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Lucerne Backpackers Hostel

Alpenquai 42, Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As with most travellers here who have spent a night or two have experienced quite bad customer service with a poor attitude, almost like "they've had enough of working there" attitude, especially the elder women. Besides that; private room, bathroom, and atmosphere was good. Met some cool people and the walk to the centre and back was nice!

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really did like this place....until i had to converse with the staff. Well, not all the staff, just one younger lady whose name I can't recall but started with M (brown shorter hair with bangs?). ANYways...this lady was straight RUDE! I dealt with her checking in, checking out, and this one other occasion: With their ridiculous kitchen hours that... More

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Makati, Philippines
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33 reviews 33 reviews
32 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This has got to be one of my most memorable hostel stays. I arrived early evening on my birthday and the female staff on duty (the wonderful Andrea!!!) broke into a cheerful birthday song, gave me a bar of chocolate and treated me to a cold bottle of Luzerner beer afterwards! Geez, you don’t get a much warmer welcome than... More

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Frederick, Maryland, United States
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14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was very helpful giving me a map and pointing out where everything was. There is a grocery store two blocks/4 min walk from the hostel which is convenient. Also there is a nice bar/club with indoor and outdoor areas about a block from the hostel halfway between the hostel and grocery store that was very nice and had mainly... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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30 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 111 CHF/a night for 3 people which is pretty good considering the prices of some other locations. The hostel is situated right on the lake which is beautiful. It is a short but decent 10 minute walk to the station and centre of Lucerne but along the lakefront so not really a problem. Staff were friendly,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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42 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

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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37 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

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
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

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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Address: Alpenquai 42, Lucerne, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 29
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