Walter Au Lac Hotel - Lugano

Piazza Rezzonico 7 , Lugano, Switzerland  show map
 3 stars
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Walter Au Lac Hotel - Lugano

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

 Air conditioning

Overview

The exclusive 3-star Walter Au Lac provides non-smoking rooms with a magnificent view of the city center.

The hotel is situated in the center of Lugano and within a 30-minute walk of Lake Lugano, Jungle Raider Park and Monte San Salvatore. It is set 1km from the center of Lugano renowned for Piazza della Riforma, Parco Civico and Lido comunale di Lugano.

The hotel offers an unique location close to lakes.

5 minutes' drive from Lugano airport and 10 minutes' walk to Lugano train station.

Rooms

This property counts 42 guestrooms featuring One-Bedroom Junior Suite, Premium Twin Room and Executive Twin Room. All bathrooms are appointed with a bidet, free toiletries and a shower.

Eat & Drink

The hotel invites guests to the breakfast room to start their day with a complimentary buffet breakfast.

Services

The on-site car rentals are also available.

Relax

Leisure options include a library and a rooftop terrace.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

High-speed internet access is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible at a location nearby at CHF 22 per day.

Number of rooms:   42.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)

Leisure facilities

  • Jacuzzi
  • Library

Room view

  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of CHF 22 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of CHF 63 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Walter Au Lac Hotel - Lugano Lugano location
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Hotel Address:

Piazza Rezzonico 7 , Lugano, Switzerland

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City Center
  • Lugano
    1700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Lugano
    1700 ft
  • Lugano FLP
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Grotto Cavicc
    300 ft
  • Ristorante Hotel Stella d'Italia
    300 ft
Parks
  • Parco Civico
    2000 ft
Beaches
  • Piazza della Riforma
    500 ft
  • Lido comunale di Lugano
    4100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    42

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Rooms and availability

Premium Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds
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  • Air conditioning
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This room comes with a balcony, offering views of the lake.

Room facilities
    Walter Au Lac One-Bedroom Junior SuiteWalter Au Lac One-Bedroom Junior SuiteWalter Au Lac One-Bedroom Junior Suite
    One-Bedroom Junior Suite
    Size: 220 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    This room includes a bedroom and a living room with a flat-screen satellite TV and a minibar. It comes with a terrace and a private bathroom.

    Room facilities
      Walter Au Lac Executive Twin RoomWalter Au Lac Executive Twin RoomWalter Au Lac Executive Twin Room
      Executive Twin Room
      Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds
      Size: 195 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
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      This double room has a minibar and air conditioning. Please note that extra beds are not available in this room type.

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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Walter Au Lac Hotel - Lugano Lugano location
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        Hotel Address:

        Piazza Rezzonico 7 , Lugano, Switzerland

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Lugano
          1700 ft
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Lugano
          1700 ft
        • Lugano FLP
          1700 ft
        • Bus stop
          400 ft
        Restaurants
        • Grotto Cavicc
          300 ft
        • Ristorante Hotel Stella d'Italia
          300 ft
        Parks
        • Parco Civico
          2000 ft
        Beaches
        • Piazza della Riforma
          500 ft
        • Lido comunale di Lugano
          4100 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          42

        Hotel Awards

        SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLuganoWalter Au Lac

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Design Hotels in Switzerland

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        Walter Au Lac Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Mini Galleria Blu Art - 1.6 mi

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 1400 ft

        Places of interest

        • Municipio di Porza - 1.6 mi
        • Municipio di Vezia - 1.6 mi

        Train stations

        • Lugano FLP - 1400 ft
        • Lugano - 1400 ft
        • Lugano-Paradiso - 5000 ft

        Convention centers

        • Centro esposizioni di Lugano - 3000 ft

        Amusement

        • UBS ARENA Lugano - 1.2 mi

        Parks

        • Monte San Salvatore - 4600 ft

        Local Attractions

        • Monte Bre - 1.7 mi
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        • Swissminiatur - 3.4 mi
          Via Cantonale, Melide
        • Monte Tamaro - 8.5 mi
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        • Lake Lugano - 2.6 mi
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        • Parc Scherrer - 5.7 mi
          Am See, Morcote

        Near the hotelNear the hotel

        • Piazza della Riforma - 500 ft
          Piazza della Riforma, Lugano
        • Parco Civico - 2000 ft
          Viale Carlo Cattaneo, Lugano
        • Lido Piscina Comunale Conca d'Oro - 3300 ft
          6900 Lugano-Paradiso, Lugano
        • Museo Cantonale d_Arte - 1000 ft
          Via Canova 10, Lugano
        • Museum of Cultures - 3000 ft
          Via Cortivo 24-28, Lugano
        • Lido comunale di Lugano - 4100 ft
          Viale Castagnola, Lugano

