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Hotel Des Balances, Lucerne

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4-star luxury hotel, walk to Lucerne Town Hall
  • Free WiFi
Bar and Beverages
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Hotel Des Balances, Lucerne

from $168
  • Double or Twin Room, City View
  • Double or Twin Room, River View
  • Junior Suite, Balcony, River View
  • Double Room Single Use, River View
  • Double Room Single Use, City View
  • Triple Room, City View
  • Triple Room, River View
  • Suite, Hot Tub, River View (with Balcony)
  • Junior Suite with Sofa Bed
  • Romantic Suite, 1 King Bed, River View
  • Double Room, City View (Queenroom)
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 56 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is noon
There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child (6 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • Meeting rooms 3
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1970
  • Conference space size (meters) - 183
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Restaurant Balances - This restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required. Open daily.

Balances Lounge - This bar serves light fare only. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Hotel Des Balances, Lucerne’s small print

Also known as

  • Des Balances
  • Des Balances Lucerne
  • Hotel Des Balances
  • Hotel Des Balances Lucerne
  • Des Balances Hotel
  • Hotel Balances Lucerne
  • Hotel Balances
  • Balances Lucerne


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 4.40 per person, per night

Optional extras

Self parking costs CHF 33 per night

Valet parking costs CHF 33 per day with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for CHF 70 per day

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CHF 35 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CHF 15 per pet, per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hotel Des Balances, Lucerne


  • On the riverwalk
  • Lucerne Town Hall (1-minute walk)
  • Chapel Bridge (3-minute walk)
  • Loewenplatz (10-minute walk)
  • Swiss Transportation Museum (33-minute walk)
  • Rosengart Collection (2-minute walk)
  • Mill Bridge (2-minute walk)
  • Jesuit Church (3-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Zurich (ZRH) 47-min drive
  • Luzern Station 8-min walk
  • Werftestrasse Luzern Station 14-min walk
  • Hergiswil Station 13-min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

Hotel Des Balances, Lucerne

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