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Jailhotel Loewengraben

2.0 of 5 Loewengraben 18, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the worst place I've ever stayed at. And for the price it's a joke! The experience of staying in a jail isn't even worth it. No wifi, no heaters, terrible beds, the room smelt too. Good was also cold at dinner time. And the music insanely loud at the club. Very disappointing.

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Adelaide, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This would be a great jail experience hotel if you could actually use the rooms. The rooms are tiny and dirty and don't even think about trying to sleep. I understand it's a jail experience but for the amount of money you pay I would rather stay in a hostel

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Prague, Czech Republic
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Don’t go to this hostel if you wish to sleep, between 1am and 8am you’ll have little chances to do so: there’s a club on the ground floor and the party expands to hostel’s corridors where clubbers have their loud conversations, fights, etc. There are gaps around room’s doors to make sure guests get everything in the original volume (plus... More 

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Miami, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This hotel has a great location, but terrible rooms, I understand its suppose to be a jail hotel, but at least make the things useable in the room, no outlet except near the door, no wifi, and the bed was falling apart. Def would not go back.

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Montaione, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Excellent experience if you want to try how is spending one night in Jail, that's all. The cells are very small. and the structure is very close to the original use of the building. Apart of that the solution was the cheapest in a town which can not offer many hotel options.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Stayed here in late November of 2014 and really liked it. Definitely quiet and the off season, but I got the "most wanted single room" and it was quite nice. It also had two beds so maybe can also be a double? I booked whatever was cheapest which turned out to be a single. Nice style, cool feel in the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Stayed 2 nights as part of a Contiki tour. Another Contiki group were there as well. Issues with the booking, rooms had been booked and double checked, twin share rooms became a double so people were forced to share a bed. Free dinner was given on the second night to make up for it, which was appreciated since dinner out... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I could not find a redeeming quality about my room. I can deal with a bit of bathroom mould in the grout (which there was plenty of), but I shouldn't have to clean black mould off the shower head to prevent being showered in mould. The bed was terrible (I had a saw back when I got up in the... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Stayed for one night hotel is right in middle of one of the most stunning cities in the world clearly advertises that the hotel is an old jail so nothing to complain about there really is just a glorified backpackers bed was ok reception good the only real complaint was noisy people in corridors in the early hours of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

the room was so small it made us laugh, it really was a cell. It worked just fine but one really big annoyance is the late night noise from the party goers downstairs. I had to get out of bed and go down in the street to tell them to knock it off...3 in the morning and they are talking... More 

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Address: Loewengraben 18, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Jailhotel Loewengraben 2*
Number of rooms: 66
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Jailhotel Loewengraben Lucerne
Jailhotel Loewengraben Hotel Lucerne

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