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Lugano-Savosa Youth Hostel

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The Hostel is located just 3 km outside of Lugano, the southern-most international city of Switzerland. Lugano boasts an enchanting landscape and takes pride in its beautiful golf which is framed by the hills and mountain ranges of San Salvatore and Bre. The Hostel is situated at a perfect departure point for numerous cultural and scenic excursions that our lake region has to offer. Each year the city of Lugano offers a full calendar of cultural and recreational activities -- The Modern Art Museum, numerous athletic tournaments, Long Lake Festival and the Jazz Festival, just to mention a few. Night owls also benefit from a diverse array of attractions. The premises are easily accessible by public transport. The Hostel is situated in a vast subtropical park surrounded by marvelous vegetation. Our premises is outfitted with a swimming pool with slide, etc… and open grill area which allows our guests to enjoy their meals under our brand new outdoor canopy! The rooms and apartments of the Hostel were newly renovated in 2015 and offer plenty of comfort, so that you can enjoy relaxing holidays. The breakfast buffet is rich with local organic products.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 50 out of 100
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Perfect for short stopover or longer stay. The rooms are basic but super clean and functional. We stayed in a room with 6 bunks as we are a family of 5. But it was cool on a hot day. If you book really early, ask for a pool view in the new block. Lots of families enjoying the
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I was there 3 nights with my friends at a 4 bed room. Everything was perfect. Kitchen was always clean and it seemed everybody helps keep it clean. Natasha was extremely kind and helpful. Will be back with my husband.
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It was very good experience to stayed in savosta youth hostel. We had two room accommodation for 2 adult and 3 children, had more than enough beds include our own bathroom and separate toilet. It is very good location not very ver from lugano city centre. When book, you will
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Had a wonderful stay in the hostel with my family. Best breakfast with a lot of variety of food including fresh fruits. Wonderful location with private swimming pool with well kept garden. Nice staff and lovely weather.
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We stayed here for two nights in July. We have stayed in a few youth hostel so we knew only to expect the basics however what we did not expect to get was bed bugs. You have to pay five Swiss franks per night to use the kitchen. So even if you just wanted to make a cup of tea
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Response from Roland M, Direttore at Lugano-Savosa Youth Hostel
Responded Sep 17, 2016
Dear Ms. Little, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry to read our hostel might not have lived up to your expectations. However, we would have prefer if you would have come to the reception to point out all these important issues. Our receptionists are always happy to assist guests with anything as long as it is brought to their attention. Regarding bedbugs, we check our mattresses frequently and never had such a problem. I am afraid you might have gotten some bad mosquito bites. Mosquitoes are a small disadvantage from our beautiful gardens, but we are glad that you enjoyed the pool! Usually we only offer female and male dormitory rooms. However, we provide mixed dormitory rooms when asked by guests in advance. Since you booked on the page of youthhostel.ch , that information was not specified,. That is why we directly contacted you via email to clarify that you were going to be separated. Dormitory guests can use the kitchen in the main building free of charge. We only ask 5 CHF for the kitchen use for private room guests. This was a small misunderstanding, Our female dormitory room is on a separate building from the male dorm room and a female only shower use to guaranty extra privacy. We are sorry if you did not realize this important detail. We apologized if these issues had such an impact on your stay, but we hope you still enjoyed your time in Lugano. Best regards,
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hi, yes, we are open since 1941. My grandfather was the owner. Greetings Majek Roland (Wassmann)
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"Since there are no busy streets in the near vicinity of the hostel, I think all rooms are fine. The size is small though, bringing in multiple large suitcases might form a bit of a problem."
$53 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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