International Au Lac Hotel - Lugano

Via Nassa 68, Lugano, Switzerland, 6901  show map
 3 stars
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International Au Lac Hotel - Lugano

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Sports activities

Table tennis

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Meeting/Banquet facilities

Overview

The unique 3-star International Au Lac Hotel provides quick access to the cathedral and churches nearby. The hotel's traditional building set in the center of Lugano was completely refurbished in 2008.

The property is placed next to Exhibition Center Lugano as well as bars, casinos and restaurants. The venue is located within 10 minutes' walk from Lugano center.

Lugano Casino is just 650 meters from the hotel and Art Museum Lugano is 550 meters away.

5 minutes' drive from Lugano airport and 10 minutes' walk to Lugano train station.

Rooms

All 80 classic rooms at International Au Lac Hotel feature a laptop-size safe, IDD telephone, a refrigerator, heating and direct dial phone. Guests will enjoy a view of Lake Lugano from their rooms. They provide bathrooms with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The garden restaurant provides light meals. The hotel’s comfortable Blues bar welcomes guests for hot drinks. Grotto Cavicc offers italian dishes and lies 350 meters away.

Services

Business facilities include computers, a photocopier and a meeting room.

Relax

Guests with children can use cribs, a game room and a play area available on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at CHF 20 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   80.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Sports & Fitness

  • Table tennis

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Laundry
  • Pet amenities available
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Lobby bar
  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's play area
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room

Room view

  • City view
  • Lake view
  • Landscape view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Kettle
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Rollaway beds
  • Chaise lounges
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Via Nassa 68, Lugano, Switzerland, 6901

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City Center
  • Lugano
    800 m
Airports
  • Lugano (LUG)
    3.1 km
Train Stations
  • Lugano
    700 m
  • Lugano FLP
    700 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Grotto Cavicc
    350 m
  • Ristorante Hotel Stella d'Italia
    380 m
Beaches
  • Piazza della Riforma
    440 m
  • Lido comunale di Lugano
    1.4 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    80

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              How to reach hotel

              hotel International Au Lac Hotel - Lugano Lugano location
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              Hotel Address:

              Via Nassa 68, Lugano, Switzerland, 6901

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Lugano
                800 m
              Airports
              • Lugano (LUG)
                3.1 km
              Train Stations
              • Lugano
                700 m
              • Lugano FLP
                700 m
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Restaurants
              • Grotto Cavicc
                350 m
              • Ristorante Hotel Stella d'Italia
                380 m
              Beaches
              • Piazza della Riforma
                440 m
              • Lido comunale di Lugano
                1.4 km
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • Number of floors:
                5
              • Number of rooms:
                80

              Hotel Awards

              SwissHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLuganoInternational Au Lac

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              Best Family Hotels in Switzerland

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              • Mini Galleria Blu Art - 2.7 km

              Popular areas

              • City Center - 700 m

              Places of interest

              • LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura - 100 m
              • Exhibition Center Lugano - 1.3 km
              • Municipio di Vezia - 2.7 km

              Train stations

              • Lugano FLP - 600 m
              • Lugano Station - 600 m
              • Lugano - 600 m
              • Lugano-Paradiso - 1.2 km

              Convention centers

              • Centro esposizioni di Lugano - 1.1 km

              Shopping areas

              • Art Museum Lugano - 500 m

              Amusement

              • UBS ARENA Lugano - 2.1 km

              Monuments and Landmarks

              • Lugano Casino - 600 m

              Museums

              • Monte San Salvatore - 1.1 km

              Public parking

              • Lugano Hospital - Civico - 2.1 km

              Local attractions

              • Monte Bre - 3.0 km
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              • Swissminiatur - 5.2 km
                Via Cantonale, Melide
              • Monte Tamaro - 13.9 km
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              • Lake Lugano - 4.3 km
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              • Parc Scherrer - 8.8 km
                Am See, Morcote

              Near the hotel

              • Piazza della Riforma - 440 m
                Piazza della Riforma, Lugano
              • Parco Civico - 810 m
                Viale Carlo Cattaneo, Lugano
              • Museum of Cultures - 1.1 km
                Via Cortivo 24-28, Lugano
              • Museo Cantonale d_Arte - 560 m
                Via Canova 10, Lugano
              • Lido Piscina Comunale Conca d'Oro - 770 m
                6900 Lugano-Paradiso, Lugano
              • Lido comunale di Lugano - 1.4 km
                Viale Castagnola, Lugano

