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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with free breakfast and restaurant


This family-friendly Lavena Ponte Tresa hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Alprose Chocolate Factory and Museo del Cioccolato Alprose. Golf Club and Mount Caslano are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this hotel has a bar/lounge and meeting rooms. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, an arcade/game room, express check-in, and express check-out are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 10 rooms offer free WiFi, pillowtop beds, and satellite TV. Rainfall showerheads, first-run movies, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This family-friendly hotel also offers an arcade/game room, multilingual staff, and a garden. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms - 10 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Phone 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • Shower only 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • First-run movies 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Grotto Bagat - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in seafood and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.


Start your day with a free buffet breakfast, available daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Fishing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 10:30 PM


Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 2 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets allowed
  • 1 per room

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 40
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Grotto Bagat
  • Grotto Bagat Lavena Ponte Tresa
  • Hotel Grotto Bagat
  • Hotel Grotto Bagat Lavena Ponte Tresa

We should mention

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport. Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. One child 2 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Hotel Grotto Bagat ratings based on 25 Verified Reviews

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3.9 out of 5
88% of guests recommend
4.1 Room cleanliness
4.1 Service & staff
3.7 Room comfort
3.8 Hotel condition
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Autumn break by Lake Lugano

4 out of 5
by from Leicester, UK
Posted Oct 23, 2015
Pros: Clean, comfortable, well located - set outside of Ponte Tresa and with good parking (though we were there in October and summer parking might be busy
Cons: Maybe rooms could have information books - facilities, local sites, local maps too
Location: Easy to reach all three local lakes - Lugano, Como, Maggiore - Como the busier one. Como, Luino, lots of small upland villages and churches
Hotel has a fine location near the lake; views are very nice (and better if you have a balcony space too). Always good parking and a very good restaurant with a vast menu available (almost too many too choose from - and always with very large portions!) Very friendly staff and helpful.
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Great family run hotel in a stunning location.

5 out of 5
by from UK
Posted Jul 31, 2015
This is a great little hotel situated right on the shores of Lake Lugano with comfortable rooms and a fantastic pizzeria on site with wonderful food at very good prices, The rooms are comfortable if not luxurious but have everything you could want - book a lake view - you get a balcony with a panorama of the lake you will never forgot.
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Too far from Lugano to be used as a night halt.

3 out of 5
by from Bangalore
Posted May 24, 2015
There's an airport en route Lugano, which causes traffic pileup and makes the drive to this place a 1 hr affair. Not advised for a night acco for Lugano. Hotel is fine. No issues with the hotel. Has a nice italian restaurant attached and on the picturesque lugano lake.
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3 out of 5
Posted Feb 14, 2015
This is a family business. They have a seemingly popular restaurant on the ground floor. The rooms are OK, but the walls are fairly thin and there is quite a bit of noise from the other rooms and the hallway. Overall, good for the money.
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Nice location hotel

3 out of 5
Posted Oct 8, 2014
Pros: Evening meal and breakfast
Cons: Clear the back of the hotel yard,not good to look out of window onto bins,rubbish etc
Location: Opposite lake
Pleasant over night stop,hotel overlooked lake,only arrived 5
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5 out of 5
by from New Jersey,U.S.A
Posted Aug 10, 2014
The hotel next to the lake Lugano, it is a million dollars view that money can't buy,it's beautiful and pleasant ,but we don't get the room face to the lake,it still o.k. because their restaurant cook excellent pasta,and the price is very reasonable. I will definitely recommend this hotel.
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Hotel Grotto Bagat is Great

5 out of 5
by from NEW YORK
Posted Jan 4, 2014
The accommodations were wonderful. The personnel were stupendous. The restaurant was magnificent. The location and lake/Swiss border position was excellent.
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Hotel mit Blick auf See

4 out of 5
Posted Jan 16, 2017
Nur für 1Übernachtung genutzt Hervorragender Service im Restaurant Beim Frühstücksbuffet gab es leider Kaffee aus der Thermoskanne mit viel Kaffeesatz und abgestandenem Kaffee Teilweise kein ansprechbares Personal zur Verfügung - hier wäre ein "Servieren" von frischem Kaffee an den Tisch sehr zu empfehlen
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Schönes Hotel mit freundlichem Personal

5 out of 5
Posted Sep 12, 2016
***** 5 Sterne Haben nur eine Nacht übernachtet. Würden jederzeit wieder auch länger dort Urlaub machen. Schöne Lage und tolles Frühstück
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Kleines Hotel mit Restaurant in Seenähe

4 out of 5
by from München
Posted Sep 9, 2016
Die Zimmer sind großzügig geschnitten und sauber. Das Personal ist freundlich. Das Frühstück war ausreichend und ansprechend. Leider ist die Klimaanlage sehr laut und die seitlichen Balkonen liegen über den Mülltonnen, die vor allem Abends wegen des Restaurants oft benutzt werden.
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