Descriptions Hotel Grand Hotel National
Warm welcome to Lucerne's legendary Grand Hotel! The hotel was originally founded in 1870 by Cesar Ritz with Auguste Escoffier. 41 rooms and suites are individually designed in the original Empire-Style with great attention to detail. Stylish \\Fin du Sciecle\\" grandezza, combined with traditional values and modern style, located directly at the Lake of Lucerne. The \\"Restaurant Le Trianon\\" offers you an elegant ambiance and a choice of international and innovative delicacies. At the restaurant \\"Il Padrino\\" you will find Italian cuisine and an exquisite wine-list in a Mediterranean atmosphere and the \\"Thai Lotus\\" serves delicious food from the Far East. Here you can enjoy Thai-cuisine. Spoil yourself and enjoy the spectacular view on the lake and the panorama of the Alps of Central Switzerland. Whether you are on business or on a private holiday, we assure you in advance of our best care and attention and are looking forward to welcome you as our guest. Unique Location: Situated directly on the lakeside promenade, it offers easy access to the old city, all important sights, shopping area, culture & convention centre (KKL) and the railway station. From the hotel there are views across the lake to the Alps and one can see the famous mountains Rigi, Stanserhorn and Pilatus. Additional amenities Room: Cable and Pay TV, Direct dial two-line telephone, Voicemail messaging, TV review billing, Working desk, PC plugs, Hairdryer, Bathrobe and slippers. Additional amenities Hotel: WIFI, Business corner with free internet access, Concierge service, English speaking stuff 24 hours, Laundry and dry cleaning services, Reading room. PLEASE NOTE: ALL ROOMS ARE NON-SMOKING. SMOKING WILL ONLY BE PERMITTED IN THE PUBLIC AREAS SUCH AS BAR AND RESTAURANTS."
This lovely five star comes highly recommended particularly for discerning travellers insisting on fine service.
The hotel is located directly on the promenade by Lake Lucerne about five minutes walk into the centre of the charming old town.
The rooms vary considerably in size, from medium to very large. They are mostly very opulent with antique furniture and high ceilings, and enjoy breathtaking views over Lake Lucerne and beyond to the mountains. It goes without saying in this top five star that both the rooms and the luxurious bathrooms are in exceptional condition.
The hotel has three restaurants one is traditional and very grand with beautiful coving round the ceiling and chandeliers, one is an Italian restaurant: Gault Millau restaurant II Padrino, offering lunch and dinner. Finally the hotel also has a very high class Thai restaurant. All three restaurants offer terrace dining in the summer season.
***08FEB-12FEB10: SWIMMING POOL IS CLOSED. ARRANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE FOR GUESTS TO USE HOTEL’S ALTERNATIVE POOL.***
Central 1 kms to city centre 60 kms to the nearest airport (zurich) 1 km to the nearest station (bahnhof)
41 Single rooms Double rooms Twin rooms Triple rooms Non-smoking rooms
Location. This luxury property is located in Lucerne, close to Hofkirche, Lowenplatz, and Bourbaki Panorama. Also nearby are Lucerne Town Hall and Chapel Bridge.
Grand Hotel National has an outdoor pool, an indoor pool, a sauna, and a fitness facility. Business amenities include a business center, wireless Internet access, business services, and secretarial services. Grand Hotel National has a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/caf?. 24 hour room service is available. Event facilities consist of a ballroom, exhibit space, conference rooms, and banquet facilities. This 5.0 star property provides an airport shuttle (surcharge). This is a smoke free property (fines may apply for violations).
Amenities featured in guestrooms include minibars and complimentary newspapers. In addition, amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards, hypo allergenic bedding, and extra towels/bedding. Guestrooms have satellite television with pay movies. Business friendly amenities include direct dial phones and voice mail. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, and hair dryers. Guestroom services include a turndown service, housekeeping, and wake up calls. All guestrooms at Grand Hotel National are non smoking.
