Des Balances Hotel - Lucerne

Weinmarkt, Lucerne, Switzerland, 6004  show map
 4 stars
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Des Balances Hotel - Lucerne

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

CHF 27 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Dining room

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Spa center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Located in the center of Lucerne, the 4-star Des Balances Hotel offers fashionable rooms. Built in 1178 and remodeled in 2008, the comfortable hotel combines classical architecture and modern facilities.

Des Balances Hotel is also minutes away from The Rosengart Collection, Historisches Museum Luzern and Mt. Rigi. Guests can get to Lucerne city center, which is 1 km away.

Glasi Hergiswil is 7.7 km from the hotel and Fortress Furigan is 7.6 km away.

It lies only 750 meters away from Lucerne train station. It will take around 50 minutes to get to Zurich-Kloten airport by car.

Rooms

The hotel offers 56 rooms with a panoramic view on the river appointed with cable TV with on-demand movies, multi-channel television, a mini bar, a work desk and a refrigerator along with private bathrooms that provide a hairdryer, a spa bathtub and dressing gowns. Guests will admire views across the Reuss River from the rooms. The rooms are furnished with a classic interior and wooden furniture.

Eat & Drink

The hotel serves a buffet breakfast from 07:00 to 11:00. Guests will enjoy fine meals at the casual restaurant serving French cuisine. Located in a picturesque area, La Terrazza and Valentino serve a wide range of meals.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of CHF 27 per person per night. 

Services

Business guests will appreciate a meeting room, a business corner and a video projector available on site.

Relax

A Jacuzzi and a sauna are offered for relaxation.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible at a location nearby at CHF 27 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   56.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Hiking
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Sun terrace
  • Spa center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • City view
  • Lake view
  • Mountain view
  • River view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Armchair
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Goose feather pillows

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11.30 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Weinmarkt, Lucerne, Switzerland, 6004

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City Center
  • Lucerne
    3000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Lucerne Station
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • La Terrazza
    100 ft
  • Valentino (cuisine: Italian)
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11.30 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    56

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 220 sq. feet
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    Bed type: Queen-size bed
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      Triple Room
      Bed type: 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
      Size: 270 sq. feet
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        Bed type: 1 Super King-size bed
        Size: 540 sq. feet
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          Junior Suite
          Size: 325 sq. feet
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            Romantic King Suite
            Bed type: King-size bed
            Size: 435 sq. feet
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                Size: 325 sq. feet
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                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Des Balances Hotel - Lucerne Lucerne location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  Weinmarkt, Lucerne, Switzerland, 6004

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Lucerne
                    3000 ft
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Lucerne Station
                    1700 ft
                  • Bus stop
                    1000 ft
                  Restaurants
                  • La Terrazza
                    100 ft
                  • Valentino (cuisine: Italian)
                    100 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  11.30 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2008
                  • Number of floors:
                    5
                  • Number of rooms:
                    56

                  Hotel Awards

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                  Best Spa Hotels in Switzerland

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                  Des Balances Location

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                  What's nearby

                  Tourist attractions

                  • Galerie 64 - 1.6 mi
                  • Berg Pilatus - 1.9 mi

                  Popular areas

                  • City Center - 2700 ft
                  • Grand Casino Lucerne - 3000 ft

                  Places of interest

                  • Kapellbrücke - 700 ft
                  • Gemeindeverwaltung - 1.6 mi
                  • Stiftung Kunstkeller Kriens - 1.7 mi

                  Train stations

                  Convention centers

                  • KKL Culture and Convention Centre Lucerne - 1700 ft
                  • Messe Luzern - 1.7 mi

                  Shopping areas

                  • Hertenstein street - 1400 ft

                  Amusement

                  • Scala Kino - 1.6 mi
                  • Bowling-Center Littau-Luzern - 1.7 mi

                  Monuments and Landmarks

                  • Jesuit Church - 400 ft
                  • Franciscan Church - 400 ft
                  • Spreuer Bridge - 700 ft
                  • Chapel Bridge - 700 ft
                  • Musegg Wall - 1000 ft
                  • Château Gütsch - 2300 ft
                  • Lion Monument - 2700 ft

                  Museums

                  • Rosengart Collection Lucerne - 700 ft
                  • Glacier Garden Lucerne - 3000 ft
                  • Swiss Museum of Transport - 1.4 mi
                  • Museum im Bellpark - 1.6 mi

                  Marina

                  • Lake Luzern - 1000 ft

                  Local attractions

                  • Richard Wagner Museum - 1.3 mi
                    Richard Wagner Weg 27, Lucerne
                  • Glasi Hergiswil - 4.8 mi
                    Seestrasse 12, Hergiswil
                  • Verkehrshaus der Schweiz - 1.4 mi
                    Lidostrasse, 5, Lucerne

                  Near the hotel

                  • Chapel Bridge - 900 ft
                    City Center, Lucerne
                  • Lake Luzern - 1000 ft
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                  • The Rosengart Collection - 1100 ft
                    Pilatusstrasse 10, Lucerne
                  • Lucerne Concert Hall - 1200 ft
                    Hirschmattstrasse 13, Lucerne
                  • Historisches Museum Luzern - 800 ft
                    Pfistergasse 24, Lucerne
                  • Natur-Museum Luzern - 900 ft
                    Kasernenplatz 6, Lucerne
                  • Mt. Rigi - 1200 ft
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                  Restaurants nearby

