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Jailhotel Loewengraben

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
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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11 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed here as part of a contiki tour, not the best place I've stayed. The wifi only worked in the reception so everyone would crowd around and then it was ridiculously slow.. The room seemed uncleaned and the sheets felt dirty. My pillow smelt like sweat.. The food provided by the staff was average, chicken and rice.. Only good aspect... More 

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Del Mar, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Reasonable price, clean room with unique combo lock opening so the Jail feeling was truly the drivibg factor in this property. Stayed with a friend while on tour. I would recommend as novelty for younger tourists looking for an inexpensive unique one night stay in a clean jail.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, don't bring heavy luggage because you'll have a tough time lugging it up several stories of stairs. I was on the 3rd floor, each floor has 2 flights of stairs that contain at least 15 steps each flight. WiFi is iffy, sometimes it works sometimes it's nonexistent. It was extremely cold and there weren't any pillows. The rooms... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stayed 1 night to have the experience of sleep in an antique jail; the hotel presserv all the atmosphere of the jail, and is really great and fun, even a creapy lights when you walk throug the hotel. We read at the comments about the noise of the street at night and was true, we stayed at friday night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We stayed on a Friday night on the second floor. Great fun, very unique and interesting. Clean, mattresses were very comfortable and shower was great. Room was a nice temperature too. A great fun experience for our first night here. The Soul Chicken place was great across the road too. Really funny to see some of the other reviews (too... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

It was certainly interesting staying in an old jail, but as a hotel it left a lot to be desired. The rooms were heated, but it was only really warm right next to the heaters which were above the beds. There was no wifi, so for travellers wanting to stay connected that's a downside, but really that didn't bother me... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

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 January 29, 2015

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 January 27, 2015

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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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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