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Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker

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Chemin des Epinettes 4, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
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Ranked #5 of 48 Hotels in Lausanne
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for two nights as a 50+ woman travelling solo. I had my own room with a shared bathroom. The hotel was clean, quiet and the reception staff were friendly and helpful. Wifi worked great. The location is great - about a 10 minute walk to the lakeshore or town center. I had great views of the lake... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We literally walked down the train station and right to the hotel. The only problem is that we were there during a heat wave so we had to decide between the heat or the noise. There was not any AC or fans so we had to leave the windows open which made for a noisy evening. One night was enough... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

The convenience of this hostel was great. Less than a 10 minute walk from the main train station, and halfway between the old town center and the port of Ouchy along Lake Geneva. I rented my own room and bath, both of which were clean and comfortable. I was also on the top floor and had a great view of... More 

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I was only there only for one night as I needed to take the train to Montreux in the early morning the very next day, but I was very happy and satisfied with the place. As many others have mentioned, considering the fact that accommodation in Switzerland is generally quite expensive, the price I paid for the 4 bedded mixed... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The hostel is beautiful, with views of the mountains and lake, very close to the train station. I'm staying in a 4 bed mixed dorm, which luckily faces away from the train station, so it is quiet. The beds are comfy, and you can have a decent night's sleep, which is always a bonus. It is the cleanest hostel I... More 

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

What a great comment, many thanks! We are so pleased to read that you had a good stay here at Lausanne Guesthouse! Hopefully you will visit us some other time in the future, why not in Summer and enjoy our garden with "open up" roses ;)) Kind regards Anne-Marie & Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I was only there for one night but I was very comfortable and very happy with my accommodation. My room was a double with a private bathroom across the hall. Both were presented very well, tidy and attractive. My room had an incredible view of Lake Geneva, and the location of the guest house was ideal for the train station,... More 

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

Hi, thank you for taking time to write a review and share your experience. We are so pleased to read you had a great time at Lausanne Guesthouse! We are looking forward to welcoming you another time here! Best regards Anne-Marie & Team More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Guesthouse for four nights during a visit to Lausanne. We had a double room with private bath on the fourth floor. Traipsing across the hall to the bath took some practice, but it worked. Location was handy to train station, bus, metro, restaurants and tea shop. The Lausanne Pass we got when we... More 

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

Hello, thanks for your great comment! We are very happy that you had a good stay and enjoyed the time in our hotel! Kind regards, Anne-Marie & Team More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

It's fantastic for me when I stay here. I stay for one night in the Double Room with Private Bathroom. I don't think guesthouse will be great like this place. The room is not small, but not too big. You can see the view of lake Geneva from your balcony. The big bathroom is so clean. Anyway, the floor made... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Located a very short walk from the main train station. View from the window of Lake Geneve which is also a short walk away. The city centre is on the other side of the train line, but also very close. Check in was easy and efficient, no food options. Bathroom was shared with another room. The room was clean and... More 

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

Hello, thanks a lot for your nice comment ! We hope your ankle starts to feel better very soon! Anne-Marie & staff More 

Southern AZ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My mom and I stayed for 3 nights. It felt like a safe place to stay, and it was clean and comfortable. We had a nice view from our window, and the bathroom was across the hall. There is a common kitchen on the first floor. It is very close to the train station. I did not get to do... More 

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