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Hotel City Locarno

via Giuseppe Cattori 4 Centro Pestalozzi, Locarno 6600 Switzerland
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#6 of 27 hotels in Locarno
The Hotel City is located in the center of Locarno, a few steps from the Piazza Grande with its attractive shops and inviting cafes. Next to the hotel is a beautifully kept park, through which one reaches the lovely lakeside promenade. The train station is a 5 minutes walk from the hotel. The location is ideal for those wanting to experience and enjoy the city as well as the many facets of the lake and the surrounding valleys.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Breakfast buffet
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, French, German, Italian
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asiafantasy wrote a review Feb 2020
Hanoi, Vietnam301 contributions114 helpful votes
I went to the hotel to give them the chance to get me directly and not pay commission. But more expensive... tonight i went there 21:45... even i showed them the price. But last week i stayed there for much less and 2 nights. Thx... never will be back. Lot of other places here
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
dandjNotts wrote a review Sep 2019
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom104 contributions47 helpful votes
Just spent 11 nights at this hotel, a sort walk from the Piazza Grande, the boat station and town centre. Very clean and pleasant, simply but comfortably furnished, excellent walk-in shower, fridge, coffee machine (which also produces hot water for tea) and an adequate supply of tea/coffee etc. Nice balcony for sitting out in the afternoon. Air conditioning/heating worked well during mixed weather. The staff were excellent, must mention Samira on the front desk - a really friendly person and very helpful. The breakfast was adequate, with cooked meats, cereals, fresh fruit, boiled eggs, tea and coffee machines, and the very helpful assistant in the restaurant was good at explaining our to be make the coffee. Attached is the Restaurant Perbacco where we had our evening meal - we booked through Inghams who arranged a half-board stay for us. One bonus was the Ticino Card, which lets you travel for free on all buses and trains within the Ticino area of Switzerland, the use of the bus also saved us an uphill walk to the rail station. If we visited Locarno again we would certainly stay here.
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Date of stay: September 2019
Allison Gardner wrote a review Sep 2019
Montreal, Canada2 contributions
Loved this central hotel with clean rooms and comfortable beds. Stayed for three nights and the staff were very helpful in suggesting eating places within my budget (Switzerland is very expensive). Would stay there again.
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Date of stay: August 2019
oransome wrote a review Aug 2019
Zurich, Switzerland901 contributions213 helpful votes
This is a 5 min walk from the station and 2 from the lake. It was noisy when we were there but only because there was a music event on. This chain is super good; lovely rooms, with coffee machine, very clean, very functional, decent prices, even during the Moon & Stars event. There is an excellent restaurant on the ground floor; not part of hotel, but just super
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Date of stay: July 2019
Trip type: Travelled on business
s-myluvtotravel wrote a review Jun 2019
Singapore348 contributions62 helpful votes
The hotel is well located to the train station, the old town centre, as well as the lake front. I enjoyed my clean and comfortable room. There was a coffee machine in the room, but no electric kettle. As a tea drinker, I was happy therefore with the drinks corner in the breakfast area which was accessible round the clock with hot water and complimentary teabags. Breakfast was more simple than I usually like, but was the norm for Switzerland with the usual boiled eggs, ham, cheese, breads, fruits. No cooked items per se, but a nice touch was allowing us to order the doneness of the boiled eggs, 4min vs. 8 min if I remember correctly. The red eggs in the basket were hardboiled eggs, and not just for display – which I did not realize till I saw someone eating them on my second day. The front desk staff were really friendly and helpful! I was able to check in early at 1pm, and given the Ticino ticket which I could start using there and then. Really appreciated that, as I wanted to go sightseeing as soon as possible, and I enjoyed the discounts and free public transport with the Ticino ticket.
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Date of stay: June 2019
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Higher floors would be nice
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US$146 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Pestalozzi
SwitzerlandSwiss AlpsCanton of TicinoLake MaggioreLocarno
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel City Locarno
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel City Locarno?
Nearby attractions include Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso (0.2 miles), Piazza Grande (0.2 miles), and Ghisla Art Collection (0.02 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel City Locarno?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and breakfast buffet.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel City Locarno?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel City Locarno?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel City Locarno?
Conveniently located restaurants include L'Archetto Take Away, Locanda Locarnese, and Ristorante Bottega del Vino.
Is Hotel City Locarno located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the centre of Locarno.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel City Locarno?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Hotel City Locarno?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel City Locarno?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel City Locarno?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Castello Bernese (0.6 miles).
Is Hotel City Locarno accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.