Get an overview of this hotelHistoric Lucerne hotel close to Lion Monument

Near Chapel Bridge

Created in the 1870s by Cesar Ritz and Auguste Escoffier, this lakeside hotel is a Lucerne landmark, 400 metres from Lion Monument and 500 metres from Chapel Bridge.

Indoor pool and spa

The hotel boasts lake-view terrace and an indoor spa where guests can take a swim in the hotel's swimming pool; guests on business can make use of the meeting rooms and business services.

Free WiFi, flat-screen TVs

Grand Hotel National's 41 guestrooms are decorated in lush Fin de Siecle style, with marble floors; all feature flat-screen TVs, multi-line phones, minibars, complimentary bottled water, espresso maker, and free WiFi.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Grand Hotel National, located on the lake, boasts an indoor spa where guests can unwind with a sauna and sunbed before going for a refreshing dip in the indoor pool. Guests on business can make use of the hotel's 2 meeting/conference rooms, the 24-hour business center, and complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. There are 4 restaurants, a coffee shop, and 24-hour room service on site. A roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) is available on request.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Casino 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 41 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1870 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Minibar 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Trianon - Gourmet à la carte restaurant offering seasonal French and Swiss specialities in a private atmosphere.

Padrino - Classic Italian dishes including regional specialties are served in an airy room with white walls and plants in pots. Regional Italian wines are available and guests can dine al fresco and enjoy lakeside views in the summer.

Thai Lotus - Decorated in an exotic style with palms, ferns, rich colors and a Thai temple, the restaurant offers an extensive choice of Thai cuisine, including salads, soups and curries.

1871 - International and Swiss kitchen with relaxed ambience.

National Bar - Wood paneling, deep leather armchairs and a resident pianist give the bar a gentleman's club atmosphere; the terrace overlooks the lake and the snow-capped Alps beyond.

Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Snowshoeing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 

Spa Services

The Grand Hotel National's full-service spa offers an array of services, including aromatherapy treatments, body treatments, facials and massages.

  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 3 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of CHF 30 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of CHF 30.00 per night

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 2.30 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.
  • Tourism fee: CHF 1.70 per person, per night
  • Resort fee: CHF 1.70 per person, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: CHF 35 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: CHF 360 per vehicle (one way)
  • Valet parking fee: CHF 35 per night
  • Pet deposit: CHF 30.00 per night
  • Pet fee: CHF 30 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Grand Hotel National
  • Grand Hotel National Lucerne
  • Grand National Hotel
  • Grand National Lucerne
  • Hotel Grand National
  • Hotel National
  • Grand Hotel Lucerne

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 5 stars.


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