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The 252 bright rooms of the Hotel Astoria offer maximum comfort with air conditioning, mini bar, modern bathrooms, Nespresso machines and many more details besides. The various restaurants and bars, three of them awarded with Gault Millau Points, Fitness Studio and professional services, complete the facilities at this 4-star hotel. Together with the excellent location within walking distance of numerous attractions, shopping areas and museums, Hotel Astoria Lucerne is one of the best city hotels of Switzerland.

4 Star Hotel: Comfort, extensive service and genuine hospitality

In the heart of Lucerne, the Hotel Astoria offers 252 bright rooms with clean lines and bright colours forming the design concept. Meeting all the standards of a first class 4 star hotel, amenities include air conditioning, rain shower or marble bathrooms, wood floors and Nespresso machines, minibar, safe and free Wi-Fi all provided as standard in the rooms. The extensive range of services includes an excellent gourmet restaurant and various bars, gym, night porter, organisation of event tickets and excursions, car park and taxi service to the airport. The hotel is rounded off by the friendly and attentive staff, and services that provide genuine hospitality.

Design Hotel: Impressive architecture in the centre of the cultural metropolis of Lucerne

The Hotel Astoria Lucerne is the work of two star architects Jaques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron who created an architectural masterpiece in the heart of Lucerne. The large glass facades join two buildings which are intersected by a mirrored wall, but it’s not only the facade itself which is special. Inside, the architects continue to determine the ambiance with their design. The restaurants offer a world of experience and light-flooded rooms in bright tones which create a modern elegance and unique design, making the Hotel Astoria one of the most attractive city hotels in Switzerland.

Gourmet Restaurant: Award-winning restaurants each with its own intimate ambiance

Hotel Astoria Lucerne is not only a hotel, but also meeting point for gourmets. The Thai Garden Restaurant is known far and wide and serves Gault Millau level Thai delicacies in an authentic context. In addition to Oriental delights the Astoria also offers two additional restaurants awarded by Gault Millau - the Ristorante La Cucina with its 12 Gault Millau points which serves Italian cuisine in a Tuscan setting and the Fusion Cuisine restaurant—a few steps away from the hotel—which was awarded with 14 points for their excellent menus of French and Asian cuisine. The Mekong Restaurant serves fantastic noodle soups, curries, sushi and drinks amongst an unforgettable Asian ambiance.

Food & Drink: Gourmet kitchen, coffee specialities and drinks in a unique atmosphere

The gastronomic selection at the Hotel Astoria Lucerne leaves nothing to be desired. In the morning an extensive breakfast buffet with warm and cold dishes greets guests. The coffee shop is ideal for a cup of coffee at any time of day. Its gourmet restaurants are a highlight at the hotel; the Thai cuisine in the Thai Garden, Italian cuisine in the La Cucina or French-Asian creations at Fusion Cuisine. More culinary delights and cool drinks are on offer at the Mekong Restaurant serving popular dishes from the Mekong region as well as the nearby Mexican Restaurant Pacifico. End the day in the Penthouse Roof Top Bar with unique views of Lucerne and the mountains, the trend-setters meeting point, The Lounge Urban Bar or in the Blue Bar & Smokers Lounge. The Casablanca Club Lounge also offers party nights with a live DJ.

Sport & Leisure: Its own fitness room, roof terrace and many excursions in the surrounds

At the Hotel Astoria a gym with the latest equipment is available to guests so that their daily sports program need not be interrupted. Also nearby are many more sports facilities such as a swimming pool, golf course, tennis courts, winter and water sports. Furthermore, the hotel is the ideal starting point to discover the Swiss capital—museums, attractions, shops, and parks in the city are all within walking distance. The hotel is happy to help organise city tours and tickets. The roof terrace with umbrellas and mountain views offers relaxation. The bars and clubs of the hotel provides the perfect sun-downer for every taste.

Location: In the heart of the city with views of the mountains

The Hotel Astoria Lucerne boasts a privileged location in the heart of the Swiss city of Lucerne. Located in the city centre near the River Reuss, it features great views of the old town and the surrounding mountains. Due to its central location, many attractions such as the Culture and Congress Centre, the lake promenade and the Chapel Bridge are all within easy walking. Furthermore, the area surrounding the hotel offers a wide range of sports facilities, shops, parks, gardens and nightlife with bars and pubs.

What’s More?: Design, technology, and professional services for meetings and events

For exclusive meetings, extraordinary events or special banquets for up to 800 people, the Hotel Astoria Lucerne offers 14 function rooms across a total of 1100 metres squared. All the latest conference technology and a professional event services team completes the offer at this modern congress hotel in the heart of Lucerne.

The Escapio Hotel Profile:

The Lowdown:
The Essentials
City center, parking lot, restaurant, 24 hour reception, dogs allowed, air conditioning
Hotel Type
Design, Congress, 4 star, City, Pet friendly, Mountain, Quiet, Gourmet
modern, elegant
Perfect for
Couples, Single travelers, Business travelers
We were particularly impressed by:
  • The excellent location in the centre of the city
  • Very good service and friendly staff
  • The beautiful and modern rooms
  • The quality of the restaurant and Roof Top Bar
Good to Know:
  • Despite soundproofing noise-sensitive travellers would be recommended to book rooms on the upper floors
  • The standard single rooms are not very large
  • The bathrooms only partly feature a bathroom door
  • A small breakfast buffet is included in the price      

