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Hotel Colibri

via Bassone 7 | Aldesago, Lugano 6974, Switzerland
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Ranked #21 of 42 hotels in Lugano
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We typically make international hotel reservations many months in advance but booked the Calibri the morning of our stay, after canceling our hotel in Lucerne due to incessant rain. We chose this hotel based upon the pictures of the view and the pool. We paid extra for a room with a view and the moment we entered the room and... More

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent three days in July here with friends. Fantastic views from our bedroom balcony day and night. Breakfast buffet was very good as was dinner the one night we ate in the hotel. Staff were very friendly. Decor and furnishing is rather old fashioned but spotlessly clean and well looked after. There is a bus stop outside and the... More

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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

I spent four days at this hotel. The view is magnificent from the breakfast lounge and from the terrace of my room. At any time you can enjoy a spectacular view of the lake and its villages around. This family hotel is quiet and offers all the comforts without exaggeration. A nice walking way drive you into the city center,... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

One of the best view over the area aroumd Lugano. Clean rooms and friendly personal. Not a boutique hotel, but a romantic place remembering the 70ties. I would just avoid the tartar for dinner, was expecting much better one and it is a bit overpriced at CHF 95 for 2. Otherwise its one of the cosiest place to stay fot... More

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Boone, North Carolina
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32 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

We love this hotel! Second time in 20 years and they have updated a lot of the rooms..so make sure to ask if otherwise...the views are spectacular! The restaurant is very good...it is a great place to hang out when in the Lugano area. We love to go to Morcote for lunch, then to the AlpRose Chocolate Factory and back... More

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College Station, Texas
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216 reviews 216 reviews
43 hotel reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

As stated by many before, the views of of the lakes and Lugano are stunning (I had room 227). However, while the bathrooms have been recently remodeled, the rooms still sport rather old furniture with large floral patterns. Not my style at all, but clean. CHF 240 per night is not cheap, but then again, all hotels in Switzerland are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

Three-star hotel, first class experience! Friendly welcome and service, attention to detail, clean, well appointed rooms, superb food, and THE most amazing views across the Lake of Lugano and mountains. We will return.

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Geneva, Switzerland
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

If you want to go back to the 70/80's at a clean, nice, hotel with a superb view then Colibri is your place.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2011

Stunning location over the lake. Hotel was built in the 60s and has been perfectly maintained and upgraded only where needed. What a relief to stay in a family hotel which is neither part of a chain or modeled after the usual over-priced "boutique hotels". Unique gem with fine restaurant and professional and helpful staff. It is not absolutely necessary... More

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10 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2010

As a travel writer I stay in a large number of hotels and my assessment of the Hotel Colibri posed unique dilemmas. It has such a stupendous view over Lake Lugano and such friendly elderly owners one tends to forgive its other shortcomings that in any other hotel would be seriously negative. The view fortunately keeps you breathless on the... More

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Address: via Bassone 7 | Aldesago, Lugano 6974, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Ticino > Lugano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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