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Piazza Cioccaro 9, 6900 Lugano – Show map
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Food & Drink
WiFi is available in all areas and costs CHF 2 per 24 hours.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges apply.
Non-smoking Rooms, Elevator, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
Romanian, Italian, French, English, German
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! One child from 0 to 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
Free! One child from 0 to 6 years stays free of charge in an extra bed.
One older child or adult is charged CHF 65 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Cards accepted at this property
Acquarello Swiss Quality Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to pre-authorize your card prior to arrival.
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Hotel Admiral Lugano is located in the Paradiso neighbourhood, within walking distance from the shores of Lake Lugano and the San Salvatore funicular station.
Score from 636 reviews Good
The Hotel Dischma is 330 yards from the funicular station and from the Lugano-Paradiso boat pier on Lake Lugano. It features free Wi-Fi and a free internet terminal.
Score from 682 reviews Very good
The family-run Continental Parkhotel is located 220 yards south of the main train station of Lugano, where the funicular leaves regularly for the center of the city.
Score from 1216 reviews Excellent
Situated on the lake promenade near the traffic-free center of Lugano, Hotel Walter Au Lac offers you air-conditioned rooms, all with superb lake views. Internet access is free of charge.
Score from 268 reviews Very good
Two of us in a double room & we had all the facilities for one person. When we asked the young girl on reception for an extra tea bag we were told that only one is complimentary and that we would have to pay for another. We found this disgraceful along with her attitude. Do not stay here if you would like to receive good customer service and facilities for all the people staying in the room!
seems nothing maybe I should say people don't need take a bus from the Lugano FFS, just needs to go down the hill
Convenient to town centre, buses etc.
Special dietary requests ignored.
Very clean and excellent location.
Great for a short stay.. we had a balcony and coffee machine. Our room was away from any noise. Staff were super friendly. Location is great for shopping. No lake view but it's only a few minutes stroll. Fresh squeezed orange juice was a bonus at breakfast.
the location (near to the station)
the lack of the view the darkness of the room
Location, cleaness, staff.
- high price for a small room - paying WiFi - bleak breakfast room - unattractive reception area
everything I need
good selection for breakfast, see also what i didn't like
at 15CHF breakfast still seemed a bit expensive for what was offered
Location is great and accessible to train station.
Hope wifi is free. Staff should have advised the clients that to reach aquArillo hotel, one may use cable car。we did not know and hired taxi st chf 20 versus cable car at chf 1.10 per person.
We arrived late and left early, so booked a cheap room near funicular. As it turned out we were 3 rooms away from it, although our window overlooked the line. With the double glazed windows shut, curtains drawn, and air conditioning on, we managed to get a good night's sleep. Funicular runs to 1:30 am and starts again at 5:30 am. Room was basic, ensuite was dated but very clean.
Breakfast was 15E each which was too much for what was offered.
Location, cleanliness, price
Clean Smiling/welcoming staff
TV not working
Location is great right in the centre with an excellent link to the train station - in fact, it is situated over the funiculeur track and and track goes through hotel and the terminal is about 20m from the entrance. Friendly staff and speak many languages including English. Convenient and clean.
Characterless and crammed room, maybe OK for an odd business one night trip but not for a holiday. The funiculeur track going right under the room - make sure you have earbuds. Overpriced for what you get IMO otherwise OK.
We stayed in a superior double. These rooms are further from the funicular, and it never bothered us. The staff were very nice and helpful, it was our wedding anniversary and they even upgraded us to have a balcony. The location is very central, perfect for exploring Lugano
The price is high for the value, but as far as I can tell that is true of every hotel in Lugano
The location is good , in the center of the city.
Too noisy. There is a funicular just next to the hotel and you can hear it all the time. The noise is very loud and it starts at 5 am!!!!!!so , you can't sleep.
The hotel is very well located in the city center, relatively close to the train station and right opposite the entrance of the funicular. The room is equipped with fridge, kettle and hairdryer. The internet works well in the room. The receptionists are friendly and speak English.
Our bedroom was near the lift, which makes a lot of noise, even during the night. 15 Swiss Francs for breakfast is too expensive. There are some tea bags available in the rooms that cost 1 Swiss Franc each, which is also extremely expensive.
The train comes "almost" inside the hotel, it's wonderful, you leave the hotel and there is a train to get to the central station.
The service of the breakfast is bit confusing. Part of them has a price and the other one another price. However, it is excelent.
Good location between station and lake though challenging to find on arrival. Everything clean and comfortable. Air conditioning was very welcome. The funicular was fun to watch and didn't disturb at all.
Fittings in the room were basic (bathroom was fine). Shape and layout of the room was odd. Reception looked dark and uninviting.
In town center with dining, shopping, parking, the train, and the lake just outside the door. Free WIFI
No complimentary coffee/tea for guests
clean, big TV, near center, near lake
old door with old locks
The location- nearby the railway and the shopping The kindness of the staff member who welcomed us The balcony and the view The free Wifi
It closes early and there was no staff available early morning Not enough towels There was a problem with the door of the elevator- twice was stuck in one of the floors The last staff member was upset when we asked about the details of the bill- where we did not get a satistfactory answer till now
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