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Oxford, England
Reviewed February 20, 2017

Stayed for two nights while carrying out work at the University. Small, clean, quiet and friendly and helpful staff with good German, Italian and decent English. A pensione feel. Dinner, bed and breakfast included - and a bus pass to boot in a price very reasonable for Switzerland. Simple, unadorned food - but everything you need. A decent, non-nonsense stay...

Thank headingtonroadrunner
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Fantastic location and the view from hotel room was stunning! Interior in rooms felt not very cozy (everything white and quite minimalistic, almost sterile), but we went with the group, just for one night, so it did not matter that much. Not sure I would choose it for a longer period though. Bar was quite nice!

Thank Elza Ņ
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is a cosy one with a very friendly staff. The guy took care of us even paid for the car meter so we didn't have to wake up early :). The room was simple but got all you need for 1 or 2 nights, it is a good relationship price-quality. Breakfast didn't have many variety but quality was...

Thank nachorm13
Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

They take so much pride in this place and it's lovingly cared for. The location is really good as are the views. The food and service are you notch and nothing is too much trouble for them. All our requests were met with instant solutions. Lovely people really. Rooms are a bit small and spartan, decor elements in room are...

Thank JambianiNeil
Fallanden, Switzerland
Reviewed March 8, 2016

Great value for money. A simple very clean room with a good breakfast. Helpful staff. Near public transportation. The minibar was noisy but being empty we just disconnected it. Free Wi-Fi in the rooms and lobby.

Thank Matteo e Michel... C
Alkmaar, The Netherlands
Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on our way to Italy. The rooms are a bit outdated bit clean and adequate. We slept well. The staff is extremely friendly and will do anything to make your stay memorable. I was quite impressed by that. The location is good: close to downtown so if you want to visit the center you can. Parking is...

Thank Dennis V
Reviewed September 27, 2015

a nice clean hotel not far from the center of the city. nice helping staff. good breakfast wi/fi in the rooms. there is no elevator so ask for 2th floor that gives you the lake view. the bed is good and there is good transportation to the city.

Thank yehudab2015
Reviewed September 1, 2015

We can't come because my girlfriend was in hospital and the manager canceled the reservation without costs although it was for the same day! We will come next year - thank you very much again for the straightforward procedure!

Thank Philipp O
Meopham, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 23, 2015

Lovely quaint hotel in a good location. It us about a 10 minute downhill walk into the centre of Lugano. You can get a bus or short taxi bus, back up the hill. If you walk left from the hotel away from town following the lake, there is a small lido where you can swim in the lake. Some of...

Thank Linda L
Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

We paid 150chf for a room for two. The service was very nice and the room clean and quiet. Good deal in Lugano and the breakfast is included! This hotel delivers good standards for a *** and we all had a good experience there. Just some rooms have a small double bed so to check when you book maybe.

Thank Cece8700
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Locanda Castagnola

Address: via vecchio Municipio 1, Lugano 6976, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Price Range: $114 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Locanda Castagnola 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“There is a free bus pass for the no.2 bus that'll get you in to the centre of Lugano - runs every 15 minutes from around 100m down the road”
headingtonroadrunner, Feb 20, 2017 | Read review
“2 floor on the lake side”
yehudab2015, Sep 27, 2015 | Read review
“Book a room with air conditioning during summer”
leicester152, Aug 23, 2015 | Read review
“Go for a Lake View room.”
PriankaMitra, Jun 12, 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a lake view. They cost the same as the rest, and some have nice little balconies too.”
LyonTiger1, Dec 5, 2013 | Read review
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