Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with 3 restaurants and full-service spa

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Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free valet parking
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Indoor pool

Location

This family-friendly Lugano hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Funicolare Monte Brè - Cassarate Station and Lugano Exhibition Centre. Parco Ciani and Cantonal Art Museum are also within 1 mile (2 km).

Hotel features

This hotel features 3 restaurants, a full-service spa and an indoor pool. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge and an outdoor tennis court are on-site.

Room amenities

All 74 soundproofed properties provide free WiFi, free wired Internet and DVD players. Comforts include pillow menus and down comforters, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers.

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola features an outdoor tennis court and an indoor pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wired and wireless Internet access.

This 5-star property offers access to A 24-hr business centre, a limo/town car service and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 4864 square feet (452 square metres) include conference rooms. This luxury hotel also offers a health club, a sauna and spa services. Complimentary valet parking is available on-site. A total renovation of this property was completed in February 2016.

  • Library 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Conference space 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Year Built 1880 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Steam room 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Health club 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 452 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Hair salon 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4864 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Beach towels 
  • Total number of rooms - 74 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge), Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Desk 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Balcony 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7:00 AM and 10:30 AM.

Le Relais – This restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Ristorante Arté al Lago – This restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open selected days.

La Rucola – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and serves lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor tennis court and a health club are featured at the hotel. In addition to an indoor pool, other recreational amenities include a sauna.

Spa Services

Clarins Wellness Corner has 2 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, massages, facials and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Children under 13 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 3 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CHF 50.00 per pet, per night.
  • Dogs only

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
This hotel will place a credit card pre-authorization for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 5.80 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.
  • Self-parking fee: CHF20 per night
  • Extended parking fee: CHF 25 per night
  • Pet fee: CHF50.00 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola Lugano
  • Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola
  • Grand Villa Castagnola Lugano
  • Grand Villa Castagnola
  • Grand Hotel Castagnola
  • Grand Hotel Lugano

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. One child aged 3 years old or younger stays for free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 5 star Superior and is displayed on this page as 5.0 stars.


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