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International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano, Lugano

Lakefront hotel with bar/lounge, near LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura

  • Free full breakfast and free WiFi
From
$228 CAD

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  • Panoramic Double Room, Balcony, Lake View - Guest Room
  • Panoramic Double Room, Balcony, Lake View - Guest Room
  • Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Panoramic Double Room, Balcony, Lake View - Guest Room
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Via Nassa 68, Lugano, 6900, TI, Switzerland
8.8.Fabulous.
  • Location was excellent, staff very helpful. Room was very small

    May 20, 2019

  • It is enjoyable

    May 3, 2019

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Shopping
Walkable
Safe
Convenient
Dining options
  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 76 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Bar/lounge
  • Self parking
  • Terrace

For families

  • Playground on site
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Television
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden
  • Terrace

What’s around

  • In Lugano City-Centre
  • LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura - 2 min walk
  • MASILugano Museum of Art of Italian Switzerland - 2 min walk
  • San Lorenzo Cathedral - 8 min walk
  • Palazzo dei Congressi - 13 min walk
  • Lugano Exhibition Centre - 19 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Classic Single Room
  • Classic Double Room
  • Economy Family Room
  • Panoramic Single Room
  • Classic Double Room, Partial Lake View
  • Panoramic Double Room, Balcony, Lake View
  • Superior Triple Room

Location

Via Nassa 68, Lugano, 6900, TI, Switzerland
  • In Lugano City-Centre
  • LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura - 2 min walk
  • MASILugano Museum of Art of Italian Switzerland - 2 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Lugano City-Centre
  • LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura - 2 min walk
  • MASILugano Museum of Art of Italian Switzerland - 2 min walk
  • San Lorenzo Cathedral - 8 min walk
  • Palazzo dei Congressi - 13 min walk
  • Lugano Exhibition Centre - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Lugano (LUG-Agno) - 11 min drive
  • Malpensa International Airport (MXP) - 53 min drive
  • Lugano Station - 11 min walk
  • Lugano (QDL-Lugano Rail Station) - 12 min walk
  • Lugano-Paradiso - 18 min walk
  • Lugano Funicular Station - 10 min walk

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 76 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only)*
  • Food and water bowls available

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Secured onsite self parking (CHF 20 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Offsite parking within 164 ft (CHF 20.0 per night)
*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Room service (during limited hours)

Things to do

  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Playground on site
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Arcade/game room

Working away

  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 592
  • Conference space size (meters) - 55
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1906
  • Elevator
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Bathrobes

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding

Things to enjoy

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 30-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Mandatory feesPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 4.55 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

Optional extras

  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of CHF 20 (subject to availability)

Children and extra bedsPay at property

  • Rollaway beds are available for CHF 40.00 per night

PetsPay at property

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CHF 20 per pet, per night
  • Service animals exempt from fees

ParkingPay at property

  • Secured self parking costs CHF 20 per night
  • Parking is available nearby and costs CHF 20.0 per night (164 ft away)
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Pool, spa, and gym (if applicable)Pay at property

  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • The seasonal pool is open from April to October

Hygiene and cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector and a security system on site.

This property accepts major credit cards, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, debit cards and cash.

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*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Self parking costs CHF 20 per night.
  • Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Yes, cats and dogs are welcome. There's a charge of CHF 20 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees. Food and water bowls are available.
  • You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of CHF 20 (subject to availability).
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Spaghetti Store (4-min walk), Mary (5-min walk), and Al Porto (6-min walk).
  • No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Casinò di Campione (18-min drive) is nearby.
  • Have fun with nearby activities like boat tours, power boating, and water skiing. Enjoy amenities like a seasonal outdoor pool, an arcade, and a garden.
8.8.Fabulous.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful Old World Charm

    Great location and beautiful property. Has a beautiful pool area. Staff was very friendly. Morning breakfast was abundant and delicious. Neighborhood was great to walk and also a great place to run if you are a runner. Hotel has a underground parking which is very convenient even though you have to pay 20Fr. They will allow you to leave the car even if you check out.

    MANUEL, 1 night trip with friends, Sep. 14, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The hotel location is excellent - the Via Nassa is lovely and the access to the lakeside is super. The hotel staff are efficient and friendly. The breakfast is first class.

    Carol, 6 night family trip, Aug. 17, 2021

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  • 2.0.Poor

    Only money oriented management

    Very bad service. My car broke down and I could not come as I have been 400km away. I tried to cancel hotel 15min after cancellation policy. Hotels.com called many times the owners asking if it’s possible to cancel. They explained the reason. But owners or managers refuse to cancel. Very much money oriented hotel!!!! Shame...

    Szymon, 2 night trip, Apr. 20, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    On checking in, the receptionist told as that it was more convenient to unload the car in the garage rather than outside the hotel. This was definitely NOT the case. Unloading in the garage (particularly on the upper floor) was really awkward!

    1 night family trip, Sep. 18, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Convenient property in Lugano

    The property is clean and comfortable . The location is right at the end of the shopping and food streets while also just in front of the lake . It is an older property but well maintained .

    Bindusaran, 3 night trip with friends, Jul. 24, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Sonia

    The position of the hotel was excellent. Staff was very pleasant. Garden was nice. We enjoyed to play in garden. The pool area and the pool were a bit too small for number of people staying in the hotel. It was not allowed to jump in the pool but people ignored this. If you wanted to swim, this was not possible. The room was big but our windows were close to the wall, so in the room was always dark.

    Sonia, 6 night family trip, Jul. 19, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Everyone was helpful and friendly. The room was very nice with a nice view from the balcony. Very nice breakfast buffet. Parking was a big plus.

    2 night family trip, Oct. 8, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful, great location, amazing staff! We will stay again in the future.

    4 night romance trip, Oct. 2, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Great location, friendly staff. Loved the historical charm of the hotel. It was close to the lake, downtown, church and the train station too.

    1 night romance trip, Sep. 23, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    The hotel is nice but maybe the rooms are a bit dated and tired.

    Linh, 2 night family trip, Sep. 21, 2019

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