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Hotel des Balances

4.0 of 5 Am Weinmarkt, Lucerne 6000, 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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel situated on the river. We had a river view room, it is a must although it is a little cold to stay out for too long ( we're there during mid December). Our room was extremely small not enough space to lay the luggage and open. The shower needs to be upgraded, very difficult to have shower even... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Being easy walking distance to everywhere we wanted to go in Lucerne, and with views down onto Kapellbrucke with a background of snow covered mountains was a good start. We were upgraded to a suite which was really comfortable and spacious. It was a great room. The staff were always friendly and helpful. We really couldn't ask for anything more.... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After reading how wonderful this hotel was, we were excited to spend the Christmas season in Lucerne for a few nights . We had booked this hotel 6 months in advance for 2 rooms ( being a family with children). They confirmed via email, that the rooms would be next to each other ( there are no interconnecting rooms). When... More 

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Barrington, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really would love to give a 5 star due to many reasons - Beautiful Hotel with beautiful views of the river and excellent location walking distance to many attractions. Very friendly staff. Tanja was wonderful both in bringing my son's suitcase to our room that Swiss Air lost and even more so was amazing when I e-mailed inquiring if... More 

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Fort Collins
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel des Balances in a wonderful hotel! Why? Location, service, clean and beautiful rooms overlooking the water, excellent breakfasts. We loved our fifth floor room that included both sitting area as well as sleeping room. It was wonderful to look out our windows on the snow-covered roof tops on the day after Christmas. And, the restaurant manager fitted us in... More 

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Buninyong, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, daughter and I spent four nights in this wonderful hotel. The staff were brilliant & the hotel itself is a beautiful building in the old town. The location is ideal along side the river & the views from the bar & the restaurant are picture postcard. Breakfast was a highlight with an excellent buffet & freshly cooked eggs.... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is consistently wonderful. Super comfortable rooms & beds (lovely ones overlooking the water). Everything down to the Tea Capsules are stylish. A stones throw from the shopping street & the river + the glorious old bridges. Good restaurants close by & the one in the hotel is EXCELLENT esp for weekend brunch

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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice hotel in the old part of town , stayed 5 nights over New Year and opted for a river view room. Minimalistic but quite modern with nice size modern bathroom. Wifi a bit unstable from time to time but ok. The hotel has a nice vibrant bar & restaurant with a good a la carte menu. Some panic... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently spent two nights at the Hotel Des Balances. We stayed here to enjoy all Luzern has to offer. Arrival/Check-in We arrived a slightly before official check-in time, and our room was ready. The front desk personnel were very professional and thoroughly explained all that the hotel had to offer. The Room The room was an average sized European... More 

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just spent one night at the hotel and our stay was exceptional. Lucerne is such a beautiful city that boasts an extensive history. The hotel is located right along the river and only a 10 minute walk from the train station. It is in a central location with all the tourist sites walking distance away. We spent the extra... More 

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Address: Am Weinmarkt, Lucerne 6000, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel des Balances 4*
Number of rooms: 57
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Also Known As:
Des Balances Hotel
Des Balances Lucerne
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#1 Family Hotel in Lucerne
#4 Business Hotel in Lucerne
#4 Luxury Hotel in Lucerne
#5 Romantic Hotel in Lucerne

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