Guesthouse Castagnola


+41 78 632 6747


During this uncertain time we offer free cancellation for Swiss residents

on all bookings until September 2021 for Covid related cancellations.  


To make your stay even more  comfortable  we have at the moment implemented:

  • Private  breakfast delivered to your room, free of charge, upon request 

  • Maximum privacy with individual entrance to your accommodation

  • Self check in and check out upon request

  • We, all the staff, don't shake hands and keep a distance. Main part is vaccinated

  • And as always we pay high attention to cleaning. All handle, remote controls and knobs are carefully disinfected on a daily basis


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.



Vacation suite
Vacation suite


Vacation suite
Vacation suite


Weekend suite

  • 25 m2

  • 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. 

Vacation suite

  • 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.



Mansarda suite

  • 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.





Daily Housekeeping


Pets are welcome
Family Friendly 
We have baby beds and high chairs for our younger guests.  The old town of Castagnola is car free!
Beach bags
Stand up Paddles

Beach bag with beach towels 

We have two Stand up Paddles free of charge for our guests





Lake Lugano


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

Lugano City


Enjoy the center of Lugano!We are ca 30 min walk from Lugano and  easy bus communications with bus no 2, 4 times/h

Monte Bre


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. 

Lido San Domenico


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

Fox Town 


Huge outlet mall on the way to Como. Open also on Sundays.

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