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Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 29 June 2012

I stayed here for a few days and I really enjoyed it! It is one of the cheapest options in Lausanne...still costly, by hostel standards, but cheap by Swiss standards. So, for those on a budget, this is an excellent place to stay. The location is really handy. Very close to the train station. It is a good 30 minute...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2012

THe place was spotlessly clean and efficiently run. Very handy for the station but somewhat stuck in no man's land as far as the town was concerned. Requiring an early night, I had the 4 bed dormitory to myself until just after midnight when, over the course of the next hour and a half, the other 3 occupants arrived and...

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Reviewed 25 June 2012

The place is very clean and had a good feel. It is close to the train line so there is a little noise, but not too bad. Upside is that it is very convinient to the train station. There is also a great Italian resturant nearby.

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Easter Island, Chile
Reviewed 20 June 2012

Located just few blocks from the main station was an unexpected great discover in Lausanne. The dorms are clean and you have modern clean and big common bathrooms. The common areas are beautiful and with nice ligth and funtional decoration. Very friendly stuff. Computer availables for gurests, you need coins for used it. Nice garden , kitchen and dinner room.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 27 April 2012

We were very pleased with our accommodation in the Lausanne Guesthouse. Our arrival time was delayed significantly due to a rail strike in Italy, and the staff were most helpful in making arrangements for a late check in. The hostel is very close to the train station - less than 5 minutes walk - and is well signposted. Reception and...

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bristol
Reviewed 26 April 2012

it's 5 mins from the railway, the rooms are really good, modern and clean and everything else in lausanne will cost you a kings ransom! the only downside could be that light sleepers may struggle being so close to the railway line, but being one myself i drifted in and out of sleep happily enough. what you really need to...

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NJ
Reviewed 20 April 2012

Staff is friendly and helpful. It's easy to meet people staying while here. You get a free pass for the bus system. If you are in town to visit the great Leu Family Iron street shop, this is the the most affordable place to stay.

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New Zealand
Reviewed 11 April 2012

Really lovely guest house, close to train station. Rooms were clean, bright and airy, beautiful balcony and comfy beds. Bathrooms (shared) spotless and new. Kitchen facilities, games room, computers and a nice outdoor area.Luggage room available and there was also a laundry room (which I didn't use). Highly recommend!

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 2 February 2012

In january I had a trip to north part of Lac Leman. I stayed in whis hotel 3 days. It is really Guesthouse - hause for guest. The place is cosy, it's not typical hotel. You are not a client, you are guest. Moreover service is high standard. I can highly recommend this place. It's tested :)

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Stayed in a double room with private bathrooms. All private bathrooms are not "en suite", but are situated directly across the hallway from the room. Rooms are quite big, as are bathrooms. It is a ten minute walk from the train station (exit through back, downhill exit from train tracks and then just follow the signs). While the building backs...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our ambition is to satisfy a demanding clientele with high standards of service, cleanliness and professionalism, offering the best value for money, while insuring the viability and permanence of our business entreprise. At the same time, we try to promote a dynamic and economically attractive image of tourism in the Lausanne region as well as in the rest of Switzerland. Central location (close to the Lausanne Train station). Four-bedded dorms, double / single rooms, garden with BBQ, free kitchen use and more... ... more   less 

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Address: chemin des Epinettes 4, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Vaud > Lausanne
Price Range: €39 - €140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker 2*
Number of rooms: 80
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