Mandarin Oriental to rebrand historic Swiss hotel

The multimillion-dollar renovation of the Hotel Palace Luzern, which opened in 1906, will include updates to all guestrooms and suites. Photo credit: Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group will renovate, manage and re-brand the Hotel Palace Luzern, which opened in 1906l on Lake Lucerne, Switzerland, and will re-open it as Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern at the end of 2020.
The multimillion-dollar revamp will include updates to all guestrooms and suites, the redesign of the public areas, restaurants and bars as well as the landscaping of the outdoor grounds.  

Following the the renovation, the Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern will have 146 rooms and suites, a restaurant and a bar together with several social and meeting facilities as well as 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,” said James Riley, group chief executive of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. 
Lake Lucerne (known locally as Lake Luzern) is close to Chapel Bridge, a popular landmark and one of the oldest wooden bridges in Europe, first erected in the 14th century. 

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