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Hotel Admiral

Via Geretta 15 | Paradiso, Lugano 6900, Switzerland (Formerly Holiday Inn Lugano Centre)
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  • Location
    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 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Warlingham, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having been an Holiday Inn for many years, this hotel has reverted to its original name and things have improved as a result. After a poor renovation a couple of years ago, the glitches have mostly been ironed out and during a recent stay I was happier than a couple of years ago. The lifts have been renovated and a... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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255 reviews 255 reviews
78 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I got this hotel room on Hotwire at the last minute. At a pretty low rate, this was a decent value; however, there were several negative things that stood out: 1. Although the majority of the room appeared clean, the bathroom shower curtain was filthy and reeked of urine when it got wet. 2. When we checked in, the hotel... More 

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AndreaCorrias, Direttore generale at Hotel Admiral, responded to this review

Dear Mr Smith I am very sorry for your comment not totally positive about your stay at our hotel. As you write leaves me surprised. cleaness of our rooms is ne of our strong points and above all the curtains of the showers are very careful. but we note and we will do our proper better controls. regarding your double... More 

Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have spent some days at Hotel Adrmiral and I have a perfect stay. Room is new and perfectly cleaned. TV is huge with international channels and bed was incredibly comfortable. Although there is parquet in the room, the room is very quite. Service is efficient and the staff is very professional and welcoming. They really care to offer you... More 

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AndreaCorrias, Direttore generale at Hotel Admiral, responded to this review

Dear Alice thank you very much for your wonderful review, for which we are very happy. I am also glad that both liked our room, new and full equipped with every modern comfort. TV Samsung 40 inch mounted this week with our selection of mostly international channel by satellite. Our etages employee take care of the cleaning of the room... More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel over several years. The change in ownership has improved considerably one's stay. Cleaner more modern rooms, more comfortable and with a staff that continues to be highly professional.

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AndreaCorrias, Direttore generale at Hotel Admiral, responded to this review

Dear Beklog Thank you for your nice comment and I am glad that you have noticed the change that we gave to the hotel. now it's been a year since we left the Holiday Inn chain and we have made a nice change in all our offer. All renovated and modern rooms, complete hotel service for all guests needs and... More 

Ingersoll, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This hotel is right on bus line from train station (but be sure to check out which bus etc you should take BEFORE you head to Lugano!). The funicular to Mount San Salvatore is right around the corner from the hotel and the boat dock for lake tours is only 3-4 blocks away - very convenient walks from the hotel.... More 

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AndreaCorrias, Direttore generale at Hotel Admiral, responded to this review

Dear Sheri, Thank you very much for your wonderful review, we are happy that we have found very good at our facility. as you say it 's true that our location is great, close to all the attractions like the funicular and the pier for excursions in the lake. pleasantly furnished with a 15-minute walk along the lake you arrive... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I stumbled upon it by chance while driving around Switzerland by myself. Ideally located just minutes away from the boat terminal and mount San Salvatore cable railway, it was perfect for a few days relax exploring the great natural sorroundings. The hotel is spotless, rooms are large and bright and there's a parking lot where I left my car all... More 

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AndreaCorrias, Direttore generale at Hotel Admiral, responded to this review

Dear Sara, thanks a lot for your very nice comment. it's incredible how did you feel even if it was the first time in ticino and in our property. you have touch with your hand our family hotel staff and how relaxing is to stay same time with us. the place is very quite, out of the noice of the... More 

Belgrade, Serbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I had really great time in Hotel Admiral. Room was very nice and comfortable, Samanta and other women took care about cleanness and thanks for that. Head chef made me delicious dishes in which I enjoyed while sparrow, the hotel's regular guest, kept me company :) You have lovely staff and don't change them. I felt like at home. Thanks... More 

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AndreaCorrias, Direttore generale at Hotel Admiral, responded to this review

Dear Lea Thank you for your beautiful comment and we are all delighted that you have spent some beautiful days in Lugano and at our hotel. my job and the staff is just as you wrote, make you feel at home, and I think we succeeded in do it. We are waiting you for a next stay in Lugano, again... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I have stayed at this hotel for 3 nights at a weekend. We booked with expedia. Check-in was super-smooth and fast. All extras as previously quoted (10 euro/night the dog, 10 euro/night parking about 5 euro per person/night tourist tax). The room was small but clean and modern. Since we had a dog, the hotel staff kindly gave us a... More 

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AndreaCorrias, Direttore generale at Hotel Admiral, responded to this review

Dear Mr Zibbu, thank you so much for your comment, beautiful and precise. we are happy that we have been well in our hotel and that we meet your expectations. our rooms have different size and its actually was a standard room, which we thought was the best solution because the dog could stay in the terrace. we still have... More 

Winterthur, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We were very pleased with our stay at Hotel Admiral in Lugano-Paradiso. We arrived by train and it was only a 3 minute walk from the train station. The rooms are comfortable and modern, staff was very nice and the price was right. The hotel does not have lake view but it is only a 5 minute walk to the... More 

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AndreaCorrias, Direttore generale at Hotel Admiral, responded to this review

Dear Mr Dominique, thank you for your nice comment and we are glad that you have been happy in our hotel during your stay. as you say the location is great, just off the highway lugano sud, a few minutes by foot from the rail station of paradiso or to the bus stop number 2 that comes from Lugano main... More 

Heswall, United Kingdom
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129 reviews 129 reviews
31 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Stayed here on business, easy check in and check out... Clean and bright rooms with good facilities.. Good breakfast options included in our price Would definitely stay again, staff were great. I was able to borrow an adaptor as the standard European adaptor doesn't work here

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AndreaCorrias, Direttore generale at Hotel Admiral, responded to this review

Dear Mr Lee thank you very much for your nice review, where you have been witness of our daily commitment to keep everything as best as possible. the rooms are all new and soon to be equipped with new 40-inch smart TV. We are also starting to replace all the hotel beds to offer you a better sleep. breakfast is... More 

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