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Albergo Acquarello

3.0 of 5 Piazza Cioccaro 9, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This hotel is situated very close to the centre of Lugano and a short walk to the stunning lake, where the views are spectacular, however, the hotel is right next to the cable car that runs from the lower part of the city to the upper part, in fact it is so close that I could virtually touch it as... More 

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London, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I have to admit that I only stayed here because, although the hotel has now changed names, I once worked here when it was the Albergo Cristallo, for a whole summer back in 1980, as a waiter and barman. The hotel was a lot livelier then, serving both lunch and dinner, as well as drinks to guests on the terrace.... More 

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Suwon, South Korea
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We made a reservation for rooms on road because it could take some more hours to the destination. This hotel is located very close to the lower stop of cable car to Lugano railway station, and I could find many of commuters are using this railway. So, somewhat noisy and you can feel some trembling when the car go up... More 

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KOS
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

the position of this hotel is the its main advantage. on the foot of the funicular. rooms facing the funicular are noisy but we knew that beofre coming, they were clean, the pillows however had a strange size, and except from the duvet there were no upper sheets. The bathroom was the smallest we had ever seen. that was in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Some work are in process in the hotel so expect to have a loooot of noise (drill at 8:20 in the morning) One iron for all the hotel... You can hear everything from the other rooms. Bottle of water only the first day, for the other days you have to pay 4CHF During all my stay I was looking forward... More 

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Easter Island, Chile
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This hotel is perfect for people who want a place to stay near to the train station and to down town. The both things are possible because the hotel is located next to the cable car. The only problem is the noise of the cable car but isn't so bad because the cable car is closed at night. The hotel... More 

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Europe
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The hotel is a bit hidden near the fenicular station, 1 stop form the railway station. and still walking distance as going steep street down.It is in the heart of old part of the city. The lake is 5 minutes of walk, also the lake promenadę, the park and funicular station to Mont Bre. It is clean, modernised hotel, the... More 

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Zurich
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129 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

My partner and I stayed in this hotel for 1 night. The staff were friendly and helpful and during check in the hotel shock when the funicular went past. It seems strange that a hotel was built over a funicular and parts of the hotel obviously suffer from the noise. Only a faint rumbling could be heard from our room... More 

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Stayed here one night after doing the Bernina express Our travel agent booked what is an extremely overpriced, difficult to find hotel. Our twin room was almost beside the funicular that rumbles so loudly the room almost shakes. We had to leave the windows open as the room was heated, we couldn't adjust heater, and it was hot and stuffy.... More 

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New York City, New York, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

in October 2013 it was the 3rd time we stayed here. it is very centrally located, a short ride by funicular from the train station. the hotel is in the middle of the city center and walking distance to the lake. the staff is very nice and friendly. specially the blond short haired lady at the check in and the... More 

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Address: Piazza Cioccaro 9, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Albergo Acquarello 3*
Number of rooms: 66
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Also Known As:
Albergo Acquarello Lugano
Albergo Acquarello Hotel Lugano

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