Ticino Hotels

Grotto Paudese


  • A rare traditional experience
  • Hilltop location benefits from much-appreciated cool breezes


  • Avoid the windy road if you suffer from motion sickness
  • Two of the four rooms share a hall shower

Published 04/14/2015

Fodor's Review

Immaculate, friendly, and family-run, this bed-and-breakfast is perched high above the town in the tiny hamlet of Paudo. Its mere handful of rooms are tastefully simple, if a bit small; the owners squeeze in the occasional antique chest of drawers. There's an unsurpassed view of the twinkling valley and the Alps beyond. The adjoining grotto is warmly traditional, turning out a robust daily meal (homemade pasta, polenta, and the like). The inn is roughly a 15-minute drive up from Bellinzona. Going east into the Val Morobbia, follow signs for Pianezzo and then for Paudo.

Hotel Information


Paudo, Ticino, 6582, Switzerland



Hotel Details:

  • Hotel closed mid-Dec.–Feb. Restaurant closed Mon.–Thurs.
  • 4 rooms
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 04/14/2015

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