Our hotel is situated in the centre of Lugano, 150 meters from the promenade of the Lake of Lugano, the congress centre and the city park. 

Arrival by car

Exit highway at Lugano Nord - Lugano tunnel - after the tunnel follow the indication for Lugano Centro. At the end of Viale Cassarate turn to the right and follow the street straight until you can see our hotel on the right hand side. After the hotel turn to the right in Via Pietro Bianchi.

Exit highway Lugano Sud – follow the indications for Centro – then Palazzo Congressi - using the following streets: Riva Vela - Riva Albertolli - at the end of Riva Albertolli/Piazza Indipendenza - at the crossing light turn left and then immediately after our hotel turn right into Via Pietro Bianchi.

If you use a navigation system, please digit: Via Pietro Bianchi 2.

Arrival by train

  • From the place infront of the station take bus nr. 2 – direction Castagnola – bus stop Palazzo Congressi
  • Taxi – charge between CHF 20 and CHF 25
  • Take the funicular down to the city centre and then walk (approx. 5 minutes) in the direction of Palazzo Congressi (congress centre).

Arrival by plane

  • Airport Agno: by taxi (approx. CHF 35) will bring you to the hotel.
  • Airport Milan Malpensa: by train to the Lugano train station.

Parking facilities

In front of the hotel there is a limited number of free parking spaces (no reservation possible)

If our spaces are full, we recommend to park at Parking Castello or Parking Balestra: To enter into the parking take the ticket from the ticket machine. To exit the parking you can buy directly at the hotel a special ticket  for CHF 30 (for an unlimited, uninterrupted (only 1 exit) period of time)


  • Central railway station Lugano - approx. 1 km
  • Airport Milan-Malpensa – approx. 85 km
  • Airport Orio al Serio, Italy – approx. 110 km
  • Airport Linate, Italy – approx. 95 km
  • Milan – approx. 80 km
  • Zurich – approx. 210 km
  • Lucerne – approx. 170 km
  • Fox Town Outlet, Mendrisio – approx. 20 km
  • University of Lugano – approx. 1 km