We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 38 Lugano hotels

Hotel Splendide Royal

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Riva Caccia 7, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
Our Best Rates Guarantee
Save Saved
You added Hotel Splendide Royal to your Saves list
Hotel Splendide Royal
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Booking.com Expedia.com Orbitz.com
and 4 more sites!
92%
Ranked #3 of 38 hotels in Lugano
Certificate of Excellence 2013
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Victor B Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Write a Review

252 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    167
    65
    11
    4
    5
See reviews for
44
104
8
40
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (34)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Splendide Royal in Lugano was really a wonderful find. My husband and I, years ago, passing by Lugano, saw this hotel but did not stay in it at the time. Last february, visiting Lugano again, we decided to stay at the Splendide for a couple of days. It was a wise decision. The hotel has two wings side by... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were most impressed with the room itself beautiful high ceilings, traditional furniture, tons of marble and a gorgeous Venetian chandeliers. The front desk staff was very pleasant and knowledgeable, with the exception if one young lady who did not understand what we were asking her in English or Italian, which was very frustrating, as you would expect the staff... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

My partner and I stayed in this hotel for five nights. There was a lot about this hotel that was excellent. The hotel is situated in a good location in Lugarno and is close to everything. Our room was a reasonable size with excellent views and was reasonably well appointed and clean. The hotel staff on the main were very... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sydney, Australia
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This classic style hotel, on the shores of Lake Lugano, has friendly staff, good service and a beautiful ground floor layout, with high ceilings and large windows overlooking the lake. I stayed for 3 nights in the "new" part of the hotel (on the left as you enter the reception) which is not a very nice looking concrete addition to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tulum, Mexico
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I stayed here a couple of years ago, so this is a late review. However I must say it has fantastic concierge service, beautiful views from the lake and very close to great party places. The hotel has a nice feeling of ancient grandeur. Decoration is simple but elegant. Room service is fab. Definitely a must when in Lugano.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I spent only one night at the Splendide Royal for business and I really enjoyed my short stay there. First, the hotel is very well located, with a superb view over the lake. Staff is really helpful, knowledgeable and very welcoming. Finally, I highly recommend the breakfast there which offers a lot of choices, fresh orange juices, excellent pastries, etc.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

the location was super. the front desk staff was very warm and even upgraded us to a lake view room. the concierge was very helpful and guided us to the best places. had one of the better elaborated b'fast spread.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Zurich, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

My boyfriend and I decided to make a spontaneous trip for my birhtday! So we drove to Lugano and saw the beautiful hotel Splendide and were in awe! We did not have a reservation and just entered and asked if there were any rooms, the receptionist was very friendly and even gave us a beautiful room with view on the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
England
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

The hotel is wonderfully located, right on the lake side. I had a room in the 'old' building without a lake view, which was a shame, but the room was large, well-furnished and very comfortable. Staff were without exception friendly and helpful. Breakfast was an excellent buffet, but as in so many places, the staff appear not to know that... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

This hotel is one of the best I've ever been to, Perfect location and view for rooms overlooking the lake. Excellent breakfast, staff are perfect and so nice. Parking is great and the valet guys are really helpful. Clean big rooms , bathroom so comfy. Balcony is a must in such location and view. except for the internet everything was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Been to Hotel Splendide Royal? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Splendide Royal

Also Known As:
Splendide Royal Hotel
Splendide Royal Lugano
Address: Riva Caccia 7, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Phone Number:
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Ticino > Lugano
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Lugano
#2 Business Hotel in Lugano
#3 Luxury Hotel in Lugano
#3 Romantic Hotel in Lugano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Splendide Royal 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Housed inside an iconic Belle Epoque palace, the Splendide Royal is a refined hotel with a familiar atmosphere where 19th Century's grace blends with international contemporary flair. A state-of-the-art personilized service is provided by well trained and skilled staff, who quietly ensures the guests a pampering of local experience, through courtesy, dedication and attention to detail. Its tradition of hospitality, attentions and fine dining is valued by royal families, celebrities and famous artists since its opening in 1887. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Priceline and Otel so you can book your Hotel Splendide Royal reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Hotel Splendide Royal, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.