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Tourist Hotel

St. Karliquai 12, Lucerne CH-6004, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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paarl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located next to the river and close to the main attractions, yet nice quiet area.Close to nice restaurants on both sides of the river and in the old town. Only 5 minute walk from the train station and ferry port. The staff is extremely helpful e.g. you can buy tickets beforehand for excursions at no extra cost. They give valuable... More 

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Port Perry, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in Lucerne for 2 nights over my birthday. The Tourist Hotel does not look like much on the outside but it's fantastic inside. Margit at the front desk is so sweet and helpful. Showing us on a map where to tour around, eat or shop. She doesn't make you feel rushed. She even gave me a box of... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel surprised me. It's unassuming on the outside, but offers excellent views (at least from our room), a decent breakfast and is within easy walking distance of the Mill Bridge. We had four travelers on this trip and got a room with three separate sleeping areas. The room was spacious, clean and had a ton of storage to hang... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The weather in Luzern when we arrived was quite bad (read rain & wind), but the staff of the hotel gave us a warm welcome and made our short stay comfortable. I also had a slight error (won't detail anymore) in the booking, but they saved me from paying for this mistake. We booked 3 rooms, all of which were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This hotel is reasonably priced compared to most. It is on the river and we got a room with a balcony. The room was clean and came with a floor fan as there is no air conditioning. The walk from the train station takes approximately 15 minutes. Also, there is free internet with a good connection. We also got a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

We have just spent a week at this delightful little hotel and enjoyed every minute of it. From check in to check out we had the most delightful stay. Our room, a double deluxe facing the river with balcony delivered everything we needed for our week long stay, even the complimentary use of their washer and drier which is a... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Given that everything in Lucerne is crazy expensive, the room with shared restroom here was a decent deal. However, our room was much more like a hostel and kind of dirty. It even looked like there was mold growing on the sink. The people at the front desk are very nice, and you might not be able to find a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We booked last minute and I was disappointed that we hadn't got a lakeside hotel...well forget that....this hotel is a gem...the rooms are spotless and we had a view over river...there are two lovely ladies on reception who both kind and knowledgeable..don't miss the breakfast....it's a delight..and included in price of room...we have payed fortunes for breakfast elsewhere that were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

A nice hotel with a great view. It is just along the river. The room is clean with basic amenities like shower with hot water, TV, hairdryer and room safe. It is pretty close to Luzern rail station about 15 minutes walk if you don't have to lug a lot of luggage. You can walk to many tourist attractions nearby... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We stayed in room with public shower, its decoration is more like hostel which is fine with us. Breakfast is perfect with plentiful choice. Also friendly staff who share helpful advise for our Luzern trip. Highlight to the all day hot tea/coffee/snacks service, it's our saver to warm up body during changeable weather in Spring. Approx. 15mins, it's a good... More 

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