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Located on a quiet hilltop in Cademario in the Malcantone region, a 15-minute drive from Lugano, the Al Ponte offers views of Lake Lugano and the mountains from all rooms. Swimming pool is available from May to September. All rooms at this family-run hotel have their private balcony with sun loungers. WiFi is provided in all areas for free. Local and international cuisine is served in the Al Ponte Terrazzo Restaurant and Pizzeria, which overlooks Lake Lugano. Hiking and mountain bike trails are 0.6 mi away. Bioggio can be reached by car in 10 minutes, and Manno is a 20-minute drive away. Lugano Airport is 25 minutes away by car.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast Info

Continental

Parking available at the hotel


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 queen bed
or
2 twin beds
1 sofa bed
and
1 queen bed
Bedroom :
2 twin beds
and
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 twin bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.5
Facilities
8.5
Cleanliness
9.1
Comfort
8.8
Value for money
8.5
Location
9.3
Free WiFi
9.7
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Jimmy
    United States of America United States of America
    The view is amazing along with an amazing staff. Also, there was free public transportation to and from the hotel to visit the city.
  • Athar
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    located on the top of the mountain Ms Fabiola took really good care of our family and went extra mile from guiding us for further onward trip, preparing dinner even after the Resturant close time , arranging tickets and ensuring we were...
  • Mohamad
    Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
    The location is beautiful, there is a bus stop right in front of the hotel that takes you to and back from the city center. I have to say Fabiola and her husband Patrick (owners) made me feel right at home, they’re very hospitable, friendly,...

Hotel area info

Restaurants
2 Restaurants On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
      Italian • Pizza
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free
  • Restaurant #2

    No additional info available

Amenities of Al Ponte
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking on site
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
View
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Lake view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Happy hour
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Tennis court
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs CHF 5 per day.
  • Street parking
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Key access
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Convenience store on site
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Chapel/Shrine
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Seasonal
  • Pool with view
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
Spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

House rules

Al Ponte takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 12:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Check-out

From 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 years
Crib upon request
Free
2 years old
Crib upon request
Free
Extra bed upon request
CHF 25 per child, per night
3 - 15 years
Extra bed upon request
CHF 25 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Late check-in is only possible upon prior confirmation by the property. Please note that your check-in is otherwise not guaranteed. Contact details are stated in the booking confirmation.Please note that the restaurant is closed from 15 November to 15 March.Please note that the pool and hot tub are closed from October to April. Please note that the city tax includes the Ticino Ticket. It offers free benefits and discounts in the Canton of Ticino, including free use of train and bus services. For more details, please contact the property directly.

Please inform Al Ponte of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Al Ponte

  • The prices at Al Ponte may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Al Ponte is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Guests staying at Al Ponte can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Al Ponte has 2 restaurants:

    • Restaurant #1
    • Restaurant #2

  • Al Ponte offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Tennis court
    • Canoeing
    • Happy hour
    • Swimming pool

  • Room options at Al Ponte include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Apartment
    • Single
    • Studio

  • Al Ponte is 1,000 feet from the center of Cademario. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.