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Hotel Alpha

#17 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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Roskilde, Denmark
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98 reviews 98 reviews
59 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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
51 helpful votes 51 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
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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Perth, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Staff were very helpful and pleasant to deal with. By way of example, we were waiting near the door to go out if the rain eased when the receptionist offered us the loan of umbrellas. Room was clean and pleasant, although a little on the small side. In a very nice part of town with old, Parisian style houses nearby.... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This place is modern and clean but basically furnished. Located in a quiet, suburban area about 5-10 minutes walk from town centre. The receptionists were unfriendly and we struggled at times to get the attention of the evening receptionist from his computer! It seemed we were disturbing him the few times we needed to ask something. There are no tvs... More 

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Chambery, France
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I stayed here when attending an event at the superb concert hall by the lake. The hotel is very close to the centre, but in a quiet area full of medical offices, apartments etc. I paid a little extra for a double room, and they gave me a room with a bathroom, even though the booking site I used said... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Upon check in staff were very helpful and welcoming towards us. We checked in a little early into a lovely room with a mini balcony overlooking the streets of lucerne. We opted for a shared bathroom which was absolutely spotlessly clean. Shower was amazing too! Breakfast was very nice, great continental choice and multi-coloured boiled eggs haha and staff let... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This hotel was good value for money in Lucerne where accommodation is expensive. Very friendly staff who were very accommodating (letting us borrow cutlery, plus adaptor and store some cheese in the fridge). The showers and bathroom cleaned to a very high standard. Only small complaint was one window in room had no curtain.

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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Very clean, good location, quiet, shared bathroom facilities, includes breakfast, good hotel, good staff. No tv in rooms but there is a tv room. Also only 1 hour free wi if then you pay. Some tips on Lucerne toilets at train station cost 2 s/f so if catching a train wait & use toilet on train. Ferry can get busy... More 

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