The Hotel Belvedere
Original works by French and Swiss artists from the first half of the 19th century adorn the rooms of the hotel, including oil and tempera paintings by Jean Talbot, Antonio Guansé, Edmond Céria, Henri Duhem, René Thomsen, Luis Molné, Mucci Patocchi Staglieno and many other artists, as well as sculptures of István Béothy, Pedro Pedrazzini, Ernst Schneider, Alex Nef e Claudine Brusorio.
The Belvedere was the ancient home of a noble family, built in the fifth century, and has been used as a hotel since the end of the 19th century. It encapsulates a long and storied hotel tradition which has been passed down through the Franzoni family from generation to generation during more than 100 years.
Locarno and the surrounding area
Locarno is located at the heart of a truly beautiful region with a wide variety of attractions and leisure activities on offer. Click here for images and more information!
The hotel is situated in a traffic-free zone right alongside the old town and is a mere five-minute walk away from the Piazza Grande and the lakeside. Alternatively, visitors can take the Locarno-Madonna del Sasso funicular and alight at the "Belvedere" stop which is named after the hotel. Its location makes it ideal for anyone looking to enjoy the historic centre of the city, as well as having transport links via the funicular and the cable-car to the Monte Cardada, which is the starting point for various picturesque walking trails.