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Lucerne hotels and places to stay

Hotel Des Balances
4 out of 5
Weinmarkt, Lucerne, LU
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £172 per night
0.08 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (424 reviews)

"Excellent location with beautiful view on the city center. Great shopping and restaurants around within walking distance. Staff is very friendly and helpful"…"

Reviewed on 23 Jun 2020

Hotel Des Balances
Galaxy Apartments
3.5 out of 5
13 Gibraltarstrasse, Lucerne, LU
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0.37 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (24 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 16 Nov 2019

Galaxy Apartments
Radisson Blu Hotel, Lucerne
4.5 out of 5
Lakefront Center, Inseliquai 12, Lucerne, LU
The price is £176 per night
0.48 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (915 reviews)

"Convenient location, modern hotel, spacious room, very clean"…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel, Lucerne
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Seehotel Hermitage
4.5 out of 5
Seeburgstrasse 72, Lucerne, LU
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £294 per night
2.17 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (702 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
Hotel Continental Park
4 out of 5
Murbacherstrasse 4, Lucerne, LU
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £177 per night
0.29 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (704 reviews)
Excellent stay and wonderful location!

"Excellent hotel and it is very close to the train station (SBB)! Walkable distance to Lucerne old town. Room temperature and decoration are great! You can find Migro where you can buy foods, drinks, fruits and snacks easily downstairs."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020

Hotel Continental Park
Hotel Monopol
4 out of 5
Pilatusstrasse 1, Lucerne, LU
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £143 per night
0.2 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (328 reviews)

"Wonderful hotel. Very near the main station and within walking distance from everything you need. Many dining options nearby and good transport links. Would highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020

Hotel Monopol
Altstadt Hotel Le Stelle Luzern
3 out of 5
Hirschenplatz 3, Lucerne, LU
The price is £93 per night
0.04 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (237 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
Art Deco Hotel Montana
4.5 out of 5
Adligenswilerstrasse 22, Lucerne
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £246 per night
0.7 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (160 reviews)

"Nice location. Beautiful view. Excellent kitchen. Nice spacious rooms"…"

Reviewed on 14 Nov 2019

Art Deco Hotel Montana
Seeburg Swiss Quality Hotel
3 out of 5
Seeburgstrasse 53-61, Lucerne, LU
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The price is £155 per night
1.83 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (544 reviews)

"Wonderful staff! Hotel itself is nice, but dated - 1950s bathroom (very tiny), walls between rooms have very little insulation (you hear everything), and rooms face a gorgeous lake with a busy road. Fruhstuck is top-notch and fondue restaurant is terrific!"…"

Reviewed on 14 Jan 2020

Seeburg Swiss Quality Hotel
Cascada Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
Bundesplatz 18, Lucerne, LU
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £152 per night
0.46 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (537 reviews)
Fantastic stay

"Service, friendliness, comfort, food was excellent. Could not fault a thing."…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2020

Cascada Boutique Hotel
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Visiting 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 Lucerne Town Hall, Chapel Bridge and Loewenplatz.

  • There are 92 hotels and other accommodation options in Lucerne
  • The closest major airport is in Zurich (ZRH), 30.1 mi (48.5 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Lucerne

The city is well known for its museums and live music, and cultural venues include Swiss Transportation Museum, KKL Lucerne and Rosengart Collection. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Chapel Bridge, Loewenplatz, and Lion Monument. The lakes and mountains highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Glacier Garden, Hammetschwand Lift and Lake Side Promenade.

In Kriens, you can choose from 92 hotels and other accommodation choices to make it easy to plan your holiday getaway at an affordable rate. Below are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Hotel Beau Séjour Lucerne - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a bar, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its overall value and central location.
  • Art Deco Hotel Montana - Our customers like the dining options and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. This 4.5-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi and 2 bars.
  • Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern - This 5-star hotel features a full-service spa, 2 restaurants and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and central location.

Other top sights in Lucerne include Lucerne Town Hall. In the surrounding area, popular places to visit include Mount Pilatus, 5.6 mi/9 km from the heart of the city, and Engelberg-Titlis Ski Resort, which is 16.8 mi (27.1 km) away.

Getting around Lucerne

To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Lucerne Station or Werftestrasse Luzern Station. Lucerne may not have many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Dressing for Lucerne

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 12°C during the day and -4°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 23°C, whilst the average at night is 3°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 24°C with night-time averages of 8°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 16°C and night-time averages of -3°C
  • Lucerne gets about 27 millimetres of rain per year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 23°C, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging -3°C

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 Hotel Central Luzern 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, VISIONAPARTMENTS Lucerne Neustadtstrasse is a popular 3.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and laundry facilities. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Hotel Hofgarten and ibis budget Luzern City.
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 TOP Hotel Restaurant Anker Luzern and Hotel Drei Könige. Also, attractions in the area such as Natur- und Tierpark Goldau and Standseilbahn Schwyz-Stoos are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for couples in Lucerne?
Romantik Hotel Wilden Mann is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features bathrobes and minibars. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Ameron Luzern Hotel Flora and Seeburg Swiss Quality Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Lucerne?
Altstadt Hotel Krone Luzern is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and laundry facilities for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include Hotel Bellevue and Palace Luzern.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Lucerne?
Hotel Des Balances is a top 4.5-star hotel for a beach holiday, and features a full-service spa and a restaurant. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Grand Hotel National and Seehotel Hermitage. Spend some quality time by the water at Seebad Eich.
What's the best high-end hotel in Lucerne?
Grand Hotel National is a 5-star hotel with 4 restaurants and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Radisson Blu Hotel, Lucerne and Art Deco Hotel Montana 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. Chateau Guetsch and Hotel Hofgarten are other choices for a boutique stay.
What's the best accommodation in Lucerne to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Aparthotel Adler is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for those interested in history and it features free WiFi. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Hotel Hofgarten and Renaissance Lucerne Hotel. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument and Jesuit Church.

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