Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola, Lugano, is a five-star property, located within a subtropical park, and member of Small Luxury Hotels. It was built in 1880 by a Russian noble family to be their winter residence, before being bought by a Swiss family in 1885 and transformed into a renowned hotel.
Rooms and suites for an elegant stay
The hotel offers 74 rooms, of exceptional charm, individually styled, with stunning park and/or lake views, balcony, terrace or loggia. All rooms, of which 32 are Junior Suites and Suites, have individual air-conditioning, and provide the most modern comforts.
Three Restaurants for your dining experience
Visiting La Rucola, Le Relais or Gallery Arté al Lago, means basking in the delicious Mediterranean-inspired dishes prepared by our Chefs, made with only the freshest seasonal ingredients. Silent and intense symphony for your palate.
La Rucola, born under the motto “Fresh & Easy Dining”, offers light and delicious meals in a cosy and informal setting.
Le Relais – 14 points GaultMillau: In an elegant setting, our Chef Christian Bertogna, offers a light and innovative Mediterranean cuisine, a balance between colours and delicate flavours that you won’t forget. During the warm season, dinner is served on the outdoor terrace, overlooking the garden and the lake. Restaurant Gallery Arté is the only 1 Michelin Starred Restaurant in Lugano. A theme restaurant inside an art gallery, it offers a magnificent and unique view over the gulf of Lugano as well as a dainty cuisine. Signature dishes of our Executive Chef Frank Oerthle are entirely new and original. The menu stands out for sweetwater and sea food specialties.
The Hotel bar Le Bar, renowned as much for its rich, opulent interior as for its menu of new and classic cocktails also has live piano music.
Live the moment
Wellness Area, which offers a heated indoor pool that opens onto a large garden with sunbeds, a Fitness room, Sauna & Bio-Sauna, Calidarium & Steam bath and a Hydropool, a clay tennis court, a private lakeside terrace, the Clarins Beauty Corner, which provides a wide range of massages and body treatments & the Danilo Hairstyling hair salon.
A unique space for creative minds
Each of our 10 meeting rooms, with seating capacity of up to 120 people, have an elegant décor, original artworks, direct daylight with large windows overlooking the park, and are equipped with high-tech audio/visual equipment. “The” place for distinguished presentations, outstanding events, private meetings or conferences that will be organized for you with the utmost professionalism and discretion.
Phone: +41 91 973 25 55
Fax: +41 91 973 25 50