Welcome to the Hotel Des Balances, a Best Western Hotel located in a former Guild Hall in the heart of the Lucerne Old Town. The historical building has been extensively renovated, transforming this hotel into a real winner. The picturesque white building, faces the lake, and is highlighted with window boxes brimming with blue, yellow, and pink petunias. The hotel located on the right bank of the River Reuss in Lucerne's picturesque Old Town, Hotel des Balances commands one of the very best locations in the locality. Nearby are most of Lucerne's major sights including the be-fountained Weinmarkt that dates back to the 5th century, the Picasso Museum and, just over the river, the 700 year old Jesuit Church.