Backpackers Lucerne

Alpenquai 42, Lucerne, Switzerland, Distance from city centre: 6km

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Rating: 76%from 17 reviews

  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 80%Staff
  • 82%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 61%Location
  • 72%Value for money
  • 77%Facilities

Lake Lucerne is just in front of our Hostel.

All rooms have a balcony. Free kitchen facilities (shop close by). Free WLAN access, information boards, kiosk, bar, free table soccer and table tennis, internet station, laundry service, books and games are waiting for you.
All toilets and showers (single showers) are communal.

9 rooms with 4 beds and 19 rooms with 2 beds, 2 rooms with 3 beds. A cosy place for individual travellers, families, small groups and.... for you!

Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast not included
  • Café
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Wifi
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Reading Light
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Booking conditions:


Credit card:
A valid credit card is required as guarantee. Nothing will be charged at this point. You will pay your accommodation on arrival in cash (CHF, Euros, Dollars) or by card (+ CHF 1.-- p. pers. p. night if you pay by creditcard)

No Show:
In case of a 'no show' (if you don't show up without cancellation) we'll charge the reservations rate on your card.

Cancellation policy:
Cancellations and modifications are allowed up to 48 hours prior arrival without any costs.
You can do this anytime online on If you cancel your booking within 48 hours we have to charge the amount of your reservation to your creditcard.

Office houres:
7.30 to 10 am (check out time) and 4 to 10 pm (check in time)
For arriving guest: the office is closed from 10 am to 4 pm -
there is somebody around (groundfloor or 1st floor) - just wait a moment - thanks!

We are looking forward to welcome you in Lucerne!

Show Map
Hide Map

It is a 15 minute walk from the mainstation: leave the station by the main exit, turn right, pass by the congress-center named 'KKL', keep the lake on your left, walk straight along 'Inseliquai', 'Werftestrasse', befor you enter 'Alpenquai', we are the last building on this street just after the restaurant 'Seepark'.

By bus: take bus nr. 6 direction 'Matthof' (or nr. 7 + 8) - leave at bus stop 'Weinbergli' (4th stop from mainstation), cross the street, walk 50 m in the same direction the bus drove and turn left by the 'Skoda-Garage', walk 3 min. straight to the lake, we are last building on your left.

Located Near

Lake of Lucerne, Beach, City of Lucerne, Train-/Boatstation, all interestin sihgts, shops, park-area, by train: 65 min from Zurich-Airport, 50 min from Zurich, 80 min from Basel-Airport, 65 min from Basel, 60 min from Bern

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