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    Calipso Hotel

    Via delle Scuole 3 | Paradiso, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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    • Excellent4%
    • Very good18%
    • Average37%
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    31 Oct 2016
    “Perfect weekend”
    11 Aug 2015
    “If you're on a budget it's OK...just.”
    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 29 reviews

    Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

    Very clean room, king size bed ! They change the towels every day. The bathroom was perfect . Everything was new. Quiet neighborhood. The only problem but not a big deal was the distance from the city center. We had our car so it wasnt...More

    Thank Agapi G
    Reviewed 11 August 2015

    The hotel's advertising is a little misleading, but we were on a budget and just about put up with it for the two nights we were there. Once you get around the building site and navigate your way to the reception, you'll find a very...More

    Thank rclembo
    Reviewed 7 August 2015

    It's a basic hotel in the center of Paradiso. Pros; Near the shops, restaurants and the lake Cheap Rate Bathroom is OK Cons; No hotel parking (Under construction) Rooms (or what we took) didn't have aircontioning Noises from the construction site can be heard from...More

    Thank Evita_Neuschwander
    Reviewed 21 June 2015

    Horrible hotel - more of a hostel. Nothing what was advertised. We checked in late and the only person on front desk was a janitor who did not know a word of english. NO air-conditioning and the bathroom was leaky - the room smelled stable...More

    Thank Asherasherasher
    Reviewed 3 August 2014

    The hotel is just several blocks away from the lakeside. The price is quite low comparing to the neighbor hotels and the room is, however, surprisingly clean and tidy. The stuff is very friendly and helpful as well. The drawbacks are that there is not...More

    2  Thank Beanprince
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms on the top floors (We had 5th floor) can give you the best view of the town."
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    "you can do better for the same amount of $ SPENT."
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    "Rooms on the two small sides, the front and the back, have a balcony."
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    "There's only one elevator, and it went out of service after our first night. If you're inclined to..."
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