Villa Principe Leopoldo

Lugano, Switzerland


The Essentials

  • pool, spa area, restaurant
  • Hotel Type: Spa, Romantic, Luxury, 5 star, Vineyard
  • Hotel size (number of rooms): 37
  • Check-in: 15:00 o'clock | Check-out: 11:00 o'clock
  • Spoken languages in the hotel: English, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish


  • Free shuttle bus from/to the city centre at scheduled times.
  • The Piano Bar Principe offers, along tasty specialties of the chef Dario Ranzaanda wide selection of cocktails, live music every night
  • Guests who book a room at the Villa will receive free 2 hours Private Spa Suite Sangi.

Good to know

  • Doublerooms are in the modern adjoining builing, only Junior Suites are in the villa.
  • Reservations for the Gourmet Restaurant Principe Leopoldo and treatments at the exclusive Kiso SPA to be preferably made in advance prior to arrival.
  • Half board is served in Restaurant Café Leopoldo and includes a 3-course meal, a bottle of water, wine and coffee.
  • The hotel is non-smoking only.


wireless LAN
free of charge, WLAN in rooms, WLAN in lobby
air conditioning
in all rooms
night porter
non-smoking building
entire hotel incl. lobby
valet service, garage / covered parking, parking spaces
breakfast served on terrace, sunbeds, mountain views, valley views, lake views, nature views, old town views, city center views
laundry service
garden / outside area
sunbathing area
tanning bed
For a fee
restaurant Principe Leopoldo
restaurant Bar
24 hour reception
evening entertainment
Free of charge
tour and excursion bookings
events service
room service
sewing / ironing service
Free of charge
shuttle service
airport shuttle (For a fee)
jacuzzi, outdoor pool


Via Montalbano 5A
6900 Lugano
Ticino, Switzerland
district / neighborhood Collina d'Oro
distance to water 500 m
2 km (A2)
train station
2 km (Stazine Lugano)
5 km (Lugano Agno)
trade fair center
3 km (Palazzo dei Congressi Lugano)
nearest city
70 km (Milan)
nightlife district
2 km (Lugano)
swimming bay
3 km (Lido di Lugano)
1.5 km (San Salvatore)
boat dock
2 km (Lake Lugano)
2 km (Via Nasa Lugano)
outdoor pool
(2 on property)
golf course
7 km (Golf Club Magliaso)
historic district
2 km (Lugano Old Town)
tourist sights
2.5 km (Monte Bré)
city center
2 km (Lugano)
(on property)
winter sports resort
184 km (St. Moritz)

Hotel description

The picturesque town of Lugano, at Lake Lugano in Switzerland, has an almost Italian feel to it. On the “Golden Hill” of this famous small town in Switzerland, which is home to affluent families and a former residence of inspirational artists like Hermann Hesse, Prince Frederick Leopold once built himself a summer residence. Enjoy the unique and exclusive atmosphere of this wonderful mansion, as it now welcomes guests from all over the world as the magical 5 star Hotel Principe Leopoldo Hotel & SPA. The elegant villa, with its views over the three impressive mountains surrounding Lugano and its proximity to the lake, attracts guests with its excellent cuisine from Italy and Switzerland, a pool, event rooms, romantic winter garden and atmospheric evening salon music.
The Villa Principe Leopoldo & Residence
The glorious Villa Principe Leopoldo & Residence in Switzerland is situated just 2km from the banks of Lake Lugano, high up, with views over the two mountains, Monte Bré and Monte San Salvatore. The classically elegant 5 star hotel in Lugano is surrounded by a pretty flower garden and prestigious forecourt. Columned halls, marble floors, luxurious comfy furniture and old paintings are reminiscent of the ostentatious lifestyle of the Swiss nobility. This historic hotel in Lugano has five banquet rooms, which can be rented for weddings, celebratory meals and conferences. As a discerning conference hotel in Switzerland, the Villa Principe Leopoldo & Residence offers audio visual equipment as well as simultaneous translators. In the garden of the Villa there are loungers, a large panoramic terrace with lake views and a heated swimming pool.
Wining and dining!
An atmospheric ambience is of real importance in the Villa Principe Leopoldo & Residence: the fine gourmet restaurant with views over Lake Lugano, along with wonderful silk wallpaper, marble floors and Swiss-Italian cuisine, ensure culinary enjoyment in stylish surroundings. In the romantic winter garden at this 5 star hotel in Lugano a generous breakfast buffet is laid out and lunches are served. The Café Leopoldo in the Residence is a comfortable meeting place.
Musical highlights
The Bar del Principe, with its green comfy armchairs, panoramic terrace and excellent cocktail menu, offers relaxation in the evening. A real highlight is the live music at the black salon grand piano. Pianists and singers give their best every evening for the guests of this small luxury hotel!
The rooms
The Villa Principe Leopoldo has 75 rooms and suites, which are housed either in the Villa or in the adjoining Residence. The air-conditioned spacious rooms have a living area and sleeping area, wonderful textiles, elegant bathrooms and modern facilities. The junior suites in the Villa Principe Leopoldo & Residence have a terrace with lake views.
The 5 star luxury hotel in Lugano has a table tennis table and tennis court and rents out boats, bikes and cars. The harbor, swimmers’ bay and old town are only a few minutes away on foot.

Frequently asked questions

Yes, the hotel provides free parking facilities for its guests: Parking space

There is free Wi-Fi in all rooms.

The following pools are available onsite: whirlpool and outdoor pool

The hotel has the following restaurants: Principe Leopoldo and Bar

The hotel has 37 rooms in total.

Check-in: 15:00 o'clock | Check-out: 11:00 o'clock

Yes, breakfast is offered: breakfast on the terrace

The hotel is suitable for the whole family and also offers activities for children. These include, for example child care

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