Get an overview of this hotelHistoric hotel with free breakfast and outdoor pool



Located in the heart of Lugano, this historic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Piazza della Riforma, Cantonal Art Museum, and Museum of Modern Art. San Lorenzo Cathedral and Parco Ciani are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Features

An outdoor pool, a snack bar/deli, and self parking are available at this hotel. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, 24-hour room service, a seasonal outdoor pool, and concierge services are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 76 rooms provide free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and cable TV. Hair dryers, safes, and free toiletries are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

International au Lac Hotel - Lugano features an outdoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool. The hotel offers a snack bar/deli. Guests are offered a complimentary breakfast each morning and a complimentary manager's reception is offered on select days. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This historic hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 76 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free reception 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Playground on site  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Climate control 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning. The hotel offers a complimentary manager's reception on select days.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

Parking height restrictions apply


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 3.25 per person, per night
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.

Hotel Name

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 3 star Superior and is displayed on this page as 3.5 stars.

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