Mandarin Oriental has signed a management
contract that will see it rebrand an existing hotel on Lake
Lucerne (known locally as Lake Luzern), Switzerland.
is currently undergoing an extensive renovation and will re-open
as Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern at the end of 2020.
The iconic Hotel Palace Luzern first opened in 1906 and is located
in the heart of the city, on the shores of Lake Lucerne.
multi-million-dollar renovation will include the restyling of all
guestrooms and suites, the redesign of the public areas, restaurants and bars as well as the landscaping of the
Once the renovation has been completed, Mandarin
Oriental Palace, Luzern will comprise 146 rooms and suites. There will be
a restaurant and a bar together with a variety of social and
meeting facilities and a spa and fitness room.
“We look forward
to opening a new hotel in Switzerland, which will complement our
growing portfolio in Europe, including our other Swiss hotel in
Geneva. Lake Lucerne has long been a popular destination for
luxury travellers and it will now be home to one of Switzerland’s
most exclusive properties, providing guests with Mandarin
Oriental’s exemplary service for which the brand is renowned,”
said James Riley, Group Chief Executive of Mandarin Oriental Hotel