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General

The new B5 Boutique Hotel Lugano will open its doors on May 5, 2024. Perhaps there will be an opportunity to be the first to stay at our new boutique hotel before then too.

Interested? Then be sure to subscribe to the B5 News HERE.

The best way is to reserve your B5 room online HERE and benefit from our best price guarantee.

Do you have any questions? Then you can reach us at ciao@b5hotel.ch.

The B5 Boutique Hotel Lugano is the vision the two hosts, Alexandra and Daniel Hahne-Saavedra, turned into reality.

Our architect and friend Dario Franchini

Not quite! Please don't get us wrong. We love children more than anything. But our hotel simply offers an ideal experience to leave the kids with grandma and grandpa and just be by yourself. VACATION FOR BIG KIDS ...

A place for couples or solo travellers; friends or colleagues; digital nomads and parents who want to spend a few days or moments without their little darlings.

Young adults aged 14 and over are very welcome here.

We have decided not to accommodate pets at the B5 Boutique Hotel Lugano.

The B5 Boutique Hotel is a garni hotel with a few surprises.

The B5 breakfast is served in our Salotto, from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

From 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. is aperitivo time. This is culture and a way of life in Lugano.

In the Salotto, in the garden or at our tiny little Bar Centro, you can enjoy the drinks and snacks we have selected for you, our stuzzichini.

This is the right time to think about where you could go for dinner afterwards. Of course, we know some really great and special places.

Light refreshments and drinks are available throughout the day.

We don't have a fixed menu, because we prepare everything à la minute and with fresh products.

Yes, all our rooms are equipped with a modern system and are also heated in the colder weeks and months. Is that sustainable? We say yes, because we also produce our own sustainable electricity for this on the roof of the B5.

Of course! Super fast and free of charge. Also perfect for remote work in Switzerland's sunniest region.

Our accessible room is called Oasis. It is a true refuge, located on the garden side and in the quietest corner of our hotel.

Yes, and there is also a very special staircase for sports enthusiasts ...

As a guest at the B5 Boutique Hotel Lugano, public transport (bus and train) is completely free throughout the canton of Ticino with the Ticino Ticket.

All our rooms are non-smoking rooms. There are designated smoking areas for smokers in our outdoor area.

Arrival

The B5 Boutique Hotel Lugano is just a few steps away from Lugano's main train station.

You can reach the centre of the old town and the lake in just a few minutes on foot or by funicular (3-minute ride). As you can see, the B5 Boutique Hotel Lugano is a true city oasis.

  • Blue zones: From Monday to Saturday, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., you can park here free of charge for one hour with a blue parking disc (also known as an EU parking disc), with the arrival time set to the next half hour. On Sundays and public holidays, parking is free of charge between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m..
  • Yellow zones: These are private or reserved for companies and may also only be used by them and their customers or guests.
  • White zones: These cost money and are often numbered, and there is a parking machine nearby. Find out more here.

The best way to find parking garages in the area is online at www.parking.ch

You can buy parking permits via the Parking Pay  app (Google Play or App Store) or online at parkingpay.ch

P+Rail is a Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) service that allows commuters to conveniently park their vehicles at train stations and then continue their journey by train. The B5 Boutique Hotel Lugano is in the immediate vicinity of Lugano train station and you can therefore park your vehicle in the designated zones.

Please note that even if you purchase a ticket in advance, you are not entitled to a free parking space (no refunds). We therefore recommend, if possible, that you park your car first and buy a parking ticket immediately afterwards.

Open the Lugano SBB station map here

Zurich Airport (Switzerland):

By car: approx. 2 h 30 min (219 km)
By train: approx. 2 h 15 min from the gate to the hotel

Milano Malpensa Airport (Italy):

By car: approx. 1 h (75 km)
By train: approx. 1 h 45 min from the gate to the hotel

Milano Linate Airport (Italy): arrival by train possible

By car: approx. 1 h 30 min (90.9 km)
By bus and or train: 2-3 h

Bergamo Airport (Italy):

By car: approx. 1 h 30 min (116 km)
By train and or bus: 2-3 h

We do not have our own airport transfer. If you would like to book a private transfer to us, please let us know and we will send you a quote.

The best way to reach the B5 Boutique Hotel Lugano is by train, as our hotel is just a few steps away from Lugano main station. We are, so to speak, the 5th platform = B5.

You leave the station at platform 4 on the right-hand side at the end of the platform (the side with the ramp). Or take the elevator directly at platform 4, then cross the street at the pedestrian crossing and walk straight ahead for 100 meters until you reach the first street on the left, Via Francesco Borromini. If you then look left, you can’t miss the architectural highlight B5, and you’ve arrived at your home.

You are always welcome and can arrive whenever you like. Our housekeeping team will release your room as soon as everything is ready for you. We can guarantee you 3:00 p.m.. But almost always a little earlier. We will send you a message as soon as your room is waiting for you. From 3:00 p.m. onwards is a definite.

On the day of departure we need your room by 11:00 a.m. at the latest. Our housekeeping team will prepare your room for the next guest in the same way as you received it. We just need some time for this.

Booking

We accept all common payment methods.

The B5 Boutique Hotel Lugano can be reserved for events. Each event must involve overnight stays. The best way to make your request is to contact us directly by phone +41 (0)91 966 33 or email ciao@b5hotel.ch.

Cancellation fees vary depending on the season and price type. The applicable cancellation fees are shown during the booking process or can be found in the written reservation confirmation. For further information, you can view our General Terms and Conditions here.

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Sustainability

Doing and thinking sustainably is very important to us. That's why the new B5 Boutique Hotel Lugano is holistically sustainable: in an ecological, social and economic sense.

You will soon find a detailed list of our sustainability initiatives on this website. The B5 Boutique Hotel Lugano is the place to B sustainable.

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