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  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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A stay at Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola places you in the heart of Lugano, steps from Funicolare Monte Brè – Cassarate Station and close to Lugano Exhibition Centre. This 5-star hotel is within close proximity of University of Lugano and Palazzo dei Congressi.


Make yourself at home in one of the 74 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and DVD players. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as a health club, an indoor pool, and an outdoor tennis court. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Food & Drink

Grab a bite at one of the hotel’s 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in Lugano? This hotel has 4864 square feet (452 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Free valet parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola
Viale Castagnola 31
Lugano, 6906 Switzerland


4.5 Very Good 554 Reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was huge, nice, clean, comfortable, the spa was beautiful, the small private beach is close enough and the oldtown is only 10 min. walk. The restaurants are amazing! A lot of sights are closer than 40km.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A 5 star hotel that actually meets and surpasses expectations. We were made feel welcome and at home from the beginning, the staff are world class, I’m just disappointed I can’t remember there names to personally thank them for a fantastic stay. The location is beautiful, right next to mount bre, a short 20 min walk into the city if you wish through the park, or taxi/bus 5 minutes. The breakfast was excellent with very attentive staff looking out for you. The room was spotless and cleaned 2-3 times a day I believe, always fresh and clean whenever I came back. We ate at two of the restaurants and both were fantastic although the arté restaurant was my favorite. The food was deserving of there Michelin star. I would highly recommend to anyone and am looking forward to returning hopefully in the future.

Great vacation base
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good first impressions from the beginning - engaging front of house staff, ready to help and with plenty of good suggestions. The room was of a high standard and excellent aspect to the lake. Amenities, including the lounge areas, swimming pools and the lakeside bathing area - were of high quality and well maintained. We eventually tried all three restaurants with the Michelin star feature restaurant being the stand out for quality. We would not hesitate to come back here again for our next visit.

Reviewed 1 month ago

Stayed three nights. Lovely room with great view and big balcony. Very well equipped in all respects. Room service good.
Nice location with gardens in front. Lots of nice public areas in and out and an excellent, large pool and spa suite. Ate in both main restaurants. Food and wine list of high quality and service friendly and immaculate.
All staff absolutely charming as well as most helpful, informative and efficient.
Really a grand hotel in every sense and well worth the price. We shall certainly return.
Highly recommended.

Lovely stay
Reviewed 1 month ago

Lovely hotel situated in gorgeous lush gardens ( very well cared for ), with great view on the lake , central but also a bit hidden away from the hustle. the staff is very friendly ,welcoming and available. Lots of personal touches greatly appreciated.