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Hotel International au Lac

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay here! The hotel has old school charm, lovely pool especially on a steamy hot day, hotel is right in the centre of town. Breakfast waitstaff are great, even remembered my husband's and my favourite beverages for breakfast without even asking. Would...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2017

very fine hotel. good location, the suite for familly is big and very comfertable and preaty . the beds are very comfertable to sleep. all the facility are good ' nice pool and playground yard for kids. the stuff very helpful. wonderfull stay! high recommended.

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Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

We chose the Hotel International au Lac from the good reviews on TripAdviser and we weren't disappointed. This is a great choice if you want to be centrally located. The staff were welcoming from the moment we arrived, and everything was efficient and homely -...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2017

This was a really interesting hotel in Lugano. . . with some history and a story to tell. The hotel looks quite historic. . . and even has its own museum (with old telephones, room decor, and ledger books, etc.). Situated just across the street...More

Thank TravelingMan049
Response from RobertoSchmid, Owner at Hotel International au LacResponded July 24, 2017

Dear TravelingMan049, Thank you for your positive feed-back about your stay with us. We are happy to read that you wish to know more about the history of our hotel that goes back to 1906. We dedicated several pages to our history and the ICOMOS...More

Reviewed July 17, 2017

I stayed here for two nights in July. It was hot, hot, hot outside, so I was thrilled that the A/C kept me cool at night. The room was great: clean and comfortable with an adorable little balcony. The wifi worked well. The included breakfast...More

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$163 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#9 Romantic Hotel in Lugano
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#9 Romantic Hotel in Lugano
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Maldoc
May 18, 2017|
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Response from RobertoSchmid | Property representative |
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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Bruce B
May 17, 2017|
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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... More
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Bruce B
April 11, 2017|
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Response from RobertoSchmid | Property representative |
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... More
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"Ask for a room with a view and balcony if you are there in the summer. Great lake views."
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"Side room is quiet but with no view. garden access which meant a lot of foot traffic and door slamming..."
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"Only have a small lift, choose lower floor"
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"Get a lake view"
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