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Hotel Description

International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano puts you in the heart of Lugano, within steps of LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura and MASILugano Museum of Art of Italian Switzerland. Highlights at this historic hotel include free daily breakfast and a bar/lounge.

All 76 individually decorated rooms feature LCD TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, safes, and hair dryers. Premium linens welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include bathrobes and free toiletries. Room service and phones are also available.

Enjoy the seasonal outdoor swimming pool and pool loungers as well as access to a playground. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a snack bar/deli, and laundry facilities. Free full breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 11:30 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Places within a 15-minute walk of this 3.5-star Lugano City-Centre hotel include San Lorenzo Cathedral and Palazzo dei Congressi.

Classic Double Room, Partial Lake View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Single Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Classic Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Economy Family Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Panoramic Single Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Superior Triple Room

Bed Count 3 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

About the International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano

Location Via Nassa 68, Lugano, TI 6900

Property Features

There's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 592 square feet (55 square meters) and includes conference space. A seasonal outdoor pool, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the business-friendly International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano. For a fee, parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Lugano hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 76 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 592 sq ft of conference space
  • 55 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1906
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Game room or arcade
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Lugano (LUG-Agno) (5.8 km / 3.6 mi)
  • Train station: Lugano-Paradiso (1.5 km / 0.9 mi)
  • Metro station: Lugano Funicular Station (1 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a 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. This Lugano hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free full breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

  • Check-out by 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: CHF 20 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed

Policies

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
  • Debit cards

Fees

Guests will 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've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the 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

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in April and close in October.
  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

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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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.