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Hotel Terrasse Am See

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Bahnhofstrasse 2 | Vierwaldstättersee, Vitznau 6354, Switzerland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upgraded to a room with a full lake view. The bed is like a lawn chaise lounge, you can raise and lower the incline for reading. Worth the extra 70 swiss francs. Breakfast included. The free parking and in lobby free wifi are also bonus. Go for the locale. Next to the ferry and cog wheel train that takes u... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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87 reviews 87 reviews
62 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

First things first: Pay the extra and go for the Superior Room with balcony towards the lake. You will not regret it. It is just fabulous to sit on your balcony and watch the lake at your feet, in the afternoon, when you just woke up, or even in the middle of the night. The hotel is truly historic, you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Excellent hotel with magical views. I had dinner in the garden by the lake watching the sun drop behind the mountains opposite. The building retains some of its former glory with huge public rooms and very acceptable bedrooms. Breakfast is good with a mix of breads, croissants, cheeses, ham etc. and good coffee. The three course dinner was reasonably priced... More 

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Fairfield, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Hotel Terrasse was a sound choice for a two day base to explore Lake Lucerne. Less than 50 meters from boat dock and from Rigibahn terminal, it is also convenient to several restaurants and bars. Lakefront rooms offer spectacular panoramic views of Lake Lucerne as does hotel bar and terrace and dining room. Service was good even if a little... More 

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roland2003, Manager at Hotel Terrasse Am See, responded to this review
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Liebe Gäste Vielen Dank für die Rückmeldung und die Zeit, die Sie sich dafür genommen haben. Auf Wunsch unserer sehr... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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202 reviews 202 reviews
50 hotel reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The views here are to die for! Pay extra for a superior+ room at the front of the hotel and you'll be treated to the most stunning sunsets and views over the See. The owners were extremely friendly and helpful. For a 3 star hotel, the decor and food is basic and what you'd expect, but rooms are spotless. This... More 

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Lieber Gast Vielen Dank für Ihre Zeit und die Rückmeldung. Wir freuen uns, dass es Ihnen bei uns gefallen hatte.... More 

Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The location of this hotel directly on the shore of Lake Lucerne is fantastic. From the front rooms and the dining room you have a direct view onto the lake, particularly nice at sunset and when the last steamboat from Lucerne arrives in Vitznau. The boat landing and the station of the Vitznau-Rigi-Bahn are next door to the hotel. The... More 

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roland2003, Inhaber at Hotel Terrasse Am See, responded to this review
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Liebe Gäste Herzlichen Dank für Ihre Bewertung und die Zeit, die Sie sich dafür genommen haben. Das ganze Team freute... More 

Thalwil, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

A few days ago my daughter was married and the wedding party was held here. The service and support were excellent. It is an old hotel and they have kept it that way. Perfect. So much atmosphere.So much warmth and character. So Swiss :) The husband and wife team owners saw to our every desire. I would highly recommend this... More 

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roland2003, Inhaber at Hotel Terrasse Am See, responded to this review

Dear guests Thank you for the exellent feedback. There was a phantastic atmosphere amog the whole party. It was as having friends in the house and not "customers". We wish you all the best and a lot of luck for the just married couple. sincerely Roland Scherrer, Gastgeber More 

UK countryside
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Stayed here for one night towards the end of August. Wonderful location; right on the lake, by the dock for the paddle steamers and also the rack railway terminus. In the centre of the town so plenty going on. Great welcome and we were shown to our room which doesn't happen much these days. Room was a little sparse but... More 

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Liebe Gäste Vielen Dank für die Rückmeldung. Wir freuen uns, dass Sie sich bei uns wohlfühlten. Sehr oft gibt es... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Very clean but old hotel! No love was put in the decoration!The room was very small and there was no A/C! At the check-in we were told all the things that we are not allowed to do........ There was a funny smell in the breakfast room. If you decide to stay here be aware that the boats(very loud signal when... More 

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roland2003, Inhaber at Hotel Terrasse Am See, responded to this review
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Liebe Gäste Vielen Dank für die Rückmeldung. Es ist richtig - wir benötigen keine Aircondition. Dank der speziellen Flora und... More 

London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The staff were the friendliest of any hotel we've stayed in, and the rooms were clean and had a great view. Great decor, classic without being dated, and the restaurant had great food, including freshly caught, local fish. The breakfast had a good selection of food as well. We were given directions for a great walk around Vitznau by the... More 

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roland2003, Owner at Hotel Terrasse Am See, responded to this review

Dear Guests Thank you very much for the great feedback in our name and especialy of our staff. We hope you had a pleasant journey home. It would be great to welcoming you again in the futur and to have the opportunity to show you what we investet with "your money" to make the stay even more comfortable. Sincerely Yours... More 

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