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“A great find”
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Hotel Luna
Ranked #10 of 32 Hotels in Ascona
Certificate of Excellence
Sydney
1 review
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“A great find”
Reviewed 12 May 2010

Being stranded in Italy recently (thanks to the volcano) we rented a car and drove around Lago Maggiore. In Ascona, we discovered Luna hotel. Very well located it is closed to the lake and the old city centre. The service is excellent and friendly yet very professional. We felt very welcome. We liked the quietness of our room and the splendid view on the mountains.
If we ever go back to Lago Maggiore, we would certainly return to Luna hotel.
Dominique and Patrice - Sydney Australia

  • Stayed April 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 April 2010

This hotel is just a stones throw from the main promenade. If you're looking for a wellness hotel with swimming pool this is definitely not for you. If you want a great friendly hotel with a personal note, then this is just for you. The couple that run this hotel are friendly and gave us lots of advise on where and when to go. The rooms are perhaps not the most modern, but very comfortable nevertheless. Although central, we had no problems with traffic noise. In the evening we enjoyed a glass of wine on our small Veranda. I slept like a baby. Daily newspapers were available for the buffet breakfast. Parking space right in front of the hotel. Simply wonderful people. We highly recommend this hotel for your stay in Ascona.

  • Stayed April 2010, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank HarryBosch1967
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Maroochydore, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2009

We arrived in Ascona on a very busy weekend and most of the hotels were full including Hotel Luna, however Glenn (the owner) was extremely helpful and offered us one nights accommodation in a double room and two nights in a single room. We agreed to the one night in the double (which was a great, large room) but thought the single room was too small for us. When we enquired about a laundrette in town, Glenn said we should give him our laundry and that his girlfriend would take care of it for us! This has never happened to us in a hotel before! (Thanks again Patricia for the laundry we really appreciated it). We enjoyed our night's stay so much that we opted to stay another 2 nights even if it was in the single room!! Don't let the location deter you, it only takes about 7 or 8 mins to walk to the lake front and centre of Ascona with its shops, restaurants etc. We loved the little "extra" attentions to detail in the rooms, and the fact that Glenn was always cheerful and willing to share his local knowledge - its clear these people love what they do and they do it well. We travelled in Europe for 8 weeks on this trip and the Hotel Luna was one of the friendliest hotels we stayed in. Great find.

  • Stayed October 2009, travelled as a couple
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Geneva. Switzerland
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2009

Ascona has a reputation for being expensive but this hotel bucks the trend. The hotel is well-situated (5 minutes' walk from the lake) but far from the noisy bars and restaurants on the boardwalk.
- The decor and furnishings are a bit dated and old-fashioned which helps to keep the hotel rates low.
- Avoid getting a room on the street side as it can get a little noisy with the traffic
- If you're looking for the best room value in Ascona and you don't mind sharing the toilet/shower, then ask for the large basement room for 50 Sfr /night.
- The hotel manager takes a real interest in the hotel guests and he has a reputation for assisting guests with all sorts of issues.
- The breakfast buffet is very good.

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled solo
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2 Thank Bill658
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Wollongong, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 August 2009

Only a short, relatively flat walk to Ascona's lake foreshore. Comfortable, quiet room, although relatively small. Lack of airconditioning could be an issue mid-summer. Ample free parking. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2009, travelled as a couple
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2009

The hotel has a 2 star rating, but after having stayed at a lot of hotel in Switzerland, this hotel was by far the best value for money.
We got a room facing south on the top floor. A nice large room with a nice bathroom and a balcony. From the balcony there was a view over the mountains and you could also se the lake (in the distance). Service was good. There isnt a minibar in your room, but after 22 o´clock you could get cold drinks and so on from a large refrigiater by the elevator. prices were ok. Breakfast was standard, but for the price we payed it was fine.
If you travel with the Swiss railsystem, you take the bus from Lorcano til Ascona. From the bus stop there is a 5 minuts walk to the hotel.
The hotel is situated near a road with lots of ourgoing trafic, we didnt hear the traffic as our room faced south, but if you get a room facing north, there could be some noise.
There is a very large terasse were you can enjoy a beer or a cold drink, and there is also a lovely garden with sunchairs.
You can rent bikes at the hotel and perhaps take a day trip to Milan (organised by bus),
If you need a lot of closet space, this is absolutly the hotel for you.
All in all, a very nice hotel with a get value for money and one of the best we stayed in in our 14 days trip around Switzerland. And bare in mind that we also stayed at hotel rating 4 stars.
Remember to visit the islands of Isola Belle and Isola Madre (Borremeo islands) and Brissago islands. And of course Villa Taranto. There they have gardens you only dream of. What a beauty. Use the boat service on the lake, the view is stunning.

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled as a couple
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gold coast, australia
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2009

We travelled in a group of eight & started our European vacation with two nights at this hotel. Ascona was recommended to us by some American friends & it did not disappoint. We arrived very early as our plane flew in to Milan at 6.30 am so by the time we got to Ascona it was about 9.30-10.00. Because we were so early Glen at Hotel Luna offered to store our luggage until our rooms were ready while we familiarised ourselves with the town.
The highlight of this hotel is the standard of service offered by Glen & his partner. Nothing was too much trouble - he helped with directions, restaurant recommendations, he even ordered home delivery pizzas for us on the second night as we had a big day sightseeing. The rooms are clean & comfortable, the breakfast is good, with fresh fruit, pastries, cheese & meats, cooked eggs etc. A great way to start our month in Europe.

  • Stayed June 2009, travelled with friends
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3 Thank pebbles033
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Property: Hotel Luna
Address: Buonamano, via 28 | 6612 Ascona, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Ascona
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Ascona
#11 Romantic Hotel in Ascona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Luna 3*
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a clean, well-kept, family run Hotel with friendly and attentive service. Located in a quiet yet central area with own parking spaces. All rooms are equipped with a bathroom (WC & shower or bathtub, hairdryer), balcony, laminate floors, radio, cable TV, safe, free Wi-Fi connection. Elevator, single garage boxes, garden, ping pong, game room (with pool table, table soccer & darts) and rental bikes are available. ... more   less 
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