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Bürgenstock Hotel

The Bürgenstock Hotel is a wellspring of vitality and sure to give you a new zest for life. Floating between water and sky, you will feel wellness and wellbeing at the beautiful Bürgenstock hotels resort.

Enjoy an exclusive wellness experience while enjoying the panoramic views of Lake Lucerne and the iconic Alpine landmarks of central Switzerland. Located 500m above Lake Lucerne, this masterpiece of modern architecture is set on a cliff of the Bürgenberg and is within a fully integrated resort. 

While it feels isolated, it is only 30 minutes away from Lucerne, the 8th largest city in Switzerland. This means while you can relax at the resort, you aren't far from city life with everything they have to offer travelers.


The Buergenstock Hotel & Alpine Spa is located in the heart of the resort and offers breathtaking views over the lake from the 102 rooms and suites available for your stay. This historic resort has been a legend since 1873. Thanks to pioneering heritage like Switzerland's first electric railway and Europe's highest outdoor elevator. This elevator is just a short walk away so that you can see a piece of history near your hotel. 

The resort also has a strong link to glamour and celebrity. Charlie Chaplin was once a regular, Audrey Hepburn married here, Sophia Loren and Carlo Monti made a home. Not to mention countless other celebrities, politicians, and more have all come year after year to enjoy this beautiful place.

Explore the grounds to find the places these famous people enjoyed and trace this resort's long history. The staff is very knowledgeable, and many can tell you facts about the resort's long history. 

Arrival and Something to Experience

Guests can choose to arrive via limousine or enjoy a panoramic view of the lake and mountains by arriving via the boat and taking the funicular up to their hotel. No matter your choice, expect to be in the lap of luxury while you experience this tranquil Alpine resort that will take you far away from your troubles. 

Once you've arrived from the United States or your home country, expect an amazing experience of luxury and wellness that has drawn people since the first hotel was built in 1873. Enjoy the many outdoor pools like the infinity pool or the famous kidney-shaped pool that was a favorite celebrity in the 60s. 

Visit one of the 3 tennis courts or the 9 hole golf course to appreciate the outdoors in this beautiful resort. Hike the many trails to enjoy beautiful Alpine views or rent a mountain bike and hit the trails. 

No matter where you go and what you enjoy, you'll have a wonderful experience in this beautiful spot in the canton of Nidwalden in central Switzerland. Regardless of the season you visit, there will be plenty to see and do. 


There are many spa experiences to enjoy. Whether at the alpine spa or even a private spa to relax in seclusion. The Bürgenstock Hotel Alpine Spa offers a warm, calm space despite the large size. Find plenty of fireplace-warmed nooks to relax in and enjoy the complimentary healthy snacks while enjoying the view of the lake offered by the large windows.

Warm natural materials keep you feeling cozy no matter the season. You can find an indoor pool with floor-to-ceiling windows to look out over the lake if you want to avoid the chilly mountain air. 

Continue outside to a heated infinity pool that offers a view that seems to meld with the lake and sky. Relax here no matter the season to stay warm or head back in to find more wonderful options to help you relax and unwind from your stressful life. 

Saunas and Fitness Centers

Enjoy the different saunas and steam rooms all surrounding a natural pond. Visit the solarium or take a nap in the nap shells. Heated and cold Kneipp baths are available for you to enjoy. You can also visit an infrared cabin to relax. 

If you enjoy fitness, you won't be hurting for lack of equipment to facilitate your favorite workout. The gym is well-equipped and offers several fitness classes to keep you in shape. After your workout, head out to get a treatment at the spa, like a massage. 

The 90 minute “Signature Spa Treatment Susanne Kaufmann” gives you a full body massage with oils by the Austrian brand. Once you're finished, every nodule of tension will be gone, and your skin will be feeling firm and smooth. 

Restaurants and Bars and Lounges

Visit the Oak Grill for healthy fare beside the famous "Hollywood Pool." The light dishes include options like sea bass filled with fennel, tomatoes, and basil. There are 12 other restaurants, lounges, and bars to choose from if you want other options. 

From clean-eating to Asian fare to hearty Swiss dishes, you should find something to your taste. Each restaurant offers amazing views as you dine since most are set with a view of the cliffside. 

Head to Ritzcoffier for a breakfast buffet arranged on ovens used in the hotel during its early days. Visit later in the day for French fine dining among the Renaissance-style pillars. If you want a drink, the Palace Lobby Lounge offers cocktails in a space that still looks how it did in the early 1900s.

Rooms and Suites

Rooms at the Bürgenstock Hotel are incredibly luxurious. Large spaces are filled with Greek quartz and Italian marble. Open fires warm the rooms, and terraces offer amazing views over the lake. The rooms are tranquil and continue the feeling given off by the spa. There are other amenities at the resort to fit your taste or even one of the ten Lakeview Residences for ultimate luxury.


No matter where you choose to stay and what you choose to enjoy, this is a resort you shouldn't pass up. From the delicious food to the luxurious spas, you won't be disappointed with your stay at this modern resort to the gorgeous location.

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Rooms and Suites at Bürgenstock Hotel

From 2,470 USD

Bürgenstock Grand Suite ( 89m2 )

This bright suite has a separate living room offering plenty of space for leisure and relaxation. Take in the view of the Alps of Central Switzerland...

From 2,280 USD

Spa Suite ( 89m2 )

The suite with views of the glittering lake and the Alps of Central Switzerland is given a stylish ambiance by the finest designer furniture and exqui...

From 2,091 USD

2 Bedroom Family Suite ( 88m2 )

The panorama over Lake Lucerne and as far as the Alps beyond is truly impressive. The suite with two bedrooms and a living room is the ideal space for...

From 12,792 USD

Penthouse Suite ( 169m2 )

Experience one of the most beautiful Alpine panoramas in Switzerland from your private roof terrace, and enjoy all the modern comforts in your more th...

From 19,286 USD

Presidental Suite ( 308m2 )

The stunning Presidential Suite is of superlative quality and provides privacy for four guests in its generous 308m². In addition to the bedroom with...

From 1,441 USD

Executive Panorama Lake View Room ( 42m2 )

The Executive Lakeview Rooms situated on the three top floors of the Bürgenstock Hotel maximise on the breath-taking views and boast sumptuous interio...

From 1,522 USD

Bürgenstock Senior Suite ( 73m2 )

From this elegant suite, you can enjoy the breathtaking view of the lake and the mountains. The high panoramic windows brighten the bedroom and living...

From 1,144 USD

Deluxe Partial Lake & Mountain View Room ( 46m2 )

Panning the first four floors of the Bürgenstock Hotel, the Deluxe Lakeview Rooms boast sumptuous interiors and unparalleled views through panoramic w...

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