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Hotel International au Lac

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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room Service
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There were very few hotels left when I tried to book a month in advance (book early!), so I was pleased to find this gem. Our family of five stayed in one of their rooms that opened onto a gorgeous rooftop courtyard that had an...More

Thank Becca D
Response from RobertoSchmid, Owner at Hotel International au LacResponded yesterday

Thank you ‘Becca D’ for your very positive review. Indeed our Junior-suite is spacious enough for a family of 5 and the 2 separate bathrooms are a plus. I am glad to read that your family and yourself enjoyed our garden-pool, the many games and...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

3 persons and a dog, staying in their only suite. It was absolutely perfect. The suite is clean, big and very quiet. The room was very spacious, with 2 newly renovated seperate bathrooms. No view but it was so close to their swimming pool, and...More

Thank spiky007
Response from RobertoSchmid, Owner at Hotel International au LacResponded 2 days ago

Dear "spiky007", thank you for your great review. We are glad you enjoyed our Junior-suite which is indeed very popular for families. See you soon again at the International au Lac & thank you for staying with us Roberto Schmid Hotel International au Lac, Lugano...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has a great location in Lugano it has a great tradition dating back over 100 years yet still has modern facilities and a superb service level the breakfast choice was vast and of good quality. The staff where friendly and helpfulMore

Thank geoffwst
Response from RobertoSchmid, Owner at Hotel International au LacResponded 2 days ago

Thank you 'geoffwst' for your very positive review. We are proud of our more that 100-year-long history that dates back to 1906 when my great-grandfather built this hotel in Lugano. We are now running it in 4th generation and putting great effort in it to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice hotel for a 3stars. Very good location. Very good breakfast and we loved the palace style decoration from the lobby to the room. Highly recommended. Can we suggest if the receptionist can give more informations like time of the breakfast about pool the...More

Thank aseronmaryann
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous hotel in a great location. Everything was perfect, the room, breakfast, bar,service and most of all the beautiful view from our balcony! I would recommend this hotel to anyone. The Tecino travel card is great also and allows free travel on the bus...More

Thank caz1862
Response from RobertoSchmid, Owner at Hotel International au LacResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you 'caz1862' for your very rewarding words. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed the unique combination of location & facilities our hotel is able to offer to our guests. See you soon again at the International au Lac and thank you...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$153 - US$313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Value Hotel in Lugano
#9 Lake View Hotel in Lugano
#8 Centrally Located Hotel in Lugano
#2 Safe Hotel in Lugano
#3 Classic Hotel in Lugano
#1 Historic Hotel Hotel in Lugano
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$153 - US$313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Value Hotel in Lugano
#9 Lake View Hotel in Lugano
#8 Centrally Located Hotel in Lugano
#2 Safe Hotel in Lugano
#3 Classic Hotel in Lugano
#1 Historic Hotel Hotel in Lugano
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (218)
Room & Suite (243)
Pool & Beach (31)
Dining (11)
Amenities (17)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Questions & Answers
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Maldoc
May 18, 2017|
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Response from RobertoSchmid | Property representative |
Hi Maldoc, please visit our Official Web-Site -> Directions &Location, where you will find all information concerning the funicular and the arrival of Bernina Express. Cheers from Lugano, Roberto
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artnuvo
May 17, 2017|
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Response from RobertoSchmid | Property representative |
Hi Bruce, Ticino Ticket will be haded out upon check-in at the hotel and after completing registration. Your reservation is NOT valid for free transportation. The train station is around 800 m from the hotel; for guests who... More
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artnuvo
April 11, 2017|
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Response from RobertoSchmid | Property representative |
The train station is around 800 m from the hotel; for guests who are travelling light, our hotel is a pleasant 10- to 15-minute stroll away through the old town. If you prefer public transport, we recommend taking bus... More
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Room Tips
"Spend the extra for a lakeview room. Well worth it."
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"Ask for a room facing the lake. these rooms have a small balcony & the view is worth the extra."
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"Price will dictate..but a lake front room with balcony is more expensive"
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"Get a view of the lake--and a balcony if you can!"
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