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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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Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spend a lovely weekend at the Hotel Pilatus Kulm. We booked a package which included the travel up to the Pilatus, 1 night, 4 courses dinner, rich breakfast. The price was really reasonable for everything we got. We were really impressed by the quality of the service. Everybody was really nice (reception, restaurant, bar, etc). We were not expecting... More

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

Dear Yaelle106 Thank you very much for your friendly comments! I will be very happy to share your feedback with the entire team on mount Pilatus. Our packages are including all services we can offer you on this mountain resort at 7000 feet above sea level. Right now, the first snow arrived this winter and it looks all white and... More

Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 1 night here in October 2014. The day we arrived the weather was pretty miserable with visibility no greater than about 50 metres. On top of this, the cable car from Pilatus to Frakmuntegg was closed as it was being replaced with a shiny new one. This meant the only way to the top was the cogwheel train.... More

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

Dear Stuart H Wow! What a nice and friendly feedback regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel. I would like to thank you for our stay as well for the time you took in order to write this extend comment. The entire team from the Pilatus Train Company is working every day with great pleasure to make our guests... More

Newquay, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fabulous hotel literally on top of a mountain! This is a beautiful place to enjoy some of the most stunning views in Switzerland. We reached the hotel via the world's steepest cog railway and when we got to the top found that we were above the clouds. These soon parted to give way to the most stunning view... More

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

Dear OohArrAdv ... Thank you very much for your friendly words regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel. We are very happy to read, that we could match your expectations. The views up here are indeed spectacular and changing with the seasons. Right now we are covered with the first snow for this winter. It looks like a winter... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful weather, different experience and gastronomie. Cog railway is a unique & must try experience. Prefer Hotel Pilatus Kulm over Hotel Bellevue.Stayed 3D2N but not been told that 2 ways cable car ride is inclusive during stay. Overall experience is good except staff could be more ptoactive to explain or offer the services to non native speakers.

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

Dear KW S I thank you for your friendly feedback regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel. I am very sorry that obviously we didn’t inform you clear enough, that for all our guests staying 2 nights and longer the tickets for the train, cabel car and the gondolas on mount Pilatus are free for the included days. Our... More

Melbourne, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

We wanted some place different to spend our 45th wedding anniversary so we chose to spend it on Mt Pilatus. Since we were visiting family in Baden, SZA we took the train to Zurich and then to Luzern. From there we took the boat to Alpnachstad and the cog railway to the top of the mountain where we are staying... More

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

Dear Rtaylor53 ... We thank you very much for your kind words regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel. We wish for both of you all the best for the next years together and we are proud, that you choose our place to celebrate this very special day! Winter has started up here on 7000 feet high and we... More

Lucerne, Luzern, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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

Dear Patrick S Thank you so much for your friendly comment regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel! We are very happy that you didn’t die… ;-) and we hope you took a lot of good impressions back home! I will be happy to share our comment with my team. We are looking forward to welcome you again on... More

Lucerne
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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

Dear Jan G Thank you so much for your friendly comment regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel! Besides of the quality in the “hardware” we are very focused on friendliness towards all of our guest. I will be happy to share our comment with my team. We are looking forward to welcome you again on 7000 feet above... More

Cirencester, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
25 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

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

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Address: Schlossweg 1, Kriens 6010, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Kriens
Number of rooms: 30
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Hotel Pilatus-Kulm Kriens, Canton Of Lucerne, Switzerland

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