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Top Lucerne Historic Hotels

Hotel Des Balances
4 out of 5
Weinmarkt, Lucerne, LU
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The price is £133 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
4.6/5Exceptional! (455 reviews)

"Amazing view of the river and the Old City. Clean, friendly staff, great food"…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep 2020

Hotel Des Balances
Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern
5 out of 5
Schweizerhofquai, Lucerne, LU
The price is £240 per night from 22 Mar to 23 Mar
4.6/5Wonderful! (258 reviews)
Worth a stay

"Another great hotel to return to. Service, staff and room were great."…"

Reviewed on 6 Feb 2020

Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern
 Ameron Luzern Hotel Flora
4 out of 5
Seidenhofstrasse 5, Lucerne, LU
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4.5/5Wonderful! (997 reviews)
Top!

"Schneller Check-in und Check-out. Sehr gute, zentrale Lage. Bad könnte im EZ etwas geräumiger sein, geht aber. Sehr nette Rezeption, hilfsbereit mit Infos beim Check-in."…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct 2020

Ameron Luzern Hotel Flora
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Romantik Hotel Wilden Mann
4 out of 5
Bahnhofstrasse 30, Lucerne, LU
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4.5/5Wonderful! (156 reviews)
Fantastic.

"The place in the heart of the city, so clore to the other monuments, to the river, to the Old City... The hotel is like a jewel. Peopple are really gentle."…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep 2020

Romantik Hotel Wilden Mann
Cascada Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
Bundesplatz 18, Lucerne, LU
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4.4/5Wonderful! (579 reviews)
A quirky delight!

"We wanted an escape from the lockdown of Geneva and chose Lucerne for a long weekend. The guest reviews persuaded us in the direction of Cascada and we could not have been happier. It was all done with a lot or care and love! Kind service, lovely food, nice rooms and small gestures which I so appreciated ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Nov 2020

Cascada Boutique Hotel
Hotel Hofgarten
4 out of 5
Stadthofstrasse 14, Lucerne, LU
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4.4/5Excellent! (508 reviews)

"Super nice personal! Nice ambiance. Great breakfast!"…"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2020

Hotel Hofgarten
Renaissance Lucerne Hotel
4 out of 5
Pilatusstrasse 15, Lucerne, LU
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4.4/5Excellent! (399 reviews)

"Hotel is within 6 mins walking distance to train terminal. Overall, a decent hotel in service, cleaness and comfortable Its next to the main street , some rooms can be a bit noisy."…"

Reviewed on 8 Nov 2019

Renaissance Lucerne Hotel
Hotel Continental Park
4 out of 5
Murbacherstrasse 4, Lucerne, LU
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The price is £141 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
4.4/5Excellent! (728 reviews)

"We've stayed in this hotel for quite a few times now. Our time with Hotel Continental Park has always been marvelous. The hotel staffs are extremely friendly and helpful. Quick check-in and out, thorough and detailed services, very good English. Literally 1 minute from the train station. It's close ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2020

Hotel Continental Park
Chateau Guetsch
4 out of 5
Kanonenstrasse, Lucerne, LU
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The price is £178 per night from 3 Mar to 4 Mar
4.3/5Excellent! (321 reviews)
A Great hotel in a great location!

"A very nice hotel, we were made very welcome and the staff were really helpful with recommending places to see and eat! Gorgeous views of lake Lucerne! Would definitely recommend!!"…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2020

Chateau Guetsch
Hotel Rebstock Luzern
4 out of 5
St. Leodegarstrasse 3, Lucerne, LU
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4.3/5Excellent! (411 reviews)
Friendly Vintage Hotel...but better when it’s cool

"There are so many nice things about this hotel. The location is great, the staff is friendly, great breakfast and a cool vintage building. But...there is a trade-off when it comes to heat and noise. On a hot day, the rooms are warm and when you open the windows the church bells ring at every hour. ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul 2020

Hotel Rebstock Luzern
Waldstaetterhof Swiss Quality Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Zentralstrasse 4, Lucerne, LU
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The price is £149 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
4.2/5Excellent! (799 reviews)

"Staff personnel doesn't help much when required for some information"…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Waldstaetterhof Swiss Quality Hotel
Altstadt Hotel Krone Luzern
3 out of 5
Weinmarkt 12, Lucerne, LU
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The price is £98 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
4.2/5Excellent! (876 reviews)

"The location is perfect, right in the center of the old city Rooms are clean"…"

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2020

Altstadt Hotel Krone Luzern
Radisson Blu Hotel, Lucerne
4.5 out of 5
Lakefront Center, Inseliquai 12, Lucerne, LU
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The price is £153 per night from 6 Mar to 7 Mar
4.2/5Excellent! (952 reviews)

"Fine, nothing exceptional. Breakfast only until 10am is ridiculous. No option for room service either."…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel, Lucerne
Hotel Drei Könige
3 out of 5
Bruchstrasse 35, Lucerne, LU
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The price is £105 per night from 8 Mar to 9 Mar
4.2/5Very Good! (982 reviews)
A lovely place to say close to the centre

"The hotel staff were very welcoming and friendly. The room was warm. It was great to be offered bacon and egg for breakfast. The hotel is close to the centre of town as well as the bus and railway station."…"

