Hotel Giardino  5 stars

Viale B. Papio 1, Ascona, Switzerland, CH-6612  show mapSave
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Overview

Romantic and sumptuous Hotel Giardino is a well-known five-star hotel positioned 4km from the heart of Ascona. Rich Mediterranean-styled villa built in 1986 houses 77 accommodations in the main building and in the Casa Rosa. Dipiù Spa By Giardino offers guests indoor swimming pool and sauna, fitness studio, body treatments and massages. Also there is cookery courses and children area. The hotel features two luxurious restaurants and two modern bars. Charming garden with wonderful lily pond will surprise every guest. Hotel Giardino offers high-class facilities for organization of wedding and birthday celebrations, business conferences and banquets. Being awarded as the hotel of the year and the best Swiss hotel for many times it is a perfect place to relax and forget about routine problems.

The hotel staff speaks English, Deutch, French, Spanish, Italiano.

Year renovated   2009.  Number of rooms   77.

Exquisite Hotel Giardino is located on Via del Segnale 10. It is 4km from SW of Locarno and 42km from NW of Lugano airports. The Lake Maggiore marina is just few steps away from the hotel. Also nearby there are 13 golf courses, mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, sailing, water-skiing, diving, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, skiing and flying club.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 1.3km
  • Airport: Lugano - 18.8km, Varese - 46.1km
  • Train Station: Locarno San Antonio - 2.1km, San Nazzaro - 2.2km
  • Bus stop - 1.4km

Rooms

Elegant and stylish hotel offers its guests 54 Double Rooms, 16 Suites, two Junior Suites and five Apartments positioned in the main building, Casa Rosa or Residenza Giardino. All bedrooms are with a terrace or a balcony and represent Mediterranean design with earth-coloured tones, old wood parquet flooring, colorful fabrics and first-class furniture. Amenities include a mini-bar, flat screen TV, DVD player, radio, Wi-Fi, room safe, air conditioning system, hair dryer, body care products from Dipiù Cosmetics, bathrobes and slippers. Double Rooms feature nice bedroom with small sitting and working areas and bathroom, Junior Suites have separate sitting area and Suites consists of a cozy bedroom and spacious living room. Apartments have one or two bedrooms, well-furnished living room/dining room with fully-equipped kitchenette.

Dining options

Dining options of this luxury hotel are represented by Restaurant Aphrodite and Restaurant Ecco, Pool Bar and Lounge Bar. Restaurant Ecco is famous for its Chef Rolf Fliegauf awarded by two Michelin stars and serves exquisite dishes inspired by nature. Restaurant Aphrodite works under Alexander Hausherr and serves Mediterranean, French and Italian cuisine. Lounge Bar features fine drinks and charming jazz piano music, while Pool Bar - Mediterranean antipasti and salad buffet, meat and fish.

At the hotel Giardino guests are invited to a buffet breakfast served for free. 

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from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of CHF 170 per night/person for extra beds. 
Pets

Pets are allowed on request

Facilities

General
  • Parking
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Concierge desk
  • Tour desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is CHF 25 per day.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Massage services
  • Limousine service
  • Butler service
Dining facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
  • Children's play area
  • Children's pool
  • Game room
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Miniature golf
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Exercise gym
  • Golf
  • Fitness center
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Terrace
  • Radio
  • Mini bar
  • Hair dryer

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Elegant and stylish hotel offers its guests 54 Double Rooms, 16 Suites, two Junior Suites and five Apartments positioned in the main building, Casa Rosa or Residenza Giardino. All bedrooms are with a terrace or a balcony and represent Mediterranean design with earth-coloured tones, old wood parquet flooring, colorful fabrics and first-class furniture. Amenities include a mini-bar, flat screen TV, DVD player, radio, Wi-Fi, room safe, air conditioning system, hair dryer, body care products from Dipiù Cosmetics, bathrobes and slippers. Double Rooms feature nice bedroom with small sitting and working areas and bathroom, Junior Suites have separate sitting area and Suites consists of a cozy bedroom and spacious living room. Apartments have one or two bedrooms, well-furnished living room/dining room with fully-equipped kitchenette.

Double Room
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Hotel Giardino Double Room
Hotel Giardino Double Room
Hotel Giardino Double Room
Bed type: Two Single Beds
Size: 34m2
View: Countryside view, Garden view

Double Room Morning Sun - 34sqm (366sqft) - 2 Single Beds - Countryside View - Balcony - Free WLAN - Air Conditioning - Shower and Bathtub - Minibar - Flatscreen TV - DVD Player - Radio - Room Safe - Hairdryer - Dipiù Spa by Giardino Bathroom Amenities - Bathrobe & Slippers

Room facilities
    Spa One-Bedroom Suite
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    Hotel Giardino Spa One-Bedroom Suite
    Bed type: Two Single Beds
    Size: 70m2

    Suite South - 70sqm (753sqft) - 2 Single Beds - Various Views - Balcony - Free WLAN - Air Conditioning - Separate Bedroom and Living Room - Shower and Bathtub - Separate WC - Minibar - Flatscreen TV - DVD Player - Radio - Room Safe - Hairdryer - Dipiù Spa by Giardino Bathroom Amenities - Bathrobe & Slippers - Espresso Machine is Available

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      What's nearby

      Attractions for Tourists
      • Galleria Borgo
        1.7km
      • Galleria AAA
        1.7km
      • Josef Kurfis
        1.7km
      • Madonna del sasso
        2.8km
      • Cardada Impianti Turistici
        2.8km
      • Municipio di Orselina
        3.2km
      Popular areas
      • City Center
        1.2km
      Amusement
      • Cinema Otello
        1.6km
      Museums
      • Museo Casa Anatta
        2.2km
      Parks
      • Lido Patriziale
        900 m
      • Monte Verità
        2.4km

