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4.1 of 5 guest rating
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Economy Double Room Single Use, Courtyard View
161 square feet
1 Twin Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Other room types
Classic Double Room, Lake View
193 square feet
1 Double Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Economy Double Room, Courtyard View
161 square feet
1 Double Bed 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Lakefront hotel with 2 restaurants and bar/lounge

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
Multilingual staff

With a stay at Al Faro, you'll be centrally located in Ascona, within a 10-minute drive of Piazza Grande and Madonna del Sasso. This golf hotel is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Falconeria Locarno and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Casino Locarno.

Stay in one of 11 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Take in the views from a rooftop terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Satisfy your appetite with pizza at al Piazza - al Faro, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Guests may use a train station pick-up service for a surcharge, and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. For a surcharge, the property provides a train station pick-up service and a train station drop-off service. This business-friendly hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge. Guests can use the outdoor pool at a partner property.

Al Faro is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Train station drop-off (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Food and water bowls
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Train station pickup (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 11
  • One meeting room
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Al Faro offers 11 accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Beds feature down comforters. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include portable fans and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Shower only
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Down comforter
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Portable fan
  • Number of bathrooms - 1

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10:00 AM.

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.

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.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of CHF 20 per pet, per night
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 5 per room
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

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

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property advises that guest safety measures are currently in place.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.

One child stays free

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Debit cards not accepted

Gloves are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

No rollaway/extra beds available

Property is not currently implementing any enhanced cleaning measures

No elevators

Parking height restrictions apply

Individually-wrapped food options are not available

No gap period between guest stays

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 4.55 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

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

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: CHF 19 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: CHF 15 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: CHF 20 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Al Faro Ascona
  • Al Faro Hotel Ascona
  • Al Faro Hotel
  • Al Faro Hotel
  • Al Faro Ascona
  • Al Faro Hotel Ascona

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for golf tee times. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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.

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Parking height restrictions apply.

This property advises that guest safety measures are currently in place.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

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