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Hotel Schiff-Battello Ascona

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Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is ideally situated on Lake Maggiore right in the middle of all the restaurants and bars. The staff were very helpful and obliging. My room was very clean and surprising large. The hotel has a cafe/bar attached to it where you can have your breakfast. It is also very close to the bus stop to Locarno. An Inn...

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Elkhart, Indiana
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Small hotel right on the plaza (you have access to unload the car). Our room was on the 3rd floor without balcony. It was large and clean with a roof window facing the lake. Bathroom was also spacious and clean. The receptionists were exceptionally helpful. The hotel is a little bit dated but I understand will be renovated in the...

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Reviewed August 25, 2016

Situated right opposite the ferry landing, so rooms have a lovely view over the lake, of passers-by, arrivals and departures. (It might be easier to arrive from Locarno by boat, than take one of 2 buses to Ascona centre.) Market stalls once a week. Statues vivantes and buskers. The hotel is simple, very clean and pleasant, a good find. 10%...

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FB Manager S, Food & Beverage Manager at Hotel Schiff-Battello Ascona, responded to this review

Thank you Graham S for your detailled feedback on Tripadvisor. We are happy to hear that you had a good time at Hotel Schiff Battello! It would be wonderful to welcome you back again, maybe next year, when you may find the hotel rooms in their new style. Best regards from the Hotel Schiff Battello team, Katharina Geiger

Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

A great stay , lovely view from balcony of lake ,room simple but beautiful and clean ,bar at front lively and fun , market on a Tuesday with street entertainers ,everyone friendly and very helpful would love to come back soon .

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battello, Food & Beverage Manager at Hotel Schiff-Battello Ascona, responded to this review

Buongiorno Sue W Thank you for your kind message on Tripadvisor! All of the team are very delighted to hear that they could make you stay even more wonderful. We are looking forward to welcoming you back again! Best regards from all of the staff, Katharina Geiger & Team Hotel Schiff Ascona

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

We came for coffee and desserts during our short stay in Ascona. A great location with excellent view over the lake and promenade made our visit joyful. Coffees and desserts tasted great and service was friendly and attentive. Next time we should try to stay overnight.

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battello, Proprietario at Hotel Schiff-Battello Ascona, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we thank you for having chosen our Tea-Room - Restaurant at the beautiful Promenade of Ascona for your stay. Thank you very much for your compliments, nothing is more important to us than knowing our guests did have a pleasant stay at our terrase with fantastic lake view. We would be pleased to welcoming you again an another...

Albany, New York
Reviewed April 28, 2015

I booked online with 85 Ch per night + tax including fabulous breakfast and free wifi. The hotel is so clean and spacious. Because we arrived in the morning, they allowed us to store the luggages even though my husband would stay in his conference facility. From my room balcony I could see the lake and the lane with beautiful...

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battello, Manager at Hotel Schiff-Battello Ascona, responded to this review

Dear Madame, thank you very much for your stay in our charming ***Hotel and for your positive comment. We are very pleased, that all the staff has done everything to make your stay an enjoyable one. We would like to take the opportunity of expressing how much we enjoyed having you as guest. See you soon with much pleasure. Yours...

Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed March 3, 2015

Immaculate, friendly, great location. Andreas was a superb host and makes a great morning coffee. Free parking close to hotel. Room was spacious with a good layout and a nice sitting area. Morning buffet was tasty and satisfying. Great price for off season. Beds were comfortable, good linens and pillows. We will be back!

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battello, Manager at Hotel Schiff-Battello Ascona, responded to this review

Dear Sir and Madam, thank you very much for your positive comment. We are very pleased that all the Staff has done everything to make possible your stay at the sunny Promenade of Ascona. The best greetings and see you soon with much pleasure, Andrea & Katia WILDI Hotel Manager.

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Reviewed September 18, 2014

Because the weather was unseasonably cold following the business portion of the trip in Zurich, my wife and I decided to take our three vacation days in southern Switzerland. This was our first time to this part of the country, and a Swiss friend recommended Ascona, and suggested finding a hotel on the waterfront. We found the Hotel Schiff-Battello via...

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battello, Manager at Hotel Schiff-Battello Ascona, responded to this review

Dear Sir, thank you for your comment, that makes us a great pleasure. We hope to see you next year in Ascona and wish you a good autumn and the best greetings from the lovely Promenade of Ascona - Lake Maggiore, Andy & Katia WILDI Manager.

Duluth, Minnesota
Reviewed September 13, 2014

We had a great room with a balcony overlooking the lake. We enjoyed listening to the sax player sitting by the lake across the street. We stayed two nights. The manager was a very gracious host and offered to help in any way. We enjoyed the breakfast that was included. We wanted to leave early the last morning and the...

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battello, Manager at Hotel Schiff-Battello Ascona, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thanks for the good review, it was a pleasure for us, see you again next year in our charming ***Hotel on the beautiful Promenade of Ascona, best regards and a beautiful autumn, Andy & Katia Wildi Hotel Manager.

Verona, Italy
Reviewed July 28, 2014

Back in Ascona for Valley Maggia Blues for 1 week with a nice weather. This time we have the surpass to see the amazing Fabiano grow up as a pretty good musician that sing his own songs with a beautiful partner and a good voice combinations. The atmosphere was really cool because the concert start at the lake side go...

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battello, Manager at Hotel Schiff-Battello Ascona, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for the review, it was a pleasure for us, see you again next year in Ascona on the sunny Lake Maggiore - Ticino, best regards and a beautiful autumn Andy & Katia WILDI Hotel Manager.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the fantastic Promenade-Piazza of Ascona the Family WILDI managed this charming and romantic ***Hotel with 15 rooms, the most with lovely balconys and lakeview, large double rooms and tree-bedded rooms 30 m2 on the court side, swiss breakfast-buffet on the fantastic terrace with view on the Lake Maggiore,homemade "Swiss-musli" and 8 different kind of bread, fruits, yogurts, ham and salami. Special offer from 3 days with free DISCOVERY TICINO GUESTCARD with 42 excursions, Garage and bicycles,the romantic ***Hotel is situated on the walking-area of Ascona, open from 8 february to 25 november. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Schiff-Battello Ascona

Address: Piazza Giuseppe Motta 21, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Ascona
Price Range: $157 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Schiff-Battello Ascona 3*
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Hotel Schiff Battello Ascona
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“My room can see both the lake and the street with beautiful, traditional European street.”
  • The lake view from my room
 of 5 bubbles 808rachelz, Apr 28, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for room with sitting area.”
 of 5 bubbles 664shirleym, Mar 3, 2015 | Read review
“Most who stay in this area of Ascona want a room that faces the waterfront. Those are preferred, but a bit higher in price.”
 of 5 bubbles ColoradoToGo, Sep 18, 2014 | Read review
“Request room with a balcony overlooking the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles StanleyV197, Sep 13, 2014 | Read review
“All the room are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles world_visor, Jul 28, 2014 | Read review
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