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Hotel Walter au Lac

Piazza Rezzonico 7, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangkok, Thailand
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48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel location is superb in downtown Lugano, not far from main square where you can find restaurants, cafe, bars. If you drive, there is a public underground parking around 200m away. Do pay the parking fee at the hotel to get the discount rate. Our room has magnificent view of famous Lake Lugano. The room is nice and quite traditional... More 

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed for 1 night in this hotel in July. It is on the lake quay. I was in the room on the 4th floor with a balcony. The room is basic and too expensive to my opinion, but everything is expensive in Switzerland. There was all needed though, even a tea kettle with tea bags. There is not much... More 

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walteraulac, Direttore at Hotel Walter au Lac, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for your review. It’s was a pleasure to welcome you in our house. We are happy, that you liked our present at check-out. We are waiting for your next visit!! More 

Bluffton, South Carolina
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44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Best location - with A/C and breakfast. 4th floor balcony has great relaxing place for wine, breezes and people / lake watching. Very comfortable. Very friendly, helpful staff. Within walking distance of everything. Only a short ride on the #4 bus from the train station. Small fridge in room to chill wine for the balcony .

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walteraulac, Direttore at Hotel Walter au Lac, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay in our house and in Lugano. We hope to see you soon again. More 

Seinajoki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

we enjoyed our stay in this hotel, room and bathroom clean and really nice, furniture of a good quality. If trying to find minuses, that would be terrace table, cheap plastic, it a bit spoiles the impression of "expensive hotel" and another thing would be breakfast, nice service and coffee, nut for a hotel of this level too small choice

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walteraulac, Direttore at Hotel Walter au Lac, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for your review. Next year we will change the plastic tables on the terraces. We serve Continental breakfast with cold buffet at will, with cold meats and cheese, 10 different types of bread, homemade jam, fruit, fresh fruit salad, cereals, yoghurt, hard-boiled and soft-boiled eggs. As drinks we offer: coffee (espresso, american coffee, cappuccino), hot and... More 

Perth, Australia
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86 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We only had one night on our way from Lucerne through to Venice. Wish we could have stayed longer, the hotel is right on the water and has a fabulous roof top terrace with a spa overlooking the lake and mountains. We booked a balcony room overlooking the lake, it was definitely worth it. Staff were helpful and friendly, room... More 

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walteraulac, Direttore at Hotel Walter au Lac, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for the good review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel and the gift by check-out. We would be happy to welcome you soon again! More 

Atlanta
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We stayed here one night and enjoyed our room on the way from Milan to Lauterbrunnen We were looking for an easy one-night stop-over. The hotel is right across from the lake and conveniently located for walking the shore. We enjoyed the restaurant downstairs as well. Our only complaint, and something to be aware of, was related to the parking.... More 

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walteraulac, Direttore at Hotel Walter au Lac, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. We appreciate a fair review. You parked on a public parking on which is written, that you have to pay for parking. The parking on this parking spot is free from 07.00 p.m. until 07.00 a.m. Our chef de reception said you, that the hotel have coins for half rate to pay the... More 

Pune
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42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Right on the waterfront, this is a great place to stay while in Lugano - walking distance from just about anything a visitor could need..... The railway station (though a bit of a steep climb), great eating joints, the shopping area.... what more could the tired tourist ask for? And on a Saturday evening - the place rocks with a... More 

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walteraulac, Direttore at Hotel Walter au Lac, responded to this review

.Dear guest, thank you for your nice review. We are happy, that you like Lugano. For your next visit remember that you can reach our hotel also by bus (no. 4 direction “Centro” until the bus stop “Piazza Rezzonico” opposite our hotel). All our rooms has air condition which a few minutes reduce the temperature in a pleasantly one. We... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

i love it .. very good location ..... nice hotel nice serves ... my room was with balcony and very good view on the lake .. there is spagiti restaurant .. dawn the hotel .. of curs i will chose tis hotel agin.

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walteraulac, Direttore at Hotel Walter au Lac, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your good review. It’s nice that after one year you have so good memories of our hotel. We hope to see you soon again! More 

Pune, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Location of the hotel is excellent. All out door activities such as the ferry terminal, bus terminal, Taxi stand, boat rides etc is just under the hotel. Faces the water front and it is a excellent place to walk along the water front. Restaurants, money exchange, shopping area is just next to the hotel. Staff is very good and speak... More 

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walteraulac, Direttore at Hotel Walter au Lac, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for your good review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay in Lugano. We hope to see you soon again. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

A nice example of an upmarket Lake hotel. Quite good staff. Impressive entry and interior and views over the road to Lake Lugano, but although everything was clean, the rooms are tired and need updating. Only a hand shower over the bath. The HARDEST BEDS we have ever encountered. Not great value, but everything in Lugano is expensive.

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walteraulac, Direttore at Hotel Walter au Lac, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for your review. For us is important to receive imputs from our guests! You reserved a double room, classic, without balcony. Please, if you desire, ask for your next visit an executive room. The executive rooms are renovated. Also you can ask a room with shower instead of bathtub. We are planning to renovate more rooms... More 

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