Delft, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

I stayed at the "Albergo Piazza au Lac" for 7 nights and loved it very much. I had a basic, but clean, singleroom with balcony and excellent view on the lake. The main building has a great location; right on lakeside and pedestrian area. There are also rooms at "Casa delle Olive" (in the pedestrian area behind the Albergo; no... More

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Address: Piazza G. Motta 29, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Ascona
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 33 hotels in Ascona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Piazza Ascona, Hotel & Restaurants 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Piazza Ascona, Hotel & Restaurants, open all year round, is directly situated in the heart of charming Ascona’s lake front. The Hotel, with a long tradition and in typical Ticino style, is composed of several houses, the Hotels Piazza and Faro, which overlooks the Lake Maggiore and “Casa Olive” house only 30 meters away in the historic and romantic village of Ascona. An ideal place for a stay in Ticino, the hotel welcomes guests in rooms with stunning views over the lake and the mountains or the small streets of the ancient and picturesque old town. Thanks to its privileged location it is an excellent starting point for excursions by boat or to explore the characteristics valleys and attractions of Ticino. The offer to the local and international clientele is completed by the restaurants, "al Pontile", "al Piazza" and "Al Faro". With magnificent terraces and situated directly on the waterfront, the restaurants suit all tastes - from the gastronomy specialties, to the typical Ticino's dishes, to lake fish and seafood, to delicious pizzas. ... more   less 
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