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    Hotel des Balances

    Am Weinmarkt | 6004 Luzern, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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    Overview
    • Excellent66%
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    • Average4%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “the river” (265 reviews)
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    Reviewed 27 July 2014

    This hotel is beautiful from the front and the back. It is located on the river directly across from the Jesuit Church. The views from the terrace are amazing. It is easy to walk to all of the tourist attractions from this hotel. We were...More

    1  Thank Ellen S
    Reviewed 22 July 2014

    Good hotel in an excellent location. Well decorated and with friendly staff. Little evening treats left in the room compensate for the slightly intermittent wifi. Loses out a 5* rating as the double bed was 2 singles pushed together but we're comfortable nonetheless.

    1  Thank Dirk_London
    Reviewed 22 July 2014

    I stayed at this hotel on my own on a weekend between two business trips. Had a small single room overlooking the river and enjoyed my stay greatly. The bed was comfortable, the room was quiet, really clean, my balcony had enough room to sit...More

    Thank dalbertson
    Reviewed 18 July 2014

    We absolutely loved this hotel. We had a fantastic room with a balcony, overlooking the river and with beautiful rooms of the mountain. We had 2 small balconies with chairs. It was wonderful to wake up each morning, throw back the curtains and admire the...More

    1  Thank brendainoh
    Reviewed 12 July 2014

    We stayed at the Hotel des Balances for three nights in a river view king room with balcony. The room was good size with a very comfortable bed. The small balcony had a table and two chairs and an incredible view of the river and...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
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    • USD 197 - USD 604 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #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 ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 56
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    • 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
    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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    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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    "we did not stay at the hotel, but enjoyed the restaurant"
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    "Get a river view room for the fantastic views and keep a city vibe - its in the heart of town"
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    "Loved the water views."
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    "Request a room with a water view! Definitely worth it"
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