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Hotel des Balances

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  • Excellent68%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

This was a very comfortable hotel in a great location with great service But it was during hot weather and the hotel has no air conditioning! We did have a fan in the room and requested a second one which really helped. The beds were...More

1  Thank PBHAlabama
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Very friendly English speaking staff. Comfortable room but be aware there is no air conditioning. We did not need it and I understand only the 5 star hotels have it. Very nice bar and restaurant in the lower level Get the view in the lake...More

Thank JMICHAEL
Reviewed 5 September 2015

The hotel des Balances is fabulously located just 5 minutes walk from the main train station. Upon arrival it is impressive, indeed one of the most photographed hotels in Luzerne. The hotel is traditional, oozes quality and is very welcoming. The staff all speak good...More

1  Thank Pathfinder617
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We stayed 5 nights in this fabulous, family owned and operated hotel right on the Reuss River between the two famous Luzern bridges and next to the needle dam. Every one of the staff were extremely friendly and extremely helpful. The breakfasts were the best...More

Thank Craig K
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The hotel is in a fabulous location,with incredible views, close to the train station, in walking distance of everything. We especially enjoyed the restaurant with dreamy terrace dining. Breakfast was super and we enjoyed our first night dinner so much, that I went back the...More

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Restaurant
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
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Conference Facilities
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US$ 248 - US$ 585 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#5 Business Hotel in Lucerne
#5 Luxury Hotel in Lucerne
#7 Romantic Hotel in Lucerne
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$ 248 - US$ 585 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Business Hotel in Lucerne
#5 Luxury Hotel in Lucerne
#7 Romantic Hotel in Lucerne
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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