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Hotel Geranio au Lac

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Saint Johnsbury, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We traveled around Switzerland for two weeks with a Road Scholar program, Switzerland by Rail. I enjoyed every place we stayed, but this was my favorite. The hotel is perfectly located on the lake just a short walk from the train station. We had a nice balcony with our room with views of the lake. The hotel offered fresh brewed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If location is important; this hotel has a great location. Rooms are very spacious by European standards. Two separate bathrooms in each room-toilet is in one and a shower in the other-both with doors for privacy. Dinner is next door at the DiVino; and the meals were good. Breakfast is served on the second floor of the hotel. The hotel... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I had a single room but still had a lake view. The front desk staff could not have been better. Steps from the train station, free bikes, and a great lakefront location. Excellent internet also, and a balcony for outdoor breakfast.

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Vancouver WA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

We had a room with a terrace with a partial view of Lake Maggiore. The hotel was very nice. A short walk from the train station. Free wifi. A nice breakfast selection, including the wonderful fresh breads. Free coffee/espresso machines all day, tea also available. The only negative I would say is that the motion detection lights on the stairways... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

We (2 families, 4 adults and 4 children aged between 10 and 14 years) spent a long weekend in this hotel. It is a 5-minute walk from the railway station and right on the lakeside promenade. Our family rooms were clean, comfortable and quiet. Breakfast was fresh with a lot of variety. One day we had to spend indoors due... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Really nice hotel with great rooms and an almost perfect spot right on the lake side. There are restaurants next door, and the centre of town is a 5-10 minute walk. Breakfast is great, and the rooms have everything needed for any length of stay.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Unbelievable !!!! No internet wifi connection in the rooms! I tried to change 4 times in 4 floors and no wifi available! The breakfast was decent and the view very nice. The manager didn't help with the internet problem and was very rude with me and my wife when we said that the hotel couldn't sell a room without internet... More 

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East Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I discovered the hotel fifteen years ago when I was a student and not so much money in the pocket. It was a very sunny January day when I got out the railway station in Locarno, went down the street and fell in love with the lake side and the promenade along it. Palm trees, red banks, beautiful flowers and...... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

went here for two nights during a festival. very pricey, but suppose that's the way it is during the event season. I had the impression we'd booked a 3-star,only to find it has one star less upon arrival. literally stone's throw from train station. very sweet lady at check-in, small but very clean & comfy rooms. lake view - it's... More 

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We were visiting Switzerland with our kids and grandchildren, and had decided to stay in Locarno for three days. The Geranio au Lac had good reviews and a great location - on Lake Maggiore and at most a block from the train station. Our room was on the 6th floor overlooking the Lake - perfect. It comes with a bath/shower... More 

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Amenities

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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Geranio au Lac is located on the beautiful Locarno-Muralto lake promenade, within a few steps from the railway station and the departure point for the Lake Maggiore ferryboats. It is 300 meters from the Locarno City centre with its mixture of main shops, department stores and boutiques located on and around the beautiful Piazza Grande. Many restaurants, cafes and bars are very close to the hote ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Geranio au Lac

Address: Viale Verbano, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Locarno
Price Range: $172 - $296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Geranio au Lac 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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