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Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac - Lugano

5 star Hotel Lugano

Viale Castagnola 31 - Lugano

Price starting from CHF 340.00

Set on the shores of Lake Lugano, the exclusive 5-star Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac is a property of immense charm, surrounded by a magnificent private sub-tropical park.

Fine antiques and sumptuous furnishings recall its heritage, guestrooms and suites have their own distinct personalities, while a Mediterranean feel is evoked by the colors, the climate, and the light.

Built in 1880, and recently renovated in 2015, the 5-story Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola leisure activities and modern amenities include an indoor swimming pool, gym, outdoor tennis court, private beach on the lake, fitness center, bio-sauna, Caldarium, steam bath, solarium, beauty center, hairdresser, and 4864-sq-feet (452-sq-meters) of meeting space. Guests can also taste delicious specialties at the onsite restaurants, Le Relais and Ristorante Arte al Lago.

Free WiFi is provided throughout the building, and a free Internet Point with fax and printer is available. Guests traveling by car can take advantage of the onsite free parking. Pets and service animals are welcome at the hotel.

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Breakfast at Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac

A free buffet breakfast is available between 7:00 AM and 10:30 AM.

Hotel Facilities at Villa Castagnola au Lac

  • Laundry service
  • Lift/elevator
  • Room service - limited hour
  • Hairdresser
  • Shops in the hotel
  • Pets accepted
  • Dogs allowed
  • Laundry room
  • Garden
  • Gym
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Tennis court
  • Limousine service
  • Valet service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Newspapers
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Concierge
  • Luggage room
  • City tour
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam bath
  • Massages
  • Turkish bath
  • Meeting Room
  • Conference room
  • Business Center
  • Internet/Email services
  • Baby sitter

Know before you go

  • A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.
  • One child 3 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Check-in: after 3 PM.

Check-out: before Noon.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

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

  • Self parking fee: CHF 20 per night
  • Pet fee: CHF 50.00 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

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

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 4.70 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 15 years of age.

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

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.

National rating

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

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac is also known as

G H Villa Castagnola Au Lac
Grand Hotel Castagnola
Grand Hotel Lugano











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Room Details

Book your luxury accommodation at Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac, offering 78 guest rooms with climate control. Rooms open onto balconies. Guests can unwind at the end of a long day and enjoy satellite TV channels, DVD players and pay movies. Corporate travelers visiting the Lake Lugano area will benefit from free wired and wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks, safes and phones. Guest rooms are individually decorated, making each stay a unique experience. Visitors will wake up feeling refreshed and ready to start the day after a good night's sleep in comfortable beds with down comforters, plus a selection of pillows from a pillow menu.

Private bathrooms are outfitted with bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries. Minibars, complimentary bottled water and hair dryers can be found in each room to accommodate basic traveling needs. Rooms also include soundproofing and air conditioning.

Accommodation Services

  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Pay-Per-View
  • Mini bar
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Safe
  • Desk
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Terrace/Balcony
  • DVD player
  • Satellite TV
  • High speed Internet access
  • Wireless Internet access

Distances from Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac

University of Lugano - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Palazzo dei Congressi - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Parco Ciani - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Cantonal Art Museum - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Piazza della Riforma - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
San Lorenzo Cathedral - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Santa Maria degli Angeli - 2 km / 1.3 mi
Museum of Modern Art - 2.2 km / 1.3 mi
Pista La Resega - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Monte San Salvatore - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Casino Municipale di Campione d'Italia - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Hermann Hesse Museum - 4.7 km / 2.9 mi
Hermann Hesse Foundation and Museum - 4.7 km / 2.9 mi
Casa Camuzzi - 4.8 km / 3 mi
Lanzo d'Intelvi Church - 5 km / 3.1 mi
The preferred airport for Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac is Lugano (LUG-Agno) - 4.9 km / 3 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 km and mile.

Transportation services Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac

  • Limousine service
  • Valet service