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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 #8 of 41 hotels in Lugano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Navi Mumbai, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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103 reviews 103 reviews
46 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Harpenden, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well located, about a ten-minute lake-side walk from the city centre, this was ideal for our one-night visit. Arriving on a hot late-afternoon, we were able to cool off in the delightful swimming pool within minutes of arrival. As the dining room doesn't have any view, we opted to stroll and eat elsewhere (more expensively!), and for a bit of... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An old building, in the center of Lugano, showing its age..... Very convenient underground parking. Very helpful and polite staff. Breakfast was good, but could be improved. According to a friend, living in Lugano, not the best choise!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great location for a reasonable price. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The room are very basic, however do try to get a room over looking the lake as makes up with the lack of luxury in the room. There is a nice garden space behind the hotel for enjoying the sun. Breakfast is a huge buffet and great... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I was fortunate to have this hotel recommended by a friend who had travelled to Lugano before. You can't beat the location and reasonable price. Rooms are fairly sparse but I wasn't there looking to lounge in my room. They have a restaurant and bar inside, and it's an easy walk from the Funicolare.

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Santa Barbara, California
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113 reviews 113 reviews
31 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The hotel Is conveniently located on strip next to high end shopping districts with many room wart views, but a small hike to best restaurants. Typical European flair breakfast with good coffee. Our room was quite small so make sure you get all info on size. Staff very nice and pleasant compared to some of the restaurants here; Americans are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The reviews I read very very accurate. The hotel is in a very good location. Well kept, with a splendid breakfast! Lugano is a wonderful city, but the traffic can be a huge headache. Be sure to arrive before 3pm.

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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*
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