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Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Schwaz, Austria
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This hotel is very well maintained and spotlessly clean. Our garden view [read rear facing over driveway into dense woods] room had a queen sized bed and desk with two chairs. The well designed with modern updated fixtures the bathroom was small. High ceilings and hard surfaces made hallway noises noticeable in the room. Fortunately fall season guests consisted largely...

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Hotels in Switzerland are generally expensive (compared to their neighbors). And with that in mind this hotel is actually very reasonably prices – compared to what you get. We got a nice and clean lake view room at the third floor. And you should not stay at this hotel without choosing the lake view (and preferably at one of the...

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San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I checked out of this hotel a few days ago as a very disappointed guest. I had booked a room double garden view for one night on my way to Zermatt. My reservation said specifically that we would get a queen bed that was 60 to 70 inches wide. This was on the reservation, nothing I requested, simply the specs...

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EsplanadeHotelGM, Direttore generale at Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Iprasz, thank you very much for your suggestions, I am enquirying abiut you, since you did not reqiure any Help in problem solving, as usually a customer should do. I hope you are going to contacting me, for the moment I do my sincerely apologise, hopefully to getting know more information about your stay. Best regards Max General Manager

Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We want to thank the entire team of the Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa for an unforgettable time we spent outside Locarno during our Moon & Stars Festival visit. Special thanks to Juri, Claudio, Eloise and Lorena 1) Very friendly staff in any part of the hotel (reception, dinner, lunch and breakfast restaurant, SPA service, pool bar, reception desk) 2)...

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EsplanadeHotelGM, General Manager at Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Yvedon Le Bains, thank you so much for your prestigeous review, we have appreciated your consideration and positive feedback to our service and staff. We hope to meeting you one more in Minusio at Esplanade Hotels and looking forward to sharing a drink and conversation together. Best Regards Max Hotel General Manager

Crewe
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We stayed for one night at the end of an independent rail tour of Switzerland. We arrived in Locarno in pouring rain, and took a taxi out to the hotel (the hotel offers a free shuttle service to/from the station but we only used this for the journey back to the station the following morning). The hotel is quite grand...

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EsplanadeHotelGM, Direttore generale at Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your appreciated feedback about our hotel and staff. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back at the Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa . Best regards, ESPLANADE HOTEL RESORT & SPA Member of Private Selection Hotels

Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

The wellness is nice but maybe a bit small. We were a bit disappointed by the fitness without any window. Last negativ point is the rooms, they are not modern at all and look like in a hospital. Nevertheless, the hotel staff is very nice and helpful, the warmed pool pleasant and the view from our balcony over the lake...

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EsplanadeHotelGM, Direttore generale at Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your appreciated feedback about our hotel and staff. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back at the Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa . Best regards, Max Ferrara ESPLANADE HOTEL RESORT & SPA Member of Private Selection Hotels

Zetten, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night on our way back home and were attracted by the description of the hotel and its facilities. Unfortunately we were disappointed in nearly every aspect: the hotel reception (the envelope with all kinds of vouchers), the room and bathroom (dated decor, curtains that did not close properly), the spa area (no extra towels available,...

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EsplanadeHotelGM, Direttore generale at Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate the time you have invested to share your comments with us as well as other users. All kind of feedback is very welcome as we see it as an opportunity to improve our offer and services. Please be insured that we have discussed your comments internally and will evaluate...

Reviewed 5 May 2016

It is really great place for pleasure and business. I have visited there many times and every visit is perfect. Excellent view to the lake from many rooms. Very good breakfast with wide choice of local cheese and smoked meat and sausages. Very creative menu in restaurant. Very nice spa in ground floor with swimming pool in warm time. Very...

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EsplanadeHotelGM, Direttore generale at Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your appreciated feedback about our hotel and staff. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back at the Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa . Best regards, Max Ferrara ESPLANADE HOTEL RESORT & SPA Member of Private Selection Hotels

Reviewed 16 April 2016

Very short stay I arrived late and left early. Esplanade is an elegant hotel with very friendly staff. the room was comfortable with wonderful views over the lake. Breakfast was super I was spoilt for choice. its a shame I arrived late as the pool looked very inviting.

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EsplanadeHotelGM, General Manager at Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your appreciated feedback about our hotel and staff. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back at the Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa . Best regards, Hotel Manager ESPLANADE HOTEL RESORT & SPA Member of Private Selection Hotels

Switzerland
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Still a nice hotel, with friendly and helpful staff, but not as good as it was the first time we visited. They now charge extra for certain breakfast items (fried eggs or omelette) use juice from concentrate, and we had to wait 10 minutes to get a drink at the bar one evening. Still worth a visit if you can...

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EsplanadeHotelGM, Direttore generale at Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Basel Tiger, thank you very much for the review, honestly you missed to reporting the rest, free plane of eggs, with all sortes of hots combinations to be eated, the menu on the table, is for very special deals. Have a lovely time Max Ferrara ESPLANADE HOTEL RESORT & SPA Member of Private Selection Hotels

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Ristorante La Belle Epoque
Ristorante La Belle Epoque
Cuisines: Mediterranean, European
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in lush exotic grounds, the Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa rises up majestically above Minusio, in a peaceful, sun-drenched residential district of Locarno, just 300 metres from Lago Maggiore. The location is extremely refined and easy to reach yet away from the hustle and bustle of the city centers of Locarno, Ascona e Lugano. The Esplanade provides the perfect setting if you cherish peace and quiet in an alluring atmosphere - whether you are here for work or pleasure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa

Address: via delle Vigne 149, Minusio 6648, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Minusio
Hotel Class:4 star — Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 67
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Esplanade Hotel Resort And Spa
Esplanade Hotel Minusio
Hotel Esplanade
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“Lake view on upper floor if the weather forecast is good. Otherwise there are large public seating areas where you can enjoy the views.”
PhileasFoggII, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for twin beds or do not take a chance staying there unless you wear a size zero”
lprasz, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room not in the first floor right above the terrace as it is a bit noisy”
el_toro2, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“It is better to book room on higher floor with lake view”
821sergeys, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“The Esplanade is in an elevated position, so book a room with a balcony offering stunning views of the lake.”
Vaudoise750, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
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