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International au Lac Hotel - Lugano places you next to LAC and within a 10-minute stroll of other popular attractions like San Lorenzo Cathedral. This 76-room, 3.5-star hotel welcomes guests with free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Lugano and also close to Palazzo dei Congressi and Lugano Exhibition Centre.


Free full breakfast is served each morning from 6:30 AM to 11:30 AM. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.


All 76 individually decorated rooms provide safes and phones. 30-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds sport premium bedding.

Property features

International au Lac Hotel - Lugano features an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and 2 meeting rooms. Self parking is available for CHF 20 per night. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this historic hotel include conference space, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a computer station.


  • Free full breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool

International au Lac Hotel - Lugano

Via Nassa 68 Lugano TI 6900

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities measuring 592 square feet (55 square meters) include conference space. This historic hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a library, and a terrace. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

International au Lac Hotel - Lugano has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms - 76 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Computer station 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Library 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 55 
  • Year Built 1906 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 592 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

International au Lac Hotel - Lugano offers 76 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and bathrobes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. 30-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include bidets, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • In-room safe 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 11:30 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3:30 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11:30 AM

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of CHF 20 per pet, per night
  • Dogs and cats only

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Parking height restrictions apply


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 3.25 per person, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: CHF 20 per night
  • Pet fee: CHF 20 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: CHF 40.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel au Lac
  • Hotel Lugano International au Lac
  • International au Lac
  • International au Lac Hotel
  • International au Lac Hotel Lugano
  • International au Lac Lugano
  • Lugano International au Lac
  • Lugano International au Lac Hotel

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 3 star Superior and is displayed on this page as 3.5 stars.

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