Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac, Lugano

The Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac is an extremely luxurious five-star property in Lugano in the canton of Ticino in southern Switzerland (near the border with Italy).

Presentation Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac, Lugano

In a well-kept park directly on the shores of Lake Lugano is the elegant Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac. Hotel guests are welcomed by a multilingual staff and supplies at the highest level since 1885.  The hotel building is built in the style of the Belle Epoque, and the interiors of the salons and restaurants in the hotel is reminiscent of carpets, tapestries, paintings and nostalgic wooden furniture to the time around 1900.

The 78 guest rooms and suites are very modern, bright and friendly and equipped with safe, mini bar, telephone, TV and bathroom with shower / toilet or bathtub / toilet. Bathrobes and soft slippers are prepared for guests in the bathrooms, and as a welcome gift there is in each room a basket of fresh fruits. In the two restaurants of the Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac, „Le Relais“ and „Galleria Arté al Lago“, tasty Mediterranean dishes. The restaurant „Galleria“ is a phenomenon – not only because of the excellent cuisine, which has been rewarded with a Michelin star and 16 Gault Millau points: It is at the restaurant with a combination of gastronomy and art gallery! Anyone who wants to can buy here a work of art as a valuable souvenir

Mediterranean cuisine and Mediterranean climate – here in Lugano the guest feel that Italy is not far. In the park of the Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac grow even bananas! . In the second bar, the „cocktail“, guests can enjoy the evening with live piano music. For the well-being and the well-kept spa area in the hotel’s sauna, steam bath and solarium as well as high-quality spa treatments (hairdresser, cosmetics) await the guests.

What makes the Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac so special?

The sports offer in the hotel are outstanding! The area of ​​the Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac include a tennis court (clay court)! A small part of the shore on Lake Lugano is reserved for hotel guests  only. At this small Lido with sun terrace and swimming pier, guests can spend relaxing hours in the summer, and go swimming. Quite regardless of the weather and available all year round, is the indoor pool of the hotel. The indoor pool measures 12 x 6 m, and around the pool comfortable deck chairs are placed. Also, the fitness center at the hotel is available daily.

The location of the hotel in Lugano, Switzerland

The Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac is located east of the center of Lugano, at the foot of Monte Bre, a 925 m high mountain. On the summit of Monte Bre performs a funicular, whose valley station is just steps from the Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac. A trip to the beautiful mountain views is ecommended absolutely. Water sports enthusiasts can surf on the Lake Lugano, or do sailing or waterskiing. The nearest boat rental is not far from the hotel, and even the „Lido de Lugano“, the great beach of Lugano, can be reached quickly on foot from the hotel. Fantastically – especially on a summer evening – would be a walk through the nearby park „San Michele“ with its romantic chapel and its walking trails between hibiscus and oleander.


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Hotel name Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac, Lugano
Country Schweiz
Category ItalienCH
Region Tessin Graubünden
Adress Viale Castagnola 31, 6906 Lugano
1000h experience hotel 9
Booking rating 9,1
Booking reviews 201
Tripadvisor rating 97%
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Overall score hotel 9,3

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