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Hotel Villa Castagnola
Lugano, Switzerland
For over 30 years, Hotel Villa Castagnola has left nothing to chance by providing guest with a unique experience. The hotel is famed for its top-quality spa, which boasts a sauna, a heated indoor pool, and fitness corner.


Beautifully nestled within a subtropical park and on the shores of Lake Lugano, Hotel Villa Castagnola is a perfect retreat for a relaxing holiday in Lugano. The hotel is located a short walk from top attractions in the Palazzo dei Congressi, shops and a casino. Zürich International Airport is about 215 km away while the railway station is 1.2 miles from the hotel. The hotel was built in 1880 for a Russian aristocratic family and renovated to still maintain its contemporary splendid. It is enveloped by a subtropical garden, throwing off scents in the air, and pulling you to love it the more.

Rooms & Suites:

Hotel Villa Castagnola has been individually styled 74 rooms and 32 Suites and Junior Suites, offering guests modern comfort and extraordinary relaxation in its lake views, stunning park, and porch. All the rooms and suites have been positioned to face south, to providing a panoramic view of the surrounding. The rooms are equipped with a welcome fruits basket, mineral water, twice daily maid support, and hair dryer, digital safe, internet connection, flat screen satellite television, a minibar and a connecting room is on request. The private villa has rooms decorated with works of art. During festive periods, the artistic decorations add to the opulent interiors.

Spa &Wellness:

The wellness and spa area at Hotel Villa Castagnola is a place of relaxation, revitalization, and rejuvenation. The hotel's spa massages and treatments have been tailored to meet every guest's requirements. The spa is furnished with a large garden, a heated indoor pool, a clay tennis court, Danilo Hairstyling hair salon, Clarins Beauty Corner, Sauna & Bio-Sauna, Fitness Corner, Calidarium and Steam bath. Pamper yourself, boost your inner strength, renew your outer beauty and reinvigorate your soul at the Clarins Beauty Corner. The beauty therapists have been trained to welcome you and allow you live the moment with its facilities.

Foods and Drinks:

The hotel has three restaurants – Le Relais, Gallery Arté al Lago and La Rucola, inviting guests to experience gourmet delights from the creations of its chefs. Executive Chef Christian Bertogna knows how to blend the freshest seasonal ingredients to beat your taste buds desires with Mediterranean-inspired dishes. The excellent organization, unique culinary memory and waterfront views will amaze you while dining here.

Special Info:

Lugano enjoys up to 2,300 hours of sunshine yearly, summer lingers, and spring comes earlier in the region. There are several attractions to explore in Lugano, with a wide range of exciting activities to indulge in.

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Spa and Wellness


Relaxation areas/Calidarium/Solarium/Indoor swimming pool/Turkish baths/Gym/Sauna/Steam bath/


Range of massages available/Hot stone massage/Sports massage/Female therapists/Male therapists/

Hair and Beauty

Waxing/Make up treatments/Skin hydration treatments/Body wraps/Treatments for men/Anti-ageing treatments/Pedicure/Manicure/Facials/

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  • Internet & TV

    Free wifi available / Flat screen TV / Satellite TV

  • Outdoor Area

    Sun deck

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Customer rating
rated  / 5

“Luxury in Lakeside Lugano”+

Fabulous lake views and location; wonderfully helpful concierge, restaurant, and management people. Delicious meals with local wines in Le Relais. Lovely outings in town and nearby villages and mounta ...


1.The AC is not working and there was small bugs in the room. 2. No snaks in the minibar 3.The garden was something noisy in it


Barbara and his colleagues are very helpful and friendly to help us to make our stay very memorable.+

Everything is great and highly recommend others to stay at the hotel. This hotel will not be only the first choice for us in Lugano but it will be the only choice. Nothing


LOVE this hotel!! The moment we arrived, we were warmly greeted by the hotel manager and staff. The service was wonderful, our suite was very nicely appointed, with gorgeous views of the lake. The bed ...



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