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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
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelling on a European roadtrip, we stopped here for an evening having driven from Calais. We arrived in the morning and were able to leave bags behind the desk and vehicle in the car park. Quick bus from a nearby stop to the city centre, discount on tickets for some local attractions that we weren't expecting, nice and clean rooms,... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we were booking youth hostels fire swiss we assumed that this one word also be walking distance from city centre like geneva or interlaken..but we were in for a surprise ( our mistake though) Its about 15 min bus ride away from city centre, plus 5 min walk. Also depending upon which bus you take its not easy to... More 

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Scarsdale, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

(+) Reasonably decent place for the price; hard to find anything else around the same price (+) Simple breakfast was decent; salami/cheese/bread, good yogurt; basic cereals, juices, milk, good coffee from a machine (+) Pretty clean all around, no problems with shower/toilet availability (-) Location a bit removed from the city center; need to take a bus (10+ minute ride... More 

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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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5 reviews
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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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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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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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