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Hotel Tamaro

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Piazza G. Motta 35, Ascona CH-6612, Switzerland
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Ranked #30 of 33 Hotels in Ascona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New Orleans, Louisiana
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My husband and I stayed here and we cherished every second. The hotel is beautiful and the location perfect. The service is wonderful. Breakfast was delicious. Plus, we borrowed two bikes for free. We love Ascona!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

The Tamaro is a lovely family-run hotel located right on Lago Maggiore in the center of Ascona. It has tons of personality; the rooms vary in size and style, the dining area and terrace are lovely and breakfast is very good. Half-pension that includes dinner is a great option too.

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17 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

A quaint, good old-fashioned European hotel located in front of the Lake Maggiore, hotel Tamaro is one of the less busy hotels along the promenade. Rooms could have been recently upgraded as it had air-conditioning which was great in the 35deg heat and a clean, bright bathroom. On the contrary, the reception needs some major upgrading as it's old and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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39 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Very friendly check-in and reception. Helpful and professional staff. Ascona is a very nice place to stay and it’s a nice stroll to Locarno. The hotel is located on the car-free ‘boulevard’ on the lake. Breakfast was served until 11am, which is very reasonable! The buffet breakfast was good but on both occasions there were no eggs nor meat. Shame... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2010

Last Night I was at the Tamaro Hotel, 110 franc one person one night. the room was small but ok, not my style but me grand mother would like it. I needed Internet (Wifi) they told me only in the reception but it didn´t work, breakfast was included, I arrived at 09-15 at the breakfast, coffee milk bread ham cheese... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2009

My wife and young daughter were booked at Hotel Au Lac, but after a long hot train ride from Montreux we were told they were full when we arrived. It was so hot, over 90F and I asked if we could get a room next door at Hotel Tamaro at the same price. We ended up with a gorgeous 3-bed... More 

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Rapperswil, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2009

Nice house in the old part of Ascona just at the lake. Pittoresque restaurant at the covered courtyeart, street café with great icecream. Comfortable rooms partly with spectacular view over the lake towards Italy.

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47 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2008

We booked three nights at the Hotel Tamaro as we were photographing a wedding in Ascona. It is located on the main waterfront street among a number of other hotels and plenty of bars and restaurants. I was concerned it would be noisy but it wasn't during our stay. It has a friendly independent feel and the staff are very... More 

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new york
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2007

everything was boooked, we were traveling by car through Switzerland. Wanted to stay in Ascona at the Eden Roc but sold out! besides being too expensive (didnt even quote it) Kids loved this hotel Tamaro we took 2 rooms. first night we rented a lakeview room. Breath taking but not if you want to sleep. was noisy. kids had the... More 

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Zunzgen, Switzerland
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6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2005

We were given two nights at the little "Hotel Tamaro" in Ascona. This Hotel is situated just at the fantastic lake called "Lago Maggiore". Our Friends booked room No. 66 in the quite backyard of the Hotel. Funny enough that the owner of the said hotel had built a roof on top of Room 66 and its Bathroom. So we... More 

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Address: Piazza G. Motta 35, Ascona CH-6612, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Ascona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Tamaro 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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