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Hotel Admiral

4.0 of 5 Via Geretta 15, Lugano 6902, Switzerland (Formerly Holiday Inn Lugano Centre)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We were in lugano for a night and this hotel was a pleasant surprise. Small room, But good bed and great shower. 15 min walk to the city center, walking by the lake. Fair price, i would easily stay again. Lovely city - hotel located right beside paradiso station.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
32 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights in August. The beds were huge which were brilliant. There is a pool in the basement and on the roof terrace. There are a lot of holes in the decking on the roof so becareful where you step. The breakfast was nice, it was a lot different to what we have had on other... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Just 2 minutes walking to lake, next to big hypermarket and arabic restaurant, very kind staff with enough car parking in front of the entrance in case of drop off and pickup people, car parking with 10 CHF per night which is much cheaper than other hotels.

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

...in a quiet part of town, away from the hustle and bustle. Twenty minute walk away from the beautiful frescos of Chiesa Santa Maria degli Angelo, and Via Nassa, the main pedestrian mall of the 'old town.' Staff were friendly and helpful, and breakfast was fresh and appetising, with a limited 'hot table.' Room and bathroom very compact. It was... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The hotel is just perfect! The rooms are spacious, the bathroom is luxurious. The hotel provides free Wifi. The hotel has great extra's: - parking, FREE, for the car - swimming pool on the roof, lovely! But also on level -2. - great bar with nice dishes

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Ioannina, Greece
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Tidy and cheap hotel, in the center of Beautiful Lugano. the room is very good. The Hotel is quiet and the breakfast tastyful. You can take a walk on foot by the lake which is very clean. The Hotel offers in price and a parking for your car.

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Minsk, Belarus
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Very good centrally located place to stay for visitors of the city, both businessmen and tourists. Friendly environment, caring personnel, two swimming pools and sauna. Comfortable bed and pillows, which ensures good rest. The only suggestion to improve is related to sound insulation of rooms - at times one could noise from neighboring room.This is worth taking into account during... More 

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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We stayed one night. The hotel is not centrally located and the facilities are not impressive. The room was ok but the bathroom is in need of an upgrade. There was a window in the bathroom that opened to the neighbor's apartment and you could hear everyone talking. The shower walls were moldy. We had dinner at the hotel restaurant... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

It is not centrally located but you know it before booking it. Eooms are ok, big enough, swimming pool as well ok, restaurant wasn't amazing we found better italian restaurants in downtown. If you just go to sleep for a weekend and you get a discounted rate then it is ok.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We arrived later to Lugano and needed a hotel . We happened upon the holiday inn... The young man who was on reception was very friendly and helpful. We were given a nice upgrade and the last room . The restaurant area while being tired had good food. All in all alittle pricey but had a carpark was clean and... More 

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Address: Via Geretta 15, Lugano 6902, Switzerland (Formerly Holiday Inn Lugano Centre)
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Admiral 4*
Number of rooms: 92
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Lugano Centre Hotel Lugano
Lugano Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#11 Luxury Hotel in Lugano

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