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Hotel des Balances

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Am Weinmarkt, Lucerne 6000, Switzerland
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Ranked #4 of 64 Hotels in Lucerne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Houston, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel for four nights with two kids. I'm really glad we got the suite because we needed the extra space. The suite was great because there was a door so we could close the kids off at night time. We also had a balcony, which was nice when the kids were asleep-we could go out and... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel Des Balances is in a good location and the room is large enough with a window facing the river. The room had a nice smelling room perfume diffuser. The problem is that you arrive at the hotel and this is a 5-star hotel with no staff to welcome you and help you with the luggages. There are a few... More

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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel to Balance sits right on the river in central Lucerne. We walked from the train station, although we did stop at a café on the way for a beer. You can take a 3 minute taxi ride if you are not up to the walk. The hotel entrance is on a small cobblestone square and the façade of... More

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West Richland, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is a beautiful authentic European hotel, location and views are fabulous in old town. Our favorite choice on our vacation. Clean, convient, good sized and nicely appointed! L'Occtane toiletries provided. Great restaurant in the hotel as well. The only negative is the staff is a little cool.

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had four visits to the Terrace Restaurant at Des Balances this summer. Our Family have been gravitating to the Terrace Restaurant at Des Balances for several decades now whenever we do our shopping trips to Luzern. The Hotel is very conveniently located in the Old Town section on the banks of the River Reuss a couple of hundred metres... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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143 reviews 143 reviews
48 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for three nights and could not fault the place. The room was large with comfortable beds, the service excellent and the breakfast first class. We enjoyed drinks on the terrace and an excellent meal in the restaurant. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and recommend.

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Islip, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved staying here. Great location, walking distance to train, boats, attractions and restaurants. Nice and clean, bed was comfy. Had a balcony with view of the Old Bridge and Church, you can even see Mount Pilates in the background. Yes, the bells can be annoying so early in the morning, so you pray they stop. Although pricey, the trendy... More

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Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can’t beat the location of this beautiful property. Located right on the river in the heart of the action, this former town hall has one of the best views in the entire city, especially if you can get a room facing the waterfront. We enjoyed watching the sunset from our balcony, and there are many restaurants and attractions within... More

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Perth
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There may be other wonderful hotels in Lucerne but this is certainly one of the best. Quaint, historic building immaculately maintained and wonderful service. Lucerne itself is very beautiful. Lots of painted buildings and the people we met were very friendly in the hotel and outside. The room was very well presented and comfortable with a nice bathroom. No air... More

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Los Angeles, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked Hotel Des Balances after reading the great reviews on here. My review is not so nice but I do believe it's because I booked the hotel through our points therefore we were given the worst room in the Hotel. The good: Hotel location is excellent and just a 5 minutes walk from the train station. Hotel itself is... 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 #3 Business Hotel in Lucerne #4 Luxury Hotel in Lucerne #5 Romantic Hotel in Lucerne

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