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Villa Principe Leopoldo
Lugano, Switzerland
Scenic mountain views • Uninterrupted sea views • Off the beaten path
The discerning traveller looking for top luxury hotels on Lake Lugano need look no further than Hotel Villa Principe Leopoldo.
Villa Principe Leopoldo is an elegant 5 star hotel and spa housed in a beautiful historical building that will give guests a real feeling of old-world luxury.

Located only 2 km from the centre of Lugano, this luxury hotel by the lake is surrounded by manicured gardens; on a sunny day, the combination of the sparkling lake and lush green vegetation will make you feel like you have found a small corner of paradise.

This charming boutique hotel near Lugano offers accommodation to its guests in a series of airy, spacious rooms and suites in the hotel itself and in the sister Residence.

Tasteful décor is accompanied throughout with luxurious details, to ensure guests can relax and enjoy their stay in complete comfort. All rooms are enhanced by garden or lake-facing balconies, which will allow you to feel closer to nature during your stay at this top 5 star hotel in Lugano.

As you would expect from one of the best luxury hotels in Lugano, Villa Principe Leopoldo offers its guests excellent facilities. These include the hotel's sublime in-house luxury beauty spa with a full range of treatments based around Kiso Natura Bissé natural cosmetic ingredients.

A formal restaurant offers gourmet fine dining in exclusive style, or guests can choose more casual dining in this boutique hotel’s several stylish cafes and bars.

Guests of Villa Principe Leopoldo are also perfectly placed to enjoy the delicious cuisine of top Lugano restaurant Villa Saroli. Find out more here. 

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General Hotel Information

Reasons To Go

Scenic mountain views/Uninterrupted sea views/Off the beaten path/

Hotel Overview

Excellent service/Fine dining/Indoor pool/


Pay on arrival/Direct online booking/

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General Hotel Information

  • TV & Internet

    Free wifi everywhere

  • Transfers

    Airport transfers / Private transfers

  • Pets

    Pets allowed

  • Reasons To Go

    Scenic mountain views / Uninterrupted sea views / Off the beaten path

  • Hotel Overview

    Excellent service / Fine dining / Indoor pool

  • Extras

    Pay on arrival / Direct online booking

  • Business

    • Event rooms

      6 rooms available / Max capacity 250

    • Sports

      • Sport types

        Water sports / Hiking / Skiing / Tennis / Golf

      • Spa and wellness area

        • Facilities

          Turkish baths / 2 swimming pools / Sunbeds / Swimming pool / Sauna / Fitness suite

        • Family

          • Services


          • Food and drink

            • Restaurants

              Italian cuisine / French cuisine

            • Bars

              Lounge bar / Café / Piano bar

            • Islamic travel

              • Food

                Non-alcoholic minibar / Pork-free cooking arrangements

              • Women

                Female spa therapists / Female only spa times

              • Bedroom

                Female housekeeping and room service staff / Arabic TV / Qur'an available / Direction of prayer indicated / Prayer mat

              • Facilities

                Prayer times according to local time

              • Eco-friendly Travel

                • Protection of natural resources

                  Energy conservation measures / Separation of waste for recycling / Conscious waste reduction

                • Food and toiletries

                  Local produce / Organic food

                • Chinese travel

                  • Facilities

                    Slippers available in room

                  • Pool Type

                    • Pool Type

                      Indoor pool

                    • Romance

                      • Reasons To Go

                        Perfect for proposals / Perfect for honeymoons / Perfect for babymoons / Romantic atmosphere / Peaceful surroundings / Perfect hideaway

                      • Hotel Overview

                        Excellent service / Fine dining / Indoor pool

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Customer rating
rated  / 5

“Brearhtaking view of Lake Lugano”+

Lake view from the room. Two single beds instead of one double


The views are outstanding.+

Beautiful views. Very friendly staff. Delicious food. Awesome place to stay.


Fantastic hotel and spa+

Beautiful hotel, received a free room upgrade, very friendly and helpful staff. The Spa facilities are excellent. Slightly too far from the town, and service in the piano bar was a little slow.


“Super view and super service, the best in Lugano”+

The view is the best in Lugano Hotel is superb and very welcoming and friendly hotel staff. The restaurant service was fantastic with excellent attention to detail. Would stay here again. Nothing, eve ...


“A shadow from its past glory”+

Nice location in an affluent neighborhood close to the city centre. Needs investments to reivent to past glory. Mediocre service - not at 5* level ! A good (bad) example what Swiss hotels are lackin ...

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