The Best Hotels in Luzern

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Luzern. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern

Rated 9.1 in 1251 reviews

The family-owned 5-star Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern is located right in the Old Town of Lucerne, next to the lake. It… See more

The family-owned 5-star Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern is located right in the Old Town of Lucerne, next to the lake. It offers a spa area and elegant rooms with modern furniture. The Culture and Convention Centre and the train station are only a 10-minute walk away.

The Schweizerhof's rooms are individually furnished according to a specific personality, such as a musician, writer or actor, who has stayed at the hotel. They offer views of the lake and the mountains, or of Lucerne’s historical Old Town. All rooms feature individually adjustable air conditioning and heating, a coffee and tea maker, a writing desk, and satellite TV with many international channels.

Spa facilities include a Finnish sauna and a bio sauna, both offering panoramic views of Lake Lucerne and the Alps. The fitness room is equipped with modern Technogym equipment with a view of the historical Old Town. A range of body and beauty treatments is available.

Swiss and exotic gourmet cuisine can be enjoyed à la carte in the Pavillon and the Galerie restaurants. When the weather is nice, you can dine outside on the terrace under palm and olive trees. Soft piano music provides for a relaxed atmosphere in the elegant bar.

Rooms from $389

Art Deco Hotel Montana Luzern

Rated 9.0 in 240 reviews

The Art Deco Hotel Montana offer rooms as well as luxurious spa suites with panoramic views of Lake Lucerne, the city… See more

The Art Deco Hotel Montana offer rooms as well as luxurious spa suites with panoramic views of Lake Lucerne, the city and the Alps.

All the spacious rooms and suites feature stylish designer furniture, a satellite TV and a Nespresso coffee machine. All lakeside rooms have a balcony. Additionally, to the Art Deco rooms, there are also luxurious Penthouse rooms and suites, on the fifth & sixth floor, featuring panoramic views of Lake Lucerne, the city, and the Alps. They offer lavish, elegant furnishings, the supplementary 5-star service, the private terrace offering breathtaking views and the option of your own outdoor hot tub.

The Scala Restaurant offers light Mediterranean cuisine which was awarded 15 Gault-Millau point. It has a terrace with palm tress and panoramic views of the scenic surrounding landscape. The Louis Bar features a huge selection of Scottish Whisky and during summer the Montana Beach Club is an inviting place to spend long evenings.

Numerous events take place at the Art Deco Hotel Montana, including jazz jam sessions every Thursday nights in the Louis Bar.

The KKL Culture and Convention Centre Lucerne is a 7-minute drive away from the property, while Chapel Bridge is an 8-minute drive away. The nearest airport is Zurich Airport, reachable within 67 km.

Rooms from $259

Château Gütsch

Rated 8.8 in 1957 reviews

Château Gütsch is set in a 19th-century castle, overlooking the town of Lucerne and Lake Lucerne, with views to the Rigi… See more

Château Gütsch is set in a 19th-century castle, overlooking the town of Lucerne and Lake Lucerne, with views to the Rigi Mountain. The interior was renovated and designed by Martyn Lawrence Bullard. Free WiFi access is available.

All rooms feature a flat-screen TV cable, a free minibar, and a bathroom with a bath or shower and a hairdryer.

The on-site restaurant offers Mediterranean and regional cuisine. In summer, guests can enjoy their meals with panoramic views on the restaurant's terrace. A wide range of selected wines and cocktails are available at the bar.

Château Gütsch features a 24-hour front desk, a tour desk, and luggage storage. 1 electric vehicle charging station and 2 Tesla charging stations, as well as parking are available on site.

The hotel is 1.4 km from the Chapel Bridge, 1.5 km from Lucerne Station, and 1.7 km from the Lion Monument. Zurich Airport is 49 km away.

Rooms from $274

Hotel des Balances

Rated 9.1 in 1558 reviews

Housed in a former Guild Hall, the Hotel des Balances enjoys a picturesque location on the Reuss river in the heart of… See more

Housed in a former Guild Hall, the Hotel des Balances enjoys a picturesque location on the Reuss river in the heart of Old Lucerne. Wi-Fi is available free of charge.

Most rooms offers views of the Chapel Bridge, the Jesuit Church and the Weinmarkt square.

The Restaurant La Balance serves excellent French and Swiss cuisine and features a river-side terrace. There is also a casual bistro and a piano bar at the Hotel des Balances.

Rooms from $247

Grand Hotel National Luzern

Rated 8.6 in 577 reviews

The luxurious Grand Hotel National is situated directly on the shore of Lake Lucerne, only a 5-minute walk from the… See more

The luxurious Grand Hotel National is situated directly on the shore of Lake Lucerne, only a 5-minute walk from the train station and the old town.

Lucerne's legendary luxury hotel was built in the 1870s by César Ritz and Auguste Escoffier. Today it still provides highest-quality accommodation, culinary perfection and great musical entertainment in the National Bar.

