It is one of Ascona’s landmarks and a very popular address for a romantic weekend for two: The Castello Seeschloss with its prominent tower situated at the entrance to the lake promenade offers you the magical atmosphere of a castle: The location by the lake is perfect, two restaurants will delight your palate, and a lush, palm-tree dotted garden with pool invites you to relax.


Built in the 13th century, the Romantik Hotel "Castello Seeschloss" offers today 4-star comfort in a historical environment. All rooms are non-smoking, individually furnished, air-conditioned and housed in three separate buildings which are grouped around our garden and heated open-air pool (mid/end April to beginning/mid October) and in spite of the central location the garden offers a peaceful atmosphere. A copious breakfast-buffet is served from 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM and freshly prepared "à la carte" dishes, menus and snacks are offered from noon onwards in our restaurants and weather permitting on our palm terrace or in the garden by the lake.

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The hotel’s historical terraces and rooms, together with its lakeside garden overlooking Lake Maggiore, are perfect for ceremonies, drinks receptions and dinner parties. Its 45 bedrooms are furnished individually in a classical, historical style. The hotel also offers a heated pool and a large Mediterranean garden where guests can unwind.

Typically Swiss Hotel

The Romantik Hotel Castello Seeschloss with its Mediterranean gardens and heated outdoor pool is situated on the lake at the entrance to the car-free Piazza of Ascona. The mild climate of the Lago Maggiore and natural beauty of the region would of themselves be enough to assure you of a restful holiday here. What makes it perfect is the exceptional historical charm of the Castello.

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The Romantik Hotel "Castello Seeschloss" is situated at the beginning the lakeside promenade of Ascona, just a few steps from the picturesque town centre, the "Castello" is an ideal starting point for excursions on the Lake Maggiore, the visit of one of the typical italian markets or a trip to the typical Ticino valleys.
The "Castello Seeschloss" can easily be reached by car 24/24h, which can be parked on our free of charge open-air car parking or for a fee in the hotel garage. Guests who prefer to arrive by public transportation means can book a train-ticket to Locarno and change either on the boat or the bus (nr. 1) which will take them to Ascona. The hotel is situated 200m form the boat jetty and 400m from the bus stop. GPS address: Via Circonvallazione 26 / 6612 Ascona

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Romantik Hotel Castello Seeschloss
Piazza Motta
6612  Ascona

Phone  +41 (0)91 791 01 61
Fax +41 (0)91 791 18 04
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Romantik Hotel Castello Seeschloss
Piazza Motta
6612 Ascona
Phone  +41 (0)91 791 01 61
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