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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I first stayed at the Esplanade in 1979, when my parents came to stay at my home in Geneva and I wanted to take them down to the beautiful Ticino. The hotel has been extensively revamped since then, but although it is now well-equipped for the 21st Century visitor, I love the fact that it has been done with great...

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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

Emmen, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 November 2015

we had a great family weekend here. Together we booked 2 family rooms (junior suites), a single and a double room. The family rooms (suites) have a living room with sleeper sofa and they added another bed in this room. Then there is a separate bedroom and a bathroom. All of our rooms also have a balcony with phantastic views...

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

Dear Philippe, thank you so much for the great review. We agree completely with you. The restaurant needs an Help from the property. We will take your comments over as advice. I hope to meeting you once more here, Best regards Max Ferrara GM

Canton of Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Rooms were excellent. Perfect organisation. The whole team of us enjoyed the stay at Hotel Esplanade. People were very friendly and stayed at disposal for all our needs.We had a pleasant stay with beautiful memories.

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

Dear Mekala, it has been our pleasure meeting you and enjoying your Group and Team. We really hope to welcoming you all back here in Minusio, it will be an huge pleasure for us. Looking forward to meeting you once again, we remain Best regards Max Ferrara General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is a very nice hotel with big rooms & a great view over the lake, it`s a very peaceful & relaxing place to stay in a nice area, there is a kettle in the room with tea & coffee everyday & a free mini bar. The pool is a good size & nicely heated. The hotel staff are friendly...

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

Dear Martin P, it is a very special "Thank You" very much, for the lovely feed back left. We are enjoying the job and welcoming guest as You here in Minusio. We hope to meeting you, here at Esplanade again, we remain My best regards Max General Manager

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Overall very positive experience. Helpful an attentive staff and lovely pool overlooking the lake. We had a room with a balcony overlooking the lake. It was modest by today's resort standards but was clean & comfortable. The best feature of the hotel is the beautiful dining terrace where all meals are served. Like most frequent travelers I am not in...

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

Dear Bill, 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 ESPLANADE HOTEL RESORT & SPA Member of Private Selection Hotels

Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We only stayed one night in this hotel. It's clearly off the path from Locarno but very enjoyable. Our room had a balcony with a view and was quite spacious. The hotel corridor looked a bit like a hospital and we joked about it. Breakfast was good, service a bit slow, same thing with the front desk but overall we...

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

Dear Liany, 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 General Manager ESPLANADE HOTEL RESORT & SPA Member of Private Selection Hotels

Richterswil, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Located just outside of Locarno, but easily accessible by bus, the Esplanade sits in lovely grounds which afford great views over the lake. Yes, the rooms feel a little dated and as has been commented by others, it could do with a lick of paint, but we felt this was more than compensated by 1) a lovely spa, 2) the...

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

Dear Mike, 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 General Manager ESPLANADE HOTEL RESORT & SPA Member of Private Selection Hotels

Watford
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

We wanted a hotel with views of the lake and the Esplanade has those in spades. Everything is immaculately clean. The food is delicious and beautifully presented, and the WiFi fast for a hotel - 13MB up and 8 down when checked. In addition, the staff were friendly and very helpful. Finally, history buffs will be interested to know that...

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

Dear Matthew 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 General Manager ESPLANADE HOTEL RESORT & SPA Member of Private Selection Hotels

Switzerland
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We stayed at the Esplanade as we attending the Locarno Film Festival. The hotel is located just outside Locarno but on a practical bus route that takes you straight to the station. Visitors approach the hotel through a pleasant garden and the Lobby and restaurant area are spacious and welcoming. The rooms and bathrooms are quite spacious with sufficient storage...

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

Dear nettie1, 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 General Manager ESPLANADE HOTEL RESORT & SPA Member of Private Selection Hotels

Belmont-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 July 2015

We had a 1 night stay in a double room classic, priced 306 CHF/night. The hotel is a former hospital, and it looks like an old hospital. The room is small, with view on a dusty parking and a construction site; the bathroom is 1.5 sqm, with a small shower only. The room is clean, like in a hospital. The...

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

Dear Razvan, we want to thank you very much for your feedback, we feel sorry, if you did not match your satisfaction at Esplanade, we are deeply working on our informations send to all channels and social, even on our website, probably calling us, it could have helped you in finding the best choice for you. We are on the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • 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
Price Range: $229 - $654 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Esplanade Hotel Resort & Spa 4.5*
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.”
 of 5 bubbles PhileasFoggII, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for twin beds or do not take a chance staying there unless you wear a size zero”
 of 5 bubbles lprasz, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room not in the first floor right above the terrace as it is a bit noisy”
 of 5 bubbles el_toro2, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“It is better to book room on higher floor with lake view”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles Vaudoise750, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
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