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10 Best Hotels in Lucerne

Altstadt Hotel Magic Luzern
3 out of 5
Brandgässli 1, Lucerne, LU
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0.05 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (586 reviews)

"Surprised to see upon arrival that the check-in is done in a different hotel and that the room is accessed through a very sad looking staircase (or lift). The room itself was spacious and comfortable, but the bathtub not very practical."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan. 2020

Altstadt Hotel Magic Luzern
VISIONAPARTMENTS Lucerne Neustadtstrasse
3.5 out of 5
Neustadtstrasse 16, Lucerne
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0.96 km from city centre
3.4/5Good! (625 reviews)
great little hotel

"great little hotel. close to the main train station, about a 10 minute walk..and to the covered bridge and main area. you also got a pass to use the buses for free, which was great. wifi and a/c. room was perfect for our stay."…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct. 2018

VISIONAPARTMENTS Lucerne Neustadtstrasse
 Ameron Luzern Hotel Flora
4 out of 5
Seidenhofstrasse 5, Lucerne, LU
AU$300
per night
1 May - 2 May
0.25 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,939 reviews)

"Due to my short stay, i did not check out the restaurant."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

Ameron Luzern Hotel Flora
Seehotel Hermitage
4.5 out of 5
Seeburgstrasse 72, Lucerne, LU
AU$317
per night
30 Apr. - 1 May
3.5 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (692 reviews)

"Location ideal, away from bustle of city centre with fantastic views over lake and mountains but accessible to the city centre by regular and free bus journey or walk. Staff friendly and helpful. Good breakfast and restaurant was also a positive experience. Clean and quiet rooms. A good night sleep ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar. 2020

Seehotel Hermitage
ibis budget Luzern City
1 out of 5
Kellerstrasse 6, Lucerne
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$113
per night
11 Apr. - 12 Apr.
1.04 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (589 reviews)

"Nice hotel about 10 mins walk from Lucern train station. Room a bit small but clean. They do charge a fee for luggage storage which I haven't come across staying in lots of hotels."…"

Reviewed on 14 Feb. 2020

ibis budget Luzern City
Star Vacation Homes Lucerne
3.5 out of 5
13 Gibraltarstrasse, Lucerne, LU
AU$103
per night
14 Apr. - 15 Apr.
0.6 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (21 reviews)

"I liked the straight forward and honest style of the apartment"…"

Reviewed on 16 Nov. 2019

Star Vacation Homes Lucerne
Cascada Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
Bundesplatz 18, Lucerne, LU
AU$330
per night
28 Apr. - 29 Apr.
0.73 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (531 reviews)

"The staff was super friendly and helpful. The breakfast buffet and restaurant was excellent. The hotel was walking distance to the main part of Lucerne and very close to public transportation. I recommend this hotel!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan. 2020

Cascada Boutique Hotel
Altstadt Hotel Le Stelle Luzern
3 out of 5
Hirschenplatz 3, Lucerne, LU
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0.06 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (230 reviews)
Convenient location

"Pro: convenient location Con: no check-in instruction at all and was difficult to locate the hotel.. it’s hidden in a restaurant. And check in counter was at another hotel in the group"…"

Reviewed on 28 Dec. 2019

Altstadt Hotel Le Stelle Luzern
Hotel Des Balances
4 out of 5
Weinmarkt, Lucerne, LU
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AU$264
per night
21 Apr. - 22 Apr.
0.13 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (409 reviews)

"Very good we are happy to stay in this hotel although little bit too cramp for 2 persons. But overall pleasant to stay. Need to improve on the entrance staircase for additional elevator or engage someone to help carry luggages up to receptionist."…"

Reviewed on 4 Feb. 2020

Hotel Des Balances
ibis Styles Luzern
3 out of 5
Friedenstrasse 8, Lucerne, LU
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AU$191
per night
8 May - 9 May
0.69 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (589 reviews)

"Nice hotel, excellent location and the staff very helpful"…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar. 2020

ibis Styles Luzern
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Accommodation in Lucerne

Lucerne is a family-friendly, romantic neighbourhood with convenient options for restaurants. The neighbourhood's charm comes through with its friendly people. Many visitors come to bask in its beautiful outdoor settings, namely the mountains, lake, and glaciers. A stay at one of Lucerne's hotels makes it easy to venture out into the greater Adligenswil area.

