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Hotel des Balances

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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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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed 3 wonderful nights in this hotel after returning from my milan visit in May. If you are driving to the hotel call the reception to assist as it is a bit tricky to locate the hotel. As it is located in the old town dont let little things put you off. This hotel is exellent in every sense... More 

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Lincolnshire England
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127 reviews 127 reviews
44 hotel reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is situated on the river, about 5 minutes walk from the railway station. Although our rooms were overlooking the square at the rear of the hotel they were extremely quite and had electrically operated shutters, which meant an excellent night's sleep. The rooms were equipped to the highest standard offering a Nespresso machine The towels were changed daily... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful room, amazing view, close to everything! We even enjoyed life music, a traditional orchestra from our balcony. Very romantic with the river view, the bridge and the swans. Make sure you have at least one meal in their restaurant. We walked with our luggage from the train station and walked to the ship.

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Mississauga
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked in right away, which was great since we were jet lagged. Our first room had the river view, but no balcony. We asked if there was a room with a balcony available and for no charge, we moved next door! The room was spacious with all the amenities, the bathroom was modern and the lovely welcome gift was... More 

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San Francisco, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is splendidly located, and the view from our room on the top floor (506) with a small balcony looking out over the famous covered bridge and on to Mt. Pilatus could not have been better. Coffee (from the in-room Nespresso maker) on those sunny mornings, with a slight chill in the air, is a memory that will be... More 

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Churchill, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were given an upgrade and had a fantastic room with awesome view of the snow capped mountains. Quality everything in the huge room, great sound system with good CD's supplied.Staff were very friendly and helpful.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is excellent and very clean. Staff was very helpful and guided us for our excursions. Room size decent. Many restaurants around where good food is served. Very close to railway station, just a 5 to 10 mins walk. Overall superb experience, would love to come and stay again!!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Our family loved our visit to Luzern and our stay at this hotel. The facility and staff are first class. The rooms and bathroom are modern and very clean. We enjoyed a city view room, although we were not there much. The one site restaurant is expensive but the food and service is outstanding. If I could give a score... More 

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Kolkata
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We stayed 3 nights in Des Balances in July 2014 for our honeymoon. It is one of the top hotels as per reviews. Although the Hotel is top notch we were a tad disappointed with the room since we could not get a room with a view and also the room was small. They dont have any fan in the... More 

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Prilly, Switzerland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Very clean and big room with all you need in it. It is a beautiful old building and the rooms have modern amenities. Great staff, friendly and helpful. If you've never been to Lucerne you should definitely book a room with view on the bridge. We ate at the hotel Restaurant which was amazing! 13 Gault Millau points but very... More 

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