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Schiff Hotel

Unter der Egg 8, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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Ranked #45 of 63 hotels in Lucerne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

We were given a room with a view of the river and mountains - wonderful. Location is excellent, close to all the tourist sites and to the main railway station (5 mins walk). The room was spacious and had tea and coffee making facility - not all that common in Europe from our experiences. Adequate breakfast. Very courteous and helpful... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Stayed here in June 2012 in a second floor room overlooking the river. Room was very spacious and quite comfortable but sharp edges on the bed! Only had breakfast here which was of good standard (continental only, nothing hot available apart from boiled eggs) and served in the very old fashioned and small restaurant - apparently the restaurant is highly... More

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The restaurant is located inside Schiff Hotel, overlooks the Reuss River (booking a table near a window is a must!) The atmosphere is warm, woody, soft. Schiff serves traditional Swiss food, well cooked, in generous portion; we tasted one of the best chügelipastete (a puff- pastry shell filled with diced veal and mushrooms in a creamy sauce) in Lucerne. Considering... More

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Milano
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

I booked a double standard room for one night at 132 euros through booking.com which rates this as a 3 stars hotel. When I arrived I found it was not what I expected: a small and gloomy entrance with a steep staircase, no hall, no common spaces, a small counter instead of a reception desk, smell in the hallways. I... More

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Zermatt, Switzerland
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21 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Schiff Hotel is very well located in Lucerne facing the Reuss River, the historical bridge and a very nice church. Breakfast room is great overlooking the river as well. The staff was nice and the hotel was not too expensive, but clearly the property would need a ramp-up (both common area and room). Wifi did not work properly in the... More

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Bathurst, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Good size room, lovely and clean, close to train and all things around. Good position right on the water front. Has restaurant on the bottom floor right beside lots of others, so take your choice. We got a bit lost finding it, but after you get off the train and come out, turn left and the bridge after the Chapel... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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64 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

The Schiff offers good traditional food - but it's not outstanding in comparison to the other restaurants around. Staff is so so and sometimes the speed could be of concern. If you get a seat on the balcony - you're lucky. The Hotel infrastructure is somewhat old but functional. Nice selection of digestives

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

First time travellers to Switzerland on our honeymoon - I booked this hotel based on trip advsior advice and due to the fact it was one of the only reasonably priced hotels with river frontage and a walk from the main train station. We were not disappointed. I told the hotel we were on our honeymoon when I booked and... More

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Hobart
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

Fantastic hotel right on the water, the views from the doorstep of this hotel are amazing of a night, you could not ask for a better location. The rooms were great, as was the service. We had a lovely breakfast every morning and our dinner in their restaurant on one of the nights was very nice. Would highly recommend.

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Dundalk, Ireland
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5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

We stayed at Hotel Schiff for 14 nights and would definitely stay again , not 5 star ,but we enjoyed the stay , Steffan at Dinner was most helpful as was the pretty friendly waitress at breakfast on the Weekends ,, lovely food and great choice for breakfast . the hotel is ideally located for all the many attractions in... More

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Address: Unter der Egg 8, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Lucerne
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