Hotel des Balances

Located in the former Guild Hall, Hotel des Balances enjoys a picturesque location on the River Reuss in the heart of Old Lucerne. Free Wi-Fi is available.

Most of the rooms have views of the Chapel Bridge, the Jesuit Church, and Weinmarkt Square.

The Restaurant La Balance serves excellent French and Swiss cuisine and features a riverside terrace. There’s also a casual bistro and piano bar at the Hotel des Balances.

The saunas include a Finnish sauna, which offers breathtaking views of Lake Lucerne and the Alps, and a bio sauna, which features panoramic views of Lake Lucerne and the Alps. The fitness room includes state-of-the-art Technogym equipment along with an outstanding view of the historical Old Town. A diverse assortment of treatments is available for the entire body and the face.

You can enjoy an exceptional array of high-quality Swiss and exotic gourmet cuisine a la carte in the Pavillon and the Galerie restaurants. There is nothing more pleasant in the summer than dining outside under olive and palm trees on the terrace. The music’s mellow and soothing qualities allow the atmosphere in the classy bar to be laid-back.

Hotel des Balances
Hotel des Balances
Hotel des Balances
Hotel des Balances

Property Location

With a stay at Hotel Des Balances, you’ll be centrally located in Lucerne, just a 3-minute walk from Chapel Bridge and 9 minutes by foot from KKL Lucerne. This 4-star hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Lion Monument and 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from the Swiss Transportation Museum.


Make yourself at home in one of the 56 guestrooms featuring iPod docking stations and minibars. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.


Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.


Enjoy French cuisine at Restaurant Balances, a restaurant where you can enjoy drinks at the bar and dine alfresco. Or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Lucerne? This hotel features 1970 square feet (183 square meters) of event facilities. Self-parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

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