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2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Via Besso 24, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Ranked #11 of 25 Lugano B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015
Winglette Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Situated just a short walk from Lugano main railway station this is a simple but nice and clean place to stay. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. I had a room facing the road but to my surprise it was very quiet. Breakfast was good considering the price range and the breakfast room has a homely feel to... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The best aspect of the hotel is its location only a very short walk from the main train station. The standard is not high but acceptable for just sleeping. Clean rooms that with inexpensive furnishings. The breakfast is simple. Hard boiled eggs, croissant, cereals and yogurt. Coffee is horrible but you can ask for an espresso which is quite good.... More 

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3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Really, the staff is extremely friendly. They try to do the best while serving to the guests. Location is really great for trawellers by SBB - less than 5 minutes to the station. That was the main reason for me to choose the hotel. The price is adequate too. Breakfast is better to take in the city. The neighborhood is... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

+ Very friendly and helpfull staff! Nice bathroom with a bathtub. We didn't have to leave the key when we went out. - No showercurtain and nowhere for the water on the floor to go. So if you have a room with a bathtub. Shower lying down. Bad coffee and fruit for breakfast.

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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

we stayed for one night in this Hotel. The owner gave us a great room! All staffs was very friendly Very clean. The mattress was very comfortable. The bathroom was modern, large and clean with a window. TV with international cable TV. Free Wifi, free parking. We come back for sure!

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Strangnas, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I really wish I could give this hotel a higher rating, because there's absolutely nothing wrong with the room itself. I really enjoyed the room. The minute I opened the door, I felt at home. The room was big enough to move around in, it was clean and "homey", and the bed was comfortable. The staff were all friendly and... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

This is a budget, no-frills hotel. There is a good deal of street noise if you have a room facing the street. In summer, the rooms are rather warm. The drawbacks are balanced by the friendliness of the staff. There is a 24 h reception, manned by people always willing to help. The location just behing the rail station, is... More 

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is located behind the railway station, close enough to go by foot even with heavy luggage. Because the city centre is easily reached from the railway station by a cable car service, the location is convenient in every respect. The rooms are simply satisfactory; it is hard to find in switzerland this standard at such a price in... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

the hotel is on a main road. which means noisy at night(especially motorbikes). We HAD to leave the windows open cuz even tho it was mid hot-humid-July there was no AC in the room (pretty basic no?) the staff is not friendly and they look tired of being there.... not worth the money spent

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Address: Via Besso 24, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Besso 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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