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Room type

Standard Double Room, Annex Building

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Triple Room, Annex Building

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Villa Deluxe Double Use

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Villa Junior Suite Double Use

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Garden Suite Double

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Lake Suite Double

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Standard Single Room, Annex Building

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Villa Deluxe Single Use

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Villa Junior Suite Single Use

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Garden Suite Single

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Lake Suite Single

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Luxury hotel with two pools, above Lake Lugano

Hilltop haven

Once the residence of Prince Federico Leopoldo, this luxury adults-only hotel is perched atop a steep hill with spectacular views of Lake Lugano and the mountains. The city of Lugano is 2 km (1.2 mi) away.

Spa, gourmet dining

Dining options include the award-winning Principe Leopoldo gourmet restaurant and the informal Restaurant Café Leopoldo. The hotel also features an outdoor seasonal pool and the full-service Kiso Spa.

Balconies with views

Guestrooms open to balconies with lake, garden, and/or mountain views. Other amenities include premium bedding, LCD TV, wireless Internet access, and marble bathrooms.

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Villa Principe Leopoldo

Via Montalbano 5 Lugano TI 6900
Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Villa Principe Leopoldo offers a picture-perfect setting on a hill above Lugano, a Swiss town with an Italian flavor. The Villa offers 37 rooms and suites with lake or garden views, while the Residence offers 38 rooms facing a park. This adults-only hotel provides complimentary shuttle service, based on availability, to and from the lakeside town center.

Complimentary breakfast is served each morning. The hotel's gourmet restaurant, Principe Leopoldo, is located in the main villa and showcases award-winning Italian cuisine, complemented by a wide selection of wines and grappas. For a more casual setting, the Restaurant Café Leopoldo serves lunch and dinner from May to October. A lounge hosts live music every evening.

On-site recreation includes a heated outdoor pool (open seasonally), 2 tennis courts with artificial turf, and a modern fitness center with a sauna. The hotel's exclusive Kiso Spa offers a full range of beauty and therapeutic treatments.

  • Sauna
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar/lounge
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Elevator/lift
  • Tennis on site
  • Year Built 1868
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Free breakfast
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Business center
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Outdoor pool
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry facilities
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Multilingual staff
  • Terrace
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Free self parking
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3767
  • Ski storage
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Wedding services
  • Full-service spa
  • Health club
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Free valet parking
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)
  • Conference space size (meters) - 350
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6
  • Train station pickup (complimentary)
  • Outdoor tennis courts 2
  • Garden
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Spa services on site
  • Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
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Family Friendly Amenities

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Outdoor tennis courts
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)
  • Laundry facilities
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Internet

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Parking

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Premium TV channels
  • Pay movies
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Climate control
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Minibar
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Slippers
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Desk
  • Satellite TV service
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Premium bedding
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • In-room massage available
  • Turndown service
  • Designer toiletries
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • HDTV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Down comforter
  • Pillow menu
  • LCD TV
  • Yard
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Where to Eat

Where to Eat

Villa Principe Leopoldo has 2 restaurants. The Principe Leopoldo features fine dining and is open for lunch and dinner. The Restaurant Café Leopoldo also offers lunch and dinner, but in a more laid-back setting. A complimentary breakfast is served in a separate eating area featuring a seasonal terrace with lake and mountain views. Room service during limited hours is available on request.

Nearby Things to Do

Nearby Things to Do

Villa Principe Leopoldo Hotel & Spa features an outdoor swimming pool (open seasonally), two tennis courts with artificial turf, and a modern fitness center with a sauna. In addition, the hotel offers a variety of fitness programs (surcharge), including Pilates, yoga, cardio nature walks, and pool exercise. Personal training is available.

Beautiful Lake Lugano is ideal for windsurfing, sailing, rowing, cruising, and water-skiing. Guests can also enjoying hiking in the nearby mountains. More than 30 golf courses are within a leisurely drive.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
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Spa Services

Spa Services

The Kiso Spa features natural Kiso skincare products from Hawaii. Highlights include:

  • Anti-aging facials
  • Diamond Body Cream treatment
  • Body scrub with warm honey and brown sugar
  • Massage: Deep tissue, hot stone, Swedish, sport, aromatherapy, reflexology
  • Exclusive treatments with private spa tub, sauna, steam bath, therapeutic shower
    • Sauna in spa
    • Spa tub in spa
    • Massages
    • Minimum age to access spa is 18
    • Body treatments
    Accessibility

    Accessibility

    To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

    • Accessible path of travel
    • Accessible bathroom
    • Roll-in shower
    • Accessible parking
    • In-room accessibility
    Hotel Policies

    Hotel Policies

    Check-in

    Check-in time starts at 3 PM

    Special check-in instructions:

    Guests booked to stay in Residence Park accommodations should check in directly at the Residence. Guests staying in Villa Deluxe accommodations or Junior Suites should check in at the Villa.

    Check-out

    Check-out time is noon

    Payment types

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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    Fees

    You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
    • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 4.70 per person, per night
    We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
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    We should mention

    This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

    Awards & Affiliations

    Awards & Affiliations

    • The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.
    National Rating

    National Rating

    Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 5 stars.

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