Villa Principe Leopoldo places you within a short walk of Museum of Modern Art and within a mile (2 km) of Art Museum Lugano. 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 Museo d’Arte Moderna and LAC.
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.
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.
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.
- Free buffet breakfast
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Free valet and self parking
- Onsite dining
Villa Principe Leopoldo
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.
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Conference space
- Meeting rooms
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Total number of rooms - 75
- Babysitting or childcare
- Tennis on site
- Year Built 1868
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Free breakfast
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Business center
- Outdoor pool
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Luggage storage
- Turkish bath/Hammam
- Laundry facilities
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Number of floors - 2
- Multilingual staff
- 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
- Outdoor tennis courts - 2
- Conference space size (meters) - 350
- Number of meeting rooms - 6
- Number of buildings/towers - 2
- Spa services on site
- Free use of nearby fitness center
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking, Free valet parking, Parking (limited spaces)
Villa Principe Leopoldo offers 75 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and bidets.
Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Satellite TV service
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Premium bedding
- Soundproofed rooms
- In-room massage available
- Free newspaper
- Turndown service
- Designer toiletries
- Room service (limited hours)
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Free WiFi
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Down comforter
- Pillow menu
- LCD TV
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
- Windsurfing nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Rafting nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Skydiving nearby
- Pilates classes on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
- Ecotours nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
The Kiso Spa features natural Kiso skincare products from Hawaii. Highlights include:
- Sauna in spa
- Spa tub in spa
- Minimum age to access spa is 18
- Body treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available.
- Cribs (infant beds) are available.
- Pets allowed with a deposit of CHF 50 per night
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.
- A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 4.70 per person, per night
- Pet deposit: CHF 50 per night
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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.
Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 5 stars.