Beginning of main content
Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) travel advisories, some destinations may be unavailable for certain dates. Find out more.

Earn Orbucks instantly: $1 Orbuck = $1 USD, good toward hotels

Save 10% or more on select hotels with Insider Prices

Book on the app to instantly earn 5% on 350,000+ hotels

Featured Switzerland Historic Hotels

Marktgasse Hotel
Marktgasse Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 Marktgasse 17, Zürich
Free Cancellation
$188
5.0/5 (2 reviews)

Great central Old Town location. Minimal, classy and very clean. The beds were beyond comfortable as well. Wonderful little deli on the lower level called Delish is a great place to enjoy good food and people-watch

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020
Marktgasse Hotel features free WiFi in public areas, spa services, and coffee in a common area. Airport transportation is made easy with an airport shuttle (available ...
HistoricalWifiBar
Der Teufelhof Basel
Der Teufelhof Basel
3.0 out of 5.0 Leonhardsgraben 47-49, Basel, BS
$165
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

Best and very unique hotel in Basel! Great location, delicious breakfast and friendly associates.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2019
Der Teufelhof Basel features free WiFi in public areas, a conference center, and a business center. Self parking is offered for CHF 25 per night. Multilingual ...
HistoricalDiningBreakfast
Hotel Spalentor
Hotel Spalentor
4.0 out of 5.0 Schönbeinstrasse 1, Basel, BS
Free Cancellation
$134
4.8/5 (21 reviews)

The hotel is quite nice, good rooms, AC and is in a great location!

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019
Guests of Hotel Spalentor enjoy a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. Self parking is offered for CHF 15 per night. The ...
HistoricalWifiAir Conditioning
Boutique Hotel Weisses Kreuz
Boutique Hotel Weisses Kreuz
3.5 out of 5.0 Furrengasse 19, Lucerne, LU
Free Cancellation
$179
4.8/5 (4 reviews)

The location was excellent less than a mile from the train. Walking distance to restaurants, museums, churches! I am a missionary and traveling alone the price was exceptional. Lovely buffet breakfast included.

Reviewed on May 23, 2019
Guests of Boutique Hotel Weisses Kreuz enjoy a rooftop terrace, free WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ...
HistoricalWifiWalking
Sorell Hotel Rütli
Sorell Hotel Rütli
3.5 out of 5.0 Zaehringerstrasse 43, Zürich, ZH
Free Cancellation
$193
4.5/5 (22 reviews)

Great proximity to train station 5m walk Starbucks next door. Wonderful breakfast Fair amount of street / crowd noise until 1-2am ( but it was Saturday, not hotels fauly)

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020
Sorell Hotel Rütli features free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a business center. Airport transportation is made easy with a shuttle from the hotel ...
HistoricalWifiFree Internet
Ameron Luzern Hotel Flora
Ameron Luzern Hotel Flora
4.0 out of 5.0 Seidenhofstrasse 5, Lucerne, LU
Free Cancellation
$151
4.5/5 (31 reviews)

Room is quite small, but accommodating. Good location, it appears.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019
Renovated in 2017, Ameron Luzern Hotel Flora offers free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour business center, and a library. Self parking is offered for CHF 26 per ...
HistoricalAir ConditioningParking
Hotel Basel
Hotel Basel
4.0 out of 5.0 Münzgasse 12, Basel, BS
Free Cancellation
$184
4.4/5 (12 reviews)

I liked the friendly staff at the reception, always available to help.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020
Guests of Hotel Basel enjoy free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and a computer station. Valet parking is available for CHF 29.00 per night. Multilingual ...
HistoricalWifiFree Wifi
Hotel Adler Zürich
Hotel Adler Zürich
3.0 out of 5.0 Rosengasse 10, Zürich
Free Cancellation
$176
4.3/5 (29 reviews)

Great location. Friendly staff. Good breakfast selection.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020
Hotel Adler Zürich features free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a business center. If you drive, self parking is CHF 40 per day, or you can take advantage ...
HistoricalDiningWifi
Central Plaza Hotel
Central Plaza Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 Central 1, Zürich, ZH
Free Cancellation
$240
4.3/5 (15 reviews)

