Hotel Des Balances

Weinmarkt, Lucerne, Luzern, Switzerland
+41 41 418 28 28

Cheapest
rate per night

9.0

Excellent
based on 1,794 reviews
Hotel Des Balances - Lucerne, Switzerland
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Good to know

Distance to city center 0.1 mi
Location rating 9.5
Nearest Airport Zurich
Distance to airport 30.4 mi

Rooms

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Queen Rooms

$176+

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Double Rooms

$146+

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Standard Rooms

$230+

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Reviews

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air conditioning in 30 reviews
balances in 7 reviews
chapel bridge in 4 reviews
exceeded my expectations in 16 reviews
glass of sparkling in 10 reviews
great location in 215 reviews
great restaurant in 61 reviews
recommend this hotel in 11 reviews
river view in 103 reviews
room with a balcony in 159 reviews
staff was friendly in 217 reviews
welcome drink in 7 reviews
windows open in 21 reviews
  • Good
    Oct 2019
    7.1

    Fantastic location

    Very expensive and the room very small

  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    9.2

    Staff was extremely helpful during our stay. Their restaurant is exceptional and we ate dinner there twice. Room with balcony and river is a must.

    Limited space for clothing and our toiletries were never refilled. Seemed odd for the price of the room.

  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    9.2

    Staff very pleasant and helpful. Fantastic location. Evening meal in restaurant very, very good (but definitely not cheap!).

    Breakfast isn't included in the room rate - 35ChF for a full buffet (plus some individually cooked egg items & pancakes) or a croissant and coffee for (I think) 15 ChF. The hotel's in an historic building so there are steps from the street to reception and on the individual floors between rooms. I think it's possible to enter through the bar/restaurant and take a lift to reception but I'd certainly check if you have any mobility issues

  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    8.3

    The location is exceptional, and the view from the restaurant wonderful. The dinner was excellent, if expensive, and the staff were all very friendly and helpful. Breakfast had a wide selection and you can sit outside right next to the river.

    My room had no view, although it was billed as 'Lovely view of old town' - I essentially looked into an Italian restaurant... from a distance of 5m. The room was small, and the 'double bed'was two single beds pushed together...

  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    8.8

    I like the location of the hotel and the friendly of the staff

    If I got bigger room

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About

Overview

Lucerne Hotels Hotel Des Balances was built in 1802 and completely renovated in 2008. The building is a former Guild Hall. It is directly on the River Reuss. The hotel is 30.2 miles from the Zurich airport and it is pet-friendly. Children stay free with parents.

The hotel has three meeting rooms and a 24 hour business center. There is free luggage storage and assistance with tickets. There's daily housekeeping and services such as laundry, dry cleaning, shoe shine, and ironing service. There is valet parking.

There are a few dining options at the hotel. One is at a fine Swiss restaurant called Balances, a bistro, and a piano bar. Guests have a free welcome drink. The restaurant has an open air terrace seasonally. Guests can use ticket service or the tour desk as well as the air port shuttle. It has five floors and 56 rooms. There is elevator access.

The suites have whirlpools and most have views of the river. Rooms have stocked minibars, free WiFi, digital music players, and flat screen TVs. Room choices include the double room with city view, triple room with city view, junior suite with a sofa bed, and triple room with a river view.

Book Lucerne Hotels Hotel Des Balances today for a family friendly hotel with great views of the city or the river. It has dining options and a historic building.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

9.0 Excellent

based on 1,794 reviews

9.7

Bar

9.5

Location

2.8

WiFi

1.1

Wellness

Things to Know

  • Great view
  • Friendly service

Check in

2:00 PM

Check out

12:00 PM

Cancellation/prepayment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Free Wi-Fi
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Business center
Internet
Concierge service
Currency exchange on-site
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
24hr front desk
Safe
Airport Shuttle (Surcharge)
Storage available
Terrace/Patio
EV charging station
Elevator
Hiking
Laundry facilities
Hairdryer
Cable or satellite TV
Air-conditioned
Parking (surcharge)

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Hotel Des Balances - Lucerne - Bedroom Bedroom (11)
Hotel Des Balances - Lucerne - Building Building (2)

Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Lucerne Rathaus 135 yd
  • Kornschütte 139 yd
  • Jesuitenkirche 165 yd
  • Spreuerbrücke 213 yd
  • Kapellbrücke 251 yd
  • St. Peterskapelle 304 yd

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Luzern 0.3 mi
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