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.
All our rooms have bathroom with bathtub or shower and hairdryer and are equipped with color TV, safety box, Internet and direct dial telephone. ALL ROOMS ARE AIR-CONDITIONED.
In the hotel's restaurant, chef’s daily specials, light meals and nice „Merlot del Ticino“ wines are served for lunch and dinner.
Since 1999 the „Blues Bar“ offers a quiet setting in the late afternoon or after dinner for a quiet sip.
"Granito" a modern conference room with day-light (55sqm) is the ideal place for your meetings, presentations and exhibitions.
An Internet workstation and WiFi/W-Lan Internet are accessible free of charge at the Lobby-Bar. WiFi Internet in the rooms is available and is subject to charge.
The hotel is located on the lake promenade in the heart of the historical and shopping district of Lugano and is accessible as follows:
- National Highway 'A2' Basel-St.Gottard-Chiasso
- Exit Lugano-Sud
- Follow direction 'Lugano-Lago' and 'Lugano-centro'
- Once on the lake-side road, you will find us on your left-hand-side after the round-
Lugano railway station
(distance from the hotel 800 mr. = about 10 minutes walk)
at the train station, take the "funicolare" (cable-car) to reach Piazza Cioccaro in the
city-centre, turn right along Via Pessina into Via Nassa, follow this street till the south
end (Piazza Luini).
- Lugano-Agno (10km)
- Zurich (220km)
- Milano-Malpensa, Italy (70km)
- Milano-Linate, Italy (90 km)
Exhibition and Congress Centres are a five minutes walk away.