• Pet friendly
  • Free WiFi
  • Balcony
  • Air conditioning
  • Private Bathroom
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe
  • Baggage storage
  • Heating

The Hotel Acquarello is located in the Old Town of Lugano, right at the lower terminus of the funicular connecting the center to the main railway station. Renovated in 2014, all rooms feature air conditioning. Some rooms have a balcony and offer views over the roofs of Lugano. The multi-lingual staff is happy to give you recommendations about what to see and do in Lugano. Express breakfast is available in the lobby. Lake Lugano can be reached within a 5-minute walk and many shops and restaurants can be found in the immediate surroundings of the Acquarello hotel as well.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Swiss Quality Hotels
Hotel chain/brand
Swiss Quality Hotels

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Lugano, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 twin beds
and
1 full bed
2 twin beds
and
1 sofa bed
and
1 queen 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
8.9
Facilities
8.0
Cleanliness
8.6
Comfort
8.4
Value for money
8.0
Location
9.3
Free WiFi
8.9
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  • Tan-yeschenko
    United States of America United States of America
    Very close to the funicular and the main square. Quiet even though it is next to the funicular.
  • Rafaela
    Italy Italy
    Delicious breakfast; super friendly staff, very well located and clean! Everything was perfect there!
  • Hassan
    Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
    I liked the location which is in the centre everything around you shops and restaurants. the room was very clean and tidy. stuff are very helpful. The train from the hotel to main train station only 1 minute walking no need to take taxi. the...

Hotel area info

Amenities of Acquarello Swiss Quality Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Fitness center
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Alarm clock
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs CHF 45 per day.
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Solarium
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

Acquarello Swiss Quality Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Check-out

From 7:00 AM to 11:00 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.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free

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

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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

Please inform the hotel if you are traveling with children and include their age.Please note that the Hotel is located in pedestrian zone (no cars are allowed). 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 note that the name on the credit card used for payment has to be the same as the guest name and the credit card has to be presented on site. Please contact the property directly if you would like to pay in advance.

When traveling with pets, please note that an extra charge of CHF 10 per night applies for dogs up to 10 kilos and a supplement of CHF 30 per night for dogs over 10 kilos.

Please inform Acquarello Swiss Quality Hotel 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.

License number: 220

FAQs about Acquarello Swiss Quality Hotel

  • Room options at Acquarello Swiss Quality Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Single
    • Studio

  • Acquarello Swiss Quality Hotel is 150 feet from the center of Lugano. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Guests staying at Acquarello Swiss Quality Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • Acquarello Swiss Quality Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Solarium
    • Fitness
    • Bicycle rental

  • Check-in at Acquarello Swiss Quality Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.