Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola - Lugano

Viale Castagnola 31, Lugano, Switzerland, 6906  show map
 5 stars
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Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola - Lugano

Wi-Fi
Parking

CHF 25 per day

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Overview

A 30-minute walk from Lake Lugano, Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola is a 5-star comfortable property offering a non-smoking accommodation. The hotel was opened in 1885, renovated in 2011 and is housed in a 5-storey building.

Piazza della Riforma is located just 1500 meters from the venue. A 20-minute walk to the center of Lugano.

Quick access to cafés and restaurants is provided.

The hotel lies within a 20-minute walk of Lugano train station. Guests can reach Lugano airport within 5 minutes' drive.

Rooms

There are 78 rooms including standard king suite, executive king suite and standard junior suite in Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola, where guests can enjoy a stunning view of the garden and make use of a wardrobe, a stereo system, an in-room safe, Wi-Fi and individual climate control. Bathrooms are appointed with guest toiletries, terry bathrobes and a shower.

Eat & Drink

The gourmet restaurant provides fresh meals. Offering Mediterranean and Italian meals, Ristorante Le Relais lies in an exhibition area, just 50 meters from the property.

You can start your day with a american breakfast, which costs CHF 60 per person per night. 

Services

Business travelers can make use of printers, a projection screen and a video projector offered on site.

Relax

Guests will relax indulging in facials, Turkish bath and beauty therapy. The property provides a fitness centre and a gym along with tennis and table tennis.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at CHF 25 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   78.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Private beach
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Gay friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Table tennis

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Pet amenities available
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Private swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach chairs
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam room
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Waxing
  • Body scrub
  • Facial
  • Treatment room
  • Body wraps
  • Back massage
  • Reflex massage
  • Full body massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Lake view
  • Park view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Balcony
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Pillow menu
  • Fluffy down duvets
  • Down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • DVD player
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 3 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
All children
3 - 13 years
Extra bed CHF 60
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Viale Castagnola 31, Lugano, Switzerland, 6906

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City Center
  • Lugano
    4600 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Lugano Station
    1.1 mi
  • Lugano
    1.1 mi
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Ristorante Le Relais - Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    100 ft
  • Neapolis (cuisine: Italian)
    600 ft
Beaches
  • Lido comunale di Lugano
    1100 ft
  • Piazza della Riforma
    4800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  3 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    78

Hotel Awards

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Best Luxury Hotels in Switzerland

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Rooms and availability

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola photos Room Room
Double Room
Lake view
  • Room size:

    280 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Ceiling fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Housekeeping
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cotton sheets
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|GARDEN SMOKER ROOM

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola photos Room Junior Suite
Standard King Suite
Park view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ceiling fan
  • Connecting room
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Suite
Park view
  • Room size:

    865 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Ceiling fan
  • Connecting room
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Housekeeping
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Additional bathroom
  • Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Cotton sheets
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite|SUITE

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola photos Room Junior Suite
Standard Junior Suite
Park view
  • Room size:

    755 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Ceiling fan
  • Connecting room
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Housekeeping
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cotton sheets
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Junior Suite|JUNIOR SUITE STANDARD

Family Double Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Housekeeping
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bedding:Cotton sheets
Room Description:

Standard|FAMILY ROOM (2 INTERCONNECTING GARDEN ROOMS) - MAX 5 PAX

Family Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Room Description:

FAMILY ROOM CAPACITY 4

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola photos Room Room
Superior Room
Lake view
  • Room size:

    305 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Ceiling fan
  • Connecting room
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola photos Exterior Hotel information
Superior Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed, 2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Housekeeping
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

JUNIOR SUITE SUPERIOR

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola photos Room Junior Suite
Executive King Suite
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ceiling fan
  • Connecting room
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola photos Room
Executive Junior Suite
Lake view
  • Room size:

    755 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Ceiling fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Children's high chair
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center4300 ft

Places of interest

  • LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura1.1 mi

Train stations

  • Lugano1.1 mi
  • Lugano Station1.1 mi
  • Lugano FLP1.1 mi

Convention centers

  • Exhibition Center Lugano1700 ft
  • Centro esposizioni di Lugano2000 ft

Amusement

  • UBS ARENA Lugano4600 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Lugano Casino3700 ft

