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St. Karliquai 12, Lucerne CH-6004, Switzerland
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Hamilton, Ohio
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We spent 2 nights at the Tourist Hotel with a group of friends after completing a Viking River Cruise. We were very pleased with the room, location, complimentary breakfast, and the helpfulness of the staff. We were able to walk to Old Town, across the bridges, to the train station,shopping areas, and many restaurants.The staff, especially Christof, were extremely helpful.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Very clean functional hotel. Great friendly staff. Room was small but well laid out. Very small bathroom but again well laid out. Great little balcony over looking the river. Breakfast had a little for everyone's taste. It is an old hotel but with quite modern rooms. I will stay there again.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

We have stayed in this hotel twice, more recently in Sept 2015. The booking process is simple and efficient, I asked for and got a room looking towards the river and the mountains. We stayed in a larger room on the top of the hotel room 501 which has one double in a separate room with also a small couch... More 

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Located very close to city center, 5 minutes walk. The hotel is old but was renovated lately which cause to some bad paint smell in the rooms. Staff are so kind and helpful. Breakfast is good, though, not so many food choices.

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Thank Udi B
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

Pictures and description are very deceptive. This "hotel" is more like a school dormitory. No amenities at all. No screens on windows, thus, insects enter the room. Not as close to railway station especially with luggage as advertised. No adornment in rooms or halls, just bare walls. Thin blankets and towels. Not worth the price.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We had a nice view in our private room of the river and surrounding mountains. The room was very basic with no ensuite. It's a good 15-20 minute walk from the train station and location isn't bad. You get what you pay for.

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Mesaieed, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Walking distance from the train station.There is a nice path along the old part of town towards the pier.Rooms are ok.Expect A/C but the beds are real comfy. Choose a room with the river view and you wont regret it.

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Location The hotel is 8- 9 minutes away from station by bus. Bus # 9 drops you near the hotel. Distance from stop to hotel is approx. 300 M. The bus stop for other bus routes is another 200 M away. Thus the location is very convenient. Hotel room was neat and clean. We got the room with river side... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Not a bad basic hotel but some things to keep in mind. Even though it's advertised on hostel world it's clearly a hotel and thus I found it difficult to meet people. They did have a dining room and TV area to hang out in but you rarely saw people there outside of breakfast. The location was good a 15... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

The main aspect of the hotel is that it's near around bus stop. There are 2 bridges: The Chapel Bridge and another bridge. Near the hotel there is a restaurant GourmIndia, an Indian Restaurant. The room had only one bulb light, although view was beautiful. A common bathroom was present at the floor, which was very clean and well-maintained. The... More 

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