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Room
377 square feet
2 Twin Beds and 1 Twin Sofa Bed 1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Sofa Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Junior Suite Executive
592 square feet
2 Twin Beds and 1 Twin Sofa Bed 1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Sofa Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Superior Junior Suite
538 square feet
2 Twin Beds and 1 Twin Sofa Bed 1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Sofa Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Superior Double Room
377 square feet
2 Twin Beds and 1 Twin Sofa Bed 1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Sofa Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Suite
646 square feet
2 Twin Beds and 1 Twin Sofa Bed 1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Sofa Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Basic Double or Twin Room, Courtyard Area
258 square feet
2 Twin Beds and 1 Twin Sofa Bed 1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Sofa Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Junior Suite
484 square feet
2 Twin Beds and 1 Twin Sofa Bed 1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Sofa Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Double Room
323 square feet
1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Sofa Bed 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
5-star beach hotel with a full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Indoor pool
24-hour business center

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola is centrally located in Lugano, a 3-minute walk from Lake Lugano and a 2-minute drive from Palazzo dei Congressi. This 5-star hotel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Parco Ciani and 1 mi (1.6 km) from University of Lugano.

Make yourself at home in one of the 74 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and DVD players. Rooms have private balconies. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while 42-inch flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and bidets.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as an indoor pool, an outdoor tennis court, and a sauna. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Enjoy Mediterranean cuisine at Le Relais, one of the hotel's 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in Lugano? This hotel has facilities measuring 4864 square feet (452 square meters), including conference space. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola

Viale Castagnola 31, Lugano, TI 6906

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities like umbrellas and sun loungers. Pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa and enjoy amenities at Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola like an indoor pool and an outdoor tennis court.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This luxury hotel also offers a steam room, a fitness center, and a garden. Onsite parking is available (surcharge), along with a car charging station.

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola has designated areas for smoking.

  • Library
  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • Food and water bowls
  • Conference space size (meters) - 452
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • Concierge services
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shopping on site
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Total number of rooms - 74
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Full-service spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Free breakfast
  • Conference space
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Year Built - 1880
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Electric car charging station
  • Meeting rooms
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Free wired Internet
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4864
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach towels
  • Garage
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Off-street parking
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Russian

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola offers 74 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and minibars. Rooms open to balconies. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Beds feature down comforters. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, bidets, and complimentary toiletries. This Lugano hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Individually decorated
  • Free bottled water
  • Ceiling fan
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Television
  • Child-size bathrobes
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Bidet
  • Free wired Internet
  • DVD player
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Desk
  • Slippers
  • Heating
  • Pay movies
  • Balcony
  • Down comforter

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7:00 AM and 10:30 AM.

Le Relais - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Ristorante Arté al Lago - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open select days.

La Rucola - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor tennis court, an indoor pool, a sauna, and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Beach yoga on site

Spa Services

Clarins Wellness Corner has 2 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, facials, body scrubs, and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily.

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CHF 120 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of CHF 50.00 per pet, per night
  • Dogs only
  • Food and water bowls are available

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This hotel will place a credit card pre-authorization for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

One child stays free

Only service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

UnionPay

Debit cards

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 6.10 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

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

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Valet parking fee: CHF 25 per night
  • Pet fee: CHF 50.00 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: CHF 120 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Grand Hotel Castagnola
  • Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola
  • Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac
  • Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac Lugano
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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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.

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 5 star Superior and is displayed on this page as 5.0 stars.

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