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

Walter Au Lac Hotel is an exclusive 3-star property placed next to Monte San Salvatore, Lido Locarno and Lake Lugano.

Nestled in the center of Lugano and a 10-minute walk from Lugano train station. The hotel is 150 meters away from Lido comunale di Lugano, Piazza della Riforma and Lido Piscina Comunale Conca d'Oro.

Nearby points of interest include the cathedral and museums.

The property enjoys excellent location within a 5-minute drive to Lugano airport.

Rooms

Modern rooms feature a minibar, a private balcony, satellite TV, climate control and a sofa. Many rooms come with a superb view over the lake. A bathtub, a hairdryer and a bidet can be found in all bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Every day a rich breakfast is served in the dining room.

Services

Guests can make use of car rentals available on site.

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:   37.

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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
  • Medical facilities service
  • 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
  • In-room 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. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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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 Station
    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:
    37

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Rooms and availability

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Premium Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds
Size: 270 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
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This twin room features a sofa, minibar and air conditioning.

Room facilities
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    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.

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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

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      City Center
      • Lugano
        1700 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Lugano
        1700 ft
      • Lugano Station
        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:
        37

      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

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 1400 ft

      Places of interest

      • LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura - 1400 ft
      • Exhibition Center Lugano - 3700 ft
      • Municipio di Vezia - 1.6 mi
      • Municipio di Porza - 1.6 mi

      Train stations

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

      Convention centers

      • Centro esposizioni di Lugano - 3000 ft

      Shopping areas

      • Art Museum Lugano - 2700 ft

      Amusement

      • UBS ARENA Lugano - 1.2 mi

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • Lugano Casino - 1000 ft

      Museums

      • Monte San Salvatore - 4600 ft

      Public parking

      • Lugano Hospital - Civico - 1.1 mi

      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 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:
        37

      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
      Fabulous
      Based on 204 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Location
      9.0
      Rooms
      10.0

      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 Station
        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:
        37

      Hotel Awards

      SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLuganoWalter Au Lac

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

      Use Badge