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Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stayed here for one week. Hosts are very helpful, cheery but unobtrusive so not always asking 'what are you doing today' or 'where have you been today' and will engage with you if you invite them. Our room was at the top of some stone steps and overlooked the small courtyard where breakfast and dinner is served. If rain...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Great location! Chris and Stephanie are lovely. Our room (#1) was unexpectedly large and quite comfortable. The breeze was enough to keep the room cool, along with the ceiling fan. Breakfast was good, the bed was comfortable. Cute neighborhood, easy walk from the bus stop. Definitely recommend!

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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Just off of the main promenade you will find Antica Posta quietly sitting on a cobbled street just waiting to welcome you. I stayed for two nights with my dog on the way to Italy. Our room overlooked the courtyard, was spotlessly clean with a good strong shower and comfy bed. I found the hotel easily, unpacked my bags and...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The owners taking very much care about everything and it is very cosy and nice. The location is perfect in the middle of the old town of Ascona around 150 Meters from the Lake promenade away. The rooms are big enough and even if there is some noise (One room is in opposite of a bar on the other side...

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Stephanie B, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Antica Posta, responded to this review

Dear guests thank you very much for your kind stay in our hotel and for your trust. We are happy you did enjoy your stay with us and thank you for your lovely review and for your time. Thank you so much. As we are located in the old town we do have some rooms to the lane also, but...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 31 August 2014

The hotel is situated inmiddle the picturesque town of Ascona. We only stayed for one night and were impressed by the personal and friendly touch of the owners. We enjoyed the lovely, clean and spacious rooms and a rich breakfast.

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Stephanie B, Manager at Hotel Antica Posta, responded to this review

Dear Family Z. we thank you very much for your kind stay in our hotel and for your trust. It is a pleasure to hear you have enjoyed your stay with us and we thank you for your wonderful valuation. It was a pleasure to be your hosts and would be pleased to welcoming you again at the Antica Posta...

Nice, France
Reviewed 2 June 2014

I read a review which said something like "a restaurant with rooms" and I think that's a good summary. Anywhere else and I would say it was greatly overpriced, but this was my first time in Switzerland and I was prepared to grin and bear it. There are steep outside steps to the rooms and ours was clean and comfortable...

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Stephanie B, Manager at Hotel Antica Posta, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Rossini we thank you very much for having chosen our hotel and we are pleased you have enjoyed your stay. Also we would like to thank you that you have stayed in our restaurant to enjoy dinner, and we are glad you did appreciated it. We wil be pleased to transmit your compliments to our kitchen chef. We...

Reviewed 12 September 2013 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at this hotel last week. The owners Stephanie and Christoph are delightful The hotel is very well managed. We ate one night and the food was very good, however the breakfasts in my opinion lack imagination. Even allowing the hotel is in Switzerland it is quite expensive for what it is.

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Stephanie B, Manager at Hotel Antica Posta, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Higgieboy we thank you very much for having chosen Antica Posta and for your trust. As a very small family hotel we take personally care of the well-being of our guests with a lot of dedication and passion. It is very important to us that our guests do enjoy their stay and we are always very glad to...

Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 13 August 2013

We visited a friend in Ascona and booked this lovely hotel. The hotel is easy to find. Stephanie and Christoph are very friendly. We arrived pretty early and left our luggage at the reception. The room is clean, bright and have everything you need. The breakfast was good. Since we were visiting a friend, we were out most of the...

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Stephanie B, Manager at Hotel Antica Posta, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. L. thank you very much for your kind stay in our hotel and for your trust. We are happy to hear you did enjoy your stay at the Antica Posta and in Ascona. It would be a pleasure to welcoming you in our restaurant next time as well and we thank you for the lovely words and compliments...

London
Reviewed 1 August 2013

This is a terrific hotel, in the centre of Ascona. The staff are absolutely charming and our room was very large, bright and clean. The bathroom was a bit on the small side however, and had been oddly configured in proportion to the bedroom. Our only criticism was the coffee at breakfast which was not only incredibly strong but was...

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Stephanie B, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Antica Posta, responded to this review

Dear Guest we are glad, you had a pleasant stay in our hotel, We thank you for having choosen the Antica Posta and for your trust. We are sorry you did not enyoy the cream. In Switzerland we use to have "coffee cream" in this little portions, but we are always pleased to serve also a can of fresh milk...

brisbane
Reviewed 15 November 2012

We stayed 2 nights at Albergo Antica Posta in October 2012, what a lovely hotel right in the centre of the old part of town, our room was great and surprisingly big. Dinner in the restaurant was really good and breakfast good too.The hosts, Stephanie and Christhoph were most welcoming and helpful. I would deffinately recommend this hotel to anyone...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is located in the heart of the old town and was built in 1626. We dispose of a few lovely furnished rooms, a comfortable restaurant and a romantic courtyard, where to enjoy the summertime under the shadow of an old vine. All our 9 rooms are accessible by using different stairs and located all around the building. We have rooms towards the cortyard (quite), towards Via Borgo and to the little lane. The rooms are all furnished with affection and equipped with shower /WC, TV, W-Lan, hairdryer and a little safe. The rooms to the lane's have soundproofed windwows and a ceiling fan."Friendliness conquers hearts"With a lot of passion for your profession and a lot of care for details we could create a friendly and courteous ambiance, which is very appreciated by our guests. Relax and enjoy our hospitality! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Antica Posta

Address: contrada Maggiore 4, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Ascona
Price Range: $175 - $341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Antica Posta 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Rooms are up steep outside stone steps so are not easy for the infirm. Our room had no outlook to speak off.”
 of 5 bubbles luigirossini, 2 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Keep in mind rooms are up stairs with access by stairs only”
 of 5 bubbles FayeA242, 16 Oct 2012 | Read review
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