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“Room of comedy” 2 of 5 stars
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1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Geretta 10 | Lugano Paradiso, Lugano 6900 , Switzerland   |  
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Ranked #24 of 40 Hotels in Lugano
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Istanbul, Turkey
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Room of comedy”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

First of all, I have never stayed in such a room in my life before. It was more like a ship cabin than a hotel room. There was a fiber glass shower and a seperated toilet in the room. Not in the bathroom, i mean "in the room". As there was no bathroom door, you can hear all the activity in the barhroom. Another surprising point was, the "fabrics" they leave in the room, were not towels. As I said, it was a comedy. I do not even mention about how small the room was.

To be frank, I need say that the room was very clean and the location was close to the center.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

First of all Lugano is beautiful! Secondly, as an Accorhotel fan I can say that I was pleased to find the same quality of service at Ibis Lugano Paradiso. The front desk people were very nice and helpful. My only complaint is the size of the room and the non-sound proofness of the toilet. Actually if two people are in the room, they can hear the other person doing his 'need' in the toilet. Absolutely embarrasing. Accor has to correct this. Apart of that, there are 2 bus stops 100m away or one can be on the waterfront lake road in literally less than 2 min.I have also used the Novotel lobby which is same chain, same building at Lugano and it is very stylish. View is not so great in general but you can ask for 7 floor view lake. Overall, nice good old Ibis budget!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This hotel is very well located, close to monte San Salvadori, 3 blocks from the lake and with 1,8 for you can get the center of Lugano in 15 min by bus. Clean and friendly reception, you pay a reasonable price. Towers could be better but it is the ibis budget proposal.

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

If you are staying for a night in Lugano this is the perfect place. Located next to the lake with a walking distance to everything and also next to one of the stops of the tourist line train.

The staff is really friendly and nice. If someone is not in the reception just go to the next lobby since Ibis and Sofitel share the same building.

Buffer breakfast was good for the price. Parking lot is part of the main building. Don't forget to ask for your WiFi code.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

It's not a five-star hotel, but it's not supposed to be! Good basic room, cement floors. Small. Staff is friendly and competent. Free wi-fi. Breakfast and parking are extra (however, better to eat breakfast in the hotel and pay for it than run next door to Café Munger, see my related review). Also they accept Internet reservations at the last minute. I would stay here again.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

One night only for business.
The room was essential. The toilet with shower was inside the room but it was built in plastic: not so nice. It was not so cleaned.
The breakfast was not bad but expensive.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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8 hotel reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Lugano IS Switzerland...and of course it's expensive as hell...but here you can find a clean and easy place for a few days (a long week-end would be enough). It looks like being in a toy room and you feel as a Playmobil character but beds are confy and the toilet is clean.
A "plus" is the fact that you can easily walk to the lake and the center is less than 1km far away...
Alla fine devo dire che non è male per nulla.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Via Geretta 10 | Lugano Paradiso, Lugano 6900 , Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #24 of 40 Hotels in Lugano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel ibis budget Lugano Paradiso 1*
Number of rooms: 83
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