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Hotel America

12/06/2017 13/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Diesse, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just off the central Piazza the hotel is ideally suited. It happened to be a festival of street food in the square so one evening was a bit noisy. The room was comfortable and clean, but why are there no hooks in the bathroom? The only negative point was the sound of shoes on hard floors of people arriving or...

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Ketrin K, Leiter Front Office at Hotel America, responded to this review

Dear Richard, thank you very much for your comment about our hotel. We are very pleased that you have spent a good time in Locarno and that you have enjoyed your stay. Our Hotel is in the city centre and unfortunately, when there are events it's always a little bit noisy. In the bathroom we definitely have to put some...

Indianapolis
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I chose Hotel America because of its address (Piazza Grande, no # given). That is a bit of a misnomer: the only part of the establishment fronting the Piazza is the narrow end of its restaurant, the rest being tucked in the narrow, winding, cobblestone streets of the old city. Fair enough. For what it charges, though, and for a...

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Ketrin K, Leiter Front Office at Hotel America, responded to this review

Good morning, we thank you for your comment. We regret that you haven't enjoyed your stay. The satisfaction of our customers comes first. The rooms are not very big but there is all that you need (for a 3 stars hotel). We'll take note of your comment that will definitely be useful to improve in the future. It was a...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I stayed here with 3 friends. The is a very charming hotel and location is excellent, right on the Piazza Grande. We stayed in a very nice room on the top floor which was elegant renovated. Staff was friendly and after 3 night we felt almost part of the family. We had 2 dinner at the restaurant. All 4 of...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 13 July 2016

It's a lovely hotel with wonderful food and a cozy atmosphere. Close to everything and very helpful staff. Recommended for those who want a familiar hotel with good service and a yummy Swiss breakfast.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Nice family owned hotel, great atmosphere. Breakfast room had lovely decor. The bedrooms gave a relaxed and comfortable sleep. Helpful and friendly staff. Close to good shopping, restaurang and seashore.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 11 July 2016

It was great service and friendly atmosphere at this family owned hotel. The rooms were tidy and we had free wi-fi. The hotel is very nice located by the Town Piazza Grande in Locarno. Cozy restaurant with live music.

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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

In average, nice room for hostel. Not big. Generally, there is everything you need, except air conditioning. They give you fan, if you want. Nothing fancy, but it's a hostel. The bed is big and nice. Towels and bedsheets are clean and white (if anyone's interested in particular).

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

I've stayed at many 3-star, family-owned hotels in Switzerland and this one is not representative of the typical quality of these establishments. The entire place has a dark and dingy atmosphere. The hotel part is tucked away behind a bar/restaurant and is accessible by an old corridor and decrepit lift; this first impression made me want to turn around and...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 2 October 2015

For you who don't like the big steril hotels this family owned hotel must be the perfect Place.Right by the Town Piazza Grande. Fantastic welcoming, perfect service, cosy Clean rooms, interesting cellar and in the breakfast room you can see all your favourite stars on the walls. Good shopping, 5 minutes down to the Beautiful Lago Maggiore and the Town...

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Geneva
Reviewed 18 September 2014

Nicely placed hotel and very quiet and spacious room. Service at reception was helpful and polite. Shower could have been bigger but enjoyed the stay. For 1 or 2 nights did the job well, but for a longer stay would need more storage space and a larger bathroom.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The romantic Hotel America is located at the famous Piazza Grande di Locarno that invites everyone to enjoy its excellent shopping facilities and the weekly market. The idyllic old town, the lake, the port and the children’s playground are easily reachable by foot. All the most beautiful events in Locarno, such as Locarno film festival and "Moon and Stars" are held directly in front of the hotel. This place is surrounded by the splendid mountains that can be quickly reached by foot, with a funicular, by car or with a bus. The railway station is just 10 minutes away from the hotel. The charming Hotel America offers its guests 18 design rooms in four categories. It’s highly recommended to reserve a wished room in advance to be sure of its availability. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel America

Address: Piazza Grande, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Locarno
Price Range: $174 - $336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel America 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“One room on each floor appears to be larger and may have a view of the Piazza, the ones to go for if available. Others are quite small.”
slfaesi, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book the suite with 2 rooms. Very nice on the top floor,”
FilipSwede, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room n.12 because not renovated. In addition, rooms at the top floor are difficult to acess for disabled people”
danielanostro, 18 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Stayed in the family room on the top floor. Very large and accommodated 4 people comfortably (in 2 double beds).”
frequentt210, 9 Apr 2012 | Read review
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