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Lucerne Backpackers Hostel

Alpenquai 42, Lucerne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Victoria, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very good hostel for several reasons, it was clean, the staff was friendly, the location was BEAUTIFUL right by the lake and a well kept park. Stayed in a 4 bed, it had 2 bunk beds with its own balcony, a big desk, 4 medium sized lockers (you get a key with check in no locks needed)... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We read many good reviews on this hostel on the net, and thought it will be a good place to spend 2 nights at during our stay in Lucerne. Upon reaching the Lucerne main train station, we embarked on our journey to the hostel. It was a long and painful 25 mins walk from the station with our luggages under... More

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Akron, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

The good: CLEAN, WARM, FRIENDLY & VERY HELPFUL STAFF, EASY WALK FROM TRAIN STATION The bad: At 1am I woke up with the WORST cold. I wanted tissues, cold medicine, hot tea, and just a room to sit in where I wouldn't wake up my buddy who was trying to get sleep. But unfortunately the lobby and reception area "closes".... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Nice if simple rooms, very clean bathrooms and communal kitchens, staff good at encouraging people to be clean and tidy in a friendly way. No aircon, but well insulated so not too hot. Don't get a room above the entrance, as smokers lurk there and the smoke comes into your room. Also get mosquito repellent. Rooms have card locks and... More

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Selangor, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

This hostel is a great place for budget travellers and backpackers! The walk from the train station would be far if it weren't for the view of the lake. The first few floors are located for guests while the top floors are for residences. That makes the place even cosier and home-like! There is a very well-equipped kitchen available for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

This place is by far the best hostel iv stayed at so far. Yes its expensive (But that is switzerland (cheap for the country i guess) so you would expect it to be good. there is 2 kitchens so you don't really have to wait around to cook dinner. and you can buy things there so great for that late... More

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Tempe, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013 via mobile

We (2 25 y.o. Backpackers) stayed here for one night this fall. Overall, it fulfilled it's purpose, but nothing I was crazy about. We stayed in a 4 person dorm. I did like the locker set up as it was in the corner of the room and not intrusive to you roommates as some of he under the bed lockers... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

The hostel is a 10-15mins walk away from the train/bus station. Just look for the exit with the KKL building facing you and walk towards the building. Go around the corner (right) and continue walking straight all the way along the lake and you should see a bridge. Cross the bridge and continue heading straight down. You should pass several... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Located in a quiet area by the lake,this is the perfect budget option in an expensive city. My fears of an invasion of mosquitos were unfounded,just don't leave your windows open with the lights on. The restaurant next door closed without warning after i'd eaten there on the night I arrived,however a bar nearby sold snacks,and there is a large... More

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16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Hostel was good value, very clean, quite, with good facilities and in a beautiful location. It feels quite grown up for a hostel, though this is the case in most of Switzerland. We had a private room and were just opposite the showers which was very convenient. The room was large and airy, with decent surface space. The room had... More

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Also Known As:
Lucerne Backpackers Hotel
Lucerne Backpackers Hotel Lucerne
Address: Alpenquai 42, Lucerne, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Lucerne
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Ranked #1 of 11 Specialty lodging in Lucerne
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