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Hotel des Balances

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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the river”(294 reviews)
“old town”(167 reviews)
“welcome cocktail”(13 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
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4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 17 July 2015

Hotel des Balances is a beautiful hotel in a spectacular location. We have stayed there before and, as always, our room was beautiful and looked out on the river. The location is perfect since Lucerne is a fairly compact city and it is nice to...More

2  Thank barbley
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I decided to reserve this room because I wanted to stay in the heart of the Historic Center. I also reserved a room with a river view.. WOW is all I could say. I'd come back. For a 4 Star hotel it was wonderful. The...More

Thank Tomas F S
Reviewed 14 July 2015

The hotel is walking distance (max ten minutes with luggage) from the main train station, it is possible to follow the river, walk few steps and you get there. The room was very comfortable, relatively big bathroom, coffee machine, l'occitane products, minibar with a good...More

Thank Pitchulina
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I checked in on June 30, 2015, for three nights. The day temperatures in Switzerland were around 97 degrees, got down to 80 all through the night. It was absolutely miserable. The fan did nothing more than gently push around the incredibly hot air. Don't...More

4  Thank MissyH56
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

I booked a weekend away for my boyfriends 21st birthday and this certainly didn't disappoint! When booking this hotel through booking.com I had noticed some rooms had baths in the room which looked incredible so I requested for one of those rooms. Upon arrival we...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Dry Cleaning
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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US$ 213 - US$ 500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Lucerne
#5 Business Hotel in Lucerne
#7 Romantic Hotel in Lucerne
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$ 213 - US$ 500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Lucerne
#5 Business Hotel in Lucerne
#7 Romantic Hotel in Lucerne
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wcsox05
17 January 2018|
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Response from gmeak | Reviewed this property |
The rooms are not air conditioned, but generally have huge windows and/or French doors , all of which have automatic screens. The buttons next to the bed operate the screens. They were SO fun to discover and play with. As... More
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Yin74
27 May 2017|
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Response from traceyb20 | Reviewed this property |
It's a 5 minute easy walk, maybe 10 at most if you walk slowly and have luggage
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Erika S
2 May 2017|
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Response from Balances | Property representative |
Dear Mrs Erika Thank you very much for your kind message. Exactly the train ticket is valid for the whole day so you can hop on on any train. Best regards
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"401 - city view but has big doors that open almost like a balcony"
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