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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Reviewed 10 September 2012

The position oh the hotel was excellent, very close to city center, yet very quiet. Although we did not have a room with a balcony, it was better for us because the weather was very hot,and the rooms with balconies were in direct sun. Our room was on the back of the hotel, facing the ancient city walls, no sun...

1Thank Manuela690
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 6 September 2012

mostly caters for students in Hostel type ENVIRONMENT NO POWER FOR LAPTOPS or light at the Desk Room furnishings very shabby with basic net curtains , no carpets Breakfast was adequate I moved out into a much cheaper , more luxurious hotel more central after only 1 night

1Thank Storming27
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2012 via mobile

Jim, the Scotsman we were welcomed by, was excellent. Friendly, helpful and chatty. Very welcoming, and pushed overall review rating up a star. The room itself was small and spartan, although did have the best pillow ever. The first morning was fine but second very noisy indeed. I noted on leaving that the other rooms looked much nicer than ours...

Thank Topher W
Reviewed 25 August 2012

The triple room was a double with a bed added so really tiny but adequate for short stay. Nowhere to put clothes. 5th floor fab view of mountains.Lovely helpful reception (?Anton) and free map. Free left luggage, use of computer,fridge in main kitchen and microwave. Close to co-op supermarket and railway station 10min walk.We would recommend. 100CHF/triple

1Thank dona45
Reviewed 23 August 2012

We got a family room as we need space for 4 people and most hotels only allow 3 in a room. The room was over Euro200, but it had a private bath and faced the river which was very pleasant. There was a patio area off our room which was nice but others mentioned it could be in use by...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 8 August 2012

Our family stayed here in mid July. Hotel is within few minutes walking distance to old town and 15 minutes walk from railway station. Staff are friendly. We booked two triple rooms but at last they kindly allocated one triple room and one quadruple room. Rooms seem to be renovated, they are very basic, clean but not spacious. No kettle...

1Thank ritali294217
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 4 August 2012

I stayed at a single room with shared bathroom on the first floor. The room was small but not tiny and had a dormitory bed, a table and a sink and was clean. It didn't resemble the pictures in the site - looks like a youth hostel and not like an hotel. My window were overlooking a small backyard used...

3Thank Time P
Reviewed 21 July 2012

I traveled alone and didn't really want to stay with strangers in a hostel, so my teacher who often takes study groups to Europe recommended me this hotel. My room was on the 5th floor, which is cheaper and of course not as good as those downstairs. It is clean and very simple: just a bed and a coffee table...

1Thank Rio Y
Arroyo Grande, California
Reviewed 9 July 2012

We were very surprised that this affordable hotel ( for Lucern ) , was so wonderful ! Our room overlooked the river and the rapids lulled us to sleep at night. We could view Mt. Pilatus ( worth the trip up there ), and the breakfast was included, which was delicious and plentiful. Jim, the Scotsman at the desk ,...

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Washington Dc, District Of Columbia
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Balcony view is great. Hotel is a short walking distance to the "old town" but in a quiet area. Staff was great. The plus.....laundry facility on site!

Thank Donna Lee P

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Tourist Hotel

Address: St.-Karli-Quai 12, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
Price Range: $223 - $378 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tourist Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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Tourist Hotel Lucerne
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#11 Family Hotel in Lucerne
#17 Romantic Hotel in Lucerne
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Get a room facing the river. Better views.”
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  • Excuse the mess!! Double bed
  • The fancy hotel can be seen in the distance, view from room.
  • Small room, but adequate
  • This fancy hotel was on the other side of the river. Private funicular!
  • View from room, looking towards the station
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Alex280546, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“choose the one with river view”
keipinay, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you are actually in the hotel and not next door!”
  • disgracefull flooring
  • Master bedroom
  • Bathroom/toilet
  • Level 4 has rooms with the offices
  • second bedroom
Jaytle, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“It is lovely to get a room with a view on the river!”
398lindid, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Great views, family friendly, walking distance to attractions”
  • View from trolley within 5 min walk!
ashleymI1733EV, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
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