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    Hotel des Balances

    Am Weinmarkt | 6004 Luzern, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
    011 41 41 539 10 28
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    Overview
    • Excellent67%
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    “the river” (275 reviews)
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    Reviewed 4 January 2015

    I booked a Suite for a romantique week-end with my wife in Lucerne. Overall I was very disapointed with our stay. The good: + the Suite is awesome: huge (40m2), modern, directly in front of the Jesuite Church and the Reuss. + there was a...More

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    Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

    We stayed here over New Years and just loved the hotel. It is located in the old town, on the river, right opposite the cathedral. Make sure you as for a room overlooking the river. The views are breathtaking...amazing to wake up and see so...More

    Thank Mark P
    Reviewed 3 January 2015

    we stayed there for 3 nights and had river facing room with a big balcony. The room itself was very big (by European standards) with great amenities and nice decor. Best part of the hotel was location, it was less than 10 mins walk to...More

    Thank mjindal79
    Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

    I really love this hotel, it's in the centre of the old town near the Kapellbrucke. The view just owesome, beside the river and the church. The hotel has been restored 4 times since 1893, the fourth has been underway since The spring 2014. It...More

    Thank lavender v
    Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

    everything about this hotel is smooth; A complimentary drink in the bar upon arrival - a cocktail of the day thoughtfully created by the bar tender - not just house wine! A highly recommended stay 🎅 Rooms are tastefully decorated in a contemporary, modern style...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$167 - US$390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Family Hotel in Lucerne
    • #5 Business Hotel in Lucerne
    • #5 Luxury Hotel in Lucerne
    • #7 Romantic Hotel in Lucerne
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 56
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    • Location
    • Switzerland >
    • Canton of Lucerne >
    • Lucerne
    • Also Known As
    • Des Balances Hotel ,
    • Des Balances Lucerne
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    Yin74
    27 May 2017|
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    Response from JonMesser | Reviewed this property |
    It's a 6 - 7 minute easy walk :)
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    Erika S
    2 May 2017|
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    Response from Balances | Property representative |
    Dear Mrs Erika Thank you very much for your kind message. Exactly the train ticket is valid for the whole day so you can hop on on any train. Best regards
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    bethie333
    17 March 2017|
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    Response from kootenaylass | Reviewed this property |
    not sure if there are Junior suites on the town side as well as lake side. All the lake side rooms had balconies
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    "Magnificent View of river Reuss and rooms are typically clean and airy"
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    "Go for a balcony!"
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    "When booking your reservation make a request to be on the river side."
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    "Ask for balcony and river view"
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