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Bray, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pilatus Kulm it's not just a hotel...it's the whole experience that you get staying at 2137 m. It's one of the bucket list. Pricey but definietely worth it. If you calculate only going up the mountain it's if I remember 72€ with return, add the dinner & breakfast that are not cheap in Switzerland, then the accommodation itself doesn't look...

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Matthias K, Manager at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear Sylwia A Thank you very much for your feedback. I would like to apologize for not fulfilling your expectations entirely concerning our dinner. We certainly will discuss your comments with the involved departments. We are pleased to hear you spent an memorable stay with us and thank you for your recommendation. Matthias Kögl GM Hotels & Gastronomy

Quezon City
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for a night. This is the part of our trip that I was really looking forward to. The first time we were here was during our honeymoon, 27 years ago, with a tour group. We didn't stay at the hotel, but the breathtaking views from the top was something that I never forgot. I...

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Matthias K, Manager at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear HappyCouple Thank you very much for your second visit on the Pilatus! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay again and you especially appreciated the romantic silence in the evenenig :-) Thank you very much for your recommendation! best regards Matthias Kögl GM Hotels & Gastronomy

Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

When rating this hotel one probably tends to rate the overall experience of spending one night on the summit of Mount Pilatus which is simply an unique one! The hotel rooms itself are quite basic but offer almost all what you need for a one night stay. Bathroom amenities were delivered swiftly after requesting as well as a pillow from...

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Beat F, Manager at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear El_Molotov I would like to thank you for this nice feedback regarding your stay with us at 7000 feet in our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm. We are very happy to read that we were able to give you full satisfaction. We will take your feedback as motivation to continue our work and assure a good quality for our guests!...

Winterthur, Switzerland
Reviewed October 9, 2016

We spent a lovely peaceful evening on top of mount Pilatus, in the round hotel, with pie shaped rooms, which is next to the Pilatus Kulm. It seems to be a part of the Pilatus Kulm even though it has a separate check in area. We had a delicious breakfast in the hotel Pilatus Kulm and a mediocre dinner. Definitely,...

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Beat F, Manager at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear sgec1105 Thank you very much for the kind review regarding your stay at our second hotel on top of mount Pilatus. The hotel Bellevue belongs also to our company and therefore our guest spend the evening at the same dining room as the guests of the hotel Pilatus-Kulm. I do hope that we can serve you a more than...

Virgnia
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

We recently returned from a trip at Mt. Pilatus and stayed at the hotel. It was cloudy the first day, but it started to clear at dinner - stunning!! Rooms were very nice. Extremely clean, modern and romantic. Remember to dress warm!!! The weather is completely different than at the base, you will need to be prepared with proper coat,...

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Beat F, Manager at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear The5Rs Thank you very much for this positive feedback on your stay at the historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm. Your recommendations regarding the clothes and shoes are very good! Especially during autumn it can happen that it is still very mild in Lucerne and already very fresh up in the mountain. We are at 7000 feet high and therefore it’s...

Dublin, California
Reviewed October 3, 2016

This review is for the self service food court inside the Panorama restaurant. The lunch starts promptly at 11:00 am and thus we waited for 7 minutes to get food, which gave us enough time to settle our over zealous toddler. Pasta with fried onions and cheese with a side of apple sauce and thai curry chicken with rice, both...

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Beat F, Manager at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear Ninaad D Thank you very much for your positive feedback to the restaurant in our second hotel Bellevue. We are happy to read that you enjoyed our dishes for lunch. Of course we understand that you preferred to sit inside since in this time of the year it can be rather “crisp” outside. Winter season is now approaching with...

Mannedorf, Switzerland
Reviewed October 2, 2016

After we had taken the cog rail up the Mt. Pilatus we had lunch at this beautiful hotel overlooking the valley. We sat outside and had Fischknusperli and vegetarins. The service was very friendly, but since this was a rather cold day, so were they, but they kept up a good smile and laugh, so we had a great time...

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Dear Jesper B Thank you very much for your positive feedback to the restaurant of our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm. We are happy to read that you enjoyed our dishes for lunch. The terrace is a nice place to have lunch, so you can enjoy both: The spectacular views and a nice dish. Of course in this period of the...

Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

I've been to the restaurant only and it was very good. Both pasta dishes were awesome! We had the veggie pasta and the dish of the day that was also pasta with bacon in a cream and saffron cream sauce.

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Beat F, Manager at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear Einav R Thank you very much for your positive feedback to the restaurant of our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm. We are happy to read that you enjoyed our dishes for lunch. Winter season is approaching with big steps and we are looking forward to some nice days with snow and crystal clear air. We wish you a pleasant autumn...

NC
Reviewed September 18, 2016

I went into this not really sure if it would be worth it but from the beginning, cog railway up the mountain to the very nicely appointed room it was well worth it. The ride up the mountain was beautiful with the views and the cows along the way, just great. At the top are several great hiking trails and...

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Beat F, Manager at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear NCJustMe Thank you very much for this positive feedback on your stay at the historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm. I understand that you booked our junior suite superior 401, this room is the only one with a private terrace and in a clear summer night it is a privilege to watch the moon and stars. Every day we are working...

bc
Reviewed September 10, 2016

I picked this hotel because it was so very different. The cog railway up the mountain was a great way to see the countryside (and the cows!) The views up the mountain are spectacular. Don't miss the sunrise. The bells on the cows ring constantly but they don't permeate the windows. We stayed overnight. It was magical up there after...

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Beat F, Manager at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear cloudyBc Thank you very much for this detailed review regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay overnight and our team is satisfied that we reached our goal in making your stay a good memory! Winter season is approaching in big steps and we are looking forward to...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The successful conclusion of the complete refurbishment in August 2010 marked the beginning of another chapter in the vibrant history of the historic Pilatus-Kulm Mountain Hotel. The heritage-protected Hotel Pilatus-Kulm once again stands for the uniqueness that characterised it when it first opened in 1890. The generous hotel rooms and suites herald the dawn of a new era at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm with its distinguished tradition. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Pilatus-Kulm

Address: Schlossweg 1 | Kriens/Luzern, Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne > Kriens
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Pilatus-Kulm 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Hotel Pilatus-Kulm Kriens, Canton Of Lucerne, Switzerland
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“If you can get the room with the balcony. There is only 1!!”
 of 5 bubbles NCJustMe, Sep 18, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the upper floors”
 of 5 bubbles FrankGeisler, Aug 16, 2016 | Read review
“you won't really be in the room if you have good weather.”
 of 5 bubbles bryandshan, Jun 9, 2016 | Read review
“Located at the peak, I guess any room gives great view. At least mine did.”
 of 5 bubbles sameersule, Apr 3, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms on the same side ... higher up quieter during the day when there are a lot of day trippers but otherwise makes little difference.”
 of 5 bubbles NBK_11, Feb 18, 2016 | Read review
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