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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This remarkable hotel is located in old Lucerne,very well connected to a number of places including the main train station.We stayed in a room overlooking the River Reuss and the Chapel Bridge.As for the room,it was very spacious with a balcony. Great stuff and very tastefully decorated.The best part is the location of the hotel....just walking distance from the train... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky to have made this property our hotel for a project in Lucerne in the fall of 2014. Great building inside and out, very well maintained day after day in every detail (from the structure, to the flowers in the stairs, etc), delicious restaurant (both breakfast and dinner), welcoming and accommodating staff. The rooms are beautifully decorated but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for four nights and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. The location is perfect, set right on the edge of old town, and you can ask for a room with a balcony overlooking the river along with spectacular mountain views. The food is as good as it gets, and the breakfast buffet is worth waking up for. Be sure... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
21 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights and so glad we chose this hotel. It is a beautiful hotel. We had a river view room which was a treat to wake up and look out to every morning. The hotel room was spotless, spacious and welcoming. The bed was very comfortable. Location wise is fab as on the river and in... More

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel has perfect location for tourists. It is close to train station, the lake, shops, restaurants, cafes. Our room had amazing view of the lake from our balcony. I loved their bed. The staff was friendly. We used to get breakfast quickly after our order. They even remembered our order from the previous day. The negative was that they... More

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16 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A long weekend made special by this hotel. Having travelled to Lucerne from London by plane and train it was good to find the hotel was within walking distance of the station. Lucerne was not my choice but my partners but I found the whole weekend very special in an ideal location - made extra special by the hotel itself.... More

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is reasonably accessible to the downtown area; railway station; adjacent restaurants and close by the historic bridge. It is but a gentle 20 minute stroll to the main station and tourist lake boats. My room was fitted out in a very modern and comfortable style. The bed consisted of two singles abutting but each was sufficiently wide enough... More

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Houston, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

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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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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