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Hotel Admiral

Via Geretta 15, 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
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great little hotel close to Lake Lugano in district Paradiso. Although we stayed here for just one night, it felt absolutely perfect. Some might say the rooms are a bit small and compact but we felt it was just right and cozy. The Hotel is walking distance to Lake Lugano and one can easily walk along the lake to reach... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your wonderful review and we are happy that we have found very well your stay with us. Indeed the hotel has its own story we recently renewed a lot of it's parts. All the rooms are new. the hotel is really well located, just off the highway exit Lugano south and close to... More 

Roma
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here many times and every time the service is great. Check in is easy and fast, desk staff are very welcoming and attentive to your needs. rooms are very clean and taken care of. Every room I have stayed in was in perfect conditions. WiFi is always very fast. I would definitely reccommend staying here.

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Gentilissimo cliente Alpa la ringrazio per la sua bellissima recensione e siamo molto felici che si sia trovato bene nel... More 

Warlingham, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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

Dear Customer Biba thank you very much for your nice comment that rewards our choice to go back to the origin as hotel admiral and left the holiday inn chain. we stayed with them for 15 years without regret, but it was time to make a big change. we renovated all rooms and various services and we are very happy... More 

Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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261 reviews
78 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

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
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

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 June 17, 2015

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
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 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 

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