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The Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 15 Lucerne B&B and Inns
Pretoria, South Africa
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Lovely home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We stayed in the room on the ground floor next to the breakfast room. The bathroom was not en suite but since we paid a good price we didn't mind. The room has a thick door so minimal sound disturbances. Loved the nice floor and ceiling, and free wifi!

I can confirm what the other reviewers said about the good location and friendly staff, as well as the great breakfast!

The garden is perfect for having a light dinner (supermarkets on the way) with ice cold wine after a long day sight-seeing.

Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Victoria
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25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We very much enjoyed our stay here. Situated in a quiet, safe neighbourhood it is very accessible to the old town of Lucerne, either by a 15 minute walk or by bus. Buses were a minute's walk from the B&B and available every 5 minutes, on time to the minute - better and more affordable than taxis. We had the attic room with its own downstairs bathroom and airconditioning - very comfortable. The staff are fantastic - nothing was too much trouble and all spoke fluent English. Breakfast included cereals, yummy bread, meat and cheese. Laundry is available at 15 Swiss francs per load and an iron is available for clients to use. We would recommend it to anyone.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Haifa, Israel
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We spent 8 nights at this B&B as a base to visit the area. This was our first time in Switzerland. The staff was very helpful, gave us a lot of information and made us feel at home from the very beginnining of our stay. Of course it would be nice to have a private bathroom but in the end it was not a big problem as the other guests were nice and quiet people. The location is very good, we were afraid of parking problems since the hotel does not provide parking facilities but we always found a place to park using the local system of free parking limited to an hour since 7 am and unlimited from 7 pm until the morning. By the way we regretted renting a car since it is very expensive and public transportation in Switzerland is so good that you can get around easily without worrying about driving and parking.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Gabriel T
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Texarkana, Texas
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We enjoyed our stay here. The staff was full of information and cheer. The breakfasts were a nice departure from what we normally have. The B&B is located near a bus stop, making it very convenient when wanting transportation. At first the lack of a private bathroom was a bit of a concern. It ended up not being a problem at all. We would be happy to stay here again if given the chance.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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mpls
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41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We stayed for one night as we passed through Lucerne. It was a nice Bnb, with shared bathrooms and the floor. The neighborhood was quiet, and within walking distance of the old town or the town center. Breakfast was very good and the hosts are very accommodating.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Reutte, Austria
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We stayed one night, you have to share the bathroom with two more rooms. The floor is so nosy we could not sleep it was the worst hotel ever, I do not understand why they call it hotel if it is more an Hostal... for students with low budget... terrible! Horrible! They should charge 5 bucks.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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Warsaw, Poland
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106 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

It was our first trip to Lucerne and we had no idea of what to expect. Our first impression was positive. The B&B is a well-kept old house with spacious rooms. Simone was very helpful and gave us quite useful information. We travelled with our little daughter and she was very interesting on climbing up the stairs...so good excersise for us too :) Breakfast is simple but well balanced. There is a TV monitor in the dining room for those who cannot miss what is happening around the world. Actually the day we came, we heared the bells of the church nearby ringing loudly and for a long time...we knew that the new Pope had been elected and then confirmed on TV. The place is very quiet because it is located in a residential area but no far from the main districts.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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Thank JCTroncoso1957
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Property: The Bed and Breakfast
Address: Taubenhausstrasse 34, Lucerne 6005, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 15 B&Bs / Inns in Lucerne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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