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Hotel San Carlo Garni

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The best part of the hotel is its location. It is situated right in the center. Just walking distance from the lake. There are lot of shops around the hotel. (In case you are looking for a peaceful and secluded hotel then probably this is not the place for you). We traveled in a group and enjoyed our stay. The...

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Reviewed 1 September 2016

The hotel is located next to the lake and in the city center. The rooms unfortunately do not offer comfortable chairs. Besides sleeping, there is no much you can do in the room. Although there is a desk and a chair in the rooms, they are not comfortable to perform any kind of task beside chilling (e.g. work on your...

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Thank Kanenas P
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Perfectly situated for the centre of the old town, yards from the waterfront. Hotel also stands on the most expensive shopping street, for those who love Gucci and wonderfully unaffordable Swiss watches. Simple, pleasant hotel, clean, and cheaper than the vastly overpriced alternatives all around. (Swiss prices are now so high that even the locals cannot afford them. A typical...

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Brisbane
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Very friendly and helpful staff provided a warm welcome. This is in a great location in the centre of the old town and just a block or 2 from the lake. A quick bus trip gets you to the train while the funicular is being reconstructed. A good breakfast is included. The staff are very willing to help with advise...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 28 May 2016

My check-in was one of the most pleasant I have ever had. The hotel only a block to the famous lakeshore esplanade and is in the heart of the old part of the city on the Via Nassa, which is a pedestrian-only area (mostly). The only drawback is how noisy those late night pedestrians are when they leave the nearby...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2016

San Carlo Garni hotel is a cosy place, really central and well looked after. The Lake is just a few minutes away from the hotel. It is a bit too expensive for what it has to offer but Switzerland is an expensive country anyway.

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Lugano, Switzerland
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Even if centrally located, the rooms have no light and no air, looking onto a narrow street and separated from the opposite houses by a few meters only. I wonder if some people who have reviewed this hovel have really been there. Not only have the rooms no view and no light, but they are the dirtiest rooms I have...

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Near Dundee
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Stayed here or a short break. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Nothing was too much bother! The hotel is very reasonably priced given its location right in the centre of Lugano. The lake and shops are so close as are various very good eating places. Our double room was at the front of the hotel as was more tha...

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Kuching, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Great setting. Is in a stylish shopping street a moments walk from the Lake and attractive squares with a wide selection of restaurants. Booked a bedroom for four and impressed by design, furnituring, cleanliness and friendly, helpful staff. Price for Lugano reasonable especially as includes breakfast; free wifi and ,as everything is near, means no additional transport costs. Interesting, attractive...

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Winterthur, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

The hotel is very well located. Rooms are super clean but unfortunately no a/c are available. if you visit during summer it's very hot in the rooms. if you have a room in the first floor you can hear the people on the street very good and habe to close the windows. Breakfast is very basic but okay.

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Additional Information about Hotel San Carlo Garni

Address: via Nassa 28, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Price Range: $121 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel San Carlo Garni 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Lifts to all floors. Higher rooms must be further above passing pedestrians.”
 of 5 bubbles grahamsF2621CN, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Some reviews mention noise. We had none so ask for a quiet room but then you won't have a view over the pedestrian street.”
 of 5 bubbles KEMerk, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room NOT overlooking the Via Nassa.”
 of 5 bubbles Oliver1646, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“No chance!”
 of 5 bubbles clabarbi, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Choose the right one on the front and you'll have a view of Lago di Lugano”
 of 5 bubbles sanian, 31 Oct 2015 | Read review
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