Located in the heart of Switzerland, at the base of majestic mountains, Kempinski Palace Engelberg combines five-star luxury with alpine adventure. Guests are immediately welcomed with warm Swiss hospitality and exceptional service. The 129 comfortable rooms and suites are the perfect place to unwind, and the breathtaking rooftop spa provides optimal relaxation. Cozy up next to the fireplace in the winter or enjoy picturesque alfresco dining on the terraces in the summer. No matter the season, the hotel’s stylish restaurants and bars offer superb menus, refreshing cocktails, and live music after day of fun and adventure.


What makes the location of Kempinski Palace Engelberg special?

Perched within the natural playground of the Swiss Alps and only a short distance from Lucerne, the Activity Concierge Team can arrange countless leisure opportunities and exciting activities in the area. The town is surrounded by the Swiss Alps, including Mount Titlis, which is a popular destination for skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing. Due to perfect snow conditions during winter, Kempiski Palace Engelberg is a prime location for winter sports enthusiasts. In summer, guests can enjoy sporting and cultural activities such as hiking, golfing, cycling, climbing, or paragliding.

Key Facts

  • Located only 30 minutes by car from Lucerne, the hotel sits at the foot of the Titlis mountains range in The Alps
  • Kempinski Palace Engelberg is easily accessible thanks to its central location next to the spa park and the Engelberg train station
  • The alpine location of the hotel provides countless activities all year

What is special?

  • The Kempinski Palace Engelberg is the first and only international five-star hotel in the world-famous village of Engelberg
  • Engelberg is a unique location, famous for a beautiful 12th-century
  • Being surrounded by nature and so much to do makes it a perfect place for a family escape

What do the guests say?

  • The view and the location are exceptional, and it is extremely quiet all around
  • The town itself is not touristy, so if you want to take a break from the bustle of a city, Engelberg is the place
  • Conveniently located in the center of town, the hotel is a 2 mins walk to the train station


What can I expect from the views at Kempinski Palace Engelberg?

The accommodations at this gorgeous alpine hotel will have you feeling as if you are one with nature. The interior design is a combination of modern and historical elements, featuring natural wood and earth tones that evoke a sense of zen and tranquility. The rooms are generous in size and provide all the modern comforts and amenities you expect from a luxury property. Wake up to the crisp mountain air, and sip your morning coffee on the balcony, overlooking the magnificent views.

Key Facts

  • The 129 rooms and suites at Kempinski Palace Engelberg combine luxury
    and contemporary Swiss flair
  • All rooms are spacious and provide king-size beds, soft duvets, flat-screen
    TVs, and luxurious bathroom amenities
  • The rooms offer sweeping views of the beautiful alpine surroundings

What is special?

  • This historic hotel from 1905 combines the charm of the Belle Époque era
    with the most modern luxury and comfort
  • Almost all rooms have balconies where you can enjoy impressive views of
    the mountains
  • Rooms can easily accommodate families, and pets are allowed to stay with advanced notice and an extra charge

What do the guests say?

  • Brand new hotel with charm and all modern facilities
  • All the amenities someone could ask for were available in the room
  • The rooms are extremely elegant, spacious, comfortable, with a lovely
    balcony for enjoying the mountain views and fresh air

Pools & Spa

Can I get a massage at Kempinski Palace Engelberg?

The remarkable spa and wellness area features 880 square meters with an indoor infinity rooftop pool and modern gym facilities. Enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding
mountains while floating around in the beautiful pool. Whether bubbling away in the rooftop whirlpool or sweating it out in the sauna or steam room, complete relaxation is never far away. Kempinski The Spa offers numerous treatments such as facials, manicures, massage, and body treatments. If you prefer to stay active, the hotel gym is accessible to guests 24 hours a day and stocked with modern TechnoGym equipment.

Key Facts

  • The property has a heated indoor infinity rooftop pool, whirlpool, and a children’s pool
  • The pool area and spa offer striking views of the mountains and scenery, offering ultimate relaxation
  • The entrance to Kempinski The Spa is free of charge for hotel guests

What is special?

