Cheap Hotels in Lugano
The Hotel&Hostel Montarina occupies a historic Villa built around 1860, only 200 metres from the Lugano train station. It offers a park with a pool, free WiFi and a limited number of free parking spaces. You can choose between rooms with an en-suite bathroom and a cable TV, rooms with shared facilities and a dormitory. There is a shared kitchenette, an internet station, coin-operated washing machines and dryers and a vending machines for drinks and snacks.
The Hotel Dischma is located 300 metres from the funicular station and from the Lugano-Paradiso boat pier on Lake Lugano. It offers you free Wi-Fi and a free internet terminal. All rooms in the family-run hotel feature cable TV, a minibar, a safe, and a bathroom. A varied breakfast buffet is offered every morning at the Dischma Hotel. You can park your car in the underground garage on the other side of the street. During the warmer months, the charming garden invites you to relax. With the nearby funiculars you can easily reach the lookouts on Monte Brè and Monte San Salvatore. The Lugano Central Train Station can be reached on foot within 10 minutes, and the next bus stop is only a 2-minute walk away from the Dischma Hotel.
Near Museum of Modern Art
Located in the hills above Lugano, Locanda Del Conventino features a restaurant with a garden terrace. All guest rooms feature free WiFi and coffee/tea making facilities. Set between Lake Lugano and the peaks of the Denti della Vecchia Mountain Range, Locanda Del Conventino is a convenient base for exploring the area on the numerous hiking tracks. Upon request, and against a surcharge, lunch or dinner can be arranged on site. The Ligaino Bus Stop is 100 metres away, and within a 10-minute walk guests can reach the Suvigliana station of the Monte Bre Funicular Railway Line. The centre of Lugano is 3 km away. The property is a 10-minute drive from the motorway exit Chiasso-San Gottardo.
Amid a charming Mediterranean garden with a swimming pool and palm trees, the Hotel Villa Selva is located in Lugano, only a 10-minute walk from the centre. Ticino specialities can be enjoyed on the terrace or in the rustic restaurant which features a fireplace. A continental breakfast is served every morning. The functionally furnished rooms at the Villa Selva feature a private bathroom. Private parking is possible on site for free.
Built in 1884, Hotel Victoria in Lugano-Paradiso stands right on the shore of Lake Lugano and offers panoramic views over the bay and of Mount Bre. All rooms were completely renovated in 2015 and come with a minibar, a flat-screen TV and free WiFi. There are 2 reasonably-priced restaurants/pizzerias on site, offering views of the lake and of the palm tree-lined avenue in front of Hotel Victoria. During summer you can dine outside on the charming terrace. The well-known Dancing Club Cecil is also located on site and offers live music on weekends. It is completely soundproofed. A short walk away, you can find a bank, a hairdresser, a public swimming pool and the funicular up the San Salvatore Mountain. Public parking on the roads is free of charge in the evenings and during the night. A public car park is available for a fee in the immediate vicinity.
Near University of Lugano
Hotel Nassa Garni is located in the south part of Switzerland, in the „heart“ of Ticino. It has a magnificent view of the lake and is right in the center of Lugano. The hotel includes a terrace and 24-hour reception desk, as well as internet access and parking (at an additional cost). Close to the hotel you will find many places to shop at the shopping centre and the lake offers a variety of activities.
Housed in a historic building, Hotel Zurigo is located in the centre of Lugano right opposite the Lugano Centro Bus Stop and offers you en-suite rooms with free Wi-Fi. Limited parking is available on site at an additional cost. Lake Lugano is just 300 metres away and within a 2-minute walk you can reach Piazza Riforma with many restaurant and shops. Also, Palazzo dei Congressi Lugano and the Parco Villa Ciani can be reached on foot in 2 minutes from the Zurigo Hotel.
Offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, Hotel Colibrì is located in Lugano, a 10-minute drive from the lake. Free WiFi access is available. The funicular to the Brè Mountain and a bus stop (line n.12) are only 200 metres away. The rooms at Hotel Colibrì all come with a flat-screen satellite TV, a minibar and views of the surrounding mountains. The private bathroom is fitted with a shower or bath tub, a hairdryer and a bidet. Some rooms provide a balcony and panoramic views of the lake. The property features a bar, a lounge and free private parking spaces. Hiking trails start directly in front of the house. The hotel is located a 10-minute drive from Gandria, Lugano Train Station and the Exhibition Centre, while the Paradiso and Art Museum are 7 km away. Agno Airport is reachable within 10 minutes by car.
