In summer you can travel by car to Melchsee-Frutt at limited times. The mountain road Stöckalp to Melchsee-Frutt can be driven on from Stöckalp in the even hours. This means that you can drive up to Melchsee-Frutt from 10.00 a.m. to 10.40 a.m. and back down to Stöckalp from 11.00 a.m. to 11.40 a.m. The parking lot on Melchsee-Frutt costs CHF 16.00 per stay. We recommend that you park your car in the Stöckalp car park and take the Stöckalp - Melchsee-Frutt cable car.
In winter the mountain road Stöckalp is not accessible for cars.
Arrival and parking options
As a guest of the Hotel frutt Lodge & Spa you have various possibilities to get there, which are offered to you by the Melchsee-Frutt sports railways. The arrival and departure tickets for the sports lifts at CHF 30.00 per adult and CHF 15.00 for children from 4 to 15 years include the gondola ride for arrival and departure, the Stöckalp valley station to the Melchsee-Frutt mountain station and back on the day of departure, as well as luggage transport by the Melchsee-Frutt sports lifts from the baggage counter at Stöckalp to the hotel and back. As a guest of our hotel you will receive a discount of CHF 5.00 per person (adults & children) when booking this offer.
Price after deduction of discount: CHF 25.00 per adult, CHF 10.00 per child.
Please note that baggage service is available from Sunday to Thursday until 17:10 and from Friday to Saturday until 19:10. Transport is then only possible by the guest himself in the gondola.
If you arrive by car, we recommend that you first check in your luggage and then park your car. Please allow at least 45 minutes for the transport of your luggage to the hotel. In order to avoid unnecessary waiting times, we recommend that you transport items that you need immediately independently in the gondola.
As an alternative to the Melchsee-Frutt sports track ticket, luggage can be sent to the hotel for CHF 6.00 per piece. GA & Half-Fare travelcard holders can buy return tickets without luggage service at the ticket office of the valley station for CHF 14.50 per person.
Since the hotel is unfortunately not allowed to make commercial trips by the landowners and slope operators, we are unable to provide this service and ask for your understanding.
The hotel is not liable for transport damage or loss of luggage or other transported objects in accordance with the General Terms and Conditions, item 7.4. The service provider, Sportbahnen Melchsee-Frutt, is the sole point of contact.
Gondola travel times winter 2018/19
Monday to Wednesday: 08.25 - 17.30 h
Thursday to Friday: 08.25 - 17.30 h, 18.30 - 19.30 h
Saturday: 08.00 - 17.30 h, 18.30 - 19.30 h
Sundays and holidays: 08.00 - 17.30 h
Special night drive, Thursday to Saturday: 22.15 h
Gondola travel times summer 2019 (operating time from 15.06. to 20.10.2019)
Monday to Friday: 08.25 - 12.20 h / 13.20 - 17.20 h
Saturday, Sundays and holidays: 08.25 - 17.20 h, as well as descent 17.50 h
Please note that the last gondola leaves for Melchsee-Frutt at 5 p.m.!
There is no gondola traffic in the low season (24.05.-14.06.19 & 20.10.-03.11.19)
Please note that the journey from 24.05. to 14.06.19 as well as from 20.10.19 is only possible with your own car, depending on weather conditions we recommend winter tyres.
For CHF 16.00 per day you have the option of reserving a parking space (covered or uncovered, depending on availability) in the multi-storey car park at the Stöckalp valley station. Parking reservations can be made up to 1 day before arrival and are valid as soon as you have received the confirmation message by e-mail. Alternatively, you can use the Stöckalp outdoor car park for CHF 5.00 per 24 hours (free in summer).
Fee CHF 35.- per day incl. dog kit (dog pillow, a treat and dog toys, as well as use of the hotel's dog shower).
A culinary frutt highlight that goes far beyond the classic half-board. It is your choice on which restaurant you wish to enjoy your half-board package. The friendly staff in either the frutt Restaurant Titschli within the Hotel frutt Lodge & Spa or the Restaurant Lago in Hotel frutt Family Lodge are available to take your reservation.
Frutt Dine Around Light (Half-board)
- Family Dinner (Buffet with selectable, served main course) in the Restaurant Lago, frutt Family Lodge
- 3-course dinner in frutt Titschli, frutt Lodge & Spa
frutt Dine Around Light for adults (from 12 years) CHF 59.00 and children (under 12) CHF 29.00 per person
Please note that for this option it is necessary to book a day in advance of your arrival. Alternatively, you may choose your meal from the à la carte menu. (Holidays excluded)
Included in rates
Dress Code: Your elegant appearance contributes to our incomparable aura and helps create the enjoyable and unforgettable atmosphere of the Hotel Frutt Lodge & Spa.
Non-Smoking Hotel: We kindly would like to advise our guests that smoking is only permitted outside the hotel or on its terrace.
