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    Hotel Federale

    via Paolo Regazzoni 8, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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    Traveler (98)
    Room & Suite (44)
    Dining (10)
    Overview
    • Excellent42%
    • Very good44%
    • Average11%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travelers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness center
    Concierge
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair access
    Meeting Rooms
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 157 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    This is a well-run, hospitable hotel, with good service and excellent food. However, my bed was really hard and uncomfortable and there was just one small towel in my bathroom. When I arrived, there was no toilet paper in the bathroom, but a passing chambermaid...More

    Thank Tripper055
    Response from RGalliker, Owner at Hotel FederaleResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Tripper055 Thank you very much for having stayed in Lugano and having chosen our Hotel Federale. We do apologize for not having checked correctly before your arrival bathroom amenities. Each and every guest usually has a small hand towel, a facetowel and the large...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed here two nights, upgraded ourself to a superior room, worth it, great views, a big balcony, spacious room and magnificant views over Lugano. All the staff were very friendly and helpfull. Great breakfast in nice decorated restaurant, lovely garden, even a sauna wich we...More

    Thank Hogan224
    Response from RGalliker, Owner at Hotel FederaleResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Hogan224 Thank you very much for having stayed at our Hotel Federale in Lugano and we are happy to read, and to pass on to our staff members, your compliments. From our side as well we would be very happy to welcoming you back...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Steep walk form the station for elderly woman with cane. Old-style hotel with majestic lobby. We stayed in a small room which was way too hot for a bedroom. Opening the window made the heating burn harder :-( NASA foam mattrasses, you like it or...More

    Thank MaartenMarknesse
    Response from RGalliker, Owner at Hotel FederaleResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear MaartenMarknesse Thank you very much for having stayed at our Hotel Federale in Lugano. From the description of the weather I cannot really understand the problem with the heat, because there is air-conditioning which you could have set to your likening, or come down...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The hotel is just across the train station, very conveniently accessible. We stayed at the hotel for three nights and our stay was memorable. We were upgraded by the hotel staff on arrival and just loved our suite. The view from the balcony of the...More

    Thank Ritz2015
    Response from RGalliker, Owner at Hotel FederaleResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Ritz2015 Thank you very much for having stayed at our Hotel Federale in Lugano and we are very happy to read that you enjoyed your time in Lugano. I you ever visit again Lugano, we would be very happy to welcoming you back. Wishing...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    The hotel is very ordinary. The bed is really bad and feels very old and unclean. Even bathrooms feel old. There is too much noise in the night which does not give you a good night sleep. The only reason I gave it more than...More

    Thank Ash031284
    Response from RGalliker, Owner at Hotel FederaleResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Ash031284 Thank you for having stayed at our hotel on your trip to Lugano. We are sorry to read that we did not meet your expectations regarding the building. Happy to read that service was appreciated. With kindest regards Roland Galliker

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • $174 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 48
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    • Location
    • Switzerland >
    • Swiss Alps >
    • Canton of Ticino >
    • Lugano
    • Also Known As
    • Minotel Hotel Federale ,
    • Minotel Hotel Lugano ,
    • Minotel Lugano ,
    • Lugano Minotel
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    Traveler (98)
    Room & Suite (44)
    Dining (10)
    Hotel & Grounds (75)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (11)
    Bathroom (8)
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    Questions & Answers
    BFPO45
    February 25, 2017|
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    Response from RGalliker | Property representative |
    Dear Tony, Thank you for your question. We have underground parking, just around the corner of the hotel, in the main building. Parking costs CHF 20.00 per car per night or CHF 29.00 for electrical and plug-in hybrid cars... More
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    "go for a Superior room, worth every penny"
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    "Close to the railway station but pricy"
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    "We prefer a room with a balcony (5th floor). Rooms facing the lake are probably quieter but it's not..."
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    "I don't think you can get a bad room. It's a quiet location near the train station."
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