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Villa Principe Leopoldo

5.0 of 5 Via Montalbano 5, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very expensive. Poor relation price/quality. Very old hotel. Very old dirty rooms and furniture. They offer wi fi but it never works. We stayed five days and I had to go to the lobby any time I wanted to use the wi fi. There was no coincierge (amazing!') and the attention of the only one person at the front desk... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful locations in Switzerland. The rooms are great and the views overlooking Lake Lugano are breathtaking. The staff is a bit snooty but other than that it was great. Dinner on the back terrace outside is memorable. The ride down to town is short and sweet but a harder walk. The basilica in town... More

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Tessalgroup M, Manager at Villa Principe Leopoldo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your kind feedback. We are happy to read that you spent a great time with us. It is very important for us to receive feedback from our guests in order to improve our services and product constantly. Please rest assured that your remark about the staff will be taken into consideration. We hope... More

Milan, Italy
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133 reviews 133 reviews
65 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Careful when you book this hotel, it seems almost impossible to know where you are booking, we did our reservation through Booking for convenience, the description of the room was that it was on the main building Villa Principe Leopoldo, but we found ourselves kind of sent away to the "other hotel" as they described it eventough they did it... More

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Thatcham
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

A Great classy Hotel with fantastic views of the lake. First class services and comfort, rooms very spacious and impeccable service. The views are fantastic, bar and restaurants are top class!! Overall a top class hotel!

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Tessalgroup M, Manager at Villa Principe Leopoldo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice and appreciated feedback about Villa Principe Leopoldo and its fantastic view. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to have the pleasure to welcoming you again at Villa Principe Leopoldo. Best regards from Lugano, VILLA PRINCIPE LEOPOLDO Member of Relais & Châteaux More

Vevey, Switzerland
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22 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The Leopoldo is in the style of a grand hotel. It is about 2 km above Lugano (they have a shuttle bus during the day). There is a main Villa with spectacular views over Lake Lugano. Drinks on the terrace are a must. Across the road is the Residence - referred to in the booking options as "the Annex". Here... More

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Sydney, Australia
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140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Our junior suite in the main building could not be faulted. We had a large separate toilet with bidet, a bathroom with a large walk in shower, comfortable bed and a balcony with a view of the lake. Drinks on the terrasse was straight from a James Bond movie, a glamorous crowd, excellent cocktails and stunning views of the lake... More

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Tessalgroup M, Manager at Villa Principe Leopoldo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your appreciated feedback and for having taken the time to write a comment on TripAdvisor. It is very important for us to receive feedback from our guests in order to improve our service and product constantly. It is a pleasure for us to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and your... More

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The hotel is in a lovely setting. It is a quiet area away from the hustle and bustle of the city with spectacular views from the main villa. We stayed in the residence which we liked with a beautiful quiet garden setting overlooking a good-sized pool. The room was very spacious with a seating and desk area on a lower... More

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Laguna Niguel, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We stayed in the main villa, after reading mixed reviews about the residence. Pulling up to the hotel and walking thought the lobby to the lovely grounds and breathtaking views of the lake is impressive. The hallways are sort of odd....long and dark with an strange combination of pink stucco and green marble, incongruous with the lovely exterior of this... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

While touring Switzerland, we had the chance to stay at the Villa Principe Leopoldo. We booked a room in the main villa (not the residence), with a view facing the lake. That view is precisely one of the strongest point of the Villa. It is truly breathtaking. During our stay we had nothing to complain about. The staff is extremely... More

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Tessalgroup M, Manager at Villa Principe Leopoldo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your kind feedback and for having taken the time to write a comment on TripAdvisor. We are happy to read that you spent a great time with us. It is very important for us to receive feedback from our guests in order to improve our services and product constantly. We hope you had... More

Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

One night stop at the Villa Leopoldo where I booked a room in the secondary house. First of all I'll start with the good things: - Great and professionnal staff. - The gourmet restaurant is very good... and the service was excellent. - Spacious room Now the bad stuff: - Might be the ugliest bathroom I've seen in a hotel... More

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Address: Via Montalbano 5, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Principe Leopoldo 5*
Number of rooms: 75
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