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Hotel Walter au Lac

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Temecula, California
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...

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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.

London, United Kingdom
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...

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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.

New York City, New York
Reviewed December 28, 2015

The position of this hotel gives you everything you need. A view of the lake from your room and the breakfast area, central location for parking, shopping, eating and visiting the new concert hall. The rooms are traditionally European with a double bed being two singles combined. It does not pretend to be the newest, most glamourous hotel in the...

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Centereach, New York
Reviewed November 25, 2015

In Lugano, it was all about the view from our room! We had a 2 room apartment.. which was just two single rooms with a common bathroom. The Balcony from one of the bedrooms gave a front lake view and also a side view of the city. It was absolutely amazing! We were only in Lugano for one night but...

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Quezon City
Reviewed November 14, 2015

I can never forget how wonderful it was to wake up and see the lake from comfort of your bed. We stayed on the 4th floor of the hotel fronting Lake Lugano. From our own balcony you could see the whole stretch of the lake,the neighboring towns and snow capped mountains. Simply beautiful. Our hotel is perhaps 5 meters from...

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Evergreen, Colorado
Reviewed November 7, 2015

We enjoyed our stay at Walter Du Lac and think it is a fabulous place to stay if you're looking for a historic hotel on lake Lugano, in the middle of old town. Excellent breakfast in a lovely dining room overlooking the lake with he most delightful wait staff. The service was exceptional! Beautifully decorated rooms with high end bedding,...

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Holbaek, Denmark
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Super hotel with a great view over the lake. Nice sunny roof terrasse. Carpark 500 meter away - remember to get a parking card from reception when you leave. Just in the center of all in Lugano. We come again.

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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 waiting for your next visit!

Rome, Italy
Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

After many years, I had the necessity to come to Lugano. Last time I came, the San Carlino "Wood Church" of the great Architect Botta was still on the lake. For a strange combination of the destiny, I found a room in the "Hotel Walter at lac". Nothing has changed since I had been here last time, maybe more than...

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

Dear guest Thank you for your visit. Every year we make renovations. The rooms on 1st and 2nd floor was totally renovated 2 years ago. In the last 20 years we made a lot of improvements. Each room has kettle, modern flat tv, air condition and free wifi access. On the 1st floor our guests can use 2 computers with...

Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

We spent 2 nights in this hotel located directly across the road from Lake Lugano and 3 minutes walk from city centre. Also close to ferries We had a room on the 4th floor with a small balcony (table & 2 chairs). The room & bathroom were small but do-able. Some traffic noise from the street at night but this...

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

Dear guest, thank you for you very good review. We would be happy to welcome you soon again!

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Laura from the Reception Desk provided us with the very best customer service. You can tell she loves her job and helping people. She has the perfect personality for hospitality. We were very lost and needed help getting to the train. She even helped as she was on her way out for the day.

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your good review. It’s normal for us to help our guests, but we are pleased that you appreciated our naturalness.

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Amenities

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  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • 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
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

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: $148 - $423 (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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Also Known As:
Walter Au Lac Lugano
Walter Au Lac Hotel
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“Choose a lake view room.”
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
422micheleg, Jul 31, 2016 | Read review
“Try to book the one and only Junior Suite! It is worth the extra cost!”
443ream, Jul 27, 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors with balcony.”
420alysonj, Jul 26, 2016 | Read review
“Check about Nightclub!”
clareo158, Jul 18, 2016 | Read review
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