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Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel

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Bucharest, Romania
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is not to big so you don't get lost in it, the personnel are very kind without being stressing, the rooms are not very big but you are in the hearth of Lugano. The thing I liked best was the breakfast with its show of salamis and cheese you won't find anywhere else! Of course being an Italian I... More 

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la spezia, italy
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I spent one night in this hotel, located in a perfect position. We were pleasantly surprised by the truly exceptional service! Every person who we came in contact with made a positive impression on us, from arrival to departure, including taking our car out in the evening from the hotel parking (conveniently connected to the hotel, close... More 

Thank viaggiatrice23
Paris, France
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

everything is so nice and clean well located in the old town of Lugano people are very helpful and attentionate breakfast is very good, but not of outstanding quality old style hotel, a little bit quaint

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dante is located very conveniently in the old part of the city next to the funicular leading to the rail station. The lake, the convention center and the historic parts of the city are in easy Walking distance. I found the Hotel staff very friendly, competent and helpful. The room was generous for a single traveller and very quiet.... More 

Thank ebispa
Fontana-GM, Direttore generale at Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ebispa, We thank you very much for your beautiful review: your opinion is very important to us and it’s also a source of inspiration! Hoping to welcome you very soon again in Hotel Lugano Dante. Best regards. Carlo Fontana GM More 

Bombay, India
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93 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful 4 night stay at the Hotel. Access : The currently non-functional Funicular terminates right outside the Hotel. Taxis and the Funi Bus (starting outside Lugano station) are the current options. The Funi Bus terminates at a location that is at a less than 10 minutes easy walk from the Hotel Taxis charge a flat 20 CHF (extra... More 

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Fontana-GM, Direttore generale at Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SameerBombay_India , We thank you very much for your nice review: your opinion is very important to us and it’s also a source of inspiration! However, we are sad to know that you were disappointed by some issues. Concerning the funicular, we can finally confirm that the renovation works are about to end and starting from 11 December 2016... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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85 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Because of my errands, this year I have spent about 15 nights in this hotel. I have also stayed in all other premium hotels in town but this is by far the most convenient and with best service, staff attitude, location and value. Hence, I am reviewing this place again. This is a traditional hotel, not the typical chain hotel... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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66 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have recently discovered this hotel in central Lugano, close to the lake and the historical center. The rooms have been re-done and offer a good stop-over place - not very spacious, however, comfortable and practical. The bathroom is well conceived and unpretentious. The breakfast menu is generous and I would recommend this hotel as one of the better value... More 

Thank asiavito
Fontana-GM, Direttore generale at Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel, responded to this review

Dear asiavito, thank you very much for having been our valued guest and for sharing your beautiful review with the community of Tripadvisor. We are sorry that you found the room rather small, even if re-done. In effect, being located in the city centre and in an ancient building of the late 18th century, our rooms are generally on the... More 

Thessaloniki, Greece
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36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the heart of Lugano ,in a small square without Lake view communication through Internet its a pleasure They have an Individual page for you and the fastest response in order to tailor your stay To me its nice to have a room with a view to the square ,in the frond you can see the nice climbing street to... More 

Thank nikolakopoulos
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This hotel is top notch in all aspects. Its location is perfect - step outside and you're downtown, proximate to the lake, restaurants, everything. What sets this hotel apart, however, is the sweet staff - no request is too large, and they are thoughtful, courteous and kind. We stayed four nights, and couldn't have been happier. The other standout is... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Running from the crowds of Venice and navigating the horrors of Milan on the way, this was just what we needed. A bit difficult to find at present until the funicular is fully replaced next years. It is a Swiss delight. Friendly staff, nice, clean rooms - a bit tight, perhaps, super breakfast after a great nights sleep. No hesitation... More 

Thank Peter S
Fontana-GM, Direttore generale at Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Thank you for taking the time to share your beautiful feedback. Our job is to take care of our valued customers offering them all our attention and a personalized service. As you certainly know, because of the important construction works for the enhancement and refurbishment of the Lugano Railway Station, the Funicular will be completely renovated and therefore... More 

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The Hotel Lugano Dante Center is located in the heart of Lugano within the city's financial and business district, in a fascinating pedestrian area rich in history, shops and urban lifestyle! Only 1 minute by funicular from main train station and 200 m from Lake Lugano. The hotel services include 83 rooms, an underground parking space, meeting rooms and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel

Address: piazza Cioccaro 5, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
Price Range: £163 - £243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 87
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“Pop floor is thr best.”
 of 5 bubbles giovannitruccato, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try the newly renovated rooms”
 of 5 bubbles FrequentBizTraveler1, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room was quieter, however window view restricted to close by office building. this did not matter to us as we were out most of day time.”
 of 5 bubbles ShivaprasadKuskur, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room”
 of 5 bubbles Victorians63, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Booked by stc travel who made excellent choices for our requiements”
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