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Locanda Castagnola

Lugano, Lugano 6976, Switzerland
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Ranked #4 of 26 Lugano B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Milan, Italy
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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126 reviews 126 reviews
15 hotel reviews
171 helpful votes 171 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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457 reviews 457 reviews
52 hotel reviews
269 helpful votes 269 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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Breda NL
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Fantastic hotel , with a wonderful view from our room a few steps from bus station ,lovely people very friendly stuff , there is resturant in the hotel and another one across the street i recommend this hotel very much .

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Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We had an amazingly excellent stay at this hotel. Our (very affordable) room, with a view of Lago di Lugano, was wonderfully clean and modern with a gigantic soft bed and excellent shower. The staff was exceptionally helpful and lovely (and spoke perfect English, German, Swiss German, and Italian.) It also featured the absolutely best included breakfast spread we say... More

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Address: Lugano, Lugano 6976, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Ticino > Lugano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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