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Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker

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Chemin des Epinettes 4, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker
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Ranked #5 of 48 Hotels in Lausanne
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
SarahFoo Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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70 reviews 70 reviews
19 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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9 helpful votes 9 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 

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93 reviews 93 reviews
40 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The hotel is a located in an average area but it is a lovely, quite short walk to the lake. It features a great view of the mountains and lake and has a nice little garden underneath. The bedroom was quite basic and the private bathroom for our room was across the hall but they were both comfortable, the bedroom... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Can't believe this is not a hotel as the facilities are of a superior quality. This was by far the best place we stayed at on our trip to switzerland. I will recommend hands down over any hotel in laussane. Its a 2 min walk from the city centre and the view from the rooms is worth the trip all... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This guesthouse was nice, clean and airy. I had a private room with a shared bathroom (only shared with one other room) and everything was clean, the view of the lake was great too. Only a short walk from the train station and you can use the guestcard to get public transport down to the harbour or up to the... More 

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

Hello, Thanks a lot for your nice comments; we were all very pleased to read your kind words about our Guesthouse! Hope to see you again some day! Best regards More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

I was staying in a private room with private toilet with i didnt have much problems with the room. Place was clean. Sound proofing can be better as the place is just next to the train station so it can get really loud. But my...did the male receptionist rub me off the wrong way. He wasnt friendly - and that... More 

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

Dear Guest, I'm really sad to read your comment and would like to express my deepest apologies for the rude treatment you received from one of our colleagues. It was unacceptable for him to speak to you in an impatient way, even if I know this day was very stressful for him. He has been disciplined and will lose his... More 

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