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Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola

5.0 of 5 Viale Castagnola 31, Lugano 6906, Switzerland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Seoul, South Korea
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We very much enjoyed our stay at the Villa Castagnola last week. Our suite was on the top floor with an amazing view of the lake and Monte San Salvatore. The hotel staffs were very attentive and helpful in every way. The hotel also offers great breakfast at the famous Le Relais and plenty of sitting areas in lobby and... More 

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Zorloni, Direttore at Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice comment. We are truly happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Castagnola. The beautiful views that you can enjoy from here, our staff’s courtesy and the privileged location inside a sub-tropical park, are all characteristics that turn our guest's stays in memorable experience! As you noticed, Villa Castagnola, built in... More 

Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We had an excellent stay at the Villa Castagnola and can highly recommend it. It is a beautiful and enjoys a wonderful view of the Lake of Lugano, framed by palm trees and banana leaves from the lush garden of Villa Castagnola. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Conveniently located near the lake and a 20 minute walk through... More 

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Dear Mrs. Liv, We thank you very much for your beautiful comment. We are pleased to read that you appreciated the special atmosphere of Villa Castagnola, the charming park and the attentiveness of our staff. As you noticed very well, our hotel enjoys a privileged position, immerged in a subtropical park but just fifteen minutes walking distance from the city... More 

Denville, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Visited this marvelous hotel in August 2014. We were warmly greeted at the reception desk and from that moment on the service continued to delight us, the staff continually went out of their way to assist us and make our stay memorable. Our room was beautifully appointed and had a most wonderful view of the lake. The bartenders were charming... More 

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Zorloni, Direttore at Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Laura, We thank you for your marvelous comment about our property. We are very pleased to read that you appreciated our staff’s courtesy as well as the culinary offer. We love to pay attention to every detail and try to satisfy every wish of our guests, and it makes us more than happy to hear such positive feed... More 

Rotterdam
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is not a hotel for everyone; particularly if you are used to go for breakfast with your flip flops and shorts, or for dinner without a jacket. The hotel is meant for a class of people very seclusive and very private... A class of people who belong to another era, long gone. New money will be the odd one... More 

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Zorloni, Direttore at Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you very much for your outstanding comment. We are delighted to know that you catched the essence and the very special atmosphere of our property. The Grand hotel Villa Castagnola is a five-star-superior hotel, with a special and unique character, paying great attention to every detail and aiming to make every single stay memorable. We are... More 

Naples, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Beautiful hotel & beautifully located. Highlights for my wife and I were breakfasts on the terrace overlooking the lake and relaxing right along the lake in the lakeside club. The staff was excellent. The hotel is easy to get to. It was an excellent point to explore the whole area, including Lake Como. We would love to go back. I... More 

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Zorloni, Direttore at Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola, responded to this review

Dear Guest, many thanks for your positive comment. We are happy to read that you fully enjoyed your stay at Villa Castagnola. As you said, during summer you can enjoy the terrace and the panorama on park and lake the best. We also thank you for the compliments to our staff, we do our best to make our guests feel... More 

NYC
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This is one of the most amazing hotels I have ever stayed at. It is as close to perfect as humanly possible. The hotel is big enough to have all of the services and amenities you'd want, but never feels too big. The building and grounds are lovely. The terrace where you can have breakfast and dinner is very nice.... More 

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Zorloni, Direttore at Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we thank you for your beautiful comment. We are really pleased to read that you had an enjoyable and satisfying stay at Villa Castagnola and that our staff made you feel at your ease. We appreciate that you liked our charming property and the privileged location. We also thank you for sharing your thoughts about guests smoking on... More 

Moscow Oblast, Russia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

A luxury hotel! Marvelous restaurants. The rooms are very cosy and spacy (especially I liked the mirrows everywhere).We found the design of the hotel very elegant (My respect to the Russian aristocrats who built this hotel in the 19th century).Best of all we liked the privacy of the lake lido

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your very nice comment. We are truly happy to read that you appreciated the special atmosphere at the Villa Castagnola and its style. We love to take care of every detail! Indeed, as you said, the private lido at the lake is a very relaxing spot and is much appreciated from all guests. We would... More 

Perth, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Stayed here for two nights. Absolute luxury. Felt like royalty. Delicious breakfasts. Staff were very friendly and helpful. But all this comes at a price and a very hefty price. I would stay here again if someone paid for me but would not pay these prices again.

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Zorloni, Direttore at Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we thank you for your nice comment. With pleasure we read that you appreciated the style and atmosphere of the Villa Castagnola and the friendliness of our staff. To be able to welcoming you again at Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola our reservation team will be delighted to propose you interesting holiday packages. We look forward to welcome you... More 

New Jersey, USA
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80 reviews 80 reviews
18 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We chose the hotel because of its quiet 10 minute walk to central Lugano. Separated from the lake by a road, Villa Castagnola is in a park like setting with incredible views. Breakfast was excellent. However food served at lunch was just ok as we ordered Caesar salad with chicken and although the chicken was very tasty it was shockingly... More 

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Zorloni, Direttore at Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we thank you very much for your comment. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed the very special location of our hotel and the unique panorama which you can have from here. We are also very happy to read that our breakfast buffet was of your taste. We will forward your compliments for the breakfast but also... More 

Perth, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

We spent a long weekend at the hotel in June this year and enjoyed our stay immensely. The room we had was exactly as we expected, it was roomy, clean and the view was great. The check-in was smooth and friendly. We found all the staff very accommodating, whether it be at the reception desk or at the restaurant. I... More 

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Gianora, Direttore at Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we thank you very much for your beautiful comment! We are very happy to read that you had pleasant stay at Villa Castagnola and enjoyed the service and friendliness of our staff. We will forward your compliments to all employees. Indeed our hotel is in a very special location, being a few minutes away from the city center... More 

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Additional Information about Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola

Address: Viale Castagnola 31, Lugano 6906, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola 5*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Castagnola
Grand Hotel Lugano
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Lugano
#2 Luxury Hotel in Lugano
#3 Business Hotel in Lugano

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