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Hotel Federale

Overview
via Paolo Regazzoni 8, Lugano 6900 Switzerland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews train station steep hill great base for exploring bircher muesli triple room this family run hotel solid choice nice hotel hotel wifi fifth floor free public transport balcony overlooking nice bathroom the hotel staff stayed one night big balcony few minutes walk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a couple of minutes from the train station and a short stroll into town, this is a comfy hotel with friendly staff. Stayed here by myself on a business trip. The single room was spacious, had 2 single beds and was very clean. Breakfast...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

We stayed here after arriving by bus from Tarion, Italy. It was just a short downhill walk from the station to the hotel. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good and we were able to sit outside in the garden in a nice...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Greg S
Response from RGalliker, Owner at Hotel FederaleResponded 19 October 2018

Dear Greg S thank you very much for having stayed at our Hotel Federale in Lugano and for your time in writing a review here on Tripadvisor. We are happy to read that we were able to meet your expectations and also that you liked...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Hotel Federale, Lugano. Concept For those of you who have yet to discover the beauty of Lugano, then ask yourselves: WHAT are you waiting for?! Lugano, with its Italian charm, perfect form, and aesthetic appeal, could easily be mistaken for for a movie set for...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank MayfairHotelier
Response from RGalliker, Owner at Hotel FederaleResponded 14 October 2018

Dear MayfairHotelier thank you so very much for your extensive review of our Hotel Federale in Lugano. I do not know how to answer, so just a great thank you to our staff who made your stay so nice and we hope to welcome you...More

Reviewed 28 September 2018

We stayed at this great hotel for two nights in September. Easy short walk from the station and we received a wonderful welcome. The hotel has been owned by the same family since the 1920s, which is evident by the high level of personal care...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Willie A
Response from RGalliker, Owner at Hotel FederaleResponded 2 October 2018

Dear Willie A thank you very much for having stayed at our Hotel Federale in Lugano. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your time and that we could meet your expectations. I will pass on your compliments to our staff and we...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018

This hotel is a 10 minute walk from the train station. The front desk and breakfast staff are friendly and multilingual. We reserved a room with a balcony and had a view of Mt. Bre. The room was very comfortable and clean. When we reported...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Genvieve
Response from RGalliker, Manager at Hotel FederaleResponded 19 September 2018

Dear Genvieve, Thank you very much for having stayed at our Hotel Federale in Lugano, and we are happy to read that we could fulfill your expectations. We do apologize for the trouble you had in your bathroom and we are happy that we could...More

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About
Description
Family run since 1923, located near train station and bus terminal to Tirano, Milano, Bernina Express and Palm Express. Single, double, triple, four bedded rooms and familiy rooms with connecting door as well. More Restaurant with terrace. Underground parking (for a fee). Free WiFi. In old city center of Lugano, but on a hill. Free Ticino Ticket for all guest staying with us for at least 1 night. Ticino Ticket allows for free transportation on all public transport (busses and trains) in the whole region of Canton Ticino and 30% discount on mountain rides and touristic attractions. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Free Parking
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
47
Price range
USD 137 - USD 240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Minotel
Also Known As
Minotel Hotel Federale
,
Minotel Hotel Lugano
,
Minotel Lugano
,
Lugano Minotel
Location
Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
47
Price range
USD 137 - USD 240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Minotel
Also Known As
Minotel Hotel Federale
,
Minotel Hotel Lugano
,
Minotel Lugano
,
Lugano Minotel
Location
Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
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Room & Suite (180)
Dining (52)
Amenities (9)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Questions & Answers
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BFPO45
25 February 2017|
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Response from RGalliker | Property representative |
Dear Tony, Thank you for your question. We have underground parking, just around the corner of the hotel, in the main building. Parking costs CHF 20.00 per car per night or CHF 29.00 for electrical and plug-in hybrid cars... More
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"The hotel is located within a very quiet area of the city so all rooms are probable acceptable."
gregsH5947JU
11 Oct. 2018
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"Higher floors facing the lake have a great view."
446williea
28 Sep. 2018
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"I think this is a quiet hotel If you are located so you can look towards the lake, then I think the view..."
H2416BHdianac
27 Aug. 2018
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"Sixth floor rooms with views are definitely worth the small extra cost"
Byablu
2 Aug. 2018
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