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Hotel Lugano Dante - Luxury holidays to Ticino

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  • About this holiday

    The four star Hotel Lugano Dante is an excellent value Swiss Quality Hotel not far from the waterfront in Lugano. With excellent access to the many gourmet restaurants, lakefront walks, and mountain paths of the area, this hotel offers simple luxuries in a fantastic location. Stay for a few nights at the Hotel Lugano Dante before continuing north into the Bernese Oberland, east towards Grisons, or west towards Lake Geneva.

    The journey and how you get there

    The Hotel Lugano Dante in Lugano can be visited in its own right as a fly-drive, self-drive or rail holiday. It can be visited on its own or combined with one or more other hotels in Switzerland.
    This hotel is featured as a hotel to stay at on our suggested touring holidays of Switzerland by rail. The hotel is located 2 minutes from the railway station by taxi or 10 minutes on foot.



    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes bed and breakfast at the Hotel Lugano Dante in Lugano. Your holiday price will also include travel arrangements depending on the method of travel you have chosen: flights or rail travel.

    Holiday prices

    This hotel is usually included as part of a longer rail touring holiday, so prices therefore vary. Please contact one of our personal travel specialists for up-to-date details and offers.

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    Our opinion

    The Hotel Lugano Dante is a comfortable, attractive option in the centre of Lugano.

    Hotel description

    The four star Hotel Lugano Dante in Lugano, Ticino, is a polished luxury hotel with a renowned breakfast buffet. Unassuming from the outside, the pastel-pink façade gives way to stylish interior spaces, mostly built around core traditional Swiss elements, but with contemporary, modern additions. Wooden headboards merge with the panelling on the main feature wall, and call on a very traditionally-Swiss material, along with the mirrors, cabinets, and window frames. Rich reds and deep pinks in the upholstery and table cloths add a certain cosiness, reflected in the draped curtains and the artwork on the walls. In the suites, smooth wooden floors bring warmth to rooms dominated by white bed sheets, white curtains, and neutral soft furnishings; and innovative desks make excellent use of the space. The hotel owners pride themselves on their unrelenting attention to detail: the perfect temperature and pillow, and impeccable presentation. One of the highlights of your stay here, however, will be the breakfast buffet. Served in the traditional dining room, the breakfast suits international tastes, featuring freshly-baked breads and pastries, cakes, pancakes, tarts, omelettes, a multitude of fruit and vegetables, coffees, and over 30 different types of tea. This is sure to set you up for an exciting day exploring Lugano. The hotel is also well-situated amidst a cluster of many good restaurants, some of which sit down on the waterfront; alternatively, enjoy a hot or cold snack from the bar, or the complimentary side dishes that come with each drink. The Hotel Lugano Dante offers a high quality base from which to explore the area, and provides excellent value for four star accommodation.


    In the centre of Lugano, not far from the shores of Lake Lugano.

    Official star rating


    Annual opening

    Distance from airport

    135 miles

    Closest airport

    Zurich Airport

    Room types

    83 rooms with wifi, tea and coffee making facilities, minibar, desk, telephone, and some have French balcony.
    Double Room with French Bed
    Quality Room
    Comfort Room
    Superior Room
    Executive Room with garage space, discounted attractions in Ticino, entry to gym.
    Suite with garage space, discounted attractions in Ticino, entry to gym, evening snack, and a glass of Ticinese wine with appetizers.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Breakfast restaurant, garage, Lobby Bar, and room service.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Lake Lugano marks the Swiss-Italian border, and bends round to touch the town of Lugano on two sides. As a result, this entirely unique land and water formation provides spectacular views and diverse walking routes. The Monte San Salvatore and Monte Bré are best for hiking and seeking out the high-up vantage points and natural forested beauty spots. Across the lake, and on the Italian border, is Sighignola Mountain, which enables you to look back across the town. Within Lugano, pay a visit to the Cathedral of Saint Lawrence, which sits at the very top of the gently stepped Via Cattedrale. This Roman Catholic cathedral was founded in the Middle Ages, but was rebuilt at the end of the 15th century. Its picturesque tower rises up above the town, and is crowned by a distinctive green dome. The pink-fronted Museum of Cultures sits on the waterside, and gives visitors a step-by-step insight into Swiss cultural history.

    Sports nearby

    Water sports on Lake Lugano; walking, hiking, and cycling in the nearby mountains and valleys.


    Minimum stays

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