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Hotel des Balances

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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“the river”(286 reviews)
“old town”(164 reviews)
“welcome cocktail”(13 reviews)
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

The hotel's location is great - on the river in the old part of town. The rear exterior is very attractive. and we were looking forward to checking in. The first thing you experience is a flight of stairs up to reception. Absolutely no-one there...More

1  Thank abonae
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We had a room with (very) small balcony overlooking the river/lake. The room itself was also small but very well appointed. Breakfast on the terrace was an absolute delight. [Why do some folk find it necessary to take photos of their meals?!] When touring we...More

Thank Lowcross8
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Hotel des Balances offers a central location within walking distance to the train station, restaurants, tourist sites and shopping. The staff was friendly and helpful. We had a comfortable room with a beautiful terrace overlooking the water. We also enjoyed a glass of wine on...More

1  Thank jbelkins
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for several weeks, using it as a base for shorter trips. It became a home away from home and we came to appreciate the staff and the facilities in ways that one doesn't with short stays. The front desk staff...More

Thank Mike Y
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Very nice Hotel after a long train journey from London .....lovely room ....great river view room. The meal in the restaurant was lovely if even a little expense ....but that's the price you pay for quality food and really good service.

Thank John L
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Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Restaurant
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Concierge
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Price range
USD 177 - USD 412 (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
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 177 - USD 412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Luxury Hotel in Lucerne
#5 Business Hotel in Lucerne
#7 Romantic Hotel in Lucerne
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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
3 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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"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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"Junior Suite with River View and Balcony!"
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"Room with Balcony overlooking river and mountain."
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