Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola is the only five star superior hotel in Lugano and enjoys a privileged position inside a large subtropical park with a collection of artworks from all over the world and with a beautiful view towards the lake. Situated on Lake Lugano and only a short walk from the town centre, the elegant villa, built in 1880, combines the charm of a bygone era with the comfort and the care of a modern luxury hotel. Villa Castagnola offers exquisite dining in three restaurants and bars. The restaurant La Rucola serves fresh and seasonal dishes in a cozy and inviting setting, whereas the renowned GaultMillau Restaurant Le Relais offers a light and innovative Mediterranean cuisine, a balance between colors and delicate flavors that you won’t forget. Across the road from the hotel and directly on the lake, the Restaurant Gallery Arté al Lago offers breathtaking views of Lugano as well as a changing scene of international artworks. The restaurant has one Michelin Star and 16 GaultMillau points and is the only Michelin starred restaurant in Lugano. Villa Castagnola has a spectacular indoor swimming-pool with panoramic views over the garden, a high-tech fitness room, a sauna, a bio-sauna, a steam-room, a solarium, changing rooms with showers, lockers and bathrooms, table-tennis room, outdoor hard court tennis fields and a private terrace on the lake. The Clarins Beauty Corner provides an extensive range of beauty, grooming and therapeutic treatments for women and men. Also available, is the Danilo Hairstyling, that provides hairdressing services to women and men.

The hotel offers 74 rooms, individually styled, with stunning park and/or lake views, balcony, terrace or loggia. All rooms, of which 32 are Junior Suites and Suites, have individual air-conditioning, and provide the most modern comforts. Furthermore, the rooms feature mineral water, a welcome fruit basket and bathrobes and terry slippers.

Rates start at EUR 320 per room per night.

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola is member of the “Small Luxury Hotels of the World”.

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