We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hotel des Balances

Save
Share
Traveller (778)
Room & Suite (561)
Dining (69)
Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“the river”(300 reviews)
“old town”(170 reviews)
“welcome cocktail”(13 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
All hotel details
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Rooms
Sep. 2Sep. 3
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 12 partner sites to see rooms from US$330.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Lucerne hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "2ef55eb7da164faf8bd53a3a8b01863b", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":206048,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[80228437],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":2,"month":9,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":3,"month":9,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":330,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"2ef55eb7da164faf8bd53a3a8b01863b","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":353,"lowestMetaPrice":330,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":353,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":353,"lowestMetaPrice":330,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":353,"hotelName":"Hotel des Balances","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjJlZjU1ZWI3ZGExNjRmYWY4YmQ1M2EzYThiMDE4NjNiIiwiQUlLIjoiN2JjMzNlOWNkOGMwNDdlOThlNjRjZjM5OTFhZTEzNmIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "02/09/2018", "checkOut": "03/09/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$330", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"80228437":"AgodaIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (1,301)
Filter reviews
908 results
Traveller rating
592
242
48
17
9
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
592
242
48
17
9
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsthe riverold townwelcome cocktaila river view roombeautiful hotell'occitane toiletriestrain stationjesuit churchperfect locationair conditioningfourth floorsmall balconyjunior suitehotel barbeautiful roomcoffee machineloved this hotel
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 908 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

The hotel offers an infinity pool that looks into the mountains and water, above the city. There is poolside dining. The meals are spectacular and the buffett breakfast is one of the best I have ever eaten. The staff was very accommodation as well

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Das Hotel ist spitze Zimmer! sollte die Hitzewelle anhalten unbedingt Klima anlage The rooms are great sorry had no air condition i think because the summer is very hot and it never has that kind of heat

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank glipp641902
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleased with the location of the hotel, although it was difficult to get there by car without proper instructions, the friendliness of the staff and the size and charm of the hotel rooms. Confusion at breakfast, as the staff did have conflicting ideas of...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank ingridjoshi
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was 30 degrees when we stayed so the lack of air conditioning was a major problem. This affected our sleep badly. Every other aspect of the stay was excellent apart from having to pay extra for breakfast - we were spending over CHF1,200 a...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank SimonCoops
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect location in Lucerne. Enjoyed the restaurant and complimentary breakfast. Rooms are hot for sleeping but there was heat wave while we we were in Lucerne. Would definitely stay there again. Service was good and pleasant.

Thank JDjd2020
View more reviews
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$216 - US$528 (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
Details
Price range
US$216 - US$528 (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
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (778)
Room & Suite (561)
Dining (69)
Pool & Beach (2)
Amenities (22)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
PandaPigTravel
August 8, 2018|
Answer
Response from Balances | Property representative |
No, our terrace is closed during the winter. Best regards
0
Votes
Google Translation
Kmglovestotravel
July 16, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from RobinMillerCooks | Reviewed this property |
Out room had a gorgeous bath and shower!
1
Vote
wcsox05
January 16, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from gmeak | Reviewed this property |
The rooms are not air conditioned, but generally have huge windows and/or French doors , all of which have automatic screens. The buttons next to the bed operate the screens. They were SO fun to discover and play with. As... More
1
Vote
Room Tips
"Facing water"
Read review
"Ask for river facing room on the top floor, but be prepared for early morning alarm call from the bell of the..."
Read review
"Rooms facing the river with balcony, but they are a bit more expensive."
Read review
"We had room 404, great view and less noisy."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing