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Tourist Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   St. Karliquai 12, Lucerne CH-6004, Switzerland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A very good location as it stands near the bridges. Not really a fancy hotel but it has a very helpful personnel, a good breakfast and some discounts (the most useful is on a boat cruise on the lake if you fancy it but there is also something on souvenirs shops). Definitely value for money. Not suggested if you want... More

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel located in a good location near the tourist spots . The staffs were very friendly and helpful. Most important the room was very clean ,bright and spacious. Big bathroom and clean! Worth for the money! Breakfast was great too. From cornflakes to cold cuts ,fruits, etc were all fresh and good! Will definitely stay in this hotel again... More

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MA
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19 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very clean, good location and ample accommodation. Breakfast is delicious, lot of choices and staff at front desk is extremely helpful. They loaned us jackets when they found our we had none to go to Jungfraujoch! We were a big group with a lot of children and they were very accommodating.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay in the Tourist Hotel. The staff were friendly and very accommodating. Their kindness and thoughtfulness was awesome. The room was clean and quiet. It was in an excellent position in which to explore the old city. We would highly recommend it. Thank you!

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here as a large group (18 people) in October of 2013. Since there were so many of us we ended up occupying an entire floor so that likely influenced our experience. Our rooms were a bit small and came with a bunk bed, sink, small desk, and closet. While clean, the beds were lackluster and the mattresses were... More

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tourist hotel has a great location right on the river at the edge of the old city. It is also close to the city walls and a good restaurant called GourmIndia. The breakfast was good and plentiful. There is a washer and dryer available but they were in bad shape. The people were very friendly and offered discount tickets to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the family apartment on the 4th floor and it was really nice and roomy for 2 adults and 3 teenagers. The breakfast was great and the hotel is close to the center of town via a nice walk along the river. We had a nice view of the mountains and the river from the windows of the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a standard 4 p dorm room and it was clean and resonable spacious. Great view and linen was included. Coffee and tea was free, but the breakfast was not included in the price. Very friendly staff who really tried to make us feel welcome in every way.

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Saint-Cloud, France
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6 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is very clinical - but clean. Out hotel room had a balcony with view over the river - it would have been great if it wasn't raining so hard. The room is quite small, wifi did not work. On arrival the receptionist was very friendly and showed us to a private parking area at the back - convenient... More

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Montreal, Canada
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21 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed only one night while roadtrippin in Switzerland. My room was on the 5th floor and the actual hallway was kinda creepy... you had other rooms and some sort of classrooms... don't really know. The bathroom was ok but wasn't that clean. But the location was great and the staff was friendly. From all the hostels I stayed at in... More

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Address: St. Karliquai 12, Lucerne CH-6004, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Tourist Hotel 2*
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