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Lucerne Backpackers Hostel

Alpenquai 42, Lucerne, Switzerland
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Upon arrival the staff were friendly and very helpful. There was parking provided outside as we had a car. We stayed in a 4 bed dorm, and it was quit big and comfortable with its own balcony. The hotel is a little bit of a walk to get to the city though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place to stay in Lucerne. I didn't expect it to be so good. My first hostel experience, worthwhile!!! Pros: 1. Great location. Walkable from railway station and in front of the lake. Awesome. 2. Very clean. Good sleeping areas and clean bathrooms. 3. Secure and safe: they give u lockers in your room. So your stuff is always secure.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

- good kitchen facilities, lovely dining area, but limited using time is not that friendly - helpful staff, I asked for super glue for my broken shoes, the staff tried his best to help - elevator to 2nd floor, LIKE!!! - bedroom is clean, 2 showers and 1 toilet are not enough for few rooms backpackers, sometimes I need to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

There is not much to say. All public spaces, including the kitchen, showers, and toilet are cleaned every morning at 10:00. And you can tell. One of the owners is almost always there. And you can tell. It is very quiet and I have never had trouble sleeping or been woken-up due to noise. It is on a dead-end street.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Our family of two adults and two children chose to stay here based on the excellent reviews and it didn't disappoint. Of the 3 weeks we traveled Europe, this was our only hostel stay and it ended up better than expected. The hostel was an easy 15 minute walk with luggage and 10 without from the train station. Our room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Nothing more to say. One of the best hostels I know! Great staff, good and clean facilities. Location is right on the lake side in front of a beautiful park and only 15 min. walk from the train station. A five star hostel!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A pleasant walk from the Luzern train station (go up a pedestrian bridge over piers/docks that may feel a bit removed from the city center), this hostel is super clean, plenty of kitchen space (they have two!), clean showers and bathrooms and to top it off a very nice welcoming staff that provide maps, brochures of the alps nearby (Mt.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This hostel was in an excellent location, right on lake Lucerne. While in the opposite location of the old town, it's only a 15 minute walk to the train station, and ideal if you want to do some hiking. The hostel itself was clean and the facilities were good. Wifi available throughout. Showers are shared but private. Would definitely recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Yes, this hostel is a bit of a ways from the city center, but it's a very pretty and scenic walk, and not a big deal. With luggage? Eh, maybe a bit of a drag, but you can always hop on a bus. Showers and bathrooms are private, which is wonderful. Rooms have balconies with a great view, as well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

well, it is cheap & clean hostel. location is not too far with train station, we took private room and it is comfortable, facilities & rest area also good. Lucerne Backpackers Hostel is a good budget hostel in Lucerne.

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