Open since July 2012, the Novotel Lugano-Paradiso is just 215 yards from Lake Lugano and just under a mile from the center of Lugano. It features a seasonal heated outdoor pool with a pool bar, a fitness center, and a video game area. Free Wi-Fi is available. The modern, air-conditioned rooms at the Lugano-Paradiso Novotel include a flat-screen cable TV, a minibar, a sitting area, and a bathroom with a hairdryer. The air-conditioned restaurant features a terrace and serves healthy international cuisine, as well as a selection of Swiss and Ticino dishes. There is also a bar and a snack bar. The private parking garage can be used for an additional fee. Lugano Train Station is just over a mile away.