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Grotto Paudese

At a Glance

    Pros

  • a rare traditional experience
  • hilltop location benefits from much-appreciated cool breezes

    Cons

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

Grotto Paudese Review

Immaculate, friendly, and family-run, this bed-and-breakfast is perched high above the town in the tiny hamlet of Paudo. Its rooms, a mere handful, 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 Details

  • 4 rooms.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • Hotel closed mid-Dec.–Feb. Restaurant closed Mon.–Thurs.
Updated: 10-12-2012

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