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Park Hotel Principe

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Over the centuries Ticino has always succeeded in uniting Art and Nature, but few places have grasped the profundity of these ties and thereto moulded an entire landscape as Collina d'Oro, a well-known municipality of Lugano. This exclusive setting provides the backdrop for Park Hotel Principe, which is surrounded by woods that offer an extravaganza of multiple colours and perfumes in every season. An ideal destination for families and young adults and for anyone who enjoys being at one with nature, outdoor sports, bike trips or walking - from dawn to dusk in one of the most beautiful corners of Switzerland. The go-to place for anyone who feels the need to get away from the stress of the city and day-to-day life at any time of the year. Park Hotel Principe is the best place for recharging your batteries. It is also the preferred choice of those who travel in the company of their four-legged friends. Park Hotel Principe's 38 guestrooms are all pet-friendly and are filled with light, spacious and have a large balcony or garden. The gold-and-blue Classic Rooms or the Modern Rooms, in warm earthy colours, have views of the grounds and the large swimming pool or of the woods and Villa Principe Leopoldo's own vineyard. Each room offers all the usual hospitality amenities, plus the W-LAN codes necessary for free Web browsing. Restaurant Cafe Leopoldo welcomes guests from the 1st May to the 31st September and offers the choice of dining inside, in an attractive frescoed room, or outdoors under the gazebo next to the lawn surrounding the beautiful open-air swimming pool. The sumptuous, sweet and savoury breakfast buffet and the varied lunch and dinner menus are served by the unfailingly attentive, helpful and smiling staff. An "after hours" menu is also available to satisfy any requests and, above all, to make guests feel at home. Sport A fully-equipped fitness suite, open all day, is available for guests who prefer to workout on their own. However, those who prefer a tailor-made fitness regime can ask for personal trainer Frank Giordano, an expert guide for outdoor activities or for gentler yoga or Pilates sessions. The tennis court is available for booking in fine weather, plus a tennis coach for adults, teens and children. The swimming pool is open all day and qualified lifeguards are in attendance. Only ten minutes by car separate the hotel from Italian-Switzerland's oldest golf club. Founded in 1923, the club boasts an 18-hole course of over 5,657 metres surrounded by birch trees, oaks and umbrella pines. It is considered an extremely difficult course because of the numerous water hazards and the rather narrow fairways. Twenty other golf courses in Ticino or Lombardy are all within an hour's distance. Leisure Just a few minutes by car from Lugano's old town centre, the hotel is the ideal base for exploring the area. The numerous leisure trails include an interesting walk focused on Hermann Hesse, who chose Collina d'Oro as his residence when he lived in Switzerland. The route touches on the places that were particularly dear to the poet and ends at the Hermann Hesse house museum, the only Swiss museum devoted to him. In less than 60 minutes by car you can be in Milan, the fashion capital. Or if you prefer to stay in Ticino the nearby Fox Town Outlet Center in Mendrisio offers the top labels at the best prices. Families will have a lot of fun at the enormous Splash & Spa water park at the foot of Monte Tamaro. The thrilling water chutes and the large, luxurious spa mean the park is a paradise for children and adults alike.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Grade: 70 out of 100
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When we booked the Park Hotel Principe we were well aware that the luxury (and more expensive) sister property with the gorgeous views of the lake was located right next door. We opted for the best of both worlds actually, by enjoying a wonderful spacious, but slightly outdated,
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Response from Barbara_Gibellini, General Manager at Park Hotel Principe
Responded 29 Sep 2018
Dear Mr Rinse W thank you so much for your amazing review on Tripadvisor, but moreover for choosing our Hotel during your stay in Lugano. We are extremely happy you could catch the essence of both our Hotels. We Emphasize the opportunity for the guest to choose what they prefer between a wider selection of different choices of food & beverage services and entertainment. Thank you for your note about the staff and their attitude, as well as the clear description of our swimming pool, garden and shuttle service. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in Ticino, Our best regards
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The park principe is very charming in decor. Very roman in design look n feel. Spacious rooms. Friendly and helpful staff. My only suggestion would be to please have a better shuttle service. While it’s around the centre of Lugano it’s on a hill that’s pretty steep and NO
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Response from Barbara_Gibellini, General Manager at Park Hotel Principe
Responded 11 Jul 2018
Dear Sankap, thank you for choosing our Park HOtel Principe for your visit to Lugano and for dedicating time to review your experience on Tripadvisor, We are frustrated for the mediocre vote and sorry that your stay was not completely satisfactory. We thank you for your advise on which we will make some considerations, to improve our guest's experience. In the meantime we wish you all the best looking forward to welcome you back in Lugano
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The problem with this hotel is that it is opposite its sister hotel Villa Principe Leonardo and like some siblings it can't get over the fact that its rival is better and more glamorous. It would be fine if they accept the fact that its sister is five-stars and it is not but it
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We stayed three nights in this twin hotel of Villa Principe. It is not as glamorous and ad exquisitely situated as the Villa but it does offer all ingredients for a comfortable stay. The rooms are spacious with airco, a large flat screen TV and roller blinds. The bathroom is not
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Response from Barbara_Gibellini, General Manager at Park Hotel Principe
Responded 4 Jul 2018
Dear valued guest Sosofar thank you for choosing Park Hotel Principe during your visit to Lugano, and for sharing your nice review on Tripadvisor. We thank you especially for your positive comment about our staff and style. we are looking forward to welcome you back in the future
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this is the title brother of Principe Leopoldo hotel, but i do think its a very nice place for a long stay in Lugano. the rooms are spacious, with a big window that face a very nice garden with a swimming pool. birds wake you in the morning. its so relaxing and quiet. the bed is
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Response from Barbara_Gibellini, General Manager at Park Hotel Principe
Responded 4 Jul 2018
Dear Mr Medelstein we do love our Park Hotel Principe and we think as well that it's the perfect place for a long stay, for a romantic getaway, or a long week end in the relaxing green park around! we really thank you for your lovely comment and more over for confirming your preference to us every time you visit Lugano! Looking forward to welcome you back My best regards
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Dear SAllyVE I can confirm you that all the rooms offer to the guest the Kettle with a kit of coffee and tea. Thanks Barbara
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"Pool side rooms offer some glimpse views of the lower Alps"
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"Ground and first floor has balcony"
PRICE RANGE
US$163 - US$335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
SwitzerlandSwiss AlpsCanton of TicinoLugano
NUMBER OF ROOMS
38
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