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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
    • Excellent66%
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    • Average5%
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    “the river” (275 reviews)
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    Reviewed 14 October 2014

    We had four visits to the Terrace Restaurant at Des Balances this summer. Our Family have been gravitating to the Terrace Restaurant at Des Balances for several decades now whenever we do our shopping trips to Luzern. The Hotel is very conveniently located in the...More

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    Reviewed 12 October 2014

    We were here for three nights and could not fault the place. The room was large with comfortable beds, the service excellent and the breakfast first class. We enjoyed drinks on the terrace and an excellent meal in the restaurant. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay...More

    Thank Henryadams1
    Reviewed 8 October 2014

    We loved staying here. Great location, walking distance to train, boats, attractions and restaurants. Nice and clean, bed was comfy. Had a balcony with view of the Old Bridge and Church, you can even see Mount Pilates in the background. Yes, the bells can be...More

    1  Thank bigcatq
    Reviewed 6 October 2014

    You can’t beat the location of this beautiful property. Located right on the river in the heart of the action, this former town hall has one of the best views in the entire city, especially if you can get a room facing the waterfront. We...More

    Thank TheGlobeGuide
    Reviewed 1 October 2014

    There may be other wonderful hotels in Lucerne but this is certainly one of the best. Quaint, historic building immaculately maintained and wonderful service. Lucerne itself is very beautiful. Lots of painted buildings and the people we met were very friendly in the hotel and...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
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    • Price range
    • US$179 - US$412 (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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    • 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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