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Lausanne Youth Hostel

chemin du Bois-de-Vaux 36 1007 Lausanne-Vidy, Lausanne 1007 Switzerland
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#3 of 12 Specialty lodging in Lausanne
The city of Lausanne stands on a hill and has steep, narrow streets, so strong muscles are required, particularly for the uphill climb to the cathedral, the most important Gothic monument in Switzerland. Window-shop in the bric-a-brac and antique shops or take a breather in one of the numerous bistros and bars, or along the lovely promenade of the former fishing village of Ouchy, in the Musee de la Photographie, which is worth a visit, or at the Swiss Cinematheque (with its picture archive of famous Europeans) or Olympic Museum (the only one in the world).
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Game room
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Breakfast buffet
Special diet menus
Vending machine
Table tennis
Fax / photocopying
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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English, French, Croatian, German and 2 more
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Bechara C wrote a review Dec 2019
Lebanon447 contributions64 helpful votes
The location of the electric plugs is a nightmare in the room. Otherwise everything was fine: the staff, the cleaning, the breakfast, even the location is not bad, it's 5 minutes walk from the bus station.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Sophie Shepherd wrote a review Oct 2019
Greenwich, Connecticut91 contributions27 helpful votes
I'm traveling around Switzerland, staying almost completely just in the Swiss Youth Hostels. This was my first one. It was disappointing, honestly. The staff were kind, and it's super clean, which I appreciate, but it just wasn't a good hostel. I'm at my second Swiss Youth Hostel now, and I can say so far at least that they feel very institutional. It doesn't feel like a place to meet people. The included breakfast was terrible. Canned fruit, bad bread...don't do it unless you really need to avoid the expensive Swiss prices. The bedding wasn't very good. I think it's the same in all the hostels, but in Lausanne it was missing the comforter – it only had the comforter cover, and I was cold all night. Worst of all was the location. It's not close to any restaurants, or anything at all. You have to take a bus and the metro to get to the city center – which isn't super difficult, but it's definitely annoying. I was exhausted my first night and it was pouring rain and I was frustrated that there was nowhere nearby to eat. It's not a bad hostel. It's super clean, which was well-appreciated. But I definitely wouldn't stay again. Definitely not for 41 CHF per night.
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Date of stay: October 2019
Atef R wrote a review May 2019
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The hostel is located far from the city to some extent, but in return the hostel provides free buses to reach the city by free tickets to customers for all transport in the city of Lausanne, also gives discounts to some restaurants within the city and the most important characteristic of this hostel is the dining room where it features Offering a unique and varied buffet in the type of food and drinks as well this hostel is very convenient for those seeking relaxation, relaxation and tranquility
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Date of stay: May 2019
Trip type: Traveled solo
Nina2399 wrote a review Mar 2019
Karlsruhe, Germany334 contributions55 helpful votes
Pros: of course, the main reason to visit this place is the price. If you just need to overnight and leave early in the morning, it's a perfect place for it, even with a nice basic breakfast. You have enough parking spots, separated with a barrier. Wi-Fi is also good, working is not a problem. Nice and young atmosphere, with some activities such pool playing, children area and much more. Cons: we had a double room with our own facilities. Lack of light, no full height mirror, bad sound absorption. Don't expect a lot and be ready for the basics. If you are young and energized, maybe it's a nice place for you to meet new people.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Amanda Wantono wrote a review Mar 2019
35 contributions4 helpful votes
Jeunotel is perfect for solo travellers on budget- clean rooms with everything you need. Transportation is good once you get used to it. Shoutout to Gonzalo/Lorenzo (the kind gentleman from Chile) for all the help.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
$102 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lausanne Youth Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Lausanne Youth Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Vaudoise Aréna (0.7 miles), Espace des Inventions (0.3 miles), and Musee Romain de Lausanne-Vidy (0.07 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Lausanne Youth Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and breakfast buffet.
What food & drink options are available at Lausanne Youth Hostel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Lausanne Youth Hostel?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lausanne Youth Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurant La Poesia, Restaurant du Tennis, and Wok Royal Restaurant.
Does Lausanne Youth Hostel offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Lausanne Youth Hostel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, Italian, Croatian, and Serbian.
Are there any historical sites close to Lausanne Youth Hostel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Cathedrale de Lausanne (1.8 miles), Tour de l'Ale (1.5 miles), and Christ Church Lausanne (1.6 miles).
Is Lausanne Youth Hostel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.