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Hotel Pilatus-Kulm

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Schlossweg 1, Kriens 6010, Switzerland
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Hotel Pilatus-Kulm
Ranked #1 of 5 hotels in Kriens
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lucerne, Luzern, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A setting and location you won't find anywhere else. Historical setting amidst views to die for. Warm & attentive service. Great Swiss wine list with reasonable prices (for Switzerland that is). Excellent Swiss breakfast. Once day tourists have departed, a calmness sets in which transports you into a different sphere.

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Lucerne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For visitors coming to Switzerland... this is a must, not only for the breathtaking view and location but for the hotel ! The hotel has spacious, great rooms with an outstanding views, totally new and with quality furniture. The bathrooms are modern and spacious ! The hotel is renovated yet it is full of charm and history. Excellent restaurants, nice... More

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pilatus Kulm Hotel is the more recent of the two hotels built on the top of Mt Pilatus. It followed the building of the world's steepest cog-wheel railway, climbing at 48% in some parts. The cog-wheel railway is now 125 years old and is a lovely way to travel up to the hotel from Alpnachstad which in turn can... More

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Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear Veni_bibi ... I would like to thank you very much for the time you took in order to write us this personal feedback! To make our guests stay at our hotel worth remembering is our daily work and it makes us happy when we reach our goal! Many of our guests enjoy the privacy in the evening on the... More

Boskovice, Czech Republic
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simply comfortable place to stay, easy accesible from Luzern by cable car or cogwheel train (the steepest in Europe). Amazing views of surroundings. It is perfect to stay overnight, enjoy tasteful dinner they serve. The magic, quie atmosphere of the evening up there - something what for sure we will remember forever.

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Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear Hana N Thank you very much, for your friendly feedback regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm at 7000 feet above sea level. The quietness on top of a mountain is for many of our hotel guest the most impressive memory they take back home. When you have the luck to observe Mountain Goats or even Capricorns... More

Tucson, Arizona
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12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very lucky and spent a night at Pilatus Kulm during a period of spectacular weather. We took the delightful boat ride across Lake Lucerne to catch the cogwheel at Aplnachstad. If you do nothing else, take this cogwheel ride - it's fantastic! We then spent the night at the hotel and returned to Lucerne by gondola the next... More

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Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear Stephen G Wow, just wow! … also for your feedback! I would like to thank you very much for your time it took to write this detailed review. Since mount Pilatus has several peaks, we are in the happy situation that we can offer you an alternative trip to the Tomlishorn on your next visit at our historic mountain... More

Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Stayed overnight in the suite. The inceredible view by day, is topped by the view at night. All rooms have awesome view in the morning, very tidy, newly renovated. Wwith a bit luck spot wildlife in the dawn. The dinner was very good, apero included. Enjoy the full beauty of this place after all the tourist left!

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Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear Chillor1291 I thank you very much, for your kind feedback. The changing of the daylights and weather situations is always a spectacular sight on top of a mountain. We are happy if you could enjoy your stay at our historic mountain hotel. We wish you a nice summer and we will be happy to welcome you back on mount... More

Basel, Switzerland
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86 reviews 86 reviews
57 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

What a pleasent surprise to find such a nice, well managed Hotel on 2100 meters above sea level. The Hotel has been beautifully renovated, wooden floors and nice, practial furniture. We love good mattresses, duvets and nice crisp Linnen and we were fully satisfied with their offering. Dinner is served in the beautiful dining room, which matches modern comfort with... More

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Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear FrankandChristine Wow! What a nice and positive feedback regarding your stay at our historic Pilatus-Kulm hotel. To be good hosts is the goal of the entire Pilatus team and it makes me happy every day we reached this point. I will happily share your feedback with my team in order to show them, what positive reaction we get with... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Great views; lovely staff very helpful;big kids play ground half way down Mt makes it the best of relaxation at the top and thrills just a short ride away; clean nice room; would go back tomorrow! I booked on a tour trip so I dont know the indivual price of this stay but what I paid for two days in... More

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Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear Hayley131 The entire team of mount Pilatus thanks you for your friendly feedback. We hope you had a good stay in Switzerland and save journey back home! Since a few weeks we have a new booking engine on our homepage so booking a room directly is even easier as before! We are looking forward to welcome you back at... More

Hertfordshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We stayed here last weekend for one night as part of a weekend trip to lucerne. We arrived by boat and then funicular railway which were both really fun and enjoyable. Our room was beautifully furnished with all windows enjoying the breathtaking view. We were invited for a pre dinner welcome drink which was a nice touch and the four... More

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Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear tinker0 I thank you very much for our very kind feedback regarding our stay at our historic mountain hotel. The entire team at Pilatus is working daily in order to organise a nice experience for all our guests. A special thank for our nice comment on our four course menu we serve every evening to our hotel guest! We... More

Zurich, Switzerland
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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We spent 1 night at the Pilatus-Kulm, the view was excellent and on Sunday morning we event had a alp horn concert. The hotel is great with an amazing view. We got up early to see the sunrise over the Lake Lucerne. Just be careful when you want to get back to Alpnachstad in the afternoon. We had to wait... More

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Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear Swissgirl We are happy to read that we reached our goal in organising you a pleasant stay at mount Pilatus! It’s always a nice motivation when we receive so good feedback like yours! We hope your stay at our historic mountain hotel will not be the last one! We are looking forward to welcome you back the next time.... More

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Address: Schlossweg 1, Kriens 6010, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Kriens
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Hotel Pilatus-Kulm Kriens, Canton Of Lucerne, Switzerland

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The successful conclusion of the complete refurbishment in August 2010 marked the beginning of another chapter in the vibrant history of the historic Pilatus-Kulm Mountain Hotel. The heritage-protected Hotel Pilatus-Kulm once again stands for the uniqueness that characterised it when it first opened in 1890. The generous hotel rooms and suites herald the dawn of a new era at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm with its distinguished tradition. ... more   less 
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