Reviewed on 14 Nov 2020

Hotel Drei Könige
THE TOURIST CITY & RIVER HOTEL LUCERNE
2 out of 5
St.-karli-quai 12, Lucerne, LU
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4.1/5Very Good! (194 reviews)

"Walking distance to the city center and since I booked a room with balcony overlooking the Reuss River, it is nice to sit there and people watch. Just hot though since no AC but a fan was provided. Small TV with no english channels, no coffee/tea pot and no fridge in the room. The breakfast is a/ok ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2020

THE TOURIST CITY & RIVER HOTEL LUCERNE
Boutique Hotel Weisses Kreuz
3.5 out of 5
Furrengasse 19, Lucerne, LU
The price is £136 per night from 22 Mar to 23 Mar
4/5Very Good! (328 reviews)

"The location was nice, but it was loud because of the restaurant on the street. The staff was great, but it was expensive for what you got."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2019

Boutique Hotel Weisses Kreuz
Hotel Ambassador
3 out of 5
Zürichstrasse 3, Lucerne, LU
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The price is £107 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
4/5Very Good! (226 reviews)

"We had a fabulous stay at Hotel Helvetia. Kind attention from the reception. This hotel located along the river definitely has good vibes."…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2020

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Altstadt Hotel Magic Luzern
3 out of 5
Brandgässli 1, Lucerne, LU
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The price is £90 per night from 12 Mar to 13 Mar
3.9/5Very Good! (615 reviews)
Perfect Location!

"This is a no frills kind of place. There is no front desk, but cleaning service daily. The rooms are cute and themed! The location was perfect!"…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2020

Altstadt Hotel Magic Luzern
Altstadt Hotel Le Stelle Luzern
3 out of 5
Hirschenplatz 3, Lucerne, LU
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The price is £83 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
3.8/5Good! (264 reviews)
Small and functional

"Very close from the train terminal, small room, clean. There is no elevator from the first floor, the elevator is on the 2nd floor., so if you have heavy luggage it’s complicated...."…"

Reviewed on 14 Feb 2020

Altstadt Hotel Le Stelle Luzern
Hotel Falken
2 out of 5
Falkengasse 4-6, Lucerne, LU
The price is £78 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
3.3/5 (391 reviews)

"The hotel was in a good part of town, with historic sights located within walking distance."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

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Guide to Lucerne Historic Hotels

Visiting new cities can be more than just marking off a place on the map, it can also be about experiencing the culture and history of a place. An ideal way to experience the culture of a new place is to immerse yourself in its history. Visiting the region's landmarks or museums is a good beginning, but a stay in a Lucerne historic hotel can carry you back in time. Get ready to pack your duffel (you won't need a time machine) as your Lucerne vintage hotel awaits.

If These Walls Could Talk

A night in one of these Lucerne traditional hotels can transport you to a bygone era as soon as you step into the front door. With Victorian-style architecture and locations in the heart of Lucerne, it will become apparent what makes Lucerne a must for travellers. Thankfully, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past occupants. Although these accommodations are historic, they have many modern conveniences to help you relax or keep in touch on your stay. You'll find rooms furnished with a cosy bed, loads of character, and just about everything else you may want for a marvellous visit.

After you've spent time admiring the historic hotel's grounds, you can tour the famous landmarks and art galleries to appreciate more of the region's culture. Undoubtedly, all this exploring can stimulate your appetite. Check out Expedia's 10439 guest reviews for suggestions from like-minded travellers to help make your Lucerne visit that much better. You can also ask your hotels' front desk to show you where the local places to enjoy a pint or a fantastic dinner in Lucerne are.

Book a Lucerne Historic Hotel Today

Lucerne has 55 vintage hotels that maintain the look and feel of another era. Some of these famous lodgings may have been where renowned actors stayed. You are certain to find a hotel possessing all the amenities and the antique charm you want. If you are wishing to stay in one of these vintage hotels, reserve soon, or you may miss out on one of these unique accommodations.

Frequently asked questions

What should I expect on my historical trip to Lucerne?
Those looking for a historical tour will not be disappointed in a trip to Lucerne. You can admire the majestic mountain landscape and scenic lakeside during your visit. You can also take time at the major shopping area in this walkable area.
What's the best hotel in Lucerne to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Ameron Luzern Hotel Flora is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and free WiFi. Chapel Bridge is a short walk away. A couple of other options close to historic sites include Altstadt Hotel Krone Luzern and Boutique Hotel Weisses Kreuz.
How many historical hotels are located in Lucerne?
In Lucerne, there are 257 hotels bookable on Expedia, including 52 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights in Lucerne?
Lucerne is notable for landmarks like Chapel Bridge, Musegg Wall and Mill Bridge. Cultural venues include KKL Lucerne, Swiss Transportation Museum and Rosengart Collection. Lion Monument is another popular sight to explore.
What is a historic hotel like in Lucerne?
By booking a historic hotel, guests can stay in a place that has an officially recognised historic designation. A palace, castle, grand home or even an old police station, pub, lodge or skyscraper can be identified as a historic hotel as long as it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features can be admired in the communal spaces and guestrooms of such hotels in Lucerne, giving a historical feel.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The physical building and architecture of historic hotels are generally what’s most significant. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value along with how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Lucerne have modern facilities?
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you’ve come to expect, while every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities and the amenities found in a hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Lucerne, you won’t find a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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