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Villa Principe Leopoldo

Villa Principe Leopoldo

Villa Principe Leopoldo is a luxury hotel located in Lugano, Switzerland. It is known for its beautiful hilltop location overlooking the beautiful Lake Lugano and surrounding mountains. The villa was originally built in the 19th century as a residence for a noble family and was later converted into this luxury resort.

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8 deluxe junior suite



The hotel is open all year round.


37 suites.


Check-in is from 3PM. You can check out until 11AM.


From 600 euros.


  • Tourist tax is CHF 6.2 per day.
  • An extra bed is CHF 120 per day.
  • Pets are allowed at CHF 50 per day.


The Villa owes its name to the Prince of Prussia and cavalry general Frederick Leopold, who chose it as his summer residence. The hotel has its own wine, Rosso del Principe, made from Merlot and Cabernet grapes from the vineyard on the Villa's estate.

About the rooms

You can choose from 37 large suites decorated with attention to detail. The light-filled rooms feature beautiful furniture and marble bathrooms. From the terrace you can overlook the garden or the lake and enjoy peace and quiet. You have the luxury of choosing between different pillows so you sleep like a rose here.

Our favourite room

The Deluxe One bedroom suite is our favourite because of its 60 square metres, separate sleeping area and living room with a large terrace overlooking the park and lake.

Enjoy a refreshing swim

Between April and November you can relax by the heated outdoor pool. In the spa, enjoy the indoor pool all year round.

Work out and wind down

Unwind at the DOT Spa, which includes a sauna and steam bath. Here you can opt for various beauty treatments or beneficial massages. Sports enthusiasts can go to the gym where personal coaches are available. There are two tennis courts where you can take tennis lessons.


Children of all ages are welcome here.

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Food & Drink

top table

Choose a table by the window where you'll be treated to stunning views of the lake and mountains during lunch and dinner.

dress code

A casual outfit will do here.

Take a seat at your table covered in linen, silver and crystal and be bowled over by delicious local and Swiss dishes. Chef Cristian Moreschi conjures up the best meals on your plate here. Bar Principe offers snacks, tasty cocktails and live music.

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Lugano city centre is a 2-minute walk from Villa Principe Leopoldo. Its location near the Italian border means that Lake Maggiore, Lake Como and Lake Lugano are never far away. Cities such as Locarno and Ascona are 45 kilometres away and Milan 75 kilometres away and easily accessible by car.

Are you travelling by plane?

The nearest airports are Milan Malpensa at 77 km and Milan Linate at 93 km.


A transfer is available to and from Milan Malpensa at CHF 150 each way.

Do you have a (rental) car?

Private parking is available outside or in the garage where you can park at CHF 25 per day.

Caractère review

This former residence is a unique icon on Lake Lugano that should not be missing from your planning when touring Switzerland. The hotel is beautifully situated on a hill, making the view of the mountains and the lake a fantastic backdrop. Discreet luxury in a classic style, typical of the region, let you experience the history of this location like no other.

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