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Hotel Walter au Lac

Piazza Rezzonico 7, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Ranked #21 of 43 Hotels in Lugano
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Perth, Australia
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66 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Atlanta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

A great hotel right on the lake front. OK not the biggest room in the world but perfectly adequate for a 4 night short break with most of the time spent out and about. Clean comfortable and quiet with some of the best staff we have met. The ladies on reception are a mine of local information. Location is good... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your good review. For us is the most important that our guests feel relaxed. We hope to see you soon again! Yours sincerely More 

Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a very good hotel overlooking the lake. This is a full service hotel with restaurants, spa, etc. The view of the lake from the balcony of our hotel room was great while sipping on a bottle of wine. Thre are lake cruises available as well rental paddle boats if you are interested. There is lots of high end... More 

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Dear guest, Thank you for your good review. The opinion of our guests is very important for us to become better. We hope to see you soon again. Yours sincerely, More 

Rome, Lazio, Italy
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

For a hotel that's been operating since 1888 the hotel is well updated and clean. The staff was friendly and helpful. The hotel is situated in the center of Lugano on the waterfront and close to everything. Some rooms have balconies overlooking the lake with beautiful views of the mountains.Breakfast is included with the room rate and offers an international... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Great views from this hotel if you a choose waterfront. The location is great, walking distance to everything. The room was ok we had a balcony which was lovely to watch the sun set over the lake. the hotel waterfront rooms do not have the afternoon sun shining on them which is a bonus. The bathroom large and clean. The... More 

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