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Hotel San Carlo Garni

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   28, via Nassa, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Ranked #25 of 41 Hotels in Lugano
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this hotel very good location and good staff helpful but they don't allowed breakfast for child clean room alitle small rooms, the locatine near from the cable car and just a few steps to the lake, small breakfast.

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

San Carlo is in a normally quiet street, with vehicles excluded, very close to both the main square for cafes and the main boat stop on the lake. You would not want to be in your room much 0800 to 1700 while the current building work continues next door. We booked a double but got a spacious family room. Breakfast... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is excellent, just a stone's throw from the lake and right in the center of the city. It is on a pedestrian street so there is no vehicular traffic noise. However, right now (August 2014) the building next door is undergoing renovations, so on weekdays very loud drilling starts up by eight am. The staff... More

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cincinnati
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The location near the lake is a plus, and the staff is very friendly, but it was like being in the middle of a construction site and no air conditioning. The hotel is on a busy shopping street. One room (unrenovated) stunk, but the staff was understanding and let us change rooms. The hotel was easy to reach from the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

First of all you should know that the funicular connecting the central train station Lugano to the center of the city is not working until 2016. The easiest way to the city center is taking the bus no.4 or no.2 or the funibus from the bus station in front of the train station. There is no turist office at the... More

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Sheboygan, WI
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Hotel San Carlo was perfectly located just a block away from the lake. I can't say enough good things about the staff, especially Franco! He went above and beyond to make our stay as pleasant as possible. The rooms are very clean. t can be a little noisy at night with outside noise, but you'd probably get that anywhere in... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Excellent location of this hotel, right in the city center, the staff was extremely nice, kind, and helpful. We highly recommend asking for their advice and tips. the room was reasonable, a little unusually structured (bathroom right next to the door) but absolutely fine. Our room had a bathtub which we didn't find in our other hotels during our trip.... More

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Turku, Finland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I went to Lugano for a weekend and as I was travelling alone, I chose the hotel based on a fairly cheap price (a special winter offer) as well as the location, which was really superb! It's in the middle of the city center and a block away from the lake - the view is unfortunately just the wall of... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Ideal location; close to the cable car which brings you down from the main train station. Second street row from the lake and in the middle of shops and restaurants. Staffs are very helpful and friendly, rooms are clean and modern. Breakfast is a typically and simple.

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Paris, France
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Excellent location- a cable car takes you from railway station in 5 mins. Don't climb down like us! To continue with location- it is next to grocery store, next block is the lake. It is also in between a lively shopping area and pedestrian zone. Front desk was very friendly. The 4 star is only because of the very limited... More

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Additional Information about Hotel San Carlo Garni

Address: 28, via Nassa, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Ticino > Lugano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel San Carlo Garni 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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