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Switzerland
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56 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2014

The house is quite charming with a noble atmosphere. The Garden, the grape-hung pergola and the pool are just lovely and even now in September inviting for a swim and to lounge. The Lady of the house is friendly and helpful just like her staff. The house, garden and rooms are pristine, clean and neat. Our boys 8 and 10... More 

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Lima, Peru
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20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

I went with my husband to Lugano, and spent 2 days. The entrance is very pretty, but the owner wasn't friendly. The room and bathroom were too small but very clean, no hairdryer and TV small too. We didn't have a nice view from our room. Our stay at Lugano wasn't pleasent as was raining all day and my advice... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2014

I like it too match! Its real old local style. I fell here like at me childhood in Georgia. Moreover, the sort of grape is the same:) I was here in another hotel like **** or ***** (villa Sassa or Eden) but prefer villa Selva at last.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2014

I stayed at Villa Selva for one night on a business trip. The owner was very friendly, the room quite simple but spacious and clean. The hotel is a short bus ride away from the station and the city center. Breakfast was quite basic but not disappointing. It was winter so I could not enjoy the garden, which looks very... More 

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Vevey, Switzerland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 2014

Clean room with very basic facilities (a tiny bathroom and the tiniest shower ever!) Aked for a room hair dryer on day 1 and never got it (the other rooms had one inside). No variety for breakfast that was exactly the same every day - no cereals, no yoghourt, nothing else than bread, butter and jam every single day. Also,... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 10, 2013

My wife and I stayed here for three nights. The villa is a fifteen-minute walk from the train station. It is uphill, so if you have a lot of luggage, you may want to take the bus or a taxi. The villa is away from the tourist area, but the old town is only fifteen minutes away by foot. The... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 2, 2013

Stayed only one night but felt the family atmosphere and appreciated the personal service. Cute little garden, central location although no shops around. It is not in the touristic area but more in residential. The forms are simple but very clean. Good value for money! Will recommend it to friends.

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2013

We chose this hotel based on price and reviews and weren't disappointed. The rooms are clean, and although somewhat spartan (no airconditioning and uninspired preponderance of white used) the bed was comfortable and the view from our room was fantastic. The owner and staff are not rude, but they aren't entirely welcoming either. The pool is lovely and the tables... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed August 31, 2012

I spent one night in this small hotel with my seven-year-old son, whilst driving up to Germany. The type of structure is more 'guest-house' than hotel, with only a few bedrooms. The rooms have no TV, air-conditioning, are small, but clean, cosy and comfortable. The general feeling is that of going to stay at the house of a friend. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 27, 2012

Small family friendly B&B . Clean and homelike atmosphere,close to Center. Loved by locals for Dinner. Home cook meals not cheap but tasty.Staff speak Russian was very handy! Recommend for longer stay.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Hotel Villa Selva

Address: Via Tesserete 36, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Price Range: $136 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Villa Selva 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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“The east faceing rooms have a great view on to Lago Maggiore and it's cradling mountains”
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  • The pool at night
  • Lugano by night
 of 5 bubbles connies982, Sep 8, 2014 | Read review
“Be sure that you'll get the best one from the sets of all vacant!”
  • Grape Garden in villa Selva
  • Sprinf Garden in villa Selva
 of 5 bubbles AlexanderSinitsyn, Mar 30, 2014 | Read review
“If you are traveling with a baby or small infants, ask for a room on the first floor as there is no lift in the building.”
 of 5 bubbles 717elisabethl, Jan 9, 2014 | Read review
“Do not stay on top floor in summer.”
 of 5 bubbles bokglobal, Aug 27, 2012 | Read review
“We liked having rooms facing the lake for the views, which were exceptional.”
  • Lake Lugano View from Villa Selva
 of 5 bubbles MDonMills, Jan 13, 2012 | Read review
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