Entirely renovated, with a warm and relaxed atmosphere with attentive service, the Hotel Zen is your home away from home.

Our staff speaks Italian, English, French, German, and Spanish.


The Hotel Zen is located in a strategic position, 600 meters from the entry/exit of the A2 highway North-South.

Lugano is reachable in 15-20 minutes and the border with Italy in 5 minute drive.


We have 18 parking places for our guests, 4 are on the front side (Via San Gottardo) and 14 are on the back side (Via Generale Guisan).

By car

Lugano-Agno airport: 28 km
Lugano: 25 km
Chiasso: 1.8 km
Milano Malpensa airport: 56 km
Como: 10 km
Milano: 55 km

By public transportations

Balerna train station: 200 meters, 5 minutes walk
Bus stop Bellavista, Autolinea 1 e 2 Chiasso-Mendrisio: 10-20 meters, 1 minute walk

Regarding the "easy" breakfast or late arrivals, we have a convenient snack and hot drink dispenser in the lobby of our facility, equipped with comfortable tables and sofas, where you can start/end your day by exchanging informal chats with other guests, or choose from some bars and restaurants in the immediate vicinity.

For a "fragrant" breakfast, a good lunch and a delicious dinner we have arrangements with several bars and restaurants in the immediate vicinity.