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“Perfectly located, comfortable hotel in stunning town.”
Review of Croce Federale

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Croce Federale
Ranked #1 of 5 Bellinzona B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

We (a family with 2 teenage children) had only ever been through Bellinzona to change trains, but made the very sensible decision this time to break a Swiss-Italian journey overnight in the town. It's stunning, nestling below 3 wonderful mediaeval castles. The Hotel Croce Federale itself is at the base of the cliffs on which one castle sits, right in the centre of town (which is only 5 mins walk from the rail/bus station). The staff were very friendly, spoke excellent English, and the rooms comfortable. It also has a good pizza restaurant on the ground floor, with large covered terrace for outdoor dining. The only downside was lack of air conditioning, so you need to open the windows when the outside temperature goes into the 30s, as it did when we were there.

Room Tip: The windows are double-glazed so, if it's not very hot weather, stay at the front for nice views...
  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Good location good food, very versatile menu and spacey rooms, also very clean.
Very nice location close to everything. Old Castle Tower right behind the hotel.
Only 5 min. walk from Train Station. Old very nice churches nearby, as well as lots of restaurants.

  • Stayed: June 2016, travelled on business
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

I spent four nights at Croce Federale before, during and after my son's wedding at Sasso Corbaro nearby in Bellinzona. We had our rehersal dinner there in the indoor restaurant. Everything, staff, ambiance, food,clean room and location was just what I was looking for. Illya and his staff were consistantly helpful, professional and friendly. The room had a terrific view of Casltlegrande and charming, pedestrian part of old Bellinzona. I look forward to returning to the hotel in the future and would highly recommend Hotel Croce Federale to business people, couples and families. Thanks for being a part of wonderful memories of the wedding!

  • Stayed: May 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

I spent two nights at Croce Federale in Bellinzona. I not only loved Bellinzona but I have rarely run across a nicer, more helpful and more accommodating staff than we had at Croce Federale. Olivia, the manager and her son, Elia, we incredible. We asked for a room for four people (two couples) as we were on a budget. Booking.com didn't say that although the room did have four beds, it was meant for 2 adults and 2 children. When Elio saw four adults, he immediately tried to solve our problems. He was helpful and extremely accommodating. We couldn't have asked for a better say. The Federale also has a very good restaurant. Thanks Olivia and Elia for making our stay in Bellinzona so memorable!

  • Stayed: May 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

I went to Bellinzona for a wedding and I needed a place where to sleep for 2 nights. I've already been to the restaurant one year ago (which by the way is delicious!), but it was the first time to the hotel. It is well situated, right in the middle of the city and 5 minutes walk from the train station.
My room was cute, clean and warm, but far too expensive (which is a common problem in Bellinzona).
Breakfast was good and there was a waitress to serve you hot beverage.

  • Stayed: October 2015, travelled solo
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Address: viale Stazione 12A, Bellinzona 6500, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Bellinzona
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Bellinzona
Price Range: RM630 - RM823 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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