Welcome to the mythical Eigenthal at the foot of Mount Pilatus!

Dear guests,

The Hotel Hammer is located in the middle of protected nature at the foot of Lucerne's world-famous mountain, the Pilatus. Only a few minutes away from the city, we offer you hospitality and accommodation in the oldest hotel in the historic district.

Your Hotel Restaurant Hammer since 1903.

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Accommodation in the heart of Switzerland

In our 26 authentically renovated rooms you stay in Lucerne - but away from the hustle and bustle of the city, in a quiet, original Swiss landscape.

Double room with balcony

Our stylishly furnished double rooms with a wonderful panoramic view of the Pilatus and the Eigenhal mountains invite you to stay.

For you with:

- "Hammer" breakfast, included in the room price
- Bathroom toiletries
- Hair dryer available

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Double room with bathroom en-suite

A spacious oasis of wellbeing: relax in our double rooms with bathroom en suite.

For you with:

- "Hammer" breakfast included in the room price
- Bathroom toiletries
- Hair dryer available

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Single room with shared bathroom

In the homely furnished attic rooms in the original chalet style with beautiful bathrooms in the hallway, you can recover from a hike or simply enjoy the tranquility of your own home.

For you with:

- "Hammer" breakfast included in the room price
- Bathroom toiletries
- Hair dryer available

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Double room with living room and bathroom en-suite

Our largest double rooms offer plenty of space for a feel-good atmosphere, a cozy seating area and a spacious bathroom en suite. We are happy to set up the rooms for you as a family room (up to 7 beds).

For you with:

- "Hammer" breakfast included in the room price
- Bathroom toiletries
- Hair dryer available

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Hotel details

Check in / Check out times

The bed rooms are available at the day of your arrival at 3pm. You'll be arriving before to enjoy the beautiful nature? If the rooms are not ready for check-in, you are welcome to leave the luggage at our reception.

At the day of your departure, we would like to ask you to leave your room at 11am. The luggage can be stored at the reception.



Free cancellation 4 days prior arrival. Is the cancellation made 0-3 days before your arrival, we will charge 100 % of the room fee.



All our guests benefit from the following services:

- Free parking right in front of the hotel

- Free Wi-fi in the entire building

- Pick-up Service from or to Lucerne for a special price

- Quick and efficient check-in and check-out

- Personal care and advice on leisure activities



A heartly welcome dear Kids

In our family rooms and Junior Suites you are sleeping in your own bed to recover and relax from your busy adventure day.

Are you younger than 7 years? Then you are sleeping for free in the bed room of your parents.

You are already 7 years old or even older? Then we are going to charge your parents CHF 25 per child and night.

For the teenager from 13-16 years, we are goint to charge CHF 40 per teenager and night, if they are sleeping in the bed room of their parents.

The prices include breakfast, taxes and VAT.


Book the package that suits you best. You would like to change a puzzle part of it? We will gladly work out a customized offer for you.

Discover the Eigenthal

Valid from Monday, October 24th, 2022 to Saturday, December 3rd, 2022

2 nights in a double room including:

  • breakfast
  • 1 x lunchbox per person per stay
  • welcome drink
  • W-Lan
  • Lucerne guest / tourism card
  • Daily arrival possible

from CHF 178 per person in a double room
(instead of CHF 198)

Additional night: 10 % on an additional night.

Bookings with the keyword: "Discover the Eigenhal" toinfo@hotel-hammer.ch or 41 (0)41 497 52 05.

(Not available from November 5th to 6th, 2022 and from November 12th to 13th, 2022.)


Cross-country skiing & culinary

With the Swiss cross-country ski pass not "just" cross-country skiing.

Each cross-country ski pass holder benefits from the following offer:

With a direct booking of 1 night or more in the Hotel Restaurant Hammer you will receive a voucher for CHF 15.00 per person for consumption in the rustic Sääli and you will benefit from the best price guarantee.


Social program and activities

The Eigenthal impresses with its untouched and original Swiss landscape. Explore these and make your vacation an unforgettable experience.


Explore on foot the wild and untouched landscapes in the Eigenthal and Schwarzenberg.

In winter, we are happy to provide our snowshoes for a small fee (subject to availability).

On request, we also organize a guided hike with the nature guide Norbert Müller. (Price on request)

The panoramic map of the Eigenthal / Schwarzenberg can be found here.


Pilatus in Winter

Which mountain, if not this one? He thrilles young and old, and the view from up there is even more than any Hollywood movie would stage.

From Fräkmüntegg to Krienseregg there are two slopes for sledging available. One is technically easier and the other is for those who love action.

The Pilatus is within easy reach. By car or post bus to Kriens, Pilatus-Bahn, and from there with the gondolas up on top of the Pilatus.


Wildlife watching

Follow in the footsteps of the hunters and observe the inhabitants of the Eigenthaler mountains with our nature guide Norbert Müller in wild nature. (Price on request)


Cross-country skiing

Whether skating or classic technique, glide through the Eigenthaler trails. From mid-November to late March, depending on the snow conditions, there are 16 km of trails for the classic skating technique and 17 km for the skating technique.

The complete cross-country skiing equipment can be rented directly at the cross-country ski run in the Nordic Corner.

You would like to take lessons to learn the techniques? We are happy to organize and book a cross-country skiing instructor for you. (Price on request)



Embark on a voyage of discovery into the world-famous Old Town. Explore the Chapel Bridge, the Jesuit Church, the towers of the Musegg, the Town Hall, the Lion Monument and and and ...

Also, the Swiss Museum of Transport is definitely worth a visit! Planetarium, movie theater, Swiss Chocolate Adventure and of course everything related to mobility - discovering is the program.


Rigi and Lake Lucerne

On to the Rigi tour! Even the arrival by boat in the morning is truly a pleasure. In Vitznau get on the cogwheel train and you are already on the Rigi. What a panorama! Back then it goes via Rigi Kaltbad (possibly a detour to the mineral bath?) and Weggis. Again on the ship at dusk let the wind blow - what could be better?



For the second time in a row we received the booking.com TravelerReviewAward with a grade of 9 - many thanks to you, dear guests, and to the whole Hammer team.


En aan onze Nederlandse gasten:

Hartelijk dank aan al onze gasten die ons in dit speciale jaar hebben bezocht, bedankt voor uw beoordelingen! Een enorme dank gaat ook uit naar onze teamgenoten, die uw verblijf ongelooflijk hebben gemaakt. We zien elkaar binnenkort in de Hammer.


Thank you very much for your numerous reviews - we are for the second time officially one of the best gourmet locations in Switzerland!