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Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker

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#16 of 46 Hotels in Lausanne
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 2 February 2012

In january I had a trip to north part of Lac Leman. I stayed in whis hotel 3 days. It is really Guesthouse - hause for guest. The place is cosy, it's not typical hotel. You are not a client, you are guest. Moreover service is high standard. I can highly recommend this place. It's tested :)

Thank PawelPL1977
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Stayed in a double room with private bathrooms. All private bathrooms are not "en suite", but are situated directly across the hallway from the room. Rooms are quite big, as are bathrooms. It is a ten minute walk from the train station (exit through back, downhill exit from train tracks and then just follow the signs). While the building backs...

1Thank Rhonda D
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 December 2011

We stayed in the double room with shared bathroom. This was very comfortable for a couple of nights. The internet worked fine - but cost extra. The view from the room onto the lake and French Alps is remarkable. Did not try food or kitchen but looked acceptable. Very close to train station up a small, moderately steep hill.

Thank kgustaf
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2011

A nice place, spotless room and bathroom. I stayed in a 4-bed room with 3 other friends, and we all liked the place. It's a bit of a steep hike from the road, but it's worth the climb! The view from the room is really nice. The receptionist was friendly, gave us all information we needed - also the free...

Thank TiaraW
Reviewed 12 November 2011

Spotlessly clean place. Very handy location if arriving by train. I'd pay extra for a private room next time.

Thank NeilFreshwater
Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 November 2011

The dorm was spotless, the bedding was new. The bathrooms were modern and very clean. The staff were helpful and friendly. The kitchen was the best I have ever seen in a hostel and spotlessly clean our entire sat of 4 days. The wifi was free and worked on the ground floor. A free public transport card on arrival and...

Thank Travel G
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 13 October 2011

The room was plain, but sufficient. Beautiful view! Bathroom was large and clean. The staff was friendly. You get a free public transit card when you stay. There is a kitchen and a BBQ, which was great. Accommodation is quite expensive in Lausanne, so this is probably the best choice for travelers on a budget. I would stay here again.

1Thank Roksta79
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 October 2011

I spent just one night at the Lausanne Guesthouse this past September for 38 Francs for the night, about 41 US Dollars. It's only about a 5 minute walk from the train station which was very convenient. I didn't hear the trains at night but I was in a room that faced the front of the building, not the back...

Thank clm1113
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 5 September 2011

The Lausanne Guesthouse was one of the nicest hostels we've ever stayed in. The room itself was spartan, but the bed was large and comfortable, and our assigned bathroom was only shared by two rooms. The best surprise was the balony that overlooked the city, the lake, and mountains in the distance. A little table and two chairs had been...

2Thank Pamela G
Washington, DC
Reviewed 2 September 2011

Our family of 4 (2 adults and 2 school aged children) stayed in a family room for one night in August 2011. It was a decent experience, and certainly one we will always remember! The hotel is a short walk from the central train station. There is unfortunately a XXX theatre (with movie titles and promos prominently displayed, if you...

2Thank all_for_fun523

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our ambition is to satisfy a demanding clientele with high standards of service, cleanliness and professionalism, offering the best value for money, while insuring the viability and permanence of our business entreprise. At the same time, we try to promote a dynamic and economically attractive image of tourism in the Lausanne region as well as in the rest of Switzerland. Central location (close to the Lausanne Train station). Four-bedded dorms, double / single rooms, garden with BBQ, free kitchen use and more... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker

Address: chemin des Epinettes 4, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Vaud > Lausanne
Price Range: $60 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker 2*
Number of rooms: 80
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“If you want laundry at hostel while you're too busy to go to a laundry place, this is perfect!”
86yk, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Lake-facing side of the hotel - and third or fourth floor to get a view of the Lake Geneva - ask for a balcony”
KimTainio, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have Mountain views so don't worry!”
KD128, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Depends on your budget and how long you plan to stay.”
lesleymcnamara7, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
“4th floor and higher has great views of lake.”
N5653ZXjm, 23 Nov 2015 | Read review
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