Villa Principe Leopoldo Hotel Lugano

The historical residence, Villa Principe Leopoldo dominates the lake of Lugano from the Canton of Ticino’s most magical spot, the fabulous “Collina d’Oro”, offering breath-taking views on the spectacular surrounding: the mountain ranges, the transparent lake and sky and the city’s thousand lights. After having served as the summer residence of the family of the cavalry general Fredrick Leopold Von Hohenzollern, a Prussian prince in 1920s, in 1986 it became a prestigious hotel structure, giving hospitality for different periods of time to the most illustrious figures of noble descent in Europe.

Member of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux collection, the Villa Principe Leopoldo Hotel is, today, undoubtedly, the most exclusive among the hotels of the Ticino Hotels Group and boasts 37 spacious suites.

The Principe Leopoldo Restaurant

The Principe Leopoldo Restaurant is a true landmark of Ticino catering and cuisine. The one Michelin star restaurant, led by Executive Chef Cristian Moreschi, has been lauded by the Michelin Guide as being «truly talented in creating dishes of the highest quality». 

It is a true treat to dine at tables set with linen, silver and crystal, and enjoy being seduced by the passion for cuisine, where every product is the result of careful selection, the search for local flavours and of techniques based on time-honoured knowledge of raw materials. Some dishes have been on the menu for over 30 years, impressive!

In summer, a part of the Restaurant is transferred to the pavilion just opposite, which is also semi- circular, so as to not interrupt the harmony of the structure’s rounded curves. Do not miss the opportunity to dine outdoors, the view of the lake and its surroundings is magnificent!

Breakfast Room

The Principe Bar

The relaxing environment, with live music, bistro dishes and exclusive cocktails, makes the Bar Principe the focal point of the hotel. Inside the Principe Piano Bar, guests may choose to sip a cocktail, a glass of champagne or one of over 100 malt whiskies available, enjoying the enchantment of the sunset, while listening to excellent live music.

Today, delicious snacks are also served here. Those guests wishing to smoke a cigar, may go to the Principe Bar Lounge, which is reserved for smokers only and which is located inside one of the two glass pavilions that embrace the vast hanging gardens on the terrace.

The Principe Bar
Meeting and Event Spaces

Private Dot Spa

Equipped with sauna, Hamman, hydro massage and relax zone, the private spa represents a unique solution to complete a romantic and unforgettable stay. Villa’s staff will take care of you thanks also to the use of selected products from the most prestigious cosmetic lines in the world: Natura Bissè (exclusively for Switzerland), Cellcosmet and Cellmen, Marius Fabre and OPI.

The Private DOT Spa

The villa impressed us with its dreamy views, impeccable service and an atmosphere of being on a vacation!

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