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4.3 of 5 guest rating
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Classic Double Room, Partial Lake View
248 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Economy Family Room
Room with view
334 square feet
2 Twin Beds and 2 Double Sofa Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Classic Double Room
226 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Classic Single Room
140 square feet
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Panoramic Double Room, Balcony, Lake View
323 square feet
2 Large Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Panoramic Single Room
161 square feet
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Superior Triple Room
Room with view
334 square feet
3 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Historic Lugano hotel in Lugano City-Centre, walk to Lake Lugano

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Laundry facilities
24-hour front desk

With a stay at International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano, you'll be centrally located in Lugano, steps from LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura and MASILugano Museum of Art of Italian Switzerland. This historic hotel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Palazzo dei Congressi and 1 mi (1.6 km) from Lugano Exhibition Centre.

Stay in one of 76 guestrooms featuring LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and bidets. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a seasonal outdoor pool or take in the view from a terrace and a garden. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and an arcade/game room.

Grab a bite from the snack bar/deli, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary full breakfast is served daily from 6:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

Featured amenities include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Lugano? This hotel has facilities measuring 592 square feet (55 square meters), including conference space. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano

Via Nassa 68, Lugano, TI 6900

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities measuring 592 square feet (55 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers a seasonal outdoor pool, a library, and a terrace. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano has designated areas for smoking.

  • Library
  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Free breakfast
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Secured parking
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1906
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Computer station
  • Swimming pool
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Food and water bowls
  • Conference space size (meters) - 55
  • Distance from property (ft) 164
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Distance from property (meters) 50
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 592
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Reception hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 76
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Arcade/game room
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano offers 76 accommodations with safes and bathrobes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. 30-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bidets, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Bidet
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Individually furnished
  • Individually decorated
  • LCD TV
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Window screens
  • Laptop-friendly workspace

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 11:30 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a seasonal outdoor pool.

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

  • Motor boating nearby
  • Playground on site
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at anytime

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding. Children may not be eligible for complimentary breakfast.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CHF 40.00 per night.

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of CHF 20 per pet, per night
  • Dogs and cats 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

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and a security system

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.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector and a security system in each accommodation. 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.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Contactless check-out is not available

Security system

Staff does not wear personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Parking height restrictions apply

Individually-wrapped food options are not available

Debit cards

No gap period between guest stays

Fees

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

  • 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.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • Secured self parking fee: CHF 20 per night
  • Nearby parking fee: CHF 20.0 per night (164 ft away)
  • Pet fee: CHF 20 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out fee: CHF 20 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: CHF 40.00 per night

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

Hotel Names

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We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from April to October.

Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

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.

Parking height restrictions apply.

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.

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 3 star Superior and is displayed on this page as 3.5 stars.

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