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TAKE A BREAK!
Situated on lake Lugano you will find Guesthouse Castagnola, a tranquil hideaway located only a few minutes drive from the center of Lugano. In the historic village of Castagnola we have two neighbouring mansions dating back to the 16th century. It offers four newly renovated suites in various sizes, ideal for business or pleasure, for short or long stay. Here you will find all the comforts needed to feel at home, away from home.
In uncertain times like this we offer free cancellation on all covid related cancellations.
All guests staying at Guesthouse Castagnola receive the Ticino Ticket
Perfect room for a single traveler or a couple.
This double room has a queen-size bed , small kitchen nook and a bathroom with rain shower. Nespresso coffee machine, television and free WiFi.
60m2 apartment equipped with all the amenities
Sleeps two adults and two children
This apartment is perfect for short or long stay and features a master bedroom, dining room and a living room with a sofa bed (mattress size 190 x 135 cm) . The kitchen is equipped with dishwasher, fridge, oven and Nespresso coffee machine. Bathroom with rain shower, bidet and laundry machine. Television and free WiFi.
30 m2 Suite
Loft suite with view of the stars and the church of Ruvigluana. Perfect for a couple or a single traveler.
Sitting area, authentic stone wall and bathroom with rain shower. Nespresso coffee machine, television and free WiFi.
Casa Olivi 2-room suite
Casa Olivi suite is situated on the first floor facing the piazza of Castagnola
There is one master bedroom with a kingsize bed and a living room. Beautiful balcony facing the Piazza of Castagnola. Minibar fridge, Nespresso coffee machine and kettle. Bathroom with bath.
We have baby beds and high chairs for our younger guests. The old town of Castagnola is car free!
Pets are welcome
Stand up Paddles
Beach bag with beach towels
We have two Stand up Paddles free of charge for our guests
THINGS TO DO
Guesthouse Castagnola is situated close to Lake Lugano and you can always use it for a refreshing dip in the summer. Rent a boat for best experience
Enjoy the center of Lugano!We are ca 30 min walk from Lugano and easy bus communications with bus no 2, 4 times/h
We are just on the bottom of the mountain. Perfect for hikes. Enjoy the old funicular or rent a mountain bike for exploring the mountain.
Nicest beach in Lugano and close to GC. Enjoy a morning yoga, aperitivi in the afternoon and of corse sunbathing and swimming.
Sentiero di Gandria
The most beautiful walk in the area, the Olive path, that ends in the old fisherman village Gandria
Huge outlet mall on the way to Como. Open also on Sundays.
We do all laundry in-house with eco friendly detergents (when possible). Line dried linen when climate permits.
All housekeeping detergents are eco friendly (when possible).
Food and Drinks
We sort and recycle as much as we can but strive to reuse. The food waste is sorted and composed in out garden.
To reduce waste and landfill, our bathroom amenities stay away from being single use with full-sized, refillable bottles of shampoos and body wash available for all guests.
Laundry and housekeeping
To a wide extent we upcycle old stuff. That means we give life to things that have already been produced which is much better than producing new, no matter the process.
Our breakfast is meet free and based on selected local and seasonal products. We like to use product from our little kitchen garden. To avoid food waste the breakfast is personally made for each single guest.