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Giardino Ascona

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

when booking "southfacing suite" you assume something with a view? right? not in this place! here you get a suite with a balcony directly facing into the toilet windows of the building in front (see the photo attached...) the setting of the hotel as such and the interiors are nice. reception staff and concierge are very helpful. not so much... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Although this great hotel is expensive (!) it was worthwhile to stay there. With two kids (2,4) it was a good choice to get for a suite with separate bedroom. very clean and modern room, great view (north, morning sun). Breakfast perfect, service as well. Thank you Nicole for taking care of all the kids, you did a great job!... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

This hotel has to have the friendliest service in Europe. The staff are all over you from the time you book in, to the welcome drinks to check out. The breakfast is to die for, probably the best we have had anywhere!

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Lugano
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

I spent a night at the Hotel Giardino in Ascona as I had organized there the Dinner for my birthday. First of all a few words about the restaurant Ecco where the party took place. Even if we were 42 people everything was perfectly organized it was absolutely an amazing night for me and the others guests. The Hotel Giardino... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed this stay immensely. The staff of Giardino was friendly and extremely helpful. The concierge was able to organise activities for every day, room made up perfectly each afternoon and everything was taken care of. The rooms were warm, the garden welcoming and area beautiful. Wonderful place !

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Really one of the nicest holiday hotels l have been to. Great service, friendly and caring people, lovely hotel, beautiful garden. They understand even the smallest details. They was your car window before drivjng back. This was my second time, but will definitely come back.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

The Giardino isa very good hotel with prefect service and very dedicated people serving you whatever you need. Nevertheless the hotel has something "theme park stile" – showing a "Ticino" for tourists... but this is not a critic as you will enjoy it...

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Thank Vrot
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We had a perfect stay and enjoyed every second at this Hotel. The gardens are kept extremely tidy and are the most beautiful Hotel gardens I have ever seen. The service was outstanding throughout the Hotel. Breakfast was fantastic. Enjoyed the pools, Spa and of cause the bike rides. Will be back.

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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

My partner and I just came back from 3 days at Giardino and this hotel is beautiful and perfectly located as near Ascona which is a dream. Our arrival was made very smooth and the food at the Pool bar is more than decent without forgetting the dinner at Ecco which was magnificent. The south facing room we had was... More 

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Atlanta
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Reviewed 30 May 2015

It's an oasis just a short bike ride away from port-side Ascona. Their large fleet of bicycles were custom made for the resort. Everything about the hotel is topnotch. Great service and staff, beautiful gardens, spacious and well appointed guest rooms and large comfortable public spaces. Make this your choice of hotels in Ascona

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The name that now unites all Giardino Retreats and Resorts was born here. The hotel Giardino Ascona combines a laid-back ambience, a high-level of service and charismatic design to a place of Mediterranean savoir-vivre. Breathe, relax, stroll, chill, move, marvel or simply enjoy - this Soul Retreat provides undiluted relaxation with character. At the Giardino Ascona there are plenty of gastronomic surprises with the Aphrodite or Poolside restaurants. The culinary highlight is undisputably the Ecco restaurant which has been awarded with two Michelin stars. It stands for outstanding aroma cuisine and puristic intensity, which is restaged every day through the inspired ideas of Executive Chef Rolf Fliegauf. The dipiù Spa promises a world of vitality, beauty and equilibrium and offers ample space to find peace to strengthen body and soul. With its products and treatments dipiù proves that it stands for quality, authenticity and sustainability. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Giardino Ascona

Address: via del Segnale 10, Ascona 6612, Switzerland (Formerly Hotel Giardino)
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Ascona
Price Range: €372 - €591 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Giardino Ascona 5*
Number of rooms: 72
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Also Known As:
Albergo Giardino Ascona
Albergo Giardino Hotel Ascona
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Ascona
#2 Spa Hotel in Ascona
#2 Luxury Hotel in Ascona
#2 Business Hotel in Ascona
#4 Romantic Hotel in Ascona
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Opt for a room with a balcony overlooking the gardens”
 of 5 bubbles kevinb187045, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“insist on a room with UNOBSTRUCTED view”
 of 5 bubbles SSchaerrer, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“for families: suite north”
 of 5 bubbles geojulia, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are good. If you like space, take one of the suites in a separate building”
 of 5 bubbles Vrot, 6 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Our room was south facing but am sure all rooms are nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Doda2010, 23 Jun 2015 | Read review
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