      Local Attractions

      • Lido Locarno
        1.7km
        Via Respini 11, Locarno
      • Piazza Grande
        2.2km
        Piazza Grande, Locarno
      • Casino di Locarno
        2.3km
        Largo Zorzi 1, Locarno
      • Fondazione Monte Verita
        2.3km
        Via Collina 84, Ascona
      • Verzasca Dam
        2.4km
        6646 Tenero-Contra, Locarno

      Near the hotel

      • Falconeria Locarno
        1.2km
        Via delle scuole 12, Locarno
      • Lago Maggiore
        1.3km
        Switzerland

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Ecco

        85% likes this, based on 53 reviews
        Food: Delicatessen

        40 m
        Via del Segnale, 10
      • Aphrodite - Albergo Giardino

        71% likes this, based on 31 reviews
        Food: Italian, Winery
        Price Range: USD 36 - USD 121

        40 m
        Via Segnale 10

        Phone: +41 91 785 88 88

      • Locanda Barbarossa

        81% likes this, based on 23 reviews
        Food: Italian, Swiss
        Price Range: USD 26 - USD 131

        280 m
        Castello del Sole
      • Delta Beach Lounge

        63% likes this, based on 38 reviews

        740 m
        Via Lido 82

        Phone: +41 (0)91 791 40 60

      • Ticinella

        62% likes this, based on 40 reviews
        Food: Italian

        1.2km
        Via Vorame 86

        Phone: +41 (0)91 791 30 65

      Getting there.

      From Lugano Airport (45.2km - about 46 minutes) head south, turn right toward Via Fausto Coppi, turn left onto Via Fausto Coppi, tt the roundabout, take the first exit onto Via Lugano, slight right onto Strada Regina, go through two roundabouts, continue straight onto Via Cantonale, turn right at Street Costa, merge onto A2/E35 via the ramp to San Gottardo/Bellinzona, partial toll road, take exit 48 toward Monte Ceneri, merge onto Route 2, slight left onto Via Monte Ceneri, at the roundabout, take the second exit onto Via Stazione, go through one roundabout, continue onto 406, go through two roundabouts, at the roundabout, continue straight onto Via Monte Ceneri, continue onto Cadepezzo, at the roundabout, take the first exit onto Via Monte Ceneri, continue onto Street Cantonale, at the roundabout, take the second exit onto A13, merge onto A13, exit onto Via Locarno, go through one roundabout, turn left onto Via Pascolo, continue onto Via Aerodromo, slight left onto Via delle Querce, take the 1st left onto Via Muraccio, slight right to stay on Via Muraccio, continue onto Via del Segnale. Hotel Giardino will be on the right.

      Hotel Giardino Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Giardino

      Average guest rating

      9.6
      out of 10
      Exclusive
      Based on 52 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Location
      9.4
      Rooms
      9.9
      Service
      9.7
      Value
      9.1
      Dining
      9.2

      Individual guest reviews

      • Airy renovated rooms and beautiful gardens.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          10.0
        • Rooms
          10
        • Service
          10
      • The hotel is in a quiet oasis inland from the lake in ascona, the rooms are very design, very clean and bright.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          9.0
        • Rooms
          10
        • Value
          8
      • Luxurious spa/hotel on the lago di maggiore, the staff very professional and everything, the rooms, the food, the service are simply the best.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          9.4
        • Rooms
          10
        • Service
          10
        • Value
          8
      • A wonderful place and the service is perfect and extremely friendly. The gardens are delightful, the food amazing,and the staff superb.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          9.0
        • Service
          10
        • Value
          8
      • Beautiful hotel, the staff were wonderful.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          10.0
        • Service
          10
        • Value
          10
      • Superb hotel, the staff had a great sense of service.

        The room was fairly large – probably about 30 square meters –.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          10.0
        • Rooms
          10
        • Service
          10
        • Value
          10
      • Fantastic atmosphere and great staff. Pleasant rooms and wonderful food. The wine tasting was superb.

        The bar never felt empty like is sometimes in other hotels.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          9.6
        • Rooms
          9
        • Service
          10
        • Value
          9
        • Dining
          10
      • The rooms are nice and clean and has the feel of a Mediterranean hotel, all staff speak better English than you do. Restaurants are amazing.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          8.0
        • Service
          10
        • Value
          6
      • Hotel staff extremely friendly and excellent service. The room is very fresh and the manicured garden is an oasis and the outdoor lounge invites for a drink.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          9.6
        • Rooms
          10
        • Service
          10
        • Value
          9
      • Restaurant area were lovely and service was at its best and very helpful in all parts of the hotel. The rooms were newly renovated, spacious and comfortably modern, food was good.

        Not worth the money possibly.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          9.0
        • Location
          10
        • Rooms
          10
        • Value
          7
      • Excellent service and airy renovated rooms. A brilliant poolside grill and large wealthy Swiss or Germans. Spa is superb.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          10.0
        • Rooms
          10
        • Service
          10
      • Pleasant rooms, wonderful food and embedded in well maintained Mediterranean influenced grounds. Outdoor pools and a gym.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          8.6
        • Rooms
          9
        • Service
          8
      • The rooms are nice and clean, restaurants are amazing, turndown etc. The New spa is FANTASTIC.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          10.0
        • Rooms
          10
        • Service
          10
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