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Hotel Walter au Lac

Piazza Rezzonico 7, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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102 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Washington state
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

A most beautiful hotel right on the lake and in the middle of everything in Lugano. You won't find a better location. This charming hotel serves a lovely breakfast, has free wi-fi, and is right on the bus line and across the street from the boat tours. Ask for a lake-front balcony room.... It is worth it! We spent evenings... More 

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walteraulac, Direttore at Hotel Walter au Lac, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for your good review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay in Lugano at the Hotel Walter au Lac. We look forward to your next visit! More 

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6 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

The location was good. The rooms need a revamp. The shower was in the bath which was very cramped. Rather noisy. The breakfast was average but did have a lovely view. One could easily walk everywhere.

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walteraulac, Direttore at Hotel Walter au Lac, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for your review. Probabely you had a room on the 4th floor which will be renovated the next winter. We would be happy to welcome you next year and show you our new rooms. More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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138 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This well-located hotel offers rooms with nice views of the lake. However, the rooms are quite small, the wifi is blocked for streaming, there is no safe place to leave your luggage when you leave the hotel and the breakfast is one of the worst i have had (menus covered with plastic as if you were in a pension for... More 

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Temecula, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We spent a few days at the Hotel Walter au Lac. The room was very nice, albeit expensive, as is everything else in Lugano. The room was the only room on the top floor. It has a huge terrace with commanding views of Lake Lugano and Mount Bre. The hotel has an excellent breakfast. It is located near many high-end... More 

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walteraulac, Direttore at Hotel Walter au Lac, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your good review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay in Lugano at the Hotel Walter au Lac. More 

London, United Kingdom
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53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Great location. Grand old hotel. Shame about the rooms. This place could offer so much more! I picked because of the positive reviews, the reasonable rates and the location. The service staff is very welcoming. The views (all rooms look into the lake) amazing. But the rooms are comically / criminally small. I have not seen a room this small... More 

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walteraulac, Direttore at Hotel Walter au Lac, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. Probably you had a room on the 4th floor. We will renovate this room next winter. We would be happy to welcome you next year and show you the new rooms. More 

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Hotel Walter au Lac

Address: Piazza Rezzonico 7, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Price Range: $190 - $284 (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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