Superior luxury hotel in Lugano with spa and lake views

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Five star grand hotel on Lake Lugano with Mediterranean cuisine

From 340 CHF per night
93 %
In Ticino, Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola is among the most sought-after destinations. And for good reason.

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Perfectly balancing the exquisiteness of Italian desing with the renowned, luxurious comfort that is utterly Swiss, the Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola is the ultimate in Lugano accommodation.

Nestled amongst this enchanted landscape of verdant mountains, twinkling lakes, and sprawling vineyards, each of the 74 rooms and 32 suites boasts breathtaking views.

A palate of warm cream and gold hues characterise each accommodation, where you experience comfort like nowhere else, with lavish funishings, stunning décor, peerless amenities, and, of course, expansive windows and balconies.

Beautiful gardens extend to the lakeshore, making for an ideal setting for an exquisite meal, like those offered at the luxury hotel's fine dining restaurants.

Indulge all five senses with Michelin starred seafood specialties Mediterranean-inspired cuisine at Restaurant Gallery Arté al Lago where Chef Frank Oerthle prepares every single dish with delicate care and producing subtly spectacular flavours.Or treat yourself to Mediterranean-inspired cuisine by Executive Chef Christian Bertogna at Restaurant Le Relais. Light meals await at La Rucola and a vast selection of fine wines from the region can be enjoyed in the glamour of the restaurants, the natural beauty of the terrace, or the cosy calm of the bar.

Feel yourself utterly rejuvenated with a trip to the Wellness Centre, where you will be pampered, body and soul, into a state of utter bliss.

A perfect setting to explore, or to discover the splendours of the Lugano region, Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola is just the type of wondrous place you will never want to leave.

General Info

Reasons To Go

Within walking distance of main attractions/ Stunning design/ Scenic mountain views

Hotel Overview

Private beach/ Indoor pool/ Fine dining/ Excellent service


Pay on arrival/ Direct online booking

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Junior Suite

This air-conditioned junior suite contains a living area with a sofa and comes with a south-facing balcony with a park or lake view. It features a flat-screen satellite TV, a minibar, a digital safe a... Further info

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Double or Twin Room

This room comes with a south-facing balcony with a park or lake view. It features a flat-screen satellite TV, a minibar, a digital safe and direct-dial phone, and offers free WiFi connection. The en-s... Further info

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Executive Junior Suite

This spacious junior suite contains a living area with a sofa and comes with a south-facing balcony with a park or lake view. It features a flat-screen satellite TV, a minibar, a digital safe and dire... Further info

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This spacious and air-conditioned suite contains a bedroom and a separate living room with a seating area. It comes with a south-facing balcony with a park and lake view, and features a flat-screen sa... Further info

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Customer rating


“Luxury in Lakeside Lugano”+

Fabulous lake views and location; wonderfully helpful concierge, restaurant, and management people. Delicious meals with local wines in Le Relais. Lovely outings in town and nearby villages and mounta ...

Clive / 2016-01-26

1.The AC is not working and there was small bugs in the room. 2. No snaks in the minibar 3.The garden was something noisy in it

D / 2015-11-14

Barbara and his colleagues are very helpful and friendly to help us to make our stay very memorable.+

Everything is great and highly recommend others to stay at the hotel. This hotel will not be only the first choice for us in Lugano but it will be the only choice. Nothing

Abdulleh / 2015-10-01

LOVE this hotel!! The moment we arrived, we were warmly greeted by the hotel manager and staff. The service was wonderful, our suite was very nicely appointed, with gorgeous views of the lake. The bed ...

Paula / 2015-09-28


We enjoy everything

Jorge / 2015-09-25



    General Info

    • Internet & TV

      High speed internet access / Flat screen TV / Satellite TV / Wifi in all rooms

    • Parking

      Free parking / Parking in garage

    • Outdoor Area

      Beach access / Sun deck / Gardens

    • Reasons To Go

      Within walking distance of main attractions / Stunning design / Scenic mountain views

    • Hotel Overview

      Private beach / Indoor pool / Fine dining / Excellent service

    • Extras

      Pay on arrival / Direct online booking

    • Business

      • Conference and Events Facilities

        Meeting rooms available / Conference rooms available / Max. capacity 110 / 8 rooms available

      • Technical Facilities

        Audio-visual equipment / Wifi / AV system

      • Services

        Catering / Refreshments

      • Sports and Hobbies

        • Outdoor Summer Facilities

          Horse riding / Tennis courts / Golf course

        • Outdoor Summer Activities

          Biking / Extreme sports / Paragliding / Mountain biking / Horse riding / Water sports / Sailing / Hiking / Golf

        • Activities

          Bowling / Go Karting / Wine tasting / Cooking classes / Museums and art galleries

        • Spa and Wellness

          • Facilities

            Calidarium / Indoor swimming pool / Fitness suite / Turkish baths / Solarium / Sauna / Steam bath

          • Hair and Beauty

            Range of hair and beauty treatments available

          • Family

            • Facilities

              Family suites available / Activities for children / Children's activities

            • Food

              • Restaurants and Bars

                1 Bar

              • Style

                Seafood / Mediterranean

              • Islamic Travel

                • Food

                  Pork-free cooking arrangements

                • Women

                  female spa therapists available

                • Bedroom

                  Arabic TV channels / Bidet / Female housekeeping/room service staff / Non-alcoholic minibar

                • Eco-friendly Travel

                  • Food and Toiletries

                    Organic products / Local produce

                  • Protection of Natural Resources

                    Energy conservation measures / Separation of waste for recycling

                  • Chinese Travel

                    • Food

                      Kettle available in room on request

                    • Facilities

                      Slippers available in room

                    • Pool Info

                      • Pool Type

                        Indoor pool

                      • Romance

                        • Reasons To Go

                          Perfect for proposals / Perfect for honeymoons / Perfect for babymoons / Perfect hideaway

                        • Hotel Overview

                          Excellent service / Fine dining / Indoor pool / Private beach

                        • Tennis

                          • Courts

                            Outdoor Court / Clay

                          • Lessons

                            Private Lesson


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