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1,823 reviews

Hotel des Balances

Weinmarkt, Luzern, 6004, Switzerland

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Free wifi

Air conditioning

24-hour front desk

Mountain view

Non-smoking rooms

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River view

Soundproof rooms

Hotel des Balances

Welcome to Hotel des Balances, a charming 4-star hotel located in the heart of Luzern, Switzerland. Situated just 0.2 kilometers from the city center, this centrally located hotel offers easy access to the top attractions and amenities of Luzern. With 1823 glowing reviews, this hotel is a favorite among travelers seeking a comfortable and convenient stay.

The hotel features an array of amenities to enhance your stay. Enjoy the convenience of on-site parking (extra charges apply) and stay connected with complimentary Wifi throughout the property. Take in stunning mountain or river views from the comfort of your soundproof room, equipped with air conditioning for your comfort. Indulge in delicious meals at the on-site restaurant or relax with a drink in the bar. The hotel also offers a sun deck and terrace, perfect for enjoying the beautiful surroundings.

Prepare for a day of sightseeing or business ventures with the hotel's free business center, and take advantage of the 24-hour front desk and room service for any assistance you may need. Whether you're traveling for business or leisure, Hotel des Balances has all the amenities to ensure a memorable stay. With a minimum price starting from $218, this hotel offers great value for its prime location and abundant amenities. Experience the best of Luzern at Hotel des Balances.

At Hotel des Balances, we welcome furry friends to join in on your vacation! Pets are allowed at our hotel, although charges may apply. So, why leave your beloved companion behind when you can explore Luzern together?

When it comes to dining options, you won't be disappointed. Visit our on-site restaurant, Balances, for a delightful gastronomic experience. With a modern ambiance, the restaurant offers a variety of cuisines including French, Seafood, International, and European. Indulge in the finest flavors and savor every bite as you enjoy a meal in a stylish setting.

Payment options at Hotel des Balances are convenient and hassle-free. Cash is accepted, and we welcome American Express, Mastercard, JCB, Diners Club, Visa, Maestro, EC-Card, and UnionPay. No matter the payment method you prefer, we've got you covered.

From Triple Rooms with City or River Views to Romantic Suites with Balconies overlooking the river, our rooms cater to a range of preferences. Whether you're traveling solo or with a family, our well-appointed rooms are designed to provide comfort and relaxation. With spacious accommodations and cozy beds, you'll feel right at home during your stay at Hotel des Balances. So, take your pick from our selection of room types and embark on a memorable Luzern experience.

Closest airports

Zurich Airport

30.2mi

Bern Airport

39.3mi

EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg

52mi

Most popular amenities

Free wifi

Air conditioning

24-hour front desk

Mountain view

Non-smoking rooms

Bar

River view

Soundproof rooms

Elevator

Room service

Restaurant

Sun deck

Terrace

Business center

View

Balcony

Free toiletries

Bathtub

Private Bathroom

Rooms

Triple Room with City View

1 Twin Bed

1 Double Bed

3 Twin Beds

270 sqft

City view

Private Bathroom

Bathtub

Minibar

x3

+

Stay in our spacious Triple Room with stunning city views, featuring comfortable beds for up to 3 adults and 2 children. Enjoy a private bathroom with a bathtub, as well as modern amenities like a minibar, flat-screen TV, and free toiletries.

Queen Room with City View (1 Adult)

1 Twin Bed

215 sqft

City view

Private Bathroom

Minibar

Flat-screen TV

"Experience the vibrant cityscape from the comfort of your spacious Queen Room with City View. Enjoy a private bathroom, minibar, and a flat-screen TV in this stylishly appointed room, perfect for a solo traveler."

Triple Room with River View

1 Twin Bed

1 Double Bed

3 Twin Beds

270 sqft

Mountain view

River view

Private Bathroom

Bathtub

x3

+

Stay in our spacious Triple Room with River View, featuring breathtaking mountain and river views. With comfortable beds for up to 3 adults and 2 children, a private bathroom, bathtub, and modern amenities such as a flat-screen TV and minibar, your stay is sure to be relaxing and enjoyable.

