Descriptions Hotel Hotel des Balances
There was an Inn at the present site of the Hotel Des Balances back in the year 1200. Its location and immediate vicinity to the fish and wine market of Weinmarket Square was always an admirable spot.
Today's four star hotel experienced many exciting and important times over the years. The hotel enjoys the reputation of a gourmet hotel with the highest quality rooms in one of the best locations right in the heart of Lucerne. The Best Western Hotel Des Balances is a first class hotel beautifully located on the River Reuss overlooking lake and mountains. Although it is situated in the heart of Luzern, guests will enjoy its quiet atmosphere.
The hotel is a historical building and features an excellent restaurant with a fine and distinctive cuisine. The hotel offers 57 well appointed guest rooms and a number of suites on 6 floors. Most rooms have private balconies. Each room is equipped with remote controlled cable television with CNN, telephone, alarm clock radio, work desk, computer/FAX hook ups, coffee/tea maker, security safe hairdryer, iron and ironing board, mini-bar and safe deposit box. Rollaway beds and non-smoking rooms are available on request.
Des Balances offers guests every possible comfort in a refined atmosphere. The hotel has separate meeting facilities for courses, presentations, seminars and conferences. Catering for up to 80 participants with the most modern technical equipment at their disposal. Fax and photocopy services are also available.
Guests come to the on site restaurant "Rotes Gatter" to experience the typical atmosphere of an old historical building. An incredible view towards the Jesuit Church on the opposite shore work together with very fresh, high quality Swiss cuisine to make an incomparable place for individual gastronomy.
The Bar at the Hotel des Balances is a popular place to unwind. Guests like to meet here for a glass of champagne or a cold beer. They will find a cross section of all walks of life and ages enjoying the lively and stylish background. The hotel additionally offers a 24-hour front desk with multilingual staff, a foreign currency exchange service, and elevators to all floors, a laundry/valet service and babysitting/childcare on request. There is a hotel car parking facility but a charge does apply.
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 Vague 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 Balacnes.As the hotel restaurant is very popular, please reserve a table in advance. Thank you.Cancellation Policy: If cancelled up to 2 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged.
If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the first night will be charged.
Children and Extra Bed Policy: All children are welcome.
All children under 6 years stay free of charge when using existing bedding.
All children under 12 years are charged CHF 35.00 per night and person for extra beds.
All older children or adults are charged CHF 70.00 per night and person for extra beds.
Maximum capacity of extra beds/babycots in a room is 1.
Maximum capacity of total guests in a room is 3.
Deposit Policy: No deposit will be charged.
VAT and city/tourist taxes: 3.6 % VAT is included.
Service charge is not applicable.
CHF 3.35 city/tourist tax per person per night is not included.
Internet: Wireless Internet Hotspot is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge.
Meal Plan: Continental breakfast costs CHF 17.00 per person per night.
Buffet breakfast costs CHF 27.00 per person per night.
Parking: Private parking is possible at a location nearby and costs CHF 27.00 per day.
Pets: Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.
The Hotel Des Balances - a four star superior property – is located in the beautiful heart of Lucerne’s Old Town. The ideal starting point for shopping and sight seeing.
The hotel is steeped in Lucerne’s history and presents itself in splendid glory inside and out. As one observes the hotel from the Reuss, the elegant terrace and picturesque balconies, overlooking the river, bring to mind a Venetian palace in all its splendour.
Our rooms are decorated in understated elegance, comfortable and provide you with up to date communication facilities. All are euipped with a sitting area including a table, chair, desk and modem; minibar, direct dial telephone, radio, cable TV with all national and popular international programmes, W-LAN, a Guest-Information System, hi-speed internet access, 220V electrical outlets, safety door locks with Key Card, an in-room safe, a bathroom with a bath, toilet and in most cases a shower as well, hair dryer and magnifying mirror.
