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Hotel des Balances

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Florence, Kentucky
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Des Balances Review: Pros: 1.Great location close to train station and bus routes,shopping,river, tourists attractions 2.On the river 3.Beautiful room and amenities 4.Amazing sheet and mattress 5.Large Balcony 6.Luxury touches 7.LED bathroom ceilings 8.Aroma reeds 9.Bed turndown service with chocolate 10.Electric shades 11.Amazing customer service 12.Patio faced street in 100's of photo 13.Swanky-awesome piano bar and restaurant 14.Trashcan and looks...

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Houston, Texas, United States
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The hotel has a very luxurious feel and a good restaurant bar downstairs. It's centrally located and walking distance to everything you need. They also give you a free bus pass for the duration of your stay, which was nice! They also give you a welcome cocktail. The room was well appointed, decent sized by European standards, not overly large....

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Chandler, Arizona
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our room had a beautiful little balcony that felt like we were right on the river. Lucern is such a beautiful, charming swiss town with great little shops. Amazing chocolate and watches. This location is perfect to walk around and explore. Clean, friendly and fabulous.

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Lincoln, RI, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I really love and enjoy staying at this hotel. The building is beautiful, the restaurant creates spectacular food and the ambiance is lovely, a little romantic and a little old world - striking the right balance. I love a room with a the balcony facing the river/city and enjoy the balcony on the main floor where guests are welcomed to...

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USA
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Charming accommodations with beautiful views, staff exceptional, service very good & helpful with all your needs, There were 3 of us reserved 2 rooms, ask for a room with a balcony facing the river. Lucerne square is fun.

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel des Balances was a splurge for me and definitely worth it. The view from my balcony was stunning, the facilities well designed, the food in the restaurant excellent and the front desk extremely helpful. The hotel is centrally located in the old town right on the river and overlooking the famous wooden bridge.

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel with excellent service. While our room and especially the bathroom was small, every available space was utilized to provide comfort. The balcony over looking the lake and surrounding area was fantastic! The service in the restaurant was exceptional. Memorable experience and hotel.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the beginning of April 2017 for 2 nights. The hotel staff was extremely helpful with all questions, as well as assisting with dinner reservations. The location is excellent to all shops, bridge, walking, and of course the water. You can sit outside and watch the river at any time. The one drawback are the rooms that face the...

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I knew I wanted to stay on the river in Lucerne and I was not disappointed. Des Balances is the perfect choice for a room with a view and situated in the heart of the pedestrian old town. You can drive on the pedestrian streets to the hotel and your car will be valet parked. This location keeps the bus...

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Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des Balances, responded to this review

Dear grelwood, many thanks for your fabulous review! We are thrilled that we exceeded your expectations about your stay and we are happy to read your kind compliments. It would be a great pleasure for us to welcome you soon again.

Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This marvelous property is a rare gem with an always terrific staff that treat you like family. It is perhaps one of the most relaxed comfortable hotels in all of Europe. I have stayed here year after year as have many others. There is no better testimonial than their many, many repeat customers of which, I am proudly one! And...

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Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des Balances, responded to this review

Dear JonMesser, thank you so much for your superb review! We are delighted that you again had an amazing stay. It is a pleasure to hear that you enjoy every little detail iwhile staying in our hotel and we are happy to have you amongst our regular customers. We are already looking forward to your next visit!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Des Balances - a four star superior property – is located in the beautiful heart of Lucerne’s Old Town. The ideal starting point for shopping and sight seeing.It has 56 tastefully renovated rooms and suites with a view of the famous Chapel Bridge, Jesuit Church and Mount Pilatus.Enjoy market fresh creations in our Restaurant Balances with lounge, bar and terrace directly at the river Reuss. 14 Gault Millau points stand for culinary art.Individual premises impressively combine tradition and modern comfort and provide the perfect framework for your unique event.Treat yourself to insBrational moments at the Hotel des Balances. ... more   less 

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Address: Am Weinmarkt | 6004 Luzern, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
Price Range: $302 - $1,678 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel des Balances 4*
Number of rooms: 56
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Also Known As:
Des Balances Hotel
Des Balances Lucerne
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Lucerne
#5 Luxury Hotel in Lucerne
#5 Business Hotel in Lucerne
#7 Romantic Hotel in Lucerne
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“Ask for water view higher up”
joannp653, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with balconies and river views are Spectacular”
Y4949MMpaulinem, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing water are quieter, and nicer view.”
AlexisBk5, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“River view with a balcony is superb.”
grelwood, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Go for a higher category room!”
travellingah, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
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