City hotel set on the edge of the Old Town and a mere stone's throw from the lake. Dating back to 1912, it has been continually renovated ever since and the rooms are modern. Market-fresh cuisine at the hotel's Restaurant Lapin with local specialities from our kitchen plus an extensive range of wines. Favourites include our flambéed spit roast and the original Lucerne Fritschipastete.
In 1883, Rudolf von Salis-Muralt commissioned the famous architect Nicolaus Hartmann to transform this 1590 farmhouse into a stately patrician villa. Since 1982, the Chesa Salis has been a hotel with the charm of a private home. Meter thick walls radiate warmth and aristocratic generosity. 18 comfortable guest rooms bear witness of old-world craftsmanship. In the comfortable lounges, guests enjoy culinary delights and regional specialties.
A charming atmosphere and delicious Mediterranean cuisine make this hotel a sure bet for all those in search of rest and relaxation in Ascona. The tastefully furnished public rooms containing works of art, the restaurants, Boulevard Cafe, conference room, hotel cinema and sunny terrace have all been perfectly integrated into the historical architecture. Last major refurbishment in 2013-2014. Those wanting more mobility can hire a bicycle from the hotel.