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Lucerne Backpackers Hostel

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We walk everywhere, and this was a decent walk from the train. Breakfast isn't included. Those are my only two complaints. We got a free upgrade to a double, friendly reception, clean room with clean bathrooms. Common area and kitchens are kept clean. We had a very nice stay. Just a little off the beaten path, no restaurants/nightlife nearby.

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Lancaster, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Switzerland is an expensive place, so be prepared to spend more than you would on a hostel elsewhere, but you'll still save compared to other places in the area. The rooms are a comfortable size and each bed gets its own outlet and lamp, as well as locker. The hostel has a nice common area and laundry service. Clean, private...

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Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I stayed here for two nights. I arrived early from Lauterbrunnen having booked a couple of weeks in advance. I would not recommend this hostel. Positives (+) - Location: Situated next to the River Rotsee, which is great for a hike. The 18/19 bus stop is two minutes walk away, and the hostel provides a zone 10 travel pass. Only...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We stayed in a 2 persons / one twin (bunkbed) in Sep 2008. We had a pleasant stay in the Backpackers hostel in Lucerne as we had in all the other backpackers across Switzerland. It was a nice 15 - 20 mins walk from the railway station but we didn't mind walking the distance. The room was good enough for...

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Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 28 November 2016

A perfectly suitable hostel that is located close enough to the main area downtown that you could walk easily in 10-15 minutes. One downside to being so close to the water is that there are tonnes of squits (mosquitos) that sneak in your room when you leave the window open at nights. Unfortunately it is also not air conditioned leading...

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Quezon City, Philippines
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Took me 20 minutes to walk from the hostel to the train station/city. It is located near the lake (but it is a big lake). It has a cozy living room and two kitchens. Stayed in a 4-bed female dorm for a night. The mattresses were cozy and comfortable but the bed was squeaky. Hostel facilities were kept clean at...

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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This is definitely one of the better hostels my fiancé and I have stayed in throughout Europe, with comfy beds and decent sized rooms. The hostel is about a 20 minute walk along the lake from the central station. 2 kitchen available to use although we only found out once we arrived you cannot use the stove tops until 12pm...

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Definitely a family hostel!! And by saying this, I mean it is not the kind party hostel that you may find in other important cities in Europe. It´s is clean, very well attended (this is a plus), with clothes washing facilities, good kitchen with cooking ammenities and common areas, so you can have your just prepared meal or hang out...

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Woburn Sands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I had a room on the lake front (not sure if all rooms faced the lake or not) and I love the little balcony that all rooms at the front had. I had breakfast on here every morning. I stayed here for 5 nights on holiday and regularly got trains from the main station so after walking what felt like...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 24 September 2016

It's a nice and clean hostel to stay. There're 2 kitchens for use and you can rent towels at 1franc each. It seemed to be a place popular with Koreans, or rather Switzerland seemed to be really popular with Koreans. Booked a 2 bedded dorm and was rather surprised to have a room to ourselves. The toilets were all kept...

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Additional Information about Lucerne Backpackers Hostel

Address: Alpenquai 42, Lucerne 6005, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
Price Range: $57 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
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“Get supplies/food at Coop store at train station. Not much immediately within area.”
Crickyla-rue, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms come with balconies, so you can't go wrong!”
274beckyk, 25 Nov 2015 | Read review
“It is a hostel. You dont have choice to choose a room.”
Texan_2urist, 6 Nov 2014 | Read review
“If you don't smoke then maybe ask to be on the second floor or not room 10 which mine was.”
ZoombiniTraveler, 31 Aug 2014 | Read review
“A room at the front of the building provides a great view of the park and Lake Lucerne”
ChloeeMaryy, 27 May 2014 | Read review
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