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47 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Kinda ruined our trip here because we didnt get much sleep. Cars zooming, and honking outside our window, and teens hanging out under our window in the alley until I yelled at the twice to go away. The location is way up at the top of the hill so dont try to walk there with suitcases from the bus stop,... More 

Thank SmallWonders
Derby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived, the staff were lovely and smiley - despite a slight language barrier! Free parking was a huge bonus, they let us keep our car there for the day that we checked out. It is right next to the train station and about 10 minute walk to the centre (a little longer on the way back,... More 

Thank lillieaimee95
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12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

There's not much more to add to the other reviews in truth: it's quaint, in need of modernising and decorating, yet clean and simple. In short, it does the business re. a long weekend in Lugano, being also very close to town. We were road side but didn't suffer from traffic noise too much (we were on the top floor),... More 

Thank DM111
Lugano, Switzerland
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46 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

This is a 2 stars hotel but still very clean, staff very polite and helpful. Breakfast is simple and nothing special. Perhaps better going to a nice bar if you want to have something more satisfying. Each bathroom has an hairdryer, a TV and a balcony. The rooms are either facing the main road (noisy) or you can ask for... More 

Thank pepecca1
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

We were here for 1 nights stay at Besso hotel , we paid 120 euros , room size is decent and the balcony is an asset over looking the road so we felt good . The interiors is boring , very basi , need re furnishing badly Indeed nice view and the owners are very sweet , they made us... More 

Thank Shahnikunj
Bern, Switzerland
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

If all you want is a bed for the night, then this place is adequate. Don't expect any service. Don't dare be too early for breakfast! (before 7)As breakfast is not included anyway,I recommend you take the few mins walk to the station to buy fresh coffee and fresh rolls etc there.

Thank PollyMeyer

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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96 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

This hotel is very basic. The rooms are clean but the interior are old. It is 5 min walk from the station but quite a long walk to city centre. There is a bus stop just outside the hotel, that takes you to the city centre in just a few minutes. The hotel breakfast are very basic. This hotel is... More 

Thank ThomasGBG
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 25 July 2015

I had quite low expectations for this place as I just booked a last minute, for a cheap one night stay. I knew it was a budget hotel but it is definitely a very nice budget hotel. The traffic noise was easily blocked out by the balcony doors, so it didn't make a difference that it was on the main... More 

Thank Adrian T
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Overall a decent hotel located right next to the main station. It's good value for money and we'd go again: + location central + price + service, staff + nice & big rooms + parking is included - road noise! - no air condition - breakfast buffet not the best but ok

Thank Azzurro89
Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

The hotel is clean but quite old, furniture are freely and the hallway are quite dark as they conserve energy so you will encounter auto light to turn on but turns off fast especially when there are no activities in the hall way. The toilet is decent but it is apparent that it a little worn down. Hotel breakfast has... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Hotel Besso

Address: via Besso 24, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Price Range: $130 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Besso 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Take your own pillow and earplugs”
 of 5 bubbles SmallWonders, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The higher the better probably........”
 of 5 bubbles DM111, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“A higher floor than 3 would be nice for a better view.”
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 of 5 bubbles adriant858, 24 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the street side of the hotel. I can be noisy in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles Swiss_MnM, 6 Jan 2015 | Read review
“If you end up in a room right next to the elevator, it will sound like you have a motorized lawn mower moving around in the room. Avoid if possible.”
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 of 5 bubbles CarinaH860, 9 Jun 2014 | Read review
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