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Hotel Terrasse Am See

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bahnhofstrasse 2 | Vierwaldstättersee, Vitznau 6354, Switzerland
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Ranked #5 of 5 hotels in Vitznau
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
JohnPMcN Fairfield, California
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Fairfield, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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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193 reviews 193 reviews
47 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
1 review
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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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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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

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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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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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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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

Basel, Switzerland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Furniture and decor from a bygone period teamed with today's comforts such as a modern bathroom, good mattresses and tasty cuisine. Service is excellent. Everything has been thought of to make your stay easy e.g. tickets for the Rigi Bahn are already available in the hotel and sheepskin rugs warm you on the terrace in the cool of the late... More

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

Dear Guests Many thanks for your feedback - our staff was very delight to hear about it. The antic furniture was and will be restored by a young highly professional women. She respects the originality, uses original material for restauration and combines it with the today standard of comfort. We do have some more precious funiture on the way to... More

Geneva, Switzerland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

We stayed at Hotel Terrasse in april. Our standard room was a bit small but decent, with a door to first floor terrasse. We sat outside in the evening and looked at the beautiful view on the lake and the Alps, outstanding! The owners are friendly and helpful and gave us lots of tips for our holiday in the area.... More

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

Dear guests Thank you very much taking your time for the feed back. Since 2011 the value of the Swiss Franc is compared to €, $ and £ about 50% to high. We hope that our currency will getting a little bit weeker - this means our guests will get more value for less money. Thank you for staying with... More

Taunton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

A very relaxed and comfortable stay with attentive staff. Good quality, straight forward local food and drink. We were very well looked after and will return.

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Dear guests Thank you very much for your time writing the feed back. The whole team was very pleased. For all of us is getting compliments allways at matter of best Motivation to do give the best service to our guests. Sincerely yours Roland Scherrer, Gastgeber More

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Address: Bahnhofstrasse 2 | Vierwaldstättersee, Vitznau 6354, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Vitznau
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Terrasse Am See 3*
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Member of Swiss Historic Hotels. Rooms renovated in spring 2011. ... more   less 
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