Confirmation of Reservation: To receive the final confirmation of reservation we need you to sign and reply to our temporary confirmation message. Your reservation must additionally be guaranteed either by credit card or deposit payment. Rooms with no guarantee or confirmation will only be held until 6.00 pm and will be released after that.
Non refundable rates require the credit card details in order to guarantee the reservation. The full rate will be charged by the time the reservation is finalised. The booking can be cancelled within 24 hours free of charge. Upon expiry of that dead line no refunds will be made. Non refundable rates are not available for group and package bookings.
Best available rate can be cancelled free of charge until 7 days prior to arrival (except during school holidays in the Canton Obwalden/Switzerland). After that we charge 100% of the package price. During school holidays the following cancellation policy applies:
up to 30 days prior to arrival free of charge
29 to 11 days prior to arrival 50% of the package price
10 days prior to arrival 100% of the package price
Late arrival and early departures will be charged 100%
Method of payment
Restaurant Lago at Hotel frutt Family Lodge
Italian specialities are presented under the motto “Passione Italiana” at our restaurant. At lunch time we have a daily menu and an à la carte menu. In the evening you can choose between enjoying our half board option, Dine around light, or something from our a la carte menu.
Restaurant frutt Titschli at Hotel frutt Lodge & Spa
Frutt Titschli impresses with its cosy yet modern Alpine design. The main restaurant at frutt Lodge & Spa Hotel, offers seating for 100 guests. The coffee kitchen can accommodate 20 guests. The cuisine is international, light and modern. Dinner menus and à la carte dishes are changed on a daily basis.
Local cheese fondue and "raclette classic" from the local Seiler dairy are seasonally available upon reservation.
Gourmet Restaurant frutt Stübli at Hotel frutt Lodge & Spa
Frutt Stübli, the gourmet restaurant at the frutt Lodge & Spa Hotel, has been awarded 14 Gault-Millau points for its excellence in quality. Here we serve a fusion of locally produced, traditional Haute Cuisine and Alpine chic. By the way, according to Gault-Millau, our wine list is one of Switzerland’s top ten. Guests from the age of 14 are welcome.
Restaurant Gemsy in Hotel Gemsy
At the restaurant Gemsy you can expect Swiss cuisine such as cheese fondue, Raclette & fondue chinoise. A la carte dishes are offered for lunch and dinner.
Opening hours Winter season:
Restaurant Lago: open daily from 6:00 p.m.
frutt Titschli: open daily from 6:00 p.m.
frutt Stübli: Wednesday to Sunday from 6:00 p.m.
Restaurant Gemsy: Wednesday to Sunday throughout whole day, on Sunday closed from 5:00 p.m.
Reservations are made on the hour and half hour. You will be contacted directly should your desired reservation time not be available. Our restaurants are serving on the Christmas evenings (24th and 25th December, 2016) and on New Year’s Eve special menus.
Opening hours summer season:
Restaurant Lago: open Wednesday to Sunday, starting 6pm
frutt Titschli: open daily from 6:00 p.m.
frutt Stübli: Thursday to Saturday from 6:00 p.m
Restaurant Gemsy: Friday to Tuesday throughout whole day
Reservations are made on the hour and half hour. You will be contacted directly should your desired reservation time not be available.
Explore the amazing Spa with its puristic architecture exclusively using local materials. The wellness area offers everything to pamper body and soul after spending a day in nature. The 900 m2 spa is divided into a bathing and a relaxation zone. The Alpine wellness spa offers regional products, including a range of massages and treatments performed by experienced wellness specialists. Frutt Spa overview: Indoor pool Jacuzzi Relaxation room Finnish sauna Bio sauna Steam bath Revitalizing shower Snow grotto Spa suite 4 treatment rooms
The 900 m2 spa is divided into a bathing and a relaxation zone. The Alpine wellness spa offers regional products, including a range of massages and treatments performed by experienced wellness specialists.
Frutt Spa overview:
4 treatment rooms
Pool area accessible from 14 years onwards, sauna facilities from 16 years onwards
Peace and a landscape in natural condition create the perfect environment for relaxation and a pleasant contrast to the hectic life in the city. Located very close to Switzerland's cultural capital of Lucerne, the holiday region lets you enjoy a wealth of cultural, sporting and leisure attractions.
You can also use the following facility in the new Hotel frutt Family Lodge:
Fitness room Hotel frutt Family Lodge
The fitness room offers a large variety of modern exercise machines including, a cross trainer, tread mill, exercise bike, rowing machine and a combi-gym. Access is granted to guests from 16 years.
Cinema & Mini bowling alley
Organize your own personal family day at the Hotel frutt Family Lodge, where our cinema and bowling alley are at your disposal. The cinema has a capacity for 20 persons and plays 3 films per day. The mini bowling alley has 2 lanes. Hotel guests may enjoy these services free of charge. Please contact the reception in advance to secure your reservation.