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Hotel Splendide Royal

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Riva Caccia 7, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Ranked #3 of 41 hotels in Lugano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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New York City, New York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
26 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel is very classy and opulent architecture with lots of history. location is perfect 10 min walk on the lake to old town Lugano, 5 min to funicular to San Salvatore hill which is a must visit attraction in Lugano and across the street from boat pier Paradiso. Staff is very helpful and friendly we got upgraded to lovely room... More

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Hewitt, New Jersey
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11 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an amazing time here. VERY high quality hotel with decent customer service. Food was way beyond expectations. It was fresh and of high quality. My room was modest but well appointed as a suite. I felt right at home and had an amazing walk right outside of the hotel to city central Lugano. The people were extremely friendly and... More

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Splendide Royal was our home for 3 days during our stay in Lugano. Breakfast was amazing, staff was really professional commanding us where to go and what to visit. The room was really nice and the lake view breathtaking.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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594 reviews 594 reviews
64 hotel reviews
890 helpful votes 890 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Splendide Royal a Historical Palace I stay 5 nights till 4 Th of august the staff were very friendly the Blu restaurant for breakfast were fantastic rooms so nice the view is great the room service and house also very good the only thing which is not good the entrance of the hotel either coming by walking through high ramp... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights. We booked about 30 mins before we arrived but everything was ready for our arrival. The staff were wonderful from the get go. We were addressed by our names by all the staff throughout our stay and the second morning the maitre'd even remembered our breakfast drinks order. We had our dinner in the... More

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Newtown, Connecticut
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47 hotel reviews
295 helpful votes 295 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Returned to magical Lugano after 30 years. Once again stayed at this lovely hotel. Excellent service, nice location, beautiful classic rooms that have all the modern amenities. Would have been nice if the hotel had a pool, a "real, modern" gym (the room set aside for that purpose is a feeble attempt, at best). The large breakfast buffet room (the... More

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Odense, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Stayed 3 nights in july with my wife. We had booked a deluxe palace room. On the positive side the room (206) was very large and included a very large terrace/balcony with great view to the lake and mountains – the terrace vas large enough to accommodate a table with 4 chairs and 2 sun-chairs. On the negative side the... More

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Orlando, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Could we ask for more. Large clean rooms, spacious bathroom with tubs and shower. People who checked in are definitely would not care for the price. Better than that one we checked in at venice. Breakfast was served at the veranda. Would love to come back!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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37 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We spent two nights here and were delighted with the property, location and service. We had a large clean 6th floor room facing the lake. When we first arrived, we went to the terrace bar while our bags were being delivered; delightful service with a (free) assortment of canapes to accompany our drinks. Very good A/C in our room, not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We had a lake facing room at Hotel Splendide Royal which provided nice lake views. The room was beautiful, the hotel was air conditioned. The bathroom had a wonderful shower, nice bath products. There was no coffee maker in the room, however, we did have a small refrigerator, safe, and complimentary water. There was only 1 English speaking TV channel... More

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splendideroyal, General Manager at Hotel Splendide Royal, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your nice comments. We are glad you have liked the room’s decor and have enjoyed the comfortable shower. It surprises us that there was only one English speaking channel on the TV, as normally there are several British, American and International TV channels in English. We have asked our technicians to verify our... More

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Address: Riva Caccia 7, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Ticino > Lugano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Splendide Royal 5*
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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 
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