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Lucerne Youth Hostel

Am Rootsee | Sedelstrasse 12, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Great Falls, Montana
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Darlington, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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Sao Paulo, SP
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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240 reviews 240 reviews
22 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 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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Antibes, France
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

I spent there one night together with other 4 friends, on July 2011. As expected, the prices for accomodation in Luzern were very high, so we opted for a youth hostel following the advices of some other friends of ours - "youth hostels in Switzerland are much better than in the rest of the world". And so it was. Sure... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Stayed for 2 nights with 3 young children. Rented a 6 beds room to ourselves. Paid the extra for an empty bed just for privacy. Lockers in the room, so you can lock important stuffs. But we didn't have to do that as we had the whole place for ourselves. There are 1 male and 1 female shower at our... More

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Montpellier, France
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Located in a very beautiful countryside setting, ideal for young groups going on vacation to this most beautiful part of Switzerland. Friendly staff, filling breakfast and decent prices for the budget travellers. The nearest bus point is just 5 mins by walk - and one would enjoy walking in this locale...

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Aurangabad, India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

It is hostel, so do not expect any luxury. The staff here is very co-operative, they help in locating the sight to suit your requirement. Staff does not get tiered to reply your emails... try their best to satisfy your requirements. Rooms are smaller than my expectation, even considering the hostel kind of arrangement. Location is away from station, so... More

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Gurgaon, Ahmedabad
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2010

Good hostel, but a little bit expensive, but yup if you compare with the cost wise to other hotels in Lucerne, its comparable... self service....looks like 3 star property but rooms are little but cozy

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Also Known As:
Jugendherberge Luzern Hotel Lucerne
Jugendherberge Luzern Hotel
Address: Am Rootsee | Sedelstrasse 12, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Lucerne
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 11 Specialty lodging in Lucerne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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