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Lucerne Youth Hostel

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd rate this a 3.5 if I could. It's expensive for what you get, but all of Switzerland is expensive and it could be worse. There's a nice free breakfast here which is fantastic, but there is no kitchen and the wifi doesn't work in the rooms (it may work with your laptop, but it'll be slow), and the lounge... More 

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Morocco
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unlike many hostels in Switzerland, there is no transport card included when you get there, and it's about a 20 minute walk from the city centre. Transport in Lucerne is expensive so this was disappointing. There's also no wifi in the rooms. On the positive side, it had massive lockers both inside and outside the rooms and (like all Swiss... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

This is a night that I will never forget. After a long, long nightly walk on the hills of Luzern (the hostel is not very central, although there is a bus that stops very close but it does not travel very often at night), I reached the structure. The personal was very friendly, and I did not have to pay... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Location is not so convenient, though it's not hard to find with the instruction. Staffs were not exactly unfriendly but they offered you the basic introduction only when asked. They didn't initiate to give me maps or point out the bus stops etc till I asked, as for an example, which I think it should be some basic introduction one... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

The Youth Hostel was not bad, but there are probably better places you could stay in Lucerne. The prices are low and the free breakfast is good, but at the expense of being pretty far from the city center. Most importantly, wifi only reaches the common rooms, so if you need it, you have to sit there (where there is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Think it must have been a giant school group in or something because the hostel was packed but the facilities were good. WiFi only in the reception area but helpful staff and comfy beds. Enjoyed my stay here. Quick bus ride in to town and pretty views when the weather is good.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

It's pretty damn good. Short bus ride to center, clean and quiet no complaints really. We received a free Tell pass valid for two days that got us to all the local snow fields for free. This also include all the buses and trains and boats around Lucerne too. So saved us a lot of money. The hotel is a... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

The hostel is situated near the “Dying Lion” - it takes around 20 minutes to walk to there and less than 30 minutes to walk to Lucerne Lake. It only takes 10 minutes to go from city centre by bus followed by a 5 minutes walk. Therefore, it is convenient. I stayed in a 4-bedded dormitory which was spacious enough... More 

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New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

we stayed one night in the youth hostel. there were no wifi in the room. and the lounge was over crowded for wifi access. the breakfast wasn't really up to the mark it was ok. though there are counters for food if you wish to skip the free one and ready to pay, you still get some good options.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

It was a better than expected experience. Better than most of the hostels I have stayed in Europe. Slightly far from the train station but frequent bus connectivity is available. From outside the train station one needs to catch the bus towards "Goplimoosweg" bus stop. Hostel is then a 2 mins walk from there. There is a good spread for... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stroll down the lakeside promenade, admire the splendid guild-houses in the fabulous old town, conquer the surrounding mountain peaks, meet people from all over the world and pop back to the youth hostel now and again for a rest. Lucerne has retained a great deal of the quality of life which makes its guests feel at home. Not for nothing do people go into raptures about its gorgeous location on the lake in the middle of the mountains of central Switzerland! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lucerne Youth Hostel

Address: Sedelstrasse 12 | 6004 Luzern, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
Price Range: $79 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lucerne Youth Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Jugendherberge Luzern Hotel Lucerne
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