The best hotel in Lucerne

We're an independent, privately owned Grand Hotel with a long history and fascinating architecture. Step inside – and join us as we continue our 150-plus years of history.

Fassade Detail Grand Hotel National Luzern

Once frequented by French nobility, Russian aristocracy and the British upper class, nowadays the grandiose setting is enlivened by cosmopolitan guests who add fresh grandeur to the establishment.

A fixture – since 1870

Staying at the Grand Hotel National means immersing yourself in a different era. The high-ceilinged rooms, wide staircases and long corridors still exude an aura of classic elegance and inspire reminiscences of bygone but no less glamorous eras.

Today, the Grand Hotel National Lucerne presents itself as a historic, vibrant 5-star establishment with 41 rooms and suites, 22 apartments, and modern office space; not forgetting 6 restaurants/bars, 2 ballrooms, conference rooms as well as a pool floor with sauna.

More on the history

 

Marie-Louise Ritz

César Ritz made his guests "friends of the house" – through attentive, personal and world-class service. Our mission is the same: as a team, we're committed to meeting your every need.

Grand Hotel National Luzern Portrait - Raimondo Erculiani

Raimondo P. Erculiani

Proprietor 
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Grand Hotel National Luzern Portrait - Gabriel Stucki

Gabriel Stucki

General Manager 
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Daniela Schelski

Human Resources Manager 
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Andreas Fienbork

Head of Commercial
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Paola Zuber Guzman

Director of Marketing & Sales 
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Grand Hotel National Luzern Portrait - Flurina Rathgeb

Flurina Rathgeb

Front Office Manager 
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Grand Hotel National Luzern Portrait - Natalia Harrison

Natalia Harrison

Residence Manager 
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Grand Hotel National Luzern Portrait - Tino Wagner

Tino Wagner

Finance Manager
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Dario Salvel

Director of Operations, COO
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Dariane Fankhauser

Assistant F&B Manager
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Are you the one? 

Host
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Grand Hotel National Luzern Portrait - Ayla Arnautovic

Ajla Arnautovic

Assistant Event Manager
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Grand Hotel National Luzern Portrait - Alexandra Nägele

Alexandra Nägele

Executive Housekeeper Hotel 
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Grand Hotel National Luzern Portrait - Celia Nunes

Celia Nunes

Executive Housekeeper Residence 
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Kirsten Rottmann

Chief Maintenance 
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As willing hosts, we're proud of our establishment and its history. Be our guest in this stately building and feel the sense of energy in the air.

What we stand for and believe in

G – as in Grand or genuine hospitality

H – as in Hotel or historical establishment

N – as in National or open to new ideas

L – as in Lucerne or enhancing quality of life

 

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Concierge vor Grand Hotel National Luzern

We bear responsibility for this venerable building and are committed to ensuring its preservation for future generations – through mindful use of our resources and deep roots in the region.

Through our prominent location on the Lucerne lakefront amidst spectacular scenery, and owing to our remarkable history, we feel duty bound to be mindful of the natural environment and the region. Wherever possible, we prioritize local suppliers. Moreover, we maintain long-term and respectful relationships with our business partners and employees.

As an autonomous, privately owned company, we're able to apply these principles independently and credibly.

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Advantages of direct booking

  • Direct path to the best price
  • 10% for the Restaurant National or the National Bar
  • One free minibar filling (beer & soft drinks)
  • Lucerne chocolate coins