OverviewPerched high in the clouds overlooking Lake Lucerne, the legendary five-star Swiss Alpine Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne glitters with wonder, as it has for decades. Known for its grandeur (the 145-year-old property covers a magnificent 148 forested acres) and its reputation as a Hollywood hideaway for silver screen icons such as Charlie Chaplin, Audrey Hepburn who married in its chapel and Sean Connery, Bürgenstock Resort is a place of beautiful escape where mystical sense meets utter opulence. The Bürgenstock experience begins with a scenic 30-minute transfer across the lake in the resort’s luxury catamaran then, a vintage ruby red funicular, restored to its original 1888 glory, whisks guests 1,600 feet above sea level transporting them to an extraordinary world of design, gastronomy and stylish leisure. A village in itself, Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne is comprised of multiple accommodations including the Bürgenstock Hotel & Alpine Spa, the Waldhotel Health & Wellbeing, and the Bürgenstock Residences. Each place of residence offers something unique so be sure to explore them all to see which speaks most to your soul. No matter which you choose to rest your head at, the resort’s many crown jewels are there to be shared by all of its guests from its Alpine Spa – the largest wellness facility in Europe offering holistic treatments and a breathtaking Infinity Edge pool that makes every swim memorable – to the culinary journey offered at its seven restaurants and three bars and lounges with cuisines ranging from global gourmet to modern exotic. Plus, with the exceptionally personalized service of its dedicated concierge, guests have a roster of memorable experiences (including adrenaline seeking heli-skiing where guests fly to nearby mountain peaks for unmatched off-piste experiences) and every bit of Swiss luxury at their fingertips—after all, the glitterati would expect no less.
AccommodationsBürgenstock Hotel & Alpine Spa features 211 rooms with inspirational views to awaken your senses. The Contemporary is a cutting-edge haven in harmony with the landscape with panoramic lake and mountain views over Lake Lucerne. The spaces flow serenely into the horizon while interiors are modernly designed for natural warmth with own private fireplaces, smooth wood and stylish velvets. The Heritage exudes glamorous elegance with light and fresh spaces with calming views over either Lake Lucerne or the Swiss meadows. Elegant furnishings reflect the original Belle Époque charm of these rooms and suites.
The Waldhotel offers 137 rooms and suites and 23 elegantly appointed rehabilitation rooms. The modern architecture and the stylish interior of these spacious and light-flooded rooms and suite make nature a living experience with unobstructed views of the Swiss Alps.
For those seeking more space, Bürgenstock Resort offers THE Bürgenstock Residences, designed to feel like a chic Alpine home. Their modern Panorama Residence Suites are set in neutral natural tones and invite the stunning outdoors in with rooms flooded with light and expansive terraces boasting mountain views stretching from east to west. The Grand Residence Suites set new standards with their breathtaking view over Lake Lucerne and the mountain landscape. This is where carefree life converges with luxurious residences in a beautiful setting served by an abundance of activities and services.
Amenities· Dedicated Concierge
· Champion Golf Course
· Children's Programs
· Fitness Center
· Hammetschwand Lift
· In Room Nespresso and Tea and Minibar
· Meetings & Events Space
· Shuttle Boat Between Lucerne and Kehrsitten
· Spa plus Beauty/Anti-Aging, Medical/Detox and Wellness Retreats
· Swimming Pools
· Tennis Courts
· Transfers via Bürgenstock Funicular
· Valet Parking
· Water Sports
· Welcome Amenities
Activities· Bürgenstock Alpine Spa
· Waldhotel Spa
· Dining at Seven Restaurants + Three Bars and Lounges
· Excursions to Lucerne
· Fitness Center
· Championship Golf Course and private Golf Lessons
· Infinity Swimming Pool
· Private Museum Tours in Lucerne
· Private Boat Excursions on Lake Lucerne
· Raclette Picnics on a Mountain
· Shopping Arcade, Sky Boutique, Swatch Pavillon, Articolo Boutique and Swiss Chocolate Chalet
· Skiing in the Swiss Alps
· Visits to Sammlung Rosengart Museum and other Cultural Institutions in Lucerne
· Visit to a Local Farm to Milk Cows and Produce Cheese (which guests can ship home)
· Water Sports
The Bürgenstock Collection
Journey through 145 years of storied history in Switzerland with the Bürgenstock Collection, which represents the largest collection of five-star Swiss hotels and wellness spas in the country.
Their luxurious collection of grand hotels is comprised of the Bürgenstock Hotels & Resort on the shores of Lake Lucerne, the revitalized Art Nouveau Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa in the heart of Lausanne and the iconic Schweizerhof Bern Hotel & Spa. Guests from all over the world are dazzled by their rich heritage, elegant contemporary design, leading spas and exceptional culinary offers, while remaining true to the timeless Swiss traditions of hospitality, service and discretion.Visit Website
Zurich International Airport (ZRH): 50 miles
Located in the heart of Central Switzerland, Bürgenstock Hotels & Resort is set 1,600 feet above Lake Lucerne with unparalleled lake views with the Swiss Alps and Bürgenberg mountain ridge in the background. The resort is set on 148 forested acres and one of the largest resorts in Europe. From Lucerne, guests board the Bürgenstock Resort catamaran that glides across Lake Lucerne and then take a vintage funicular to the resort. The Zurich International Airport (ZRH) is the closest airport approximately one-hour drive from Lucerne. For those arriving by private plane or helicopter, fly to Buochs Regional Airport (BXO). For those arriving by train, the Lucerne Railway Station.