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Classic Double Room, Partial Lake View
248 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Economy Family Room
Room with view
334 square feet
2 Twin Beds and 2 Double Sofa Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Classic Double Room
226 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Classic Single Room
140 square feet
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Chic Double Room with Balcony
323 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Panoramic Single Room
161 square feet
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Superior Triple Room
Room with view
334 square feet
3 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Historic Lugano hotel in Lugano City-Centre, walk to Lake Lugano

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff

Location

Located in Lugano City-Centre, this historic hotel is steps from LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura and MASILugano Museum of Art of Italian Switzerland. San Lorenzo Cathedral and Palazzo dei Congressi are also within 15 minutes. Lugano Funicular Station is 11 minutes by foot and Lugano Station is 11 minutes.

Hotel Features

A bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli, and self parking are available at this hotel. Free full breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a seasonal outdoor pool, conference space, and concierge services are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 76 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and room service. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests will also find premium bedding and hair dryers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano

Via Nassa 68, Lugano, TI 6900

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities measuring 592 square feet (55 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers a seasonal outdoor pool, a library, and a terrace. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano has designated areas for smoking.

  • Library
  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator/lift
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free breakfast
  • Conference space
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Meeting rooms
  • Year Built - 1906
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Conference space size (meters) - 55
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 592
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Reception hall
  • Total number of rooms - 76
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Arcade/game room
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano offers 76 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and bathrobes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. 30-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bidets, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Bidet
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Individually furnished
  • Phone
  • Individually decorated
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Premium bedding
  • In-room safe
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Cable TV service

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 11:30 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a seasonal outdoor pool.

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

  • Playground on site
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Motor boating on site

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding. Children may not be eligible for complimentary breakfast.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CHF 40.00 per night.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of CHF 20 per pet, per night
  • Dogs and cats only

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 4.55 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

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.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: CHF 20 per night
  • Pet fee: CHF 20 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: CHF 40.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel au Lac
  • Hotel Lugano International au Lac
  • International au Lac
  • International au Lac Hotel
  • International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel Lugano
  • International au Lac Lugano
  • Lugano International au Lac
  • Lugano International au Lac Hotel
  • International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel
  • International au Lac Historic Lakeside Lugano
  • International au Lac Historic Lakeside

We should mention

Parking height restrictions apply.

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 3 star Superior and is displayed on this page as 3.5 stars.

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