Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with 3 restaurants and full-service spa
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This family-friendly Lugano hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Funicolare Monte Brè - Cassarate Station and Lugano Exhibition Centre. Parco Ciani and Cantonal Art Museum are also within 1 mi (2 km).
This hotel features 3 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free valet parking are also provided. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge, and an outdoor tennis court are onsite.
All 74 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and DVD players. Comforts include pillow menus and down comforters, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.
- Good location
- Helpful staff
Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola
In addition to a full-service spa, Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola features an outdoor tennis court and an indoor pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wired and wireless Internet access.
This 5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 4864 square feet (452 square meters) include conference space. This luxury hotel also offers a health club, a sauna, and spa services. Complimentary valet parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in February 2016.
- Babysitting or childcare
- Full-service spa
- Indoor pool
- 24-hour front desk
- Beach umbrellas
- Free breakfast
- Conference space
- Turkish bath/Hammam
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Year Built 1880
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Meeting rooms 10
- Beach sun loungers
- Free WiFi
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Pool sun loungers
- Steam room
- Free valet parking
- Free wired Internet
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Health club
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Conference space size (meters) - 452
- Spa services on site
- Luggage storage
- Long-term parking (surcharge)
- Hair salon
- Number of restaurants - 3
- 24-hour business center
- Concierge services
- Conference space size (feet) - 4864
- Shopping on site
- Outdoor tennis court
- Laundry facilities
- Beach towels
- Total number of rooms - 74
- Number of floors - 5
- Multilingual staff
- Free newspapers in lobby
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Long-term parking (surcharge), Free valet parking
- Private bathroom
- Soundproofed rooms
- DVD player
- Pay movies
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- In-room safe
- Satellite TV service
- Free WiFi
- Free wired Internet
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Room service (limited hours)
- Down comforter
- Individually decorated
- Pillow menu
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Where to Eat
A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7:00 AM and 10:30 AM.
Le Relais - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.
Ristorante Arté al Lago - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open select days.
La Rucola - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.
Room service (during limited hours) is available.
Nearby Things to Do
An outdoor tennis court and a health club are featured at the hotel. In addition to an indoor pool, other recreational amenities include a sauna.
Clarins Wellness Corner has 2 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, massages, facials, and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.
The spa is open daily. Children under 13 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.
- Deep tissue massage
- Sauna in spa
- Steam room in spa
- Number of treatment rooms 2
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body treatments
- Body scrubs
- Facial treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! One child 3 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of CHF 50.00 per pet, per night
- Dogs only
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 5.80 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.
- Resort fee
- Self parking fee: CHF 20 per night
- Extended parking fee: CHF 25 per night
- Pet fee: CHF 50.00 per pet, per night
- Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
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We should mention
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. One child 3 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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 the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 5 star Superior and is displayed on this page as 5.0 stars.