  • The chill-out zones in the spa area are the perfect locations to find peace during your stay
  • The Spa also impresses with an inviting Relaxation Room featuring an open Himalayan salt-stone fireplace, an ice fountain, a Finnish sauna for relaxation and regeneration of muscles and mind, a bio sauna filled with aromatic scents to cleanse and stimulate the airways, and a soothing steam bath, ideal against muscle tension
  • The vast selection of spa treatments at the spa are designed to awaken and restore the natural balance of the body

What do the guests say?

  • Wonderful, luxurious rooftop spa and a nice view from the infinity pool
  • Spa treatments were just divine
  • The gym was well-equipped with everything you may need, and the sauna, spa, and pool areas were well designed


Can I dine with a view of the mountains at Kempinski Palace Engelberg?

Indulge in traditional alpine delights at the beautiful Cattani Restaurant, where farm-to-table dining is at the heart of the menu and floor-to-ceiling windows allow for panoramic views. Here you will find upscale cuisine with regional and seasonal ingredients for all preferences. Retreat to the glamorous The Palace Bar to sit by the fire, listen to live music, and enjoy cocktails and bar snacks while you reflect on the day. Partake in afternoon tea or an aperitif in the bright and cheerful Wintergarden with beautiful views of the adjoining spa park. During summer or winter, the two terraces at Kempinski Palace Engelberg are popular with guests who wish to fully embrace the mountain views while they dine.

Key Facts

  • The upscale Cattani Restaurant offers culinary delights of the highest
    standard and adheres to the farm-to-table philosophy
  • End your day in style with live music and exquisite wines, champagne, or
    cocktails at The Palace Bar
  • Cattani Restaurant and The Palace Bar have outdoor terraces with views of Mount Hahnen

What is special?

  • During winter times guests can enjoy a hearty fondue at Chalet Ruinart. The special cheese fondues have been exclusively created for the hotel by local cheesemakers
  • Luxurious afternoon tea is served in the Wintergarden each day
  • Dine alfresco, as the youngest guests let off steam at the playground located in the spa park not far from hotel terrace

What do the guests say?

  • The breakfast was excellent and the location fantastic with a very nice view
  • All the facilities were amazing, especially the breakfast in the outdoor seating
  • The restaurants were beautiful inside and outside; everything is manicured for a stunning dining experience


What types of activities can I experience around the resort?

Located in the historic town of Engelberg and surrounded by mountains, there is no shortage of activities when visiting Kempinski Palace Engelberg. The ancient monastery and the Titlis Cliff Walk, Europe’s highest suspension bridge, are both popular with guests. For those who have more strenuous activity in mind, the Engelberg-Titlis Ski Resort is the place to enjoy cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, sledding, and snowshoeing. If you are not drawn to the mountains for snow, spring and summer reveal paragliding opportunities and golfing at a local golf club. The hotel’s activity concierge is happy to help design fun and active adventures for the whole family.

Key Facts

  • The town of Engelberg is historic and modern and a lovely place to explore
  • Look forward to various mountain hikes and fun adventures in the vicinity of the hotel
  • Engelberg-Titlis is the largest all year round holiday destination in Switzerland and offers the longest ski season from October until May

What is special?

  • The activity concierge can advise you on where to find all the art, culture,
    sports, and adventure in the region
  • Kempinski Palace Engelberg is located closely to day trip destinations like Lake Lucerne, the city of Zurich or the Engelberg Abbey, which is more than 900 years old
  • Adults can take part in more adventurous pursuits while their kids spend time in the hotel’s Kids Club

What do the guests say?

  • The hotel arranged and booked for us tickets to visit the Titlis Mountain via a cable car which was such an amazing experience
  • Our kids loved the kids club
  • The concierge was super helpful and organized a last-minute paragliding
    session and arranged plans of things to do each day

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