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Our customers tell us that they enjoy the pool at International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Via Nassa. You'll find features such as free breakfast and free WiFi in public areas, plus a bar. Built in 1906, this 3.5-star hotel has 76 rooms over 5 floors. Free WiFi and LCD TVs are available in all rooms.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with LCD TVs, room service (during limited hours) and premium bedding
  • Free full breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy drinks at the bar/lounge
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Take a swim in the seasonal outdoor pool
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes a playground
  • Guests speak favourably about the area's walkability and the overall condition of the property
  • Steps from LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura and MASILugano Museum of Art of Italian Switzerland
  • Cats and dogs welcome for a fee

Classic Double Room, Partial Lake View

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Single Room

Bed Count 1 Single Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Classic Double Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Economy Family Room

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Panoramic Single Room

Bed Count 1 Single Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Superior Triple Room

Bed Count 3 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano ratings based on 20 verified reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano

Everyone (5) Couples (7) Business (1) Family (2) Friends (1)
4 out of 5
super Lage, nettes Personal und sehr gutes Frühstücksbuffet

Posted by on 17 Sep 2019

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5 out of 5
sehr schönes Hotel am See. Eines der besten in Lugano

Posted by on 14 Sep 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 13 Sep 2019

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5 out of 5
Sehr schönes Hotel mit sehr freundliches personal und sehr aufmerksame service

Posted by on 20 Aug 2019

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5 out of 5
Die Lage der Hoteleinrichrung ist für mich persönlich die beste in Lugano. Alles zu Fuss erreichbar, direkt vor dem See, Busstation ist auch nur ein paar Schritte entfernt und und und. Sehr empfehlenswert.

Posted by on 4 Aug 2019

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3 out of 5
Freundlich, sauber, gute Lage, problemloser Ablauf

Posted by on 15 May 2019

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4 out of 5
Super Lage. Stilvolles Ambiente. Das Hotel ist sauber und gepflegt. Die Sanitäreinrixhtung würde eine Modernisierung vertragen.

Posted by on 13 Apr 2019

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4 out of 5
Sehr gut gelegenes Hotel. Ideal auch für Kurzaufenthalt.

Posted by on 25 May 2018

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4 out of 5

Sehr gut zentral gelegenes Hotel.

Pros: Zentral ÖV in nächater nähe
Cons: Evt. Kleine Bar im Zimmer
Location: An bester Lage am See in der Stadt alles in der nähe.
Familie mit 2 Kinder. Schiffahrt, San Salvatore, gut essen, Shopping alles dabei.

Posted by on 5 May 2018

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4 out of 5
sehr zentral gelegen und deshalb gut geeignet für kurze Aufenthalte

Posted by on 22 Oct 2017

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About the International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano

Location Via Nassa 68, Lugano, TI 6900

Property Features

There's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 592 square feet (55 square metres) and includes conference rooms. A seasonal outdoor pool, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the business-friendly International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano. For a fee, parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Lugano hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 76 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 592 sq ft of conference space
  • 55 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 1906
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Games room or arcade
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Lugano (LUG-Agno) (5.4 km / 3.4 mi)
  • Train station: Lugano-Paradiso (1.5 km / 0.9 mi)
  • Metro station: Lugano Funicular Station (1 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano offers 76 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and complimentary bathrobes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. 30-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a bidet, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Luxury bedding
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free full breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a seasonal outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Motor boating nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding. Children may not be eligible for complimentary breakfast.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CHF 40.00 per night.

Pets

  • Pets: CHF 20 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Debit cards

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 4.55 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self-parking fee: CHF 20 per night
  • Pet fee: CHF 20 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: CHF 40.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel au Lac
  • Hotel Lugano International au Lac
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You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in April and close in October.
  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 3 star Superior and is displayed on this page as 3.5 stars.

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