Hotel des Balances

4 star hotel


Weinmarkt LuzernSee nearby area


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Behind its elaborately frescoed facade, this perfectly positioned Old Town hotel flaunts a light and airy design ethos, with ice-white rooms, gilt mirrors and inlaid parquet floors. Suites have river-facing balconies.

Our independent authors have visited Hotel des Balances and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Lucerne.

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Housed in a former Guild Hall, the Hotel des Balances enjoys a picturesque location on the Reuss river in the heart of Old Lucerne. Wi-Fi is available free of charge.

Most rooms offers views of the Chapel Bridge, the Jesuit Church and the Weinmarkt square.

The Restaurant La Balance serves excellent French and Swiss cuisine and features a river-side terrace. There is also a casual bistro and a piano bar at the Hotel des Balances.

Important information

As the hotel restaurant is very popular, please reserve a table in advance. Thank you.

Offering a terrace and views of the river, Hotel des Balances is located in Luzern in the Canton of Lucerne Region, 200 metres from Chapel Bridge. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant.

A TV with cable channels, as well as an iPod docking station are available. Some units include a seating area for your convenience. All rooms come with a private bathroom. Extras include free toiletries and a hair dryer.

There is a 24-hour front desk at the property.

A number of activities is offered in the area, such as golfing and hiking. KKL Culture and Convention Centre Lucerne is 500 metres from Hotel des Balances, while Lion Monument is 900 metres from the property. The nearest airport is Zurich Airport, 49 km from the property.

Services & facilities

  • Non-smoking
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family
    • Family rooms
  • Recreation
    • Casino
  • Outdoor space
    • Terrace
  • Guest services
    • Ticket service
    • Tour desk
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Room service
  • Bureau de Change/ATM
    • Currency exchange
  • Breakfast
    • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
    • Available
  • Restaurant/Café
    • Restaurant
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • WiFi
    • Internet services
  • Pets
    • Pets allowed
  • Parking
    • Available
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