Situated just 250 metres from Lake Lugano, Hotel Atlantico offers non-smoking rooms with free internet access. A rich buffet breakfast is served daily and there is free private parking on site and in the surrounding area. Rooms here include a spacious bathroom with shower or bathtub. Each room is equipped with a TV and safety deposit box. Free Wi-Fi is available in the entire building. Packed lunches can be prepared upon request, and drinks are available from the vending machines located in the hallway. Numerous restaurants and bars can be found in the immediate vicinity. The Atlantico is a 10-minute drive from Lugano Railway Station, and the cable car to Monte Brè and the Lido di Lugano, a heated swimming pool, is 2 minutes’ walk away. The Convention Centre is a 10-minute walk from the hotel. The Lugano Nord and South motorway exits are a 10-minute drive away.
Near University of Lugano
Hotels in Lugano
Visit Lugano and experience the exquisite cuisine, fashion and hospitality this picturesque town has to offer. Set in Southern Switzerland, nestled between Lake Lugano and the Lugano Prealps, this city really lives up to its nickname, the 'Monte Carlo of Switzerland'. With its historic buildings, museums, speciality shops and natural beauty there is plenty of sightseeing to keep you occupied. And for those who like things a little more physical there are many outdoor activities to enjoy. From mountain bike trails to tennis courts, there really is something for everyone.
From Â£21 you can enjoy a guided tour around Lake Lugano. Enjoy a walk down its long promenade, taking in the scenery, or take a gloriously relaxing cruise to really soak up the atmosphere. For fun, you can hire a boat and do as you please, and perhaps stop off at the delightful park and elegant cafÃ© to finish off your outing.
Inhale the delicious aroma as you walk into the Laderach Chocolaterie Suisse, a shop renowned for its classic and exotic chocolates. The counter and walls are filled with beautiful displays of the temptations available, ranging from simple plain or nut varieties to the more unusual specialities, such as 'Pink with dried berries'. You owe it to yourself to indulge.
The Museum of Cultures is easily accessible by bus or boat. Set in tranquil surroundings, it really sets the mood for a day absorbing all this collection has to offer. Most of the cultural artefacts and exhibits are from the islands around New Guinea, and English translation is available for most of the displays.
Restaurants, pubs and night-life
When it comes to dining, Pasta e Pesto offers a unique experience. Serving a cuisine totally inspired by local culture, there are new and fresh pasta dishes daily. Specials are available, such as their delicious truffle ravioli, all cooked to order. Simply place your order with the hostess, wait for your table device to beep and collect your tray from the counter. Simple, fresh Italian fast food with a twist!
If you prefer to dine at a more traditional restaurant, try Ristorante Le Relais â€“ Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola. Take yourself on a culinary journey with the menu, an irresistible balance of colours and delicate flavours, all served by warm staff with class and care. Whether you choose to eat in the dining room, with the pianist or on the terrace under the stars, your experience will be truly magical.
People don't venture to Lugano for its banging night clubs, because there aren't any. Instead, this amazing town plays host to many open air concerts, the most famous being the 'Blues to Bop', held in August with a wide variety of artists playing. There are several other concerts held during the summer nights on the town's piazza, lakeside promenade and other parts of the city centre. A unique experience just waiting to be had.
There are a wide range of Lugano hotels to choose from, whatever your budget, so book your trip today.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Lugano
Which hotels are the most popular ones to stay at in Lugano?The best hotels to stay in Lugano are Hotel Villa Selva, Hotel Colibrì and Hotel Nassa Garni.
What is the cheapest price for a hotel in Lugano?Hotel&Hostel Montarina in Lugano offers one night in a double room at the price of £77.
What are the best hotels in Lugano near the center?Hotel Zurigo Downtown, Hotel Gabbani and Hotel&Hostel Montarina are located in the central neighborhood of Lugano.
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