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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Loved the hotel. Walking distance to the musical on the lake, try to get lake view, great view. We were lucky cause we got lake view (40 CHF extra, but worth it) . Great breakfast, self made jellies, the lady who seems the head waitress (great style and short grey hair) rules. Everybody works very hard and is nice. The...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Super nice little hotel, only an hour drive from Milano airport, and 10 minutes from Lugano (easy drive)... nice clean rooms, and a breakfast view over the lake that money cant buy...the restaurant is just what you need what you travel. good solid italian and we, a family f 3, really enjoyed it... highly recommendable...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Lovely Hotelier family. Views from Lakeside are beautiful. Area itself is very quiet. Had some rude patrons at hotel who ruined parts of this stay but this is not the fault of Hotel. Parking is available but must pay or else change dial every 1.5 hours & not entirely simple to organise. Train to Lugano is very expensive, whereas parking...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We stayed at the Hotel for a short break. The hotel was amazing and could not fault a thing. The view overlooking the lake was superb, it was such an amazing view whilst having breakfast! The service fom Julian and Sara was extremly attentive, and nothing was too much trouble. Thank you again, and we definatly be coming back.

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Reviewed 29 July 2015

Every rooms is newly renovated and there is a theme for each floor. Very friendly and family driven hotel With very Good location at the lake. Private plattform at water front with chairs available, and a smal pool. Perfekt on warm days. Restaurant has Good food. Walking distanse to Swiss miniature area, short train ride to Lugano. We enjoyed our...

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Bern
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Was a lovely stay over easter. Great Staf, clean and stylish rooms. Very friendly. Would go again. But in summer, when its warm enough to have a swim in the lake :-) Its nice for a quiet weekend, thou be aware, that in melide is no nightlife. Lugano thereafter is only 7 min. with the train away.

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Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 24 November 2013

We arrived for a few days here in August. Despite quite a number of positive reviews, hotel did not live up to expectations. The rooms are overall very decent and the views over the lake is amazing. Get a room on the first floor and you will have a large balcony overlooking lake Lugano. The rest of the hotel, including...

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Gian L, Inhaber at Hotel Riviera, responded to this review

Thank you for your Review. We are very sorry that you didn't get the Service you expected. I must say that my wife and I were absent (on Family Business) at the time. I know, this is no excuse, but maybe our staff suffered from the amount of work they had, having two persons less helping with the daily workload....

Laguna Beach
Reviewed 18 July 2013

We've stayed in much nicer places in the area, but with the dollar being so weak against the franc it just seemed insane to pay such prices. I had asked for a room on the lake side since I had read about the road noise for the rooms on that side. We were given a corner room which definitely has...

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Gian L, Inhaber at Hotel Riviera, responded to this review

Thank you for your Review. I could see that you are used to 4**** Hotels but the strong Swiss Franc made you choose a 3*** one. 2012/13 were difficult years for us as our Hotel rocketed into 4**** pice Levels for EU and USA customers, without us raising our Prices. Anyway, I promise that we are trying our best to...

Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 23 June 2013 via mobile

My family wanted to visit Swiss Miniatur in Melide, just outside Lugano. Having an infant, wanted to avoid 8 hours of to and fro travel and booked this hotel for a night. The view is just amazing if you have selected a lake-view room. The hotel is family-run, very polite and friendly people. Room was small but clean. There were...

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Gian L, Inhaber at Hotel Riviera, responded to this review

I'm sorry about the absurd value gain the Swiss Franc had in 2012/13. Unfortunately we could do much about our Prices in € and US$ except for keeping them the same since 2011.

Venice, Italy
Reviewed 11 April 2012

We just came back from a lovely holiday during which we stayed in this amazing family run hotel. The room was exceptionally well furnished, completely new and had a big flat screen tv. The location is fantastic and unlike anything that I have ever experienced with a scenery that is breathtaking.The hotel is quite and relaxing and the staff do...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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Restaurant Riviera
Restaurant Riviera
Cuisines: Italian, Swiss, European
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Von der Besitzerfamilie personlich gefuhrtes Ferien- und Familienhotel direkt am Ufer des Luganer-Sees. Badesteg mit direktem Seezugang und Schwimmbad. Gratis Sonnenstuhle und -schirme. Panoramarestaurant mit Terrasse am See. Tessiner und Italienische Spezialitaten. Eigene Weine und Grappas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riviera

Address: lungolago Giuseppe Motta 7, Melide 6815, Switzerland (Formerly Seehotel Riviera)
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Melide
Price Range: £108 - £184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Riviera 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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“try to let lake view (40 CHF extra, but worth it)”
 of 5 bubbles DiabelliMi, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The lake views are amazing”
 of 5 bubbles Timthetaxi, 30 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 3Bera, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Room on first floor with lake view”
 of 5 bubbles WouterdG, 24 Nov 2013 | Read review
“choose new themed room (1st or 2nd floor) !!”
 of 5 bubbles sm1189, 11 Apr 2012 | Read review
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