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Giardino Lago

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Via Alla Riva 83a, Minusio 6648, Switzerland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Monaco
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The staff are friendly helpful, the ambiance is artsy cool but the real surprise is the excellent quality and value for money of the restaurant. The restaurant's speciality is grilled meats which are done in a special oven, (I am wondering if it's a Salamander) which is very hot. We had a filet which was from Ireland, and an entrecôte... More 

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St. Moritz, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We spent a wonderful week end in this beautiful, stylish, small and cosy hotel! Great food, nice ambiance, the lake just footsteps outside...The staff and management were outstandingly friendly and helpful! We will be back for sure!!! Thanks for everything

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Loved the restaurant!!! Beautiful location, just visited with a group of friends had a great time here! Wonderful staff very helpful cool design mix of trendy in old setting loved it!!! i would come back any time!!!

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I had spent few days at this hotel, the location is really great and from here you can have nice walk along the lake to Locarno and take buses to all the great valleys in Locarno. The hotel staff are super helpful and friendly. They know how to make you feel at home. Here, you just feel so comfortable as... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
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174 reviews 174 reviews
35 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Such a beautiful location and food was delicious. There was definitely a good choice of "cold" breakfast in between muesli and breads. I kind of missed the English breakfast option but honestly didn't ask for it. Maybe if you ask you can get it. I will definitely go back and I'm happy to tell friend about this place. Amazing

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We attending a family 40th birthday party here and hotel was chosen for us by the organiser. When we finally arrived (the sat nav could not find it) the first impression is of a very modern contemporary hotel right on the edge of the Lake. it is not a huge hotel. The reception staff were very nice. Our room was... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We have stayed in the hotel for 2 nights, and enjoyed it. On the pros side, the location right on the lake (pedestrian zone) and yet with a good closed parking; the restaurant - seems to be a bit of "it-place" in Minusio, the food is very good and service is excellent, and Sunday brunch is fabulous - book table... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Agree with all other comments - rooms are tiny. However they are also fitted exceptionally well. The food in the restaurant was excellent - definitely worth booking a table...especially the steak...probably the best steak I've tasted outside of the US. Staff were friendly and welcoming.

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Rome
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

This hotel calls themselves "boutique" which I find really difficult to understand? Absolutely nothing special what so ever.....The rooms are tiny weeny and if you have a full sized case there is nowhere to perch it and no floor space to prop it open on. For E300 a night the least I expect is a bathrobe and slippers and to... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
64 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

The hotel is located in a quiet residential area right on the shore of Lake Maggiore. The walking distance to the city is about 25 minutes. We stayed two nights in May in this modern boutique hotel. We enjoyed our stay, however for 330 EUR per night the room #104 was tiny (13 sq.m. including bathroom). This was the smallest... More 

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