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Hotel Alpha

#32 of 68 Hotels in Lucerne
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Read the many reviews for this property before booking and came away very impressed during my stay. The Hotel Alpha is a short walk away from the main train station and within an easy distance to many important sites. I also enjoyed the ability to walk to most restaurants with the weather being perfect. The shared bathroom/shower was never busy...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Quickly booked this hotel for a night, taking the risk for not searching long .... and was positively surprised; it is ideally located, has everything you need, it is clean, friendly and intelligently organised. I did however not get a parking place, because I had not thought of reserving one ... The hotel has by the way internet and you...

Thank eila-ww
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I was staying in Lucerne for 1 night after visiting RIgi & Pilatus. This hotel is great value for money in expensive Lucerne. It is located within 15minutes walk from Lucerne bahnhof. A buffet breakfast is included with the room rate. Rooms are spacious & in the contemporary style. The bathroom & shower room are outside the room & clean....

Thank taysiewhua
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Fair quality for its price. 10 to 15 minutes walk from the main train station, close to most of the popular tourist spots. Room is clean with shared bathroom outside. Good enough if you are trouble on budget.

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is in a good location to the train station. The breakfast was excellent. It would have been nice to have a private bathroom but the facilities were clean. Lucerne is a beautiful city and this hotel allows you explore by foot or is close to city transport. The hotel staff were responsive and check in was easy.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

An easy walk from the station and old town. We did have a shared shower/bath. But before you say "No" was pleased and surprised at the privacy, cleanliness, and space of the modern accommodations even though they were across the hall. We had a sink and towels in our room. For the price it was wonderful, not fancy but so...

Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We tried the shared bathroom for the first time ever... we were pleasantly surprised at how clean and neat everything was. It was only a few steps from our room, and was never occupied by anyone else during our stay. We had a basin and towels in our room, which was perfect. Breakfast was great. They had a wide variety...

Thank Kristin S
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stayed at Alpha for 3 nights in a double room with bathroom. I was (unpleasantly) surprised at how basic the room was. Literally a double bed (which was incredibly uncomfortable and hard with next to nothing pillows), side tables which I would have dumped years ago and a square table and chair. The bathroom was a good size but...

1Thank lozboz14
Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We were stunned at the prices to stay in Lucerne, and then found Hotel Alpha. Our room was comfortable, very basic with a bath and toilet, yet still affordable. Breakfast with just fine. The location was an easy walk to old town, restaurants and other attractions. The hotel is in a safe, quiet location. We noticed that most bicycles left...

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Tamworth, Australia
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I was a little apprehensive about staying in this hotel due to the shared bathrooms. Our room had a basin. The shared bathrooms were spotlessly clean and always available when needed. Breakfast was good and the mood in the room was dependant upon the staff member attending. The first morning the staff member was noisy, rushing and appeared to be...

Thank Carolyn B

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Hotel Alpha

Address: Zaehringerstrasse 24, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
Price Range: $165 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Alpha 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Alpha Hotel Lucerne
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Lucerne
#17 Family Hotel in Lucerne
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“think of reserving a parking plce if you need it”
eila-ww, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Shared bathrooms are neat and clean”
, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“email direct to hotel for best rate”
yosemiterisk, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“in summer the street facing rooms will be best, because late afternoons can be rather hot without aircon.”
danielvdm, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get a room not facing the school, but might not get a private bath”
D2221PFsarahd, 27 May 2016 | Read review
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