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Hotel des Alpes

3.0 of 5 Furrengasse 3, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2007

Although we had some rain, our time in Lucerne was made more enjoyable by this small, conveniently located hotel. It's terrific value for the price. As it sits right on the water, one can sit outside and enjoy a drink & food and watch life roll by. The staff was very friendly both day and night. You can just walk... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2007

We had two nights in September at this well established Lucerne Hotel. We had a room with a balcony facing the Charles Bridge and directly above the bustling walkway in front of the hotel. Exceptionaly quiet despite being above the walkway. The room was more then adequate in size and the bathroom was modern. We found the staff helpful and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2007

Just returned from Switzerland and wanted to comment on Hotel des Alpes in Lucerne. Very European hotel with great location, in old town, nice view of Chapel Bridge and river...close to train station. Morning receptionist pleasant ..afternoon receptionist should'nt be dealing with the public...found her to be as others have mentioned..lets say not a happy person...upon entering the hotel she... More

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New York City, New York
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47 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2007

I felt the location was excellent and it was an easy walk to everything. They do NOT have parking so you must park across the river( an easy walk) and pay for it in an under ground garage. The bathrooms were clean and remodelled. There is NO air conditioning. The room its self was depressing and tiny. If you stay... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2007

Just returned from a stay in Lucern. The hotel is in a great location - about a 7 minute walk from the train station. Sits right on the lake with a view of the Chapel bridge (which is covered in flowers). The hotel was very comfortable and clean, although the rooms were a bit on the small side (bathrooms too).... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2007

This was our fifth stay at the Des Alpes since 1975. We've always selected this hotel because of its convenient location and outstanding views. When taking those factors into account, room rates (245 chf/nt for double), while not cheap, are reasonable for Luzern. This is the first time we had a room on the top floor. Room 563 is really... More

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Melbourne Beach, Fla.
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16 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2007

The hotel des Alpes was very good. It is in an excellent location for walking about the city. We did not have a river view room and our room on the back overlooked one of the squares of Luzern. The room was large, modern, and comfortable. The breakfast was excellent. If you are using the trains and walking, it is... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2007

I booked this hotel after reading several reviews in TA. I made notes of the comments. After 4 nights there, I will book with them again if I go back to Luzern. We got room #456 which has 2 doors opening into the balcony. We had the view of the river, the bridge, and the mountain. Wonderful! The room has... More

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Santa Monica, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2007

It was hot when we were there and we had a small child with us. No AC and we had to keep the windows closed so the kid wouldn't venture outside. It was uncomfortable. The staff's not real freindly, either. Otherwise, it's a good place. The location couldn't be better.

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san diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2007

We stayed at Hotel des alpes for our wedding, we occupied about 7 rooms and everybody was very happy with the hotelrooms. You must get the "river view" and ask to be on the fist floor, nice big balconies overlooking the city with the capel brigde right in front of you. Nice patio restaurant by river, don't be afraid to... More

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Address: Furrengasse 3, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel des Alpes 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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Des Alpes Hotel
Des Alpes Lucerne

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