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Hotel Pilatus-Kulm

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Schlossweg 1, Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
Hotel Pilatus-Kulm
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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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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible place to stay amazing views in every direction , very quiet after 5 PM . food was excellent and service top quality , Dont forget to build the cost of the cable car into your budget , even with 30% discount , price is still high

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Austin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pilatus-Kulm may not be for everyone, but it was perfect for us. The views were off the charts beautiful, both on the Lucerne side and the Jungfrau side. When you stay up on the mountain, you get the whole place to yourself after about 5 o'clock until sunset after 9. It was so incredibly beautiful and peaceful and quiet--the sunset... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband took me here for my birthday. We did the Golden Round Trip program (Park your car in Alpnachstad then travel in a circle, ferry to Lucern, bus to Kriens, Gondola up the mountain to a final cable car to the hotel, then down by the steepest cog train in Europe back to our car...ticket for all included in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We had a work breakout with our management team on Pilatus, where we were hosted by the Pilatus Kulm Hotel team. Business service, catering and the food was excellent, topped by the good sleep during the night, all accompanied by the always friendly hotel crew (not the sleep, of course...) Keep it up and we are back sooner than our... More 

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

Dear Reto J Thank you very much for the time it took to write your friendly feedback! The entire Pilatus Team is more than happy when we have reached our goal to leave such a good impression to our guests! It would be our pleasure to welcome you back at Mount Pilatus at 7000 feet high! Beat Füglistaller GM Hotels... More 

Berlin, Germany
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We visited on the first day of the reopening in 2015 and there were few overnight visitors which added to the mystique of this unique hotel and restaurant perched 2100m in the Swiss Alps. Though there were clouds on our arrival which limited the view, when the cleared the view was so spectacular that it is difficult to describe in... More 

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

Dear Peter C Thank you very much for your positive and detailed comment regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm! It’s important to us, when our customers share their experience with other people and we appreciate the time and effort you took in order to write it! The hotel Pilatus-Kulm was reopened in 2011 after a complete renovation.... More 

Canton of Nidwalden, Switzerland
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We stay at least once a year at the Pilatus Kulm. As soon as the last day tourists have left the mountain it is very calm. Normally we are able to see Capricorns in the evening and/or in the early morning. We live only 10 km away from the cog railway which brings us up to the top. Pilatus is... More 

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

Dear Beatrice ... I the name of the entire Pilatus team I would like to thank you for your friendly comment. To have regular and happy customers is one of the best compliments we can get! It’s our daily goal, to make sure all our customers go back home with good memories on their visit to mount Pilatus. The summer... More 

Houston, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I took my mother for her 70 birthday and what a wonderful celebration. Her being serenaded by the Alpenheimer horns and drinking beer and eating wonderful food. Beautiful Hotel and property. We went in the summer so the weather was perfect. Hiking the trails and watching the cows with big bells standing literally on the edge of the steepest mountains.

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

Dear TrazJ67 Thank you very much for your friendly comment regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm! We hope your memories are still alive! If you want to refresh them, we will be more than happy to welcome you back at 7000 feet high. ;-) The summer is approaching with big steps and we are looking forward to... More 

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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

We went to check the views, took the train up, totally worth it to get to the top. And up there, there is nothing better to do than enjoy the how having a beer or a meal. It is in the best location, the best air ad the terrace is just inviting you to stay!

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

Dear GuilleNiebla It’s always a pleasure to read nice commends like yours and I hope you really enjoyed the beer on our terrace! I have some interesting information for you, so maybe we can motivate you for another visit to our historic mountain hotel. During the winter 14/15 the hotel was closed because of the construction of the new cableway.... More 

basel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Impressiv Location and especially to way to arrive at the Hotel. Around 5pm only Hotel Customer are left up there - you just feel so Close to the nature ! Rooms are beautifuly decorated, and the scenery is really good. All new guests are invited for a drink before dinner - Nice but I would definetly do it in another... More 

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

Dear eclauss Thank you very much for your comment on your stay at our historic mountain hotel Pilatus Kulm. You’re absolutely right, after the day guests have left the mountain our hotel guests have the mountain to their own and can enjoy the calm at 7000 feet high. Spectacular is also the sunrise in the morning before the first trains... More 

Victoria, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We spent one evening at the Hotel Pilatus Klum and cannot say enough good things about it. The room was beautiful, the restaurant was amazing and the location is absolutely incredible. We got off to a rough start when we arrived at the gondola station and were told it was closed and we needed to back track 45minutes to take... More 

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

Dear CraftinLa ... I would like to thank you for the time you took in order to writhe us this friendly comment. I am sorry to read, that you had not all the information regarding our special situation due to the construction of the new cabel car. Normally the gondolas from Kriens up to Fräkmüntegg and then the cable car... More 

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