- Canton of Lucerne - Capital: Luzern - Population: 390349 - Area (km²): 1493 - Official languages: German An impressive mountainous is the setting for Lucerne, the gateway to central Switzerland, sited on Lake Lucerne. With its many attractions, souvenir shops, watchmakers, pleasant location on the lake and near the Rigi, Mount Pilatus and Stanserhorn, close to excursion destinations, Lucerne is a tourist destination for groups and the individual through Switzerland.
Built in 1862, Switzerland's first jail hotel was used as Lucerne's central prison until autumn 1998. Today you can enjoy the unique atmosphere of the Jailhotel and the Jailhouse Lucerne club.
All rooms have private bathrooms with showers and hardwood flooring.
The Erlebnishotel Jailhotel is located right in the heart of the historic Old Town of Lucerne, only 5 to 10 minutes' walk from the railway station and attractions such as the Chapel Bridge and the Bucherer Watch Shop.
Guests can have fun and dance in the on-site Jailhouse Lucerne club, open from Thursday to Saturday night.
Hotel Rooms: 69