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Hotel International au Lac

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Prime location in the old-town quarter and shopping district of the city centre and on the lake-promenade.Historical Downtown Hotel with extended facilities such as private garage parking, lobby-bar, garden with swimming-pool and WiFi Internet. A variety of restaurants, pizzerias and typical bars are located close to the hotel.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room service
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
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Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Historic Hotel
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Grade: 96 out of 100
37Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
16Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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A Nice hotel with a great breakfast. There is a building in front of the hotel hence only a few rooms have the view of the lake. However, there is a nice balcony in all the rooms facing the street/lake. The rooms are decent. The City Centre is a short walk. Would stay here again
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This is a handsome old hotel, well sited and neighbor to the old church of Santa Maria degli Angioli. This church, built between1499 and 1500, was once part of the monastery of the Order of Franciscan Friars and is home to some extraordinary frescoes by bBernardino Luini, a
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First off, the location of this hotel in Lugano is awesome. Right on the lake and in the city center, you can’t do much better. But it is quite old and outdated. I would almost recommend that it go through a much-needed renovation (e.g., the phones in our room, as well as the
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This is a great hotel- over 100 years old but recently refurbished. Modern amenities in the rooms with very classic, old school halls and common areas. Cute little museum to their first hundred years.
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A very unique hotel, located in an historic building. Great atmosphere and location! Parking private garage for extra payment Good breakfast Location just infront of the lake, and in the begining of the main commercial street Nice looking swimming pool, but pitty we had no time
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Response from RobertoSchmid, Owner at Hotel International au Lac
Responded Oct 4, 2018
Thank you 'Alon S' for your great review, what a pleasure to read your words! Looking forward to welcoming you soon again in Lugano I remain with best regards Roberto Schmid Hotel International au Lac, Lugano * * *s Fam. Schmid, propr. dir.
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Hi Maldoc, please visit our Official Web-Site -> Directions &Location, where you will find all information concerning the funicular and the arrival of Bernina Express. Cheers from Lugano, Roberto
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Hi Bruce, Ticino Ticket will be haded out upon check-in at the hotel and after completing registration. Your reservation is NOT valid for free transportation. The train station is around 800 m from the hotel; for guests who are travelling light, our hotel is a pleasant 10- to 15-minute stroll away through the old town. (downhill as the station is up and we are located along the lake) If travelling with luggage and as an alternative to the taxis on stand-by 24 hrs, we recommend taking bus number 4 from outside the station towards "Lugano-Centro" to the stop "Piazza Luini", which is right in front of the hotel; travel time is around 6 minutes. The cost i currently CHF 2,20 pax/ride The "funicolare" (cable railway) takes you from the train station to the city centre (Piazza Cioccaro). From there walk through the old town, along Via Pessina and Via Nassa, to reach our hotel in just 5 minutes. The cost is currently CHF 1.30 pax/ride We are looking forward to welcoming you soon in Lugano - have a safe journey. Roberto
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The train station is around 800 m from the hotel; for guests who are travelling light, our hotel is a pleasant 10- to 15-minute stroll away through the old town. If you prefer public transport, we recommend taking bus number 4 from outside the station towards "Lugano-Centro" to the stop "Piazza Luini", which is right in front of the hotel; travel time is around 6 minutes. The "funicolare" (cable railway) takes you from the train station to the city centre (Piazza Cioccaro). From there walk through the old town, along Via Pessina and Via Nassa, to reach our hotel in just 5 minutes. Double Classic, with lateral view rooms are : Sunlit Double Classic rooms, overlooking the Santa Maria degli Angioli Church, the restored monastery cloister and with a glimpse of the lake. Twin or a queen bed, bath/shower and WC and mostly with elegant parquet floor. Make sure you get the best price and conditions and book directly with our hotel. Google for our official Intenet-site.
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is there an elevator or walk in showers for my elderly parents? thank you
Hello ikemod, thanks a lot for your message about our hotel. Yes, we have a lift to all 5 floors and our rooms of the category "Chic with balcony" have a walk in shower. No elevator for the garden and swimmingpool area. Looking forward to welcoming your parents at the Hotel International au Lac, we remain with best regards from Lugano. Roberto Schmid Hotel International au Lac, Lugano Fam. Schmid, propr. dir.
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hi, and thanks for your helpfull review. Just one question: What is swisspass?
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"street/lake facing rooms"
"ask for high floor, and off course lake view"
"'Superior' corner rooms have balcony and good views of lake."
"Go for a superior room. Well worth the extra cost, as you get a balcony and a view of the lake."
"Spend the extra for a lakeview room. Well worth it."
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PRICE RANGE
$152 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
international au lac luganointernational au lac hotel
LOCATION
SwitzerlandSwiss AlpsCanton of TicinoLugano
NUMBER OF ROOMS
80
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