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Locanda Castagnola

Lugano, Lugano 6976, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We were welcomed by very friendly staff. Our rather small room was very clean but had a WIFi connection. Breakfast didn't had a lot of choice but was sufficient. The location is 10 minutes by car from Lugano Center.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Small family run hotel with a great restaurant and breakfast. Rooms were slightly small. The staff were very welcome, always with a smile and very friendly. Food was delicious. Can't fault. Generally close to the lake and the town. Great place - recommended.

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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

From Lugano main station take the number 2 bus and get off at Castagnola Posta. The journey is about 15 minutes. Backtrack 50m down the street and the hotel is in front of your face. Anyone could do it, special needs no exception, though if you have lots of heavy suitcases, best take a taxi. Upon seeing the hotel, you... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

The hotel staff were highly accommodating. Breakfast was excellent with a very good selection for a small hotel. The evening meal was very well prepared with fine attention to presentation. We should have dined there both nights we stayed. Desserts were tasty and beautifully displayed. The staff spoke several languages and were very tolerant of my beginning Italian. Other features... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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128 reviews 128 reviews
17 hotel reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I loved it, and here are the reasons why: 1. It is within 50 m from the nearest Bus Stop. 2. The Staff speaks excellent English. 3. Staff is extremely helpful. They politely gave us the directions and suggestions and maps. 4. Rooms are clean. 5. View of the lake from our room was nice. 6. Our room had a... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This hotel is very clean and comfortable for a great price. The view if you have a room facing the lake is very nice. The free breakfast is a standard buffet, no hot food but the staff will make you a great coffee. Affordable and clean, would recommend to anyone on a budget.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed at this place for 2 nights and here is my opinion on it. Nice and clean basic hotel located in a city named castagnola which is 10 minutes from Lugano , bus #2 takes you there but if you have a car it's better because parking it's free. Out room did not have lake view which was not... More 

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6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We keep coming back here because the staff are so helpful, the rooms are so clean and comfortable (all seem to have been refurbished recently, with soft beds, new linen and decent toiletries) and although the Locanda is simple, it has everything we need. The restaurant stayed open late one evening just for us, because we got very delayed on... More 

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Antibes, France
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19 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

...but close to a little village of local renown whose name escapes me. There's a lovely trail along the lake that will take you there. The hotel itself was pleasant, no complaints. Good breakfast. View of the lake. Great, personalised service from a multilingual gentleman. The hotel is a bit far from Lugano centre however - bit of a hike... More 

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Albany, New York
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17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Perhaps the title is unfair. We arrived in Lugano by train, and found after an expensive cab ride that there was not much going on in this part of the city, not that we need much excitement. The hotel itself was excellent. The staff was helpful and friendly, and the breakfast was the best of any I have ever had... More 

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