Ambassador Hotel - Lucerne

Zurichstrasse 3, Lucerne, Switzerland, CH6000  show map
 3 stars
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Ambassador Hotel - Lucerne

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

CHF 25 per day

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Coffee shop

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Offering 31 rooms, the excellent Ambassador Hotel features a library and a heated indoor pool available on site. Since 1988, it has been hosting guests in the center of Lucerne.

The prime setting offers an easy access to Messe Luzern, Mount Pilatus and Verkehrshaus der Schweiz in a 20-minute walking distance. The property is set within 1 km distance from the city center.

Nearby points of interest include a museum, monuments and a church.

Ambassador Hotel lies within 50 minutes’ drive to Zurich-Kloten airport.

Rooms

Ambassador Hotel offers non-smoking rooms with IDD telephone, free Wi-Fi, individual climate control, TV and a laptop-compatible safe as well as coffee/tea makers and a dishwasher. The rooms look on to the garden. They provide bathrooms with towels, a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the restaurant every morning. The restaurant menu features local dishes. Offering various dining options, Kanchi Indian restaurant and Brasserie Joel's Restaurant are about 5-minute walk away.

Services

Guests can rent bicycles at the hotel.

Relax

Such sports activities as cycling and horse riding are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at CHF 25 per day.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   31.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Barber shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Horseback riding

Services

  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • A la carte restaurant
  • Fine dining
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Zurichstrasse 3, Lucerne, Switzerland, CH6000

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City Center
  • Lucerne
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Lucerne Station
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Kanchi Indian restaurant (cuisine: Indian)
    100 ft
  • Old Swiss House (cuisine: Swiss)
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    31

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Rooms and availability

Ambassador photos Room
Twin Room
Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or 1 Single bed or Double bed
Size: 195 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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DOUBLE WITH EXTRA BED. BED & BREAKFAST. Standard rate

Room facilities
    Standard Twin Room for Single Use
    Bed type: Double bed
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    Twin room sole use

    Ambassador photos Room
    Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
    Size: 250 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
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    TRIPLE (WITHOUT COT). BED & BREAKFAST. Standard rate

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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Ambassador Hotel - Lucerne Lucerne location
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      Hotel Address:

      Zurichstrasse 3, Lucerne, Switzerland, CH6000

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      City Center
      • Lucerne
        2700 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Lucerne Station
        2300 ft
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Restaurants
      • Kanchi Indian restaurant (cuisine: Indian)
        100 ft
      • Old Swiss House (cuisine: Swiss)
        400 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2006
      • Number of floors:
        6
      • Number of rooms:
        31

      Hotel Awards

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      Ambassador Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Galerie 64 - 2.0 mi
      • Galerie der Gemeinde Emmen - 2.1 mi

      Popular areas

      • Grand Casino Lucerne - 1400 ft
      • City Center - 2300 ft

      Places of interest

      • Kapellbrücke - 1700 ft
      • Gemeindeverwaltung - 2.1 mi
      • Stiftung Kunstkeller Kriens - 2.1 mi

      Train stations

      Convention centers

      • KKL Culture and Convention Centre Lucerne - 1700 ft
      • Messe Luzern - 2.1 mi

      Shopping areas

      • Hertenstein street - 700 ft

      Amusement

      • Scala Kino - 2.1 mi
      • Bowling-Center Littau-Luzern - 2.1 mi

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • Lion Monument - 700 ft
      • Musegg Wall - 1400 ft
      • Chapel Bridge - 1700 ft
      • Jesuit Church - 2300 ft
      • Spreuer Bridge - 2300 ft
      • Franciscan Church - 2700 ft
      • Château Gütsch - 4000 ft

      Museums

      • Glacier Garden Lucerne - 700 ft
      • Rosengart Collection Lucerne - 2300 ft
      • Swiss Museum of Transport - 1.2 mi
      • Museum im Bellpark - 1.9 mi

      Marina

      • Lake Luzern - 1700 ft

      Local attractions

      • Mount Pilatus - 1.1 mi
        PILATUS-BAHNEN AG Schlossweg 1, Lucerne
      • Richard Wagner Museum - 1.3 mi
        Richard Wagner Weg 27, Lucerne
      • Verkehrshaus der Schweiz - 1.2 mi
        Lidostrasse, 5, Lucerne
      • Glasi Hergiswil - 5.1 mi
        Seestrasse 12, Hergiswil

      Near the hotel

      • Hofkirche - 800 ft
        LucerneSwitzerland
      • Chapel Bridge - 1700 ft
        City Center, Lucerne
      • Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre - 1900 ft
        Europaplatz 1, Lucerne
      • Mt. Rigi - 2200 ft
        LucerneSwitzerland
      • Glacier Garden - 1000 ft
        Denkmalstrasse 4, Lucerne
      • Lake Luzern - 2000 ft
        LucerneSwitzerland
      • Modern Art Museum - 2000 ft
        Europaplatz 1, Lucerne

