Article: Senem Peace

The Chateau Gutsch is one of the iconic buildings of Lucerne in Switzerland. In the past times, it’s been a holiday destination for Queen Victoria and now it is a vivid boutique hotel recalling the history.

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The Chateau Gutsch – Photo: Martyn Lawrence Bullard Design

Not only the historic city of Lucerne, the Vierwaldstätter lake and the mountains that Chateau Gutsch looking to impress you, but also the notable interior. All the renovation has been done by British interior designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard. Martyn, known with his eclectic style, took all the historical essence of the chateau and combined it with cozy, stylish and contemporary features.

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The Chateau Gutsch – Photo: Martyn Lawrence Bullard Design

 

During the renovation, Martyn be loyal to Switzerland’s history and architecture. He applied the Gustavian style, which was very popular in 19th century. Original wooden linings on the wall been kept and paper-fabric 18th century reproduction wallpapers used a side. This walpapers have been made by Schumacher for Martyn.

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The Chateau Gutsch – Photo: Martyn Lawrence Bullard Design

This 18th century chateau has a fantastical appearence inspired from old Bavaria castles of “crazy king” II. Ludwig. 27 guest rooms are in the chateau which is 50.000 m2.

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The Chateau Gutsch – Photo: Martyn Lawrence Bullard Design

All images are: Martyn Lawrence Bullard Design

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