The St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London may be hogging the spotlight (understandably, its extravagant renovation has tongues wagging!), but the newly-opened Renaissance Lucerne Hotel also deserves a little press love. Located in the very heart of Lucerne (just a few minutes from both the train station and Lake Lucerne), this century-old palace offers just 86 guest rooms with decorative ceilings meticulously restored after an ambitious renovation. Behind the historic facade, a contemporary hotel offers great dining options (Mexican eats at Pacifico, Asian plates and cocktails at the Blue Bar & Smoker's Lounge). The setting in the historic city center is fabulous; the concierge team can hook you up with boat excursions on the lake to take in the views of the iconic peaks, Pilatus, Rigi and Titlis.
Nestled on the banks of Lake Lucerne, the Radisson Blu Hotel Lucerne with its fully glazed facade, offers rooms with lake views, restaurants and first class service. The hotel is part of a development centre with retail outlets,... more >>
Created in the 1870s by Cesar Ritz, Guests of Grand Hotel National have included monarchs and diplomats from all over Europe. Hotel amenities include swimming pools, sauna, and solarium. Le Trianon offers French cuisine and an... more >>