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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In a place which is building modern buildings, it is delightful to stay in a hotel with old world ambience and staff who are friendly and helpful as well. I paid extra for view of the lake and was not disappointed when the sun came up in the morning. Very much worth it. Would dearly luv to spend more time...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a short stay - only two days - but from the moment we checked in to Hotel Walter du Lac, our trip came to life in this wonderful lake resort community. We enjoyed that most people spoke Italian in this Swiss border city. The hotel is located across the street from the deep blue lake and the view...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at the Walter au Lac was an overall positive experience. The staff was very friendly, the rooms were comfortable and clean, the breakfast was abundant. But my favorite part was the view and the balcony facing the lake. I'm sure you couldn't find a hotel with a better location in Lugano! Thank you for the lovely weekend.

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Montgomery, Alabama
Reviewed October 11, 2016

We recently stayed at the Hotel Walter au Lac on a visit to Lugano. What a great hotel. We booked a lake view room with a small balcony, great view. It was if we were on a cruise ship looking onto the lake. The hotel staff was efficient and courteous, rooms were well appointed and comfortable. One could not ask...

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Reviewed August 12, 2016

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...

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Thank Jan H
Reviewed August 11, 2016

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
Reviewed July 31, 2016

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,...

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed July 27, 2016

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...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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...

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Brisbane, Australia
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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
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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 - $415 (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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“Choose a lake view room.”
 of 5 bubbles Randal_Br, Oct 11, 2016 | Read review
“Despite being right on the road, our room was quiet, spacious and comfortable.”
  • bathroom was large, and the only one in Switzerland that we stayed in that had a bidet
  • room was very comfortable
  • View from our room
 of 5 bubbles 422micheleg, Jul 31, 2016 | Read review
“Try to book the one and only Junior Suite! It is worth the extra cost!”
 of 5 bubbles 443ream, Jul 27, 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors with balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles 420alysonj, Jul 26, 2016 | Read review
“Check about Nightclub!”
 of 5 bubbles clareo158, Jul 18, 2016 | Read review
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