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The key to a successful event is in careful advanced planning and organization. In an effort to assist you in achieving your goals, we have compiled a list of tips for you.

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Planning tips from A – Z

We kindly request that you inform us of the approximate number of guests you are expecting, seven days beforehand. We must have a definitive number 24 hours prior to the event. You will be billed according to this ‘guaranteed’ attendance figure.

Ballroom Rental
There are no additional room rental fees for Banquets on our premises.

It would be a pleasure for us to prepare a delicious made-to-order Dessert or Appetizer Buffet.
Or would a Sunday Brunch be more appropriate?

Reservations are binding. Nevertheless, should it be necessary to cancel your existing confirmed reservation, the terms and conditions as stated in our AGB agreement (general terms and conditions) legally apply.

Our five-pronged silver candelabras are sure to add an elegant touch to your event.

It would be our pleasure to prepare a separate Children’s Menu to accommodate your young guests.

Corkage Fee
In the event that your favourite wine does not appear on our wine list, we would of course
do our best to order it for you. However, if you would still prefer to bring your own wine,
a CHF 40.00 per bottle corkage fee will apply.

Starting off with an aperitif is an ideal way to get your event off on the right foot. We could serve your party in our Hotel lobby, on our Gourmet terrace or directly in one of our Banquet rooms.
» Wine List

Equipment rental
Technical equipment such as OHPs, projector screens, podiums, etc. are at your disposal.
» Prices Equipment

Unfortunately, igniting fireworks is strictly prohibited.

Floral arrangements
A tasteful floral arrangement appropriate for the occasion can brighten up any event.

Our menu suggestions are guaranteed to provide your guests with an unforgettable culinary experience. Naturally, we will do our utmost to cater to your personal wishes.
» Menu suggestions

Menu (Printing)
Your menu will be printed free of charge (including your personal text and motif) on white card stock. Colour printing carries an additional charge of CHF 1.00 per person.

It would be a pleasure to assist you in engaging a performing artist. If you wish to provide your own musical entertainment, a piano is at your disposal. In the event that the piano requires tuning, the costs will be charged directly.

Your bill is payable by cash, EC-direct, Postcard, Euro-/Mastercard, Visa, American Express and Diners Club. Upon request an invoice with pay-in slip will be sent.

See Music/Entertainment

We reserve the right to request a deposit for larger events.

After 12.30 a.m.(and until 4 a.m. maximum) an additional fee of CHF 200.— per hour
will apply.

We welcome the opportunity to discuss your event with you personally. Please call us to
arrange an appointment in advance.

Speeches, Skits, Entertainment
We recommend contacting us early about any speeches, skits and/or other entertainment you may have planned for your banquet; in order to ensure that the schedule progresses smoothly, we advise coordinating a compatible timetable with our staff.

Table decorations
At your request we will gladly decorate your tables with rose petals and/or our spectacular candelabras free of charge. Naturally, we are at your service and will make every effort to meet any special decorating needs you may have. Feel free to consult our staff, we would be happy to assist. Prices will vary according to the decoration.

Wedding Cake
The ‘PERFECT’ Wedding Cake is the crescendo of a perfect wedding. Confiserie Bachmann in Lucerne has just what you are looking for. Their assortment of Wedding Cakes
will astound and delight you. Or if you would prefer to bring one of your own, we can
integrate your cake into the Dessert Buffet at no extra charge. Otherwise, an additional service charge of CHF 5.— per person will apply.
» Confiserie Bachmann