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Jailhotel Loewengraben

Loewengraben 18, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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Hobart, Australia
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13 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish TripAdvisor gave the option to put a rating of 0. This is what this place deserves, a rating of 0. The fact that they call them selves a hotel is a complete joke and makes a mockery of the hotel industry. Our room was dirty, the bed was stained (some of our group said there were bed bugs,... More 

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Connecticut
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bare bones is pretty accurate to describe this place. In my twin bed room, there was no place to put anything except over my suitcase (no hanging area, no bureau, no shelving) and no place to put the suitcase but on the bed, nothing to sit on other than the bed, no drinking glass (even a cheap paper one), one... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel located at a very strategic area, near to "everywhere" . The only things that they dont provide wifi and no elevator, so we must use stairs . For old people with leg problem its a bit problem. Room itself very small, No AC , Bit scarry for little kids, they imagine many bad people was there..

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

I came here on Contiki and I can see it has a lot of terrible reviews... well I wouldn't go that far, but it definitely wasn't great. The rooms were tiny, you barely had room to put any of your stuff. The top bunk was near impossible to get onto and the bathroom felt like being enclosed in a tiny... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Rooms were as expected very small with basic facility of an en suite toilet. No other furniture except for the bed. Location is little hard to find and one has to walk to the place from the station all the way as it doesnt lie on any public transport route. However, the room was spotlessly clean.

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Halden, Norway
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Pro: The staff is friendly The location is very good Cons: This hotel is not recommended for families. The room was way too small for a family of four. There was a lot of dirt on top of the bathroom. Even old food. The toilet was leaking, so there was toilet water on the floor. There was mold in the... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Came on contiki tour and this was our hotel. The rooms are literally claustrophobic, no window you can open. The doors have a code not a key but the hallway was dark so I had to use my phone's flashlight. It was an absolute horror with blood stains on the sheets and I saw a bed bug. Avoid at all... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

I enjoyed my stay at the Jailhotel, though I don't know that I'd want to stay here for more than a couple of nights. It's definitely for no-frills budget travelers, with the environment resembling a hostel more than a hotel. The rooms are small but serve their purpose, and my room had an ensuite bathroom. The location is good, and... More 

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Halden Municipality, Norway
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

This hotel was terrible for us with two small children. Small rooms and the so called bathroom leaked and smelled badly. We stayed there for three nights and we had to ask for extra toilet paper, new towels and that they should carry out the trash. The breakfast was simple and we also had to ask for things like plates,... More 

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Thank AnnetteCarlsen
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

After reading the views we thought it couldn't be that bad, but it was worse. Unfortunately we stayed on a Saturday as we didn't realise it was interconnected with a huge club. When we checked in the guy told us nothing about the hotel and promoted the club to us, and told us breakfast isn't included when I asked, he... More 

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