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Hotel Walter au Lac

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Saint Louis
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We had a lovely stay at Walter au Lac. Our room had a balcony facing the lake and the view of the lights on the mountainside at night was spectacular. The staff were very welcoming and gave use advise as to which bus ticket to purchase to get to the train station. The hotel is walking distance to the boat...

Thank mirtle2
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This hotel is in a fantastic position on the main road overlooking the amazing lake, you could not ask for better views as it was incredible. The hotel itself was very different to the modern type I would normally stay in but it was a pleasant throwback to what things must of been like in the 70's. Staff all very...

Thank CovSam80
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Romantic location with a wonderful view. However, small beds and squeaking floors, nice big bathroom. Coffee machine and lots of amenities. We enjoyed the breakfast and service. Expensive, but charming.

Thank SwissSpice
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

In a place which is building modern buildings, it is delightful to stay in a hotel with old world ambience and staff who are friendly and helpful as well. I paid extra for view of the lake and was not disappointed when the sun came up in the morning. Very much worth it. Would dearly luv to spend more time...

Thank JodieOneKnobie
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

It was a short stay - only two days - but from the moment we checked in to Hotel Walter du Lac, our trip came to life in this wonderful lake resort community. We enjoyed that most people spoke Italian in this Swiss border city. The hotel is located across the street from the deep blue lake and the view...

Thank Carole M
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Our stay at the Walter au Lac was an overall positive experience. The staff was very friendly, the rooms were comfortable and clean, the breakfast was abundant. But my favorite part was the view and the balcony facing the lake. I'm sure you couldn't find a hotel with a better location in Lugano! Thank you for the lovely weekend.

Thank Rebecca O
Montgomery, Alabama
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We recently stayed at the Hotel Walter au Lac on a visit to Lugano. What a great hotel. We booked a lake view room with a small balcony, great view. It was if we were on a cruise ship looking onto the lake. The hotel staff was efficient and courteous, rooms were well appointed and comfortable. One could not ask...

Thank Randal_Br
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Luckily we stayed at the Hotel Walter au Lac on Monday until Wednesday. I saw the signs in the elevator for the rooftop parties that other reviewers have mentioned. We stayed in room 40, the rooftop suite with a gigantic terrace. The terrace is large and provides beautiful views of Lake Lugano and the city. The location of the hotel...

1Thank Jan H
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Stayed in Lugano for one night on our way through Switzerland to Italy. Lovely cool comfortable and clean room overlooking the lake. Fascinating glass elevator and shaft. Nice and simple breakfast in bright breakfast room overlooking the lake.

Thank artandbrianandgene
Ballwin, Missouri
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Our room overlooked the lake and was very clean and comfortable. The location of the hotel is central to Lugano and close to shops and restaurants. Breakfast was included and the selections were very good. The coffee in particular was memorable. The staff were very hospitable. One night they let us have a happy hour on their roof top patio,...

Thank Michele G

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  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Hotel Walter au Lac

Address: piazza Riziero Rezzonico 7, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Price Range: $201 - $570 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Walter au Lac 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Walter Au Lac Lugano
Walter Au Lac Hotel
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“Choose a lake view room.”
Randal_Br, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Despite being right on the road, our room was quiet, spacious and comfortable.”
  • bathroom was large, and the only one in Switzerland that we stayed in that had a bidet
  • room was very comfortable
  • View from our room
422micheleg, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Try to book the one and only Junior Suite! It is worth the extra cost!”
443ream, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors with balcony.”
420alysonj, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Check about Nightclub!”
clareo158, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
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