Please find our hotel recommendations for the Lake Lugano area below. They include lakeside hotels with beautiful views, centrally located accommodation near a railway station and the best budget and luxury options.
You can stay in Lugano if you prefer a city with perfect public transport, shops and restaurants. Smaller towns on the lake are Castagnola, Ponte Tresa and Melide.
All hotels will provide a free Ticino Ticket when you check-in.
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Very comfortable hotel in the small town of Giubiasco, just south of Bellinzona. This wonderfully renovated hotel has an in-house restaurant.
Popular hotel next to the train station, overlooking the city and the lake. Ideal for train travelers and anyone who prefers a central but quieter location than the city center. The hotel offers a garden, pool, restaurant and free parking. The public Tassino Park is less than a minute away.
Very comfortable luxurious hotel with a large garden. There are 3 in-house restaurants, bars, a wellness area, a pool and more. This wonderful building dates back to 1880 and is a hotel since 1885. You just have to cross the street to reach Lake Lugano.
The Splendide Royal has been a first class hotel since 1887 and is overlooking Lake Lugano. It's only a few minutes on foot from the San Salvatore funicular and the Lugano-Paradiso dock for a boat trip on the lake. The hotel offers restaurants for fine dining, a bar and a wine cellar.
This villa built in 1860 is situated in a quiet green area next to the rail station of Lugano and at walking distance from the city center and the lake. There's a garden with a pool. This is a good option for backpackers and anyone looking for affordable accommodation.
Small affordable hotel in the luxurious shopping street Via Nassa, which is part of the pedestrian zone in the historical city center of Lugano.
This modern super comfortable hotel is pricey, but also an excellent choice if you want to make the most of your stay. It is sitting 100 m above the lake: all suites offer an amazing view on Lugano and the lake. Everything is at your disposal: good food, fine wine, a fitness center, pool, spa, free parking, electric bicycles and cars, and much more.
Popular bed and breakfast at walking distance from Lake Lugano and the cogwheel train to Mount Generoso. A good option if you don't want to stay in the city of Lugano, but rather close-by.
This small affordable hotel is located in a village just outside Lugano. Easy to reach by train. Note that this hotel is closed in winter.
Affordable modern guesthouse between the Lugano city center and the district of Paradiso.
We recommend this hotel for train travelers and people who like to enjoy the Lugano city life. The train station as well as the city center is just minutes away on foot. The top floors offer a wonderful view on the city and the lake. There is an in-house restaurant and you'll find countless others nearby.
Cheap accommodation in the district Paradiso in Lugano. The funicular to Mount San Salvatore departs just around the corner, and the dock for boat trips is close-by as well.
Historic hotel dating back to 1906, on a small square between Lake Lugano and the luxurious shopping street Via Nassa. There's a garden with a pool behind the hotel.
Very comfortable hotel on the slopes on Mount San Salvatore, and therefore with a grand view of Lake Lugano and the city. Restaurants, a garden, swimming pool and fitness & wellness center are all available on site.
You'll find the Bay Hotel in the utmost western corner of Lake Lugano, at 400 m from the Italian border. This is a good lakeside hotel away from the busy city of Lugano. The city is easy to reach by train in 30 minutes. The hotel features a restaurant, pool, wellness area and all rooms have a lake view.