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Hotel Splendide Royal

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This hotel is well situated, located a very pleasant 10 minute lake-side walk from the central shopping area of Lugano. It boasts an old and new building, each with different stylings but otherwise offering pretty much the same in terms of (quality in-room) amenities. Most rooms face the lake and offer terrific views. Staff is friendly and responsive, breakfasts are...

Thank paul r
Dallas, United States
Reviewed 25 November 2016

This hotel distinguishes itself from other 5-star properties by the quality of its staff, their attentiveness, and their care to call the customers by name. They remember the customers from previous visits and often recall the preferences of their guests.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a relaxed, pampered stay at the Hotel Splendide Royal! From the moment of arrival, we were showered with attentive and gracious service. The concierge efficiently arranged train station transportation, made suggestions for a leisurely day, and booked dinner reservations. Francesco, and his team provided memorable hospitality at dinner and breakfast service. The sommelier was extremely helpful in recommending...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

i visited many times Lugano but never stayed before. i discovered an extremely elegant and refined building which offers both classic and modern rooms. Staff is extremely professional and kind and the room istayed in was wide witha very big double bed , a lovely entrance and a wide bathroom. inside the room nothing there is every accessory one might...

Thank sofia b
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel provided a very satisfying stay. We had a room with a view of the lake and the location of the hotel provides easy walking to quite a few shops as well as a lovely lakefront stroll. The hotel is extremely well appointed with elegant classic artwork on the wall, marble stairs and a welcoming lobby with fresh flowers...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel is nicely located lakeside, offers car parking. The rooms are spacious and well appointed. Breakfast of good quality with friendly service, must be one of the best hotels in Lugano, worth a visit.

Thank Naakprapa
Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Amazing service and luxury! Must stay for every business traveler. Close to everything you need. The views towards the lake are simply breathtaking. The charge is a little steep but well worth it. For Swiss standards it is great

Thank AndreyP84
St. Catharines, Canada
Reviewed 30 September 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at this splendid hotel. It is located right across the street from the lake and the view from my lake front room is stunning and amazingly beautiful. The room is spacious, very clean and comfortable. The hotel is in the middle of everything that you would want as a tourist. The restaurant is very elegant,...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is good, classic high class hotel with style. Strategically located at lake side with beautiful views, great breakfast. Fast check in. Old design but clean bathrooms with ETRO amenities and designer interior. Unfortunately old is old and this hotel also needs refurbishment soon. Bar and everything closes by midnight, so if you work until late and count on late...

Thank FrequentBizTraveler1
Canton of Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The Splendide is one of the many examples of what I like to call the 'Grandes Dames' hotels that dot the lakes in Ticino. A mix of old and new, these hotels have preserved the architecture and charm of a bygone era. We stayed in renovated rooms with lakeview terraces with all you can expect from a 5-star property -...

Thank Louise H

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
La Veranda Restaurant
La Veranda Restaurant
Cuisines: European, Italian, Swiss, Mediterranean
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Housed inside an iconic Belle Epoque palace, the Splendide Royal is a refined hotel with a familiar atmosphere where 19th Century's grace blends with international contemporary flair. A state-of-the-art personilized service is provided by well trained and skilled staff, who quietly ensures the guests a pampering of local experience, through courtesy, dedication and attention to detail. Its tradition of hospitality, attentions and fine dining is valued by royal families, celebrities and famous artists since its opening in 1887. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Splendide Royal

Address: riva Antonio Caccia 7, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Price Range: $457 - $703 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Splendide Royal 5*
Number of rooms: 88
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Also Known As:
Splendide Royal Hotel
Splendide Royal Lugano
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Lugano
#2 Luxury Hotel in Lugano
#2 Family Hotel in Lugano
#3 Romantic Hotel in Lugano
#4 Green Hotel in Lugano
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“deluxe rooms overlooking the lake are outstanding”
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“A room with a lake view is a must”
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“Get a lake front room if you can afford it.Unforgettable view!”
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