Parks

  • Sentiero degli Ulivi1.1 mi

Public parking

  • Lugano Hospital - Civico1.2 mi

Local attractions

  • Lake Lugano1.6 mi
    LuganoSwitzerland
  • Swissminiatur3.8 mi
    Via Cantonale, Melide
  • Monte Tamaro8.5 mi
    LuganoSwitzerland
  • Lido Piscina Comunale Conca d'Oro1.6 mi
    6900 Lugano-Paradiso, Lugano
  • Parc Scherrer6.2 mi
    Am See, Morcote

Near the hotel

  • Lido comunale di Lugano1100 ft
    Viale Castagnola, Lugano
  • Parco Civico3300 ft
    Viale Carlo Cattaneo, Lugano
  • Museo Cantonale d_Arte4300 ft
    Via Canova 10, Lugano
  • Museum of Cultures2200 ft
    Via Cortivo 24-28, Lugano
  • Monte Bre4100 ft
    LuganoSwitzerland
  • Piazza della Riforma4800 ft
    Piazza della Riforma, Lugano

Restaurants nearby

  • Ristorante Le Relais - Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola100 ft

    Address: Viale Castagnola 31
    Phone: 41 91 973 2555

    89% likes this, based on 22 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean
    Price Range: USD 41 - USD 121

  • Ristorante Al Portone2400 ft

    Address: Viale Cassarate 3
    Phone: +41 91 923 55 11

    85% likes this, based on 61 reviews
    Cuisine: French, International, Vegetarian
    Price Range: USD 50 - USD 150

  • Fingy's3200 ft

    Address: Via Serafino Balestra 20
    Phone: +(41)091 922 26 26

    73% likes this, based on 49 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 7 - USD 19

  • Neapolis600 ft

    Address: via Riviera 1
    Phone: +41 91 971 23 45

    60% likes this, based on 102 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 20 - USD 62

  • Hotel Ristorante Firenze2700 ft

    Address: Strada di Gandria 1
    Phone: 0041 91 970 14 01

    51% likes this, based on 39 reviews
    Price Range: USD 23 - USD 37

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  3 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    78

Hotel Awards

SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLuganoGrand Hotel Villa Castagnola

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Switzerland

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Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola

Average guest rating

8.2out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 56 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
8.0
Rooms
10.0
Service
6.0
Value
8.0
Dining
8.0

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Room was spacious and comfortable. General appearance was lovely. Staff was extremely polite and helpful.

    Very light colored carpet - showed dirt

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Beautiful hotel with goo views of Lake Lugano.

    he room was a little small for the money.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    It was probably the best managed hotel I have stayed in. Clean ,beautifully maintained with courteous staff.

  • Couple
    7.4

    Staff very kind and helpful. Well located in the park and not to fare from the towncenter.

  • Single
    9.6

    Excellent old style hotel. Not many like that left nowadays, even in Switzerland. Reminds old Dolder in Zurich before transformation into another "spa place". The lido on the lake is spectacular. Very nice staff, some people work there in summer time and go to Badrutt Palace/Kulm in winter season

    Conferences, functions

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Location, view, grounds, staff

    Breakfast

  • Single
    6.6

    The view from the room, amazing rich and colorful and fragrant garden,quiet location

    I found a cockroach in the room, maybe creeping in for some luxury in the room, when I asked if they can provide a shuttle to the station they said it is 25 f extra, I found that pathetic when your bill is quite high for using the facility.

  • Single
    5.0

    During my stay temperatures were very high (36 or more degrees), air condition in my room was not placed on the right position and was cooling direct to my body while in the bed. At the same time the bed was prepared for the middle of the winter time. Result: after my trip i visited a doctor due to the improper cooling and bed in the room.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    quiet, fairly close to the centre

  • Couple
    9.6

    A beautiful place like Lugano in combination with that hotel = a wonderful stay in a fantastic atmosphere!

  • Older travelers
    2.4

    everything is bad from all aspects, old hotel, old furniture, poor service, rude manager and staff, inaccurate information, old internet system, charged parking, the hotel isn't located on the lake - not advisable at all

How to reach hotel

hotel Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola - Lugano Lugano location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Viale Castagnola 31, Lugano, Switzerland, 6906

Get directions
City Center
  • Lugano
    4600 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Lugano Station
    1.1 mi
  • Lugano
    1.1 mi
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Ristorante Le Relais - Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    100 ft
  • Neapolis (cuisine: Italian)
    600 ft
Beaches
  • Lido comunale di Lugano
    1100 ft
  • Piazza della Riforma
    4800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  3 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    78

Hotel Awards

SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLuganoGrand Hotel Villa Castagnola

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Switzerland

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