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Albergo Acquarello

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Piazza Cioccaro 9, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Hobart, Australia
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39 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We used this hotel as an overnight stopover before travelling on the Bernina Bus and Express. It was originally chosen because of its nearness to the funicular down from the high level railway station. But, due to rebuilding of the station itself the funicular has been closed and dismantled. The hotel itself has very clean, but rather small rooms. Access... More 

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San Francisco, California
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Average hotel. 2CHP per stay, not day, for decent wifi. One washer dryer in German and French, no laundry service price list. Good location. Walking there from train ok because down hill totally. Up, very tough. They have a 1.10CHP funicular down the way, but for up it it needed. Smallish room, nice softer mattress. Good a/C. Only CNN in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Right at the centre of Lugano,5minutes walking to piazza del riforma and the lake.Clean and qiute.A very good choice for staying couple of days in Lugano.13chf are extra charged for city taxes.15chf extra charge for breakfast.

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Sandton, South Africa
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9 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

Using Booking com I came across this hotel, which is nice and central, but the actual surroundings are suspect. The hotel self is old (and not in a good way) the concierge was unfriendly and the lifts came directly from Noah's arc. The room was clean and spacious. Be warned they charge you for WiFi (super fast though) and there... More 

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Brandon, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

First impression: Lugano & Hotel dirty on outside. My sister and I had been traveling by plane & train for about 12 hrs. & were tired & not in a great mood. We decided to rest and look at things the next day. Smart move because we liked our hotel (had air condition, bathroom & elevator) most importantly clean and... More 

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Viareggio, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is well located in the middle of the pedestrian area of Lugano , (so it may not be the best choice if you are driving), at 3 minute walk from Piazza della Riforma, the lakeside walk and 5 minutes from the train station. My room was decent in size , clean, cozy and quiet. The staff is rather... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Room clean enough but that's about it. Shower door was falling off and it was mouldy on the inside. Upon entering the room we noticed that there was a kettle with one cup and one tea bag so we assumed there was a mistake as there were two of us staying in the room. We headed out and decided to... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Stayed a night at this this. Rooms were small but clean. Coffee and kettle was provided. Bathroom was a bit small, but manageable. The hotel is quite centrally located within the shopping area, you just need to walk out of the hotel and you are in the shopping area.

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Izmit, Turkey
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

We went for the weekend with a 4 year old, breakfast should be bought, no other choices will be available for a sunday morning. It is far worth the price, fresh orange juice included. We had a very bigroom within a kitchen, clean nice tidy.It is silent except the finicular is very close if you dont find it noisy, is... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Great location in downtown Lugano, but no views at all. If you are sensitive to noise, avoid rooms on the same side as the cable car that runs every few minutes from 5am until midnight to the railway station. The room was clean, the bed OK, the bathroom OK. What was irksome was to be nickel-and-dimed over trivial things. A... More 

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