«Man should give his body something nice, so the soul wants to live inside it.» Sir Winston Churchill (Room 185 at Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern ) visited Lucerne in June 1893.
Lucerne, the Switzerland’s City of Lights, is stunning, and deservedly popular since the likes of Goethe, Queen Victoria and Wagner savoured its views in the 19th century. Legend has it that an angel with a light showed the first settlers where to build a chapel in Lucerne, and today it still has amazing grace.
Five-star events on Lake Lucerne
The festival hotel Schweizerhof Luzern, host and partner of Lucerne’s most famous events, is situated on the shores of Lake Lucerne, just a stone’s throw from the historic old town and the KKL Culture and Congress Centre.
Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern opened its gates in 1845 and is one of the few Swiss hotels to have an art history of national significance. This traditional establishment exudes 19th-century glamour. At the same time, its modern infrastructure and award-winning rooms offer all the modern amenities a discerning guests could wish for.
Many important personalities have spent a night here, including Mark Twain, Leo Tolstoy, Roger Moore, Richard Wagner and Anastacia. At Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern, you are in the presence of a long and exciting history. It is the history of the Hauser family.
Luxury on Lake Lucerne, where every room is unique
«I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.» Mark Twain (room 125) during his stay in August 1878.
Throughout the hotel, as well as in all 101 award-winning rooms, you get to know the 170 year old history of the Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern. Discover why Roger Moore jumped into the freight elevator, in which room Richard Wagner finished his piece «Tristan und Isolde» or for which reason Neil Armstrong, commander of Apollo 11, visited the Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern.
Every room at Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern is unique. They all tell stories. Stories that grand personalities, such as Karl Frey, Richard Wagner and Leo Tolstoy, experienced during their stays. Unique objects, quotes and design elements turn these 101 stories into real experiences for the guests.
Gourmet cuisine and first-class delicacies at Restaurant Galerie
Enjoy seasonal delights, the classical chateaubriand or fancy creations by our guest chefs, served in a stylish ambience.
The kitchen team at à la carte speciality restaurant “Galerie” conjures up magnificent delicacies from the local region and fresh, seasonal treats all day long.
Experience culinary perfection in an elegant atmosphere during breakfast, a business lunch, classy dinner or festive full-course meal.
Local & exotic dishes at Restaurant Pavillon
The à la carte restaurant “Pavillon” serves first-class cuisine, including top specialities from the Lucerne region. The kitchen team conjures up fantastic creations from exotic corners of the world.
Genuine haute cuisine at VILLA Schweizerhof
Overlooking Lake Lucerne, VILLA Schweizerhof has been awarded 13 Gault-Millau points.
With a keen eye for detail and a lot of love for his craft, chef Marcel Ineichen serves up regional delicacies with his team at VILLA Schweizerhof. Located in a quiet park with magnificent views of Lake Lucerne, the VILLA is a perfect place for birthday parties, weddings, baptisms or short meetings.
WELLNESS & SPA
An oasis of wellness in the centre of Switzerland
«I love Lucerne and the views over the bay. I’m coming back next year.» Antony Hegarty during his stay in 2012.
Dedicate a day to beauty and relaxation at Schweizerhof Wellness & Beauty Spa. Located on the fifth floor, it boasts the best view over Lucerne.
EVENTS & FESTIVALS
A cornucopia of concerts
The festival hotel Schweizerhof is the partner and host of many top events in Switzerland. Its events calendar is chock-full of exciting dates, including the Retro Festival, Blue Balls Festival, Lucerne Blues Festival, Zaubersee Festival and World Band Festival.
The region around Lake Lucerne leaves no wish unfulfilled. Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern hosts a cornucopia of concerts from blues to jazz and classical music, theatre plays, dance performances and cultural events. Staying at Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern gives you access to all your favourite events on top of your five-star accommodation.
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