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Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola

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Viale Castagnola 31, Lugano 6906, Switzerland
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London, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2006

This is a really nice hotel with lovely views, nice rooms, gerat facilities, excellent food and good staff. We've stayed there 3 times now (on driving holidays round Europe) and will do so again.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2006

Went to Lugano to celebrate our 35th Wedding Anniversary and stayed at the Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola. The hotel and setting were wonderful. Our room was a junior suite (#112) and faced the gardens and the lake. It was very roomy and bright with a balcony with a small table two chairs and a lounge chair. The hotel staff was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2005

have stayed in many nice hotels and while others in asia and the U.S. have more modern luxury, i felt that villa castagnola had some of the most exceptional service. When they took our passports they must have realized that it would be my mother's birthday during our stay. Unasked, they sent up a beautiful tray of truffles as well... More 

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Boston - USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2005

Coming from the Germanic sections of Switzerland into the Italian area of Lugano...and then entering this property was amazing. This is an extremely fancy and classy place. This is not a hotel for those that want a chain -like hotel or expect a Spring Break hotel. We stayed because it was Classy...through and through...from reception, to check in...to dinner. We... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2005

This is a place to relax and take it very ,very easy. Very popular with Nordic retired couples and nothing wrong with that ; it just gives you the idea. If you are on business, you'll have a problem : with the booking, the location, the structure of the hotel (long corridors and various aisles), minibar to be filled by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2005

This gorgeous hotel is in the picture perfect town of Lugano, in the Ticino region of Switzerland. It's one of those hotels that you drive up to and say "Wooooow, I am so glad that I get to stay here!". Our room was in the center of the hotel with a direct view of the lake. The room was large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2005

Went here as part of a business trip, but it was utterly beautiful. Great location at the edge of Lugano, fantastic view of the lake, not quite the same five star as in Asia, but still very good. The grounds are very nice, tennis courts, indoor swimming pool (and the lake itself in season, which this wasn't quite). The barman... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2004

Driving up to the Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola makes you feel like an old Hollywood movie star - the outside of the hotel looks very glamourous, complete with flower-adorned terraces on every floor, a lovely outdoor terrace with umbrellas shading each table, and sunbathers right there on the beautifully landscaped, lush green lawn. The inside of the hotel is equally... More 

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