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Grand Hotel National places you within a 15-minute stroll of popular sights such as Loewenplatz and Lucerne Town Hall. This 41-room, 5-star hotel has a casino along with an indoor pool and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Lucerne and also close to Chapel Bridge and Swiss Transportation Museum.


This hotel is home to 4 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat. Satisfy your hunger without leaving your room with 24-hour room service, or quench your thirst with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. Start your day off right with buffet breakfast, which is served for a fee from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.


All 41 individually decorated rooms provide minibars, espresso makers, and free newspapers. Guests can expect free WiFi and 40-inch flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, designer toiletries, bathrobes, and slippers. Other amenities include free bottled water, safes, and desks.

Property features

Grand Hotel National features a casino, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. Parking is CHF 60 per day (CHF 35 per night for valet parking)—but if you prefer not to drive, catch a ride in the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for CHF 360 per vehicle one way. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a sauna, an outdoor tennis court, and free WiFi in public areas.


  • Walking distance to Loewenplatz and Lucerne Town Hall
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Casino

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 12 October 2016 to 31 March 2017 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Hallway
  • Meeting facilities
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Grand Hotel National, located on the lake, boasts an indoor spa where guests can unwind with a sauna and sunbed before going for a refreshing dip in the indoor pool. Guests on business can make use of the hotel's 2 meeting/conference rooms, the 24-hour business center, and complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. There are 4 restaurants, a coffee shop, and 24-hour room service on site. The property also has an outdoor tennis court. A roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) is available on request, parking is available (for a surcharge).

  • Indoor pool 
  • Sauna 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 41 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Concierge services 
  • Express check-in 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Casino 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Terrace 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Year Built 1870 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Grand Hotel National offers 41 accommodations with minibars and espresso makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. 40-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries.

This Lucerne hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and safes. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Slippers 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

Trianon - Gourmet à la carte restaurant offering seasonal French and Swiss specialities in a private atmosphere.

Padrino - Classic Italian dishes including regional specialties are served in an airy room with white walls and plants in pots. Regional Italian wines are available and guests can dine al fresco and enjoy lakeside views in the summer.

Thai Lotus - Decorated in an exotic style with palms, ferns, rich colors and a Thai temple, the restaurant offers an extensive choice of Thai cuisine, including salads, soups and curries.

1871 - International and Swiss kitchen with relaxed ambience.

National Bar - Wood paneling, deep leather armchairs and a resident pianist give the bar a gentleman's club atmosphere; the terrace overlooks the lake and the snow-capped Alps beyond.

Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Snowshoeing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 

Spa Services

The Grand Hotel National's full-service spa offers an array of services, including aromatherapy treatments, body treatments, facials and massages.

  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 3 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of CHF 30 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of CHF 30.00 per night

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 3.60 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.
  • Resort fee: CHF 2.10 per person, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: CHF 35 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: CHF 360 per vehicle (one way)
  • Self parking fee: CHF 60 per day
  • Valet parking fee: CHF 35 per night
  • Pet deposit: CHF 30.00 per night
  • Pet fee: CHF 30 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: CHF 100 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Grand Hotel National
  • Grand Hotel National Lucerne
  • Grand National Hotel
  • Grand National Lucerne
  • Hotel Grand National
  • Hotel National
  • Grand Hotel Lucerne

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 5 stars.

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