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Tourist Hotel

Expedia.comUSD 270*
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#26 of 68 Hotels in Lucerne
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 270*
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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2012

We stayed in September with two children (6 & 11). This hotel sits somewhere between a hotel and a hostel and shares the building with a business school which is unusual but didn't cause us any issues. Our rooms appeared to have been recently renovated and were spacious, clean and bright. They overlooked the river and Mt Pilatus and had...

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South Kent, Connecticut
Reviewed 13 October 2012

In a city (and a country) of expensive hotels, the Hotel Touring in Luzern was a comparative bargain. The good-sized double room was clean, simple, comfortable, and modern. There was free wifi, and a very nice breakfast included. The hotel is in walking distance of just about everything in town, but be prepared for some stairs if you are rolling...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 October 2012

This hotel is in a great location in Luzern, a 5 minute walk from the center of town. This hotel is more of a hostel than hotel but that was fine for us as it was rather inexpensive. We stayed in a twin room, which consisted of bunk beds and a sink. The room was much more hostely than portrayed...

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Reviewed 11 September 2012

The position oh the hotel was excellent, very close to city center, yet very quiet. Although we did not have a room with a balcony, it was better for us because the weather was very hot,and the rooms with balconies were in direct sun. Our room was on the back of the hotel, facing the ancient city walls, no sun...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 6 September 2012

mostly caters for students in Hostel type ENVIRONMENT NO POWER FOR LAPTOPS or light at the Desk Room furnishings very shabby with basic net curtains , no carpets Breakfast was adequate I moved out into a much cheaper , more luxurious hotel more central after only 1 night

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2012 via mobile

Jim, the Scotsman we were welcomed by, was excellent. Friendly, helpful and chatty. Very welcoming, and pushed overall review rating up a star. The room itself was small and spartan, although did have the best pillow ever. The first morning was fine but second very noisy indeed. I noted on leaving that the other rooms looked much nicer than ours...

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otterystmary
Reviewed 25 August 2012

The triple room was a double with a bed added so really tiny but adequate for short stay. Nowhere to put clothes. 5th floor fab view of mountains.Lovely helpful reception (?Anton) and free map. Free left luggage, use of computer,fridge in main kitchen and microwave. Close to co-op supermarket and railway station 10min walk.We would recommend. 100CHF/triple

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Boston
Reviewed 23 August 2012

We got a family room as we need space for 4 people and most hotels only allow 3 in a room. The room was over Euro200, but it had a private bath and faced the river which was very pleasant. There was a patio area off our room which was nice but others mentioned it could be in use by...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 8 August 2012

Our family stayed here in mid July. Hotel is within few minutes walking distance to old town and 15 minutes walk from railway station. Staff are friendly. We booked two triple rooms but at last they kindly allocated one triple room and one quadruple room. Rooms seem to be renovated, they are very basic, clean but not spacious. No kettle...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 4 August 2012

I stayed at a single room with shared bathroom on the first floor. The room was small but not tiny and had a dormitory bed, a table and a sink and was clean. It didn't resemble the pictures in the site - looks like a youth hostel and not like an hotel. My window were overlooking a small backyard used...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Tourist Hotel

Address: St.-Karli-Quai 12, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
Price Range: $249 - $365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tourist Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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Tourist Hotel Lucerne
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Lucerne
#17 Romantic Hotel in Lucerne
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“Sound proofing really poor overall”
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erick514, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“Get a room facing the river. Better views.”
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  • Excuse the mess!! Double bed
  • The fancy hotel can be seen in the distance, view from room.
  • Small room, but adequate
  • This fancy hotel was on the other side of the river. Private funicular!
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Alex280546, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“choose the one with river view”
keipinay, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you are actually in the hotel and not next door!”
  • disgracefull flooring
  • Master bedroom
  • Bathroom/toilet
  • Level 4 has rooms with the offices
  • second bedroom
Jaytle, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“It is lovely to get a room with a view on the river!”
398lindid, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
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