Located within steps from Lugano downtown and set amongst a private, subtropical park this five-star property has a long magnificent history. The building was owned by a noble Russian family until it became a hotel in 1885. Even now you can feel the warmth and comfort of a private home.
The Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola includes 83 individually decorated rooms with all modern facilities and breathtaking views over the lake and park. The property also has two restaurants, bars, 10 meeting rooms and spa center.
The hotel is a stone’s throw from bus stop and funicular to Monte Bre. Lugano train station is 2km away and Lugano Agno Airport is 7km from the hotel.
Year renovated: 2011.
Number of rooms: 74.
The Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac offers 83 guestrooms divided into deluxe single, superior double and deluxe double rooms, superior junior suites, deluxe junior suites and two-bedroom suites. All rooms have a unique individual design and offers magnificent views over the park or lake. Total room area varies from 22sqm to 80sqm.
Every room has all modern conveniences: bathroom, balcony, plush bathrobes and slippers, hair dryer, mini-bar, digital safe, air conditioning, direct-dial phone, internet connection, wireless LAN internet and flat-screen satellite TV.
Two hotel restaurants offer mouth-watering dishes from the freshest seasonal ingredients accompanied by refined international and local wines from the on-site wine cellar.
Le Relais restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine in the elegant atmosphere and on the panoramic terrace in summertime.
Set on the water’s edge, 100m from the main building Galleria Arte al Lago restaurant offers innovative cuisine based on fish specialties.
On-site Cocktail Bar and Banana Bar, nestled amongst the banana palms, both are the ideal places for savouring favourite drink and relax.
You can start your day with a american breakfast, which costs CHF 60 per person per night.
The hotel offers all modern facilities for holding all kinds of events ranging from a small private events to large international conferences. There are 10 meeting rooms with area from 17sqm up to 165sqm, the biggest room can accommodate up to 120 people. All rooms feature elegant working atmosphere, natural daylight and the latest audiovisual equipment.
The newly renovated hotel's recreational center includes indoor swimming pool, sauna, solarium, tennis court, steam bath. This five-star spa center offers numerous treatment programmes for body and face, a variety of massages and hair styling services.
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