For more budget-friendly hotel options in Lugano, try Hotel Atlantico or Hotel Locanda Castagnola. To stay in a hostel close to Franklin University, book a room at Hotel&Hostel Montarina with rates from 116US$ per night.
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Convenience of staying in hotels downtown
A balanced option in the heart of Lugano is Hotel Nassa Garni, which features a sun terrace and a sundeck. Maraini Resort is situated right in the heart of the downtown and is less than 5 minutes on foot from Ristorante-Pizzeria ABC restaurant, which invites you to try Italian and Mediterranean food. If you're visiting Lugano, it's perfect to stay in Lugano City-Centre district, which houses 9 hotels, such as Splendori Suite or Lugano Dante Swiss Quality Hotel.
Foodies should consider staying in hotels such as Ceresio, which is a 3-star hotel situated near Teologia as well as amidst a plethora of restaurants, like Business Break Pub. Many of Lugano's top attractions, such as Franklin University is within walking distance of Splendide Royal that offers rates from 262US$ and features a sauna, an indoor swimming pool and a Jacuzzi.
Luxury and boutique accommodation in Lugano
Travelers in search of a touch of luxury, should think of one of the 18 upscale hotels, such as The View Lugano, which features an outdoor swimming pool, a sauna and a golf course as well as views of the lake. Swiss Diamond is a 5-star boutique hotel, which has breathtaking views of Lake Lugano, Alps and Swiss Alps and also has a casino, a sauna and an indoor swimming pool. Chain hotels include the 5-star Grand Hotel Eden, with fantastic features including a casino, a health club and a golf course.
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San Carlo Garni apartment is settled within walking distance of Franklin University and a 10-minute walk away from the very center of Lugano. Villa Sassalto is a great B&B with views of the lake, situated within a short walk of Chiesa di San Nicolao della Flue. If you're traveling on business and looking for hotels in Lugano near the center, consider staying at Hotel Villa Selva next to Citadella. Tresa Bay Hotel is a resort hotel situated next to Golf Club and has views of Alps, Swiss Alps and Lake Lugano.