Walter Au Lac - Lugano

Piazza Rezzonico 7, Lugano, Switzerland  show map
 3 stars
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Walter Au Lac - Lugano

Wi-Fi
Parking

CHF 22 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Sauna

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Walter Au Lac Hotel is a 3-star business property offering a rooftop terrace and a library.

The hotel is set in a panoramic location 7 km away from Fishing Museum . Set within a 10-minute walking distance from Lugano city center.

Nearby points of interest include a museum and a cathedral.

Lugano train station is a 10-minute walk away. The property is set 5 km from Lugano airport.

Rooms

Walter Au Lac Hotel welcomes guests to modern rooms appointed with an in-room safe, a mini bar, satellite television, climate control and a sofa. Some rooms overlook the lake. Guests will also love a hairdryer, a bidet and free toiletries bathrooms equipped with a hairdryer, a bidet and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Every morning starts with a complimentary buffet breakfast. Gran Cafe al Porto and Ristorante Manora are located within 150 meters away.

Services

Guests are offered to rent cars at Walter Au Lac Hotel to discover the sites of Lugano.

Relax

On-site spa options feature a Jacuzzi and a sauna.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

High-speed internet access is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible at a location nearby at CHF 22 per day.

Number of rooms:   37.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Conference room
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)

Leisure facilities

  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library

Room view

  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 3 years
Extra bed CHF 22
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Walter Au Lac - Lugano Lugano location
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Hotel Address:

Piazza Rezzonico 7, Lugano, Switzerland

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City Center
  • Lugano
    500 m
Airports
  • Lugano (LUG)
    3.1 km
Train Stations
  • Lugano
    500 m
  • Lugano Station
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Grotto Cavicc
    80 m
  • Ristorante Hotel Stella d'Italia
    90 m
Parks
  • Lake Lugano
    180 m
Beaches
  • Lido comunale di Lugano
    1.2 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    37

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Rooms and availability

Walter Au Lac photos Exterior Hotel information
Premium Twin Room
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This room comes with a balcony, offering views of the lake. A private bathroom is fitted with a bath tub or a shower and a hairdryer.

Walter Au Lac Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center400 m

Places of interest

  • LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura400 m

Train stations

  • Lugano400 m
  • Lugano FLP400 m
  • Lugano Station400 m
  • Lugano-Paradiso1.5 km

Convention centers

  • Centro esposizioni di Lugano900 m
  • Exhibition Center Lugano1.1 km

Amusement

  • UBS ARENA Lugano1.9 km

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Lugano Casino300 m

Museums

  • Art Museum Lugano800 m

Parks

  • Monte San Salvatore1.4 km

Public parking

  • Lugano Hospital - Civico1.8 km

Local attractions

  • Lido Piscina Comunale Conca d\'Oro1.6 km
    6900 Lugano-Paradiso
  • Monte Bre2.8 km
    LuganoSwitzerland
  • Museum Hermann Hesse3.3 km
    Via Ra Curta 2
  • Museum of Cultures2.5 km
    via Cortivo 24-28
  • Monte San Salvatore2.9 km
    LuganoSwitzerland

Near the hotel

  • Lake Lugano180 m
    LuganoSwitzerland
  • Laderach Chocolaterie Suisse220 m
    via Pessina 17
  • Museo d’arte della Svizzera italiana - MASI Lugano290 m
    Piazza Bernardino Luini 6
  • Gioielleria Preziosi540 m
    viale Carlo Cattaneo 1
  • Piazza della Riforma150 m
    Piazza della Riforma
  • Cattedrale di San Lorenzo250 m
    Via Cattedrale
  • Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli320 m
    Lugano Centro

Restaurants nearby

  • Grotto Cavicc80 m

    Phone: 091 9947995

    71% likes this, based on 33 reviews

  • Gran Cafe al Porto140 m

    Address: via Pessina 3
    Phone: 091 910 51 30

    86% likes this, based on 142 reviews

  • Sole e luna160 m

    Address: Riva albertolli
    Phone: 410919226218

    74% likes this, based on 46 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Ristorante Hotel Stella d'Italia90 m

    69% likes this, based on 30 reviews

  • La Tinera150 m

    Address: Via dei Gorini 2

    62% likes this, based on 119 reviews
    Cuisine: Swiss

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    37

Hotel Awards

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Walter Au Lac Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Walter Au Lac

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 208 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
9.0
Rooms
10.0

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    Nice location, nie view, all rooms facing the lake.

