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Jailhotel Loewengraben

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Loewengraben 18, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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Ranked #52 of 63 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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Timmins, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Nashville, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: super clean I mean spotless!, cool concept, walking distance to anything in town, clean bath and bed, nice staff, good breakfast. cons: if you stay in a cell and not a suite there is no power source for plugging camera or phone...it is an old jail :)

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It was really cool staying in the old Jailhouse. They decorate the hotel really nicely, the rooms are painted all white and has a tiny bathroom. The walkways and entrances are really cool as well. In the hotel there are facts about the old jail and how it used to be. I thought it was really cool staying here. The... More

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dehradun
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17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Hi we stayed here for few hours while coming from jungfrou on the way to titlus it is located near the station in the corner of main shopping area .The rooms were with the feel of a jail having a very small bathroom and a small ventilation we were so tired that we just start snoring in few min as... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Welcome to jailhouse hostel! Hostel accomadation at hotel prices. The rooms are very small and badly put together light fixtures coming off the walls, bathroom glass doors cracked and glass shards all over the floor. Only one staff member had a brain the rest impossible to deal with.

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Sydney, Australia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
25 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Simple, you sleep in an old jail, expect the same comfort a prisoner had back in the day. There is nothing exciting about the rooms, other than it use to be an old jail. However, I must say, I've slept in worse in places when I was in Italy, so don't get to fussy. There is no tv, but let's... More

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Muskegon County, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

It's was a great time. 1st we had a room with a bad odor. We couldn't stomach it. We went down and explained and they gave us a new room. Yes, it's a jail, yes it was tiny. But, it was clean. We had a bunk bed room for three. So really no room. But, we invited our other friends... More

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