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Hotel International au Lac

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Nassa 68 | Piazza Luini, Lugano 6901, Switzerland
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Ranked #5 of 41 Hotels in Lugano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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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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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Carlos, California
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18 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean, convenient, quiet, great location. The breakfast room offered an extensive range of options. Back of hotel offered a quiet oasis where one could relax with a book or jump in the pool. Kid toys seemed to be available as well. I was able to order a nice cool Prosecco and enjoyed a peaceful hour after my walk/hike around the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a pleasant stay in Hotel Int'l Au Lac. Located only 5 minutes bus ride from central station, in an affluent shopping area in front of the lake. The room with aircon was small but clean & functional. Breakfast was served in a large dining room with decent choices. The staff were also very helpful with information on tourist... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A terrific location next door to the most amazing church and frescos, and the prime shopping street. We paid a premium to have a room with a view over the lake- worth the extra. Hotel exudes charm and old world elegance, perhaps somewhat staid. A wonderful room. Breakfast good but not exceptional.

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86 reviews 86 reviews
37 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here 2 nights got a lake view room which had a small balcony with a nice view across the lake very peaceful even though it was facing the front the noise level was extremely low. The staff that attended to us were very courteous and very helpful. Breakfast was buffet style which was more than adequate and plenty of... More

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Au Lac is most convenient if you want to be right at the centre of old town in Lugano. The hotel is in the high end shopping district and steps from points of interests. This historic hotel has great breakfast and well-kept rooms. The staff can step up the notch when it comes to service though. For example, breakfast... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We selected the hotel based on their having a parking garage. We were very pleased with the room and the location. The breakfast included was great and convenient. In addition they have great outdoor spaces with a pool, beautiful landscaping and a spectacular view of the lake. They are convenient to shopping and restaurants. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend them!!

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Navi Mumbai, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here only for a night and we had a pleasant stay. The lake is just opposite and the location is awesome. The breakfast was good and the staff over there were helpful. It has a terrace garden . Overall a good experience.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
47 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This hotel is opposite Lake Lugano over a main road. This can be a bit noisy with windows open but it did not disturb us. Boat trips on the lake are just over the road and are nice to do. If you do the afternoon trip to Porlezza where you can step off for a coffee or a lovely ice... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The hotel takes you back to an era of European travellers - from the initial welcome to the helpful staff at dinner, breakfast and in the bar, comfortable beds and a lovely pool in the terraced gardens. Only minutes from the lake, in all a beautiful stay.

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Bern, Switzerland
12 reviews 12 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This Hotel makes you feel the best moments of the past but in a very clean and modern comfort and popped with a very great attention and hospitality. The location next to the lake and the superb hidden garden with a very nice pool is a gem among real traditional Hotels. One just need to relax in the readingroom with... More

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Address: Via Nassa 68 | Piazza Luini, Lugano 6901, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Ticino > Lugano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel International au Lac 3.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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