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Villa Principe Leopoldo

#13 of 44 Hotels in Lugano
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Via Montalbano 5, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
1 room 1 adult
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This marvellous Hotel is situated amongst beautiful lakes and mountains....a Romantic place to have a surprise engagement !! like I had !!! The view a dream.... one of the most unforgettable spots of Lugano . You feel Italy and Switzerland in one .... We love it !!

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Moscow, Russia
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26 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very simple hotel. No normal SPA. SPA works only during the summer time and even in this case you must book your visit in advance. If you live in Residence you dont have a direct access to a restaurant (also for breckfast) or SPA. Great view from a main restaurant but many hotels in Lugano have great views. Very simple... More 

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I have had an opportunity to stay in four other hotels. In Lugano , Switzerland traditions are visible in most of them especially the cleanliness and professionalism but Villa Principe Leopoldo is exceptional Spread over substantial area hidden on the side of the hill it has a very unassuming path leading to the entrance which opens into a beatuiful courtyard... More 

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

The hotel has a nice location, with beautiful lake views. The back seating area of the hotel seemed a tad poorly maintained - dry leaves on the patio, dirty and uncomfortable patio furniture. Unfortunate, because there is a lot of potential to make this already beautiful property even nicer. Staff was appropriately attentive, although not engaging or friendly. The room... More 

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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

What a view! After entering the beautifully renovated ancient manor that has kept its charm, everyone can only agree on how exceptional the view is, simply beautiful. The hotel is not too far from the train station (5-7 min by car) and there is a parking on site. Meeting spaces were fantastic and a warm and enormous thank you has... More 

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barbara_gibellini, Direttore generale at Villa Principe Leopoldo, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest We are delighted to read that you have truly appreciated your days in our Villa Principe Leopoldo. On behalf of all the staff I do represent, I would like to express to you our heartfelt thanks for the time dedicated to write on Tripadvisor and for the positive comments. I have shared your review with the entire... More 

Sofia, Bulgaria
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53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

A great place to visit and enjoy. The view is remarkable and the service superb. Really! Although, I found it too snobby and too much oriented towards Russian tourists. It is definitely a segment not to ignore.

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barbara_gibellini, Direttore generale at Villa Principe Leopoldo, responded to this review

Dear Guest we are very glad to read that you did appreciate the stay with us, the remarkable view from our Terrace, and panorama Suite Rooms, as well as our service. Please feel assured that your compliments have been shared with all the staff. We will be looking forward for your coming back. Warmest Regards Barbara Gibellini General Manager More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

We stay here every time we come to Switzerland on business and it is faultless. The rooms are fantastic and the view from the suites of the lake are phenomenal. The breakfast is great with a wide range of choice and the outside terrace is perfect for a drink in the evening.

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Thank Sara K
barbara_gibellini, Direttore generale at Villa Principe Leopoldo, responded to this review

Dear Sara First of all, on behalf of all the staff of Villa Principe Leopoldo, I would like to thank you for your preference and for choosing our Hotel for every visit to Lugano. The exclusive location and the historical building creates that magic atmosphere that leaves speechless while admiring the Lake from the panoramic terrace. We are glad you... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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111 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We stayed at the Villa Principe Leopoldo this fall. It is a bit far away from the town centre so one needs to take his car or take the shuttle bus to Lugano. The view is very nice and the rooms are spacious. We had a quick bite to eat at the hotel bar which was very good but unfortunately... More 

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barbara_gibellini, Direttore generale at Villa Principe Leopoldo, responded to this review

Dear Amaya We kindly thank you for the time dedicated and for your precious feedback. We are glad you did generally appreciate your stay in Villa Principe Leopoldo, and we are taking care of the comments on what we may improve. The hotel is located on the top of the outstanding area called Collina D’oro, a residential sunny hill chosen... More 

Lugano, Switzerland
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

It's not the location. It's not the structure. It's not the staff. It's not the food. And it's not the rooms either. It's all these things combined. Plus it is quiet, and has a great view. Whether it is just to sleep or to have business meetings or to spend some time with your partner. This is a notch above... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Villa Principe Leopoldo for two nights as part of an extended holiday in Switzerland. This is a review for that hotel; some of the reviews on Tripadvisor listed here are for the Park Hotel Principe. These are separate hotels albeit under the same management. Some of the confusion may be caused by Trivago... More 

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