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Locanda Castagnola

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Lugano, Lugano 6976, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a bed and breakfast with own bathroom and probably the smallest room I've stayed in , but very clean and comfortable with a small but perfectly formed breakfast ( if you are leaving too early the cafe up the road " La Strada" has great coffee). The rooms at the back are quiet but the rooms at the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This hotel is recently refurbished and offers fantastic value. The rooms are an appropriate size. Everything is clean and new. They staff were lovely. It's a short walk to the beach and shopping strip with some really nice restaurants. Lugano is a very pretty town and this hotel is affordable. Breakfast was basic but nice. I'd stay here again, and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Trip advisor Lugano is a very pretty place, but very expensive. Locanda Castagnola is reasonably priced, but not cheap. The rooms are clean and big enough, and the location is an easy walk from the centre of town. A bit of a hike from the train station though. Very nice breakfast. Would be nice if there were some cups and... More 

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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 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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Luzern
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 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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Canada
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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 203 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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 508 helpful votes
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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