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During the seasonal closure of the Hotel Geranio au Lac, from 30.10.2017 to 02.03.2018, we are pleased to welcome you at our partner Hotel City Locarno, which it is located within walking distance. Visit the website or call us at +41 91 601 88 10.

The Hotel Geranio au Lac is located on the beautiful Locarno-Muralto lake promenade, within a few steps from the railway station, the Lake Maggiore ferryboats and the centre with its mixture of shops and boutiques located on and around the beautiful Piazza Grande. Many restaurants, cafes and bars are very close to the hotel.

The hotel offers 42 rooms ranging from single rooms with view, to spacious family rooms with balcony and double rooms with balcony directly facing Lake Maggiore and the surrounding mountains.

At the disposal to our guests are the Red Lounge with adjacent balcony overlooking the Lake, a fitness room and the internet corner. Throughout the hotel WiFi is provided free of charge. Also we have available a number of bicycles for free, which can be used for excursions in the beautiful region.

The Hotel Geranio au Lac is the perfect place for a pleasant stay or a holiday to discover the cultural richness of the city and visit the wonderfully evocative area that surrounds it.

Special offer

Available on selected dates 2018

Dolce far niente

Get 20% off

Enjoy a relaxing week (7 nights) in Locarno, the perfect spot to discover the beautiful lake, the different valleys, climb mountains and admire the surroundings. Free use of our bikes for your excursions.

Available on selected dates from March to October 2018
7 nights with 20% off


Depending on room availability

Family special

Children stay for free

Children under 12 stay for free with their parents' in a family room, including breakfast buffet (max 2 children).

All year round, depending on room availability.



All year round

Ticino Ticket

Free transportation

Hotel guests enjoy free public transportation in the whole Ticino region. It also ensures discounts on cable cars, navigation and main tourist attractions.

Discover this beautiful region with us!


Hospitality and well-being

A major renovation work has been undertaken during the last months to improve the well-being of our valued guests.

The entrance and the reception area have undergone a substantial makeover. On the first floor you are invited to the new "Red Lounge" with its red sofas and the beautiful terrace, where you can relax while enjoying the stunning view. You can also use the small library, the internet corner and the "Coffee Corner" where a wide selection of coffee and tea is available to guests free of charge all day.


 Gastronomy & enology

Strolling along the Locarno-Muralto lakefront you’ll find numerous restaurants, cafes and pastry shops. Seated outside these, you can enjoy the breathtaking views whilst sipping a flute of Prosecco and the varied delicious food offerings which range from Mediterranean and international dishes to tasty snacks. The choice is yours!