Romantic Suite with River View and Balcony

1 King Size Bed

430 sqft

Private Bathroom

Balcony

Bathtub

View

+

Indulge in the luxury of our Romantic Suite, boasting breathtaking river views from your own private balcony. Unwind in the spacious 431 sqft suite, complete with a comfortable king size bed, a private bathroom with bathtub, and modern amenities like a minibar and flat-screen TV.

Junior Suite with River View

1 King Size Bed

325 sqft

Private Bathroom

Bathtub

View

Minibar

+

Enjoy sweeping views of the river from the comfort of your spacious, 323 sqft Junior Suite. This suite features a private bathroom with a bathtub, a flat-screen TV, a minibar, and a luxurious king-size bed, making it the perfect escape for two adults and one child.

Double Room with City View

1 Queen Size Bed

215 sqft

City view

Private Bathroom

Minibar

Flat-screen TV

+

Enjoy stunning views of the city from this spacious double room, equipped with a comfortable queen size bed, private bathroom, and modern amenities such as a flat-screen TV, minibar, and air conditioning. Ideal for couples or a small family looking to experience the perfect stay in the heart of the city.

Superior Double Room with River View

1 Queen Size Bed

2 Twin Beds

325 sqft

Mountain view

River view

Private Bathroom

Bathtub

Experience the ultimate comfort with our Superior Double Room, featuring stunning river views and a spacious 323 sqft of space. Unwind in the private bathroom with a relaxing bathtub or indulge in the scenic surroundings while enjoying the flat-screen TV and minibar provided.

Double Room with River View

1 Queen Size Bed

195 sqft

Mountain view

River view

Private Bathroom

Minibar

+

Experience a picturesque river view from the comfort of your cozy double room, complete with a queen-size bed, private bathroom, and modern amenities such as a minibar, flat-screen TV, and air conditioning, making it the perfect retreat for two adults and a child.

Junior Suite with Sofa Bed

2 Double Beds

325 sqft

Private Bathroom

Bathtub

Minibar

Flat-screen TV

+

Welcome to our spacious and comfortable Junior Suite with Sofa Bed, perfect for families. This 323 sqft room features 2 double beds and can accommodate 2 adults and 1 child. Enjoy private amenities such as a bathtub, minibar, flat-screen TV, and more in this stylish and cozy suite.

Suite with Whirlpool, River View and Balcony

1 King Size Bed

540 sqft

River view

Private Bathroom

Balcony

Bathtub

x3

+

Indulge in luxury and relaxation in our spacious Suite with a private whirlpool and a balcony offering a breathtaking river view. With world-class amenities including a king-size bed, bathtub, flat-screen TV, and minibar, your comfort is guaranteed as you unwind in style. Accommodating 3 adults and 1 child, it's the perfect choice for a memorable stay.

Guest reviews

9

1,823 reviews

From

$218

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Kurt

8.2

July 2022

Location is fantastic and the staff was really super. The view was beautiful facing the water. The room was very clean.

The room I had facing the water room 208, was so small it is not possible for 2 people to walk around comfortably in the room at the same time. They don't have a picture of this room on the site or a picture of this bathroom. The bathroom could not have been any smaller. It looks like maybe they put it in a closet. The hotel, hallway, room and especially the bathroom would not be suitable if someone was physically challenged getting around.

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Samantha

9.1

July 2023

The location of the hotel is superb! I stayed in the same hotel 17 years ago and happy to return! I booked a junior suite at the corner of the property with a panorama view of the lake and the chapel bridge! It is so close to literally everything! You get your shopping, sightseeing done just outside of the doorstep. The room is not the most modern kind but the view overcomes everything. The setting of the room is nice and the coffee machine is big volume and with great options! The cleaning of the room is always very thorough and super efficient! Every time we stepped out for a quick bite or a walk in the morning the ladies would have already cleaned up our room spotlessly! And the turndown night service is what my daughter always look forward to, comes with heart shape chocolate. Thank you ladies! The ice making machine at the hallway is very handy and can easily cool your drinks or for go out water bottle filling.

The sound proof was really bad. If the guests stay next to you are loud or heavy walker. You won’t miss a beat. We had a mother daughter (Same like us) next to us the first night and I think they were having some serious conversation with loud speaking and crying. I had to knock on their door two times. Then an older couple the following days, then there was no problem. We booked junior suite and was told no breakfast due to we book from bookings.com. It is a bit embarrassing that we pay EUR600 per night in a (good) four star hotel with no breakfast. The water temperature at shower was not very stable and changes during the shower to be either too hot or too cold depending on usage. The charging outlet is not very useful.

