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Grand Cayman
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The hotel has an excellent location, close to the city center and of easy access to other attractions. Ou room was lake side, so we had a wonderful view from the lake. Breakfast is buffet stile with a great variety of options from cold cuts, breads etc . I definitely recommend this hotel.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The receptionist were very welcoming and informative. The hotel upgraded our reservation to lake view delux apartment, which was appreciated. The rooms and bathroom were clean, as you expect from a hotel in Switzerland. For an apartment, the amenities were really poor! No tea maker, no tea at all! Just 2 coffee capsules for us who were 3! The breakfast...

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I have been waiting in the lobby to be checked in for a long time. Even there was another group of people cutting in line right in front of me and hotel crews didn't say anything at all. It is NOT a pleasant experience. And I have not seen it in my other hotels during my 2-week visit to Switzerland....

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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We booked a superior double room at the end of July, beginning of August. Check-in was friendly and helpful, even though we were about one hour early. The room itself was very big with two large single beds making a double and space for a sofa / lounge area too. There was also a large balcony overlooking a quiet road...

Thank martinru
Cinzia B, Manager at Ramada Hotel Arcadia Locarno, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your stay with us. Guest satisfaction is important to us and we try our hardest to make sure all of our guests have a rewarding experience at our hotel. We rely on you to let us know how we are doing and how we can better meet your needs. We have...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I stayed with my family at Ramada Arcadia for two nights in July. We booked the hotel online through their website the day before ($260 per night per room). On the day of arrival the hotel rooms were meant to be ready at 3pm. When we checked in at reception at 4pm we were told it would be another hour...

Thank Steph_BNE
Cinzia B, Manager at Ramada Hotel Arcadia Locarno, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to your review. We apologize for the shortfalls during your recent stay with us. We constantly strive to provide an environment of comfort and value to our guests, therefore, we are sincerely concerned when we fall short of your expectations. We have taken note of your valuable comments and will use these...

Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Extremely disappointing dinner at the hotel restaurant which was prepaid via half-board offer at the other Ramada located in Muraltp. Very average food (not really a restaurant but more of cantina were buffet is ok, but the meals feel like precooked and just warmed up) , no coordination with hotel about the dinner being prepaid, very insufficient service for the...

Thank kasistos
Cinzia B, Manager at Ramada Hotel Arcadia Locarno, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to express your objective impressions on your recent stay. We are very sorry to read that your experience was less than satisfying and we apologize for all inconveniences caused during your stay. We will use these comments as an opportunity for training and service improvement and we will be going over your...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights on our train trip round Switzerland. The hotel is located across the road from the lake about 10 minutes from the station, with beautiful views. We had an apartment with a bedroom and a living area with kitchenette. Very comfy beds and lovely balcony. Good aircon. Good breakfast buffet which we ate on the...

Thank JaneBoleyn
Cinzia B, Manager at Ramada Hotel Arcadia Locarno, responded to this review

Dear Jane, thank you very much for your nice rating. We are very delighted to read that you have enjoyed your stay in the hotel as well as our facilities. Kind regards General Manager Cinzia Belingheri and Team.

Kilkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Our group were attending a wedding in Ascona and were staying at the Ramada Arcadia in Locarno. The hotel is situated over looking lake Maggiore and was surrounded by mountains on all sides with cable cars to the top of the mountains. The views all around were spectacular. The staff were very friendly and helpful (Roberto particularly - invaluable asset...

Thank Tony C
Cinzia B, Manager at Ramada Hotel Arcadia Locarno, responded to this review

Dear Tony, thank you very much for your excellent review. We are glad to have been able to meet your expectations with our service. Best wishes from Locarno. General Manager Cinzia Belingheri and Team.

Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Oh what a wonderful life . . . Stayed last week at this beautiful hotel in beautiful Locarno, Switzerland. First class service from very friendly staff - especially our waiter Roberto. Our hotel room was very large, with small kitchen facilities inclueded. A lovely lounge area and the most comfy 6ft bed - a bit like sleeping on a cloud....

Thank michael109
Cinzia B, Manager at Ramada Hotel Arcadia Locarno, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for this lovely comment which has been gratefully received. It was a pleasure to read about your satisfaction and we are very glad that you had an "absolutely fabulous stay" with us. We are looking forward to welcome you again! Best regards.

Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Overlooking Lake Maggiore, close to the grand plaza, train station, the funicular to Chiesa Madonna, water taxis and geocaches. Good pool for the kids, convenient restaurant on the first floor and excellent service. What else could one ask for?

Thank Rtaylor537
Cinzia B, Manager at Ramada Hotel Arcadia Locarno, responded to this review

Dear Rtaylor537, thank you very much for your nice rating. We are very delighted to read that you have enjoyed your stay in the hotel as well as our facilities. Kind regards General Manager Cinzia Belingheri and Team.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our RAMADA Hotel Arcadia Locarno is located right on the promenade of Lake Maggiore and is just 0.5 km from the centre of Locarno and the famous Piazza Grande. Experience Locarno's many cultural, scenic and historical charms and enjoy the region's unrivalled Mediterranean climate. Locarno is considered to be the warmest place in Switzerland. The hotel offers a total of 90 rooms, which are available as one-room and two-room apartments and equipped with individually controlled air conditioning as well as a balcony or terrace. During the high season, we offer childcare, a playground, a video corner, a games and soft-play room and our pool in the garden, which is great fun in summer. Enjoy our hotel as an ideal base for your holiday plans, whether they involve hiking, climbing or e-biking. You might plan to visit highlights such as the Moon and Stars festival or the jazz festival, make an excursion to Ascona or just visit Locarno's Old Town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ramada Hotel Arcadia Locarno

Address: Lungolago Giuseppe Motta | 6600 Locarno, Locarno 6600, Switzerland (Formerly Ramada Arcadia Locarno)
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Locarno
Price Range: ₹ 11,742 - ₹ 22,813 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ramada Hotel Arcadia Locarno 4*
Number of rooms: 90
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Ramada Locarno
Ramada Hotel Locarno
Locarno Ramada
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“Lake view rooms have really nice views.”
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