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Hotel Balm Meggen

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our experience was satisfactory at this hotel. The rooms were clean and the staff were good. Internet worked okay. Disappointed with the lack of fridge and tiny tv screen. There is also no elevator, but staff will help with lifting the luggage.

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Bern
Reviewed 6 November 2016

After hours of looking for an hotel in Luzern and finding nothing suitable, I 'zoomed' out a little on the map and found this. It was everything an hotel should be. The staff were so friendly and helpful. The place was very clean; the bed super comfortable; it was amazingly quiet and to top it all the view from the...

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Poor and suffocating breakfast with no vegetables. Unfriendly and unhelpful stuff. Uncomfortable and lousy bed and pillows. No elevator. The room door was broken, no body bother to fix it. Moist smell in the room and creaky floor. Baby crib mattress in low standard, very thin and not suitable. We needed to stay extra night before the flight back and...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 October 2016

What a wonderful place to stay in a wonderful part of Switzerland. The staff were very friendly and helpfully and the rooms were of a generous size. The bus service stopped right out front for a short 10 minute trip into Lucerne. Would definitely stay again if I ever return to Lucerne.

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rocky mountain house, alberta
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We were happy with this hotel, during our stay to Lucerne. It was about a 10 minute drive to get to Old Town Lucerne. We were upgraded to a larger room and staff quickly resolved any concerns (we found the room cold and they supplied a space heater.) room was clean and breakfast was adequate. With Lucerne prices, this place...

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Beat S, Inhaber at Hotel Balm Meggen, responded to this review

Dear Sarah C Thank you very much for your good feedback. Hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again in our hotel. Warmest regards, Sandra Stofer and the "Balm-Team"

Vancouver
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This was our second stay at Hotel Balm. This stay was not quite as good as the last for one very important reason. I forgot to ask for a lake view room! That said we had a great stay none the less. It is a great hotel. Service: Excellent Overall the service at the hotel is excellent. The people there...

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Palatine, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We decided to stay outside of Luzern, so we chose this hotel based on the reviews here. It was a great choice! We stayed for 2 nights in their "family room", which sleeps 4. The bed itself was comfortable, the sofa bed was not! But the room was large, clean, and had a very large bathroom with 2 sinks and...

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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

No elevator, no refrigerator, no drinking water either in bottles or vending machines. Bathroom has a translucent door so you can see the outline of your partner on the toilet. Also the sun comes straight through the sheer curtains and translucent door and beams in your face. The concierge we dealt with was for the large part, disagreeable.

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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

My husband, 14 year old son and I stayed here for three nights. Such a great way to end our two week trip to Switzerland. Only a 15 minute bus trip from the central station...drops you right off at the front of the hotel. Peaceful, quiet, serene atmosphere. We had a great room with a little ball only which offered...

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We had a great two night stay here. The room was ample with a balcony and view of the mountains. The breakfast was excellent and can be taken on the terrace overlookng the mountains and lake. The staff are all very friendly and helpful, and the restaurant is truly outstanding. Of course everything is very expensive in Switzerland, but this...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Restaurant La Pistache
Restaurant La Pistache
Cuisines: French, International
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family-run for 150 years, the Hotel Balm is located in a green suburb of Lucerne and features a gourmet restaurant with fish and other specialities and offers free WiFi in all rooms. The La Pistache gourmet restaurant was awarded 16 Gault Millau points. At the Bistro, you can taste original Swiss cuisine and various dishes of the day. In the afternoon delicious cakes and coffee are served. All rooms feature cable TV, a fax machine and a reading corner with a sofa. Some units offer panoramic views. Free parking is possible in front of the hotel, and a public bus stop can be found in front of the Hotel Balm. There is also an animal park and a playground for children. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Balm Meggen

Address: Balmstrasse 3, Meggen 6045, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Meggen
Price Range: $146 - $272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Balm Meggen 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Upgrade to Lakeview”
 of 5 bubbles Huckleberry, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the back. No traffic noise and beautiful views!”
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“Situated with excellent views across to Lake of the Four Cantons it is worthwhile to ask for rooms on the lake side.”
 of 5 bubbles missy-friend, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“They have family rooms if you want to stay as a group.”
 of 5 bubbles stevedB7909OW, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 32, which is an economy one on the 3rd floor with a view of the lake and mountains.”
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