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Swiss Diamond Hotel Lugano

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great location particularly if you have a car. Parking is convenient across the road. Recommend getting a room facing the lake. Also there are smoking and non smoking rooms. Nice pool and sauna area. Formal restaurant at the hotel but not much else in walking distance. There is also a bar with live entertainment each night.

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Direzione_albergo, Direttore generale at Swiss Diamond Hotel Lugano, responded to this review

Dear glee55, thank you so much for your positive feedback about your stay with us! Guests’ impressions are very important and helpful for us, especially with regards to our facilities and service in order to improve. I’m going to share your comments with my team members who will be delighted to hear about your experience with us. I hope that...

Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a 5 stars I would wait way better!!! The bathtub was leaking. The hotel is already old! The fourniture of the hotel have to be changed... We had a bad dinner at the 31 of December!! The main entrance had a very ugly center of lights! I liked the view, the brunch, the breakfast. It is very expensive...

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Direzione_albergo, Direttore generale at Swiss Diamond Hotel Lugano, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you so much for your positive feedback about your stay with us! Guests’ impressions are very important and helpful for us, especially with regards to our facilities and service in order to improve. I hope to welcome you back in the next future to Swiss Diamond Hotel and in the meantime I wish you all the best....

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The check-in process was easy, and due to how quiet the hotel was we were upgraded to a lake view room. I don't know what the 'mountain view' room would have seen, but cannot recommend enough a lake view room. There was a good breakfast selection, and the breakfast was available for most of the morning. The pool and spa...

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Direzione_albergo, Direttore generale at Swiss Diamond Hotel Lugano, responded to this review

Dear SAshleyC, Thank you so much for your great feedback about your stay with us. It is very much helpful to listen to your comments for all of us. I hope to welcome you back in the next future and in the meantime I wish you all the best. Kind regards. Francesco Cirillo General Manager

Luzern
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place. When you enter the reception you wonder what kind of place this is. But then...wonderful hotel room and it was great sitting on the balcony enjoying the spectacular views of the lake and the mountains. We had a package with dinner included and this was this particular day served on the terrace on the top floor....

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Direzione_albergo, Direttore generale at Swiss Diamond Hotel Lugano, responded to this review

Dear Håkan J , thank you so much for your positive feedback about your stay with us! Guests’ impressions are very important and helpful for us, especially with regards to our facilities and service in order to improve. I’m going to share your comments with my team members who will be delighted to hear about your experience with us. I...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We stayed here for one night during the weekend. The hotel itself was great - spacious rooms, good wellness, decent buffet and the shuttle service was reliable. However, the staff was not very friendly and not what I would expect from a 5-star hotel. I always treat the hotel staff in any hotel with respect, so I'm not sure what...

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Direzione_albergo, Direttore generale at Swiss Diamond Hotel Lugano, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your recent stay at Swiss Diamond and for your positive feedback. I sorry to hear the comments about our staff, but at the same time I am sure of theirs commitment to meet all the needs of our guests in a professional and courteous way, trying every time to go the extra-mile. However, considering your...

Kettering, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We booked a package for Swiss Diamond Hotel through Voyage Privé. A delayed flight meant we decided to take a taxi from Milan Malpensa airport to the hotel. This was around FR200 (£167) for the 50 minute journey. Do not describe the hotel as being in Lugano to your taxi driver if you're thinking of doing to same as this...

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Direzione_albergo, Direttore generale at Swiss Diamond Hotel Lugano, responded to this review

Dear guest thank you so much for your positive feedback about your stay with us! Guests’ impressions are very important and helpful for us, especially with regards to our facilities and service in order to improve. I hope to welcome you back in the next future to Swiss Diamond Hotel and in the meantime I wish you all the best....

Jiangyin, China
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The stay in the Hotel was really nice, we booked one day in advance the only thing which was not so good, were our rooms (pretty small) but overall a perfect night in a amazing hotel. We did not eat in the restaurant of the hotel, we only had our breakfast in the hotel, which was good.

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Direzione_albergo, Direttore generale at Swiss Diamond Hotel Lugano, responded to this review

Dear Banni91, Thank you so much for your great feedback about your stay with us. It is very much helpful to listen to your comments for all of us. I hope to welcome you back in the next future and in the meantime I wish you all the best. Kind regards. Francesco Cirillo General Manager

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stayed at this hotel to travel to Lake Como and Milan for day trips. It seemed as though it was in a nice setting with excellent room quality and amenities. Upon arrival, we were thrilled. The minute we opened our room door we knew we were in for an excellent stay. (judge for yourself. Pictures attached. Mind you after...

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Dear Jim P, thank you so much for your positive feedback about your stay with us! Guests’ impressions are very important and helpful for us, especially with regards to our facilities and service in order to improve. I’m going to share your comments with my team members who will be delighted to hear about your experience with us. I hope...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel was lovely sitting facing the lake. We found things a bit pricey at the hotel but that was expected in Switzerland. Hotel ran an hourly service into town but did stop a little too early if you wanted a drink after a meal. The rooms were very well appointed and the restaurants were lovely. Attention to detail was...

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Dear Scott o, thank you so much for your positive feedback about your stay with us! Guests’ impressions are very important and helpful for us, especially with regards to our facilities and service in order to improve. I’m going to share your comments with my team members who will be delighted to hear about your experience with us. I hope...

Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is a beautiful hotel located across the lake just outside of Lugano. The hotel offers a courtesy shuttle to pick you up and drop you off from the airport or train station. They also offer a courtesy shuttle to drop you off into town and back to the hotel. The staff are very friendly and extremely helpful. The staff...

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Dear ems3375, thank you so much for your positive feedback about your stay with us! Guests’ impressions are very important and helpful for us, especially with regards to our facilities and service in order to improve. I’m going to share your comments with my team members who will be delighted to hear about your experience with us. I hope that...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on the enchanting shores of Lake Lugano, this luxurious property offers elegance and charm in a breathtaking location. Behind the impressive façade, the Swiss Diamond Hotel Lugano boasts dining and leisure facilities that rank among the finest in Switzerland. Only 7 km away from the centre of Lugano, the hotel features 3 restaurants serving typical regional, Mediterranean and international cuisine with a wide range of international wines. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swiss Diamond Hotel Lugano

Address: Riva Lago Olivella, Vico Morcote 6921, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Vico Morcote
Price Range: $245 - $476 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Swiss Diamond Hotel Lugano 5*
Number of rooms: 84
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Also Known As:
Swiss Diamond Resort Olivella
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“Get a room with lave view and a non smoking room if you are a non smoker.”
 of 5 bubbles glee55, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“lake view is recommended”
 of 5 bubbles Banni91, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose a lakeside view room”
 of 5 bubbles ems3375, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a lakeside room.”
 of 5 bubbles 278jayneb, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Lave view obviously is the way to go; I didnt ask for it and still got one...WOW”
 of 5 bubbles pbesman, 21 Nov 2015 | Read review
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