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Villa Orselina

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Luton, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, what a find. Treat yourself. It is up a mountain but getting there is easy because it is right next to the cable car which takes you from the centre of town. We drove,it does not have its own car park but our car was taken and returned to the car park for us ( chargeable) All the public... More 

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Villa Orselina O, Direttore at Villa Orselina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your great and appreciated feedback and for taking the time to share your experience with us. Your kind compliments have been shared with the team. We are so pleased to read that you appreciated the elegant ambience and our beautiful yet convenient positioning. It would be our sincere pleasure to host... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the hotel in July 2016 where we enjoyed the 2nd half of our 10 day holiday in Switzerland to celebrate our 40th (Ruby) wedding anniversary and my husband's birthday. We would like to thank you and all your staff for the excellent hospitality and the gorgeous fantastic upgraded suite that you gave us for our special 40th (Ruby)... More 

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Villa Orselina O, Direttore at Villa Orselina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your appreciated feedback and for having taken the time to write a comment on TripAdvisor. We are so glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our aim is to make our guests feel well and at home. We hope you had a good trip back home and we look forward... More 

Altendorf, Switzerland
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

What a beautiful place to unwind and relax! Parking was a bit of a challenge, however once I'd find a place to leave the car, the reception staff passed on my key and my car was taken and parked in their private parking. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. The room was beautiful! I was upgraded to a suite with... More 

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Villa Orselina O, Manager at Villa Orselina, responded to this review

Dear Beloved Guest, Thank you for choosing to unwind and relax with us at Villa Orselina and taking the time to share these memorable aspects of your stay! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the comforts and amenities of our Panorama Suite. There is nothing more encouraging, than to know we helped deliver the experiences and emotions you... More 

Geneva
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43 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We have had a very pleasant stay at this beautiful place. The view is great, the hotel's location is very convenient, very close to the Finuculaire, so no need to drive or take a taxi to go to Locarno. The whole staff is very young and very kind. Thanks to Rea from the front desk we had wonderful dinners. She... More 

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Villa Orselina O, Manager at Villa Orselina, responded to this review

Dear Beloved Guests, First and foremost, we would like to thank you for choosing Villa Orselina and taking the time to share your experience with us. Your kind compliments have been extended on to our entire team. We are so glad to hear that you found our property comfortable and appreciated its beautiful yet convenient positioning. Our expansive view overlooking... More 

Pittsburgh
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51 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We spent 3 nights at the Villa Orselina at the end of our trip to Switzerland. It was a very nice hotel. It had a nice small hotel resort feel. The staff was very friendly, and most spoke English (although around Locarno and Ascona we found it more difficult due to the lack of English spoken). Our room was very... More 

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Villa Orselina O, Manager at Villa Orselina, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for choosing to conclude your travels in Switzerland at Villa Orselina, and for taking the time to share this experience. We are grateful for your wonderful compliments of our views, accommodation, dinning and above all our service. It pleases us to hear that our team members were able to meet your expectations and accommodate the... More 

Vevey, Switzerland
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Villa Orselina is one of the best hotels we have ever stayed in! From it wonderful position above the lake, to the beautifully appointed rooms and gorgeous pool. But what really stood out was the charming charming staff, who could not do enough for us and our children. From the reception, to breakfast and down by the pool they were... More 

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Villa Orselina O, Manager at Villa Orselina, responded to this review

Beloved Guests, Thank you for choosing Villa Orselina for your family holiday and taking the time to express these generous compliments. There is nothing more encouraging, than to know we helped deliver the experiences and emotions you were in search for when you chose our hotel. Your kind words have been extended onto the entire Villa Orselina team. We hope... More 

Grantham, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights as part of a 3 centre holiday. We enjoyed every minute of our time here. On arrival we were upgraded from a junior suite to a panorama suite which was fantastic, with a large terrace , large living space with kitchen and large bathroom with jacuzzi bath and multi jet shower. Breakfast was taken... More 

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Villa Orselina O, Manager at Villa Orselina, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for choosing to stay at Villa Orselina for your 3 days in Locarno. Equally, we are grateful that you took the time to share the aspects that made this a ‘truly wonderful experience’. We are beyond pleased to hear that you enjoyed the comforts and amenities of your Panorama Suite, the views, our pool area... More 

Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

It was my second time at Villa Orselina and I spent there 5 lazy days with my husband. They have excellent facilities, really comfortable rooms, a good spa, two nice pools, pool bar and the restaurant have a great view. The only point for improvement I would say is the main restaurant, the menu is too much fancy and have... More 

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Villa Orselina O, Manager at Villa Orselina, responded to this review

Dear Loyal Guest, Thank you for choosing Villa Orselina to retreat with your husband and taking the time to share your experience and insights. We are pleased to hear that our service and facilities alike, made you feel comfortable and cared for throughout your stay. Your kind compliments have been extended on to the team. We greatly value your thoughts... More 

Paris
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Nice place overlooking the lake. Booked two rooms for 6 people. Not even arrived that front desk was asking extra money (over the 1600 CHF a night already paid) for the extra bed !! Apparently Booking.com's fault. Kind of remark you get when staying in a two star hotel

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Villa Orselina O, Manager at Villa Orselina, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Firstly, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for choosing Villa Orselina for your getaway to the Lake Maggiore region. In regards to your reservation via Booking.com, we understand your frustration and empathise, as we too did not receive the accurate information. The booking communicated to us did not take into account the need... More 

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Reviewed 17 July 2016

We came for a short stay with my brother in Villa Orselina and we had an absolutely wonderful experience! Villa Orselina completely blew us away! We had a Suite plus a double room with amazing views on the lake. The Suite is spacious, modern and very comfortable. The staff is very kind and caring and attentive to details. We felt... More 

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Villa Orselina O, Manager at Villa Orselina, responded to this review

Beloved Guest, Thank you for vacationing with us at Villa Orselina and taking the time to share these beautifully memorable aspects! We are beyond pleased to hear that your stay was ‘beyond perfection’; that you and your brother enjoyed the comforts and amenities of our two-bedroom Signature Suite. There is nothing more encouraging, than to know we helped deliver the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Il Ristorante Villa Orselina
Il Ristorante Villa Orselina
Cuisines: Italian, Swiss, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Seafood
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
To the 5 Star Villa Orselina immersed in a "dolce far niente" world of relaxation and stylish ambiance above the Lago Maggiore. A unique hotel and setting for that well-earned break, comprising 28 individually furnished rooms and suites, a wellness oasis La Spa along with two restaurants and catering facilities to round up a perfect stay. Let yourself be carried away by genuine Ticino charm - and delight in some moments of bliss on the sunny side of life! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Orselina

Address: via Santuario 10 | Orselina-Locarno, Orselina 6644, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Orselina
Price Range: $538 - $869 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Orselina 5*
Number of rooms: 28
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“Ask for a room with a view over the lake - it's worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles 792kirstinb, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Arrange to be picked up at the train station upon arrival. The funicular is not the easiest option.”
 of 5 bubbles mmth308, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I would go for floor 4,5 or 6, although all rooms are facing the lake”
 of 5 bubbles 424frankr, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“worth the extra price for a room with a balcony...view is terrific!”
 of 5 bubbles 172NaomiR, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Request a lake view”
 of 5 bubbles Docprofbrulin, 11 Sep 2015 | Read review
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