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Youth Hostel Luzern, Lucerne

2-star2 stars
Sedelstrasse 12Am Rotsee, Lucerne6004Switzerland

Hostel with restaurant, near Loewenplatz
  • Free WiFi in lobby
Tasty breakfast
Fantastic service
Location is ok
Complaints about WiFi
33See all 33 reviews
From 93 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Youth Hostel Luzern, Lucerne

from $40
  • Standard Single Room, Private Bathroom
  • Standard Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Twin Room, Private Bathroom
  • Standard Triple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Room, Shared Bathroom (Sextuple)
  • Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (1 bed in 4 bed dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (1 bed in 6 bed dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (1 bed in 20 bed male dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (1 bed in 20 bed female dorm)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 45 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open during the following times:
  • Monday - Sunday: 7 AM - 10 AM
  • Monday - Sunday: 3 PM - midnight

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Self parking *

Other information

  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals on site
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Freshen up
  • Shower only

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant serves dinner only. Open daily.

Youth Hostel Luzern, Lucerne’s small print

Also known as

  • Youth Hostel Luzern Lucerne
  • Youth Luzern Lucerne
  • Youth Luzern
  • Jugendherberge Luzern Hotel Lucerne


The total amount of stay includes a Youth Hostel Membership per day. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Children younger than age 7 may not stay in dormitories. Children age 2 and younger stay free of charge in private rooms using existing bedding. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 2.80 per person, per night

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Self parking costs CHF 7.00 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CHF 10 for adults and CHF 10 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Youth Hostel Luzern, Lucerne


  • Loewenplatz - 19 min walk
  • Lucerne Town Hall - 21 min walk
  • Chapel Bridge - 23 min walk
  • Musegg Wall - 17 min walk
  • Lion Monument - 17 min walk
  • Glacier Garden - 18 min walk
  • Bourbaki Panorama - 18 min walk
  • Mill Bridge - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Zurich (ZRH) - 45 min drive
  • Lucerne Station - 27 min walk
  • Werftestrasse Luzern Station - 11 min drive
  • Hergiswil Station - 14 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Good 7.2 From 33 reviews

Youth Hostel Luzern, Lucerne
Very Good8.0
Great hostel!
This is a hostel not a 5-star hotel. With that said, I had an amazing time staying in the female dormitory (which happened to be empty during the time I was there! - end of October). The front desk employees were very helpful and informative. I got to rent a bike with a helmet and it wasn't too expensive. They let you rent for a half a day or a full day. Since Uber doesn't operate in Lucerne, the front end girl helped me book a taxi back to Zurich airport and got me a good rate. Breakfast was great. Nothing special just an open buffet continental breakfast which is cool. You'll notice that people check in to this hostel with different ages (even families came with kids!)
Nadeen, us3 night trip
Youth Hostel Luzern, Lucerne
Very Good8.0
Good value for budget stay
Hostel is clean and but a bit far from bus stop to city center. The walk to bus stop with luggage or late night is not really pleasant. or hostel should also indicate the booking bed room is mixed or one gender so one is not surprised by another person opening the door late after 10pm.
A Traveler, us2 night trip
Youth Hostel Luzern, Lucerne
Had got a free upgrade and the service was very good and the cleanliness is good and i had a good experience.
Anwesh, in2 night trip
Youth Hostel Luzern, Lucerne
Personal is RUDE
Personal is RUDE! Far from city center. 20-bed dorm ...
Vasyl, ie2 night trip
Youth Hostel Luzern, Lucerne
Outside the city hostel
My stay was fine. The hostel is located quite a ways out if the city so to go into town and back is quite costly.
A Traveler, ca2 night trip

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Youth Hostel Luzern, Lucerne

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