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Villa Principe Leopoldo

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#11 of 45 Hotels in Lugano
Certificate of Excellence
05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 521*
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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We spent a beautiful weekend at the Principe Leopoldo. We had room Q which is very big and offers amazing views on Lugano, the lake and mountains. We had two separate walk in closets and separated walk-in shower and toilet. Very useful. We especially enjoyed the sitting area and big balcony. Even if the Hotel is pretty old, it has...

Thank Pituttraveller
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful hotel located in a quiet residential area- such a luxury experience. I would recommend to take the room in the villa with a direct view to the lake, and the restaurant and the bar is such a must-try. My favorite is the mojito and the lobster cappuccio. Excellent!

Thank Jessie G
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived to the Leopoldo around 4pm on the 28th of February, and I was speechless. The beauty surrounding the hotel is utterly remarkable. The view from the back patio that you will see once you enter the doors of the hotels front entrance, is breathtaking. The Leopoldo holds great history and fulfilment and is preserved well with a clean...

5Thank EllieVance
Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This historic hotel in the beautiful city of Lugano is a true gem. All rooms are at least junior suites and some of them offer beautiful views over the lake and the city. The right place to relax when in Lugano. Staff is friendly and professional and the young GM is very present in the hotel. Since we went to...

1Thank Fabitennis
Barbara_Gibellini, General Manager at Villa Principe Leopoldo, responded to this review

Dear Mr Fabitennis Thank you very much for this very positive feedback. It was a pleasure to have you here with us and we wish you will take the chance to come back and enjoy a longer stay in Lugano. We are very happy that you liked and enjoyed your stay with us, and especially the note about the style...

Crete, Greece
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is a belated Review. At first I thought I should not write about this Property, being so established. However, opinions should be shared, this being the reason of Trip Advisor's existence. As expected, the hotel was outstanding and unique, as a true member of Relais & Châteaux. The building is beyond critic, being one of the most charming villas...

Thank Tzatzak
Barbara_Gibellini, General Manager at Villa Principe Leopoldo, responded to this review

Dear Mr Tzatzak Thank you very much for taking the time to rate our hotel. It is of a vital importance for us and we are always looking forward to receive a new review. It feeds our internal process of improvement. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and named us one of the top hotels you have...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This hotel has everything wanted in a 5 Star hotel. We were warmly greeted at the door, our luggage whisked away and the car dealt with without any fuss. Reception was quick and easy and the junior suit spectacular with the most wonderful views of the lake and surrounding mountains.The hotel boasts a special restaurant and it certainly lived up...

Thank AnnHyams
Barbara_Gibellini, General Manager at Villa Principe Leopoldo, responded to this review

Dear AnnHyams Thank you for this excellent feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and felt pampered and "5stars" comfortable in Villa Principe Leopoldo. We cannot wait to welcoming you back in the next future to create another unforgettable and memorable time in Lugano. Our Best regards Barbara Gibellini General Manager

Paris, France
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We spend 4 days in the hotel. The view and the surrounding area just wouah. The staff is welcoming. The ambiance at the bar is great. We had our toast with white truffles. Dinner at the gastronomic restaurant was very good and the manager of the restaurant perfect. Breakfast is OK. There is only scramble eggs for hot breakfast. You...

Thank queeny06
Barbara_Gibellini, General Manager at Villa Principe Leopoldo, responded to this review

Dear queeny06 Thank you very much for your recent visit to Lugano and for yur preference for Villa Principe Leopoldo for such a nice stay. Your lovely comment was really much appreciated. We are very touched by the kind words you find about our bar and restaurant. It makes us very happy to hear that you fully enjoyed your food...

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Advantages : beautiful villa-hotel, best view of the lake, fine food and breakfast, nice pool area, the rooms with the lake view, live easy listening music in the bar. Disadvantages : not walking distance to Lugano center (5-7 minutes driving)

Thank George P
Barbara_Gibellini, General Manager at Villa Principe Leopoldo, responded to this review

Dear Mr George P, Thank you very much for staying at Villa Principe Leopoldo and for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor. We are truly delighted to read your wonderful review about your stay at our hotel, and especially the live music at the bar at evening time. as for the walking distance, do you know for any chance...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

+ beautiful property + friendly and helpful staff, actually really helpful they should be commended for their attention to clients +suites have a pleasant view + outstanding location 10-15 mins walk to lugano town - our window overlooked bottle recycling which was used on a sunday at 8am and woke us up , actually against the law in Switzerland -...

Thank Michael R
Barbara_Gibellini, General Manager at Villa Principe Leopoldo, responded to this review

Dear Mr Michael R, First and foremost we would like to thank you for having stayed with us at Villa Principe Leopoldo and for your review. We have much appreciated your nice comments on the location, the suites and especially our staff. Nevertheless we very much regret that we did not meet completely your expectations during your stay. We all...

Reviewed 24 October 2016

Just had the pleasure to stay 7 nights at the Villa . Impeccable service from the moment we arrived until our departure date. Junior suite had an amazing view of Lake Lugano and even though the rooms are on the bottom floor , they were very sound proof and quiet. Breakfast buffet was over the top spectacular...even mimosas if so...

Thank tourguidemom
Barbara_Gibellini, General Manager at Villa Principe Leopoldo, responded to this review

Dear Tourguidemom, First and foremost, we would like to thank you for your wonderful and kind words. They really put a smile on our faces. Our roots lie in the passion for hospitality and for more than 30 years the owner family of Villa Principe Leopoldo has trasmitted their commitment for a personal, unobtrusive and familiar service to their staff...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Principe Leopoldo Restaurant
Principe Leopoldo Restaurant
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European, Swiss
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated high above the Bay of Lugano this exceptional boutique hotel offers first-class suites and rooms. The tastefully arranged spacious rooms, the terraces with breathtaking views, two heated outdoor pools, tennis courts and a wide range of facilities leave nothing to be desired. Neither does the exquisite Mediterranean cuisine of Dario Ranza, served in the light-flooded restaurants. Jewel of the hotel is Kiso: a heavenly, exclusive Spa offering unadulterated luxury, privacy and exclusive treatments. Nothing else to be desired - a truly royal feeling. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Principe Leopoldo

Address: via Montalbano 5, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Price Range: ₹ 20,187 - ₹ 45,553 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Principe Leopoldo 5*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Villa Principe Leopoldo Hotel And Spa
Hotel Principe Leopoldo
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Lugano
#4 Spa Hotel in Lugano
#5 Romantic Hotel in Lugano
#5 Business Hotel in Lugano
#9 Luxury Hotel in Lugano
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“Definitely go for the lake view!”
Fabitennis, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“view to the lake”
Tzatzak, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Must have a view”
AnnHyams, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Suite T had a wonderful view of the Lake...morning skies were picture perfect”
tourguidemom, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“One in the main hotel that overlooks the lake is best.”
sandrac563, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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