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Reviewed 10 January 2017

While visiting Geneva, my sisters family and us took a side trip to Lugano Switzerland. While looking for a place to stay, this place came up and I liked the pictures and the free parking so we booked. The place was wonderful. The rooms were nicely furnished and unique in the adaptation to the original building. The owners and staff...

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Switzerland
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Traditional grotto above Lugano in the Colina d'Oro area (a bit tricky to find the place) The local dishes are prepaired on the open fireplace. Big terrace where you can enjoy the good food (try the risotto al funghi...). Flora (a very charming person!) and her family are doing a great job - this place is definitely worth a vist.

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Europe
Reviewed 7 September 2016

My wife booked this hotel as overnight stay during our family trip to Italy. Choice was made based on photos showing pool. This was essential for our kids. First off all this is located quiet far away from the highway. You need to drive through very tiny streets to get there. At the location there was not enough parking space....

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The hotel is situtated in agra which is a suburb of lugano. The Agra locality is beautiful.There are very few buses which take you to the hotel and the bus stop is very far from the hotel. On sundays reaching this hotel can be a problem. So we had to take a cab to the hotel . The rooms are...

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

This B&B is a 40 or 50 franc taxi ride from Lugano, and getting back and forth to the American School in Switzerland (TASIS), only 2 km away, costs the same because the taxis come from Lugano. There is a bus that runs approximately hourly from Lugano and stops by the American School as well as very near this B&B....

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Laren, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

What a charming family run B&B. Excellent restaurant that serves dinner and breakfast was great too! Hosts are super friendly and helpful. Clean rooms and in a quiet area. Everything you need for an enroute hotel to Italy.

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 19 April 2016

My one night at Grotto Flora is one of my favorite memories of a B & B. It was so charming and magical in December, decorated incredibly for the Christmas holiday. The outside patio dining areas were as charming as the interior dining area. Santas and lights, and decorations everywhere. I highly recommend visiting at Christmas, it was so festive...

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Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

On our way to italy we spent one night at Grotto Flora and loved it. Its a beautiful old house up on the hill, very comfortable individual rooms and run by a lovely family. We were a bit unlucky with the weather but from what we saw it must be beautiful surrounding. Our dinner in the hotels Restaurant and breakfast...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 26 September 2015

We stayed one night. A real typical Grotto, nice room with terrace. A real big shower cabin and a good bed. We had our dinner here, after driving from Siena, Tuscany and appreciated that I didn't had to drive downtown anymore to eat!!! Typical Ticino food we ordered and the breakfast was very good, after traveling 3 weeks through Italy,...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 June 2015

We were here for one night and it was a charming B & B high up on a hill overlooking Lugano. Flora met us upon arrival and showed us a choice of several rooms. We picked the large corner room with the beautifully painted ceiling. It was very clean and comfortable and the breakfast, which was included with the REASONABLE...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grotto Flora B&B is an eighteenth-century patrician building, birth house of the famous architects Adamini located in Bigogno d'Agra. The traditional restaurant with a fireplace serves local cuisine and grilled specialties, which can be had out in the courtyard. Rooms are individually decorated. Some offer private bathrooms while others have shared bathroom facilities. Guests have access to free private parking and free Wi-Fi available in public areas. Lake Lugano is a 10-minute drive away. Bigogno is served by a regular bus service to and from Lugano which is 6 km away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grotto Flora B&B

Address: via Municipio 8, Bigogno 6927, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Bigogno
Price Range: £78 - £133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Grotto Flora B&B 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“don't choose the family room where you need to share toilet and bathroom with 5 other rooms”
 of 5 bubbles XMRI, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“avoid the room on the loggia (balcony/passageway).”
 of 5 bubbles 128LauraS128, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I loved our ground floor room, but there was some noise from up above during the night, perhaps request a higher room if concerned.”
 of 5 bubbles XJJR, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We had a room with our own bathroom, apparently not all rooms provide a private one.”
 of 5 bubbles flymirage, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“If you want quiet, ask for a room away from the courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles MountainTeacher, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
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