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Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola

HOTEL HIGHLIGHTS

  • Former home of Russian nobility, now an enchanting lakeside hotel
  • Each room has its own individual character and panoramic lake views
  • Michelin starred restaurant in a romantic waterside setting

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola - LUXURY HOTEL IN LUGANO

Charming villa and gardens on the shores of Lake Lugano

An impressive Italian-styled villa overlooking the Lake Lugano, Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola is set in stunning sub-tropical gardens filled with exotic plants. With wonderful lake and mountain views, a Michelin-starred restaurant, a wellness area with spa and beauty treatments, a private lido and fascinating collection of contemporary sculptures, this is a treat for the senses at every level.

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola is a charming property that has a succinctly Mediterranean holiday feel combined with elegance and great service. There are stunning works of art wherever you look and each of the rooms and suites is uniquely decorated and has wonderful lake and garden views from the spacious balcony.

Take the funicular up Monte Brè, just outside the hotel, for the most fabulous lake and Alp views. Then visit the typical Ticinese village of Bré and follow the Art Path through the village. Return to Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola for a refreshing spa treatment followed by dinner in the Michelin-star restaurant Arté.

  • 74 rooms
  • 4 restaurants
  • 5 floors

The rooms

Double Room

Sleeps: 2 People.

Double Rooms have a double (160 cm) or twin beds, bathroom with bathtub or shower, balcony, plush bathrobes, terry slippers, hairdryer, minibar, safe, air conditioning, complimentary WiFi access.

South facing with park and/or lake view. Room size: 22 to 26 square metres.

Superior Room

Sleeps: 2 People.

Superior Rooms are located on the 4th floor and have King or twin beds, bathroom with bathtub or shower, balcony, air conditioning, complimentary WiFi access, south facing with park and lake view.

Room size: 30 square metres.

Junior Suite Standard

Sleeps: 2 People.

Junior Suite Standards have a double (160 cm) or twin beds, bedroom, living room, most have two bathrooms, one with bathtub and one with shower, balcony, air conditioning, complimentary WiFi access.

South facing with park and lake view. Room size: 60 square metres.

Junior Suite Executive

Sleeps: 2 People.

Junior Suite Executives have a double (160 cm) or twin beds, bedroom, living room, most have two bathrooms, one with bathtub and one with shower, balcony, air conditioning,.

Complimentary WiFi access, south facing with park and lake view. Room size: 70 square metres.

Suite

Sleeps: 2 People.

Suites have double or twin beds, bedroom, living room, two bathrooms with bathtub and shower, balcony, complimentary WiFi access, south facing with park and lake view. Suite size: 80 square metres.

Location

Key Features

Air conditioning

Lounges/bars

Exercise gym

Golf

Wireless internet connection

Pets allowed

Pool

Wedding services

Check in

1500

Check out

1200

  • 24-hour security
  • Accessible facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Audio visual equipment
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Buffet breakfast
  • Business Center Services
  • Car rental desk
  • Catering services
  • Children welcome
  • Complimentary shoeshine
  • Computer
  • Concierge desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Early check-in
  • Exercise gym
  • Family plan
  • Fax service
  • Free high speed internet connection
  • Free parking
  • Front desk
  • Full service housekeeping
  • Hairdresser/barber
  • High speed internet access for laptop in public areas
  • High speed internet connection
  • Hotspots
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Late check out guarantee
  • Laundry/Valet service
  • Lounges/bars
  • Meeting rooms
  • Onsite laundry
  • Parking fee managed by hotel
  • Pets allowed
  • Photocopy center
  • Post/parcel service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Room service - limited hours
  • Safe deposit box
  • Security
  • Solarium
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services
  • Wireless internet connection

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • AM/FM radio
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Bidet
  • Color television
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Internet access
  • Minibar
  • Non-smoking
  • Remote control television
  • Satellite television
  • Shower
  • Sitting area
  • Slippers
  • Smoke detectors
  • Turn down service
  • TV
  • Wake-up calls
  • Wireless internet connection

  • Billiards
  • Boating
  • Bowling alley
  • Childrens program
  • Dancing
  • Dart board
  • Fine dining
  • Fishing
  • Football field
  • Gambling
  • Golf
  • Ice skating
  • Indoor pool
  • Jogging trail
  • Mountain biking trail
  • Mountain climbing
  • Museum gallery viewing
  • Nature preserve trail
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool
  • Sailing
  • Snow skiing
  • Sports events
  • Squash court
  • Sunbathing
  • Surfing
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court
  • Theatre
  • Wine tasting

Awards

This hotel has been awarded:

  • The Signum Virtutis Seal of Excellence for Luxury Resorts 2015 - Seven Star Luxury Travel Awards 

"Le Relais" – at the hotel serving a light, tasty Mediterranean Cuisine. During the summer time “Le Relais” opens its panoramic terrace and garden. "Ristorante Galleria Arté al Lago" – directly on the water’s edge 100 meters away from the hotel serving gourmet, innovative cuisine based on fish specialties . "The Cocktail Bar" – In an elegant and charming setting, ideal spot for savoring long drinks and cocktails . "Banano Bar" Surrounded by banana trees this is an idyllic place for a special drink and small snacks. La Rucola, where fresh and seasonal dishes are served in a cozy and inviting setting. The menu has been created from our Executive Chef Christian Bertogna in charge of the Restaurant Le Relais. A home from home atmosphere for your dining experience. Enjoy tasty food, excellent service in a relaxing atmosphere. Certainly a place to discover.

Le Relais

Cuisine type: Mediterranean

Meals served: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Restaurant Le Relais- 14 points Gault Millau- in an elegant setting our Executive Chef Christian Bertogna offers a light and innovative Mediterranean cuisine- a balance between colors and delicate flavors that you wont forget. During the warm season lunch and dinner are served on the outdoor terrace- overlooking the garden and the lake. The Sala Rosa and Sala Goya are the exact setting for celebrations- from family luncheons to business meetings- from wedding banquets to romantic candle light

Le Bar

Cuisine type: International

Meals served: Lunch, Dinner

Cocktail-Bar and Banano Bar. Quickly established as one of the places to see and be seen in- the Bar is renowned as much for its rich opulent interior as for its menu of new and classic cocktails. Open to both guests and nonresidents the Bar also boasts live piano music. The Banano Bar- set in the great park- right in among palms- banana trees and overlooking a lawn full of flower beds- rose gardens and tall trees. A suggestive spot where to relax for an aperitif throughout the season.

Gallery Arte al lago

Cuisine type: Mediterranean

Meals served: Lunch, Dinner

Directly on the lake and 100 meters from Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola the Restaurant Gallery Arte al Lago- decorated with sculpture by famous artists- offers a very special dining experience with light Mediterranean gourmet cuisine and fish specialties. Our chef Frank Oerthle and Andreas Keller are looking forward to welcome you from Tuesday to Saturday. Booking recommended.16 points GaultMillau and 1 Star Michelin. Dress code- smart-casual. We kindly remind Gentlemen that long trousers are re

La Rucola

Cuisine type: Mediterranean

Meals served: Lunch, Dinner

The new Restaurant La Rucola- born under the motto Fresh and Easy Dining- offers light and delicious meals in a cosy and informal setting. The menu has been created by our Executive Chef Christian Bertogna- in charge of the Restaurant Le Relais. Summer Patio. Opening hours- Open daily from 11.30am to 10.30pm

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