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Hotel Pilatus-Kulm

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We actually stayed at Hotel Bahnen, not Kulm, but they're right beside each other and I cannot find Bahnen. Either way, the review is of the location, not the hotel (which was nice... just fine, nothing fancy). But the VIEW. You get to sleep on top of a MOUNTAIN! It was amazing. Worth it, entirely. Being up there when all...

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Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear E M I would like to thank you for the nice comments regarding your stay at our hotel Bellevue. The hotel Bellevue is our well prized hotel on top of mount Pilatus. Maybe you would like to stay the next time at the completely renovated Hotel Pilatus-Kulm witch was opened at 1890 and has all the splendor of its...

Pune, India
Reviewed 1 September 2015

great place for a night stay.. and one of the best place to see an early morning sunrise given the weather is on your side.. experience of going uphill in worlds steepest cogwheel railway and then decent by cable car followed by a ferry ride back to car-park.. what more can you ask.. great views from the mountain peaks with...

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Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear KundanPat ... Thank you very much for your very motivating review regarding your stay this summer at mount Pilatus. I am happy to read that you enjoyed our golden round trip witch is indeed a unique experience with all the different transport systems from gondolas to cogwheel train to ships. We hope you still have some good memories on...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Amazing piece of heaven in Lucerne! Staying here was like having our own private mountain all for us. Once the last cable car/cogwheel goes down, the only travellers that remain there are the ones staying in one of the two hotels at Mt. Pilatus. And we were the lucky ones! The deserted mountain, albeit with handful of 50-60 people, provides...

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Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear suheilswo ... Thank you very much for your extensive and very motivating review regarding your stay this summer at mount Pilatus. I am happy to inform you, that we are working on a project to have our own shuttle bus from Kriens to Luzern, so the transport from Kriens bus station to the station of the gondolas would be...

Muensingen, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 August 2015

We stayed at the Hotel Pilatus Kulm just for one night. The view was absolutely breathtaking! The rooms in the historic building are very nice, with tasteful furniture. Staff is very friendly, breakfast: good quality and large choice. On a nice day: absolutely a must-go. On a cloudy day: it has its special "charme"... and might be very peaceful.

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Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear sonja060 I would like to thank you for the friendly review on your stay at mount Pilatus. Short and crisp as it is we still take a lot of motivations out of it! We are happy, when we reach our daily goal in order to make our guest feel welcome mount Pilatus! We hope you have still some good...

Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

We booked a deal for the cogwheel train, dinner bed and breakfast. The room was the nicest we've had so far on our trip. Food was great. Views were slightly hampered by clouds but you can't blame anyone for that! It is expensive but you get what you pay for... I'd recommend it to anyone

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Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear A_J_Metca ... I would like to thank you for the friendly review on your stay at mount Pilatus. Short and crisp as it is we still take a lot of motivations out of it! We are happy, when we reach our daily goal in order to make our guest feel welcome mount Pilatus! We hope you have still some...

Neuchatel, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

I stayed on the top of the Pilatus with my fiancée, in the hôtel bellevue (the round new one, not the historic building). Prices for the night are fair. But do not forget that you also need to pay the cogwheel railway or the aerial cablecars to go up there. But it worths it. Even though the rooms have a...

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Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear Hef3609 I would like to thank you for the friendly review on your stay at mount Pilatus. Please allow me some extra information about the prices. We offer interesting packages winter as summer, they include transport as well as the hotel and of course dinner and breakfast. Maybe you would like to try our other hotel on your next...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We only had 4 days in Switzerland before going on a river cruise thru Germany. Started in Geneva and then took Panoramic train from Montreux to Lucerne. We wanted to experience some Swiss mountains so we took the trip to Pilatus. The hotel was average but a good buy as all meals were included. The view was nice but in...

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Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear JoanT84 I would like to thank you for the friendly review on your stay at mount Pilatus. I’m not sure if you stayed at the Hotel Bellevue or the historic Hotel Pilatus-Kulm. Your remarks to the hotel let me think of the more basic Hotel Bellevue witch is well priced but of course has not the splendor of its...

Switzerland
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We were there to celebrate the 1st of August and it turned out really nice. There was some traditional music and delicious food - the portions were perfectly sized and served just in the right time, and there was a huge variety of desserts. The hotel is cozy and extremely clean, and the rooms are just perfect, with all the...

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Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear TheCluele ... I would like to thank you for the friendly review on your stay at the historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm this summer. Especially your feedback regarding the service at the bar gave us a good input to train the service staff again on this point. We hope you have still some good memories on mount Pilatus and we...

Penn Hills, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Never actually stayed there, but toured the facilities when we were on our one day excursion. I would stay here in a heartbeat. Might have to hit the lottery to do so. This place has class and a great view. Like being on the top of the world. A must see if you visit Mt. Pilatus in Lucerne Switzerland.

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Beat F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear Wofat1954 I thank you very much for this kind feedback regarding your day trip on mount Pilatus! And I wish you all the luck with your plans at the lottery!  But since we have very interesting packages for both hotels on top of the mountain I hope we see you again before you hit the jackpot! Please consider:...

Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Cozy hotel, ideal for couples seeking a romantic escape. Ideal with sunny weather (as we were lucky to have), less if it rains as no indoor activity - other than seminars - are possible. Professional, highly organised service.

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Dear globesurfer2015 I would like to thank you for this personal feedback regarding your stay at our historic mountain hotel Pilatus-Kulm! I am very happy to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us! Of course is it a wonderful experience to stay with us when there is nice weather and you can see the mountains and lakes around...

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The successful conclusion of the complete refurbishment in August 2010 marked the beginning of another chapter in the vibrant history of the historic Pilatus-Kulm Mountain Hotel. The heritage-protected Hotel Pilatus-Kulm once again stands for the uniqueness that characterised it when it first opened in 1890. The generous hotel rooms and suites herald the dawn of a new era at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm with its distinguished tradition. ... more   less 

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Address: Schlossweg 1 | Kriens/Luzern, Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne > Kriens
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Pilatus-Kulm 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Hotel Pilatus-Kulm Kriens, Canton Of Lucerne, Switzerland
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“The junior suite or the double room in the little penthouse on top offer incredible views and are worth the extra cost!”
 of 5 bubbles msmountain, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you can get the room with the balcony. There is only 1!!”
 of 5 bubbles NCJustMe, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the upper floors”
 of 5 bubbles FrankGeisler, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“you won't really be in the room if you have good weather.”
 of 5 bubbles bryandshan, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Located at the peak, I guess any room gives great view. At least mine did.”
 of 5 bubbles sameersule, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
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