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Lucerne Backpackers Hostel

Alpenquai 42, Lucerne, Switzerland
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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A fair hike from the station, approx 15 minutes. Nice view over the park and friendly staff would be the only perks. Terrible beds and outdated overall, however the bathroom/toilet were clean. The closest food we found reasonable was 20 minutes away. Would recommend if desperate.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The receptionist, an old lady, is very unfriendly and offensive. When we checked in and asked one and only one question to the old lady about city bus. She answered our very reluctantly because it was close to the end of the opening hour. Fine. Next day, we got up a bit late. So, I went to the reception and... More

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Lynnwood, Washington
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To be fair, I need to point out that this was our first ever stay in a hostel. Luzern was just so expensive that even 2 star hotels were out of the question. The walk from the train station was pleasant enough (next to the lake and through parks), and we never felt like it was unsafe at all. It... More

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71 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big rooms, proper ambience. It was fun. Come down for a play when you want. Cook your own food. Chose from the available almost home cooked specialty. Nice feeling. Lively. Price - that was the best part. So economical.

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Te Anau, New Zealand
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32 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a mid 40s solo female backpacker and found this place to be perfect. Super clean, well organised and staff fabulous. People complain about the location but I didn't have an issue at all. Everything is within walking distance. Great place to stay. Thanks

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the hostel for 2 nights whilst on a cycling holiday in Lucerne and found it to be a great little hostel. The room was clean, comfortable, quiet and had a lovely private balcony overlooking the park outside the hostel. The staff were friendly, helpful and always around if needed. The hostel is situated about a 10 minute... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Such a good place to stay! Rooms are immaculate and the staff are friendly and helpful. Location is down the far end of Lucerne but it's a nice walk along the lake into town. Kitchen facilities are great but make sure you label your food in the fridge. This place was very quite when we were there don't expect to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Our stay at this hostel was OK. The quality of service and the location of the property are why this review is only a 3 out of 5. No info about transit, Internet, activities, maps was given when we checked in (and there are only specific times during the day that someone works the desk). The location is without a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Stayed in October 2013 as a solo traveller. I booked a bed in an 8 person room but was given a 6 bed room, no complaints! Great price for accommodation in Switzerland. Clean rooms and bathrooms, I had a balcony with a great view of Lake Lucerne. Its about 10 or 15 minutes walk to the main train station and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Live in this hostel for 3 nights, good price in Switzerland. Also, we have a nice lake view room. There are two kitchens for you to cook your foods. Some games around in the hostel. Staff is good and friendly. Room is acceptable with a few washroom, bathrooms outside. The only disadvantage is the location. A bit far way from... More

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Address: Alpenquai 42, Lucerne, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
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