The waterfront location on Lake Maggiore is a big plus at the non-smoking Ramada Arcadia which also features amenities ranging from a heated pool to a playground for the kids. At the six-story Ramada all 90 non-smoking rooms and suites have balconies where you can enjoy the afternoon breezes. Look for amenities like pillowtop beds TVs with cable channels and Wi-Fi connections. Make a splash in the heated outdoor pool set in a lush garden or relax in the sauna. For kids there's an outdoor playground. In the morning you can grab a free newspaper and enjoy the breakfast buffet. For other meals head to the restaurant or opt for room service. Dry cleaning service is a nice perk. Pets are allowed for a fee. Parking is available also for a fee. A five-minute walk from the Piazza Grande the Ramada is on Locarno's waterfront promenade on Lake Maggiore. The main train station is a short walk from the hotel. Also within walking distance is the opulent Casino Locarno. Lugano Airport is 24 miles southeast. our guests say a near-it-all location is the selling point at the Ramada Arcadia which overlooks the lake and has comfortable rooms and a pretty outdoor pool and other amenities.