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Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern


    Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern
 in Lucerne

Overview

Five generations of superb hoteliers have demonstrated their unparalleled commitment to providing an incomparable stay at the legendary Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern in Lucerne, Switzerland. Built in 1845, Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern is one of the few hotels in Switzerland with national significance.

Melchior Berri, a well-known Swiss architect from Basel, designed the hotel in a symmetrical neo-classical style. Having crafted the monumental Basel Museum as well as stately city halls in Bern and Zurich, Berri was accomplished in neo-classicism balance and design. Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern’s commanding presence, elaborate masonry, and timeless architectural features are aesthetically pleasing as well as functionally practical in the authentic neo-classical tradition.

Stately marble columns, intricately crafted floors, and delicately molded ceilings have been carefully preserved, illustrating the exceptional quality and regal care provided over the years. Emperors and empresses, queens and kings, writers and musicians have all been guests at the Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern. Tolstoy wrote one of his works here; Wagner completed Tristan and Isolde and also met Ludwig II here.

Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern’s original 19th century architecture has been carefully preserved, and the interior design of the rooms is truly incomparable. The Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern reflects all the splendor of the 19th century, while also providing an infrastructure which accommodates everything needed for today’s modern hotel operations.

The Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern has been family-owned and operated since 1861 with five generations of family tradition. The principle of hospitality has been passed down through the ages as not only a legacy but also as a passion, and that same desire continues today as the family endeavors to provide legendary service to all welcomed guests.

Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern, a charter member of Historic Hotels Worldwide since 2011, dates back to 1845.

Fun FactThe gourmet bar of the Grand Hotel has been packed with the Who's Who of the international elite since 1845. Mark Twain, Leo Tolstoy, Roger Moore, Richard Wagner, and Anastacia are the names that have already settled here.

Original Property Opened: 1845

Historic Hotels Worldwide toll-free reservations number +1 866 670 3764


Location

Schweizerhofquai
6002 Luzern, Switzerland

Check-in time: 2:00 p.m.
Check-out time: 12:00 p.m.

DiningBarIn-Room DiningBusiness CenterMeetingsWiFiFitness Center
SpaFamily FriendlyEco-FriendlyPet FriendlyHistorical Tours

Hotel Amenities & Policies
Accessible Rooms: Accessible rooms are available. Please notify request at time of booking.
Adjoining Rooms: Adjoining rooms are available. Please notify request at time of booking.
Age Requirements: Guests are required to be 18 years or older with photo identification to reserve a room and check-in.
Cancellation Policy: Please contact hotel for more information.
Cribs and Pack-in-Plays: Available upon request.
Early Check-In/Late Check-Out: Available, depending upon availability.
Extra Person Fees: Children 5 and under: Free of charge; Children 6-11: CHF 45; Adults 12 and up: CHF 90 / per night without breakfast.
Hotel/Resort Fees & Taxes: A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 4.40 per person, per night.
Parking: Self-parking: Available. Valet parking: Available.
Payment: All forms of payment are accepted. Payment is required at time of booking. Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners Club, and JCB are accepted.
Pet Policy: Service animals allowed: Yes. Pets allowed: Yes.
Rollaways: Available upon request; surcharge.
Smoking Policy: Non-smoking property.
Transportation: Limo or Town Car service available may be arranged through the concierge; rates apply.
The above list may not be comprehensive and information is subject to change without notice. Fees and deposits may not include tax. Taxes, fees, deposits, and policies are subject to change without notice.
Image Credit: ©Rashad Ashurov/Shutterstock

The Victorian Era, 1837 ~ 1901

Five generations of superb hoteliers have demonstrated their unparalleled commitment to providing an incomparable stay at the legendary Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern in Lucerne, Switzerland. Built in 1845, Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern is one of the few hotels in Switzerland with national significance.

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International Numbers

Austria 08000706176
Belgium 080081830
France 805542721
Germany 8007241217
Ireland 1800995320
Italy 800979444
Netherlands 08000200956
Norway 80054304
Spain 900814719
Switzerland 0800001798
UK 8009179622
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