      Restaurants nearby

      • Kanchi Indian restaurant - 100 ft

        Address: Zurichstrasse 4,
        Phone: 41 0 41 410 67 08

        63% likes this, based on 106 reviews
        Cuisine: Indian

      • Restaurant Lapin - 200 ft

        Address: Museggstrasse 2
        Phone: 41-414188000

        77% likes this, based on 53 reviews
        Cuisine: Contemporary, Swiss
        Price Range: USD 21 - USD 50

      • Barbatti - 400 ft

        Address: Topferstrasse 10
        Phone: 041 410 13 41

        71% likes this, based on 37 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian

      • Old Swiss House - 400 ft

        Address: Lowenplatz 4
        Phone: 041 410 61 71

        75% likes this, based on 268 reviews
        Cuisine: Swiss
        Price Range: USD 1 - USD 26

      • De La Paix Lucerne - 200 ft

        Address: 2 museggstrasse
        Phone: +41 (0)41 418 80 00

        74% likes this, based on 29 reviews
        Cuisine: Swiss
        Price Range: USD 50 - USD 404

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2006
      • Number of floors:
        6
      • Number of rooms:
        31

      Hotel Awards

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      Ambassador Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ambassador

      Average guest rating

      7.2out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 57 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        Basic,comfortable hotel.Room nice and clean.Good continental breakfast,good coffee at breakfast.Free computer use in reception area. Lucerne is expensive so this hotel is relatively good value (over £200 sterling difference for the stay compared with a local 4 star hotel).

        Room tended to be rather hot (although there was a fan on the dressing table).Not told about swimming pool on arrival (available at sister hotel next door).No tea/coffee facilities in room which would be nice.

      • Family with children
        6.2

        Central location. Room was quite big for a family of 3. Friendly stuff speaking good english.

        Rooms facing the street are too noisy. You can even hear people talking on the streat at night. Isolation is very poor.

      • Family with children
        8.2

        I loved the big room for 3. Everything was fine and the personnel was friendly.

      • Family with children
        7.4

        Very conviniently located near train station , lake and market. My phone in room was not working when I checked in, but hotel staff changed it after some follow-up. A rather blunt note for not making room floor wet could have been bit politely written. There was spider on my bed when I removed the cover.

        Breakfast could have been much better.

      • Single
        10.0

        The Ambassador had a great location, right near the famous Lion Monument and easy walking distance from the old town.

      • Couple
        7.0

        The location is perfect. Really close to shops and the lake.

        The room is incredibly hot. With no airconditioning and only a small desk fan.. the 'free WiFi throughout the hotel' is unavailable on the 6th floor, very disappointing. The laundry service is run through the reception, and the staff are very unmotivated to take your washing, which costs around 5 Franks a shirt. During breakfast we were hounded by staff asking for our room number and you feel very unwelcome.

      • Family with children
        6.2

        Location is nice and but hotel staffs are too mechanical.

      • Couple
        6.2

        Free internet and close to most shops.

        We had a double bed which consisted of two single beds joint together. The beds kept separating from each other.

      • Couple
        7.4

        Easy access to shopping street which is just the next block.

      • Couple
        8.8

        The continental breakfast was fresh and delicious. We enjoyed our balcony that overlooked the beautiful courtyard.

        The shower head is not stable, which allows water to spray outside of the stall. No air conditioner, but you can open windows. Balcony in our room was shared with the next room, which made privacy a concern, especially with open windows.

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        We had a great time at the Ambassador in Luzern - location fantastic and the staff were very helpful and friendly!!!! Will defininetly visit again and recommend to other travellers!!!

      • Single
        6.6

        It is very well situated in the middle of the city.

        It's a bit noisy when you have a room facing the streetside and you want to open a window.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Pretty much everything

        The constant key exchange on the third floor

      • Group of friends
        4.6

        I didn't like anything about this hotel. It was sold as a three star and it defiantly wasn't. The rooms were clean but very outdated. There's no AC and the weather was great making the room very hot. The fan provided didn't do much. To access the reception area you havebto go up to the second floor. I was very disappointed with my stay.

      • Older travelers
        5.8

        In commercial noisy area with no place to even temporarily stop a car near hotel to unload luggage. Hotel lobby on 2nd floor via elevator. Cumbersome at best. Parking in public garage 3 blocks away. Room nice size but very sparse. Felt much more like a overpriced 2 star than a 3.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Ambassador Hotel - Lucerne Lucerne location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Zurichstrasse 3, Lucerne, Switzerland, CH6000

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Lucerne
        2700 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Lucerne Station
        2300 ft
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Restaurants
      • Kanchi Indian restaurant (cuisine: Indian)
        100 ft
      • Old Swiss House (cuisine: Swiss)
        400 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2006
      • Number of floors:
        6
      • Number of rooms:
        31

      Hotel Awards

      SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLucerneAmbassador

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in Switzerland

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