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Amy

10

August 2023

Lucerne was our biggest surprise of our 12 day trip in Switzerland. We all loved the city and especially loved this hotel. It is magical staying on the river and I highly recommend paying the extra money to get a river view (w balcony if it is available). The area of this hotel is very charming with cobblestone pathways and painted buildings. You can walk to so many stores and restaurants. We are a family of 5 so we reserved one room with a king and twin and one room with a king bed. We had the breakfast both mornings and it was really yummy. The lady that served us could not have been nicer to my children. She was lovely. They have a buffet spread of pastries, meats, etc. and then you can order eggs, pancakes and other items off the menu which are included if you get the prepaid breakfast. They even had fondue chocolate marshmallows which my kids enjoyed. This was one of the few hotels that we stayed in Switzerland that actually had a/c which we enjoyed. The hotel itself is a bit on the older side but don't let that stop you from staying here. It is very lovely. As a side note, if you have a car, you need to drive on a street that cars aren't allowed (unless you have a reservation) to reach the hotel. We drove around for a bit and couldn't figure out the location because our navigation wouldn't let us drive on the street. You drive to the hotel and then they park the car for you. Highly recommend adding at least two days to your vacation in Lucerne and I highly recommend this hotel.

Seems like this is very common in Switzerland but the pillows are always flat. It would have been nice having extra pillows in the closet.

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Pat

10

July 2023

Hotel Des Balances is an amazing property in a prime location in the historic district on the river in Lucerne. We paid a little extra for river view rooms and it was so worth it! Our rooms were on the top floor of the hotel and had balconies which overlooked the river and the Chapel Bridge. The hotel rooms were beautiful and air conditioned, which was not easy to find in Switzerland. It was very warm during our trip so the air conditioning was appreciated. There is an elevator to get to all floors and the hotel provided very detailed instructions for driving to the hotel and valet parked our rental car. You could not find a better hotel in a better location in Lucerne. We would return to Lucerne just to stay in this hotel. Do not hesitate to book!

Nothing could have been better, this is an amazing hotel in one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

🇬🇧

Nicholas

9.1

April 2023

The hotel is in a wonderful location, only a short walk from the train station, between two historic bridges, and with the old town a minute's walk from the hotel's front door. The staff were really friendly and helpful and could not do any more to answer our questions and help us with transport queries. The restaurant is wonderful and well worth booking. We also booked a room with river view, which is well worth the money. There is a small balcony and it was great waking up to that view in the morning. The beds are huge and very comfortable.

We found the breakfast was extremely pricey, even for Switzerland!

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Nadine

8.2

January 2023

Beautiful room with a stunning view (we had a city view, it was very pretty). The location is great, walking distance from the train station and right next to the lake. The staff were very friendly. Our room was beautifully decorated and we were given very nice soaps, shampoos etc as well as some welcome fudge. They also brought some chocolates each night and asked if everything was food and of we needed anything. When asked for an extra pillow we were given one quickly. Lots of nice restaurants around the hotel. We enjoyed our stay.

The pillows are big and soft and good quality. Some people can sleep on soft pillows. Myself and my son can't. Would be good to have firmer pillows or the option of firmer pillows. I didn't ask, so perhaps they would've accommodated us. But this is really the only downside of our stay. The rest was great

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Laura

10

January 2023

I LOVED this hotel!! While it is a little more pricey than other options, it was well worth the splurge. The building itself is precious there's a great terrace and bar/restaurant. The service was great, which was kicked off with them giving us a voucher for a free drink at the hotel bar (always a very nice touch!). The room was adorable - super cozy and one of the most comfortable beds I've encountered traveling around Europe (which I do very frequently). The products in the bathroom were also great (again always a nice touch). I would absolutely recommend staying here and hope I'm able to go back soon!

The only thing I didn't like was that I only stayed 1 night! I love this hotel!

