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Jailhotel Loewengraben

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Loewengraben 18, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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Ranked #51 of 64 hotels in Lucerne
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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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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is exactly what it says: a jail. The rooms are small as was the bathroom, but that's what you expect when you sign up to stay in a cell! It's a pretty neat place to stay and you can feel the history when you enter it. Positives: hot water, relatively clean, experience of staying in a jail, location,... More

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St. Petersburg
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed this hotel for a number of reasons. I thought the beds were comfortable and the location was perfect. Staying here was just as much a place to stay as an experience. The rooms were very jail-like and different. I enjoyed the jail hotel very much!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with a group of fellow peers while traveling abroad on a school trip. We only stayed in each place for a few nights and we were all on a budget. This hotel was far from luxury, but I had a great experience. Everyone was friendly, and the rooms had all the basic necessities, while still retaining most... More

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Albury, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed her with our contiki group, there was no issues with our room, it was very basic and quite small. The bed was some what comfortable. The free wifi only worked sometimes and only if you were in the lobby. It's in a great part of town close to everything you need.

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Sydney, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here as part of a contiki tour. Room was incredibly cosy for three males and our luggage. The lack of cooling (air conditioning or fan) made both night stay somewhat hard too. Great location, however.

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Lansing, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I stayed at this hotel with Contiki, the hotel was very comfortable but a little creepy. The doors were the old wooden cell doors and the lights on the outside were motion activated. Creppiness aside it was a very comfortable and honestly the best night sleep of my trip. The people down at the desk were very helpful and where... More

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Timmins, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The good: -Such a neat novelty hotel thats used to be a jail that still has the jail style doors and feel to it. -Close to downtown. - Staff is friendly and attentive. The Bad -No elevators so ask for a lower floor -Most room have no mirrors -The bathroom is a small wrap around peice of plastic that doesnt... More

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Chandigarh, India
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Jail hotel is truly a unique experience as you stay in a hotel which was actually a jail till 1999. the doors and corridors give the same experience. but rooms are very very small and no lifts for upper floor. location of hotel is also not very convenient. rooms are costly also.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Let me start off by saying, there are no elevators, pack a day bag and leave your larger bags elsewhere if you can. If you are on Contiki, this is especially important since the bus cannot drive up to the hotel and you have to lug your bags across the city. The bathroom is rather small, but was clean and... More

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Unique hotel,really fun! It's my first time for staying in the jail! Unforgettable moments.. I stayed two nights in this hotel with my friends.. At first i thought it was creepy but we love it! The bathroom is small but it's clean and they provide the amenities.i really enjoy my sleep there

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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*
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