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Backpackers Lucerne Reviews

Alpenquai 42, Lucerne, Switzerland

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82%

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780 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 75%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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86%

Nice hostel! I stayed here for 2 nights and didn't find any problem. The location may be bit far from old town but it's a nice walking at the lakeside. The price is acceptable in the overpriced country like Switzerland. Will recommend this.


89%

This was a nice hostel a short walk from the train station. The staff were friendly and helped me to print off my train ticket even though they were very busy. The people in my dorm were lovely. And other guests were nice. Had a good chilled atmosphere. ..people reading talking and playing board games.


97%

Other hostels take note, THIS is the gold standard. Absolutely fantastic facilities, the staff really go out of their way to ensure you have a pleasant stay. Things like having proper showers, a quiet common area, fast internet and free postcards are the little things that make all the difference. Above all, I felt as though this hostel was designed for ADULTS and they certainly treat you like one. Overall it was excellent.


54%

''The office is closed from 10 am to 4 pm" - 6 hours during the day! I can't agree this is very client friendly. The cleaner around will only let you drop your luggage and is not able to provide any information. The staff do not provide any advise as to how to make your stay more enjoyable and convenient. If you want to know how to visit the Titlis or Pilatus, please go to travel information center. If you want to know more about the city transportation, please consult the bus company....


97%

The hostel and staff were lovely. It's very clean and the park with a fake beach where you can swim is in right in front. It's about a 15 minute walk from the trainstation and 20 minutes from old town but it's a lovely walk. Great facilities and comfortable rooms


74%

2007년 스위스여행갔다가 기억이 너무좋아서 이번여행에서도 1박했습니다 중심과 조금 거리가있긴하지만 충분히 도보 가능합니나


74%

Even though it´s infront of a nice park and the lake, maybe it´s a little far from the city center. Staff could be a little more helpful. But it´s one of the cleanest hostels I´ve ever been to. Room is comfortable and with lockers.


66%

Absolutely no atmosphere at this hostel. Good clean rooms with lockers .


74%

The hostel was about 15 minutes away from the train station on foot. It's quite easy to find, especially if you have a map.-you basically walk around the lake. The facilities are good, but the beds are metal and not the best. All in all it's not a bad choice, especially considering how expensive Switzerland is.


74%

Staff does not know how to welcome guests. They don't even acknowledge your presence which I hate so much - isn't Switzerland supposed to have the top schools for hospitality? I know cause I work and breathe this industry. Quite disappointed with that. Otherwise, location is about a 20 minute walk from the station (and further to the city) but quite an easy route at that. Atmosphere is almost nonexistent so if you have been backpacking Europe, this stop will be a tranquil one.


60%

Too many Korean....


74%

Fine spot for a citytrip. It's very near to the city and it's located near the lake with a perfect morning walk through the park.


91%

The staff were very friendly and helpful. I had a good chat with one of the ladies about the ongoing Blue Balls Festival and that pretty much was the highligt of my stay. I stayed in a twin sharing dorm and it was spacious and there was even a balcony to the room. There were sufficient sockets and Wifi connectivity was good! The room was clean and so were the common areas and toilets. Loved this hostel!


86%

Your staff was extremely knowledgable and helpful.


94%

great Location! infront of the house there is a little park and the lake with a beach behind! but still close enough to the city centre to walk there in 10 min. when i stayed here (1 night) it was very calm and quiet :)

  • 20th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Swaziland
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


89%

Backpackers Lucerne was a good deal for the money- especially once we realized how expensive Switzerland is! Our party of two shared a 4 bed room with a couple from New Zealand, and they were fantastic roommates. We never had to wait for the showers, and I only had to wait a few minutes a couple times for the toilet. They have quiet hours posted, and everyone seemed to respect those hours. Located across the street from a public park and beach- this was the place to be, especially on Saturday

  • 19th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Great stay, only a short easy walk to town along the lake. Very comfortable and easy going place. Many thanks and look forward to coming back..definitely recommend you guys!


91%

we booked this hostel because it was the only affordable one in lucerne. it was great! the rooms were nice and the lockers were big. the showers were nice and the kitchen was nice too. all and all a great stay


60%

This hostel was very basic.Its 20 minutes from the city in the industrial area which isn't the nicest. The second night that we stayed, the university hostel in the same building, had a huge party with a band that didnt end until midnight, it was so loud,nobody was able to sleep.This would have been acceptable if the staff had communicated to their paying guests that this would be going on.The office is limited as the office hours are specific and you have to wait until 4pm to speak to somebody.

  • 25th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Africa
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

We had a great sleep there.


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