🇪🇸

Richard

10

December 2022

We just loved this hotel. A great location on the river front of Luzern and only a few minutes walk from the train station. Warm welcome on arrival and very helpful and friendly staff throughout our stay. Our room was a good size with a comfy bed! Decor and furniture very tasteful and good quality. We booked a room with a river view … and it was spectacular! And very much enjoyed the coffee making machine and gift snacks. Complimentary drinks in the wine bar on arrival was also a nice touch. We will certainly stay here again next time in Luzern!!

We don’t want to complain as this is definitely a ‘10 star’ hotel but we would have preferred a walk in rain shower, rather than shower in bath.

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Sherry

10

July 2023

The River View Rooms are great, by the river, across from a famous church and facing the beautiful Kappelbrucke Bridge. The view day and night is really what you are paying for. The hotel restaurant has great food, much better than the busy river-side restaurants that are over-crowded and therefore cannot cook decent food fast enough. The free welcome drink was a nice touch. The staff was very courteous. Room has nice tea/coffee selections.

The price is high

🇳🇱

A

8.2

July 2022

The location and facilities were great. It is beautifully located close to great restaurants and very convenient for shopping. The mountain and lake views were gorgeous and there were 2 balconies to enjoy a drink and the view. Excellent breakfast.

We felt like not all the staff was not properly informed nor took the opportunity to inform us about the area and so forth. The beds could use some changing, woke up with back pain every day unfortunately. If you are unable to walk long distances with suitcases from the train station, I highly recommend that you arrange a taxi, it was a little misleading that it was walkable distance for everyone.

🇺🇸

Kurt

8.2

July 2022

8.2

Location is fantastic and the staff was really super. The view was beautiful facing the water. The room was very clean.

The room I had facing the water room 208, was so small it is not possible for 2 people to walk around comfortably in the room at the same time. They don't have a picture of this room on the site or a picture of this bathroom. The bathroom could not have been any smaller. It looks like maybe they put it in a closet. The hotel, hallway, room and especially the bathroom would not be suitable if someone was physically challenged getting around.

🇸🇬

Samantha

9.1

July 2023

9.1

The location of the hotel is superb! I stayed in the same hotel 17 years ago and happy to return! I booked a junior suite at the corner of the property with a panorama view of the lake and the chapel bridge! It is so close to literally everything! You get your shopping, sightseeing done just outside of the doorstep. The room is not the most modern kind but the view overcomes everything. The setting of the room is nice and the coffee machine is big volume and with great options! The cleaning of the room is always very thorough and super efficient! Every time we stepped out for a quick bite or a walk in the morning the ladies would have already cleaned up our room spotlessly! And the turndown night service is what my daughter always look forward to, comes with heart shape chocolate. Thank you ladies! The ice making machine at the hallway is very handy and can easily cool your drinks or for go out water bottle filling.

The sound proof was really bad. If the guests stay next to you are loud or heavy walker. You won’t miss a beat. We had a mother daughter (Same like us) next to us the first night and I think they were having some serious conversation with loud speaking and crying. I had to knock on their door two times. Then an older couple the following days, then there was no problem. We booked junior suite and was told no breakfast due to we book from bookings.com. It is a bit embarrassing that we pay EUR600 per night in a (good) four star hotel with no breakfast. The water temperature at shower was not very stable and changes during the shower to be either too hot or too cold depending on usage. The charging outlet is not very useful.

🇺🇸

Amy

10

August 2023

10

Lucerne was our biggest surprise of our 12 day trip in Switzerland. We all loved the city and especially loved this hotel. It is magical staying on the river and I highly recommend paying the extra money to get a river view (w balcony if it is available). The area of this hotel is very charming with cobblestone pathways and painted buildings. You can walk to so many stores and restaurants. We are a family of 5 so we reserved one room with a king and twin and one room with a king bed. We had the breakfast both mornings and it was really yummy. The lady that served us could not have been nicer to my children. She was lovely. They have a buffet spread of pastries, meats, etc. and then you can order eggs, pancakes and other items off the menu which are included if you get the prepaid breakfast. They even had fondue chocolate marshmallows which my kids enjoyed. This was one of the few hotels that we stayed in Switzerland that actually had a/c which we enjoyed. The hotel itself is a bit on the older side but don't let that stop you from staying here. It is very lovely. As a side note, if you have a car, you need to drive on a street that cars aren't allowed (unless you have a reservation) to reach the hotel. We drove around for a bit and couldn't figure out the location because our navigation wouldn't let us drive on the street. You drive to the hotel and then they park the car for you. Highly recommend adding at least two days to your vacation in Lucerne and I highly recommend this hotel.

