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Villa Principe Leopoldo places you within a short walk of Museum of Modern Art and within a mile (2 km) of LAC. This 75-room, 5-star resort has 2 restaurants along with conveniences like a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. It's on a lake and also near Santa Maria degli Angeli and San Lorenzo Cathedral.

Dining

Free buffet breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning. Enjoy the garden views at Principe Leopoldo, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.

Rooms

Villa Principe Leopoldo's 75 rooms are soundproofed and provide private yards, minibars, and free newspapers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 42-inch LCD TVs with satellite channels and pay movies. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Free bottled water, laptop-compatible safes, and phones are also available.

Property features

At Villa Principe Leopoldo, guests enjoy a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a health club. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available on request). The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury resort include a spa tub, a sauna, and outdoor tennis courts.

Highlights

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining
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Villa Principe Leopoldo

Via Montalbano 5 Lugano TI 6900

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Villa Principe Leopoldo offers a picture-perfect setting on a hill above Lugano, a Swiss town with an Italian flavor. The Villa offers 37 rooms and suites with lake or garden views, while the Residence offers 75 rooms facing a park. This adults-only hotel provides complimentary shuttle service, based on availability, to and from the lakeside town center.

Complimentary breakfast is served each morning. The hotel's gourmet restaurant, Principe Leopoldo, is located in the main villa and showcases award-winning Italian cuisine, complemented by a wide selection of wines and grappas. For a more casual setting, the Restaurant Café Leopoldo serves lunch and dinner from May to October. A lounge hosts live music every evening.

On-site recreation includes a heated outdoor pool (open seasonally), 2 tennis courts with artificial turf, and a modern fitness center with a sauna. The hotel's exclusive Kiso Spa offers a full range of beauty and therapeutic treatments.

  • Sauna 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Total number of rooms - 75 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Year Built 1868 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Business center 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3767 
  • Ski storage 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Health club 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Free train station pickup 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 350 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Garden 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Babysitting or childcare  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 
  • Yard 

Where to Eat

Villa Principe Leopoldo has 2 restaurants. The Principe Leopoldo features fine dining and is open for lunch and dinner. The Restaurant Café Leopoldo also offers lunch and dinner, but in a more laid-back setting. A complimentary breakfast is served in a separate eating area featuring a seasonal terrace with lake and mountain views. Room service during limited hours is available on request.

Nearby Things to Do

Villa Principe Leopoldo Hotel & Spa features an outdoor swimming pool (open seasonally), two tennis courts with artificial turf, and a modern fitness center with a sauna. In addition, the hotel offers a variety of fitness programs (surcharge), including Pilates, yoga, cardio nature walks, and pool exercise. Personal training is available.

Beautiful Lake Lugano is ideal for windsurfing, sailing, rowing, cruising, and water-skiing. Guests can also enjoying hiking in the nearby mountains. More than 30 golf courses are within a leisurely drive.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

The Kiso Spa features natural Kiso skincare products from Hawaii. Highlights include:

  • Anti-aging facials
  • Diamond Body Cream treatment
  • Body scrub with warm honey and brown sugar
  • Massage: Deep tissue, hot stone, Swedish, sport, aromatherapy, reflexology
  • Exclusive treatments with private spa tub, sauna, steam bath, therapeutic shower
    • Sauna in spa 
    • Spa tub in spa 
    • Massages 
    • Minimum age to access spa is 18 
    • Body treatments 

    Accessibility

    To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

    • Accessible bathroom 
    • Roll-in shower 
    • In-room accessibility 

    Hotel Policies

    Check-in

    Check-in time starts at 3 PM

    Special check-in instructions:

    Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
    Guests booked to stay in Residence Park accommodations should check in directly at the Residence. Guests staying in Villa Deluxe accommodations or Junior Suites should check in at the Villa.

    Check-out

    Check-out time is noon

    Payment types

    Pets

    • Pets allowed with a deposit of CHF 50 per night

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

    Fees

    You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
    • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 4.70 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.
    • Pet deposit: CHF 50 per night
    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    Hotel Name

    • Villa Leopoldo Principe
    • Villa Principe
    • Villa Principe Leopoldo
    • Villa Principe Leopoldo Hotel
    • Villa Principe Leopoldo Hotel Lugano
    • Villa Principe Leopoldo Lugano
    • Hotel Principe Leopoldo
    • Villa Principe Leopoldo Hotel And Spa
    • Leopoldo Principe
    • Leopoldo Villa
    • Principe Leopoldo
    • Villa Leopoldo

    We should mention

    This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

    Awards & Affiliations

    • The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.

    National Rating

    Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 5 stars.


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