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Hotel Pilatus-Kulm

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Schlossweg 1 | Kriens/Luzern, Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
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Solothurn, Switzerland
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173 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed great food and a really good service in the restaurant! We ate fish & chips (great sauce, spicy but wonderful french fries) and a typical swiss fondue! The prices seem to be pretty reasonable, the only exception would be the fondue! At a price of 32.- swiss francs per person it is very much overpriced and we expect... More 

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Thank travelmaniac1977
Beat F, Manager at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear travelmaniac1977 Thank you very much for this positive feedback regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm. Thank you also for your input regarding our prices. We are generally taking care of a reasonable calculation of all your products in the restaurants. I am happy to read, that you enjoyed the quality of our food! Our fondue is... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Pilatus-Kulm is a great place to spend a quiet weekend. Despite being at the top of the mountain, the place is very easy to reach thanks to an entertaining cable-car ride. The panorama terrace offers a great view of the Alps and Lucerne. If you do not see much because of the fog, do not worry. It may disappear... More 

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Thank Cansarp
Beat F, Manager at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear Cansarb Thank you very much for this positive and detailed feedback regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm. The reason to close some of the hiking trails in winter is purely for safety measurements. It all depends on the situation with snow and ice. Of course you have more possibilities during summer, when all the trails, the... More 

Canton of Neuchatel, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I spent Christmas together with my mom on Pilatus and it was an unforgettable experience! No question - the location of the hotel and the views are absolutely beautiful. But the whole team, from the employees who operate the cablecar as well as the staff of the hotel were extremely friendly and helpful. Since my mom cannot... More 

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

Dear DormouseN Thank you very much for your very friendly and detailed review regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm for Christmas. We are more than happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed the days with us so much! The entire team of mount Pilatus wishes you and your mother a good start in the year... More 

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35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Booked a one night stay package that included: return tickets from Kriens-Pilatus Kulm-KrienS, superior room accommodation, 4 course dinner and breakfast..... Great value for money option, awesome experience 2,000mts above sea level. Views are impressive if you are lucky to get a clear sky!!! Great service and breathtaking journey.

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Thank Juan Jose V
Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear Juan Jose V Thank you very much for your friendly review regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm. Our winter package „Winterzauber“ is indeed a very attractive price value and we are more than happy you enjoyed your stay with us! The entire team of mount Pilatus wishes you a good start in the year 2016 with... More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for one night on the 22nd of December. There was only 15 people on the entire mountain overnight including staff! It felt like we had our personal mountain ;) Looks a little expensive initially but at £245 the stay includes 2 cable cars up and down, accommodation, 4 course meal, welcome drink and breakfast. The views over the... More 

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

Dear Andy H Thank you very much for this very motivating feedback! I am happy to read that you enjoyed your stay at our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm. It is always a very exclusive situation to be on top of mount Pilatus for the night. The silence and the impressive views and weather situations are quite unique and for the... More 

London
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

The true majesty of Hotel Pilatus-Kulm reveals itself after dark, when the cog railway access route closes for the day and non-guests have departed for lower altitudes. And it hits home even harder the night after you leave. Before then the lofty hotel still impresses: every one of the summit's many vantage points offers endless views of lakes and foothills... More 

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

Dear domtul I would like to thank you very much for this colourful and almost poetic feedback regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm! I am sure that everybody reading your lines has an exact picture present from your experiences. The silence in the evening and night, when the mountain belongs exclusively to our guest at 7000 feet,... More 

Australia
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81 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Where do you start, when you have experienced something that takes your breath away and leaves a memory that you know will stay with you forever. While I'm not a fan of heights the cog railway was going to be a challenge for me, but my fears gently slipped away as the upward journey commenced. It was raining below and... More 

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

Dear Tranquili ... I would like to thank you for this very personal and vivid feedback regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm. The entire Pilatus team is working every day at the goal to make our guests stays a remarkable one. We don’t see it as self-evident that our guests take their time to write a feedback.... More 

Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Pilatus Kulm: not only a spectacular view! The Hotel, location, amenities, service... everything is just AAA. It's a real hotspot. Don't miss it if you visit Switzerland. It's not only the steepest cogwheel train, it's also very challenging to hike.

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

Dear Regula M Triple AAA is a wonderful and very motivating feedback! I would like to thank you for the time it took to write us your comment. The entire team of mount Pilatus is working every day in order to make the visit of our guests a remarkable one! We are very proud if we could reach our goal... More 

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26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

One of the best nights ever looking at a 360 degree view of snow covered mountains whilst staying in exceptional quality surroundings and made feel like royalty by the great staff from reception to waiters and mangers. Recommend this as a high point of any visit to Lucerne. Read my full review of Mount Pilatus for all this hotel and... More 

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1 Thank Yodda Y
Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear Yodda Y "Heaven" sounds very good... ;-) I would like to thank you for your kind and motivating feedback regarding your stay at mount Pilatus! The entire team of mount Pilatus is working every day in order to make the visit of our guests a remarkable one! We are very proud if we ld reach our goal in your... More 

Miami, Florida
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31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Spent two nights at Hotel Bellevue, so can't comment on quality of Pilatus. Room is OK, but we didn't come here for the room as we planned on being outside all the time. The hiking was very good as they had "easier" trails for Swiss shustandards and then some strenuous ones. Wish they would have rented or provided hiking poles... More 

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

Dear Juli Woj001e M I would like to thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at mount Pilatus. Hiking during summer around mount Pilatus is a wonderful reason to stay some nights at one of our hotels. Maybe you would like to stay next time at our historic mountain hotels Pilatus-Kulm witch was opened in 1890 and completely renovated... More 

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