Hotel Besso - Lugano

Via Besso 24, Lugano, Switzerland, 6900  show map
 2 stars
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Hotel Besso - Lugano


On-site parking

Luggage storage

24-hour reception

Spa and relaxation

Back massage

Head massage

Full body massage

Foot massage


Flat-screen TV


Paid breakfast


Besso is a designer 2-star hotel set 2 km from Lido Piscina Comunale Conca d\'Oro and 6 km from Belvedere della Sighignola.

The center of Lugano is 10 minutes walk from the property. A museum and a cathedral lie a short distance away.

10 minutes drive will take guests to Lugano airport.


Hotel Besso offers 32 guestrooms appointed with heating, a ceiling fan, an individual safe, flat-screen TV and a dressing room with all the sights of Lugano within easy access. Bathrooms come with a shower, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests can dine at Trani and La Tinera 5 minutes walking distance from the hotel.


The facilities as currency exchange, an elevator and a luggage storage are offered for guests.


A variety of treatments includes head massage, back massages and foot massage.


Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   32.

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  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Vending machines


  • Housekeeping
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)
  • Children's buffet
  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Back massage
  • Head massage
  • Full body massage
  • Foot massage

Room view

  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Rollaway beds


  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries


  • Flat-screen TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor



Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Crib CHF 15
Existing bedding FREE
All children
3 - 4 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed CHF 50
Children above
4 years or adults
Extra bed CHF 50
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.


Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Via Besso 24, Lugano, Switzerland, 6900

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City Center
  • Lugano
    2300 ft
Train Stations
  • Lugano FLP
    700 ft
  • Lugano
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
  • Trani (cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian)
    1200 ft
  • Ristorante Manora
    1700 ft
  • Piazza della Riforma
    1900 ft
  • Lido comunale di Lugano
    1.0 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:

Rooms and availability

Hotel Besso photos Exterior Hotel information
Chambre Double
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Parquet floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Non-feather pillows
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room features a TV and a bathroom with shower.

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Mini Galleria Blu Art1.2 mi

Popular areas

  • City Center2000 ft

Places of interest

  • LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura2700 ft
  • Municipio di Vezia1.2 mi

Train stations

  • Lugano FLP400 ft
  • Lugano400 ft
  • Lugano Station700 ft
  • Lugano-Paradiso1.1 mi

Convention centers

  • Centro esposizioni di Lugano4300 ft
  • Exhibition Center Lugano4600 ft


  • UBS ARENA Lugano1.1 mi

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Lugano Casino2700 ft


  • Art Museum Lugano3700 ft


  • Monte San Salvatore1.1 mi

Public parking

  • Lugano Hospital - Civico1.0 mi

Local attractions

  • Lido comunale di Lugano1.0 mi
    Viale Castagnola, Lugano
  • Lake Lugano2.8 mi
  • Parc Scherrer5.8 mi
    Am See, Morcote
  • Monte Bre2.0 mi
  • Swissminiatur3.6 mi
    Via Cantonale, Melide

Near the hotel

  • Piazza della Riforma1900 ft
    Piazza della Riforma, Lugano
  • Parco Civico3300 ft
    Viale Carlo Cattaneo, Lugano
  • Museum of Cultures4500 ft
    Via Cortivo 24-28, Lugano
  • Museo Cantonale d_Arte2300 ft
    Via Canova 10, Lugano
  • Lido Piscina Comunale Conca d'Oro3500 ft
    6900 Lugano-Paradiso, Lugano

Restaurants nearby

  • Trani1200 ft

    Address: Via Cattedrale, 12
    Phone: +41 91 922 05 05

    73% likes this, based on 129 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian
    Price Range: USD 19 - USD 47

  • Gran Cafe al Porto1700 ft

    Address: via Pessina 3
    Phone: 091 910 51 30

    84% likes this, based on 107 reviews

  • Bottegone del Vino2100 ft

    Address: Via Magatti 3
    Phone: 91 922 76 89

    72% likes this, based on 199 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 28 - USD 73

