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Swiss Diamond Hotel Lugano

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Riva Lago Olivella, Morcote 6921, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, England
11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

This hotel was not bad but it didn't feel like a 5 star hotel to me. It's a lot cheaper than most 5 star hotels in the town of Lugano (Swiss Diamond is in the town of Morcote although it does overlook Lake Lugano). The main problem was the cleanliness of the room. It was a little dirty in some... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We came to SDH Lugano straight from Dolder Grand, Zurich and the class difference was seen right away. I wouldn't discuss the concept of the hotel, it's location and so on. But several things are in my opinion unacceptable for a 5 star facility. Upon arrival we weren't sure for how long we stay, so we told on the reception... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

For my wife and me, this hotel was a wonderful experience. It is hard to improve upon the setting -- Lake Lugano -- and this place makes the most of it with dining rooms offering breathtaking scenic views. The room was very comfortable and meals (for us, two breakfasts and one dinner) were extremely good.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Great hotel, excellent service and nice pool area. Staff was always very friendly and supportive. Hotel is located in Morcote, a 15 minute drive from downtown Lugano. Upon check-in, we were upgraded to a superior room with balcony - what a treat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Great hotel with excellent rooms overlooking the lake at a beautiful location on Lake Lugano. Very nice helpful service. Nice Spa and pool. Everything was perfect exept for one thing: We are vegetarians and there was no standard food menu for us. The extra made veggie food was not really tasty and overpriced. I would wish that this place would... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

The hotel is very classically styled - lots of marble, wood polished brass and gilt framed art that, initially (and especially in the 'public' areas of the hotel) make it look a bit dated. But that dated look seems to vanish rather quickly and it all becomes rather familiar and comfortable. The bedrooms are a great size, equipped with a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013 via mobile

Definite recommendation! Update your room to executive lake view and enjoy large room with excellent view. Courtest shuttle works perfect, picked us up from train station, and leave us there after check out. Smily and helpful staff, very clean room, cleaned 2 times a day durin our stay.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

The hotel was great with a fantastic spa. We had a wonderful room with two bathroom. Perfect for two girls ;-) I would definately go back. The hotel has a shuttle which takes you to Lugano as well as airport/train station. The view is breath taking. Thank you

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Rolle, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

January 2013: A beautiful setting, amazing view, handy car park with spacious places, very big quiet practical rooms, delicious buffet breakfast and restaurant, lovely indoor swimming pool-jaccuzzi, just not enough deck chairs at the time of our visit. And the most remarkable aspect: truly friendly helpful multilingual personnel who are always ready to help you with a smile, very friendly... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Very comfortable luxury hotel on the lake, great public areas, good spa and pool area. Rooms are very spacious, with large balcony with a lake view and luxury bathroom. Great place to come for some R&R!

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Address: Riva Lago Olivella, Morcote 6921, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Ticino > Morcote
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Swiss Diamond Hotel Lugano 5*
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Swiss Diamond Resort Olivella
Swiss Diamond Hotel Lugano Switzerland/Swiss Alps - Morcote

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Nestled on the enchanting shores of Lake Lugano, this luxurious property offers elegance and charm in a breathtaking location. Behind the impressive façade, the Swiss Diamond Hotel Lugano boasts dining and leisure facilities that rank among the finest in Switzerland. Only 7 km away from the centre of Lugano, the hotel features 3 restaurants serving typical regional, Mediterranean and international cuisine with a wide range of international wines. ... more   less 
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