The hotel is everything it "says on the box". We asked for a room with a balcony facing the lake - we got it, but we didn't count on the hundred year old trees along the promenade! But it made little difference.If you want to see the lake, make sure your ask for the second floor. The room was comfortable and spotlessly clean - as you would expect in Switzerland. The breakfast was as you would expect in Europe - continental. The price was very reasonable - by Swiss standards.
The main strength of this hotel is the owner. He has to be the most helpful guy in Switzerland. He was full of good tips and advice, and did everything he could to make our stay enjoyable. For example, when I asked where we could hire bikes, he lent us two bikes for free and showed us the best cycling routes, and recommended which lido's to swim at.
We would definitely stay there again.
- 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
- Also Known As:
- Hotel Schiff Battello Ascona