The rooms and suites offer views of the city or the lake. Some include Italian marble floors, walls covered with luxurious silk wallpaper, hand-woven carpets and comfortable sofas and chairs upholstered with the finest materials.

From the Grand Hotel National Luzern you can see the famous Rigi, Stanserhorn and Pilatus mountains as well as the highest peaks of Central Switzerland.

Rooms from $318

The HERMITAGE Lake Lucerne - Beach Club & Lifestyle Hotel is tranquilly situated within its own grounds on the shores of… See more

The HERMITAGE Lake Lucerne - Beach Club & Lifestyle Hotel is tranquilly situated within its own grounds on the shores of Lake Lucerne, only 4 km away from the city centre with beautiful views of the landscape.

The hotel offers modern restaurants with lakeside terraces and a smart, trendy bar.

A small wellness area and a sunbathing lawn with direct lake access are at your disposal as well.

All the rooms in the HERMITAGE Lake Lucerne - Beach Club & Lifestyle Hotel feature direct lake and mountain views. WiFi is free everywhere in the hotel.

There are activities on the water (pedalo, canoe SUP and party boat with cost)

There are free fitness area as well as tennis court and e-bikes in summer.

A ticket for the public city bus is included in the rates and there is a charging staion for electric cars with cost at the property.

Rooms from $297

Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern

Rated 9.1 in 161 reviews

Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern features a garden, terrace, a restaurant and bar in Luzern. This 5-star hotel offers a… See more

Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern features a garden, terrace, a restaurant and bar in Luzern. This 5-star hotel offers a concierge service. The accommodation provides room service, a 24-hour front desk and currency exchange for guests.

At the hotel, every room comes with a desk. Every room is fitted with a private bathroom with free toiletries, while some rooms will provide you with a balcony and others also provide guests with lake views. All units include a safety deposit box.

Popular points of interest near Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern include Lido Luzern, Lion Monument and KKL Culture and Convention Centre Lucerne. The nearest airport is Zurich, 64 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $527

Gasthaus Badhof - Golfhotel

Rated 9.2 in 718 reviews

In Lucerne, 4.6 km from the KKL Culture and Congress Center Lucerne, the Gasthaus Badhof offers you very spacious rooms… See more

In Lucerne, 4.6 km from the KKL Culture and Congress Center Lucerne, the Gasthaus Badhof offers you very spacious rooms with the best comfort. The property is 4.1 km from the Lion Monument, from the Chapel Bridge or from the Glacier Garden. The Grand Casino Lucerne is 4 km away.

In addition to the city of Lucerne, popular destinations include Lake Lucerne, the Titlis, the Rigi and the Bürgenstock. Everything can be reached quickly and easily from Gasthaus Badhof, also by public transport. In the immediate vicinity there are bus stops for the Lucerne transport company with connections to Lucerne train station and the pier of the Lake Lucerne shipping company. Zurich Airport is 47 km away.

Each room has a Nespresso coffee machine, a safe, a lakeside balcony, a refrigerator, free WiFi, a shower (double rooms deluxe and junior suite also have a bathtub), a desk and a TV. Hotel guests can use the golf driving range free of charge.

The Gasthaus Badhof offers a continental breakfast and the restaurant spoils you with regional and seasonal cuisine.

Couples particularly appreciate the location - the fantastic panoramic path invites you to take wonderful walks.

Rooms from $299

Boutique Hotel Himmelrich

Rated 8.7 in 1092 reviews

Situated in Luzern, 5.8 km from Lucerne Station, Boutique Hotel Himmelrich features accommodation with a garden, free… See more

Situated in Luzern, 5.8 km from Lucerne Station, Boutique Hotel Himmelrich features accommodation with a garden, free private parking, a terrace and a restaurant. This 4-star hotel offers room service and a 24-hour front desk. Guests can have a drink at the bar.

At the hotel, the rooms come with a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen, towels and a balcony with a mountain view. Every room comes with a safety deposit box and selected rooms also feature city views.

Boutique Hotel Himmelrich offers a children's playground. Guests at the accommodation will be able to enjoy activities in and around Luzern, like cycling.

Lion Monument is 7 km from Boutique Hotel Himmelrich, while KKL Culture and Convention Centre Lucerne is 7.3 km from the property. The nearest airport is Zurich Airport, 69 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $153

Seehotel Sternen

Rated 8.8 in 1295 reviews

The Seehotel Sternen is located in the heart of central Switzerland, right by the banks of Lake Lucerne in the… See more

The Seehotel Sternen is located in the heart of central Switzerland, right by the banks of Lake Lucerne in the picturesque Horw Bay, only a 5-minute drive from Lucerne.

Surrounded by a wonderful mountain panorama, the hotel features 25 rooms with balcony, 3 à-la-carte restaurants and 2 lakeside terraces with palm trees.

