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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

This hotel is not only too expensive: a noisy street passes between the hotel and the lake. The worst about it however was the bad smell of smoke. Even though we kept the window open all night, the smell passed from the entry hall and stairs area to our room. Also the bedsheets and towels smelled very bad.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

I was traveling to Lugano, but I reached only Melide with hitchhike. I have to admit, it was by chance!!! :D I spent only one night in the hotel, but I arrived really late - at 22:30 p.m. I was really tired and only hoped that my bad English will be clear enough to ask for a room for that... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

The hotel is perfectly situated for a relaxing vacation away from busy regular life. It is located literally right across from the clear Lake Lugano, with a cozy and fun dock to sunbathe and swim off of. Great for family and couples alike. The scenes at sunset are stunning, with the mountains perfectly framing the lake. Colors like in a... More 

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Surrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

The hotel is in a lovely central location in Melide which is only a very small town with very few places to eat, so a car is useful, or if you prefer not to lose your parking space of which there only a few allocated to the hotel, the bus service into Lugano and other areas is very good. The... More 

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Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2011

The hotel was filthy, the carpets had stains and holes, the bath wasn't clean. Very noisy, because of the road just beside the hotel. Breakfast was good, the view from the window - terrific!

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schleec, Front Office Manager at Hotel Garni Battello, responded to this review

We're very sorry you didn't have a good time in our hotel. We're always trying our best to satisfy our customers. We got renovation work in 2008 and in 2011 to improve the best we can and we will continue to do our best as much as we can. More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2010

We stayed here for one night this past September (on our way to Sion) and the view was wonderful. Our room had french doors that opened onto a balcony with a beautiful view of the lake. We sat there with a glass of wine in the evening. The room seemed recently renovated, clean and nicely decorated. The breakfast was the... More 

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schleec, Front Office Manager at Hotel Garni Battello, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very nice review and your beautiful pictures. We're are glad you had a great time in our Hotel. In 2008 we renovate the room you were staying, along with other 6. This year we got other 10 rooms renovated, we always try to improve ourself and our bulding. We hope to have the chance... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2010

We visited the hotel in August 2010.....just as a stop over for 2 nights on our way from France to Prague. The hotel is located in Melide, the location is excellent if you want to explore Lugano region. The hotel itself, however, is very dated. The rooms are clean but rather dull....treat just as a place to sleep over. Good... More 

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schleec, Front Office Manager at Hotel Garni Battello, responded to this review

We're very sorry you didn't have the best time in our Hotel. We're a family running business and always trying to safisfy our customers as much as we can. This winter we renovated 10 rooms, we try to improve and get better every year. More 

Perth, Western Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2009

We stayed at this Hotel for only one night, but wish we could have stayed longer. It is more on the lines of serving only bed and breakfast, but the location is outstanding and the breakfast is really good. I am a Coeliac (no gluten in the form of wheat, oats, etc) and the family Borestyn looked after me really... More 

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schleec, Front Office Manager at Hotel Garni Battello, responded to this review

What a wonderful review! We thank you very much for charing your experience. We coudn't be happier reading that you had a great time in our hotel. We always try to do our best to satify our customer wishes. We hope to meet you again soon. God bless you. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Hotel Garni Battello

Address: lungolago Giuseppe Motta 30, Melide 6815, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Melide
Price Range: $120 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Garni Battello 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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