- Nidwalden - Capital: Stans - Population: 41888 - Area (km²): 276 - Official languages: German Between Lake Lucerne, which is in the north, the mountain ranges of the Alps in the south, Nidwalden offers a surprising landscape! Many hiking trails, optimum coverage by public transport, very strange dialects and a music festival whose fame far beyond the cantonal borders.
This tranquil country hotel is situated in the upper area of Beckenried, an idyllic village on the border of Lake Lucerne. Existing documents dated from 1727, called «Gilten», show evidence of the long history of the building. Since 1820 the house has been home to a restaurant. Visit the first Boutique-hotel in the heart of Switzerland and expericence the tranquil country side of the Lake Lucerne area.
The restaurant philosophy is simple and straight forward: «fresh, uncomplicated and good». We use exclusively fresh products like cheese from the neighbouring alps, locally produced spirits and meats from local farmers. The menus offered depend on the season, our guests desire as well as the daily changing mood of your host and chef, making it clear: «we serve what we have». Gault Millau has rated the restaurant Schlussel in Central Switzerland with 13 points.
The beautiful Boutique-hotel offers Boutique-rooms, each of them a symbiosis of moderne, exclusive comfort with special pieces of long gone times. All Boutique-rooms are spacious and friendly, and each room is individually decorated and furnished with free standing bathtubs, nostalgic water taps and basins of the Belle Epoche. The romantic country hotel invites you to enjoy, relax, work and stay. Indulge stunning views to Lake Lucerne and the surrounding mountains and simply enjoy being in the heart of Switzerland.
Beckenried offers you the perfect base for your city trip to Lucerne and the Central Switzerland area and we look forward to welcoming you to the Boutique-hotel Schlussel.
Gabrielle und Daniel Aschwanden-Huber