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Jailhotel Loewengraben

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   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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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a former jail, room's are ok, but I felt a little claustrophobic - probably more-so because of the psychology of thinking it was a former jail and wondered went on there. I double-checked the outside heavy bolts on the door and they were all welded in place, so no chance of someone locking you in your room (paranoid!) Probably... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is really a win-win or win-lose hotel depending on the person staying. Got to stay in this hotel with my twin sister during our Contiki tour. Although it's frightening considering the horrors that probably happened here in the last, the place was pretty much an okay place really

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Victoria, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here as a part of the top Deck tour. It's exactly what you expect. Service was terrible, towels were ragged and dirty. If you stay here make sure you stay on the ground floor which were actually warden suites and directors offices. Anything above the first floor is actually prison cells and its definitely creepy.. Best thing to... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here over the Easter break and absolutely loved it! Our room was on the second floor right at the end of the corridor so we didn't experience any noise from the road as other people have. The rooms were small yes, but it's a prison that's been converted into a hotel - these are prison cells at the... More

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Dartmouth, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night.. and that was plenty. The novelty wore off very quickly.. Went to use the wifi and had to listen to the front end attendant drop the 'F' bomb about 20 times ( and he was well aware there were guests in the room). We were on the 3rd floor (walkup, no elevator, but no biggie), had window... More

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Porto
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

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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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

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
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4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

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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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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Jailhotel Loewengraben Lucerne
Jailhotel Loewengraben Hotel Lucerne

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