                  • La Terrazza - 100 ft

                    Address: Metzgerrainle 9
                    Phone: +41(0)41 4103631

                  • Restaurant Rathaus Brauerei Luzern - 300 ft

                    Address: Unter der Egg 2
                    Phone: +41 41 410 52 57

                    57% likes this, based on 174 reviews
                    Price Range: USD 15 - USD 95

                  • Schiff - 200 ft

                    Address: unter der egg 8

                    62% likes this, based on 20 reviews
                    Cuisine: Swiss

                  • Valentino - 100 ft

                    Address: Metzgerrainte 3
                    Phone: 041 410 31 93

                    75% likes this, based on 42 reviews
                    Cuisine: Italian

                  • Zunfthausrestaurant Pfistern - 400 ft

                    Address: Kornmarkt 4
                    Phone: 041 410 36 50

                    54% likes this, based on 140 reviews
                    Cuisine: Swiss
                    Price Range: USD 24 - USD 68

                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  11.30 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2008
                  • Number of floors:
                    5
                  • Number of rooms:
                    56

                  Hotel Awards

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                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Spa Hotels in Switzerland

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                  Des Balances Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Des Balances

                  Average guest rating

                  8.6out of 10
                  Superb
                  Based on 205 reviews

                  Guest reviews

                  • Older travelers
                    6.4

                    Staff respond fast and help

                    Internet it was mention that WiFi is in every room but unfortunately this was not true!

                  • Single
                    8.2

                    The location was perfect, and the view From the room overlooking the river was outstanding.

                    The price is a bit high and I asked for a late check out and they were not flixlable.

                  • Couple
                    7.8

                    Excellent suite,clean,very good location

                    No a/c ,expensIve rate

                  • Single
                    9.4

                    Very central location, beautiful decor in rooms, perfect view from room onto river.

                    The lack of airconditioning throughout, but then I know that this is common in switzerland.

                  • Older travelers
                    9.6

                    We had a wonderful river view from our room which was spacious and very comfortable.

                    We found that the price charged for breakfast varied even though we ate the same on each occasion. This was, however, rectified at check out.

                  • Couple
                    10.0

                    Excellent location . Big rooms with bath tube and "spresso" included in the price. The staff was very friendly and polite. I would book this hotel again, for sure.

                    During the Carnival it's a little bit noisy.

                  • Single
                    9.6

                    Hotel is very clean and comfortable. The overall design is very nice. Only 10 - 15 mins walk from the train station.

                    There is a staircase at the entrance of the hotel. The staff is very nice to help me to move my heavy luggage upstair.

                  • Couple
                    10.0

                    The stunning location and comfortable luxury of the room.

                  • Couple
                    8.8

                    Great situation, home like atmosphere, coziness

                  • Couple
                    7.8

                    Beautiful location and excellent service.

                    Bed quality is not as expected as in such an excellent hotel.

                  • Couple
                    9.2

                    We had room with a balcony over the the river and looking towards the mountains a perfect place for breakfeast. The room had every thing and was very spacious but a the decor was cold (the only negative about the whole stay). The restaurant was fantastic and the staff were great. I will use this hotel again for sure.

                    Just the decor of the bedroom. It was too cold for the beautiful setting.

                  • Group of friends
                    7.4

                    Great location with balcony overlooking river. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Checked in and out with ease.

                    Rooms were ridiculously small for the price we paid.

                  • Single
                    7.4

                    We stayed two nights in the corner suite with jet bath. As our stay was just after 5-days trecking in Jungfrau area, we could be very relaxed in the luxuary room with the beautiful view of Luzern from the terrace. The dinner was also excellent. We enjoyed 5 choice menu, looking old churches, Kapell bridge, Reus river, and the sunset. Hotel des Balances is not a 5-star hotel, however, we can say it is more than five. Air condtioning is not equipped in the room, but we felt fresh breezings from the terrace and from the river. With the windows opened, we were not bothered by noise from the outside, because the car traffic is not allowed in the hotel area. We were satisfied very much, and we will absolutely visit again.

                  • Couple
                    9.6

                    The junior suite design was so nice, with the balcony facing the lake. The hotel is located in the old town part of the city, where cars are not allowed, which made it very quite and comfortable.

                  • Family with children
                    9.6

                    Beautiful and historic property right on the water. rooms modern and clean. excellent service.

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Des Balances Hotel - Lucerne Lucerne location
                  Show big map »

                  Hotel Address:

                  Weinmarkt, Lucerne, Switzerland, 6004

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Lucerne
                    3000 ft
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Lucerne Station
                    1700 ft
                  • Bus stop
                    1000 ft
                  Restaurants
                  • La Terrazza
                    100 ft
                  • Valentino (cuisine: Italian)
                    100 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  11.30 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2008
                  • Number of floors:
                    5
                  • Number of rooms:
                    56

                  Hotel Awards

                  SwissHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLucerneDes Balances

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Spa Hotels in Switzerland

                  Use Badge