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Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent experience, very close to train station, shops, lake, buses, restaurants and any other important locations. Very good service, very positive surprise. Rooms rather small but does not matter visiting a city

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with my wife for my birthday, and the hotel kindly upgraded us to a Suite. For the first moment of contact, the hotel displayed excellent customer service, especially as we had decided to relocate from another hotel in Lugano ( which was possibly the worst hotel in the town!). The staff were all warm and friendly. The hotel...

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1Thank Sanj1699
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

with a few shortcomings: no plug socket near the bedside table; however, upon request they give you an extension cable. It's great to get free Wi-Fi, but unfortunately it freezes and blocks plenty of internet pages and especially iOS applications. Toilet paper and paper hankies are of 1* quality. TV flat screen is good, but the remote control that comes...

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1Thank PAG1959
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of four (2 adults, 2 children) enjoyed a pleasant stay in two rooms for four nights in early April. The breakfast included a wide range of options and the rooms included a free minibar. Parking is available at extra cost, and the hotel's location was perfect. All guests at the hotel are entitled to a 'Ticino Ticket,' a...

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3Thank 872ant834
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended and in the center of Lugano. The decoration is a bit outdated, but charming at the same time. Real, old school room keys that you hand over at the reception! The rooms are clean, very good bed and minibar. The buffet breakfast mainly consists of pastries, and the breakfast area is a little congested.

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Fontana-GM, Direttore generale at Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Martin, Thank you very much for having been our valued guest at Hotel Lugano Dante. We appreciated very much your nice feedback. For all our readers it is important to say that our interior decor and design, including the lobby (renovated in 2010) and most of our rooms, have a classic old style. From 2015 we are also able...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the heart of Lugano, conveniently situated at the foot of the funicular (90 seconds trip from the railway station), the Dante provides a friendly experience. My room was large, comfortable and clean with everything to please : comfortable bed, choice of pillows, free minibar, big bathroom, coffee and tea, free wifi... What I appreciated a lot were all those...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is good for couples and for family. The location is great. Staff are great. Rooms are great. Very helpful staff. Comfortable rooms and it's quiet in the hotel. You can go around by walking for shopping for restaurants and for the lake If you want to go far location. There is a trail station very close to the...

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Fontana-GM, Direttore generale at Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ahmed A, It was a pleasure to host you at Hotel Lugano Dante. Thank you for your beautiful review: it means a lot for us. Please come back again and again. Carlo Fontana (GM) and the whole staff

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hotel, excellent service in the heart of Lugano. Worth staying here both for business and leisure. Rooms are comfortable and cosy. I had free minibar with non-alcoholic beverages. No wellness facilities.

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Fontana-GM, Direttore generale at Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Csocsola, thank you very much for spending your precious time reviewing our hotel. We are delighted that you could appreciate your stay. Being located in the city centre and in an ancient building of the late 18th century, we do not have enough space to have wellness facilities. However, if our valued guests want to relax, we suggest to...

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This hotel was chosen for us by our travel agent as part of tour of Switzerland and we stayed their for a few days. Its location could not be more central and gives easy access to the city centre, shops, restaurants and lakeside. We were offered an upgrade to a suite at a small extra charge and given the opportunity...

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Fontana-GM, Direttore generale at Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel, responded to this review

Dear d0rsetb0b, Thank you for having been our valued guest. Your feedback fills our heart with joy! We are happy to know you could enjoy your suite, all our services and the kindness of our staff. Please come back again. All the best. Carlo Fontana (GM) and the whole staff

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Nice hotel with a very generous breakfast buffet. Rooms are a bit small. No view is available however it is in the heart of the city. Rooms are very clean and with Air-conditioning system. They don't have a swimming pool

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Fontana-GM, Direttore generale at Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ahmed M, thank you for your nice feedback. As you mentioned, we are located at the very heart of Lugano’s historical centre, in a quiet and picturesque pedestrian area, and our hotel has no a view. However, the lake is only about 150 metres far away. Have you informed the reception staff that the room was a bit small?...

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Lugano Dante Center is located in the heart of Lugano within the city's financial and business district, in a fascinating pedestrian area rich in history, shops and urban lifestyle! Only 1 minute by funicular from main train station and 200 m from Lake Lugano. The hotel services include 83 rooms, an underground parking space, meeting rooms and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel

Address: piazza Cioccaro 5, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Price Range: $324 - $487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 87
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“The staff will do that proactively.”
d0rsetb0b, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a overhead shower head..it's a different showering :)”
mla1234, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Pop floor is thr best.”
giovannitruccato, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try the newly renovated rooms”
FrequentBizTraveler1, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room was quieter, however window view restricted to close by office building. this did not matter to us as we were out most of day time.”
ShivaprasadKuskur, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
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