Giardino Lago Hotel, Minusio
The Giardino Lago is an amazingly youthful boutique hotel with Mediterranean rooms and a breathtaking view of Lake Maggiore. Turquoise and white are the dominant colours in this elegant retreat that is sure to enchant you with its peerless design. The Giardino Lago is unencumbered by convention, and simply does not care about a star rating. There is nothing quite like a balmy summer evening spent in the unique 400 sqm "Roof Lounge." Just sit back, let your mind wander over a cocktail, with pleasure boats leisurely sailing past you on the lake. Carefree luxury for water sport enthusiasts and design fetishists.
Hotel Price range
One night for two in a double of the lowest category during the off-season will cost approx.:
- Below € 250
- Below € 400
- Above € 400
There is nothing quite like a balmy summer evening spent in the unique 400 sqm "Roof Lounge." Just sit back, let your thoughts drift over a cocktail, with pleasure boats leisurely sailing past you on the lake. Carefree luxury for water sport enthusiasts and design fetishists.
A railway right-of-way passes right above the hotel. You can hear passing trains when out on the patio.
Location, ambience, room, service, and wine list:
6 = one of a kind
5 = excellent
4 = good
3 = satisfactory
2 = imperfect
1 = poor
6 = superior culinary art (normally 3 Michelin stars)
5 = extraordinarily creative culinary performance – often awarded one or two Michelin stars
4 = excellent cuisine, high quality, and consistency
3 = great cuisine, out of the ordinary
2 = unambitious cuisine
1 = best not to dine here
6 = unique resort or restaurant that satisfies (nearly) every need and desire
5 = top-of-the-lot in its category, as-new infrastructure, with lavish attention to detail
4 = swank restaurant or thrilling hotel with restaurant, bar, indoor or outdoor pool, gym, and spa
3 = elegant restaurant with patio, or small-but-refined hotel with restaurant
2 = harmonious restaurant without terrace or a luxurious B&B with swimming pool
1 = simple restaurant or charming B&B without swimming pool
Directly by the lake promenade in Minusio, with a beautiful view of Lake Maggiore.
Casually Mediterranean ambience.
Restaurant, Roof Lounge, private dock, bicycles and free use of the spa at the Hotel Giardino in Ascona.
Very much in vogue, this new place in the Ticino offers an uncomplicated and authentic tapas cuisine with Mediterranean touch.
Fourteen delightful little rooms (some with lake view) and one beautiful suite decorated in turquoise and white, rare fabrics by Designers Guild, and smoked oak parquetry. The new bathrooms are stocked with high-end products of the hotel's own line of cosmetics, "dipiù." There is free WiFi access throughout the house.
Easygoing, casual and warm.
Location: Minusio | Ticino
Via alla Riva 2 · 6648 Minusio
Phone +41 91 786 95 95