Created in the 1870s by Cesar Ritz, Grand Hotel National is located on the lakeside promenade, within walking distance of the downtown area, and approximately 40 miles from Zurich International Airport. This location is also within walking distance of the old city and the famous Chapel Bridge, the medieval wooden bridge that crosses the Rheuss, the river of Lucerne. From the hotel there are views across the lake to the Alps and one can see the famous Rigi, Stanserhorn, and Pilatus mountains. Guests have included monarchs and diplomats from all over Europe.
Hotel amenities include swimming pools, sauna, and solarium. Le Trianon offers French cuisine and an extensive wine list, while the National Bar has live music nightly and turn-of-the-century interior. The restaurant Thai Lotus and Padrino Italian restaurant are also on site. The hotel offers room service, a concierge, and valet laundry service.
All rooms feature Italian marble floors, silk wallpaper, hand-woven carpets, and sofas.
Superior and exquisitely elegant 5 star accommodation situated on the edge of Four Canton Lake (Lake Lucerne). Every possible request is catered for in this historic hotel, once managed by the legendary Caesar Ritz. Among the world\'s finest hotels, the luxurious Grand national was established on the banks of Lake Lucerne more than a century ago. The grandeur of hotel\'s stunning French facade is equalled by the Grand National\'s public and private interior.Over the years, Grand National Lucerne Hotel has become an important setting for history in the making. The hotel\'s architect, Colonel Maximilian-Alphons Pfyffer, a well-connected Swiss Officer, C asar Ritz, the then Hotel Director whose name was later to become known world-wide, Auguste Escoffier, once a chef at the hotel and a name still on the tip of every gourmet\'s tongue have all contributed towards placing the hotel in the history books of Lucerne.
Superior and exquisitely elegant 5-star accommodation situated on the edge of Four Canton Lake (Lake Lucerne). Every possible request is catered for in this historic hotel, once managed by the legendary Caesar Ritz. All 41 magnificent rooms are furnished with hand-carved furniture and exude an air of warmth, tranquillity and elegance. All rooms are equipped with all the facilities expected of this class of hotel. The different restaurants and bars of the hotel will satisfy every guest`s taste as they are able to choose between traditional Swiss cuisine, italian/mediterreanean cuisine and food from the far east. And during summer time, the sun terrace overlooking the lake welcomes guests for a drink or a light meal. Perfect setting for a nice holiday! (N.B: Please note that all bedrooms are non-smoking - smoking is still permitted in the public areas of the hotel, such as bar and restaurants)
The hotel is partly accessible for disabled people (via a side entrance). The luxurious Grand Hotel National is situated directly on the shore of Lake Lucerne, only a 5-minute walk from the train station and the old town. Lucerne's legendary luxury hotel was built in the 1870s by César Ritz and Auguste Escoffier. Today it still provides highest-quality accommodation, culinary perfection and great musical entertainment in the National Bar. You have free access to the spa facilities of the Migros Fitness Park across the street. The rooms and suites offer views of the city or the lake. All 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.
The Grand National Hotel is located in Luzern making it one of the best hotels to stay at while in town. The hotel has a total of 41 well-appointed rooms designed with the guests' comfort in mind. Each guestroom is fully equipped with desk, hair dryer, in room safe. The amenities and services offered at this Luzern accommodation include casino, bar/pub, room service, meeting facilities. To unwind, guests can enjoy the leisure facilities provided on the hotel's property, including sauna, golf course (on site), massage, kids club. Being one of the good quality hotels in Luzern, guests staying at this hotel will find its convenient location and tranquil atmosphere pleasurable. For your reservation at the Grand National Hotel Luzern, please choose your period of stay and fill out our secure online booking form.
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. The hotel boasts an indoor spa where guests can take a swim in the hotel's swimming pool; guests on business can make use of the six meeting rooms and business services. Grand Hotel Nationals 41 guestrooms are decorated in lush Fin de Siecle style, with marble floors; all feature satellite telvision, minibars, and wireless Internet.
Built in 1871 and renovated in 2001, this first-class 4-storey hotel comprises a total of 37 rooms spread as well as 12 suites. Facilities include an elegant lobby, lifts, a café, a bar, 3 restaurants and 9 conference rooms.
The Grand National Hotel is located on a lakeside promenade offering easy access to the Lucerne city centre and famous Chapel Bridge.