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Hotel des Balances

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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The Hotel Des Balances - a four star superior property – is located in the beautiful heart of Lucerne’s Old Town. The ideal starting point for shopping and sight seeing.It has 56 tastefully renovated rooms and suites with a view of the famous Chapel Bridge, Jesuit Church and Mount Pilatus.Enjoy market fresh creations in our Restaurant Balances with lounge, bar and terrace directly at the river Reuss. 14 Gault Millau points stand for culinary art.Individual premises impressively combine tradition and modern comfort and provide the perfect framework for your unique event.Treat yourself to insBrational moments at the Hotel des Balances.
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Property amenities
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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River View
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
339Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
60Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews the river old town welcome cocktail a river view room beautiful hotel l'occitane toiletries train station chapel bridge perfect location air conditioning fourth floor small balcony junior suite hotel bar coffee machine would highly recommend this hotel loved this hotel
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed at des Balances for our 10th anniversary so we returned there this year for our 20th. We were as pleased with this visit as we were with our 2nd one. The hotel is located about a 10 minute walk away from the train...More

Thank Havefuneatwell
Response from Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des BalancesResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your excellent review and your beautiful comments! We are thrilled that you came back to also celebrate your 20th anniversary at our hotel. And we are very happy that you fully enjoyed your second stay with us. We are already...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This hotel sits right on the beautiful Reuss River and has an extremely unique driving entrance, you take your car on the cobblestone which looks to be only for pedestrians! When you arrive you leave your car up front and they valet your car. We...More

Thank lifeandmylens
Response from Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des BalancesResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your wonderful and detailed review! It is a great pleasure to hear that you were fully satisfied with your stay at our hotel. We hope we soon get the possibility to welcome you again with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The standing of this hotel is very great. The decoration is a bit retro and it gives a certain spirit to the hotel. We had a river view room which brings a great feeling around the room. The location is amazing if you want to...More

Thank Alexis D
Response from Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des BalancesResponded 5 days ago

Thank you a lot for your fantastic review! We are really happy that you had a lovely time staying with us. We would gladly soon welcome you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelling with my daughter, it was one of the finest hotel stays across the world. Our Suite 302 was impeccable with stunning views, superb bath facilities and little details taken care of. The staff without exception were top class...very professional. Very enjoyable and comfortable 5...More

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Response from Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des BalancesResponded 1 week ago

We thank you very much again for your magnificent review and your amiable comments about our staff! We are thrilled that you and your daughter had an exceptional stay and we would be very happy to welcome you again in the near future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved everything about this hotel, the suite and the rooms are great, the location couldn’t be any better! Beautiful historic hotel right on the river. The staff were extremely friendly, a very special thanks to Luana, she took great care of us, she...More

Thank Marcia G
Response from Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des BalancesResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your outstanding review! We are more than happy to read your kind comments, especially those addressed to our staff. We are pleased that you had a wonderful time staying with us and we will welcome you back with great pleasure...More

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14 September 2018|
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Response from PBMCM | Reviewed this property |
Depending upon who you book through you can include breakfast. We did not include breakfast. It is SF 31.00 per person for the hotel breakfast.
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1 September 2018|
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Response from rlffrnk | Reviewed this property |
No idea. Best will be to give them a call.
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9 August 2018|
Response from Balances | Property representative |
No, our terrace is closed during the winter. Best regards
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Room Tips
"Ask for a river view room!"
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"Choose a room with view over the river"
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"Balcony room with a view of the river and Chapel Bridge"
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"Get a view of the river. Make sure the windows are closed at night or you can hear street noise."
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US$ 165 - US$ 363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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SwitzerlandCanton of LucerneLucerne
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