Sightseeing around Lucerne

The monuments and historic sites offer insight into the area's history, while the museums add a sense of refinement. The local culture at Museum Sammlung Rosengart, KKL Lucerne, and Rosengart Collection might be just what you're looking for. Franciscan Church, Jesuit Church, and Chapel Bridge are significant monuments. Mill Bridge, Saint Peters Church, and Spreuer Bridge are a few landmarks that can't be missed.

Popular activities in the area include shopping, boating, and sightseeing. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Glacier Garden, Lake Side Promenade, or Hammetschwand Lift. Explore nature at Wissifluh Cable Car, Kraebel Cable Car, and Emmetten-Stockhuette Cable Car. If retail therapy is on the agenda, you might consider a shopping trip to Metalli Shopping Centre. A visit to Brunni Cable Car, Weggis Cable Car, or Kuessnacht am Rigi Cable Car won't disappoint either.

A few of the area's most popular attractions are Loewenplatz, Swiss Transportation Museum, and Mount Pilatus. Historisches Museum, Lucerne Arts Museum, and Natur-Museum are other top spots to see.

Getting around Lucerne

If you want to venture out of town, Luzern Station is the closest train station. You can also catch a ride at Werftestrasse Luzern Station.

The closest major airport is Zurich (ZRH), located 49 km (30.5 miles) from Lucerne.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Lucerne?
Hotel Des Balances is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It is located a short 3-minute walk from Chapel Bridge. Reviews from our site also recommend Hotel Beau Séjour Lucerne and The Bed and Breakfast as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Lucerne, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the top deals on offer in Lucerne.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Lucerne?
Based on reviews, Aparthotel Adler is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free newspapers. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include THE TOURIST CITY & RIVER HOTEL LUCERNE and Grand Hotel National.
What's the best accommodation option for a family trip to Lucerne?
B&B Bettstatt-Neustadt is a B&B with free breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good options for your child-friendly holiday include Seehotel Hermitage and Hotel de la Paix. Also, attractions in the area such as Kneippanlage Schwandalp are fun for the whole family.
What's the best place to stay for couples in Lucerne?
Radisson Blu Hotel, Lucerne is a favourite 4.5-star hotel for couples, and features 24-hour room service and a full-service spa. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include The Hotel Luzern, Autograph Collection and Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Lucerne?
Hotel Drei Könige is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers concierge services and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include Hotel Luzernerhof and Hotel Rebstock Luzern.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Lucerne?
Hotel Des Balances is a top 4.5-star beachfront hotel with 2 restaurants and a full-service spa. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Radisson Blu Hotel, Lucerne and Grand Hotel National. Spend some quality time by the water at Seebad Eich.
What's the best high-end hotel in Lucerne?
Hotel Des Balances is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. The Hotel Luzern, Autograph Collection and Renaissance Lucerne Hotel are two other upscale options for your trip.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Lucerne?
The Hotel Luzern, Autograph Collection is a favourite 5-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. Hotel Des Balances and Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern are other choices for a boutique stay.
What's the best accommodation in Lucerne to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Ameron Luzern Hotel Flora is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and features a restaurant and free WiFi. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Boutique Hotel Weisses Kreuz and Altstadt Hotel Magic Luzern. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument and Jesuit Church.
How is it staying in Lucerne?
History buffs will enjoy exploring Lucerne, and visitors give high marks for the lakeside setting, magnificent mountain views and local tours. Tourists who journey to this walkable city can discover its museums, shopping and live music. Top sights in the city include Chapel Bridge, KKL Lucerne and Lion Monument. In Lucerne, there are 233 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Lucerne?
The city is well known for its museums and live music, and cultural venues include KKL Lucerne, Swiss Transportation Museum and Rosengart Collection. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks such as Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument and Jesuit Church. The lakes and mountains highlight the city’s natural beauty with places to visit including Glacier Garden, Hammetschwand Lift and Lake Side Promenade.

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