Since the 19th century, Lake Lucerne has enticed entrepreneurs to create experiences around the well-known Swiss hospitality, and it’s the Bürgenstock Resort that raises the reigning spirit and elegance of this antique tradition. Situated in the heart of Switzerland, overlooking the lake and nestled high along the Bürgenberg mountain chain, is this exclusive complex with four luxury hotels, nine restaurants and bars, a 10,000 square metres Alpine spa and wellness centre, and over 30 event rooms.
The legendary Bürgenstock Resort welcomes guests as the epitome of opulence and impeccable service standards of Swiss hospitality. After an extensive 9-year building project, the resort finally reopened in 2017. First founded in 1873 by Franz Josef Bucher and Josef Durrer, the Resort now enjoys the latest of comfort and luxury.
The Palace Hotel is the most renowned of the Resort’s spaces, with 109 guest rooms ready to provide the best experience to all visitors. The single bedroom suites offer a comfy experience within the 33 square metre space, and full views of the valley and the lake. A bathroom with a rain shower, Bluetooth equipment, fluffy terry towels and bathrobes, Bvlgari amenities, and an optional additional room with connecting door are available for each guest to fully enjoy the lushness of the Resort. On the 2-bedroom suites, lakeviews are readily available, with a cosy space of 120 square metres. The bathroom features a rain shower and panorama bathtub, while the room enjoys a glass balcony overlooking the lake, a kitchen with an antique dining table, state of the art entertainment systems, and a private inner courtyard with sun loungers. Bvlgari amenities, a living room with a sofa, a flatscreen tv and space for up to four adults are all available in these magnificent rooms. Staying at any suite provides full access to the Burgenstock breakfast buffet, the use of the shuttle and Burgenstock Funicular, 24-hour fitness activities, and wi-fi access.
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The Salon 1903 is also located here, a historic bar renowned as the pinnacle of Lake Lucerne. Directed by Mike Wehrle, the gourmet menu is ready to please the most discerning palettes. Within the resort, the Spices Kitchen & Terrace, with its oriental cuisine, the Sharq Orienta, with Middle Eastern inspiration, and the Osteria Alpina that brings Italian recipes to the table await visitors, among other delicious alternatives to enjoy a full high-cuisine meal, all under the direction of Wehrle. The distinct Lakeview Bar & Cigar Lounge offers signature cocktails inspired by notable Bürgenstock guests and sophisticated plates to accompany the varied collection of cigars. For drink lovers, a unique cellar tour guided by expert sommeliers is available, as well as a tour through the Weinbau Ottiger, located across Lake Lucerne, exclusive wine tastings and an unparalleled Helicopter winery tour are available for Bürgenstock guests.
Relaxing experiences are also readily available, from the “Healthy by Nature” philosophy of the Waldhotel Spa, which takes all natural elements to offer balancing treatments, to the spacious Alpine Spa, the exclusive wellness experience that situates guests at the midpoint between Lake Lucerne and the sky. A private Bürgenstock Spa suite can also be reserved for an even more comfortable and personal wellness session.
The Bürgenstock is ready to receive guests and turn any vacation into an Alpine dream, with the far-reaching history and the ultimate luxury experiences welcoming travelers with open arms. The most exigent visitors will find their luxury match within the historic walls of one of the region’s oldest and best Resorts.