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Zug, Switzerland
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Wonderful facility. Best hotel beds. Very clean and tidy rooms. Excellent food. Every staff member makes you feel like a #1 guest. I know no better hotel. The Giardino has stuck to its values and excelled from year to year. This is the perfect place to spend a few days with your beloved ones. Am looking forward to returning soon.

Thank Infoteam
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Giardino really stands out. Best in class food, amazing breakfast buffet, great facilities such as pool (indoor and outdoor), gym and soccer field. You also can rent bikes for free to discover the lakeside of Ascona. It just takes you 20 minutes from the hotel to Ascona. Their concierge can organise any kind of table a the hot spot...

Thank JuergKaufmann
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We visited this superb lake town in the second half of September, 2016 which is just the beginning of Autumn. The Giardino Hotel was just fabulous in every respect. However a special mention and appreciation of the Concierge service is a must.

Thank sbk1954
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This wonderful hotel simply wreaks of class. Comfortable, friendly and in a superb spot sandwiched between the town and a golf course. The food was fabulous and the whole experience was perfectly memorable.

Thank Clive A
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This coffee and cake experience was one of a kind,a beautiful hospitality experience nestled in the mountains with great attention to detail from all staff You are not made to feel ' a non guest' and the surroundings and amenities are truly exceptional, what a lovely afternoon..

Thank MichelleS197
New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Beautiful location on quaint Ascona. Excellent service, you cannot overstate this. The food was extraordinary. Next to a golf club. The location is nice but not particularly set to go for a walk and run into restaurants as it is a good two miles from downtown. Luxurious and romantic.

Thank Carlos P
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Hotel is very well located at Lake Maggiore (although it is not located exactly at the border of the lake). It is extremely beautiful from the architectural point of view. You can say that you have the Italian beauty and savoir faire jointly with the Swiss quality being the result very impressive. The interior gardens also had an excellent...

Thank Pedro D
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Giardino Ascona is luxury pure, in a nice cosy and elegant way. It starts with the check-in, done with a welcome drink on the terrace with view on the beautiful grounds, a mediterranean style garden with luxurious vegetation, ponds and bridges. The staff goes out of its way to make you feel at home. Food is superbe, with an excellent...

Thank ValerieKB
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel is fantastic. Since my stay in this hotel in Ascona, I stayed at their other hotel by the lake in Minusio and I can safely say this chain deserves more praise and attention. Such an amazing example of hospitality! Staff is extraordinary, food is great quality and just generally everything here screams taste, quality and tranquility. Perfectly located...

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is a magical and idyllic lakes and mountains Swiss retreat just across the Italian border. It is wonderfully located beside the shores of stunning Lake Maggiore and accommodation-wise provides 54 rooms and 18 suites, two impressive restaurants and quality facilities including a splendid spa and outdoor pool and relaxing area. It has been attracting guests from all over Europe...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: ₹ 29,255 - ₹ 44,953 (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:
#1 Spa Hotel in Ascona
#1 Luxury Hotel in Ascona
#2 Business Hotel in Ascona
#2 Family Hotel in Ascona
#4 Romantic Hotel in Ascona
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“Opt for a room with a balcony overlooking the gardens”
kevinb187045, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“insist on a room with UNOBSTRUCTED view”
SSchaerrer, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“for families: suite north”
geojulia, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are good. If you like space, take one of the suites in a separate building”
Vrot, 6 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Our room was south facing but am sure all rooms are nice.”
Doda2010, 23 Jun 2015 | Read review
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