    Very noisy. The traffic was heavy, and music stages with rock band played until 2am.

  • Single
    8.2

    Very god renovated, Typical old Swiss hotel, Good continental breakfast

    The bed was not so comfortable, just this

  • Single
    7.8

    Excelent location, nice view, 2 pc's with internet, and clean.

    Wooden floors and ac not so cold

  • Couple
    8.2

    Very nice comfortable hotel with excellent location right in front of the lake and close to the main sites of interest in Lugano.

  • Family with children
    9.6

    The Swiss breakfast buffet was excellent, and served in a very cheerful, pleasant room with helpful, friendly staff. Lakeside view was outstanding from the two guest rooms we were in. Private rooftop sun chairs and jacuzzi were lovely.

    A little noisy from the street with windows open. But quiet with windows closed.

  • Single
    10.0

    I enjoyed the friendly helpful assistance of the staff, the fantastic breakfast (best choice I have seen in Lugano) and the suberb central location, only 5 minutes from the main rail station also via the funiculore. The views from the rooms and also the roof are spectacular.

    My room was a little noisy with traffic from the promenade outside, but this was due to the rain and the noice of the water spray. However, the beautiful views over the lake more than compensated from this and indeed I think it would be the same for any of the waterfront hotels.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The position is ideal

    If it wasnt for the price offered by Booked.net, it is a bit overpriced

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Central location. Very nice staff. Nice view of the lake.

    We were given a room with a lake view as requested. Just for guidance, the lake view rooms are on the main street, which can be noisy at times. I'd still take the view.

  • Single
    5.8

    The location was brilliant - right by the lake but also in the old town. Also being next to the tourist information office was useful. If you cant book a balcony, then you can use the roof terrace which was also lovely.

    Our room (46) did not have a shower - just a bath with a hose that we had to hand hold when we stood up as the wall fixture was just above the low taps. We knew the room would be noisy and it was (they thoughtfully gave us ear plugs) but we got used to it. It was expensive for what you got - not great value.

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    * Hotel is really located facing the lake and near of everything. We had a room with a nice view on the lake and mountains. Wonderful! *Staff friendly and helpful. * Large choice for the breakfast (fresh fruits, ...) and super good service.

    -air conditioning does not work very well - breakfast could be served a little later, especially on weekends (ends at 10 am)

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    view of the lake. breakfast was very good.

    price was very high for the quality. there were parts of the room where the paint was worn away and one of the shutters would not close completely.

  • Single
    9.2

    the beautiful location. the room had every comfort & facility.

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    I requested an extra bed in the room and with the view of the lake. I got exactly what I requested. So it was perfect.

    Not too much choice for the breakfast.

  • Couple
    7.4

    Location and staff

    The rooms are renewed but the floor of the room is so noisy when you are walking on it I think they did not change it for 133 years

  • Family with children
    7.0

    Location is great as it is situated right at the lake in the city center. Rooms are clean and staff is nice and friendly.

    Rooms are dated and if you are travelling by car parking could be an issue.

How to reach hotel

hotel Walter Au Lac - Lugano Lugano location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Piazza Rezzonico 7, Lugano, Switzerland

Get directions
City Center
  • Lugano
    500 m
Airports
  • Lugano (LUG)
    3.1 km
Train Stations
  • Lugano
    500 m
  • Lugano Station
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Grotto Cavicc
    80 m
  • Ristorante Hotel Stella d'Italia
    90 m
Parks
  • Lake Lugano
    180 m
Beaches
  • Lido comunale di Lugano
    1.2 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    37

Hotel Awards

SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLuganoWalter Au Lac

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Switzerland

Use Badge