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Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love This Hotel

  • This 5-star hotel has won Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Award for best hotel in Switzerland
  • Roger Moore, Mark Twain and Richard Wagner have all stayed here
  • The spa has panoramic views of the lake and mountains


The Hotel Schweizerhof is set on the lake promenade in Lucerne, the historic "city of lights". The 5-star family-run hotel is a beautiful 19th-century Neo-Renaissance building that holds regular world-famous cultural events such as the Rose d'Or Festival.

Since it opened in 1845, guests have included writers Mark Twain and Leo Tolstoy, composer Richard Wagner and James Bond actor Roger Moore. There is a book with stories from their stays in each room. Rooms and suites are air-conditioned and offer views of Lake Lucerne or the Alpine panorama from their balconies. Suites have a living room and chandeliers.

The Galerie restaurant has a beautifully intricate ceiling. We reccommend trying one of the seasonal creations from the à la carte menu. You can enjoy a drink in the chic piano bar or dine on the sun terrace overlooking the lake on a sunny day.

The spa and fitness area has views over the old town and the lake. Here you can relax in the sauna with a sensory shower or work out with the latest gym equipment. Afterwards, you can treat yourself to a relaxing massage or a flower bath.

Travelzoo tip: Visit the hotel's Christmas market on the first three Sundays in December. You will find a large selection of local products and crafts.

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  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Nightlife / entertainment
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa
  • Extra beds (fees apply)
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Chauffeur service (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Pillow menu
  • Shuttle service (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Mini bar
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Video games on request


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Complimentary valet service
  • Parking (fees apply)
  • Public car park (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Wheelchair accessible


Check-in: Standard Time is 2pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Extra guest charges will apply as follows: 45CHF per night for children aged 5 to 11. This includes breakfast. Extra beds are on request and must be requested upon booking. Extra beds are not available for children aged 12 and older, and adults.

Infant's cot/crib are available, free of charge, for children aged 5 and under. Breakfast is not included.

Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel. See room descriptions and rate policies for information about room occupancy and prices.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request and will be charged at 20CHF per night. Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel.

Fees: City tax not included in the total price: 4.40CHF per person, per night, payable at the hotel.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Car parking is subject to availability and charged at 30CHF per night.

Although the rates are published in euro, the hotel will accept payments in euro or Swiss Franc on checkout. However in case of prepaid rates, the hotel will charge your card in Swiss Franc based on the exchange rate of the reservation date.

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Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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