Occupying a picturesque location on the Reuss River in the heart of old Lucerne, this charming property oozes glamor and history. Hotel Des Balances's façade dates back to the 12th century and is framed by iron fronted balconies that wind down to a riverside bistro. The interior is decorated with attractive façade paintings and period artworks. On-site facilities include a fine Swiss restaurant Balances, a less formal bistro, a piano bar, and an array of intimate meeting rooms ideal for seminars. Guest rooms are attractively furnished and individually designed in either classic or contemporary style and many feature a balcony or terrace with wonderful views of the famous Chappel Bridge and Swiss Alps. Truly a classic stay in contemporary Lucerne can be had at this wonderful property.