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Hotel des Balances

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel in early April and have nothing but praise for the property, the location and the service. It is an easy walk from the train station and the property is right on the river. Our room had a nice size balcomy...More

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Response from Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des BalancesResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your fantastic review! We are more than happy to receive your kind comments and we are pleased that you had a wonderful stay at our hotel. We would love to soon welcome you back.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit confusing to get in by car as the road doesn't look like a road but more like a walking area. View from the room is amazing though. Also got good selection of stores around the hotel and can walk to the lake within...More

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Response from Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des BalancesResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you a lot for your beautiful review! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at the Balances and we would gladly welcome you again.

Reviewed April 13, 2018

We had the privilege of staying at this beautiful historic hotel in the heart of Lucerne. We chose a river view junior suite and were given a corner room on the fourth floor with views of the alps that took our breath away! The bed...More

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Response from Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des BalancesResponded 4 weeks ago

We thank you a lot for your marvelous review! It is a great pleasure to receive your kind comments and to read that you had a lovely stay. We are looking forward to your soon return.

Reviewed April 13, 2018

Beautiful and comfortable hotel in Lucerne. Perfect location along the Reuss River with views of Mt. Pilatus. Quiet but still very close to all the city activity and train station. Very friendly and cordial staff. Numerous and thoughtful amenities in room.

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Response from Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des BalancesResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your fantastic review! We are delighted that you fully enjoyed your stay in Lucerne and at the Balances and we hope to soon welcome you again with us.

Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

I had a queen sized bedroom on the top floor with an incredible semi-private balcony view of the water. This was the most delightful hotel room I have ever stayed in. The restaurant and bar were lovely - the food was incredible. I had the...More

Thank Marc W
Response from Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des BalancesResponded April 12, 2018

Thank you so much for your amazing review! We are truly delighted by your kind comments. We are very happy that you had a perfect time staying with us and in Lucerne and we hope that you will be back soon.

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US$236 - US$525 (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
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US$236 - US$525 (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
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January 16, 2018|
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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
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May 27, 2017|
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Response from traceyb20 | Reviewed this property |
It's a 5 minute easy walk, maybe 10 at most if you walk slowly and have luggage
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Erika S
May 2, 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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"We had city view - ok but the view on the other side is excellent."
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