Get an overview of this hotelLakefront hotel with 2 restaurants and bar/lounge

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
Multilingual staff

Location

Located in the heart of Ascona, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Piazza Grande, Casino Locarno, and Madonna del Sasso. Verzasca Dam and Casa Ghisler are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Hotel Features

Along with 2 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a rooftop terrace. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include self parking, a meeting room, and concierge services.

Room Amenities

All 11 rooms offer free WiFi, down comforters, and flat-screen TVs. Other amenities available to guests include portable fans, hair dryers, and safes.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. For a surcharge, the property provides a train station pick-up service and a train station drop-off service. This business-friendly hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge. Guests can use the outdoor pool at a partner property.

Al Faro is a smoke-free property.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Train station drop-off (surcharge) 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Total number of rooms - 11 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Phone 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Portable fan 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Down comforter 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

Al Piazza - al Faro - This restaurant specializes in pizza and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Al Pontile - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Snowshoeing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • This property does not allow children.
  • Kids stay free! One child 2 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of CHF 20 per pet, per night
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 5 per room
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
No rollaway/extra beds available
No elevators
Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 4.35 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: CHF 17 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: CHF 15 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: CHF 20 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Al Faro Ascona
  • Al Faro Hotel Ascona

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for golf tee times. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 2 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).


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