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Lucerne Backpackers Hostel

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  • Excellent34%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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All reviewslaundry servicebed female dormnice common areatrain stationbed roomfree of costswiss passlounge areaan easy minute walka great place to staymain stationexpensive placebeautiful lakestayed for nightsmount pilatussinksbalcony
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

I stayed at this hostel for two nights and it was good - the bedroom, bathroom facilities and kitchen were clean. The hostel owns a couple of car parks which you can rent. I didn't enjoy cooking as there were not many pots and herbs....More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

There was a confusion on check-in about payments, and I said that I would sort it out, as I had not booked direct and was unsure of the process. The person on check-in was fine with that. However, the owner came into my room when...More

Thank DP P
Response from Backpackers-LucerneI, Inhaber at Lucerne Backpackers HostelResponded 30 March 2018

Oh, Debra Pring, after you left the hostel without paying your bill of 4 nights and took profit of a very nice upgrad I am a bit surprised about your rating! The only thing I asked you was to give me the reference-person of the...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018

This hostel is located in a quiet part of town about 10min walk from the center. The place is a little run down with some unusual bedding and not the tidiest of bathrooms and kitchens, but it offered a cheap place to stay for one...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

The hostel is about 15 minutes walk from town center, but along the lake with a nice view, so I enjoyed the walk. Or you can take the bus with the visitor pass. The kitchen is complete and convenient, bathrooms are clean. The bed could...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

I stayed at this place for over a week and loved it! The location is great, it is right next to the lake, a beach and little retro trailer bar is 5 minutes walk away and it is close to the city center. The room...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Price range
US$45 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
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Lucerne Backpackers Hotel Lucerne
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6 April 2015|
Response from Nisel W | Reviewed this property |
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"Just don’t go there."
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"My room had a balcony with a view of the lake and the lovely trees, not sure if all rooms have balconies and..."
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"room with a view of the lucern lake"
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"Get supplies/food at Coop store at train station. Not much immediately within area."
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