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Hotel Besso

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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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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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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19 helpful votes 19 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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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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Singapore, Singapore
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We are a family of 4 members and had a memorable stay here. The location is great, barely a couple of minutes from the train station, which also has the cogwheel train to go to the city center. Breakfast in the morning was fairly good and the staff members were responsive and prompt. The only thing was it was fairly... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

I have traveled the world and I must say that I am so impressed by gentlemen's attitude who run the hotel. Downsides - Everything in Switzerland is expensive and this hotel is not cheap. Rooms on the front side, facing the road is noisy and should be avoided. The carpets on the floor and staircase is worn out at places.... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We were pleasantly surprised by the fastidious room. There was a view of the lake, but the street noise was disconcerting. The bathroom shower head was strangely mounted at waist level, although we were able to hang it on the towel bar in order to shower. Also, there was no wash cloth and skimpy soap and shampoo packages. Location is... More

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