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Hotel Montarina (Hotel & Hostel)

Via Montarina 1, CH - 6900 Lugano.
Tel. +41 91 966 72 72
Fax. +41 91 966 00 17

Montarina Hostel is ideally located close to the very centre of Lugano City. From its location it is just a few minutes walk to the train station, a leisurely 15 minutes to the shops and about the same distance to Lugano's pristine lakeside promenade. Set in the grounds of a sub-tropical park, the Montarina has commanding views over the picturesque Lake Lugano and it's surrounding mountains.

The Montarina is a large 19th century villa which has been tastefully restored to offer guests both Hotel and Hostel accommodation. Set amongst the lush palm trees of Montarina Gardens the villa exudes an air of grandeur which leaves the traditional hostel image far behind.

Montarina is clean, quiet and so typically Swiss. Hotel accommodation comprises of comfortable rooms fully equipped with air-conditioning, shower/WC, refrigerator and cable TV.

While the hostel and backpackers dormitories are well appointed and offer groups of between 4 and 16 people the luxury of affordable accommodation right in the heart of Lugano.

The Hostel is open all year round and has:

  • A large outdoor swimming pool
  • Meeting room
  • Self catering kitchen facilities
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free car parking
  • Half and full board accommodation for groups of 12 or more
  • Private bus with organised excursions
  • Special events hosted in the distillery and vinery located next door