Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker Reviews
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there should be have a desk and a chair in the room, then it will be convenient to any tenant.
I like the hostel, very nice building, very clean and close to railway station. The only problem is the limited time the reception is open. It was closed from 12 to 15 so I couldn't make the chekin and get my transportation card until then (after a long queue)
Really clean place got a bathroom o every 4 dorm . Nice courtyard and very one to station as enough to indicate . Was on railway line but couldn't hear thing a lot night if I was good
Stayed only for overnight so not that much to say, but the place is safe with safety to enter in the main door during the night and also for the dorms. They have lockers as well, with padlocks included (very nice idea). Friendly staff and cleanliness is outstading. The only bad point is there is no AC or fans in the dorms. Because of that, the dorm was a little bit warm even with the window open.
A nice little hostel with a super nice woman running the reception. Beautiful garden area off the kitchen. Not a big issue to me but others might find the following helpful - The lockers are in the hallway with no power outlets. The power outlets in the room are very close together, especially if you have non euro outlet people trying to jam all their adapters on them. The showers are a communal situation. No free coffee!!! A pleasant, short, stay.
Easy to find, helpful staff, room etc. we're fine. Lake view! I appreciated the bargain breakfast in the morning - a rarity in Switzerland!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Just ok. Not worth the money but it's not like there's much option. Kinda difficult to find without GPS because they don't give directions. Only have wifi in the lobby, and 3rd 4th 5th floors. So being on the second floor I got next to nothing in the way of wifi so that sucked. I wouldn't want to stay here again but I'd probably have to because there's not much option. I
for this price, a towel should not cost extra
Awesome place! Had a free transport card from the reception! The reception is not open 24/7 though. Excellent location!
By far the cleanest hostel that I've ever stayed in. Bathrooms and bedrooms were spotless. Modern, clean and comfortable. The location a short 5 minute walk from the station makes it a handy departure point although the area surrounding is not the most charming. All rooms have a view across the lake towards the Alps but ask for a room on the upper floor to get the best view. I would definitely come back here.
Generally this hostel is good :) It's located right next to the Lausanne train station and metro station, so it's easy to go to many sightseeing points in Lausanne. I will recommend my friends to go here for a stay !
Excellent location and facilities. The free bus/metro pass is also very useful.
Was nice and clean. There's not really a place to store your stuff securely in the room, but they do give you a locker which is secure and big enough for a backpack. The wifi works good and the staff was very nice and helpful.
Nice, quiet, and respectful guests. The bathrooms were very clean and the kitchen was well equipped. I will stay here again, if I go back to Lausanne!
I didn't like that I couldn't lock my bags up when I left them there for the day, and it's a bit of a hike up a hill, but the hostel itself was FANTASTIC. Easy to see from the train station. Great atmosphere, very clean, bright, amazing views of the mountains, and a nice large common area for eating and hanging out. Super friendly staff.
Lovely place, friendly staff, very secure and fab location for getting around and about in the city. Yes, it's right next to the train tracks but it wasn't disturbing at all. Only minor negative was the bed sheets: the duvet covers don't cover the duvet (it was just a sheet), so I- and the other people in my dorm so I don't think I was being dumb!- spent the night in an exposed duvet. I thought that was a bit shabby for an otherwise impeccably clean place.
As will be clear from the answers above, the hostel is very clean and well maintained, staff is friendly and the location is great. It would be nice to have somewhat more furniture inside the dorms, such as a little shelf to put your phone, book or valuables on during the night and a little cabinet to store stuff out of your backpack.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Staff is very friendly and the location is the best possible
Right next to the train station and with the travel card provided at check in the metro as well, which gives you access to most of Lausanne quickly. Great Kitchen and lounge. Staff were fantastic and always helpful.