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Lucerne Youth Hostel

Am Rootsee | Sedelstrasse 12, 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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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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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
145 helpful votes 145 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
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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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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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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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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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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2010

I Had booked the hotel with my another 5 friends but because of there was no letter headed document from hotel so 3 from india didn't get visa so i came with 2 of my friends. I tried to call the hotel 7 nights ago to change my details but no ans. send an e-mail no reply and when we... More

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Munich, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2010

The walls are unfinished, just raw concrete with a semi painting inside, i had to put my own sheets, ones that look HORRIBLE, bunk beds that woke me up every time i moved while sleeping, one toilet for 12 beds. It is like a prison not a a place where you can actualy pay A LOT OF MONEY to sleep... 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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