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Lake Lugano

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Lugano Hotels

Grand Hotel Eden

5 stars Grand Hotel Eden

The luxurious 5 star Grand Hotel Eden is located in Paradiso within easy reach of the airport, city centre shops and tourist attractions. From it's shoreline position this palatial hotel offers sweeping panoramic views of the lake and mountains. The Grand Hotel Eden is also a Spa Hotel with indoor swimming pool, health club, sauna and steam room.

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Acquarello Swiss Q Hotel

3 stars Lugano Hotel

The Acquarello Swiss Q Hotel is situated in the historical centre of Lugano within easy reach of the financial and business district. Close by are the beautiful San Lorenzo Cathedral and busy Piazza della Riforma. The Acquarello is ideally located within walking distance of the lake as well as the many wonderful shops Lugano has to offer. The hotel is approx 1 minute by funicular from the main train station

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The Lake Lugano area is one of Switzerland's most popular destinations and offers the discerning traveller a wide variety of accommodation ranging from small boutique-type hotels to luxurious five star Hotels and Wellness Spas. Probably the most travelled to destination around the lake is the city of Lugano itself and it is here that you can find a desirable choice of hotels that cater for both the recreation and business traveller alike.

Since Lugano is ranked one of Switzerland's top five financial centres it means that the city is also highly accustomed to hosting business meetings, conferences and seminars. As such, you will find many of the hotels in Lugano offering business guests rooms with wireless Internet connections along with on site resources which include special conference facilities and meeting rooms.

For those visiting Lugano for leisure who wish to be close to all the amenities then you would be hard pressed to find anywhere better than the historic centre of town. A Stay in a hotel here will ensure you are ideally located to enjoy the best attractions Lugano has to offer, plus you are only moments away from a multitude of cafes, bars and restaurants which populate the narrow tangle of quaint streets in the very heart of the city. Most of the hotels in Lugano centre are also situated just minutes away from the famous shopping district of Via Nassa and the elegant and pristine lakefront and all its splendour. Lugano train station is also close at hand where a wealth of excursions await. For those who like to journey by train it is possible to do day trips from here to such places as Venice, Lake Como, St Moritz and Milan.

Paradiso Hotels

A short distance from the centre of Lugano is the residential district of Paradiso which can also boast of having several quality hotels, all of which are just a few minutes walk from the vibrant city centre. Hotels in Paradiso benefit from being near the magnificent Monte San Salvatore which offers visitors spectacular panoramic views of the lake and Lugano from its summit. And if hiking is what brings you to Lugano then just a few minutes down the road is the start of the very popular walking trail which leads you over the summit of Monte San Salvatore and down the other side into the town of Morcote.

Morcote Hotels

Another popular destination for those seeking a hotel near Lugano is the small, picturesque town of Morcote. Situated just a short bus journey from Lugano City, the town offers a welcome change to the hustle and bustle of a city vacation. Although there are less hotels to choose from, the few that are here offer everything in the way of luxury and relaxation. Breathtaking lake views, multilingual staff, concierge services and outdoor swimming pools all bring an element of finesse to a holiday in this lakeside resort.

It will come as no surprise that many of the luxury hotels found around Lugano's shoreline are also popular destinations for wedding couples and those enjoying their honeymoon vacation - and the beautiful hotels in Morcote are no exception.

Pet-Friendly Hotels

Finding a hotel that takes pets is not normally a problem in Lugano or anywhere else around the lake for that matter. Many hotels in and around the city consider themselves pet-friendly and booking in with a small, well-behaved pet should not be a problem. Other hotels may not advertise the fact they accept pets so boldly but will often accept them upon request. You will also find that some hotels, especially in the Lugano and Gandria areas, run shuttle services to collect guests from the station or the airport. Similarly, these hotel shuttles also ensure guests reach their departing flights and trains on time after their holiday is over.

Wellness Hotels

For those who like a little pampering while on holiday then several hotels around the lake have adapted to meet the needs of the health and beauty conscious. Wellness hotels are fairly common around the lake and offer guests a wide range of treatments and therapies that will not only enhance your holiday, but also benefit your well-being too. Sauna's, Steam Baths, Whirpools, Fitness Centres, Aquagyms, Solariums and Beauty Centers are some of the common facilities on offer. However, you can also find some hotels offering guests alternative health-food restaurants and menus to assist in their fitness regime. Many of Lugano's wellness hotels are to be found just outside the city in the lush, green hills that surround the lake.