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Hotel Walter au Lac

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luckily we stayed at the Hotel Walter au Lac on Monday until Wednesday. I saw the signs in the elevator for the rooftop parties that other reviewers have mentioned. We stayed in room 40, the rooftop suite with a gigantic terrace. The terrace is large and provides beautiful views of Lake Lugano and the city. The location of the hotel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in Lugano for one night on our way through Switzerland to Italy. Lovely cool comfortable and clean room overlooking the lake. Fascinating glass elevator and shaft. Nice and simple breakfast in bright breakfast room overlooking the lake.

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Ballwin, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room overlooked the lake and was very clean and comfortable. The location of the hotel is central to Lugano and close to shops and restaurants. Breakfast was included and the selections were very good. The coffee in particular was memorable. The staff were very hospitable. One night they let us have a happy hour on their roof top patio,... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely, oldfashioned, family business hotel. Very friendly and helpful receptionist. Had the opportunity to stay in the one and only available Junior Suite. The suite had 2 bedrooms, and could easily host 2 couples, or a family with 2 children. The view from the roof terrace (on the roof actually) was stunning! The internal space was somehow strange, but very... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

I stayed for 7 days at Hotel Walter Au Lac & had a wonderful time. The hotel faces the lake & has sublime views from the roof terrace, breakfast room & bedrooms. I had a room with a balcony on the 4th floor, which gave unsurpassed scenery-gazing & people watching opportunities! The shopping area, the old town & main piazza... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Recently stayed 3 nights in this lovely Hotel on the water front in Lugano. Every room has a view of the lake. Room spotlessly clean. Reception and Breakfast staff very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was adequate. BUT our stay was ruined because this Hotel runs an open air Night Club on the 5th floor Friday and Saturday nights. Our room... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We stayed at Walter Au Lac for 4 nights recently. It is a lovely hotel right on the lake, marvellous view, great staff, clean and comfortable BUT, the Friday and Saturday night they hold a Disco on the roof right above the 4th floor, unfortunately our room was on the 4th floor and the noise was unbelievable. It went on... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

After a horrendously bad experience at the Lido Seegarten Motel, we checked in to Walter au Lac, a wonderful, friendly, well located hotel in the heart of Lugano village. Welcomed by wonderful hospitality, we were given an upgrade to balcony lake view room. The lady at checkin said: "you're guest for 1 night, you must enjoy the stay". Such a... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We didn't expect everything this hotel gave to us! It is situated right in the midst of Lugano. You can walk everywhere. The hotel is right on the lake. We had a lovely room,with a lake view. When we opened our room window, our view was fantastic. Our room was small but had everything we needed, including a lovely tea... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We had a wonderful Junior Suite on the top floor of the Hotel, suitable for sleeping four, both bedrooms with en suite facility. A wonderful view over Lake Lugano and plenty of basket weave furniture to sit on, with sun loungers also available. Our facilities were very clean. Continental breakfast was plentiful, but no hot food served, but at an... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Hotel Walter au Lac

Address: piazza Riziero Rezzonico 7, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Price Range: $214 - $431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Walter au Lac 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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Walter Au Lac Lugano
Walter Au Lac Hotel
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