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Albergo Stella Hotel

Via F. Borromini 5, Lugano CH-6903 , Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at the Albergo Stella. The bed was comfortable, the room was airconditioned, had a mini fridge, and the shower was spacious and had great water pressure! A continental Breakfast was included in our rate and we found it was quite substantial with a selection of breads, pastries, cereal and fruit. This hotel is a great place... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Location five minutes from station and buses also the funicular to centre of town but note that it is being renovated fromAugust 2014 to December 2016 with a bus replacment. Rooms okay excellent wi-fi, slightly basic air conditioning,small shower room.Reasonable breakfast served in nice room at back with pleasant terrace and small pool. Very helpful and friendly host who speaks... More

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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We arrived by bus from Milan Malpensa airport at the Lugano train station. Albergo Stella is a very short walk from the station (behind the station and slightly up the hill--use one of the underground passages to get through the station). We arrived before check-in, thinking they would just store our bags, but we were allowed to store our bags... More

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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This hotel is a short walk from the north end of the train station.It is well-maintained with great artwork and lovely garden areas. . We enjoyed the breakfast and coffee each day. The breakfast room is sunny and bright and opens to a lovely garden area. This spot is nice to enjoy in the afternoon, too. Daniel is friendly and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Very convenient to train station or in our case the Bernina Express bus and an easy walk either to the funicular (very helpful coming home at night) or to streets that offer an easy stroll down to the lake. Our room was comfortable and well-appointed. There are lovely, eclectic art pieces throughout the hotel. The breakfast room opens onto a... More

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Hertfordshire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Of course there are many alternative hotels right by the lake - Albergo Stella is close to the rail station so sits well above the town. It's a nice stroll downhill and there's a CHF 1.10 funicular to take you down, or more likely up, from/to the nearby railway station. If you arrive by train make sure you use the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for two nights and it was wonderful. The hotel is in a convenient location close to the train station. It is very pretty, very clean, and quiet, and the rooms are quite comfortable. Breakfast was delicious and is in a beautiful room with outside seating. The artwork throughout the hotel is very pretty! The owners... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We stayed here with our two teenage girls. Very nice hotel, reasonably priced for Switzerland, very good location in Lugano, just a short walk from the train station and "downtown" Lugano. The owner and staff were very nice and friendly. Overall a great experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

My husband and I stayed here in November. It was just what was offered and it looked just like it was pictured in the site. I enjoy art quite a bit and the art pieces around the hotel, in the bedroom, around the hallway and all over made the stay much more enjoyable. The hosts are quite informative and very... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

I stayed at Albergo Stella for one night before boarding the Palm Express to St. Moritz. I went in November, during off season, and expected Lugano to be very low key. As soon as I arrived, someone helped bring my bags upstairs and I was immediately checked in by the very friendly, welcoming owner. My room was perfect for one... More

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Address: Via F. Borromini 5, Lugano CH-6903 , Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Ticino > Lugano
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Only 100 meters off the central railway station of Lugano, we welcome you to our privately managed hotel called „ALBERGO STELLA“In our centrally located « 3* Garni Hotel », 14 comfortably furnished rooms, as well as a rich breakfast will be awaiting you.All rooms contain air conditioning, shower, WC, hair-dryer, minibar, safe, phone, radio, flat screen TV, and free Wi-Fi .Surrounded by a Mediterranean garden you may refresh yourself in our swimming pool after an exhausting day or you may comfortably spend your day there.Smoke Free HotelNo domestic animals please.Without elevator ... more   less 
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