The rooms feature views of Lake Lucerne or the lush green surroundings, a balcony and wireless internet access free of charge.

The Basel-Gotthard motorway exit can be reached very quickly, while a direct scheduled bus service runs to Lucerne every 10 minutes.

The natural surroundings of the Seehotel Sternen provide a great number of leisure activities: hiking on numerous walking paths, swimming in a natural bay of Lake Lucerne, boat rides and excursions, tennis and golf.

Rooms from $193

Hotel Anker Luzern

Rated 8.9 in 2517 reviews

Opening in December 2016, Boutiquehotel Anker Luzern is located in a historical building in the centre of Luzern, right… See more

Opening in December 2016, Boutiquehotel Anker Luzern is located in a historical building in the centre of Luzern, right on the Pilatusplatz square.

The rooms come with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Some units feature a seating area where you can relax. Certain units have views of the mountain or city. Each room is equipped with a private bathroom and a hairdryer.

The restaurant Josper Grill serves various grill specialties and the bar and lounge serve a variety of fine wines and Gin compositions.

KKL Culture and Convention Centre Lucerne is 700 metres from Hotel Anker Luzern, while Lion Monument is 1.2 km away. The nearest airport is Zurich Airport, 49 km from the property.

Rooms from $213

Hotel Des Alpes

Rated 8.4 in 1815 reviews

The 3-star Hotel DES ALPES is ideal for city travelers. It is located directly on the Reuss River in the picturesque… See more

The 3-star Hotel DES ALPES is ideal for city travelers. It is located directly on the Reuss River in the picturesque, car-free old town of Lucerne right next to the world-famous Chapel Bridge.

Sights, Culture and Congress Center Lucerne (KKL), train station and boat landing are within 3 minutes walking distance.

Enjoy your stay in a room with a fantastic view of the lake, the Chapel Bridge and Mount Pilatus or with a view of the historic pedestrian zone of the Old Town. All rooms are well equipped, some have a balcony.

Overnight stay with breakfast:

Enjoy our à la carte breakfast offer from 07.30 to 22.00. Included in the overnight price is a value voucher of CHF 18.50, which you can use for any consumption in our restaurant directly on the Reuss river.

Rooms from $222

AMERON Luzern Hotel Flora

Rated 8.3 in 2425 reviews

The Ameron Luzern Hotel Flora enjoys a prime location 150 metres from the Chapel Bridge and 300 metres from the train… See more

The Ameron Luzern Hotel Flora enjoys a prime location 150 metres from the Chapel Bridge and 300 metres from the train station and Lake Lucerne.

Vehicles can be parked for a surcharge at a parking garage nearby. The KKL Culture and Congress Centre and the Old Town are both a 5-minute walk away.

The rooms feature air conditioning, a minibar and satellite TV. National and international telephone calls (EU, USA and Canada) are offered free of charge during the stay.

The rich buffet breakfast is available from 07.00 till 10.00 am the whole week.The breakfast includes freshly baked croissants, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages and fresh rolls and breads. Italian coffee specialities, cereals, cheeses and meats are also offered.

Rooms from $198

Cascada Boutique Hotel

Rated 8.6 in 1335 reviews

The 4-star Cascada Boutique Hotel is centrally located in the trendy Neustadt district of Lucerne, within walking… See more

The 4-star Cascada Boutique Hotel is centrally located in the trendy Neustadt district of Lucerne, within walking distance of the train station, the lake and the old town.

Each modern, boutique-style room is individually designed around the theme of Swiss waterfalls. All rooms have air conditioning, high-quality bedding and a free minibar that is refilled daily.

The on-site Bolero restaurant offers a rich breakfast buffet as well as Spanish specialities for lunch and dinner. Select wines or gins can be enjoyed at the bar..

Guests also can enjoy free public transport as well as free bicycles or kickboards.

Rooms from $174

Radisson Blu Hotel, Lucerne

Rated 8.3 in 3033 reviews

Located directly on the shore of Lake Lucerne, the Radisson Blu is adjacent to the Culture and Convention Centre (KKL)… See more

Located directly on the shore of Lake Lucerne, the Radisson Blu is adjacent to the Culture and Convention Centre (KKL) and Lucerne Train Station. Free Wi-Fi is available.

The spacious and modern rooms at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Lucerne are air-conditioned and include a minibar, cable TV, and tea and coffee-making facilities. They offer views over the lake or the mountains.

A modern health club can be found on the fifth floor of the Radisson Lucerne. It features a sauna, a steam bath and a relaxation room with panoramic views of Mount Pilatus.

Mediterranean cuisine is served in the Restaurant Luce, which features a summer terrace. Cocktails, snacks and a 1970s ambience can be enjoyed in the Luce Bar. The Lucerne Radisson Blu also features a modern wine lounge.

The picturesque Old Town of Lucerne, as well as many shops and restaurants, are all within easy walking distance.

Rooms from $224