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Giardino Lago

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Via Alla Riva 83a, Minusio 6648, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely walk from the train station alone the shore of the lake and came across this gem of a hotel and restaurant The burger we had was outstanding very smart waiting staff in pale blue aprons The bathroom were worth a visit Lovely tucked away gem happy to comeback and stay

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Horgen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a great, albeit short stay at the Giardino. We can't wait to go back. Hospitality was excellent. Stag was extremely friendly and the breakfast buffet was super good. The room was a bit small but very modern and provided everything we wanted. Definitely on our short list for next time we are in the area.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We stayed here for 5 nights and loved the quiet and beautiful location on the water. While our room was very small, it was cleaned at least twice a day and the time we spent in it was very comfortable -- we loved the double duvet covers at night. We used the bicycles provided by the hotel to travel into... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

We did stay for two nights in this fantastic and peaceful place which is directly located at the lake Maggiore in Ticino, Switzerland. All staff has been extremely friendly and attentive. Interior is very modern and warm. Rooms are great with nice bathroom. All very very clean. Will definitely return.

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Alamo, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in Locarno at the new affiliated property. It's right on the lake and they have bicycles available to ride along the lake to downtown. The restaurant was excellent. I had a veal chop that was melt-in-your-mouth tender. Breakfast was included and outstanding. Great view of the lake from the restaurant and patios.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

we spent three nights at the lovely giardino lago hotel and were very pleased with our stay. the staff is friendly and helpful, the hotel is spotlessly clean, the rooms modern with great showers and dipiù spa products. complimentary bottles of water, fruit and muffins daily. free and fast wifi. great terrace and restaurant, where breakfast is also served. breakfast... More 

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Wil, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Have been there for the first time. The Giardino is a very small and familiary boutique hotel with only very kind and helpfull staff! They are doing everything for its customers, even if you're coming too late for breakfast ... they are like magicians! The rooms are little bit small...but really nice. Just one point: If sou're by car, it's... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We spent a long weekend at this great place, and we will certainly be back. We love the style and the interior of the hotel, only 14 rooms which means very relaxed environment, and the staff were very pro-active whenever any question. Don't miss dinner at the restaurant, we had one of the best dinners for a while (try the... More 

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St. Moritz, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Beautiful hotel by the lake. Great location and great design. Size of the bedrooms are 15-17 sq.m! At CHF 400/night not really value for money. Ok to stay 1-2 nights! We missed the rooms at the Park Hyatt in Milan! Breakfast is at best average (poor croissants, no selection of yoghurts etc). Wifi requires endless re-logging in - not sure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights with our 3 kids. Although the hotel does not have interconnecting rooms, our rooms were situated so close we hardly found it lacking. The rooms were delightful however a little small. The restaurant wonderful, the scenery and location amazing and the stuff helpful and dedicated. The free bikes were just an added bonus. We... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A little gem of a hotel right on the shores of Lago Maggiore, Giardino Lago is sublime and blissfully relaxed - a heavenly escape for the modern traveller. Quality of life, sustainability and a friendly service underpin the concept and image of this Personal Retreat. The hotel forgoes convention and stars, but plays up intimacy with 14 individually designed rooms and one suite that invite to dream and relax. The restaurant Lago combines a laid-back atmosphere with striking architecture and breath-taking views of Lake Maggiore. On warm days the 400 sqm Roof Lounge is the place to be. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Giardino Lago

Address: Via Alla Riva 83a, Minusio 6648, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Minusio
Price Range: $309 - $422 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Giardino Lago 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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