Are you looking for a Hotel in Melide?
Welcome to the official website of our bed and breakfast, located in Melide, on the shores of lake lugano. We are a family Hotel Lago with 29 rooms, recently renovated. All of our rooms have TV/Radio, private bathroom, free wifi.
We have different types of rooms: single, double, triple and quadruple. Our lake view rooms with balcony are all renovated. We also have lake view and garden view rooms partially or totally renovated. If you are looking for something cheaper, we have affordable rooms towards the mountain.
Our property features a lake terrace, as well as a beach with deck chairs on the edge of the beautiful lake lugano. On the terrace overlooking the lake, there is also a table tennis and a fitness room for leisure.
Our bed n breakfast offers a rich and varied breakfast buffet for all tastes and needs. The bread, bread rolls and croissants arrive fresh every morning. On the buffet you will find all kinds of sliced, cheese, eggs, yogurt, cakes, butter, jams, juices, etc.
Sports in Melide?
In Melide you have the opportunity to enjoy water sports, play tennis, enjoy moments of relaxation at the lido and entertain your children at the new playground.
The certainly most well-known attraction is Swiss Miniature, the park with miniature reproductions that allows you to visit all of Switzerland in just one hour! The park also has a restaurant and shops.
Both in summer and in winter there are many events held in Melide. In july there’s Melidestate, the famous night market with music, stalls and great culinary variety. From the end of november there’s Melide ICE, an ice rink for adults and children, surrounded by a beautiful Christmas tree, decorations and a well-stocked refreshment bar.
We are also very easy to be reached!
If you are traveling by public transport: the Melide train station is just 750 meters from our hotel, the trains travel every half hour towards north (Lugano, Bellinzona) and south (Mendrisio, Chiasso). You reach lugano train station in 7 minutes.
There are also different bus stops in Melide. The buses travel every hour.
If you travel by private transport: from the north the A2 highway offers its exit to Melide. Continue for 700 meters towards Morcote, our bed & breakfast is located on the right, our parking lots are on the left. If you want to go south, take the entrance to the A2 highway in Melide, if you want to go north cross the bridge coming up to Bissone, and take the A2 highway towards Lugano.
If you are arriving from the south instead exit Bissone, cross the bridge towards Melide, at the second roundabout continue towards Morcote, you find us 700 meters ahead. All roads along the beautiful lake lugano, you can’t get lost!
Sight seeing near Hotel Garni Battello!
Immediately after the bridge there is, as already mentioned Bissone, with his brand new lido. A little further away there is Campione, famous for its casino, and especially for its international poker tournaments. Many of its participants decide to stay with us during the tournaments, for both economic and distance benefits.
A few kilometers from Melide there is the famous Lugano. In addition to its beautiful scenery, the city also offers the cuisine of the highest quality with its lakeside and downtown restaurants. Various shops are on every corner, we recall Via Nassa, the famous street where you can find prestigious shops such as Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Hermes, Bvlgari, and many others. The Park Ciani, attractive and well-kept, offers to all its visitors the opportunity to relax between a walk and another, enjoying a wonderful view of Lake Lugano and its surrounding mountains. Going south, in Mendrisio there is Fox Town , where you will find 160 outlet stores with 250 major brands.
A shopper’s paradise!
Prefering the natural beauty instead?
Those who prefer nature and open spaces have a wide choice of mountains to visit. For instance the Monte Generoso which will reopen in 2016 after a major renovation. The Monte Tamaro that can be visited both in summer and winter and offers a wide range of activities. The Monte San Salvatore can be reached with the funicular from Lugano-Paradiso.
The greediest have the opportunity to visit the chocolate factory Alprose, where they can observe precisely how chocolate is made and have the chance to taste for free their different types of chocolate.
We can’t leave out the new and modern water park Splash&SPA with heated swimming pools, pool bar, water slides, children’s corner and a SPA equipped with different types of sauna and turkish bath, indoor and outdoor.
There are also different markets where you can buy food and craft products. Among the best known are:
the market of Ponte Tresa, that opens Saturdays from 8:30am to 04:00pm; the Luino market, which opens on Wednesdays from 8:00am to 04:30pm. There is also a market in Lugano, it opens on Fridays from 8:00am to 12:00am and the market in Bellinzona, which opens on Saturdays from 07:00am to 12:00am.
It would be a pity not to enjoy lake lugano in the first person. The Navigation Company of Lugano offers cruises and tours of all kinds. You can travel on a boat from one bank to another, experiencing breathtaking sceneries.
For any additional infurmation the employees from lugano turism and Morcote Tourism will be happy to help. We hope we have catched your interest in visiting our beautiful country, staying in our lake hotel.
See you soon!