At the end of a curvy road up the hill, right in the heart of Switzerland lies five star boutique Hotel Villa Honegg. Sounds of cowbells provide the soundtrack to your journey while you simply fall in love with a sensational view across Lake Lucerne. Leave your day-to-day life in the valley as you ascend the hillsides and fully engage in this piece of heaven on earth.

Location

What makes this place unique? How is the view?

Located 914 meters above sea level and with a stunning view of the blue waters of Lake Lucerne, this place is a picture-perfect idyll and immediately captivates you. The area around the hotel offers a lot of opportunities to experience Switzerland’s natural beauty.  There are miraculous trails for hikers and bikers, lush meadows and always a view of the sky piercing mountains on the horizon.

Key-Facts

  • The hotel lies in close vicinity to the beautiful Lake of Lucerne 
  • 914 meters above sea level, the venue is set on a hilltop with arresting views of the valleys and the lake
  • The hotel is located on the “Bürgenstock” mountain, which is surrounded by the lake on three sides

What is special?

  • Sounds of cowbells from the adjacent pastures create an authentic rural atmosphere on site
  • Considering the stunning views, this is one of the most instagrammable places in Europe 
  • This serene venue evokes a sense of privacy, even secrecy

What do the guests say?

  • The views on site are utterly stunning. Climbing up the hills, you are in awe of the surroundings  
  • The area offers picturesque hiking and bike trails 
  • Staying at this venue feels like being on top of the world

Accommodation

What kind of rooms are offered? Do they all provide balconies?

Catch a glimpse of Lake Lucerne from the windows or your private terrace with binoculars you can find in the rooms. The chambers are all arranged with high quality furniture. Loosen up in the cigar room and try a selection of the finest Cuban cigars or seclude yourself in the private cinema and enjoy a movie with your friends or family.

Key-Facts

  • Five star superior boutique hotel with 23 unique rooms. Some of them with an arresting view of the lake
  • The sun terrace invites guests to take a rest on one of the comfortable loungers 
  • Furnished with the finest fabrics and artworks

What is special?

  • Spacious private lake-view balconies attached to some of the rooms
  • A sumptuous smoking room with an exquisite selection of cigars 
  • The hotel offers a private cinema for its guests

What do the guests say?

  • Every single corridor is unique
  • The staff is impeccably friendly and accommodating 
  • This is a bucket list place undoubtedly

Pools & Spa

What can I expect of the pool? Is it going to be crowded?

Watching the snow-covered mountains in the winter while floating around in the warm waters of the startling infinity corner pool can indeed leave guests speechless. Whether winter or summer time, the impeccable spa area provides guests with first-rate luxury and foremost exquisite instagrammable views. The welcoming staff leaves nothing to be desired.

Key-Facts

  • 34C° heated infinity outdoor corner pool with a breathtaking view towards the mountains and the lake
  • A sauna, a steam bath, a gym and different treatments are available
  • An indoor pool with panorama windows and comfy loungers

What is special?

  • Guests truly admire the magnificent views that the corner pool offers
  • The indoor swimming pool provides upstream swimming and unterwater music
  • Due to a flight ban around the hotel, drones won’t disturb you in the outdoor pool

What do the guests say?

  • No words and no pictures can do justice to the spa area and the pool
  • The massages and facials are wonderful as staff have surely mastered this craft
  • Although the pool is so popular it is not crowded

Culinary

Can I have lunch on the lovely terrace? How long do they serve breakfast?

Don’t you worry about being late for breakfast in the mornings. Feel free to take another nap and retire to dreamland once more because fortunately breakfast is served until 2pm. Have lunch on the beautiful sun terrace and indulge in seasonal snacks with a glass of sparkling champagne as you gaze across the breathtaking scenery.

Key-Facts

  • The hotel restaurant is awarded by Gault-Millau with 14 points
  • Breakfast is included 
  • Have delicious meals in the beautifully decorated dining room or out on the terrace

What is special?

  • The hotel offers free snacks in different areas
  • Breakfast is served until 2pm which give late risers a homelike feeling
  • Enjoy fresh herbs from the hotel’s own herb garden and honey from the own bee colonies

What do the guests say?

  • The restaurant is veggie-friendly  
  • Guests highly recommend both breakfast and dinner at the restaurant
  • Feel free to order everything, all ingredients are fresh and extraordinarily tasty

Activities

What kind of activities are offered? Can I pursue water sports?

Ascend the Bürgenstock on one of the nearby hiking trails by foot or via bike and enjoy a picnic in the middle of a picturesque alpine meadow. Or descend to the lake and feel holistically refreshed walking along the lakeside. Pursue activities like canoeing and water skiing in summertime and go skiing and snowboarding during wintertime. The area provides different opportunities and offers activities for every mood.

Key-Facts

  • Follow the picturesque hiking trails near the hotel and enjoy the surrounding nature of the swiss alps
  • Take a trip to the cities of Lucerne or Zurich and appreciate the cultural attractions of Switzerland
  • Explore the area via bike as it provides ideal conditions for mountain biking

What is special?

  • When the weather is bad you can relax in the hotel’s private cinema for free
  • Go for a group run in the morning
  • Take a boat trip or pursue water sports at Lake Lucerne

What do the guests say?

  • There are various mountain and lake activities in vicinity to the hotel
  • There are plenty of beautiful hike opportunities and lots of cowbells around
  • The activities often depend on the weather conditions, but there is a cinema in the hotel