Before your stay
A visitors’ tax of CHF 4.65 per person and day is calculated separately.
Check-in / check-out
Arrival from 3 p.m.
Departure before 11 a.m.
In double room medium and suite, a cot for children aged 0 to 2 can be arranged on request (including breakfast). In suites, an extra bed for children aged 3 to 12 can be arranged free of charge (including breakfast). For children and adults aged 13 years and over, the cost of an extra bed is CHF 60 per person and night (including breakfast).
Breakfast is served in restaurant Lago from 8 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.
Dog supplement: CHF 30 per pet and per night (excluding food). Dogs are permitted in all areas.
Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 7 days prior to the date of stay. In the event of later cancellations, up to 3 nights of the booked stay will be charged. The same rule applies to nights not taken due to late arrival or early departure.
Booking without risk
Our partner Allianz offers a travel cancellation insurance service. Please note, that the insurance is only valid when booked until the beginning of the trip.
Arrival and departure
Address for sat-nav systems: Via alla Riva 83a, 6648 Minusio
There are 12 free parking spaces available from the hotel. These cannot be reserved. Another large public car park is available directly next to the hotel (max. CHF 5 / per day).
Nearest train station Locarno + Bus: N°1 to Minusio, Ponte Navegna
Modern Mediterranean cuisine at Lago Maggiore. The Lago restaurant is situated directly on the water-front promenade in Minusio – Locarno and features antipasti, homemade pasta and risotto, and gelati – everything that exudes la dolce vita.
Restaurants at Giardino Ascona
Looking for Ticinese cuisine? Then a grotto is the best place for you. Fresh creations with a Mediterranean background? Then try the Giardino. Three restaurants, three styles and every dish a holiday experience in its own right. And with the Ecco, the Hotel Giardino Ascona even has the best restaurant in Ascona and the surrounding area. You are sure to be perfectly satisfied from breakfast to dinner.
dipiù Spa at Giardino Ascona
Entry costs CHF 50 per person for Giardino Lago guests.
There are a number of different bicycles available for a relaxed excursion into the surrounding valleys or along the promenade.
Stand-up paddle boards are a fine way to see Lake Maggiore in an active yet relaxed manner. They are available from reception on request.
In summer, sun loungers can be hired from reception free of charge for use on Lago Maggiore’s public beach.
Set in manicured parkland and affording striking lake and mountain views, the 18-hole Golf Club Patriziale Ascona ranks as one of Europe’s most beautiful golf courses. Giardino golfers can take advantage of the fact that the hotel is so close to Golf Club Patriziale Ascona, as well as receiving vouchers that offer a 10% discount on its green fees. These vouchers are available at reception.
The Frauscher 1017-GT yacht impresses on every level, with top performance and design, spacious rooms, luxurious fittings and every imaginable comfort. The day cruiser is the ultimate in stylish yachting on the glittering Lake Maggiore. For yacht and skipper bookings, please contact the concierge.
Time out is always something to celebrate – whether it’s brunch, the holidays or simply an after-work drink, our upcoming events provide the perfect setting to relax and unwind. For hotel guests and locals alike.
Pure relaxation! For those looking to fully unwind. Pamper your senses, enjoy fine dining and feel relaxed every minute of the day. True bliss.
Get active! Take a boat out on the lake, hit the trails on a bike or paraglide down a mountain. A bit of adventure never hurt anyone.
Challenge your fitness! Build strength, increase your endurance or set new personal bests. Focus on sport and benefit from optimum nutrition.
Be your best self! Discover the potential of your body and mind and use it to the full. Improve your athletic and everyday performance through professional advice and good nutrition.
Improve your health! The health programmes sustainably strengthen the body and mind. Whether back issues, weight problems or stress: we can improve and protect our health.
Unwind from head to toe! The time has come to focus on finding your centre. Breathe deeply, eat consciously and improve your well-being with invigorating treatments. You will feel fantastic for it.
Perfect your stay
Everyone wants to find the perfect experience – the perfect hotel, the perfect location or the perfect moment. But what makes something perfect for you? Giardino has a few ideas, which are divided into six categories. Click the links below to add your very own personal upgrade to your stay.
The Air Taxi is probably the fastest and most fascinating way to travel the Alps ...
Golf Check up
Overnight stay, green fee, direct access to the course and golf check-up included
Guided by Giardino: Trumpet lessons
Trumpet lessons with the General Manager a top Monte Verit ...
Stand up, paddle, go!
Conquer lake Maggiore one the stand-up paddleboard (SUP ...
Giardino route: Sun chaser
By car or motorbike in summertime from Zurich to Ascona and back
Viaggiare senza bagagli
Viaggio senza stress in tutta tranquillit ...
Travel without your luggage
Astress-free journey without needing to haul your suitcase around
Giardino Dine Around half board
From breakfast to dinner, always happy as can be
Star Aperitif with Rolf Fliegauf
2-star chef Rolf Fliegauf invites to the aperitif
Guided by Giardino: Touring with the head concierge
A tour through Ascona
Giardino Flower Power
Individuelle Blumendekoration der hauseigenen Floristin Martina Frei
Lago tasting menu
The best of the Lago restaurant combined in one dinner
Me, myself and I – Beauty experience at Giardino Ascona
Time to take some time out for yourself
Special Retreat: Get to know Ayurveda
Perfect as an introduction to ayurveda or as a refresher
Special Retreat: Detox with Ayurveda
A 6 day programme available in May, June, August and October
Special Retreat: Ayurveda Rejuvenation
A 6 day programme available in May, June, August and October
Our Giardino team helps you to achieve your desired goal
Outdoor cycling class
Our Giardino Coach helps you to achieve your desired goal
Bike the Valley E-Bike Tour
Over hill and dale with the Giardino e-bikes
Morning Glory - Yoga session on the Roof Lounge
For a balanced start to the day
Keep your balance - SUP Yoga Session
Test your balance with a yoga class on the SUP
Day Spa at the Hotel Giardino Ascona
Ideal for a relaxing spa day with the Day Spa Ticket