Seems like this is very common in Switzerland but the pillows are always flat. It would have been nice having extra pillows in the closet.

🇺🇸

Pat

10

July 2023

10

Hotel Des Balances is an amazing property in a prime location in the historic district on the river in Lucerne. We paid a little extra for river view rooms and it was so worth it! Our rooms were on the top floor of the hotel and had balconies which overlooked the river and the Chapel Bridge. The hotel rooms were beautiful and air conditioned, which was not easy to find in Switzerland. It was very warm during our trip so the air conditioning was appreciated. There is an elevator to get to all floors and the hotel provided very detailed instructions for driving to the hotel and valet parked our rental car. You could not find a better hotel in a better location in Lucerne. We would return to Lucerne just to stay in this hotel. Do not hesitate to book!

Nothing could have been better, this is an amazing hotel in one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

🇬🇧

Nicholas

9.1

April 2023

9.1

The hotel is in a wonderful location, only a short walk from the train station, between two historic bridges, and with the old town a minute's walk from the hotel's front door. The staff were really friendly and helpful and could not do any more to answer our questions and help us with transport queries. The restaurant is wonderful and well worth booking. We also booked a room with river view, which is well worth the money. There is a small balcony and it was great waking up to that view in the morning. The beds are huge and very comfortable.

We found the breakfast was extremely pricey, even for Switzerland!

🇮🇪

Nadine

8.2

January 2023

8.2

Beautiful room with a stunning view (we had a city view, it was very pretty). The location is great, walking distance from the train station and right next to the lake. The staff were very friendly. Our room was beautifully decorated and we were given very nice soaps, shampoos etc as well as some welcome fudge. They also brought some chocolates each night and asked if everything was food and of we needed anything. When asked for an extra pillow we were given one quickly. Lots of nice restaurants around the hotel. We enjoyed our stay.

The pillows are big and soft and good quality. Some people can sleep on soft pillows. Myself and my son can't. Would be good to have firmer pillows or the option of firmer pillows. I didn't ask, so perhaps they would've accommodated us. But this is really the only downside of our stay. The rest was great

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Laura

10

January 2023

10

I LOVED this hotel!! While it is a little more pricey than other options, it was well worth the splurge. The building itself is precious there's a great terrace and bar/restaurant. The service was great, which was kicked off with them giving us a voucher for a free drink at the hotel bar (always a very nice touch!). The room was adorable - super cozy and one of the most comfortable beds I've encountered traveling around Europe (which I do very frequently). The products in the bathroom were also great (again always a nice touch). I would absolutely recommend staying here and hope I'm able to go back soon!

The only thing I didn't like was that I only stayed 1 night! I love this hotel!

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Richard

10

December 2022

10

We just loved this hotel. A great location on the river front of Luzern and only a few minutes walk from the train station. Warm welcome on arrival and very helpful and friendly staff throughout our stay. Our room was a good size with a comfy bed! Decor and furniture very tasteful and good quality. We booked a room with a river view … and it was spectacular! And very much enjoyed the coffee making machine and gift snacks. Complimentary drinks in the wine bar on arrival was also a nice touch. We will certainly stay here again next time in Luzern!!

We don’t want to complain as this is definitely a ‘10 star’ hotel but we would have preferred a walk in rain shower, rather than shower in bath.

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Sherry

10

July 2023

10

The River View Rooms are great, by the river, across from a famous church and facing the beautiful Kappelbrucke Bridge. The view day and night is really what you are paying for. The hotel restaurant has great food, much better than the busy river-side restaurants that are over-crowded and therefore cannot cook decent food fast enough. The free welcome drink was a nice touch. The staff was very courteous. Room has nice tea/coffee selections.

The price is high

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A

8.2

July 2022

8.2

The location and facilities were great. It is beautifully located close to great restaurants and very convenient for shopping. The mountain and lake views were gorgeous and there were 2 balconies to enjoy a drink and the view. Excellent breakfast.

