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Hotel Federale

Overview
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
About
Description
Family run since 1923, located near train station and bus terminal to Tirano, Milano, Bernina Express and Palm Express. Single, double, triple, four bedded rooms and familiy rooms with connecting door as well. More Restaurant with terrace. Underground parking (for a fee). Free WiFi. In old city center of Lugano, but on a hill. Free Ticino Ticket for all guest staying with us for at least 1 night. Ticino Ticket allows for free transportation on all public transport (busses and trains) in the whole region of Canton Ticino and 30% discount on mountain rides and touristic attractions. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Free Parking
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
47
Price range
US$137 - US$240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Minotel
Also Known As
Minotel Hotel Federale
,
Minotel Hotel Lugano
,
Minotel Lugano
,
Lugano Minotel
Location
Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lugano
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Reviews & more
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357Photos
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42Room tips
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On my way from Milan to Zürich, I missed the last connection in Lugano, so had to quickly get a hotel and Hotel Federale was just outside the train station. I arrived very late at night and obviously without reservation, but Paolo, the night concierge that day, was very friendly
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Just a couple of minutes from the train station and a short stroll into town, this is a comfy hotel with friendly staff. Stayed here by myself on a business trip. The single room was spacious, had 2 single beds and was very clean. Breakfast offers a variety of cultural delights f
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We stayed here after arriving by bus from Tarion, Italy. It was just a short downhill walk from the station to the hotel. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good and we were able to sit outside in the garden in a nice peaceful spot. We only stayed one night but h
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Response from RGalliker, Owner at Hotel Federale
Responded 19 Oct 2018
Dear Greg S thank you very much for having stayed at our Hotel Federale in Lugano and for your time in writing a review here on Tripadvisor. We are happy to read that we were able to meet your expectations and also that you liked Lugano and its center. We are indeed, just a few steps away from it. We hope we will some day be able to welcoming you back to our region, and would be very happy if we will then be able to greeting you again at our Hotel Federale. With kindest regards Roland Galliker and staff
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Hotel Federale, Lugano.

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For those of you who have yet to discover the beauty of Lugano, then ask yourselves: WHAT are you waiting for?! Lugano, with its Italian charm, perfect form, and aesthetic appeal, could easily be mistaken for for a movie set for a rom-com. The c
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Response from RGalliker, Owner at Hotel Federale
Responded 13 Oct 2018
Dear MayfairHotelier thank you so very much for your extensive review of our Hotel Federale in Lugano. I do not know how to answer, so just a great thank you to our staff who made your stay so nice and we hope to welcome you again in Lugano. With kindest regards Roland Galliker and staff
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We stayed at this great hotel for two nights in September. Easy short walk from the station and we received a wonderful welcome. The hotel has been owned by the same family since the 1920s, which is evident by the high level of personal care provided to guests. Everything about t
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Response from RGalliker, Owner at Hotel Federale
Responded 2 Oct 2018
Dear Willie A thank you very much for having stayed at our Hotel Federale in Lugano. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your time and that we could meet your expectations. I will pass on your compliments to our staff and we all look forward to welcoming you back to Lugano on your next trip to Switzerland. With kindest regards Roland Galliker and staff
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The Superior Twin Room at the Hotel Federale
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Triple room with bathtub, balcony, aircond
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We will be driving from UK, what parking is available at the venue and can spaces be reserved to guarantee a space? Tony.
Dear Tony, Thank you for your question. We have underground parking, just around the corner of the hotel, in the main building. Parking costs CHF 20.00 per car per night or CHF 29.00 for electrical and plug-in hybrid cars including charing of batteries. Garage entrance is 2.70 meters large and 2.20 meters high. When reserving your room, please add where it is possible to make comments that you would like a parking space. Hoping we could be of service, we look forward to welcoming you to Lugano. Please book direct on our website for best prices. Kindest regards Roland Galliker
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"Rooms with balcony are lovely"
"The hotel is located within a very quiet area of the city so all rooms are probable acceptable."
"Higher floors facing the lake have a great view."
"I think this is a quiet hotel If you are located so you can look towards the lake, then I think the view is really great."
"Sixth floor rooms with views are definitely worth the small extra cost"
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