Our ‘14 Gault-Millau-Point Award Winning’ Culinary Artist and his crew, anxiously await the opportunity to spoil you at lunch or dinner with a market fresh creation inspired by the season. Whether you are a connoisseur or simply appreciate good wines, you will surely find a superb selection on our Wine List. Treat yourself to an InsBrational experience with us at Restaurant Balances.
* Zürich Airport - 65 km * Geneva Airport - 250 km * Basel Airport - 110 km * Bern - 110 km * Chiasso - 200 km
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Nestled in the heart of Lucerne's Old Town, the Des Balances Hotel harmoniously incorporates its historical architectural past and modern interior design in perfect balance.
Ideally situated in the heart of Lucerne, this elegant property is only a 5-minute walk from the train station. The hotel is about 65 kilometres from the Zurich Airport.
The hotel offers comfortable guestrooms that are decorated in understated elegance and facilitated with an array of modern amenities, to ensure you a relaxing stay.
Guests can start off their day with a delicious buffet breakfast and later, relish scrumptious French cuisine served at the in-house restaurant. The bar is an ideal place to enjoy a glass of fine drink, after a tiring day.
The hotel also offers excellent facilities to organise your seminars, concerts and banquets in style. During leisure, you can explore the city and its attractions
The Des Balances Hotel is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests to Luzern. This 4-star property offers travelers a choice of 56 pleasant rooms that are equipped with the standard amenities of hotels in its class. Room amenities include bathtub, internet access LAN, ironing board, television LCD/plasma screen. Guests can experience the high standards of comfort while staying at this luxury Luzern hotel with everything they need right on the site such as coffee shop, restaurant, bar/pub, shops. Hotel's guests can experience on-site latest leisure and sports facilities such as gym, golf course (on site), kids club. The hotel provides a warm and welcoming service of international standard. For your reservation at the Des Balances Hotel Luzern, please choose your period of stay and fill out our secure online booking form.
Experience pure insBration! Embraced by ambiance and careful attention to inspire and pamper you, let the hotel reawaken your senses, taste, feel and relax Balances style.The Hotel Des Balances has a rich tradition as a four-star establishment. We house 56 tastefully appointed rooms (108 beds), in various categories, all of which have either a bath, shower (or both), minibar, TV, radio and direct dial telephone. Coffee and tea appliances are available upon request.The prime location, nestled in the heart of the \"Old town\", boasts one of the citys-ns trendiest restaurants, with a unique bar, lounge and riverside terrace, a stunning view of the Reuss River and ultra modern facilities for seminars and banquets.
The 4-star Hotel Des Balances boasts a picturesque location on the Reuss river in the center of the Old Town of Lucerne. The hotel's 12th century facade is framed by iron fronted balconies that wind down to a riverside cafe.
The Hotel Des Balances enjoys a convenient position, nestled in the heart of the Old town of Lucerne, and features a gourmet restaurant listed in the Gault Millau guidebook, with a unique bar, lounge and riverside terrace, a stunning view of the Reuss river, as well as state-of-the-art facilities for seminars and banquets.
Wireless Internet access is available in the entire building.
Built in 1836, the hotel comprises a total of 80 rooms spread over 5 floors. Facilities include an impressive lobby with a reception, a lift and a bar. In addition, guests are able to dine the hotel's à la carte restaurant. There is a public car park situated nearby. This popular and highly traditional hotel lies in the old town of Lucerne directly besides the River Reuss. Links to the public transport network can be reached in a few minutes on foot.
Full Service Hotelyear Built 1178 Year Remodeled 2008Additional Property Description Hotel Des Balances, Located In The Centre Of Lucerne, Is A Landmark Of The Old Town, Boasting An Irrsistible Combination Of Modern Design And Old World Charm.
Built in 1836, the hotel comprises a total of 80 rooms spread over 5 floors. Facilities include an impressive lobby with a reception, a lift and a bar. In addition, guests are able to dine the hotel's à la carte restaurant. There is a public car park situated nearby.
The Hotel Des Balances is located at the heart of Lucerne's old town and occupies the former Guild Hall and offers guests views of the Chapel Bridge and Weinmarkt Square.