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Hotel International au Lac

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#10 of 45 Hotels in Lugano
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I just spent a night here after booking it mainly by chance and because of the location. While the location cannot be better indeed, I really also loved the rest of it very, very much: such polite and helpful people (Mr. Shala, many thanks for fetching our wrongly parked car!), great room and truly fantastic breakfast. If you can, splurge...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we stay only at 5, in worst cases 4 star hotels. I booked this hotel when I was very busy, something probably went wrong and booked this hotel. when we arrived at the hotel with my wife and daughter, i saw that it is a three star hotel and was really disappointed at myself. we stayed just one night and...

Thank erem d
Louth England
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I have just returned from our first ever visit to Lugano, where we spent a week and stayed in this very comfortable ideally situated Hotel. Our room was on the third floor on the corner of the Hotel overlooking a large piazza with an uninterrupted view of the Lake. The room and bathroom were spacious, well furnished...

Thank John N S
Washington DC
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two nights - loved Lake Lugano and the hotel's great location. We had a newly remodeled room with a small balcony and view of the lake. It is worth the extra expense to get one of these rooms (also had a great remodeled bathroom). Breakfast is very good and all staff are helpful.

Thank Shenandoah32
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place in beautiful city of Lugano is right by the lake in city center with great view of lake from their rooms. It is built in old world style and every inch of propert is quite intriguing. We were in big group with four rooms booked and had an amazing stay in this hotel. The staffs are extremely helpful...

Thank agarwaals
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing service location and room. Loved the staff -helpful and kind-loved the breakfast.The rooms are all quort and with high ceilings excellent position. Last but not least there ia a lovely external pool. just the best!!

1Thank sofia b
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We broke our journey from Interlaken to Venice with a single night's stay here - that was the only fault and it was ours. A delightful setting in a convenient location - helped considerably by the discovery of the funicular to the station. The level of sophisticated luxury made our short stay a very pleasant one and the breakfast was...

1Thank Rossergruffydd
RobertoSchmid, Owner at Hotel International au Lac, responded to this review

Dear Rossergruffydd, thank you very much for your much rewarding hotel review! We all here in Lugano are looking forward to welcoming you soon again. Yours sincerely Roberto Schmid Hotel International au Lac, Lugano * * *s Fam. Schmid, propr. dir.

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I was invited by a university in Lugano to a one-day symposium, so I decided to treat myself to a room right on the lake. I was drawn to the Hotel International au Lac because of the video on its website that explains its fairly rare status as a long-time family business. Because I had time to book ahead, I...

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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Our stay at the Hotel International at Lac was very nice. Our room had a double balcony and an incredible view of Lake Lugano.. the room was very old fashioned but in a good way. Hotel had strong wifi and garage parking which was very comforting as parking is scarce and hard to find for someone who is unfamiliar with...

Thank Cody K
Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Beautiful, well preserved hotel with a peaceful and relaxing garden terrace by the pool in the perfect location where you can take walks by the lake or on the pedestrian of the shopping district. Breakfast was perfect as well. The perfect place for a peaceful vacation..

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RobertoSchmid, Owner at Hotel International au Lac, responded to this review

Dear BB3435, thank you very much for your much appreciated feed-back. Your words of praise made us feel very happy for our efforts we put in guest-services and in maintaining our historic hotel. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon again in Lugano and remain with best regards Roberto Schmid Hotel International au Lac, Lugano * * *s Fam....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Prime location in the old-town quarter and shopping district of the city centre and on the lake-promenade.Historical Downtown Hotel with extended facilities such as private garage parking, lobby-bar, garden with swimming-pool and WiFi Internet. A variety of restaurants, pizzerias and typical bars are located close to the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel International au Lac

Address: via Nassa 68 | Piazza Luini, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Price Range: $236 - $417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel International au Lac 3.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
International Au Lac Lugano
International Au Lac Hotel
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#9 Romantic Hotel in Lugano
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“Speak to reception. They all speak very good English. Explain, what you want.”
JohnNS_12, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“newly remodeled room with balcony and view”
Shenandoah32, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“rooms facing lake has great views”
agarwaals, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one with a view of the lake”
Rossergruffydd, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with front views over the lake.”
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