Excellent 8.5
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About Esplanade Hotel, Resort & Spa


The majestic Esplanade Hotel, Resort & Spa is situated above Minusio, a sunny, peaceful residential area of Locarno, amidst lush green grounds, just a few minute walk from Lago Maggiore. Free WiFi is available in the entire property. The wellness hotel Esplanade ranks amongst the most prestigious in Ticino, offering elegantly furnished rooms with a wide range of amenities and warm parquet flooring. They offer magnificent views of the lovely exotic palm grove and, from the balconies overlooking the lake, towards the splendid scenery of Ticino’s mountains. The Le Palme wellness and beauty centre covers an area of over 1,600 m² and offers a Finnish sauna, a Turkish bath, spa pools and a gym, free of charge for guests. You can also enjoy a wide range of massages, baths and beauty treatments. Over 40,000 m² of exotic green gardens with a heated pool and a tennis area invite you to relax or to do some exercise. Guests can sample new gourmet experiences with traditional Mediterranean and Ticinese cuisine, as well as culinary delights from other countries. Exercise and excursion programmes with wellness trainers, as well as bicycles to explore the area are offered free of charge. Free transfer from the Locarno or Tenero stations to the Esplanade Hotel, Resort & Spa on arrival and departure (08:00 to 21:00). Free parking is possible at the hotel.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Getting around

  • Bicycle rental
  • Rental car
  • Shuttle service

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Fitness center
  • Garden
  • Hot tub
  • Massage(s)
  • Sauna
  • Solarium
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Table tennis

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Room service

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoking area

Land sports

  • Golf course (within 3 km)

For the kids

  • Babysitting service
  • Family room
  • Playground


  • Elevator
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed
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  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Important notice

Please note that there are currently some construction works outside of the hotel. These could cause some noise disturbances during weekdays.
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  • Cleanliness 8.7
  • Location 8.7
  • Room comfort and quality 8.7
  • Service 8.7
  • Value for money 8.7
  • Food and dining 8.0
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based on 1328 reviews
  • Cleanliness 9.1
  • Facilities 8.4
  • Location 8.7
  • Room comfort and quality 8.5
  • Service 8.6
  • Value for money 7.9
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