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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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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

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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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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Address: Am Rootsee | Sedelstrasse 12, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Jugendherberge Luzern Hotel Lucerne

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