Way overpriced. Air conditioner did not work. Rack for suitcase was too small. Not enough plug ins. Location was good.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019
Guests of Central Plaza Hotel enjoy a health club, free WiFi in public areas, and a 24-hour business center. Self parking is available for CHF 35 per day. The ...
HistoricalSportsRecreation
Altstadt Hotel Krone Luzern
Altstadt Hotel Krone Luzern
3.0 out of 5.0 Weinmarkt 12, Lucerne, LU
Free Cancellation
$143
4.2/5 (4 reviews)

Excellent staff, quick and very helpful. Room was perfect and is in a great location.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2018
Guests of Altstadt Hotel Krone Luzern enjoy free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and a computer station. Self parking is available for CHF 27 per day. ...
HistoricalBreakfastWalking
Bristol Hotel
Bristol Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 Stampfenbachstrasse 34, Zürich, ZH
Free Cancellation
$126
4.2/5 (24 reviews)

The rooms are on the small side but it's well located by the main Zurich train station, only about 20 minutes from the airport. It was perfectly fine for crashing for one night. The breakfast was a surprise in that it was relatively well arrayed. Nothing hot but a good array of bread, cereals, and ...

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020
Guests of Bristol Hotel enjoy access to free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a business center. There's discounted offsite parking, and a shuttle from ...
HistoricalWifiInternet
Hotel du Theatre by Fassbind
Hotel du Theatre by Fassbind
3.0 out of 5.0 Seilergraben 69, Zürich, ZH
Free Cancellation
$112
4.1/5 (7 reviews)

Within walking distance of Main train station plus shops and restaurants. The city map they gave had a suggested walking route to all the main old city sites. Very helpful.

Reviewed on May 6, 2017
Guests of Hotel du Theatre by Fassbind enjoy free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and a computer station. A multilingual staff is on hand to assist ...
HistoricalToursFree Internet
Boutique Hotel Wellenberg
Boutique Hotel Wellenberg
4.0 out of 5.0 Niederdorf Strasse 10, Zürich, ZH
Free Cancellation
$202
3.9/5 (19 reviews)

Such a great boutique hotel in Zurich Old Town. Central & a quick walk anywhere. Spacious rooms & excellent breakfast!

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2019
Guests of Boutique Hotel Wellenberg enjoy free WiFi in public areas, coffee in a common area, and a library. For transportation, you can make use of an airport ...
HistoricalDiningWifi
Altstadt Hotel Magic Luzern
Altstadt Hotel Magic Luzern
3.0 out of 5.0 Brandgässli 1, Lucerne, LU
Free Cancellation
$127
3.5/5 (4 reviews)

The outlets were all 3 prong so our adaptors didn’t work.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2019
Dating back to 1500, Altstadt Hotel Magic Luzern features free WiFi in public areas and a business center. Valet parking is offered for CHF 27.00 per day. The ...
HistoricalBreakfastParking
Aparthotel Adler
Aparthotel Adler
3.0 out of 5.0 Süesswinkel 10, Lucerne, LU
2.4/5 (5 reviews)

Infested with bugs , bed bugs and not able to sleep even 5 minutes, suffered a lot

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2019
Aparthotel Adler features free WiFi in public areas and free newspapers. Offsite parking is offered for a fee. Front-desk staff can assist with tours/tickets ...
HistoricalWalkingWifi
Map

Uncover the Intrigue of a Switzerland Historic Hotel

Featuring a variety of historic hotels, Switzerland offers travelers a rich tapestry of one-of-a-kind local experiences. Whether you choose opulence or rustic charm, you can embrace life in a different era for a night, a weekend, or an extended stay.

Upgrades and restores
Historic hotels have often been painstakingly restored to reflect their original glory or to update them with a contemporary vibe. You can choose to rough it in humble historic accommodations, or experience the good life in the area's sophisticated restored mansions and original hotels.

Historic hotels allow you to embrace each hotel’s heyday. Sip drinks in a retro bar, relish a candlelit dinner in a lavish dining room, or enjoy a private fire in your own well-appointed suite.

Many historic hotels even feature original grand facades and modern interiors with newly renovated lobbies and rooms. Others have been meticulously restored to reflect every historic detail of the building’s past. Choose how you wish to experience the history of Switzerland!

Get a glimpse of the past at a Switzerland historic hotel
Whether you’re looking for a retro experience or you want something from a different century, a stay at a famous hotel in Switzerland offers an unforgettable escape that will take your vacation to a new and unexpected level.

Discover life in Switzerland from a different perspective with a trip back in time and book your historic hotel stay today.

Recent Reviews

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.