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Jailhotel Loewengraben

2.0 of 5 Loewengraben 18, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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    4 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Wollongong, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 1 week ago

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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Eugene, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Northampton, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I booked here for one night of a weekend trip (2 nights booked in a different hotel) The reason for booking was the jail factor which I thought would be interesting. I knew it meant a small room and was fairly basic. However I should have done my research. I did not know it had a nightclub underneath which apparently... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

So I stayed here with top deck- and I really did not like it Wasn't so much the novelty of it - more the bathroom water everywhere, did not get a good shower that night Beds are average- guess they are really replicating the jail theme All and all unless you need really cheap accomodation and don't mind the creepy... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Booked for one night only, thankfully. Terrible check-in process- didn't even have our reservation, then made us come back at 3pm, to be told the room was still being cleaned. We waited about another half an hour and had wet floor. Clean? No. The bed had hairs and dust on it as well as the bed frame covered in dust... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We stayed at this ho, I can't call it a hotel as it was far from it! We stayed at this location as part of a tour group. The room consisted of a bed and a sink, then a cubicle with the shower in it. The pillows were all stained yellow, with one pillow all torn. The bathroom towels had... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

So prior to staying here with my tour group, I read the reviews and was absolutely dreading it. I've stayed in some pretty gross hotels before especially in Italy but this place takes the cake. I don't understand how it can be called a hotel and not a hostel when the rooms are literally cement boxes with a single naked... More 

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Sacramento, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

If you're looking for a ghost encounter, you've come to the right place. Unfortunately for me, I was NOT; nor was half of my tour group. However, one poor woman was pushed out of her bed and felt like she was being smothered by a pillow. Another was freezing cold the entire night while her roommate had her feet grabbed.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I stayed at this hotel/old jail as part of a Contiki trip and had read bad reviews about this hotel, but I liked it. It was clean and a little freaky in the beginning but it was cool to stay in an old jail. The breakfast wasn't great; just cereal and toast. Free wifi in the lobby. The location is... 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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