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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel San Carlo, Lugano

2-star2 stars
28 Via Nassa, Lugano, 6900, Switzerland

Lakefront hotel within walking distance of LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura
  • Free WiFi
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  • Cute room, in a great location. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Coming into Lugano…Jun. 11, 2019
  • Walls are very thin and you can hear people talking in adjacent rooms. Also, our room was…Oct. 23, 2019

Hotel San Carlo, Lugano

from $157 CAD
  • Double Room, 1 Bedroom
  • Single Room, Private Bathroom
  • Triple Room, Multiple Beds
  • Economy Single Room
  • Economy Double Room
  • Comfort Quadruple Room
  • Family Room

What’s around Hotel San Carlo, Lugano


  • In Lugano City-Centre
  • LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura - 5 min walk
  • Parco Ciani - 8 min walk
  • Palazzo dei Congressi - 9 min walk
  • Monte San Salvatore - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • Lake Lugano - 1.1 mi / 1.8 km
  • Swissminiatur - 4.6 mi / 7.4 km
  • Casinò di Campione - 7.2 mi / 11.5 km

Getting around

  • Malpensa Intl. Airport (MXP) - 54 min drive
  • Lugano (LUG-Agno) - 12 min drive
  • Lugano Station - 7 min walk
  • Lugano-Paradiso - 21 min walk
  • Melide Station - 9 min drive
  • Lugano Funicular Station - 8 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 20 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 11 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. 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

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 1 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Italian

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
Things to enjoy
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Hotel San Carlo, Lugano’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel San Carlo Lugano
  • San Carlo Lugano
  • Hotel San Carlo Hotel
  • Hotel San Carlo Lugano
  • Hotel San Carlo Hotel Lugano


For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds. Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher on site.

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

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

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Mandatory fees

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

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CHF 12 per person (approximately)

Cribs/Infant beds are available for CHF 5.0 per night

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CHF 15 per pet, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Hotel San Carlo, Lugano

  • Does Hotel San Carlo offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Hotel San Carlo does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Hotel San Carlo?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Hotel San Carlo.
  • Are pets allowed at Hotel San Carlo?
    Yes, pets are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room. There's a charge of CHF 15 per pet, per night.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel San Carlo?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 11 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel San Carlo?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Bernasconi (1-min walk), Spaghetti Store (1-min walk), and La Cucina di Alice (1-min walk).
  • What is there to do near Hotel San Carlo?
    Recommended spots to visit include LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura (5-min walk) and Parco Ciani (8-min walk), along with Palazzo dei Congressi (9-min walk) and Monte San Salvatore (2.4 mi).

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 27 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great Location good value for the money
Hotel is in a great location one block from the lake a close walk to the Lugano funicular to access the train station. The hotel is not fancy but the service was good and the location provided good value for the money. The front desk person Souvino (sp?) was very helpful upon checkout sort a billing question we had.
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Hotel San Carlo, Lugano

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