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Hotel des Balances

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  • Excellent69%
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  • Average4%
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

The hotel is excellent and very clean. Staff was very helpful and guided us for our excursions. Room size decent. Many restaurants around where good food is served. Very close to railway station, just a 5 to 10 mins walk. Overall superb experience, would love...More

2  Thank arwaalvares
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Our family loved our visit to Luzern and our stay at this hotel. The facility and staff are first class. The rooms and bathroom are modern and very clean. We enjoyed a city view room, although we were not there much. The one site restaurant...More

Thank Subieman07
Reviewed 31 March 2015

We stayed 3 nights in Des Balances in July 2014 for our honeymoon. It is one of the top hotels as per reviews. Although the Hotel is top notch we were a tad disappointed with the room since we could not get a room with...More

1  Thank ntpasari
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Very clean and big room with all you need in it. It is a beautiful old building and the rooms have modern amenities. Great staff, friendly and helpful. If you've never been to Lucerne you should definitely book a room with view on the bridge....More

Thank VanessaB78
Reviewed 23 March 2015

This is a very nice (read rather expensive - around $340) hotel in a fantastic location. With our room overlooking the river/lake, with a view of the covered bridge, etc. of Lucern, and a balcony (not all rooms have a balcony or face the lake)...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
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US$193 - US$457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Lucerne
#5 Business Hotel in Lucerne
#7 Romantic Hotel in Lucerne
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$193 - US$457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Lucerne
#5 Business Hotel in Lucerne
#7 Romantic Hotel in Lucerne
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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wcsox05
17 January 2018|
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Response from gmeak | Reviewed this property |
The rooms are not air conditioned, but generally have huge windows and/or French doors , all of which have automatic screens. The buttons next to the bed operate the screens. They were SO fun to discover and play with. As... More
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Yin74
27 May 2017|
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Response from traceyb20 | Reviewed this property |
It's a 5 minute easy walk, maybe 10 at most if you walk slowly and have luggage
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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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"401 - city view but has big doors that open almost like a balcony"
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"River view rooms, definitely"
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"By all means book a river view with a balcony. You will not regret it."
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"Room with a water view on a high level."
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