The Swiss Holiday Company

Locarno / Ticino

Hotel Geranio au Lac 01 Mar - 31 Oct

This 3 star hotel overlooking Lake Maggiore is conveniently located just a few minutes’ walk from the railway station and Locarno’s town centre.

The breakfast room is on the second floor with views over the lake and although there is no restaurant or bar in the hotel, half board guests can enjoy dinner at the excellent Il Chiado restaurant close by. The rooms all have balconies with views of the lake, the mountains or Locarno itself. The hotel has bicycles available free of charge so guests can take a leisurely ride along the lakeside. There is also a cosy library and a small fitness room.

The Geranio au Lac is in an ideal location for the lake and the old town with its squares and restaurants.

Minimum stay of 3 nights for half board.


Bedrooms: 42

B Room with bath or shower, balcony and side lake view
A Lake view room with bath or shower and balcony (some with air conditioning)


  • Pay for 4 nights and stay for 5 between 1 Mar - 29 Jun and 3 Sep - 31 Oct
  • The Ticino Ticket is issued to hotel guests on arrival and offers free travel on the local trains and buses across the region


Booking Conditions
  • Scheduled flights from Heathrow to Zurich with SWISS inclusive of all airport taxes and security charges
  • 2nd class return rail transfers (2 hours 40 minutes)
  • Twin/double room in the room category shown based on 2 sharing
  • FREE Half fare card which entitles you to half or reduced price travel on most trains, post buses and lake steamers
01 Mar-26 Jun Extra
27 Jun-20 Jul Extra
21 Jul-02 Sep Extra
03 Sep-28 Sep Extra
29 Sep-31 Oct Extra
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2018 - prices shown are in £'s per person, based on 4 nights.
For other durations add or deduct the extra night prices from the period in which they fall
Flight supplements may apply at the time of booking and for flights from alternative airports
Prices for rail and self drive holidays on request
Call 0800 619 1200 for bookings and more information

We are fully bonded with the Civil Aviation Authority (ATOL 3148) for all air holidays, therefore you are guaranteed complete financial protection of all monies paid.

Planning your holiday

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  • Decide which resorts you would to visit
  • Do you want to include any scenic journeys?
  • 1st or 2nd class rail travel in Switzerland
  • Choose the number of nights in each resort
  • Decide if you prefer bed & breakfast or half board
  • 3, 4 or 5 star hotel accommodation 

Scenic rail holidays from Locarno

Locarno can be combined with historic Lucerne on an unforgettable holiday with the Gotthard Panorama Express. 

Call us for more details on 0800 619 1200 or click here to read more about this wonderful experience which takes you through the heart of Switzerland by rail and lake cruiser.


Locarno is also the starting point for unbelievably scenic day trips on the stunning Centovalli Line. Find out more here.

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