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Kurhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa
4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Kurhaus, Cademario 6936, Switzerland   |  
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Cademario
Rome, Italy
1 review
“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

After a long trip in Europe and seeing many hotels, this was a perfect way of ending our trip. The road to the hotel was not easy but once we arrived the friendliness, attention and the warm feeling given by the staff was just great! The room was cozy and had everything you might need...not to talk about the spa which has a very good concept. The restaurant has a beautiful view over the Lugano lake, something to enjoy as long as you can. We will definitely come back!!

Room Tip: Don't miss the lake view!
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Tessalgroup, Manager at Kurhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa, responded to this review, September 23, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for your great comment.

It is a pleasure for us to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and that the warmly and friendly manner of our staff made you feel comfortable.
We are happy to give your compliments as well to them which will bring a great satisfactions.

We look forward to welcome you soon again at the Kurhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa.

Sunny greetings from Cademario.

KURHAUS CADEMARIO HOTEL & SPA
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

My boyfriend and I just returned from a Eupean vacation which included 2 nights at the Kurhaus Cademario. We had reservations about booking Kurhaus due to limited reviews and concerns that recent renovations would not be completed. but we are so pleased that we took a chance and booked it as our stay was amazing!!! The entire hotel has been completely renovated inside and out and all renovations are completed asides from some landscaping in the back garden. We booked a two night "Come back Special" which included a 5 course meal and we were welcomed with prosecco at check in.

Our room was immaculate and clean. We chose the superior lake front room rather than the deluxe as the view was most important to us. Our view of the lake from our balcony was exactly as pictured on the hotel website. The room was spacious with modern amenities including an interactive personalized television. It's very eco-friendly so some of the air conditioning controls took some getting used to but nothing too complicated. They even provide an outdoor cushion for the lounge chair. MIni bar includes a few basic drinks which is nice after paying for bottled water all throughout Europe.

The Spa facilities were immaculate; we spent a lot of time in the "waterworld" which had many hidden surprises including different types of jacuzzi's which start at the touch of a button. There were atleast 12 differnt types of jets located in various areas. The brine which is a salt water pool has both a warm and cold areas and is also eqipped with various jets. The pool is an indoor/outdoor pool and lounge chairs and umbrellas are available. We chose not to explore the nude sauna facilities. The outdoor pool behind the hotel also was completed asides from the surrounding vegetation as mentioned.I planned to purchase a spa service but ran out of time.

The restaurant was second to none and definitly our best dinner of our week and a half vacation throughout Europe. The 5 course tasting menu was predetermined but the staff was accomodating to my needs and allowed substitutions from the restaurant menu which was truely appreciated. We enjoyed salad, soup, a 1st and 2nd course as well as dessert. All courses were gourmet and the service was exceptional. The head waiter spoke several languages and was friendly and accomodating. We could not have been treated better. Our outside table had an immaculate view of the lake below us. Buffet breakfast including eggs and bacon was included each morning and we ate soup and salad in ther bar area the 2nd night of our stay. The food was absolutely delicious.

I highly recommend this superb establishment. The drive to get there includes several winding miles uphill but the view is worth it. We had a car but surprisingly the bus seems to run very frequently. If traveling by car, take a short drive to Menaggio where you can take a ferry to several lovely lakeside towns including Bellagio. Nearby Lugano looked very crowded, busy and was under construction in many areas - you are much better off enjoying the peace and tranquility of the Kurhauss Cademario where you can be pampered and soak in the beauty of the mountans and lakes below you.

Room Tip: 4th floor Lakeside
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Tessalgroup, Manager at Kurhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa, responded to this review, July 29, 2013
Dear Melissa,

Thank you very much for your recommendation and your fantastic comment.
It is a great satisfaction for us to hear that you spent such a wonderful time with us.

We hope you had a good trip back home and we will see you back soon at the Kurhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa.

KURHAUS CADEMARIO HOTEL & SPA
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Moscow, Russia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

I together with my girlfriend spent a few relaxing days at the new Hotel Kurhaus Cademario. Unfortunately the spa was not yet ready, but on the whole it was all very nice! I remember with great pleasure the restaurant and the excellent menu dedicated to half board. The dining room service excellent, and I assure you I know a lot of restaurants ....
Congratulations on the selection of personnel for the service!

Grant.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Tessalgroup, Manager at Kurhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
Dear Grant,

Thank you very much for your feedback. It was a great pleasure to have you with us. We highly appreciate your comments about our employees and the Restaurant.

Our DOT.Spa with its sauna and water world is now open and will make your next stay even more perfect.

We are looking forward to welcome you again in the sunny Cademario.

KURHAUS CADEMARIO HOTEL & SPA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

As we have our holiday home in Cademario we were not staying at the Kurhaus but we went there for dinner.
We chose the half board menu to check what hotel guests get. And we were surprised by the high quality, nice portions and the way it was prepared.
We started with a green salad and shrimps, very nice. Next was homemade Spaghetti with a special tomatoe sauce, very special, very creative. The main course was a tender steak (cooked to the point we wanted it)asparagus and a tartlet of mashed patatoes, just perfect.
The dessert was small but a little sin! yummy! I suffer from Laktoseintolerance, they took care of that too, so instead of that "sin" I got a fresh fruit salade (not very creative but fair)
The only little drawback was the service. There were a few mishaps - but when we told the reception, they made a note of it, explained it was the first really busy day after the long pause of refurbishing the hotel. They are certainly working on that too. Like they will have to work on the outside of the hotel - still a bit of a building site.(This is why you get a discount when booking at least 3 days)
All in all, a wonderful experience and we very happily will go back.
The hotel rooms are all new, so this can certainly be recommended.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Tessalgroup, Manager at Kurhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa, responded to this review, May 22, 2013
Dear friend of the Kurhaus Cademario,

thank you very much for your positive comment on your stay at our a-la-Carte Restaurant “La Cucina”.
As I myself suffer from lactose intolerance I understand you perfectly well. And I am very sorry that we have not been prepared well.
We already started to implement a new A-la-Carte Menu standard with the most important allergen and intolerance information.
We modified already our offer and you may now choose between different lactose free deserts. We hope to welcome soon again at the Kurhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa, meanwhile we remain,

yours sincerely

Peter Hoeck Domig
General Manager
KURHAUS CADEMARIO HOTEL & SPA
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Additional Information about Kurhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa

Address: Via Kurhaus, Cademario 6936, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Cademario
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Cademario
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kurhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 82
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located at an altitude of 850 m, the Kurhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa offers magnificent view of the Lake Lugano and the surrounding mountains. Cademario is one of the sunniest spots in Switzerland and is just 12 km from Lugano. Situated in an extensive 3 ha park grounds, the hotel includes 82 rooms and suites, two restaurants, a bar, conference and banqueting rooms, various terraces with panoramic view and the 2.200 M² DOT.Spa. Savour the Ticino way of life and "Italianita". The hospitality, charm and friendliness of the south and the northern sense of precision and quality. Kurhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa: experience the Dolce Vita, Ticino style. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Wellness Hotel Lugano

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