              Restaurants nearby

              • Grotto Cavicc - 350 m

                Phone: 091 9947995

                64% likes this, based on 58 reviews

              • Gran Cafe al Porto - 420 m

                Address: via Pessina 3
                Phone: 091 910 51 30

                81% likes this, based on 117 reviews

              • La Tinera - 440 m

                Address: Via dei Gorini 2

                69% likes this, based on 104 reviews
                Cuisine: Swiss

              • Ristorante Hotel Stella d'Italia - 380 m

                61% likes this, based on 28 reviews

              • Sole e luna - 410 m

                Address: Riva albertolli
                Phone: 410919226218

                78% likes this, based on 37 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian

              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • Number of floors:
                5
              • Number of rooms:
                80

              Hotel Awards

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              Best Family Hotels in Switzerland

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              International Au Lac Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at International Au Lac

              Average guest rating

              7.8out of 10
              Fabulous
              Based on 214 reviews

              Guest reviews

              • Older travelers
                7.4

                The location is good (front of the lake and dowtown with a lot of resturants and shops nearby). Breakfast was good. Room was in the back of the hotel but it was quite and relaxing. I enjoyed.

                There is an upcharge (almost double the price) in case you ask for a room lake view.

              • Family with children
                7.0

                Location is very good

                Ants on the food table table at breakfast and limited choice

              • Single
                9.2

                Localization, nice room, breakfast, interesting architecture and design

                The building is quite old, thus you may here various noise in your room sometimes (e.g., flushed water from other rooms bathrooms, etc.

              • Older travelers
                6.2

                The size of the room was great and the bar was cosy

              • Family with children
                9.2

                Perfect location, very friendly staff, great view from a balcony.

              • Older travelers
                9.6

                Hotel staff were very helpful. The room was a standard one but we were given a room with a view of the lake. Gracious, old world charm - everything was first class. Lugano was very expensive though.

              • Group of friends
                10.0

                The gorgeous view from our room 220, the garden in the back.The 100 year anniversary expo was fun. Breakfast is good.

                The construction on the other side of the church, hopefully it will end soon.

              • Older travelers
                9.2

                Good situation overlooking the lake ; swimming pool ; helpful staff

                The food..However our complaint about a really awful dinner was resolved with grace ( and a refund ) by the owner-manager.

              • Single
                10.0

                Locations wa terrific for touring mountains of S. Switzerland. Close to Italy, lakes with boats, tours and train station. Hotel had a lovely pool area, great breakfast. Polite and hospitable bar-tender, and waiters.

              • Family with children
                8.2

                The hotel is very beautiful, comfortable and quiet neighbor.

                I think the internet service could be available for all hotel, because there was wifi only in the bar, and it is not convenient when you need to check the business emails.

              • Group of friends
                9.2

                the general ambience of the old building and old photographs

              • Group of friends
                5.8

                well prepared for special requests. extra bed was in the room already upon revival.

                1) not enough capacities for breakfast at rush hour and poor service with re-stocking the breakfast buffet and looking for a alternative seating option

              • Couple
                5.8

                Room air conditioner did not work... despite of informing the staff it was not corrected.. the room carpets are really old and need to be replaced... they gave us allergies and we kept sneezing throughout our stay... the breakfast is strictly ok... only stay here if you have no other choice..

              • Older travelers
                10.0

                Great place excellent value and very friendly and helpful staff we enjoyed our 2 days wish we had longer

              • Group of friends
                9.2

                Easy stroll to city centre but far enough away so quiet at night unlike hotels nearer the centre. Good pool and garden. Public transport excellent. Hotel restaurant good value compared to many in the town, even away from the waterfront.

              How to reach hotel

              hotel International Au Lac Hotel - Lugano Lugano location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              Via Nassa 68, Lugano, Switzerland, 6901

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Lugano
                800 m
              Airports
              • Lugano (LUG)
                3.1 km
              Train Stations
              • Lugano
                700 m
              • Lugano FLP
                700 m
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Restaurants
              • Grotto Cavicc
                350 m
              • Ristorante Hotel Stella d'Italia
                380 m
              Beaches
              • Piazza della Riforma
                440 m
              • Lido comunale di Lugano
                1.4 km
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • Number of floors:
                5
              • Number of rooms:
                80

              Hotel Awards

              SwissHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLuganoInternational Au Lac

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Family Hotels in Switzerland

              Use Badge