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Lucerne Youth Hostel

Am Rootsee | Sedelstrasse 12, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had never stayed in a youth hostel before so were unsure what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised. The beds were comfy, the showers and toilets were clean and the breakfast was excellent. If you want a room in Lucerne for a reasonable rate then it's definitely recommended. We booked through the Tourist Information Office and a free bus... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a new(ish) build, modern, clean and spacious youth hostel. Shower Room was clean. Easy book in - desk staff were friendly. Location is very handy also. Done the job - breakfast was excellent. Thanks

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this youth hostel as a family of four as a stopover on our way from the UK to Italy. The accommodation was good and basic and what you would expect from a Youth Hostel. The cleanliness was impeccable (even the shared bathroom), what you would expect from the Swiss. The self service breakfast buffet was plentiful and varied,... More

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pune
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

stayed here for one night in May 2014... you need to take a bus no.from the train station...the bus drops you just near to the place..it took me a couple of minutes to locate this building as it was not visible from the main road.. the staff was freindly..they made an error in our booking.. we had asked for a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We were probably spoilt by the excellent family rooms available in the YHs in St Moritz and Zermatt; by comparison the four bed room in the Luzern YH was very small. It also got very hot in the night and opening the window was a poor option as the road noise was loud enough to make sleep difficult. It took... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

This was a great place to stay for a quick overnight while passing through town. Good chance to meet some other fellow travelers and lots of information about what to do in town. Advanced tip: Lucern was basically shut down on Sundays which caused me to waste a precious day of travel. I should have planned more in advance around... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We booked a twin room in the YHA for a budget weekend in Lucerne and were happy with the stay we had. I would stay there again for a similar trip. The room was clean and tidy although perhaps a little out-dated. The bathroom facilities on the floor were kept clean and we did not have to queue for a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

First of all, this place has decent prices for dorm beds as far as hostels go in Switzerland. However, BE AWARE that the advertised price you're likely to see is NOT the actual price! Not only is there an additional charge imposed by the Swiss government (around 4 CHF?), but even more annoyingly there is another 6 CHF/night/person if you're... More

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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Since Switzerland is not a cheap place at all, this hostel can be one of the cheapest place you can find, with a very good atmosphere, very clean, comfortable, and also, more important well located (you can reach the old town by walking within 10 minutes, or by bus in less than 5 minutes). I recommend.

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Pune, India
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25 hotel reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I stayed at the Luzern youth hostel with family during the Easter weekend. We wanted to travel around Luzern and this was the cheapest according to our research. The hostel is located at a fantastic location in Luzern and easily accesible from the central station by public transportation. The staff is also fantastic and extremely courteous and helpful. The absence... More

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Address: Am Rootsee | Sedelstrasse 12, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Also Known As:
Jugendherberge Luzern Hotel Lucerne

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Stroll down the lakeside promenade, admire the splendid guild-houses in the fabulous old town, conquer the surrounding mountain peaks, meet people from all over the world and pop back to the youth hostel now and again for a rest. Lucerne has retained a great deal of the quality of life which makes its guests feel at home. Not for nothing do people go into raptures about its gorgeous location on the lake in the middle of the mountains of central Switzerland! ... more   less 
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