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Locarno hotels and places to stay

Youth Hostel Locarno
2 out of 5
Palagiovani, Via B. Varenna 18, Locarno
The price is $127 per night
0.37 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (13 reviews)

"Die "Matratzen"waren sehr unbequem! Sehr hellhörige Zimmer. Frühstück war toll."…"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019

Youth Hostel Locarno
Aparthotel al Lago
3 out of 5
Via Lungolago G. Motta 12, Locarno
The price is $195 per night
0.4 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (76 reviews)

"Great location, very friendly and helpful staff, good value. Would stay again!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019

Aparthotel al Lago
Boutique Hotel La Rinascente
3 out of 5
Via Al Tazzino 3, Locarno, TI
The price is $174 per night
0.12 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (73 reviews)
Highly Recommendable

"If you're visiting the canton of Ticino, Locarno is a great town to stay in and this hotel is highly recommendable. It's located in a quiet area right next to the old town and the Piazza Grande."…"

Reviewed on May 6, 2019

Boutique Hotel La Rinascente

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Hotel America
3 out of 5
Piazza Grande, Locarno, TI
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The price is $168 per night
0.04 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (114 reviews)
Οκ

"Nice bathroom small room .. No air conditioning no mini fridge...the room was clean with a broken fan in it. You just pay the position of the hotel for me that i stayed a few hours no value for money"…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2018

Hotel America
Garni Nessi
3 out of 5
Via B. Varenna 79, Locarno, TI
The price is $142 per night
0.78 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (217 reviews)

"Best place. To stay, second to home. All staff are very welcoming and friendly"…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Garni Nessi
EasyRooms dell'Angelo
Piazza Grande, Locarno, TI
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The price is $73 per night
0.08 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (309 reviews)

"Excellent location, good restaurant, friendly service"…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2019

EasyRooms dell'Angelo
H4 Hotel Arcadia Locarno
4 out of 5
Lungolago G. Motta, Locarno, TI
The price is $259 per night
0.34 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (402 reviews)

"Very nice place, very well maintained hotel, comfortable rooms, good service."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2019

H4 Hotel Arcadia Locarno
Hotel dell'Angelo
3 out of 5
Piazza Grande, Locarno, TI
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The price is $88 per night
0.06 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (618 reviews)
I try to avoid this hotel next time

"Positive: Location near Piazza Grande Cheap Negative: Noisy in the evening, during the night and in the morning Drunk and loud people at night From 5 to 7 a.m. someone knocked permanently on doors At 6 a.m. someone even knocked on my door and tried to enter my room. Good thing I locked the door. ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Hotel dell'Angelo
Hotel DU LAC Locarno
3 out of 5
Via Ramogna 3, Locarno, Ti
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $154 per night
0.2 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (198 reviews)

"Close to everything that matters, and equipped to give a pleasant stay"…"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Hotel DU LAC Locarno
ibis Locarno
3 out of 5
Via Giuseppe Cattori 6, Locarno, TI
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $137 per night
0.23 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (460 reviews)
Great budget hotel in Locarno

"Great budget hotel, clean, great staff, good breakfast in a very good location in Locarno."…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

ibis Locarno
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Visiting Locarno

Visitors to Locarno are sure to enjoy the shopping, restaurants, and lakeside setting. Tourists can also enjoy the city's sporting events, festivals, and archaeological sites.

  • There are 40 hotels and other accommodations in Locarno
  • The closest major airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno), 12.8 mi (20.5 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Locarno

Favorite places to visit in the city include Piazza Grande, Casino Locarno, and Swiss Alps. Additionally, you'll find Madonna del Sasso and Mount Cardada in the area.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 40 hotels and other lodging accommodations to pick from in Locarno. Here you'll find top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Aparthotel al Lago - This 3-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and proximity to public transit.
  • Boutique Hotel La Rinascente - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi.
  • Hotel City Locarno, Design & Hospitality - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.

Getting Around Locarno

If you want to explore the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Locarno Riazzino Station. Locarno might not have many public transit choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Locarno

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 59°F and the nighttime average to be 27°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 79°F during the day and 40°F at night
  • July through September averages 82°F during the day and 50°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 66°F during the day and 28°F at night
  • About 1.02 inches of rain falls on Locarno each year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 80°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 28°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Locarno?
Aparthotel al Lago is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. It is located a short 10-minute walk from Piazza Grande. Reviews from our site also recommend Boutique Hotel La Rinascente and Hotel City Locarno, Design & Hospitality as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Locarno, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review the best options available in Locarno.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Locarno?
To access more information about updating your trip to Locarno or cancelling it, click here.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Locarno?
Based on reviews, Hotel dell’Angelo is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant.
What's the best place to stay for families in Locarno?
EasyRooms dell’Angelo is a hotel with a restaurant and laundry facilities, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other options for your kid-friendly vacation include Hotel dell’Angelo and Hotel America. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Falconeria Locarno.
What's the best accommodation for a couple going to Locarno?
Ibis Locarno is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features a restaurant and a bar.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Locarno?
EasyRooms dell’Angelo is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include Hotel America and H4 Hotel Arcadia Locarno.
What's the best place to stay near Piazza Grande?
Adjacent to Piazza Grande, H4 Hotel Arcadia Locarno is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Other good options within a short distance include EasyRooms dell’Angelo and La Palma au Lac.
What about the best place to stay near Casino Locarno?
One of the top choices for your stay is H4 Hotel Arcadia Locarno, located next to Casino Locarno, and this 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. La Palma au Lac and EasyRooms dell’Angelo are other good choices nearby.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Locarno?
Aparthotel al Lago is a top beach hotel with free breakfast and free Internet. Hotel Millennium is another good option to stay near the beach. Head to Spiaggia di Cannero or Public Beach Spiaggia Oggebbio for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Locarno?
Hotel Belvedere Locarno is a 4.5-star hotel with 2 restaurants and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay.
What's the best place to stay for casino gaming in Locarno?
Hotel DU LAC Locarno is a 3-star hotel featuring free WiFi and cable TV, and it’s a top choice near the casinos. Other good options to try your luck include Hotel dell’Angelo and Garni Nessi.

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