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By Chris Boyle

il Lugano Hotel Exterior

With organic fluid curves and vibrant colors, il Lugano rises 15 stories above the Intracoastal Waterway.

Decked in rich expanses of Venetian plaster and original artwork, the all-suite hotel offers ocean and Intracoastal views, private pool with cabanas, European kitchens, Bose stereos, two LCD TVs, washer/dryer, deep-water docking and a waterfront Precor® fitness studio.

In addition to unprecedented views and top-notch appointments, you’ll enjoy a relaxing lobby bar, signature “il concierge“ service and the gastronomical da Campo Osteria.



Suite style: This luxurious suite comes with a large private balcony that has spectacular ocean and Intracoastal Waterway views, as well as a living and dining area with full kitchen for in-suite entertaining.

Key selling points: The suite boasts amenities like Bose stereos with iPod docking and free Wi-Fi. Guests can also enjoy two 32-inch flat-screen LCD TVs with interactive DirecTV and a spacious, private 800-square-foot terrace.

Number of suites in hotel: 105

  • Square footage: 1,200
  • Nightly rate: $499
  • Number of rooms in suite: Three
  • Number of entrances to suite: One
  • Number of baths: One


Terrace View

da Campo Osteria: Indulge your senses at da Campo Osteria, Fort Lauderdale’s culinary hot spot, located inside the il Lugano hotel. da Campo Osteria is a celebration of regional Italian cuisine with an emphasis on seasonality and the freshest of ingredients.

The menu features signature handmade pastas, wood-grilled flat breads and succulent entrées from the land and sea.

il Lugano Lobby Bar: Set in the hotel lobby, this elegant lobby bar is open daily from 5pm to 10pm, offering fine wines, cocktails, coffees and a selection of light fare from da Campo Osteria.


Dock your boat at one of the deep-water slips

Relax while overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway in a cabana or by the swimming pool

Workout in the on-site Precor® fitness center

Cadillac Escalade transportation

A limited number of Private Residences are available for sale

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