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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the edge of beautiful lake this lovely hotel is brilliant. Staff really friendly and helpful. Rooms overlooking lake spacious clean and comfortable with added bonus of balcony. Breakfast excellent and lots of good restaurants close by for other meals. Near station and easy walk into Locarno. Really enjoyed our trip and would recommend highly.

Thank chesboyd
2 reviews
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Everything is just excellent Location is near the station with a rear entrance giving level access to the station great when you have luggage .The breakfasts are magnificent and then there is free tea coffee all day long.The view to lake Maggiore is superb.

Thank Vincent P
Wheaton, Illinois
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118 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2016

My hotel stay could not have been better. The hotel is a modern hotel with very large hotel rooms. There was a very nice balcony with furniture; and a view that was so pleasant. This hotel also offers free fans at the front desk if you want. They also had adapters for electrical appliances; some hotels I stayed at in... More 

Thank mrsaintmarteeen
Saint Johnsbury, Vermont
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191 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2016 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 

Thank 512Dick
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51 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2016

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 

Thank John W
Asheville, North Carolina
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

Thank kathryn18s
Vancouver WA
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53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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 

Thank jocarose
Basel, Switzerland
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35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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 

Thank Riana66
Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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.

1 Thank George H
Sao Paulo, SP
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36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Multilingual Staff
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: $148 - $238 (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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“Pick lakeview”
 of 5 bubbles chesboyd, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms with view of Lake Maggiore”
 of 5 bubbles VincentP646, Oct 8, 2016 | Read review
“view of water”
 of 5 bubbles K5443AXjohnw, Jul 16, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the lake!”
 of 5 bubbles 639georgeh, Mar 4, 2015 | Read review
“If you don't like to stay offline, don't stay in the Hotel Geranio au Lac!”
 of 5 bubbles BENOIT00, Aug 11, 2014 | Read review
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