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Al Faro, Ascona

3.5 stars
Piazza G Motta 27AsconaTI6612Switzerland, 800-491-6126
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Good3.9 / 5
Location
Great location
Service
Fantastic service
Comfort
More comfort would be nice
Amenities
Amenities are not the best
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Al Faro, Ascona

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

from $92
  • Classic Double Room, Mountain View
  • Economy Double Room Single Use, Courtyard View
  • Economy Double Room, Courtyard View

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 11 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • One child (2 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only) *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 5 per room

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Transfers

  • Train station pickup *

Parking

  • Self parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Also known as

  • Al Faro Ascona
  • Al Faro Hotel Ascona

Policies

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.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Parking height restrictions apply.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for golf tee times and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 3.25 per person, per night
  • Tourism fee: CHF 3.25 per person, per night

Optional extras

Self parking costs CHF 15 per night with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CHF 17 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CHF 20 per pet, per night

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
Working away
  • One meeting room
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace

In the room

Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 28-inch flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

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.

Recreation

Nearby

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

Al Faro, Ascona’s small print

Also known as

  • Al Faro Ascona
  • Al Faro Hotel Ascona

Policies

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.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Parking height restrictions apply.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for golf tee times and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 3.25 per person, per night
  • Tourism fee: CHF 3.25 per person, per night

Optional extras

Self parking costs CHF 15 per night with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CHF 17 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CHF 20 per pet, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Recent reviews

Good 3.9 /5 from 19 reviews

Al Faro, Ascona
Good3.0 / 5
Bed not good.But ok. Nice staff.
1 night romance trip
Al Faro, Ascona
Excellent4.0 / 5
Relaxing week end stay
Al Faro by the lake has an old world charm with modernised rooms. We have stayed here several times and prefer the rooms with balcony with lake views. The stays at Al Faro has always been very nice
2 night romance trip
Al Faro, Ascona
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Great weekend getaway
It was a fantastic place to stay at. We used Ascona as our base of operations to drive out to lots of different places each day. The hotel has a parking service for 15 CHF per day at an underground parking 5 min walk away. The wifi is free and has a strong signal (strong enough to stream Netflix and iTunes movies). The breakfast was delicious and varied. The beds are comfortable and warm (only suggestion: ask for a second pillow if you need it). The room is sparsely decorated but it has everything you need. The bathroom is modern and clean, very hot water which is great after a long day. It's worth paying a little extra to have a room with a balcony view so you can sit outside and enjoy the sunshine. That said, you can also pop downstairs to the bar/restaurant that looks onto the piazza / quay too. The hotel staff all speak English and German, so even if you try your basic Italian, they will reply in something you can speak :)
3 night trip with friends

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Al Faro, Ascona

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