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The luxurious Grand Hotel National is situated right on the shore of Lake Lucerne, only a 5 minute walk from the train station and the historic quarter.

Lucerne's legendary luxury hotel was built in the 1870s by César Ritz and Auguste Escoffier. Today it still provides highest-quality accommodations, 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.

This is our guests' favorite part of Lucerne, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Grand Hotel National Luzern has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sep 19, 2005

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Lucerne, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, American, Buffet

Parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is sauna opened now?
    Yes, our sauna as well as our pool is open daily from 07:30 am until 10:00 pm.
    Answered on December 9, 2020
  • Do you have any connecting rooms?
    Unfortunately, there generally are no interconnected rooms at the hotel - but we have some alternative options instead.
    Answered on February 28, 2021
  • Hi, is it possible to request our double room to have 2 single beds?
    Good evening Thank you or your writting. may i kindly ask your name or a confirmation number so we can preparing it for you. with the best regards ..
    Answered on June 20, 2022
  • Does your rooms toilets has bidet
    Thank you for your question. No, our restrooms do not have a bidet.
    Answered on October 28, 2021
  • Indoor swimming pool is heated? What is the water temperature?
    Good evening Thank you for your message. Yes, our indoor swimming pool is heated. The water temperatur is around 28 °C. Best regards Zoltan Szili ..
    Answered on December 25, 2021
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Hotel area info *
4 Restaurants On Site

    Restaurant National

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

    Jialu National

    Food: Chinese

    Klingler's Ristorante

    Food: Italian

    Franz

    Food: Austrian

Amenities of Grand Hotel National Luzern
Bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
Outdoors
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tennis equipment
  • Water sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Casino
  • Skiing Off-site
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs CHF 35.0 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Pet basket
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Indoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Heated pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French

House rules

Grand Hotel National Luzern takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

6:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 5 years
Crib upon request
Free
6 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
CHF 50 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed upon request
CHF 100 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Diners Club American Express Grand Hotel National Luzern accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that breakfast rates vary for children from 6 to 11 years of age. Please contact the property directly for further information. Contact details are stated in the booking confirmation.

Guests from the age of 16 and up enjoy free entrance to the fitness and wellness center opposite the hotel during the annual maintenance of the hotel's swimming pool.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Grand Hotel National Luzern

  • The prices at Grand Hotel National Luzern may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Grand Hotel National Luzern by:

    • Taxi 50min
    • Train 1h 10min

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Check-in at Grand Hotel National Luzern is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Grand Hotel National Luzern has 4 restaurants:

    • Restaurant National
    • Franz
    • Klingler's Ristorante
    • Jialu National

  • Grand Hotel National Luzern offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Fishing
    • Casino
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Foot massage
    • Bicycle rental
    • Back massage
    • Locker rooms
    • Hand massage
    • Live music/Performance
    • Spa facilities
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Head massage
    • Swimming pool
    • Neck massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Tennis equipment
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area

  • Grand Hotel National Luzern is 1,950 feet from the center of Lucerne.

  • Guests staying at Grand Hotel National Luzern can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Room options at Grand Hotel National Luzern include:

    • Twin
    • Suite
    • Double