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fabulous 2-star hotel that could easily be a 4-star hotel
We arrived rather late in the evening and without telling my name, the owner-couple already knew who we were. The room is about the same size as a 4-star Lugano city-hotel but in addition of being... more
Reviewed 4 June 2017
First time here.
Stopped here on way back to UK from a week in Torino. Enjoyed the hotel - good position overlooking the lake. Would come again and book earlier to get a balcony. Food was good and proprietors... more
We stayed at this little friendly family-run hotel. What a fantastic view from our nice room and the shared little balcony! We had breakfast and a fine dinner on the nice terrace. Going swimming or... more
Reviewed 1 February 2017
Nice homepage but the reality is disappointing
Rooms: Very uncomfortable, poor, overpriced and without a good doorlock.
Breakfast: Very poor.
The hotel and the beach access isn't handicapped accessible and also a problem for elderly people and... more
My family and I stayed here for one week in August. Although the rooms are a little dated, they were perfectly comfortable and adequate for our needs. Sure the place could do with some minor repairs... more
Reviewed 6 September 2016
brilliant trip up a mountain!!
Went up the bucket lift what fun good price 10 euro return saw a huge snake! and mountain goat on way down been coming to italy for many years never done the chairlift its a must cheap to get to... more
We had a little difficulty finding this hotel, but it was well worth it when we eventually did. The hotel is very modern, but looks appropriate in the setting. The bedroom was a good size with... more
Reviewed 14 October 2017
best hotel in laveno
there is no construction ! the project had been finished and the location is very quite and close to the city and to the resturants - and there are many - in walking distance 2-4 minuetes from the... more
The Locanda Chi Ghinn is truly spectacular, both in terms of service and location. The view overlooking Lake Maggiore is simply stunning. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, the hotel is... more
Reviewed 8 August 2016
I usually do not review restaurant but this one is worth
The quality of the food is excellent: the lasagnette with lake fish ragout and prawns it is something which I will never forget. this restaurant is located in a little beautiful village on the top of... more
We were a group of eleven; the husband met our bus with a trolley for much of our luggage (the hotel is in a pedestrian zone). Both husband and wife speak basic English. She reserved tables for us... more
Reviewed 11 January 2017
Right in the core of the town, but quiet!
Elegant and comfortable. Recommended for those who do not like noisy and croweded hotels. As soon as you step out you find yourself in the main shopping pedestrian street. The lady running the hotel... more
This well run, large hotel in the town centre and boasts a lovely relaxing garden, hidden from the surroundings.
Rooms are larger than average and very comfortable.
Breakfast is excellent as to is... more
Reviewed 8 August 2017
Pretty and comfortable hotel
I slept there for 6 nights as part of a group tour, and therefore know nothing of the prices, but I suppose it was cheap.
The interior is high standard. My room was well furnished and nice and... more
In general, a great location, amazing views and well worth the trip but the service was questionable. When we asked if we could move our lunch to celebrate our engagegement 30 meters further down to... more
Reviewed 29 June 2017
Lovely quiet spot with beautiful views and wonderful food.
We stayed two nights in a superior room with lake view. It had a great little balcony and french windows overlooking the lake. It was wonderful sleeping with them wide open. Food in the restaurant... more
This hotel has two sites. We stayed at the old Art Deco Villa and loved it. All very low key an civilized. The front terrace where we ate when it was not windy was beautiful. Gardens well manicured... more
Reviewed 9 June 2017
Good location, very nice staff
I spent two weeks here for business. Everyone was nice, room was clean, breakfast good (little boring at the end of the 2nd week). WiFi little slow but OK.
It is located on the lakeside, close... more
We spent 3 nights here to start the holiday in Italy. The hotel was probably great in the 70' but leaves something to be desired in these times. We had with us 2 kids, but this is not a hotel for... more
Reviewed 9 June 2017
Stunning lake and mountain views
Pros: Location is the best part about the hotel. Majestic old well-maintained hotel with beautiful pool area and lakeside swimming and lounging areas. Classic elegance and view to die for... more
Clean hotel, very friendly and the location is super! Close to the center, the bars and the restaurants. We will definately come here again, shame we never have been here before! We did not try the... more
Reviewed 8 November 2016
Friendly, comfortable and central
Our room was comfortable, our en-suite excellent, the breakfast generous and the welcome very friendly. I think this is only a one star because the stairs are external. The lift is indoors, so it's... more
I could go on and on but seriously , do. not Stay in this Hotel. We had a similar experience to The Swiss Lady , when we complained at Check out, rude aggressive and racist
They moved us from a... more
Reviewed 19 August 2013
NEVER GO TO THIS HOTEL
We would like to make a statement about rude and unacceptable behaviour of personal at this hotel!!!
