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Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola

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Lugano - Switzerland

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola
Viale Castagnola 31
6906 Lugano, Switzerland

The Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola is a property of immense charm, nestled within a private, subtropical park on the shores of Lake Lugano. Today’s Villa Castagnola blends the splendour of a Grand Hotel with the warmth and comfort of a private home.
The Villa is admired for its elegant atmosphere and is the ideal environment for business, at any time of the year. 72 rooms, including 33 Suites and Junior Suites, where timeless elegance alternates with modern comfort. Rooms, Junior Suites and Suites have stunning park and/or lake views, balcony, terrace or loggia.

Each of the 10 meeting rooms, with capacities up to 120 people, have an elegant décor, original artworks, park view.
Directly overlooking the park, all the rooms have large windows and are equipped with the high-tech audio/visual equipment. These includes, for example, video conference,etc…

A wide range of activities, to reinforce the team spirit, is available in house and in the surroundings. Some interesting activities are: regional wine tasting, cocktail making classes, Cooking classes with our Chefs or private boat cruises, casino evening, private museum visits.

The new Restaurant “La Rucola”, born under the motto “Fresh & Easy Dining”, offers light and delicious meals in a cosy and informal setting. The menu has been created by our Executive Chef Christian Bertogna, in charge of the Restaurant Le Relais.
In an elegant and refined setting, at Le Relais Restaurant (15 GaultMillau points) our Chef Alessandro Boleso offers a light and innovative Mediterranean cuisine – an irresistible balance of colours and delicate flavours.
The award-winning Restaurant Galleria Arté al Lago is the pride of the Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola. A unique restaurant in Ticino inside an art gallery, overlooking the waters of Lake Lugano, offering a breathtaking view. It has 16 Gault&Millau points. The lavish rooms host works of art by various artists of international renown, with themed exhibitions that change twice a year, creating an exclusive setting. Head Chef Frank Oerthle, awarded ‘newcomer chef of the year 2009‘ for Ticino, has been at the restaurant since it was opened in 2001. He translates his culinary passion into an innovative and tempting selection of dishes, with signature menus based on sea and freshwater fish.


  • 24h room service
  • AV support on site
  • Air-conditioning in hotel rooms
  • Air-conditioning in meeting facilities
  • Bar
  • Business centre
  • Car accessible to meeting room
  • Car parking
  • Concierge
  • Disabled fac
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Gym
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Onsite catering
  • Outdoor gastronomy
  • Pool indoor
  • Pool outdoor
  • Security staff onsite
  • Shuttle service
  • Spa
  • Terrace
  • Translation booths in plenary
  • VIP service
  • Video conferencing

Additional Details

Type Single Room Rate incl. Breakfast Double Room Rate incl. Breakfast Full day meeting package Half day meeting package 3 course dinner 4 course dinner Gala dinner Wine package 1 hour open bar
Minimum € 390,00 € 490,00 € 120,00 € 100,00 € 95,00 € 110,00 € 110,00
Maximum € 410,00 € 550,00 € 120,00 € 100,00 € 105,00 € 125,00 € 145,00
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Meeting Capacities


Total m2 Ceiling
Wifi Daylight Theatre Classroom Dinner Cabaret Reception Board U Shape
Sala Bridge 34 yes yes
Sala Carlotta 20 yes yes
Sala Colonne 55 yes yes
Sala delle Palme 155 4.1 yes yes 110 70 80 100 100 44 40
Sala Kvium 20 yes yes
Sala Letizia 52 yes yes
Sala Ottavia 18 yes yes
Sala Pavillon 98 3.6 yes yes 60 42 50 70 30 26
Salone Arté al Lago 164 3.2 no no 70
Salone Camino 126 yes yes


Viale Castagnola 31, 6906 Lugano, Switzerland


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