Located in front of the Muralto-Locarno train station, Hotel Garni Rio is reachable in only 2 minutes walk on a barrier free road with no incline.
Hotel Garni Rio offers excellent transport links. Moreover it is within a short walking distance of all main attractions: Lake Maggiore, the Piazza Grande, the Visconti Castle, the old town and the funicular to Madonna del Sasso in Orselina and Cardada-Cimetta, the mountain above Locarno. Its central location makes the hotel the perfect choice for anyone attending the Film Festival, the Moon & Stars concerts, Locarno on Ice or the Camellia Festival. It is also the ideal place to stay for hikes or visits in the beautiful Ticino region.
Hotel Garni Rio is situated in a magnificent 19th century villa that was renovated in 2013 in order to return it to its original grandeur while offering modern comforts. It has a splendid facade, stylish stained-glass windows, ceiling paintings on the ground floor, an onyx reception desk and decorative mirrors from the historic Grand Hotel Locarno.
The hotel counts 16 twin rooms, 3 single rooms and 1 Junior Suite, all newly refurbished. One of the twin rooms is adapted for people with reduced mobility. All the rooms are equipped with air conditioning and free WiFi.
The hotel is 100% smoke free. Pets are not allowed. A limited number of parking places are available at the price of CHF 10.- per day.
The single rooms are all facing the train station. They have soundproof windows and one standard size single bed.
Double room Comfort with single beds
The double rooms Comfort are either facing the train station and have a view of Lago Maggiore or are situated on the back side of the hotel. These rooms are bigger than the Economy rooms and are perfectly suited for longer stays. All the rooms feature single beds. An extra bed or a baby cot may be added on request.
Double room Superior with single beds
The double rooms Superior are very big and nice rooms. They are all facing the train station and have a view of Lago Maggiore. Some of these rooms also have balcony! One of these rooms is adapted to people with disabilities. All the rooms feature single beds. An extra bed or a baby cot may be added on request.
City taxes are not included in our rates: CHF 3.30 per person per day
Free cancellation until 48 hours before the day of arrival
For reservations with more than 4 rooms the conditions may be different
Check in: 14:00-20:00. For late arrival please contact the reception
Check out: until 11:00
Children in extra bed in room with the parents: CHF 20.- per day
Extra bed from 12 years of age: CHF 50.- per day
Cradle: CHF 10.- per day
The hotel must first confirm the availability of the extra bed or of the cradle
Parking place at the hotel : CHF 10.- per day
Parking place with electrical plug: CHF 15.- per day
Limited number of parking places
Exchange rate currently applied for payments in cash: € 1.00 = CHF 1.00
The Management reserves the right to adjust the exchange rate at any time
HOW TO GET THERE
Take the "Bellinzona Sud Lago Maggiore" exit from the A2 highway and follow the direction Locarno. Exit before the tunnel following Muralto - Minusio. Continuing the main road (Via San Gottardo) till the parking Rio.
Distance from the nearest airports:
Lugano - Agno: 40 Km
Milano - Malpensa: 110 Km
Milano - Bergamo: 160 Km
Zurigo - Kloten: 215 Km