Features & Services | Hotel Astoria Luzern

wireless LAN in lobby free
wireless LAN in rooms free
air conditioning in all rooms
non-smoking building all rooms
parking on request, garage / car park at possible extra charge, garage / car park 35 CHF per day
restaurant Thai Garden open midday, open evenings
restaurant La Cucina open midday, open evenings
restaurant Mekong closed Sundays, open midday, open evenings
restaurant Pacifico open midday, open evenings
restaurant Bam Bou open midday, open evenings
reception 24 hour reception
airport shuttle hotel organizes taxi
events service weddings
roof terrace sunshades, mountain views, Old town views, city center views
safe free
elevator, wireless LAN, 24 hour internet access, night porter, laundry service, bar, café, restaurant, tour and excursion bookings, room service, late Check out
Spoken languages in hotel
German, English
Board Options
breakfast buffet cold, hot, regional
breakfast breakfast served in restaurant
Pets in the Hotel
dogs permitted, at a surcharge, 15 CHF per day
cats permitted, extra charge, 15 CHF per day
pets not allowed in all common areas

Themes & Special Features | Hotel Astoria Luzern

Sports & Leisure
fitness studio free
Boutique & Design
architect Herzog & DeMeuron
Romance & Romantic Touches
room decoration (on request) sparkling wine, champagne, wine, flowers, rose petals, fruit platter, fruit basket
gourmet restaurant fusion, Thai, Asian cuisine, gourmet chef / head chef: Andre Gammeter, Gault Millau: 15 toques awarded in year 2013, 120 seats, main course price 23 CHF to 52 CHF, set menu price 95 CHF to 120 CHF for courses
wine selection choice of 150 wines, prices for bottled wines 50 CHF to 250 CHF
Hotel Style & Atmosphere
modern, elegant
Gay & Lesbian

Hotel Location | Hotel Astoria Luzern

waterside river Reuss, distance to water 400 m , bathing area by water: grass
lively to loud surroundings soundproof windows, noisy when windows open, noise just during daytime, traffic noise, church bells
city center district / neighborhood Neustadt
mountain location: Mountain: Pilatus, 2106 m high, 13000 m away
on a main road
Hotel with views of
mountains, side street, old town, city center, courtyard
motorway Zürich 52 km
train station Luzern 0.5 km
airport Zürich Flughafen 68 km
public transport stop Luzerner Kantonalbank 0.2 km
trade fair center Messe Luzern 2 km
nearest city Zug 31 km
nightlife district Bruchstrasse / Neustadt 0.2 km
swimming bay "Ufschötti" 1.5 km
mountains Pilatus, Rigi 15 km
boat dock Seehafen Luzern 0.5 km
shopping Altsdadt und Neustadt in Luzern 0.2 km
outdoor pool "Ufschötti" 1.5 km
golf course Golfclub Luzern - Dietschiberg 4 km
historic district Altstadt 0.3 km
tourist sights Kappelbrücke, Löwendenkmal, Altstadt 0.3 km
cable car Pilatus 15 km
city center Luzern 0.0 km
tennis Tennisclub Allmend Luzern 2 km
forest Bireggwald 2 km
winter sports resort Engelberg 35 km

Nearby (max. 10km) | Hotel Astoria Luzern

Public parking area
garage / covered parking subject to a charge
150 m away
golf course 4 km away, 18 hole, 18 hole, par 3,4,5, club rental, shop on golf course
tennis 2 km away
winter sports alpine skiing, blue ski piste 35 km away, red ski piste 35 km away, black ski piste 35 km away, cross-country skiing 35 km away, ski lift 35 km, ski school 35 km, children's ski school 35 km
watersports sailing, Surfing, waterskiing, windsurfing, kite surfing
badminton, mountain climbing, bowling, bicycle tours, bicycle rentals, fitness center, indoor pool, outdoor pool, minigolf / crazy golf, mountain biking, riding, squash, beach volleyball, hiking, table tennis, basketball, billiards, climbing
Spa & Wellness
hot air balloon trips, boat trips, horse-drawn carriage rides, boat rentals
Leisure & Entertainment
nightlife district Bruchstrasse, Neustadt
bars / pubs, discotheque, shopping, restaurants, cinema, concert hall, museum / gallery, opera / theater, tourist sights, library, parks and gardens, playground

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Hotel Astoria Luzern
Pilatusstrasse 29
6002 Lucerne Map
Lucerne, Switzerland
Check in: 15:00
Check out: 12:00
No. of rooms: 252
Year built: 1957
Year renovated: 2014
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Our Guests say:
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An architectural masterpiece with 4 star service and gourmet cuisine in the heart of Lucerne

At the centre of the Swiss cultural metropolis the Hotel Astoria Lucerne awaits guests with its impressive glass facade light-flooded rooms, comfortable facilities, excellent dining options and unique design. More details

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Superior Double Room

20 m², Cable or satellite TV, Air conditioning, Minibar, Radio, Safe, Room telephone, Shower/toilet, Bath tub

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Single Room

15 m², Heating, Cable or satellite TV, Air conditioning, Minibar, Radio, Safe, Room telephone, Shower/toilet

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Business Deluxe Double Room

22 m², Cable or satellite TV, Air conditioning, Minibar, Radio, Safe, Room telephone, Shower/toilet, Bath/toilet

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Deluxe Design Double Room

34 m², Cable or satellite TV, Air conditioning, Minibar, Radio, Safe, Room telephone, Shower/toilet, Bath tub

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Design Double Room

22 m², Cable or satellite TV, Air conditioning, Minibar, Radio, Safe, Room telephone, Shower/toilet, Bath tub

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Standard Double Room

18 m², Cable or satellite TV, Air conditioning, Minibar, Radio, Safe, Room telephone, Shower/toilet, Bath tub

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