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La Barca Blu

05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a weekend in this nice little hotel in Orselina-Locarno. The comfort room had a balcony with a nice view over the lake and the bed was comfortable. There is even a small kitchen inside the room with a Nespresso coffe machine. Breakfast buffet is small but okay. Same for the bathroom. Parking garage is also available and...

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Villa Orselina O, Manager at La Barca Blu, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, First and foremost we would like to thank you for choosing La Barca Blu Hotel for your weekend getaway to Orselina - Locarno, and for sharing your valuable feedback with us. It is wonderful to to hear that you felt comfortable during your stay and appreciated the beauty and convenience of our location. It would be an...

Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 November 2014

This Hotel is great! It's quiet, the staff is very friendly and it's not too far from the town. I came as a solo-traveler for a time-out and it was very relaxing. My room was very big, the bathroom was clean and my own private balcony made me smile. The breakfast at the door in the morning to take in...

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Leuven, Belgium
Reviewed 4 October 2014

This is a lovely hotel, all in white and blue, very fresh-looking. It is situated at a height above the city of Locarno. For now, you still have the side view of the lake. I have travelled a lot in my life and seen many hotels, but I never saw this kind of breakfast: it's very original, fresh and everything...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La vita è bella! The carefully refurbished 3-star hotel La Barca Blu above Locarno-Ascona has 21 charming double rooms and 2 apartments in a fresh design all with balcony and views. Included is a delicious buffet breakfast. Nespresso machine and kettle in the room. The hotel has free Wi-Fi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Barca Blu

Address: via al Parco 2, Orselina 6644, Switzerland (Formerly Hotel Garni Sorriso)
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Orselina
Price Range: $207 - $378 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Barca Blu 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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“All rooms are at the lake side. Maybe the ones on the highest level have a complete lake view. I have to notice that there is no elevator, so if you have difficulties doing the stairs your better ask a room at a lower level.”
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