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International Au Lac - Lugano, Switzerland 3 star hotel

Address: Via Nassa 68, Lugano, Switzerland, Lugano, 6901 (show map)
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Hotel International au Lac is 3 star hotel with 80 rooms and the facilities of Family Rooms and Bar. Hotel International au Lac has 4.10 mark for overall hotel rating at TripTake. (4.30 for Location, 3.50 for Rooms, 4.10 for Service, 4.10 for Value). The hotel is recommended for Family with children. This is a budget hotel with the rates from 111 USD to 196 USD. Hotel International au Lac is one of the recommended hotels from 100 USD to 200 USD.
International Au Lac details: 

Family tradition since 1906 it is the right hotel for holidays or for business stays and the only one on the lake promenade in the centre of Lugano with own indoor parking; restaurant; meeting room; garden with swimming pool and terrace; WiFi Internet hot spot; Internet workstation and Ethernet connection for notebook computers are available free of charge at the lobby bar. The hotel has parking at an additional charge and subject to availability. Meeting and conference facilities available for up to 50 people. Additional information; Children age 6 and under stay free in the room with parents and in existing bedding only in Twin Standard Room. Children age 7-14 pay CHF 20 per night for additional bed in parents Twin Standard Room. Children over this age will be considered an adult. The hotel reserves the right in case the credit card should not be sufficiently covered to release the reservation at 6pm on the day of arrival and to sell the room to other customers or to cancel any reservation with an invalid or incomplete credit card number.

All our rooms have bathroom with bathtub or shower and hairdryer and are equipped with air conditioned, color TV, safety box, Internet ( subject to charge) and direct dial telephone.

The Hotel International au Lac, 100-year family tradition since 1906, is the right hotel for holidays as well as for business stays. It is the only hotel on the lake promenade in the centre of Lugano, with it's own indoor parking, restaurant, meeting rooms, garden with swimming-pool and terrace. Historic hotel with honor - The ICOMOS jury has granted our hotel this eminent UNESCO award.

In the hotel's restaurant, chef?s daily specials, light meals and nice ?Merlot del Ticino? wines are served for lunch and dinner.

This is a large, traditional building.


International Au Lac Map
Via Nassa is one of Lugano’s historical streets featuring elegant shops.

You can choose among 30 different cruises on Lake Lugano (pier is 5 minutes' walk from the hotel).

Within a 10-minute walk you can reach the Ciani park overlooking the shore of Lake Lugano. This is the city’s green lung and a quiet place for relaxing walks.

The Santa Maria degli Angeli church dating from 1515 with the famous fresco of Bernardino Luini is located just next to the hotel.

The Lugano casino is just a pleasant walk along the lake away.


Our rooms are provided with TV, radio, safe and direct dial telephone; the bathrooms with bath/shower, WC and hair drier.


General: Parking (fee required), Safety Deposit Box, Garage, Premium bedding, Restaurant, Mini-Bar, Internet Access, Individually decorated, Pets Allowed, Rollaway Beds, Parking, Pets Allowed (limited amount), Hair dryer, Bellboy, Kettle, Heating, AM/FM Alarm Clock, Designated Smoking Area, Room Toiletries, Bar, Housekeeping, Wardrobe, 24-Hour Front Desk, Luggage Storage, Bathrobes, In-Room Safe, Cable/satellite television, Garden, Sitting Area, Dressing Area, Wi-Fi in public areas, Late Check-In/Check-Out, Terrace, LCD TV, Beach umbrellas, Non-Smoking Rooms, All Public and Private Spaces Non-Smoking, Private Bathroom, Meeting Room, Garden furniture, Business services, Secure parking, Family Rooms, Air Conditioning, Lobby, Private parking, Children Welcome, Tea & Coffee Facilities, Cribs Available, Telephone, Bidet, Individual air conditioning, Television, Bed and Breakfast, Elevator, Multilingual Staff, Snack Bar, Business corner, Pet amenities available
Activities: Children's Playground, Table Tennis, Library, Swimming Pool, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Sun terrace, Game Room, LeisureTVRoom
Services: Concierge, Wake up service, Newspaper service, Room Service, Tours/ticket assistance, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Buffet, Fax/Photocopying, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN, Laundry, Free Wi-Fi, Seasonal outdoor pool, Breakfast in the Room, Chaise lounges, Ironing Service, Towels
Location: Business Center, Coffee Shop
Air Conditioning: In Room Air Conditioning
Parking: Parking On Request
Room Amenities: Free Wi-Fi in Rooms, Carpeted Floor, Parquet floor, Wi-Fi in rooms


The chef’s daily special, light meals and great Merlot del Ticino wines are served for lunch and dinner. The restaurant is open daily from 12:00 to 13:30 and from 19:00 to 20:30.

The Blues Bar offers a quiet setting in the late afternoon or after dinner. It is open daily from 15:00 to midnight.

Hotel policies

If cancelled up to 1 day before the date of arrival, no fee will be charged.
If cancelled later, the first night will be charged.
In case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.
All children are welcome.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing bedding.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge for cots.
All older children or adults are charged CHF 40 per night per person for extra beds.
No deposit will be charged.
Extra charges
3.8 % VAT is included.
Service charge is not applicable.
CHF 2 city/tourist tax per person per night is not included.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 20 per day.
Buffet breakfast is included in the room rate.
Wi-fi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Wi-fi is available in the hotel rooms and charges are applicable.
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

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