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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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61 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Stayed for one night. I was expecting the reviews to be wrong because we only need to find a place to stay for the night, check out before 6 am. Negatives: Old building, old and very small room, hard mattress, unclean pillow, poor bathroom (I know Switzerland was expensive, but at least you'd expect something if you pay this amount... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Stayed here while visiting Lucerne on a roadtrip around Switzerland. The place itself is old and not so inviting. It is however cheap which is a rarity in Switzerland, location is good and within walking distance of the central area. Cheap and not so cheerful but recommend for a brief stay.

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Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

What the lion lodge does well is that they inform you of all their rules, regulations and extra charges related to your stay. There was plenty of signage about checking in time and where to leave your luggage. What we didn't appreciate was the late 4pm check-in. After a long commute to Lucerne, you don't want to have to sit... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015

This is a relatively cheaper place to spend a couple of nights in Luzern. Our room was pretty small with hardly any amenities but, the bathroom was spacious and had hot water. Quality of sleep was not too good since it's right next to a major road. The lodge has a tiny kitchen with a refrigerator. Wifi was spotty and... More 

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Kulim District, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

There is nothing special for me to explain to you about this hotel,it is just like any other budget hotel.I just like it and quite excited about this hotel is,it has balcony for me to relax and a kitchen for me to cook

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Thank muizrahman
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

I traveled for almost four months through Europe and this was by far the worst hostel experience I ever had. The joke for the rest of the trip was whenever something bad or extremely good happened we'd say "well it's no Lion Lodge". The only staff I saw were sitting in the locked office and the only exchange was of... More 

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Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Not much atmosphere in this hostel. 4pm check in was a bit of an inconvenience but at least you can store your luggage. The staff member that greeted us was a bit rude. The rooms and bathrooms were clean but the shower wasn't overly practical. There was only one powerpoint in our four bed dorm. The kitchen was always wet... More 

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Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

I just stayed at the Lionlodge for 3 days as a solo female traveller and loved it. If you want modern, contemp don't bother but if you're happy with old charm, original and beautiful squeakie floors you'll be happy here. The whole place was cleaned every day, the dorm rooms were spacious and provided lockers and good beds. I don't... More 

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Paris, France
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

I went there with a friend to enjoy a weekend in Lucerne. The place is quite cheap and well located as we reached it in 10 minutes by walk from the train station. The reception oppening hours are quite fine, as you can check in until 10 PM and check out until 10 AM, which is enough if you really... More 

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Reviewed 17 July 2015

Horribly uncomfortable beds. Absolutely disgusting shower/toilet facilities that are not fit for purpose. The kitchen is tiny, smelly and filthy. One of the worst hostels I've ever stayed at. One positive - the hostel is close to the Lion Monument, which was a good way to kill time in the morning while waiting for the front desk to open in... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lion Lodge is right in the centre of Lucerne within walking distance from the train station and main attractions like the nearby Lion Monument. The historic part of town, the famous Chapel Bridge, supermarkets and restaurants are just minutes away.You have a choice between two bed rooms, 4 bed dormitories and a 6 bed dorm with common bathrooms and showers.The hostel also has a self catering kitchen, cozy verandas, a large common area with books and games.We offer economic prices for a comfortable stay. Just perfect for ++CITY HOPPERS++ ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lion Lodge Lucerne

Address: Zuerichstrasse 57, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
Price Range: €58 - €81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“don't plan on their parking space”
 of 5 bubbles johannesv192, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Pick a higher floor to get away from the kitchen smell”
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 of 5 bubbles AltaVolante, 27 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Don't get a room next to the street”
 of 5 bubbles JoSantz, 15 Jul 2015 | Read review
“its a place to sleep, no specials here”
 of 5 bubbles 61ritaw, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Don't get a choice of room or I wasn't told i could choose. They almost all face try street so they are a bit noisy. Bring ear plugs if you don't like noise”
 of 5 bubbles 229erina, 29 Nov 2013 | Read review
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