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Lucerne Youth Hostel

Sedelstrasse 12 | 6004 Luzern, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bangalore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Highly conjusted rooms and certainly one of the badly maintained hostels. YHI management needs to urgently look into this and revive the hostel. The bath rooms stink. Not having an elevator in any hostel is certainly not acceptable by Swiss standards.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We arrived late - around 10:30pm but had informed in advanced so no problem for reception. Rooms, showers were clean. Fresh bedsheets, pillow covers, duvets provided Had a ground floor room - just outside long window - had a beautiful garden Atmosphere was good and breakfast as well ...lounge area is good for hangout.. From Luzern Bahnof ( central rail... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The hostel was clean, warm and spacious, but had a couple of little annoyances. It's 15-20mins into the centre of town on foot, but the walk is really nice through the town and down to the lake. The breakfast provided is good with a selection of cereals, breads, spreads and warm drinks, however breakfast finishes at 9:30am sharp so if... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

While the hostel may be a little far out of town, the warmth of the hospitality is well worth the distance. The chef serves some absolutely fantastic food, provides cold beers and interesting conversation - a real hero! The rooms are clean and warm. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The accommodation at this hostel is ok, but is a good 30min into town at least by foot. It is a lot easier walking into the town than it is walking back. Buses were relatively expensive, being Switzerland so we tried to walk as much as possible. There were a lot of large family groups staying at the hostel using... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Any kind of accommodation in Switzerland can be very expensive, so when we found out the price of this hostel we were expecting quality of the place to maybe be lacking. Not so - the hostel is in a good location just outside of the main town centre of Luzern (20 minute walk roughly) and is easy to drive to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

As hotel name say, this hotel is OK for "young adult" to stay for couple of days, but definitely not a place for family with toddlers.The rooms is very narrow without any breathing space. There is no place to keep any of your stuff like luggage. Though there are lockers outside the room, it doesn't fit for your luggage. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

This hostel is a 15 minute bus ride from the lucern train station via bus 18. E rooms are a little tired but they still have plenty of space and you aren't sleeping on top of each other. The included breakfast is great and has all the necessities but is only cold food. I would stay here again!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The Lucerne Youth Hostel is located about 20 minutes walk from the city centre, but with a variety of bus links in the vicinity if you don't fancy the stroll. The reception area is good, with tourist information, wifi and some seating, a small TV area and a kids room. We stayed for a few nights in one of the... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Switzerland as a country is simply awesome and staying in this hostel just adds to the great experience I had in there. The room is clean and good.The shower and toilet room even though shared is surprisingly well maintained and clean. Location is quite far from the city center but the transportation system in Lucerne is good so it is... More 

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