We were in Castello di Frino 17-18/08 and after we showed a Smartbox gift package equivalent to a... more
Feel yourself in paradise! That calm, beautiful, nice and tasty. Place, where nature and design of the hotel are perfectly combined. Take your coffee, feed the ducks. Your beloved pet can stay with... more
Reviewed 10 September 2017
The Park Hotel is old established and in my old guide book (1990s) described as being "venerable". However, though from the outside still looking traditional, inside it has benefited (in 2016?) from... more
Wonderful hotel - best in a month travelling around Europe
We stayed in this hotel for 2 nights in September after reading a review in The Sunday Times. The staff were all charming. We were met by the owner, a very elegant and stylish lady and her friendly... more
Reviewed 24 October 2017
Old Style opulence
We stayed with friends next door however had dinner at the Hotel
The hotel is family owned and you immediately felt at home
Service was impeccable
Our friends knew the family and staff and... more
If you feel like throwing your money away.. Stay here!
I have stayed in hundreds of hotels bad and good all over the world but I can tell you this Hotel( if you can call it that )! Takes the cake for the most appalling customer service I have EVER... more
Reviewed 6 September 2013
Strange but nice!
This is a very strange hotel with odd décor, however very nice.
The room we were in could do with a bit of an update (especially the bathroom). The bed creaked at the slightest move. It is a bit... more
Great quality/price hotel in a remote area surrounding the Lago Maggiore. Old fashioned furniture and equipment. Rooms with private terrace but average quality (tiny TV set from another time).
Hotel and Pool/garden have the busy road between each other. Lakeside room was therefore loud. No lakeside walk possible. Instead a nice path with high walls leading to the city is available but... more
Reviewed 13 September 2017
We stayed at Hotel Zust during our Tripp to the Italian lakes, the hotel is beautifully positioned, but is some way from the main town. However this can be walked along a quite lane at the back of... more
Nothing can be improved. Everything is already perfect. The view of lake & mountains from our elegant room, gourmet food at the beautifully appointed restaurant, sitting areas throughout the tropical... more
Reviewed 11 August 2017
Beautiful views and location, sensational restaurant
Sensational views, very pretty garden, nice little pools, incredible quality of restaurant and bar, very helpful staff, attractive room. The onlyyyy minor negative point would be the lack of a gym... more
We had not had a meal here for 13 years but this remains the class restaurant on Lago Maggiore. At Carmine about a couple of miles to the south of Cannobio, the position is idyllic.
The food is... more
Reviewed 24 August 2016
Delicious food in a fabulous position
We haven't been here in ages. I loved every single mouthful, starting from the prosecco.
Excellent wine list, it's true it can be expensive but the quality of the meat, fish and vegetable is TOP so... more
Only if you have no other place to sleep for the night
First of all the price 80 euro per night is very expensive , maybe 8 euro will be more likely. Old hotel,discussting shower,the breakfast is ok ,a little bit noisy from the steet in the night.
Reviewed 21 May 2016
Nice, Clean hotel on the road..
The owner was great help. He send us to eat at a very good pizzeria near by, found us a parking place. The hotel is very nice, the room was small but modern and clean. Breakfast was good, I could... more
Hotel Ancora was our first hotel on our 17 day tour of Northern Italy.
We were not disappointed. The room was clean. The included breakfast was very nice.
The staff was great. Setting up... more
Reviewed 17 September 2017
Genuinely pet friendly
Stayed here for three nights with our dog and found the staff very helpful. Our room was ready for us with a dog bowl and bed already in the room. Left the car in a garage near by while we explored... more
We stayed for just one night but would have stayed longer if we were not flying back the next day !! Lovely quiet quaint place. Nice garden and pool. Lovely bedroom with very lovely brand new modern... more
Reviewed 20 May 2017
Quaint with lovely garden
Stayed one night with breakfast. A large room with double bed and two singles, tea/coffee making facilities and bathroom. Views on two sides of the garden and town, hills behind, a train comes by... more
We had a great time in this lovely city & thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The room was adecuate, clean, & comfortable. The staff & customr service make up for any shortcomings that the facilities may... more
Reviewed 14 June 2014
Miserable hotel in town to be avoided
We were searching for a last minute economical hotel in the Lago Maggiore area and were not really familiar with the towns. After exploring on the internet, we chose Verbania as the only place that... more
We had a lovely stay at this hotel - views and surroundings are beautiful (a car is recommended). Rooms are a bit basic and old fashioned but clean and quiet. Staff were very friendly. There's an... more
Reviewed 3 May 2016
A lovely lunch
Friends recommended this place.
Even though there was a group present, we were served a nice lunch. We enjoyed the recommended wine and let the sun warm our soul.
The manager took time to explain... more
This hotel goes down as one of my favorites. The view was spectacular looking out over the garden and then the lake and mountains. The property has many flowers and even lemon trees. The rooms were... more
Reviewed 20 September 2017
Nice, peaceful, convenient
Nice hotel in a good location. Peaceful and convenient, with free parking and easy access to town and valley of Cannobio, and Lago Maggiore, within short driving distance to Ascona, Bellinzona, and... more
We (family of four) stayed here for 2 nights only. Would have loved to stay longer. The view from our room and the terrace was spectacular. The pool was a great welcome after a hot day or for a... more
Reviewed 31 July 2017
Simple hotel accommodation with great view and - restaurant
We stayed here for one night as a stopover to the south. They have a huge covered restaurant terrace for +/- 100 people I guess or more. The restaurant is very nice and service fast and efficient... more
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