Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola

Rated 9.1 in 612 reviews. 72 rooms.


The ideal stay:The Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola is admired for its tranquil atmosphere, elegance and discreet and friendly service. An enchanting oasis, away from the stresses of modern life and an ideal environment for pleasure, at any time of the year.

Right on the shores of Lake Lugano and within walking distance of the Old Town of Lugano, the 5-star Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola is set within a private, subtropical park. The hotel offers an indoor pool, a tennis court, 3 restaurants, and free WiFi.

The 2 gourmet restaurants, Le Relais and Gallery Arté al Lago, and the La Rucola offer Mediterranean dishes from the freshest seasonal ingredients and selected wines from the well-stocked cellar.

Once the home of a noble Russian family, the impressive mansion was transformed into a hotel in 1885. Rooms and suites in the Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola are individually decorated and have stunning park and/or lake views, a balcony, a terrace or loggia.

Bus stops, the boat pier and the funicular to Monte Brè can be found in the immediate vicinity. Several cafés, shops and restaurants can be found in the city centre, only a few steps away.

Spa Facilities

  • Hair cut
  • Hair colouring
  • Hair styling
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrub
  • Body wrap
  • Spa facilities
  • Steam room
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Back massage
  • Neck massage
  • Full body massage
  • Fitness
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness classes
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Beach
  • Sauna
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Hammam
  • Indoor pool
  • Private beach area
  • Indoor pool (all year)
  • Pool with view
  • Heated pool
  • Pool bar
  • Beauty Services
  • Facial treatments
  • Waxing services
  • Make up services
  • Hair treatments
  • Manicure
  • Pedicure

Available Rooms

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola

  1. Martini Lounge Caffé

    102 m from hotel
    Via Funicolare 2

  2. Ristorante Artè

    159 m from hotel

  3. Creminolatino

    Il gelato più buono di Lugano!!

    262 m from hotel

  4. Lanchetta

    I love it! The best Spritz on the Lake

    281 m from hotel
    Viale Castagnola 16

  5. Parco San Michele

    324 m from hotel

  6. Tennis Club Lido Lugano

    429 m from hotel
    Via Castagnola

  7. Coop Vitality

    0.5 km from hotel
    Via Molinazzo 1

  8. Lido

    Everything about this place is wonderful, but the standout is the stainless-steel-lined Olympic-size outdoor pool, with its crystalline ozone-purified water. Among the world's best lap-swim venues.

    0.6 km from hotel
    Viale Castagnola 6

  9. The Trinity Irish Pub

    Try the Honey Jack Daniels!

    0.7 km from hotel
    Viale Cassarate 5

  10. Anema e Core

    Lively people, lovely garden resto, next to wild river, sitting under trees. Best to try is the pizza, but then again I'm a pizza addict and they have lots of other nice stuff.

    0.9 km from hotel
    Via Pietro Capelli 2

  11. Parco Civico

    ... nice to relax!

    0.9 km from hotel
    Piazza Castello

  12. Ristorante Tango

    the best spaghetti ever 😍

    1.5 km from hotel