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Hotel Pilatus-Kulm

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Schlossweg 1, Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Muensingen, Switzerland
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27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Hotel Pilatus Kulm just for one night. The view was absolutely breathtaking! The rooms in the historic building are very nice, with tasteful furniture. Staff is very friendly, breakfast: good quality and large choice. On a nice day: absolutely a must-go. On a cloudy day: it has its special "charme"... and might be very peaceful.

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked a deal for the cogwheel train, dinner bed and breakfast. The room was the nicest we've had so far on our trip. Food was great. Views were slightly hampered by clouds but you can't blame anyone for that! It is expensive but you get what you pay for... I'd recommend it to anyone

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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103 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed on the top of the Pilatus with my fiancée, in the hôtel bellevue (the round new one, not the historic building). Prices for the night are fair. But do not forget that you also need to pay the cogwheel railway or the aerial cablecars to go up there. But it worths it. Even though the rooms have a... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only had 4 days in Switzerland before going on a river cruise thru Germany. Started in Geneva and then took Panoramic train from Montreux to Lucerne. We wanted to experience some Swiss mountains so we took the trip to Pilatus. The hotel was average but a good buy as all meals were included. The view was nice but in... More 

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Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there to celebrate the 1st of August and it turned out really nice. There was some traditional music and delicious food - the portions were perfectly sized and served just in the right time, and there was a huge variety of desserts. The hotel is cozy and extremely clean, and the rooms are just perfect, with all the... More 

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Penn Hills, Pennsylvania
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never actually stayed there, but toured the facilities when we were on our one day excursion. I would stay here in a heartbeat. Might have to hit the lottery to do so. This place has class and a great view. Like being on the top of the world. A must see if you visit Mt. Pilatus in Lucerne Switzerland.

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

Dear Wofat1954 I thank you very much for this kind feedback regarding your day trip on mount Pilatus! And I wish you all the luck with your plans at the lottery!  But since we have very interesting packages for both hotels on top of the mountain I hope we see you again before you hit the jackpot! Please consider:... More 

Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Cozy hotel, ideal for couples seeking a romantic escape. Ideal with sunny weather (as we were lucky to have), less if it rains as no indoor activity - other than seminars - are possible. Professional, highly organised service.

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

Dear globesurfer2015 I would like to thank you for this personal feedback regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm! I am very happy to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us! Of course is it a wonderful experience to stay with us when there is nice weather and you can see the mountains and lakes around... More 

Australia
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

We've just left the hotel and really enjoyed our stay. The superior room was well appointed - not sure there is much difference with a standard room though - and has great views out to the snow capped peaks. The price includes a welcome drink, dinner and breakfast. The dinner was really nice, the service very pleasant. We took a... More 

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

Dear Margouille I would like to thank you for this personal feedback regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm! I am very happy to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us and are planning to come back another time! This is always our best compliment we can get!  Right now we are in the middle... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The rooms offers magnificent views of the Swiss Alps - really, like no other! Rooms were cleaned, Wi-Fi was fast and the restaurant provided a great breakfast and dinner during my stay. The hotel is fitted with a host of amenities such as conference rooms etc. Our room was towards the front, and the windows do make a lot of... More 

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

Dear DANIEL M Thank you very much, for your personal comment regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm last winter! It is very important to us, to get feedback from our guests. It’s the best way we can improve our services and become even better hosts. During the winter season we have sometimes heavy winds and since the... More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

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

Dear NickFarde ... Thank you very much, for your personal comment regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm! It is very important to us, to get feedback from our guests. It’s the best way we can improve our services and become even better hosts. On our homepage you can book interesting hotel packages, they always include the trains.... More 

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