Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano

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Hypo-allergenic bedding, individually decorated, individually furnished
Family Triple Room | Hypo-allergenic bedding, individually decorated, individually furnished

Overview of Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano

Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano

2.0 star property
Hotel with restaurant, near Lake Lugano

8.2/10 Very good

318 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Bathtub
Piazza Indipendenza 9, Lugano, TI, 6901
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness centre
  • 24-hour room service
  • 3 meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Library
  • Front desk safe
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Rollaway/extra beds
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Lugano City-Centre
  • Lake Lugano - 4 min walk
  • Villa del Balbianello - 78 min drive

Getting around

  • Lugano (LUG-Agno) - 16 min drive
  • Malpensa International 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

About this property

Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano

Hotel in the heart of Lugano City-Centre
A library, dry cleaning/laundry services and a bar are just a few of the amenities provided at Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano. The on-site restaurant, Ristorante Pestalozzi, features Italian cuisine and light fare. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a fitness centre and conference space.
Other perks include:
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), multilingual staff and express check-out
  • A lift, free newspapers and 3 meeting rooms
  • Concierge services, express check-in and a 24-hour front desk
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the breakfast
Room features
All guest rooms at Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano offer comforts, such as 24-hour room service, in addition to
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding and rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Baths or showers, free toiletries and hairdryers
  • 45-cm flat-screen TVs with cable channels
  • Daily housekeeping, electrical adapters/chargers and desks


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 or hotter
Follows the 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 sanitiser 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 until midnight
  • Express check-in/out
  • 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 on-site parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Off-site parking nearby (CHF 25 per night; discounts available)
  • Street parking available

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay free

What to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Waterskiing 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 centre


  • Lift
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Grab bar near toilet


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

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

Home comfort

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Turndown service
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

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


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

Special features


Ristorante Pestalozzi – This restaurant specialises 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 4.80 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 15 years of age.

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CHF 6 for adults and CHF 6 for children (approximately)
  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

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 sanitiser.

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 neighbouring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These 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 that 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

Hotel Pestalozzi
Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano
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Pestalozzi Hotel Lugano
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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 that you 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 30 Sep 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano on 17 Oct 2022 start from $151, 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 sanitiser, 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 on-site 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 such as boat tours, hiking and mountain biking. Additional recreation nearby includes casino gaming. Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano also has a fitness centre.
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. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Craig C, 3-night 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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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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10/10 Exceptional

Staff was very nice. Property is simple, clean and extremely well located. If you know what you are going to get you will be very happy.
Sandro, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Irma, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Es extremadamente limpia. El desayuno muy bueno.
1-night trip
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