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Hotel Al Boccalino

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Humpolec, Czech Republic
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Nice and pleasant owners. Excellent cuisine. Disappointment was the poor quality of water in the lake Lugano. Melide harms further and further construction at the expense of the wellbeing of guests of the town.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We spent Swiss Fr.360 plus taxes for 2 nights (2 adults & a child) for bed & breakfast. Were put on d 3rd floor no lifts. We had carry our heavy luggage. Bathroom had no shampoo only a very small piece of soap .Next day we had to ask for one as they didn't put any. Old towels . Breakfast...

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Spa, Belgium
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Booked the place for a rest during our trip towards Italy, hoping to relax during the evening (well with traffic jams, it became void...). The owner turned our booking for one quadruple room to 2 doubles at no charge, which is nice from him. The place was nice and clean. We had a late dinner there, fresh and tasty. Charming...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 14 October 2014

This hotel was clean, spacious and the resturant below was excellent. A little pricey but not when compared to resturants in Lugano or Paradisio. The quality and service was excellent. There is no lift in this hotel but the back entrance cuts down the stairs, plus there is only a couple of stairs in each section. The view of Lake...

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Reviewed 30 September 2014

I have stayed in Al Boccalino on 28th of September. It is written in the webpage that they have private parking place and no reservation is needed. This is not true! I arrived in the place and they asked me to put blue parking markers on the car an park my car in the public park place. I atold him...

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Woubrugge, Netherlands
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Hotel Al Boccalino has nice rooms, some with a gorgious view on Lake Lugano (we had one of these rooms). But the hotel is charming because of the hosts. They really like what they are doing so as a guest you feel very welcome. The rooms of the hotel are comfortable and clean. We could use a small parking garage....

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Sentosa Island, Singapore
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Attractive small hotel &restaurant. Nice place and from the top floor room ,you can see the lake! Unfortunately no toiletries in the bathroom !:( It was clean ,thank you for this,and the staff try to be friendly ! I think if they upgrade a little bit their service and their smiles..gonna be lovely. Breakfast was ok,croissant and coffee,butter and marmalade...

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 10 August 2014

If you don`t wish to stay in Lugano take a few minutes drive to Melide and book your room at this cosy, family running hotel and restaurant. There is some scent of eighties in the room, but overall it is charming. Restaurant serves lake fish meals and local crafted wines. Parking on the street.

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 18 November 2013

"!": A family-run hotel/restaurant which keeps authentic at that. Would recommend it if this your cup of tea: expect no shiny bells and whistles, expect certainly no corporate logo; expect personal service from the owners, expect a cozy place - and expect the restaurant to be full on Saturday night even outside the tourist season. For good reason, that one....

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Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 September 2012

We Stayed in this hotel with Family and kids for 3 nights in May 12 . The Best part of this hotel was the warm hospitality and helpfulness of the owner Ms Pizzolalato ( was an added advantage that she could speak very good English ) Another good point was its location . Walking distance from the Lake / Swiss...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Hotel Al Boccalino

Address: via Francesco Borromini 27, Melide 6815, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Melide
Price Range: $140 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“The food in resturant is excellent, there are a few other resturants locally but not many. Access to train and lake is close.”
 of 5 bubbles Lissa007, 13 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Rooms at the second floor have a great lake view and a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles piwil, 8 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a lake view room!”
 of 5 bubbles car0line_12, 2 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Higher up should mean less noise from the restaurant - not that I was at all bothered.”
 of 5 bubbles NilsF242, 18 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Rooms on the upper floor are cooler and may be good choice in summer .”
 of 5 bubbles VINAYLOGIN, 4 Sep 2012 | Read review
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