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    Hotel Federale

    via Paolo Regazzoni 8, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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    • Excellent42%
    • Very good44%
    • Average11%
    • Poor2%
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    “train station” (44 reviews)
    “paper cups” (3 reviews)
    “steep hill” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed July 26, 2014

    I arrived in Lugano in the late afternoon via train without a hotel. Just feet from the platform was a tourist stand eager to help me book a room. Within minutes she had booked a from just down the hillside on a quiet corner, balcony...More

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    Response from RGalliker, Owner at Hotel FederaleResponded August 31, 2014

    Dear Jana, Thank you for having stayed at our Hotel Federale in Lugano and we are very pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay at our hotel and in our very beautiful city. It was a pleasure having you as our guest and...More

    Reviewed July 5, 2014

    We stayed here for one night as part of a walking package and found the hotel conveniently located by the station, yet in a very pleasant setting surrounded by colourful hydrangeas and in easy reach of restaurants and shops. The buffet breakfast was ample and...More

    Thank Lis S
    Response from RGalliker, Owner at Hotel FederaleResponded August 31, 2014

    Dear Lis S, Thank you very much for having stayed with us at Hotel Federale in Lugano and thank you for taking time in writing a review of your experience. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and would be more than...More

    Reviewed June 28, 2014

    Unfortunately we were on the noisy (railway) side of the hotel. Good size room and bathroom. Conveniently located to the station as long as you don't follow google. Head downhill, it is in front of the station. Breakfast was lovely sitting on the terrace. Staff...More

    Thank Biglizard1
    Response from RGalliker, Owner at Hotel FederaleResponded August 15, 2014

    Dear Biglizard1, thank you very much for having stayed in our Hotel Federale on your visit to Lugano and thank you for the time you dedicated us for writing a review on Tripadvisor During summer months the hillside is a bit noisy because many activities...More

    Reviewed May 27, 2014

    I'm not sure why some of the reviews are just average. My husband and I are from Chicago and we LOVED our stay! It's a lovely boutique hotel centrally located--but just enough in the background of the lovely Lugano center with shops, restaurants and ferry...More

    Thank Nancy B
    Response from RGalliker, Owner at Hotel FederaleResponded June 5, 2014

    Dear Nancy B Thank you very much for having stayed with us and for having taken time in writing a review. We are pleased to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your stay in Lugano and our services. We look forward to welcoming you...More

    Reviewed May 25, 2014

    The hotel is very near to train station, less than 5 minutes walk. The staff is very friendly, she offer me a room on 6th floor, very spacious. Room is clean and have a very good view of the city. Highly recommended.More

    Thank grace_szetokw
    Response from RGalliker, Owner at Hotel FederaleResponded June 5, 2014

    Dear grace_szetokwHK, Thank you very much for having stayed in our Hotel Federale on your stop in Lugano and for taking time in writing a review about your experience. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming...More

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    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Price range
    • $166 - $326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 47
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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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    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
    Room Tips
    "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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