  • Ristorante Manora1700 ft

    Address: Piazza Dante Alighieri 2
    Phone: 091/9127682

    70% likes this, based on 138 reviews
    Price Range: USD 12 - USD 17

  • La Tinera1800 ft

    Address: Via dei Gorini 2

    70% likes this, based on 98 reviews
    Cuisine: Swiss

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
Cities nearby
  • Cademario hotels - 5 km
  • Bissone hotels - 6 km
  • Paradiso hotels - 2 km
  • Melide hotels - 6 km
  • Bigogno hotels - 5 km
  • Arosio hotels - 6 km
  • Figino hotels - 7 km
  • Arogno, Ticino hotels - 6 km
  • Mugena, Ticino hotels - 7 km
  • Caslano hotels - 7 km

Hotel Besso Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Besso

Average guest rating

6.8out of 10
Very good
Based on 266 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers

    A short stroll into Lugano, use the funicular back as its uphill, the train station is only 5 mins away, and there is a nice restaurant just across the road, which serves good food and very friendly staff. The hotel is basic but good value and close to Lugano, which is beautiful.

  • Couple

    Staff were very helpful

    Price was quite steep for what we got - buffet breakfast was pretty basic.And why when you ask for a double room can't you get a double bed? Don't like leaving the key in an area available to all patrons - not a good feeling of security

  • Group of friends

    The location is the best this hotel has.

    Extremely noisy as it is located in the main street. It does not have air conditioning but you cannot sleep with the windows open because of the noise. The windows are not sound-proof neither so it was difficult for us to sleep.

  • Family with children

    I like the location, it is very good for city trip. Free parking on the side is the good thing.

    A bit noisy at the night due to traffic.

  • Group of friends

    The only good thing was the proximity to the railway station.

  • Family with children

    great location by train station; clean; modern

    no shower - bathtub only

  • Single

    Wifi network properly working.

    Furniture out of date.

  • Single

    Everything worked. Clean.

    The hotel is cold, not in temperature, but in everything else. It is unfriendly in almost every way. Cannot complain, everything worked. The staff responded as they should, but never smiled, never looked you in the eye. Breakfast unimaginative, none of it nice, all of it good enough. Rooms coldly decorated, no imagination, the supposed renovation has happened, but not done well, and not quite completed, finishing touches will never be done. Poorly located and noisy. Cannot complain but I will never recommend this hotel or stay at it again.

  • Family with children

    Maneger is nice person. He is Hilarious and kind. The location is very good, so close to the station. It has wireless internet. I like the balcony in our room.

    The breakfast is so poor. The room key does not work well.

  • Family with children

    Good location, near funicolare. Makes it easy to get t town centre. The room was ordinary, but clean.

    The noise from the traffic is very annoying. No air conditioner, so the room gets very hot. The breakfast was poor, only coffee, bread and jam.

  • Couple

    The hotel has several parking spaces available for clients and free of charge. Also, it is very near the train station. Breakfast was modest but ok. I really liked the soft and thick towels.

    We stayed on the 4th floor because it was non-smoking. When we arrived the room felt like someone had smoked in it. Also, it was hot in Lugano, around 30 ºc, and the room was too warm. We opened the windows but there was no breeze. There was a small fan but no ac so there was no way to lower the temperature of the room (and then we had to choose to sleep with the noise of the fan or the heat).

  • Couple

    Very bad customer service, reception was usually without anyone... Keys are left on the hall at the reception, so no security at all... Regarding the car park , it was full every day and to get in/out of the car park, you depend on someone at the reception to open for you. Hotel is really old... So be prepared in order to not be disappointed. Cleaness was good, at least... .

  • Single

    It was clean and friendly. Close to city centre, railway station and bus stop. Breakfast was fine. Cheap by Swiss standards although nothing in Switzerland is cheap by uk standards at the moment.

    A bit noisy because of traffic with the windows open but peaceful if closed.

  • Couple

    basic facilities, but comfortable, clean, just near the train station and very very cheap.recommended if you need a nice cheap place to stay but dont intend to spend much time in the hotel itself. has good wifi also!

  • Couple

    Very close to the rail station ( under 10 min walk). Price was relatively cheaper than other hotels in the city.

    The hallway outside the room was not well lit. Our room was at the end of the hallway but the light is in the centre of the hallway and did not sufficiently light up the end of the hallway.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel Besso - Lugano Lugano location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Via Besso 24, Lugano, Switzerland, 6900

Get directions
City Center
  • Lugano
    2300 ft
Train Stations
  • Lugano FLP
    700 ft
  • Lugano
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
  • Trani (cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian)
    1200 ft
  • Ristorante Manora
    1700 ft
  • Piazza della Riforma
    1900 ft
  • Lido comunale di Lugano
    1.0 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms: