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Lucerne Backpackers Hostel

Alpenquai 42, Lucerne, Switzerland
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Regina, Canada
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Easy to find and reasonably priced (for switzerland!). It's a bit of a walk from the old town, but not that far. The rooms were nice, everything was clean, and the kitchens were well kitted out. The dining rooms/common rooms were also nicely done up and the staff were very pleasant.

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Adelaide, Australia
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Such a brilliantly run hostel. The cleanliness was excellent and we appreciated the family friendly common room. Yeah, it's a bit of a hike into the old town, but who's complaining? The walk is gorgeous. I would stay there again in a heart beat.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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286 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

This hostel was clean and modern, with two guest kitchens and fabulous views over the lake on private balconies. I loved being able to see the lake everyday! However, the location is a bit far from the old town. Either walk 20 minutes along the lake or take a bus and then walk along a back path to get there.... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

We stayed one night in the 4-bed mixed dorm. Check-in is only available after 4pm but we were able to store our luggage in a common room that they locked during a certain period of time. Wifi is good. Shower & toilet is ok. Kitchen is magnificent! Well equipped utensils. There's free locker in the room. There are books, puzzles... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Lucerne Backpacker, private room, for 3 nights in September 2015. It is a 15-min walk from the railway station along a tranquil park (without luggage) or a 5-min bus ride plus 3-min walk from the bus-stop down a rather quiet but safe alley at night. Bathrooms and sink areas were simple and clean. The... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This is an average hostel in a disappointing city, but its not the fault of the hostel. Lucerne appears to have become very touristy in the past few years. I was very excited to stay in the city and booked 5 nights at the Backpackers Hostel. As a few reviewers have mentioned, the hostel is a bit of a walk... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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61 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

I was lucky enough to be able to book a private room here about two weeks prior to my trip (my previous accommodation plans fell through). I was reluctant to stay here at first being that I'm not used to staying in hostels. But I have to say that my stay here was quite pleasant. Check in was a breeze.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

This is a pretty decent hostel for the price. Toilets were generally clean and there is a really cool longue for guests to hangout. There are also long tables on the second level for guests to use their laptops and charge their phones. One of the kitchens open at noon so we can cook lunch. Staff at the recep were... More 

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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

Upon arrival the staff were friendly and very helpful. There was parking provided outside as we had a car. We stayed in a 4 bed dorm, and it was quit big and comfortable with its own balcony. The hotel is a little bit of a walk to get to the city though.

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Singapore, Singapore
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136 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Excellent place to stay in Lucerne. I didn't expect it to be so good. My first hostel experience, worthwhile!!! Pros: 1. Great location. Walkable from railway station and in front of the lake. Awesome. 2. Very clean. Good sleeping areas and clean bathrooms. 3. Secure and safe: they give u lockers in your room. So your stuff is always secure.... More 

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