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Villa Principe Leopoldo

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Montalbano 5, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Laguna Niguel, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 4 days ago NEW

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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London, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
33 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely hotel in a great spot. They kindly upgraded us without us requesting it from a basic room in the Residence to one in the main hotel with a lovely view over the lake, which made our stay all the more enjoyable. Their restaurant is pricey but well worth the money.

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New York City, New York
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93 reviews 93 reviews
25 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We greatly enjoyed this hotel. It's up on a hill, with lovely views overlooking the lake and bay, which one can enjoy from the restaurant and bar -- where guests gather each evening. The rooms were nicely appointed, nice size, very nice amenities and touches. The service was very friendly. The concierges were very helpful. The only downside is that... 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 appreciated very much your compliments to our staff. It is a pleasure to read that you felt well and comfortable during your holiday. It is very important for us to receive feedback from our guests in order... More

Levallois-Perret, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The reception is excellent, the hospitality is out of this world, the dinner is worth three stars on the Michelin guide scale the site is beautiful, the rooms are extremely well designed and equipped with all the modern necessities. We had a perfect four nights stay, the car safely parked in the shade and the service really very, very good.

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your appreciated feedback. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Principe Leopoldo and it is a pleasure to read that you felt comfortable during your holiday. We look forward to welcoming you soon again at the Villa Principe Leopoldo. Best regards from Lugano, VILLA PRINCIPE LEOPOLDO Member of Relais... More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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75 reviews 75 reviews
36 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I was in Lugano for work, the Residence was in fact a delightful 1 bedroom apartment. Views of hills and trees, very lush and quiet. Bathroom has been renovated and nicely appointed. Large sitting area and desk to work on. We took the short walk to the main hotel for drinks and dinner, oh the view is spectacular. The food... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your nice and appreciated feedback. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Principe Leopoldo and it is a pleasure to read that you felt comfortable during your holiday. We look forward to welcoming you soon again at the Villa Principe Leopoldo. Best regards from Lugano, VILLA PRINCIPE LEOPOLDO Member... More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stayed in this hotel for one week and it was wonderful experience. Staff and service at reception and restaurant were very great, very friendly and helpful. Breakfast and dinner were good also. In main building you can find better lake view, however secondary residence has cheaper rooms.The room was very spacious and clean with big window, living and bedroom... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your nice 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. We hope... More

Reading, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
27 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stayed here on the way to Interlaken. I had read trip advisor and realised many people had been disapointed to find they were booked into the "Residence" which is described as nearby. We were also, however I decided to reserve judgment till we were there.The residence is nearby, about 300meteres and is actually a separate hotel in my opinion.... More

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

Dear Guest, Your comment is very much appreciated! Thank you! And thank you also for the positive feedback about our rooms, pool and breakfast area. As very well explained in your comment, the Residence building is a separate building. The rooms at the Villa have recently been renovated and the structure “Villa” makes further part of Relais & Châteaux. The... More

Long Beach, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Excellent staff and service, great breakfast and best dinner meal I have ever had. We had a big room that was clean, great bed, balcony, very comfortable. Very disappointed with the lake view from our lake view room, big trees were blocking, asked about it and they said the trees belonged to the neighbor. I don't understand how a five... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for putting your review on Tripadvisor. We really appreciate the fact, that you took the time to leave a comment. First of all we would like to thank you for the compliments given about our service and infrastructure. We will be pleased to forward your lines to our team members. All reservations in the Villa are... More

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Address: Via Montalbano 5, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Ticino > Lugano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Principe Leopoldo 5*
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Situated high above the Bay of Lugano this exceptional boutique hotel offers first-class suites and rooms. The tastefully arranged spacious rooms, the terraces with breathtaking views, two heated outdoor pools, tennis courts and a wide range of facilities leave nothing to be desired. Neither does the exquisite Mediterranean cuisine of Dario Ranza, served in the light-flooded restaurants. Jewel of the hotel is Kiso: a heavenly, exclusive Spa offering unadulterated luxury, privacy and exclusive treatments. Nothing else to be desired - a truly royal feeling. ... more   less 
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