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Hotel International au Lac

#7 of 43 Hotels in Lugano
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Via Nassa 68 | Piazza Luini, Lugano 6901, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed five nights in this beautiful family run hotel on the lake front. While the building is old, the rooms are very modern with fabulous ensuite bathrooms. The hotel is very nicely appointed in a charming old world way. The bar, breakfast room, pool and garden area at the rear are a delight. The service was excellent. In room... More 

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Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

On Lake Lugano in the center of the old town, including next door to Chiesa di Santa Mari church w/1520 fresco by Bernandino Luini, protegeLeonardo da Vinci, it is the perfect location. Its own pool with magnificent views & other wonderful amenities! Family owned for generations, highest quality personalized hospitality embodied by all staff. They gave us great suggestions for... More 

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Denver
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114 reviews
70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An exceptional hotel. Magnificent! I don't often gush over a hotel but this one deserves some gushiness. Fast and steady WIFI. Very comfortable bed. Great staff & service. Excellent breakfast. Fixtures and fitting of the room and bath were great. We will return.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is a 3 star hotel but it feels like a 4 star. This is the only 3 star hotel I know in switzetland that had air conditioning. Hotel id very nicely decorated. Modern and spacious room, excellent location. Highly recommend.

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This was a lovely hotel, with a room overlooking the lake, and with an out door swimming pool, the staff were very attentive, breakfast was buffet style, but was very extensive, cereals, sausage,bacon, egg, fruit and yoghurt, The rooms were 50's style, but still very nice, every thing you needed, being situated on the Via Nassa, there were plenty of... More 

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Bergamo, Italy
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64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

One night in Lugano for business and had a room in that Hotel. Nice room, clean and well equipped. Hotel celebrated 100th anniversary in 2006 and so you have many historical memorabilia around the common areas. very interesting the small room with old devices used in the Hotel in the past.

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Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Lovely hotel. Beautiful, classy old style bar with lake view. The pool in the upper gardens is a treat and they even serve cocktails. Breakfast is ok, could be better. Pay for the lakeview room with balcony if you can! Only deaw back - no real double beds, only 2 singles pushed together. Will definitely go back.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Been there twice. Staff are friendly, there is a lovely feel to the place. The renovated rooms are just fab, would love to see all rooms reach that standard! The balconies have great views and location is perfect.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is our third time in Lugano (for the ICML congress held every 2 years) and we have always stayed at Hotel International au Lac. Very friendly staff who are very appreciative of the return business and very well located. We got a great room on 5th floor this time with view of lake, but make sure to bring travel... More 

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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

the room is confortable and nice , excelent location, gorgiuos view, excelent service. congratulations you have got a very good place there. It is very centric, and have many services ( church, museum, restaurant very near by

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