Château Gütsch

Lucerne, Switzerland


The Essentials

  • restaurant, parking lot, free wifi, dogs permitted, e-vehicle charging station
  • Hotel Type: Romantic, Boutique, 4 star, Design, Palace
  • Hotel size (number of rooms): 39
  • Check-in: 15:00 o'clock | Check-out: 11:30 o'clock
  • Spoken languages in the hotel: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish


  • The wonderful view across the lake, mountains and the city of Lucerne
  • Very high-quality restaurant
  • The tasteful, high-quality interior design and decoration of the hotel

Good to know

  • The hotel is located out of the city centre, a car is recommended
  • In the rooms there are usually no air conditioning, as is common across the region
  • The free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel but in the rooms the signal is not as strong
  • Due to the historical structure of the building, the hotel offers no pool or spa, an outdoor area with sun loungers is in the planning stages


6003 Lucerne
Lucerne, Switzerland

Hotel description

A breathtaking view over Lucerne, Lake Lucerne and the mountains awaits guests at the Château Gütsch. The 27 rooms and suites are individually decorated with many historic features and offer maximum comfort. The restaurant is home to over 120 years of history and the regal bar area serves culinary delights in a unique atmosphere. Château Gütsch is a boutique hotel with all the luxury and charm of the Grand Hotels of Europe.
Castle Hotel: A fairy tale castle in new splendour
Adjoining the Neuschwanstein Castle the architect Emil Vogt created the Château Gütsch in 1888 - a real fairy tale castle in the style of the Belle Époque. Kings, dignitaries, as well as international stars have since visited the halls of this luxurious hotel and its restaurants. The historical ambiance shines in a new splendour today, coupled with modern amenities and luxuries which match the major 5 star hotels of Europe. Golden canopy beds, marble bathrooms and fine flowing fabrics hark back to the times of the great lords of the castle. The sublime views of the city of Lucerne, Lake Lucerne and the mountains can be found almost everywhere in the castle building.
Boutique Hotel: Elegant rooms and suites in an exceptional ambiance
The 27 elegant, opulent suites and rooms are entirely geared towards luxurious comfort and the well-being of the guests, as are the other facilities of the Château Gütsch. All rooms are individually designed and feature charming details such as small Oriel windows, bar-ornate ceilings and Victorian stucco details; with almost all the rooms featuring spectacular views of the surrounding area. The renowned restaurant and the elegant bar invite you to enjoy cosy gatherings in a unique atmosphere. The always-attentive and friendly service, as well as numerous amenities such as free Wi-Fi and parking, complete the luxury at the boutique Château Gütsch hotel.
Historic Hotel: Over 120 years of history in the elegant rooms
The Château Gütsch is not only a historic hotel, but also part of the history of Lucerne. Built in 1888 as a private dwelling with adjacent hotel and restaurant, the guests can still sense the glorious past in the premises even now. Traditional colours and patterns, sleigh beds such as those used in the time of Louis XVI., paintings from the 17th, 18th and 19th century as well as ceiling stucco, wood carving and hand-painted wood panelling give the Château Gütsch a special historic charm despite its many modern amenities.
Food & Drink: Traditional restaurant, unique bar and wine cellar
The breakfast out on the panoramic terrace with views over the Lake, the mountains and the city of Lucerne offer the perfect start to the day. There are also stunning views awaiting guests in the restaurant of Château Gütsch. For more than 120 years a fixed focal point in Lucerne it offers an extraordinary atmosphere and serves traditional regionally-inspired dishes as well as light, Mediterranean cuisine. A large selection of wines and high quality beverages are served in the Gütsch Bar with antique paintings, Oriental Ikat paintings and gold leaf finished ceiling which add to the experience. On request, you can also visit the walk-in wine cellar with 280 wines. More restaurant and bar options are located in the vicinity of the hotel.
Sports & Leisure: Relax or discover the active side of Lucerne
The impressive panoramic views from the Château Gütsch hotel offers the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the landscape. The surroundings provide numerous possibilities to make the stay even more enjoyable. Lucerne’s tourist attractions, cultural events and shopping facilities are only around 3 km away. Sports enthusiasts can try biking, swimming in the outdoor swimming pool, water sports on the lake or visit the nearby tennis club at their own expense. Golfers can visit the Golf Club Lucerne Dietschiberg. The Bay of Lake Lucerne or the Lido bathing beach are only a few minutes away. In the immediate vicinity a nightlife district with many bars awaits.
Location: High above the city of Lucerne
The Château Gütsch is set amongst quiet surroundings right next to the forest on the outskirts of Lucerne. The city centre is just 3.5 km away, and within a radius of 5 km there are a wide range of attractions, sports and dining facilities. The nearest airport of Zurich-Kloten is approximately 68 km away. The hotel can be reached by public transport, a bus stop is about 15-minute walk from the hotel and a shuttle can be arranged on request.
What’s More?: Events with special views
Rooms with impressive views of the surrounds are available in the Château Gütsch for events of all kinds. The Conference Suite with 2 large rooms and the 100 metre square large terrace offer capacity for groups of up to 60 people. For banquets with up to 110 people the restaurant can be hired exclusively. The Knight’s Hall is an ideal setting for glamorous parties, weddings or banquets with up to 70 people. There are also several terraces, as well as the wine cellar for an aperitif at your disposal, and the Gütsch meadow can be used in dry weather. The professional team, the latest conference technology, catering, seminar packages and many more services complete the events offer.


      wireless LAN
      • free of charge
      • WLAN in rooms
      • WLAN in lobby
      non-smoking building
      • entire hotel incl. lobby
        charging station for electric cars
            laundry service
                  • 24 hour reception
                  room service
                      • breakfast served in room
                      dogs permitted
                        bicycle rental
                          children's play area
                            Outdoor playground

                              Frequently asked questions

                              There is free Wi-Fi in all rooms.

                              The hotel has 39 rooms in total.

                              Check-in: 15:00 o'clock | Check-out: 11:30 o'clock

                              Yes, a charging station for electric cars is available to the hotel's guests.

                              The hotel is suitable for the whole family and also offers activities for children. These include, for example a children’s play area and outdoor playground

                              Discover the beautiful surroundings even easier by bike? In the hotel "Château Gütsch" this is no problem, the hotel offers its guests a bike rental.

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