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Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano

Overview of Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano

Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano

2.0 star property
Lugano City-Centre hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge
The price is $142
Price available on 1/29/2023

8.2/10 Very Good

327 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
Piazza Indipendenza 9, Lugano, TI, 6901

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Lugano City-Centre
  • Lake Lugano - 1 min drive
  • Villa del Balbianello - 72 min drive

Getting around

  • Lugano (LUG-Agno) - 16 min drive
  • Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) - 54 min drive
  • Lugano Station - 12 min walk
  • Lugano (QDL-Lugano Rail Station) - 12 min walk
  • Lugano-Paradiso - 27 min walk
  • Lugano Funicular Station - 10 min walk


  • Il Fermento - 3 min walk
  • Convivio - 3 min walk
  • Galleria - 3 min walk
  • Luce Al Gargantini - 3 min walk
  • Commercio - 4 min walk

About this property

Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano

A great choice for a stay in Lugano, Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano is just 4.2 mi (6.7 km) from the airport. Guests can visit the fitness center for a workout or grab a bite to eat at Ristorante Pestalozzi, which serves Italian cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. A bar/lounge and a snack bar/deli are other highlights. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and restaurant. The property is just a short walk to public transportation: Lugano Funicular Station is 10 minutes away.


English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 55 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11:30 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18


  • One child (2 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only, 1 per room)*
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Offsite parking nearby (CHF 25 per night; discounts available)
  • Street parking available

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast each morning (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)

What to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby

Working away

  • 3 meeting rooms
  • Conference space (1722 square feet)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1928
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Library
  • Piano
  • Fitness center


  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counter/sink
  • Grab bar near toilet


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 45-cm flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Turndown service
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Electrical adapters/chargers


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Local maps

Special features


Ristorante Pestalozzi - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 3.40 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 15 years of age.
  • Tourism fee: CHF 0.15 per person, per night

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CHF 6 for adults and CHF 6 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for CHF 40.0 per night


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CHF 10 per pet, per night


  • Parking is available nearby and costs CHF 25 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

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.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano?
As of Jan 26, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano on Jan 29, 2023 start from $142, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano?
Yes, cats and dogs are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room. There's a charge of CHF 10 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano?
No, unfortunately, but there's discounted parking nearby.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11:30 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-in and check-out are available.
Is there an onsite casino at Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Casinò di Campione (19-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like boat tours, hiking, and mountain biking. Additional recreation nearby includes casino gaming. Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano also has a fitness center.
Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano?
Yes, Ristorante Pestalozzi offers Italian cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Commercio (4-min walk), Bottegone del vino (4-min walk), and Münger (5-min walk).
What's the area around Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano like?
Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano is in Lugano City-Centre, a short 10-minute walk from Lugano Funicular Station and 4 minutes' walk from Lake Lugano. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.



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6/10 Good

Good position, small rooms, not fancy, very friendly and helpful staff, good buffet breakfast, no hot food
Nicola, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Craig C, 3-night trip
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6/10 Good

Didn't disclose well enough that there will not be AC included unless you pay for an "AC" room. When looking at amenities, AC is included (but this apparently is just for the overall hotel, not your specific room).
Chloe, 4-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Another lovely stay
It was lovely to be back again. We rebooked again as we enjoyed this hotel. Very friendly greeting from the staff, and very helpful polite and professional. We will be back.
Lee, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

The hotel and restaurant need to be updated very bad . The rooms clean and very small.
Amanda, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

It was very good--near everything, and the staff was very helpful.
Charles Sean, 2-night romance trip
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6/10 Good

Nice location by park
Nice location. Good choice at breakfast Decor dated.
julia, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

Great value for money, the staff are attentive and you can’t beat the location.
Mauricio, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ashley, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location near town and the staff was very helpful.
Lara, 1-night trip
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