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Grotto Cavicc - 300 ft

          Phone: 091 9947995

          71% likes this, based on 33 reviews

        • Gran Cafe al Porto - 500 ft

          Address: via Pessina 3
          Phone: 091 910 51 30

          86% likes this, based on 142 reviews

        • Sole e luna - 600 ft

          Address: Riva albertolli
          Phone: 410919226218

          74% likes this, based on 46 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian

        • Ristorante Hotel Stella d'Italia - 300 ft

          69% likes this, based on 30 reviews

        • La Tinera - 500 ft

          Address: Via dei Gorini 2

          62% likes this, based on 119 reviews
          Cuisine: Swiss

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          42

        Hotel Awards

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        Best Design Hotels in Switzerland

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        Walter Au Lac Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Walter Au Lac

        Average guest rating

        7.6out of 10
        Excellent
        Based on 204 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        9.0
        Rooms
        10.0

        Individual guest reviews

        • Older travelers
          5.8

          Nice location, nie view, all rooms facing the lake.

          Very noisy. The traffic was heavy, and music stages with rock band played until 2am.

        • Single
          8.2

          Very god renovated, Typical old Swiss hotel, Good continental breakfast

          The bed was not so comfortable, just this

        • Single
          7.8

          Excelent location, nice view, 2 pc's with internet, and clean.

          Wooden floors and ac not so cold

        • Couple
          8.2

          Very nice comfortable hotel with excellent location right in front of the lake and close to the main sites of interest in Lugano.

        • Family with children
          9.6

          The Swiss breakfast buffet was excellent, and served in a very cheerful, pleasant room with helpful, friendly staff. Lakeside view was outstanding from the two guest rooms we were in. Private rooftop sun chairs and jacuzzi were lovely.

          A little noisy from the street with windows open. But quiet with windows closed.

        • Single
          10.0

          I enjoyed the friendly helpful assistance of the staff, the fantastic breakfast (best choice I have seen in Lugano) and the suberb central location, only 5 minutes from the main rail station also via the funiculore. The views from the rooms and also the roof are spectacular.

          My room was a little noisy with traffic from the promenade outside, but this was due to the rain and the noice of the water spray. However, the beautiful views over the lake more than compensated from this and indeed I think it would be the same for any of the waterfront hotels.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          The position is ideal

          If it wasnt for the price offered by Booked.net, it is a bit overpriced

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          Central location. Very nice staff. Nice view of the lake.

          We were given a room with a lake view as requested. Just for guidance, the lake view rooms are on the main street, which can be noisy at times. I'd still take the view.

        • Single
          5.8

          The location was brilliant - right by the lake but also in the old town. Also being next to the tourist information office was useful. If you cant book a balcony, then you can use the roof terrace which was also lovely.

          Our room (46) did not have a shower - just a bath with a hose that we had to hand hold when we stood up as the wall fixture was just above the low taps. We knew the room would be noisy and it was (they thoughtfully gave us ear plugs) but we got used to it. It was expensive for what you got - not great value.

        • Group of friends
          8.8

          * Hotel is really located facing the lake and near of everything. We had a room with a nice view on the lake and mountains. Wonderful! *Staff friendly and helpful. * Large choice for the breakfast (fresh fruits, ...) and super good service.

          -air conditioning does not work very well - breakfast could be served a little later, especially on weekends (ends at 10 am)

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          view of the lake. breakfast was very good.

          price was very high for the quality. there were parts of the room where the paint was worn away and one of the shutters would not close completely.

        • Single
          9.2

          the beautiful location. the room had every comfort & facility.

        • Group of friends
          8.8

          I requested an extra bed in the room and with the view of the lake. I got exactly what I requested. So it was perfect.

          Not too much choice for the breakfast.

        • Couple
          7.4

          Location and staff

          The rooms are renewed but the floor of the room is so noisy when you are walking on it I think they did not change it for 133 years

        • Family with children
          7.0

          Location is great as it is situated right at the lake in the city center. Rooms are clean and staff is nice and friendly.

          Rooms are dated and if you are travelling by car parking could be an issue.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Walter Au Lac Hotel - Lugano Lugano location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Piazza Rezzonico 7 , Lugano, Switzerland

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Lugano
          1700 ft
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Lugano
          1700 ft
        • Lugano FLP
          1700 ft
        • Bus stop
          400 ft
        Restaurants
        • Grotto Cavicc
          300 ft
        • Ristorante Hotel Stella d'Italia
          300 ft
        Parks
        • Parco Civico
          2000 ft
        Beaches
        • Piazza della Riforma
          500 ft
        • Lido comunale di Lugano
          4100 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          42

        Hotel Awards

        SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLuganoWalter Au Lac

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Design Hotels in Switzerland

        Use Badge