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Hotel Description

3-star hotel near LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura

City center stay

Within a 15-minute walk of this Lugano City-Centre hotel, you'll find LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura and Museum of Modern Art. University of Lugano and Funicolare Monte Brè - Cassarate Station are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Free breakfast

This hotel features a rooftop terrace and a spa tub. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, laundry service, and airport shuttle. Enjoy the free buffet breakfast each morning.

Free WiFi, LCD TVs

Boasting comforts like premium bedding and pillow menus, the 38 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and LCD TVs. Minibars, coffee/tea makers, and down comforters are also available.

Double Room, Lake View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$172* Per night/room Nov 16 - Nov 17

Premium Room, Lake View

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premium Room, Balcony, Lake View

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Triple Room, 2 Bedrooms, Connecting Rooms, Lake View

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Executive Double Room, Balcony

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room, Lake View

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

78.0% of guests recommend out of 395 reviews

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Property Features

Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. A spa tub, a rooftop terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Walter au Lac. For a fee, parking is available. This 3-star Lugano hotel is smoke free.

  • 38 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Lugano (LUG-Agno) (5.7 km / 3.5 mi)
  • Train station: Lugano-Paradiso (1.8 km / 1.1 mi)
  • Metro station: Lugano Funicular Station (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Walter au Lac offers 38 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Minibar
  • LCD television
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a spa tub.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Accessible bathroom

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

This property will place a credit card authorization for the amount of the first night 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 property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CHF 50.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for CHF 20.0 per day.

Pets

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Walter au Lac

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • UnionPay
  • No pets or service animals allowed
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Debit cards

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 3.30 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: CHF 25 per day
  • Nearby parking fee: CHF 25 per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: CHF 20.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: CHF 50.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Walter au
  • Walter au Lac
  • Walter au Lac Hotel
  • Walter au Lac Hotel Lugano
  • Walter au Lac Lugano
  • Walter au Lac Hotel
  • Walter au Lac Lugano
  • Walter au Lac Hotel Lugano

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 3 stars.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.