We felt like not all the staff was not properly informed nor took the opportunity to inform us about the area and so forth. The beds could use some changing, woke up with back pain every day unfortunately. If you are unable to walk long distances with suitcases from the train station, I highly recommend that you arrange a taxi, it was a little misleading that it was walkable distance for everyone.

Points of Interest Around Hotel des Balances

Attractions

Lucerne Jesuit Church (Jesuitenkirche Luzern)

0.1mi

Culture and Congress Centre (KKL)

0.4mi

Hofkirche

0.5mi

Lion Monument (Löwendenkmal)

0.6mi

Mount Rigi

8.4mi

Engelberg Monastery (Kloster Engelberg)

16.7mi

Titlis Cliff Walk

16.8mi

Aare Gorge

23.1mi

Zurich Chinese Garden (Chinagarten)

24mi

Lake Brienz (Brienzersee)

24.1mi

Fraumünster Church

24.7mi

Limmatquai

24.7mi

Paradeplatz (Parade Square)

24.9mi

Matterhorn

26.9mi

First Cliff Walk

29.6mi

Attractions

Lucerne Jesuit Church (Jesuitenkirche Luzern)

0.1mi

Culture and Congress Centre (KKL)

0.4mi

Hofkirche

0.5mi

Lion Monument (Löwendenkmal)

0.6mi

Mount Rigi

8.4mi

Engelberg Monastery (Kloster Engelberg)

16.7mi

Titlis Cliff Walk

16.8mi

Aare Gorge

23.1mi

Zurich Chinese Garden (Chinagarten)

24mi

Lake Brienz (Brienzersee)

24.1mi

Fraumünster Church

24.7mi

Limmatquai

24.7mi

Paradeplatz (Parade Square)

24.9mi

Matterhorn

26.9mi

First Cliff Walk

29.6mi

Airports

Zurich Airport

30.2mi

Bern Airport

39.3mi

EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg

52mi

Restaurants

Balances

Cuisines

FrenchSeafoodInternationalEuropean

Ambiances

Modern

Amenities of Hotel des Balances

Free wifi

Air conditioning

24-hour front desk

Mountain view

Non-smoking rooms

Bar

River view

Soundproof rooms

Elevator

Room service

Restaurant

Sun deck

Terrace

Business center

View

Balcony

Free toiletries

Bathtub

Private Bathroom

Amenities of Hotel des Balances

Activities

Golf course

Additional fee

Hiking

Bathroom

Bathtub

Free toiletries

Hairdryer

Private Bathroom

Shower

Slippers

Toilet

Business Facilities

Business center

Free

Fax/Photocopying

Additional fee

Meeting/Banquet facilities

Additional fee

Cleaning Services

Daily housekeeping

Free

Dry cleaning

Additional fee

Ironing service

Additional fee

Laundry

Additional fee

Suit press

Additional fee

Food & Drink

Bar

Breakfast in the room

Fruit

Free

Minibar

Packed lunches

Restaurant

Special diet meals (on request)

Tea/Coffee maker

Wine/Champagne

Additional fee

Food & drink safety

Delivered food covered securely

Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

Front Desk Services

24-hour front desk

Baggage storage

Free

Concierge

Currency exchange

Tour desk

General

Air conditioning

Elevator

Family rooms

Heating

Hypoallergenic room available

Non-smoking rooms

Pet bowls

Pet Friendly

Additional fee

Room service

Smoke-free property

Soundproof rooms

Internet

Free wifi

Kitchen

Electric kettle

Refrigerator

Living Area

Desk

Sitting area

Media & Technology

Cable channels

Flat-screen TV

iPod dock

Radio

Telephone

TV

Outdoors

Balcony

Sun deck

Terrace

Parking

Private Parking

Additional fee

Physical distancing

Cashless payment available

Room Amenities

Fan

Safety & security

24-hour security

CCTV in common areas

CCTV outside property

Fire extinguishers

Key access

Key card access

Safe

Security alarm

Smoke alarms

Safety features

Access to healthcare professionals

Transportation

Airport drop-off

Additional fee

Airport pickup

Additional fee

Airport shuttle

Additional fee

Public transit tickets

Free

View

City view

Mountain view

River view

View

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