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Hotel des Balances

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  • Excellent69%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“the river”(288 reviews)
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Reviewed 8 January 2015

This hotel is consistently wonderful. Super comfortable rooms & beds (lovely ones overlooking the water). Everything down to the Tea Capsules are stylish. A stones throw from the shopping street & the river + the glorious old bridges. Good restaurants close by & the one...More

Thank Andra M
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Very nice hotel in the old part of town , stayed 5 nights over New Year and opted for a river view room. Minimalistic but quite modern with nice size modern bathroom. Wifi a bit unstable from time to time but ok. The hotel has...More

1  Thank Patrick V
Reviewed 6 January 2015

We recently spent two nights at the Hotel Des Balances. We stayed here to enjoy all Luzern has to offer. Arrival/Check-in We arrived a slightly before official check-in time, and our room was ready. The front desk personnel were very professional and thoroughly explained all...More

2  Thank MadMaxEsq
Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

We just spent one night at the hotel and our stay was exceptional. Lucerne is such a beautiful city that boasts an extensive history. The hotel is located right along the river and only a 10 minute walk from the train station. It is in...More

Thank AlanOfArabia
Reviewed 4 January 2015

and everything I wrote in my review of two years ago stands. This is one of our favourite (if not the favourite) hotels in Europe. It gets everything right. The staff are charming with just the right degree of formality/informality, the rooms are spacious, tasteful,...More

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US$ 193 - US$ 457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 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$ 193 - US$ 457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 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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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
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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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"River view rooms, definitely"
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"By all means book a river view with a balcony. You will not regret it."
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"Room with a water view on a high level."
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