Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola

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Ticino, Switzerland

This luxury boutique hotel is set in an 1880s mansion in private subtropical parklands on the shores of Lake Lugano in Ticino, Switzerland. Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola combines sumptuous classic style with modern sophistication and has a charming Mediterranean holiday feel.

Offering unrivalled service, warm hospitality and superb facilities including a Michelin-starred restaurant, an indoor swimming pool and a tennis court, it will appeal to couples and families seeking a tranquil and exclusive escape in an enchanting setting.

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola provides 78 spacious and individually decorated rooms and suites, all featuring balconies overlooking the park or lake views. These relaxing retreats are the ideal place to unwind as you enjoy the magnificent views.

There are plenty of activities on offer at the hotel from swimming to playing tennis and you can do as much or as little as you wish. The hotel is ideally located for exploring Ticino and the surrounding area, and Lightfoot Travel can create a customized itinerary to ensure you make the most of your stay. Highlights include visiting the traditional Ticinese village of Bre, going on the funicular up Monte Bre and taking a boat out onto the lake.

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola is a member of Small Leading Hotels Of The World.

Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Ticino into a greater Swiss or European holiday. Take a look at A Family Ski Holiday In The Swiss Alps as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola Information

Location and getting there:

The hotel is located on Lake Lugano in Ticino, Switzerland. It is a short walk from the town centre and 62 km from Malpensa International Airport in Milan.


It comprises 50 rooms and 28 suites ranging from 22-sqm Double Rooms to the magnificent 100-sqm, 2-bed Suites San Salvatore. Each room is beautifully decorated in a classic style and features a double bed, sumptuous fabrics, antique furnishings and all-modern amenities.


2 restaurants
2 bars
Fitness room and sauna
Beauty salon
Hair salon


The array of activities on offer at the hotel includes swimming, playing tennis or being pampered at the spa. Outside the hotel, there is so much to do and see including taking a boat out on the lake, going hiking, wandering round the town centre or riding on the Funicular Mount Bre.


The hotel is family-friendly and there is plenty of space for little ones to run around and explore.

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola Price Guide

2 out of 5

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