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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When I walked in the room, I noticed that someone wrote 'bedbugs' all over the wall, that got me worried so checked the mattress and saw all the signs of bedbugs (bloodstains etc) and saw it live and moving! on top of it the sheets looked like it was never changed for months. I asked for a different room and... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you have another option to stay, stay there. Although this is very kitsch the experience is nothing to write home about. No plugs or wifi n the guestrooms. The shower stalls are covered in mildew and mold and you should expect to have at least an inch of water at the bottom of the shower.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

1. No lift and 3 floors. 2. No charging points in bedrooms. 3. No heating or cooling in bedrooms. 4. Poor lighting in rooms and passageways - did not feel safe alone on 3rd floor. 4. Shower blocked and would not drain. 5. Hair in basin. 6. Graffiti in room under bunk bed and on wall. 7. Blood on walls.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good value for Switzerland, rooms are slightly small. Have en suite bathroom with toilet and shower. Towels and soap and bath gel provided. Good central location. Free wifi only accessibly on ground floor, and mobile data reception very poor, naturally due to nature of building, i.e.very thick walls.

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here on Contiki's European Discovery in August 2016. This place is truly atrocious, which is interesting because they've redone the lobby to make is seem nice. Some people in our group had dirty sheets and when they asked for new sheets they were told by the front desk that they didn't have any more sheets. Clean sheets at... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Instead of keys to the rooms the doors have code entry. We were given a slip of paper with our room number and code on. Shortly after entering our room, we heard the code being entered and the door opened- and there was a guy standing there demanding that we leave the room as it was his!! The hotel moved... More 

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Mannum, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to locate in the Old City of Lucerne. The room was clean and tidy, beds comfortable but a very austere setting to remind you, that this was once a jail as recently as 1998. It certainly has created an atmosphere at a cheap price. Breakfast choice was value for money. WIFI only on the ground floor, free

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy bed bugs and zero air conditioning then this hotel is for you. The food is basic and the bathrooms are like ikea cupboards that you wear shoes in. Located conveniently in a town where beauty is everywhere you look. Disappointing to have bed bugs to say the least. Otherwise I'd say this is a good hotel for... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Loud, dirty, ugly, uncomfortable. There was one guy on our floor who was drunk and high and was yelling all night long. Glasses dirty at breakfast. Ugh, just avoid it. you are one street away from nice places, but the hotel is located in ugliest street in Lucern.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for one night. We got a double room which wasn't big but that wasn't a problem for us. The bathroom is a box in the middle of the room and its ceiling is "transparent" but not clean,you can see the dust trough it. The shower curtains were disgusting with moist over them. There's small curtains on the... More 

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Additional Information about Jailhotel Loewengraben

Address: Loewengraben 18, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
Price Range: $75 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Jailhotel Loewengraben 2*
Number of rooms: 66
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Jailhotel Loewengraben Lucerne
Jailhotel Loewengraben Hotel Lucerne
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