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Hotel Alpha

Pilatusstrasse 66 / Zaehringerstrasse 24, Lucerne CH-6003, Switzerland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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 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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9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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18 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Hotel Alpha is a hidden gem in Lucerne. Approximatively 10 min walk from the train station, it is located in a charming residential neighbourhood that you would not otherwise have the chance to visit. A short walk takes you to the major tourist attractions. I was a little apprehensive about the shared bathrooms but was surprised by how modern and... More 

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Skippack, Pennsylvania
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Pretty standard hotel getting old. Elevator capacity is pretty small (only for 4 persons). Breakfast included and the waitress was super-efficient. Only disadvantage is the bathroom and toilet is shared in a common area. I guess everything in Lucerne is expensive. Its location is its main attraction as it was just an 8 minute walk to the train station and... More 

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Address: Pilatusstrasse 66 / Zaehringerstrasse 24, Lucerne CH-6003, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Alpha Hotel Lucerne
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Lucerne
#15 Family Hotel in Lucerne
#17 Business Hotel in Lucerne

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