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Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker

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Chemin des Epinettes 4, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Affordable and beautiful Guesthouse with brand new refurbished rooms. Shared kitchen with free snacks. Free luggage storage. Friendly service in English. Very close to the central train station, walking distance.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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267 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We were very impressd with the Guesthouse,we booked a double room with a private bathroom opposite.We wanted a location near the train station and this was ideal.The staff were very friendly and helpful and the croissant and nepresso coffee for 3 frances was good value.The beds were comfortable and our bathroom spotless.The only issue to be aware of is the... More 

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Anne-Marie E, Gérant at Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us at Lausanne Guesthouse. We make every effort to ensure your expectations are exceeded and we appreciate you taking the time to share your personal experience ! All the staff wish you a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. Anne-Marie More 

Basel, Switzerland
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25 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

I went there for a couple of days before I found a room to rent in Lausanne. I was very happy with my stay. The place is clean. Everything is easy. The price is fair and the service very friendly and welcoming. You can use the WIFI for free. You even receive a public transport card for free. The advantage... More 

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Anne-Marie E, Manager at Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker, responded to this review

Dear Celine! Thank you very much for your kind words about your recent visit to our Hotel. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us. You're right, you do not chose your roommates (and we cannot know how they'll behave in advance..) but of course, there is a night watchan and an emergency number at your disposal. We... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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285 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

This was one of the nicest, cleanest hostels I've ever stayed in. The bathrooms looked newly redone. The balcony off the room had gorgeous views over the city toward the lake. The location near the train station is super, and there was very little noise despite being near the tracks (rooms face the lake not the tracks). The downside: the... More 

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Thank 274beckyk
Anne-Marie E, Manager at Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your very kind comment. It is a great pleasure to read how much you enjoyed you stay and that we were able to satisfy your needs! Your remark regarding the kitchen is correct, it's not a huge one but usually there at not many people using it at the same time, as most of... More 

Branson, Missouri
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

After 2 months on the road, I checked into the Backpacker Hotel. I unpacked and headed to the laundry room. Two inexpensive washloads later, I had clean attire again! My room on the fourth floor provided a great view of Lake Geneva. I paid a small towel & sheet fee and received fluffy beach size towels. The free public transport... More 

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Anne-Marie E, Manager at Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker, responded to this review

Dear guest! Thank you for your feed back after your recent stay at our Hotel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your room and our facilities! Hope to see you soon again ! More 

Athens, Greece
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

The location of the hostel is very convinient and near the train station of the city... the staff was very helpful answering my questions and giving us directions... the exterior of the bulding was very impressive...

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Anne-Marie E, Manager at Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker, responded to this review

Dear Liana, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad to know, that you liked the hotel and you were also satisfied with our staff! Hope to see you again ! Best regards from Lausanne More 

Noumea, New Caledonia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

The location is very convenient, 5 mins walking distance from the main train station, the team is very professional and helpful, and the guesthouse is kept very clean at all times. Well done to you all !!!

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Thank mhgarrone
Anne-Marie E, Manager at Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Dear Guest, thank you so much for your very kind comment. We are glad to know, that you liked the hotel and you were also satisfied with our staff! . Of course we will pass your compliments on to our reception and cleaningTeams ! Looking forward to your soon return visit. More 

Ithaca, New York
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108 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

This place is very close to the main train station, but room was quiet. Everything was neat and very clean. There is no breakfast and the coffee with croissant option is a really small portion. Overall it is a good option in a very expensive city.

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Anne-Marie E, Manager at Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker, responded to this review

Dear guest! Thank you for posting your feedback after your stay at our Hotel. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our house as well as the view! Regarding the breakfast, many of our guests like to use the free kichen and some others prefer to pay for a quick coffee-croissant...this is why we offer it... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

unique location, unique staff, big room (private with own bathroom)... and whaaaat a view from our room. very fair prices. all very clean and neat. will come again and recommend it to everyone travelling to Lausanne! coffee and croissant offer in the morning is an excellent idea.

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Anne-Marie E, Manager at Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your very kind comment. It is a great pleasure to read how much you enjoyed you stay and that we were able to satisfy your needs! We would be delighted to welcome you back in the not too distant future! Best regards Anne-Marie & team More 

Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The hostel is on a steep hill and has some great views over the lake and mountains if you're high enough in the building. We found the reception staff very helpful, aiding us with the on-site parking and offering to book us a table in a hotel in the centre of Lausanne. Our rooms were clean and decent, and there... More 

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Thank Michael B
Anne-Marie E, Manager at Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your nice feedback after your stay in our Hotel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you soon again. More 

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