Hotel Acquarello

Enjoy a wonderful stay in Lugano

Hotel Acquarello is located in the city centre, in the pedestrian area, a few steps from Lake Lugano, close to the Palazzo dei Congressi, the Casino, the Padiglione Conza (exhibition centre) and the SBB railway station.

Renovated in 2014, all rooms are air-conditioned. Some have a balcony and views of the city’s rooftops. The multilingual staff will be happy to provide tourist information about Lugano and its surroundings.

Lake Lugano is a 5-minute walk away, and you will find many shops and restaurants nearby the Hotel.

Hotel Acquarello

Discover our Hotel



Our lounge bar right in the heart of Lugano for a relaxing aperitif or a quick coffee break


Breakfast room

Enjoy a pleasant awakening with our sweet and savoury breakfast buffet. Coffee, cappuccino, tea, fresh fruits, cereals and much more.


Fitness Centre

Enjoy the Hotel fitness room (bikes, elliptical, rowing machine, bench) for a fitness session in the heart of Lugano.



Enjoy a relaxing sauna in our SPA.
Reservations required, prices and information at the reception


Luggage storage

We provide you with a spacious luggage room


Bike point

The Hotel Acquarello offers services specifically dedicated to two-wheel lovers.
Bicycles can be hired on request

Hotel Acquarello

Our services

  • Check-in / Check-out

    Check-in :
    From 15:00 to 23:00

    For arrivals after the opening hours, please contact our reception.

    Check-out :
    From 07:00 to 11:00

  • Cancellations

    Cancellation of a reservation must be received by the Acquarello Hotel at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled day of arrival, but may vary depending on the date and type of room booked.

    If the cancellation of a reservation is not received by the agreed date and time, the Acquarello Hotel will charge the room rate for one night.

    For further information on the cancellation terms for reservations, please ask at the time of booking

  • Pets

    Small size dogs (maximum 1 per room and maximum 10 kg) are allowed in the hotel but not in the breakfast room for a supplement of CHF 10 per day

  • Fitness room

    Our guests can use the FITNESS ROOM exclusively and free of charge

  • Washing and dryer machine

    We provide our guests with the use of a coin-operated washing and dryer machine

  • Bike Point

    The Hotel Acquarello provides services specifically for two-wheel lovers. Bicycles can be hired on request

  • Lounge Bar

    Our lounge bar right in the heart of Lugano for a relaxing aperitif or a quick coffee break

  • Location and Parking

    The Hotel Acquarello is located in the city centre of Lugano, at the foot of the San Lorenzo Cathedral renowned for its bas-reliefs and Romanesque frescoes.

    We are only a few steps away from the “Autosilo Motta” car park and the lake.

    We are located in the pedestrian area not far from the funicular stop connected to the Lugano train station.

    In this section you will find precise directions to reach the hotel by any means of transport.