Wolfram Merkert has been working for Giardino Ascona since 9 years, first as Vice General Manager & F&B Manager and once the Giardino Group was founded he took over the role as General Manager.
5 Stars Superior luxury hotel
The Giardino Ascona is part of a small, fine collection of 5 stars hotels in Switzerland. The company is growing and new projects are in the pipeline. The hotels are niche products for people who look for relaxation and laid-back luxury.
History & Story
The name that now unites all Giardino retreats and resorts was born at Giardino Ascona. The hotel has opened in 1986. For many years it was the only Boutique hotel in Ticino, in the south part of Switzerland. The CEO of Giardino Group SA, Daniela and Philippe Frutiger have been working for many years at the hotel ; Philippe as F&B Manager and Daniela as Spa Manager. The couple took over the operational lead for many years and led the hotel with passion and professionality. In 2008 the founded the Giardino Group SA and operate now as the CEO of the group.
2009 renovation of rooms, further renovations are planned in the following years
Main Strengths, Special Touch
Contemporary luxury and relaxation. The soul retreat of Giardino Group is the heart of the Giardino Group. The well-established retreat invites guests to contemplate and unwind and creates and oase of pure relaxation.
The trendy, Mediterranean-style hotel is nested in lush southerly parkland close to Lago Maggiore.
• Indoor pool, sauna zone, jacuzzi, fitness and relaxation area, massages and beauty treatments (signature dipiù cosmetics line, Aveda products, QMS Medical Care) Hairstylist
• the cosmetic line dipiù has a special value as it is the owned and personally created cosmetic line of the CEO Daniela Frutiger. All ingredients are natural without paraffine and parabens and based on products from Ticino such as Lemon, almond, Merlot grapes etc.
Corporate & Celebration Events
• Small Aphrodite : Event hall for max 80 people
• Anterroom Ecco : Meeting and banquet room for max 80 people
Extra Notable Features
• golf area directly connected to hotel area • cooking classes on request, Dino club for children Free bicycles and Stand up paddles available