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

Location

Located in the heart of Ascona, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Galleria Borgo and Museo Comunale d’Arte Moderna. Fondazione Monte Verita and Monte Verità are also within 1 mi (2 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 high-speed wireless Internet access. For a surcharge, the property provides a train station pick-up service and a train station drop-off service. This Ascona 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.

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

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 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

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.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 9 PM

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 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 3.25 per person, per night
  • Tourism fee: CHF 3.25 per person, per night
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
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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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