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Deluxe Junior Suite with Balcony

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Panoramic Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony (Double)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 infant)

Panoramic Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony (Triple)

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Princess Garden Suite

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Signature Lake Suite with Balcony

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Deluxe Junior Suite with Balcony (Single)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony (single)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Panoramic Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony (Single)

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Princess garden Suite (Single)

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Signature Lake Suite with Balcony (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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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.

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

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

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

Room Amenities

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

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.

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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
  • Accessibility

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

    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

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.
    • Kids stay free! Children under 12 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
    • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
    • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

    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.
    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
    • Pet deposit: CHF 50 per night
    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    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

    • The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.

    National Rating

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

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