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Hotel Forni Airolo

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via della Stazione 19, Airolo 6780, Switzerland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Have stayed here over the years and not as good as it used to be. Rooms and bathrooms, whilst clean, need to be updated. Rooms at front overlook railway track and tend to be noisy. Breakfast used to be superb, but now a lot less choice available. No more home made jams but standard supermarket stuff - a sign perhaps... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We picked the Hotel Forni after searching TripAdvisor as we were looking for an overnight stop on the way from the Uk to the Italian Lakes. In particular we wanted a hotel on the Italian side of the St Gotthard Tunnel as we were travelling on a Sunday and thought there might be long delays on a Monday morning at... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Stayed here by accident when the company I work for, the removal lorry broke down just outside on our way down to Italy. Opened up for us at 2am, was clean, comfortable and friendly! Amazingly beautiful place, I will return for a ski holiday, very tranquil! :)

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Mount Olive, New Jersey
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20 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

I found the Hotel Forni by accident while driving to Italy and stayed 3 nights (1 going and 2 on the return), the owner was pleasant, the food enjoyable (he has a french chef that is incredible) and most enjoyable was the wine cellar filled with Swiss, french and Italian reds. They were very helpful in finding the right wines... More

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

Hotel Forni s a good hotel for travellers to Italy, but for most Europeans expensive, due to the high exchange rate of the Swiss Franc. The Swiss Italian kitchen is very good. The rooms are spacious, the staff is friendly and the location, nearby the Gotthard pass, is excellent. In the morning you can drive quickly through the tunnel, normally... More

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Sydney
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2010

If you want to get away from it all, like I did, this is the place! It is a small family run hotel in the Italian area of Switzerland at the foot of the Gottard Pass. It has a bar & restaurant that is very popular with the locals. The food was amazing & they had a extensive wine menu.... More

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Basel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2009

This was a stopover hotel on our trip back from Lake Como and although the room was small, smelled of smoke (non-smoking room) and was very dated, the dinner in the hotel restaurant more than made up for this. We had a delicious romantic meal in the hotel (which cost as much as the room) with a lovely carafe of... More

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Belgium
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2008

We stayed in hotel Forni for one night as we wanted to cut our trip from Tuscany toward home in half. The hotel is situated near the Gottard tunnel and pass. We booked a 4 persons room via swiss budget hotels website. When we arrived we found a clean, nice hotel with a friendly staff. We stayed in room 42... More

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Tahiti, French Polynesia
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235 helpful votes 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2007

Our family of 4 just spent one night at Minotel Forni in room # 25. We loved the convenience: just a few steps from the Airolo train/bus station (departure point for hiking, skiing or sightseeing areas). The room is simple yet very comfortable, nicely arranged and clean. Staff is friendly. We also loved their wonderful, typical Swiss breakfast with delicious... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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29 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2004

We stayed at the Forni to begin a hiking trip through the Ticino region. It was the perfect beginning to a perfect trip. The hotel's rooms were sizeable by Swiss standards. They were decorated in a Swiss chalet motif and consequently were very quaint and cozy. The hotel's restaurant was excellent - it is upscale and attracted a lot of... More

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Address: Via della Stazione 19, Airolo 6780, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Ticino > Airolo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Forni Airolo 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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