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Lion Lodge Lucerne

Zurichstrasse 57, Lucerne 6000, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Raja Ampat, Indonesia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

its in the central area and in the main street. The room was clean, so is the toilet. The staff were nice and helpful. You have to rent towels if you didnt bring any. it would be great if the wifi was on all floors. because the common room was closed at 10 pm.

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Lion L, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Lion Lodge Lucerne, responded to this review

Dear Guest. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Thank you for coming to stay at the Lion Lodge. Very happy to hear you thought the hostel was cozy;-)), even not all did live up to your expectations. Thanks for the tip and we will try to be more engaging. Kind regards, the Lion Lodge Team“ More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was really disappointed with this hostel. I'd read reviews on this place but being the optimist that I am, I was let down. The staff weren't particularly helpful, and there was no social atmosphere there. I arrived at 10am to drop my bags off and it was deserted. This doesn't give the best first impression... For me the wifi... More 

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Lion L, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Lion Lodge Lucerne, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thanks for staying at the Lion Lodge. Sorry to hear your stay did not live up to your expectations. Thanks for the tip and we will try to be more engaging. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels. Kind Regards, „the Lion Lodge Team“ More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Pros: comfortable bed secure lockers in room good location easy to find, near bus station Cons: The wifi in lobby is limited to certain number for users. So in the peak hours at night, it is nearly impossible to use it. They close the kitchen and lobby at 11pm and you have to go back to your room. The checkout... More 

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Lion L, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Lion Lodge Lucerne, responded to this review

Dear Guest. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Thank you for coming to stay at the Lion Lodge. Very happy to hear you thought the hostel was cozy;-)), even not all did live up to your expectations. Thanks for the tip and we will try to be more engaging. Allow us to remind, that any... More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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549 reviews 549 reviews
58 hotel reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Just up the road from the Dying Lion Monument it was handy as I could just walk into town. It maybe could do with a lick of paint but it was clean and it was fairly quiet when I was there. The toilets could do with a bit more privacy but all in all a nice place. A small kitchen... More 

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Lion L, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Lion Lodge Lucerne, responded to this review

Dear Guest. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Thank you for coming to stay at the Lion Lodge. Very happy to hear you thought the hostel was cozy;-)). TIP If you arrive our place before check-in time, there are free lockers or always space at the reception, where you can store your luggage. We hope... More 

Haifa, Israel
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We've been to Lion Lodge for 1 night and it was good. The hostel is located 5 minutes away from lucerne center and a minute away from the famous sad lion statue. The hostel was clean and quite welcoming with a nice, yet a bit lacking receptionist. The hostel offers a small kitchen and a big lobby for chilling out.... More 

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Lion L, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Lion Lodge Lucerne, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thanks for choosing the Lion Lodge. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciate the time you took to fill out a review. Hope to see you next time you are in Lucerne ;-)) Kind Regards, „the Lion Lodge Team“ More 

Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stayed here for two nights on either end of hiking the Swiss Path. It was a good place to stay for quick stop ins, and it was nice to have a place to cook. They have lockers where we kept our stuff while we were out hiking overnight, and the room, kitchen, and living room were all clean and... More 

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Lion L, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Lion Lodge Lucerne, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thanks for choosing to stay at the Lion Lodge. Very happy to hear you thought the hostel was perfect! Hope to see you next time you are in Lucerne ;-)) We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels. Kind Regards, „the Lion Lodge Team“ More 

Rome, Italy
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Can't beat the location. Simply furnished clean rooms. Wifi in common areas. I ended up extending my stay here. The place is kept nice and clean. Check in was super easy. Great kitchen facilities equipped with everything you need to make a proper meal.

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Lion L, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Lion Lodge Lucerne, responded to this review

Dear Guest. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Thank you for coming to stay at the Lion Lodge. Very happy to hear you thought the hostel was cozy;-)). We hope you come see us next time you are in Lucerne. Kind Regards, „the Lion Lodge Team“ More 

Spokane, Washington
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61 reviews 61 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

this was the best price for our money in lucerne (all others were twice the price) and it was a good location, you can take a bus or taxi from the main train station, or really just walk, its not that far. the staff was friendly, but i did not see them very often. we had a private twin room,... More 

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Lion L, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Lion Lodge Lucerne, responded to this review

Dear amillieeeee. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Thank you for coming to stay at the Lion Lodge. Very happy to hear you thought the hostel was cozy;-)), even not all did live up to your expectations.We are working very hard keeping the hostel clean so it is disappointing you thought otherwise. Thanks for the... More 

Hamburg
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

If you're fan of the smell of raw potatoes then I highly commend this place. It's really not as bad as people make out in the reviews here, so what the wifi doesn't work, you're In luzern, one of the worlds most beautiful places, go and explore it and get off the internet.

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Lion L, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Lion Lodge Lucerne, responded to this review

Hi Andrei. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Thank you for coming to stay at the Lion Lodge. Very happy to hear you thought the hostel was cozy;-)), even not all did live up to your expectations. Thanks for the tip and we will try to be more engaging. Thanks for coming to stay with... More 

Porto Recanati, Italia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We stayed here only for one night.. the position of the hostel is very good..We had a Double room with private bathroom, the room was very small but for one night was ok.. the bathroom was not cleaned very well... What I didn't like was the odour that comes from the kitchen of spicy food..

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Lion L, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Lion Lodge Lucerne, responded to this review

Ciao tutti. Thanks for staying at the Lion Lodge. Sorry to hear your stay did not live up to your expectations. Thanks for the tip and we will try to be more engaging. Thanks for coming to stay with us. Kind Regards, „the Lion Lodge Team“ More 

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