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International Au Lac

Via Nassa 68, 6900 Lugano, Ticino

+41 91 922 75 41

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About International Au Lac, Lugano

Value for money

You can enjoy a lake view from your guest room while staying at the International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel. It is located on the lakefront in the city center near several shopping destinations. The hotel offers a swimming pool and garden for relaxation, as well as underground parking, and a morning breakfast buffet. The International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel was built in 1906 and has been a charming source of lodging ever since. The family-run establishment has chic guest rooms with free wireless Internet. It’s also right near public transportation so you can reach other areas of the city. If you’re coming with children, there are many activities for them like go-karts, giant chess, table football, and table tennis. With 80 guest rooms and suites ranging from single classic rooms to family junior suites with kitchenettes, you’re sure to find the room that fits your lifestyle. Every room comes with a desk so you can get some work done, as well as a flat-screen television and radio for entertainment. You will have a private bathroom with a hairdryer and hospitality products. The International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel offers the Blues Bar, which serves snacks and drinks in the evening. The lobby bar also offers light meals without leaving the hotel. You can reach La Tinera, Addis Ristorante & Pizzeria, and Ristorante Grand Café Al Porto near the hotel. When you take time to explore the area, consider visiting Lake Lugano or viewing Monte Bre. Parco Villa Florida is another excellent spot to take in the outdoor environment away from the hotel.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee shop
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Internet
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe
  • Cleaning products

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • 24/7 concierge
  • Bottle of water


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional bathroom
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Family rooms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Lake view
  • Landmark view
  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchenette
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining area

Accessibility and suitability

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony

Family friendly

  • Kid-friendly
  • Cribs available
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Playground
  • Swimming pool toys


  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Continental breakfast
  • Coffee shop
  • Dining table


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Private parking
  • Secured parking


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service


  • Infinity pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels

Things to do

  • Game room
  • Table tennis

Places of interest near International Au Lac

Attractions in Lugano, Switzerland curated by momondo

International Au Lac location: Via Nassa 68, 6900 Lugano, Ticino

Restaurants and Cafés

Conte Davì0.5 mi
Samurai Restaurant / Fusion & Cocktails1.0 mi

International Au Lac Reviews

GreatBased on 1064 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "good location, outstanding staff." (in 88 reviews)
  • Breakfast with good choice. (in 70 reviews)
  • Super friendly and helpful staff (in 60 reviews)
Cons -
  • Room was very small and outdated. (in 22 reviews)
  • Lake view from the room (in 22 reviews)
  • Hotel décor is a bit dated in rooms. (in 2 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There are 1.9 mi between Lugano and International Au Lac. The drive to and from the airport should be about 5min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • With parking available at International Au Lac, you could always rent a car for as low as $62/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Lugano. A very popular option for travelers staying at International Au Lac would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Lugano directly to the hotel.

  • Pets are allowed at International Au Lac.

  • If you are staying at International Au Lac, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Lugano specifically look for hotels with a pool. International Au Lac may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • Getting to Lugano city center should be easy enough, as it is just 0.3 mi away from International Au Lac. In Lugano city center you will find Palazzo dei Congressi, along with many other popular sights and things to do.

  • The best contact number for International Au Lac is +41 91 922 75 41.

  • Yes, International Au Lac has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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