Hotel Casa Berno

  • Ticino, Switzerland, Ascona

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Hotel Casa Berno is set in an elevated mountain position overlooking the vast shores of Lake Maggiore. Set amongst a subtropical park you can explore the beautiful nature directly on your doorstep. The hotel shuttle is 8 minutes to Ascona centre for easy access to excursion starting points.

Relaxation spots dotted around the hotel are designed to make the most of this enviable lakeside position. Visit the neatly furnished bar, comfortable lounge and the panoramic roof top sun terrace. Take a dip in the refreshing outdoor pool with a large lounging area and extended lake and mountain views. Head chef Romeo Corona serves regional culinary delights on the panoramic terrace and in the restaurant.

The gourmet food here is prepared using the finest local ingredients. There are weekly themed buffets and an outdoor barbecue. Ticino wines have been carefully selected for you to enjoy.

All bedrooms are bright and airy with neat furnishings and balcony for taking in your idyllic surroundings.

Added value

Exclusive to Inghams

Complimentary minus shuttle service to Ascona

Complimentary mountain bike hire

Weekly sailing excursion with host

Weekly yoga lesson

  • No. of rooms: 60
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 8


Interconnecting wings

  • Official rating: 4


Floor 1

20m² 'Classic' twin rooms sleep 2-3 and have bath with showerhead (Garden view and only partial lake view from the balcony) 

Floors 2 & 3

20m² 'Panorama' rooms sleep 2-3 and have bath with showerhead 

15m² 'Single panorama' rooms have bath with showerhead 

Floors 4 & 5

20m² 'Modern superior' rooms sleep 2 and have shower 

35m² 'Panorama Junior Suites' sleep 2-4 and have double sofa bed and seperate sitting area 

All the rooms are south-facing with balcony and lake views, and have bath or shower, TV, safe minibar and hairdryer.

Balconies have seating for you to relax and enjoy the views

Bedroom facilities

  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar or fridge
  • Wireless internet
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Known as the ‘Pearl of Lake Maggiore’, this quaint lakeside town is situated in a sunny bay near the delta of the Maggia River and has a special charm. The lakeside promenade enjoys a wonderful panorama of Lake Maggiore and towards the Brissago islands and the old town with its cobbled streets and bell tower is home to a variety of little boutiques to explore. The regular bus and boat services bring visitors with ease to Locarno or other destinations on both the Swiss and Italian side of the lake, and there are plenty of walking opportunities from strolls along the lakefront, or walks higher up into the Ticino valleys.

In Ascona you'll have one of our reps's in resort who will know the local area and can assist you with any queries.



Centovalli train excursion to Stresa*

From Sfr47, daily
An unforgettable journey by rail and boat on the ‘Lago Maggiore Express’ across the ‘100 valleys’,to Stresa and the Borromean islands. N.B. Train excursions commence from Locarno. Guests of Ascona must pay for bus or boat to Locarno where applicable.

Brissago Islands*

From Sfr23, daily
Return boat ticket to the island, including free entrance fee.

UNESCO Bellinzona Castles*

From Sfr16, daily


*Book locally – price for guidance only.

Please note that we act at all times as selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions.

  • Large heated outdoor swimming pool with lake views
  • Subtropical gardens with sun loungers for relaxing
  • "Spa" area with sauna (Free).
  • Solarium and massages available (pay locally)
  • Panoramic terrace with stunning lake views & bar service 
  • A la carte restaurant serving traditional Ticino and international cuisine with fresh local produce and herbs from the hotel's own gardenVista terrace bar with lake views
  • Wi-fi throughout free
  • Weekly activity programme including weekly sailing excursion, weekly nordic walking with your host and weekly tour of the hotel 'behind the scenes'
  • Free mountain bike hire
  • E-bikes available at a supplement locally
  • Lift
  • Garden terrace
  • Lounge area
  • Sauna
  • Heated pool (outdoor)
  • WiFi
  • Solarium
  • Varied hot and cold breakfast buffet
  • 5 course evening meal with choice of main
  • Meals may be taken on panoramic terrace, weather permitting
  • Weekly barbecue July & August, weather permitting
  • No of restaurants: 2
  • Distance to nearest restaurant serving dinner outside of property:

    In hotel 

  • Dress code for restaurants:


  • Breakfast service:


  • Lunch service:

    Not included

  • Dinner service:


Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 8.748199
  • Latitude: 46.152919
  • Location Description:

    Centre is a 30 minute walk by foot, or 8 minutes by shuttle 

    Shopping and the boat station is located in the centre

  • Nearest Bus Stop: 2000 km
  • Nearest Station:

    Locarno train station is 15 mins by car, approximately 6km 

  • Distance to Resort Centre: 2000 km

For more information on travel and transport visit our Hotel Casa Berno page

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per person from £762
Hotel Casa Berno
Ascona, Ticino,Half Board
18/09/2020 - 3 nights
3 adults
From London Heathrow
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