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Hotel Splendide Royal

#3 of 43 Hotels in Lugano
Certificate of Excellence
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Riva Caccia 7, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gold Coast Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This Hotel is soo charming and beautifully decorated in heritage theme, gorgeous furniture in lounge and bar areas all overlooking Lake - situated just far enough out of Manu shopping area to be quieter but only a relaxing lakefront walk into main shopping/ eating areas. The head barman from Como region exception with wines etc. Do a cruise around Lake... More 

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Rocky River, Ohio
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129 reviews 129 reviews
18 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Be prepared to be spoiled. The hotel has two parts, older and new. While looking at the property from the outside you might opt for the old, rooms on the new side are beautiful and in traditional decor. The view of the lake is outstanding especially before sunrise and after sunset when the surface is like a mirror showing great... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great service throughout. Room was clean and good. Would recommend going for the lake-view rooms. The others are facing a small courtyard så low level ones could be felt a bit dark. Very happy with our stay and would recommend this hotel.

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Gastonia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
14 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We're on a Taulk tour of Switzerland and staying 2 nights at the Splendid Hotel on Lake Lugano. It's at an excellent location right on the lake. There is a walking promenade right in front of the hotel that will get you into town in 10 minutes. The rooms are very nice and the service is excellent. Our room overlooks... More 

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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Spendide Royal is beautiful, with elegant decor and elegant rooms. Even the staff who work in this hotel are elegant, which is testament to the standard. However, it was all a bit too stiff and boring for me. Until I retire I want more atmosphere and a buzz or vibe. An energy to kick off dinner or drinks, which... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel, with a great location, in a great city. We ended up capping our two weeks of travel through Italy with 2 nights in Lugano, and our stay at the Hotel Splendide Royal was a perfect end to a spectacular trip. Our room was beautiful and we had a view that we could not stop gazing at in the... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
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120 reviews 120 reviews
24 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The price is high but trust me that when you enter the hotel you will understand why. Great dining room, rooms are nice with a lake view, but nevertheless they could be renovated. I like this place and I suggest to go and see. The lake is 20sec from the hotel and downtown is a 7min walk!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We stayed there for 2 nights in May (would have loved to stay longer) and had a very nice stay. I will start with the only negative point about the hotel which is the location near the street. This is not a quiet street and those who wish to open the window during the night might be bothered with the... More 

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Mississauga, Canada.
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Enjoyed our stay at the Hotel Splendide on the shores of lake Lugano. OurStay was greatly enhanced thanks to my Leading Hotels of the World membership. HOtel in the grand old style, great views of the lake from the bedroom, wonderful professional, friendly and efficient service. Excellent restaurant with great service and food. The swiis really know how to runn... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

My husband I and I went for our honeymoon. They staff were amazing and even took care of some naughty requirements. Our pet dog, Rocky, was well taken care of too. The hotel manager is incredible and also so sensitive to our situation. My hubby is a dwarf and this has proven to be an issue in other hotels but... More 

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