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Jailhotel Loewengraben

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The only reason I stayed here was because it was booked by Contiki tours. It was the most horrible experience we all had! Luckily, I had brought bed bug spray and sprayed our room but slept only a few hours and with lights on. Those who did sleep ended up with bed bug bites. There is nothing quirky about this... More 

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We booked this place on line on the day of arrival. We thought it looked interesting and quirky. It was definitely both of those things! The room we had (there were three of us) contained a bunk bed, and a single bed. Apparently when it was a jail, it was originally designed for 2 cell mates. We were definitely overcrowd!😊... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Had a triple shared room on the 2nd floor. The beds are clean and toilet with showers are basic. The wifi only works if you're near the reception or 1st floor. For some reason the hallways can get a little creepy at night. There is a club downstairs so and it's free entry if you're staying at the hotel.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I was there to stay for a night and going to mountain the next day, and i am just looking for a bed to stay over. The hotel is more like a hostel, a very simple room with basic bed and toilet with shower. No towels or toothbrush or slippers. I was luckily enough to stay there at weekend and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

My husband & I stayed in the Barabas suite, which had a double & twin beds. Even though this was a first floor accommodation (my husband cannot climb stairs easily), In Europe, street level is the ground floor. The first floor is one flight up. The quarters were small, as advertised. The Wi-Fi only reached to the first floor, so... More 

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Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

The idea rose my. curiously , but I should have. R ead more carefully. The room was clean but not Well kept . Needs a fresh paint an improved shower. The beddings were clean . The big problem was the loud party that took place downstairs.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Well, you stay at Jail, what do you expect, right? Assumption: The bed is probably a little more comfortable than what you will get from prison. Truth: Definitely nothing close to your home bed unless you sleep on the ground :) I think as an attraction, it's interesting and worth to be tried out. That being said, if you believe... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Negatives: -We arrived at 11am only to be told that checkin was not till 3pm- which was not the end of the world until we were told there was NO TOILET and we had to wait till our room was ready to use the bathroom. We later found out that there is a toilet on the bottom floor- in the... More 

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Canton of Bern, Switzerland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

First hotel we found arriving around midnight in Luzern so there wasn't much choice. The bed was extremely uncomfortable and partly broken. The sheets were dirty and stank. There were insects running around in the room. And the night was even expensive !!!!

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6 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

So i stayed at this hotel during July 2015. it was horrible experience. Even though its Switzerland, its is hot in summers. and this hotel has got no ac nor fan, not even a window. my room was on 4th floor and it has lo lift ! bathroom is made with by partitioning room and our bathroom door was stuck... More 

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Additional Information about Jailhotel Loewengraben

Address: Loewengraben 18, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
Price Range: $97 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Jailhotel Loewengraben 2*
Number of rooms: 66
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