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Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa

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Via delle Vigne 149, Minusio 6648, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Watford
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78 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a hotel with views of the lake and the Esplanade has those in spades. Everything is immaculately clean. The food is delicious and beautifully presented, and the WiFi fast for a hotel - 13MB up and 8 down when checked. In addition, the staff were friendly and very helpful. Finally, history buffs will be interested to know that... More 

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Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Esplanade as we attending the Locarno Film Festival. The hotel is located just outside Locarno but on a practical bus route that takes you straight to the station. Visitors approach the hotel through a pleasant garden and the Lobby and restaurant area are spacious and welcoming. The rooms and bathrooms are quite spacious with sufficient storage... More 

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Belmont-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We had a 1 night stay in a double room classic, priced 306 CHF/night. The hotel is a former hospital, and it looks like an old hospital. The room is small, with view on a dusty parking and a construction site; the bathroom is 1.5 sqm, with a small shower only. The room is clean, like in a hospital. The... More 

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EsplanadeHotelGM, General Manager at Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Razvan, we want to thank you very much for your feedback, we feel sorry, if you did not match your satisfaction at Esplanade, we are deeply working on our informations send to all channels and social, even on our website, probably calling us, it could have helped you in finding the best choice for you. We are on the... More 

Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I had a beautyful room with internet, the people were very kind, the food in the restaurant was great and the wellness center was nice too! They even had a taxi service to bring me to the railway station early in the morning. Very recommendable!

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EsplanadeHotelGM, General Manager at Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Carissimo Pulcinella81, I want personally, thanking you so much for the wonderful suggestions written, I will be at your complete disposal and hopefully recognising you at your earliest convemnience in Ticino at Esplanade, to welcoming and greating you, here, in Minusio. Grazie Mille dall'Esplanade GM Max More 

Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We booked 3 rooms - 2 with lake view - and enjoyed our stay. Return visitors we like the homely feeling and excellent customer service. Drinks on the terrace with views. Excellent breakfast. Nice, small, old fashioned bar. What is not to like. Well, the beds, whilst very good, are too hard for those sleeping on their sides. Pricey now... More 

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Winterthur, Suisse
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The Esplanade Hotel is a good "old-fashioned" hotel with a nice service. If you like design hotel, you will be disappointed. If you like old building, you will delighted. The only weak point was the quality of the bed, which could have been better...

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Enjoyed a great long weekend there. The restaurant terasse has a great view over the lake and food was very good. We loved the outdoor pool and used the hotel own bikes for a ride to the lake (take the e-bike... back to the hotel is up hill :)

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for two nights in single rooms with lake view. This was a very pleasant stay at extremely good prices when booked ahead. The room had an amazing view from balcony. Bed was comfortable. Room was a good size for a single. The breakfast buffet included in the rate was large and delicious. Delicious smoked salmon that was not... More 

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Tessalgroup M, Manager at Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your appreciated feedback about your recent stay at the Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa. We are extremely happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and it is a pleasure to read your compliments about the hotel and our services. Thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you soon back at... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I spent a weekend at the Esplanade in early December following rough period that left my back stiff and my shoulders in pain. I chose the hotel based on Felilin's review of the ayurvedic treatments offered by Mr. Joseph. In that respect I wasn't disappointed. Mr. Joseph is an excellent practitioner and I can definitely recommend him for ayurvedic massage... More 

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Tessalgroup M, Manager at Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Andreanne, Thank you very much for giving a rate to our Hotel and to Ayurveda masseur Joseph. We are glad to read that such massage cure your back and shoulders. It is very important for us to receive feedback from our guests in order to improve our service and product constantly. Therefore your remarks will be taken into consideration.... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

due to my interdisciplinary studies and extreme stressful works after graduation (both over 18 years in Switzerland) i was exhausted and have a plenty of health problems e.g. too high a blood pressure all day long in my office etc. I was searching for the solution and tried everything. Neither the Western nor the Chinese Medicine can help me. However... More 

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Tessalgroup M, Manager at Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your positive and appreciated feedback about the Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa and its Spa. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that after our Ayurveda treatment you know feel relaxed. We hope you had a good trip back home and we look forward to welcoming you... More 

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