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: Hotel Socrate is located on the Italian / Swiss border of Lavena Ponte Tresa on Lake Lugano.The location is unique, it takes a few dozen steps on the beautiful promenade of the lake to cross the border and go shopping in Lavena Ponte Tresa and reach one of the many bars and cafes of the town.L 'Hotel consists of 17 double rooms, 4 triple rooms and 3 single rooms.From most of the rooms, you can enjoy the relaxing view of the lake. A view of effect that will allow you to admire the sunrise from the Swiss mountains.The restaurant Hotel Socrate is composed of two rooms .The outer room , a veranda , where you can enjoy a relaxing view of Lake Lugano, is used only in the summer and has a capacity of about 150 seats.The indoor dining room has been obtained from the restoration of an ancient grotto , the architect has chosen to maintain the original appearance , large arches , exposed brick , a location of romantic tones . the Menu The fish, always fresh , is definitely our specialty, in fact, our grilled Mediterranean dishes served directly on the grill are one of the most popular dishes and appreciated by our customers.The showcase of the fish is always very well stocked and we give the opportunity to the customer to choose directly between sea bream , sea bass , turbot , lobster , crab and so on.The meats are carefully selected by our chef , the cuts allow us to serve abundant mixed grilled fillets , accompanied by sauces (i.e. the famous truffle cream).The pizzas: we have more than 40 varieties of pizzas that are baked in our wood-burning oven.
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

On 25/9/18 we arrived at the hotel for a short stay in a trip to Switzerland with the children and friends. The location of the hotel is amazing right on the lake Lago on the border of Switzerland Italy The price per night was really...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Gil O
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Stayed here last nite. Wonderful lake view made it worth it. Room was clean but very dated....like out of the 70s. If you want breakfast, you must let them know the night before. I assume this is because they don't want to "over prepare" too...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I stayed there with my two girls (8 and 12) and although the walls were very thin and the windows were thin, so we heard the noise from the street, we got up with the typical sound of the 'campanile' (the bells from the Italian...More

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank Désirée T
Reviewed 27 August 2015

I used this hotel because my business colleague stayed at the same hotel, so I booked from Booking.com, using American Express and I thought I prepaid because all hotels in the area was fully booked. However, I managed to find another hotel, but could not...More

Date of stay: August 2015
1  Thank mrolandsen
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Very unfriendly staff at the reception. Lady was in a bad mood, slammed doors. Not really cleean rooms. Room rate was directly taken from the credit card without asking. Never again. Shower very small. Hot water not all the time. Roomdoor difficult to open.

Date of stay: February 2015
3  Thank DIASP
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"Ask for a good room, preferably overlooking the lake."
4 Jul 2014
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"Take the red train to lugano, and a boat back, or the other way around!"
24 Jun 2013
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US$79 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ItalyLombardyProvince of VareseLavena Ponte Tresa
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