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Lucerne Backpackers Hostel

Alpenquai 42, Lucerne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days 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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Melbourne, Australia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
38 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We needed to be in Lucerne for the night. But didn't want to spend a fortune. We also had a car. We got a private room, with shared bathroom (not our usual arrangement) and we found the parking immediately out front to be a real bonus, especially as the overnight hours were free. The man at check in was great... More

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Hong Kong, China
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42 reviews 42 reviews
37 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights in a double room, facing the lake with a balcony. The room is clean and serviced daily. Bathroom and shower shared, both very clean and tidy. There is an elevator for guests staying on second floor. There was a considerable amount of mosquitos when we were around. Keeping balcony door shut, especially during night... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is in a good location, a quiet suburb just 15mins walk from the train station with signposts to direct you. As a solo female traveler I felt the area was safe to walk around in early mornings and in evenings. The reception is only open in the morning and the evening but it's not hard to find someone... More

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Lisse, The Netherlands
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good place for a city trip. It's near to the city and it's located next to the lake with a perfect morning walk through the park. enough Parking spots good base for mountain hiking Wifi in the lobby only.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

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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Chennai, india
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111 reviews 111 reviews
71 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

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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117 reviews 117 reviews
33 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

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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London England
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340 reviews 340 reviews
62 hotel reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

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