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Hotel Pilatus-Kulm

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staying with our 2-year old for a night, we were surprised by the tasteful decoration, comfort of the rooms, and the good food and friendly service we received. Despite Mt Pilatus is a major destination for tourists arriving by train or cablecar, and the arrival area reminding us of an airport, staying at the hotel and hiking outside 'tourist hours'...

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Baar, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Something to celebrate or just want to have some sunshine? I can only recommend the "magic of winter" offer! Cable-car to the top, a superb hotel room with a magic view, a 4 courses dinner and a perfect breakfast in the morning... and of course a lot of sunshine during the day and a sky full of stars in the...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in this beautiful hotel for 3D2N at their Drachenstein Suite. Though costly, it was worth every single penny and second of our lives. Every window offered a luxurious view of the Swiss Alps and both sunset and sunrise. Even our 1 year old infant thoroughly enjoyed his stay. But what blew me away was their impeccable service. I did...

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Matthias K, Manager at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear Hilfiz Thank you very much for taking your time to share your impressions of your stay with your family at our hotel. We are truly happy to read that you enjoyed our amenities and had a comfortable stay. It was a pleasure having you among us. We hope to see you again in the future! Best regards from Mount...

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My family and I went there on the last week of November. The cable car gave us a very good view of Lucerne. There was already snow on the trees and it really was really beginning to be a white Christmas. We thought it was a foggy day at the top but to our surprise, there was a blanket of...

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

The top of Mount Pilatus is a popular destination for tourists and the place is often crowded during the whole day. The best time on Pilatus begins after the last day visitors return to Kriens or Alpnachstad and the whole area is left to the guests staying overnight. The experience becomes truly memorable when spending the night at the Hotel...

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Matthias K, Manager at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, responded to this review

Dear Thierry H Thank you very much for your visits and your compliments. We are pleased to read, that everything was satisfying. It was a pleasure having you among us and we are very much looking forward to your next visit. Best regards from Pilatus Matthias Kögl, GM Hotels & Gastronomy

Brookfield, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Very nice rooms. Ours was very spacious with a large walk in shower. The view from the two quaint windows was, indeed, breathtaking. The hotel restaurant was like dining in the good old days. The duck was fantastic, twice. Breakfast was a buffet of many delights. What staff we encountered (it was late in the tourist season) were all wonderful....

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Mt. Pleasant, Mi
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch while on the top of the mountain. Excellent traditional Swiss cuisine. I had the pot roast and mashed potatoes. Yum! The beer is excellent and the views spectacular. Good place to warm up in the winter.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Decided to give myself a treat here after staying in many backpacking locations and it was well worth the money. I opted for the winter special which included the price of the ascent and descent with the cable cars, dinner and breakfast. The room was ready two hours earlier than advised which was fantastic. Had a wonderful big bed with...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 December 2016

A very relaxing place with a surprising Comfort. Fantastic Hotel and a special experience to stay over night. Had the best Croissants ever for Breakfast. You want to spend a romantic night, thats the place to go !

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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Hordes of noisy day-trippers take the scenic cable car (quick) or the steep cogwheel train (slower but a more unusual view) to the top of Mount Pilatus in the summer. But once the day-trippers are gone, the summit’s spectacular scenery in all directions is enjoyed by only the few dozen people who are overnighting in one of the 2 small...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The successful conclusion of the complete refurbishment in August 2010 marked the beginning of another chapter in the vibrant history of the historic Pilatus-Kulm Mountain Hotel. The heritage-protected Hotel Pilatus-Kulm once again stands for the uniqueness that characterised it when it first opened in 1890. The generous hotel rooms and suites herald the dawn of a new era at Hotel Pilatus-Kulm with its distinguished tradition. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Pilatus-Kulm

Address: Schlossweg 1 | Kriens/Luzern, Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne > Kriens
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Pilatus-Kulm 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Hotel Pilatus-Kulm Kriens, Canton Of Lucerne, Switzerland
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“The junior suite or the double room in the little penthouse on top offer incredible views and are worth the extra cost!”
 of 5 bubbles msmountain, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you can get the room with the balcony. There is only 1!!”
 of 5 bubbles NCJustMe, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the upper floors”
 of 5 bubbles FrankGeisler, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“you won't really be in the room if you have good weather.”
 of 5 bubbles bryandshan, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Located at the peak, I guess any room gives great view. At least mine did.”
 of 5 bubbles sameersule, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
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