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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 42 hotels in Lugano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Colchester, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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116 reviews 116 reviews
41 hotel reviews
280 helpful votes 280 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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65 reviews 65 reviews
35 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Jerusalem, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to stay at the Splendide Royal a few years ago and I must say, the hotel was a bit run down and not the top notch you would expect in a hotel of that category, he definitively needed a revamp and new blood ! Well, congratulations to the Manager in charge because he turned the hotel... More

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Warwickshire, England
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently spent six nights at this hotel and had a room in the newer part of the hotel which had a balcony with lake view. The room was very comfortable and quiet. Its about a 15 minute walk to the main square,shopping area and restaurants. The Paradisio boat dock is only 5 minutes away where all the boat trips... More

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Al Khor, Qatar
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was really a nice and comfortable stay. First you will notice you are in the Italian section from the way the staff treat you; friendly and smiling at all times and ready to serve you with pleasure. I didn’t get a room with a lake view but I saw one and the view was beyond imagination, so book a... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Very friendly and courteous staff, breakfast variety and quality is excellent but the main downside of this hotel are the outdated rooms: you need to move bedside tables to plug an ipad, electricity plugs are outdated, no English channels nor cable offerings... if you want to get away from it all this may be a good destination but for a... 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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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
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#2 Family Hotel in Lugano #2 Business Hotel in Lugano #3 Romantic Hotel in Lugano #3 Luxury Hotel in Lugano
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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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