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Hotel Alpha

#15 of 69 Hotels in Lucerne
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Pilatusstrasse 66 / Zaehringerstrasse 24, Lucerne CH-6003, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here during a very quiet period, including Christmas Eve and Day. It was warm enough, quiet....perhaps just a little bit boring. But the location is good and it's an easy walk to downtown, the bars, the restaurants, and the throngs of Chinese tourists and students. Would stay here again as it is good value for money.

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was apprehensive about having to share bathroom and toilet, but it worked out ok, except an inconsiderate guest who was smoking on the sly in the bathroom. Room was clean, tidy, but not appointed with anything. Common TV room and common lounge room. Staff were pleasant and polite. Well located. We enjoyed our stay here.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an inexpensive hotel to stay at. Close walking distance to the train station and central Lucerne. It was clean, had a good breakfast, and the staff was helpful and friendly. The neighborhood it's in is very nice, reminded me of the upper east side in NYC. However, the rooms are Spartan including no TV.

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Edmonton, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel very simple, room clean, small sink, shower and toilet across the hall. A little balcony. Room very basic & simple. Using real heavy key for door. Decent breakfast provided. Did not use to sensor toilet light in bathroom and common hall ways. We can borrow kettle, hair blower & umbrella. Staffs very helpful

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked hotel alpha because it was the best hotel (based on reviews) within my price range. Switzerland is expensive and Hotel Alpha, compared to most prices, is very affordable so I was not sure what to expect. The worker who checked me in quite late at night was very helpful, giving me all info I needed. I requested a... More 

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Really value for money hotel that exceed our expectation. Homy feeling with helpful staff, decent breakfast and nice surrounding. Location is 20mins walk from central station, but with lucerne beautiful street and awesome weather that time, 20 mins feels like a breeze.

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Roskilde, Denmark
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108 reviews 108 reviews
61 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

A last minute decision to visit Lucerne led me to book a room at the Hotel Alpha. I didn't want to pay much for one night and the Alpha was very reasonable. The accommodation was simple, but fine. Although the shower and toilet were located down the corridor, they were super clean and the room had a sink, a high... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We booked a double bed private ensuite through hostelworld.com. A bit far from station(approximately 20 minutes walk, better to take a bus), locality is very good. Pros: 1. Room was very spacious, clean and well maintained. 2. Bathroom was a bit small but in excellent condition. Bathroom is attached for private ensuite. 3. Pleasant and helpful staff. 4. Good eateries... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I'm staying at hotel alpha once a week and used several rooms at every floor so far. I love to stay in this hotel because the hotel staff is very friendly and helpful! :-) The rooms are comfortable, clean and quiet and the beds are perfect to sleep so that you will be totally relaxed to enjoy Lucerne's beautiful sightseeing... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Very clean but very basic. Shared bathroom areas, but they are cleaned often. The internet is basic and time limited which was a real pain. Not too far to walk into touristy areas. Seemed liked a high class student dorm.

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