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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2012

Stayed here for one night as part of Topdeck tour. Room very small with no room to sides of double bed. No curtains on window. Walls not painted and very dirty. Floors looked like they had never been cleaned either. Shower and toilet okay. In the morning found 4 bedbugs in our bed. The idea of staying in a prison...

2Thank MartyMerman
Reviewed 18 September 2012

Great for a back packer, terrible for business. Internet not working, no tv, but then again. This is jail! Location great, reasonably priced, for luzern! Breakfast was sparse. Enjoy your time in jail.

1Thank Wazzabk
Reviewed 18 September 2012

Stayed with friends one night at the Jailhotel in Lucerne via a 'Dein Deal'. Well situated in the old town near the river. We reserved 1 double & 1 twin room 'Most Wanted'. Modern entrance straight into the prison world... they kept it pretty authentic!! Rooms are very simple (as it would be in a prison) and quite small, window...

Thank Memphis56
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 26 August 2012

I booked this hotel for two nights 03 Aug and 04 Aug 2012. This hotel is horrible. They don’t have fan for the summer and no heating for the winter. They even not bother to clean you room (mine was not got cleaned in two days). Not value of money. Choose some other hotel and never come here. Rooms are...

Thank DeepakGrg
Burnaby, Canada
Reviewed 21 August 2012

The novelty of staying in a former jails wears off about 5 minutes after arrival. This place is interesting to look at but is not somewhere you want to stay. Most rooms are tiny (with the exceptions of some of the suites), the "free wifi" doesn't work, there were bedbugs, the linens were unsatisfactory and anyone who struggles with claustraphobia...

Thank rexy_937
Reviewed 19 August 2012

The worst terrible nightmare that no one expects when some one is in swiss. Just imagine a hotel without ac, plug points, wifi , tv etc. It is dark, eerie, scary, yakky hotel in the middle of the town.

Thank VarunaRepaka
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 August 2012

Luckily I stayed here for only two nights. From the moment you walk in you can smell a stench, you walk into your room and it only gets worse. The floors looked like they havn't been swept/moped in years, the beds are miniature and mattresses paper thin, the room was initially made to hold 1 female prisoner however they managed...

Thank Angela T
Reviewed 13 August 2012

When I advised the Swiss Tourist board of this hotel they said they have had many complaints about it, this says it all !!!! READ ON 1/ Our rooms, yes room we had to change room at 1 in the morning because I was infested with bedbug bites. These were so bad that I took photos, yes we have evidence....

Thank Mark_Little2
Ulysses, Kansas
Reviewed 12 August 2012

that says it all. unless you like to spend time in concrete boxes with zero amenities, unfriendly staff, and the feeling of being in a jail avoid this hotel all all costs. We staye dhere with a tour group and seriously debated even sleeping outside. The floors were filthy, the food was terrible. The rooms were tiny, the water temperature...

2Thank j3st3r999
Reviewed 9 August 2012

This is the worst hotel I have ever stayed at. The rooms are tiny and bug were on my bed. Codes were used to open the door, and I was afraid that the shady workers would come in my room because they had access to all the codes. No elevator and the stairs are steep and dark. The food is...

Thank JoAnn C

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Additional Information about Jailhotel Loewengraben

Address: Loewengraben 18, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Lucerne
Price Range: ₹ 3,901 - ₹ 27,306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Jailhotel Loewengraben 2*
Number of rooms: 66
Also Known As:
Jailhotel Loewengraben Lucerne
Jailhotel Loewengraben Hotel Lucerne
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“It was what it was, a prison. Some of the rooms were bigger.”
  • simple room, clean and warm
  • Corridor to rooms
 of 5 bubbles AnnaRomford, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms don't have Air conditioner units”
 of 5 bubbles conrodz, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stay at another Hotel”
  • View of the very limited room at the foot of the bed
  • The drop-in bathroom I mentioned
  • Quality of towel - Discoloured and ripped
  • Window shade that doesn't go all the way (hence the beg to help) - Street lamp right outsite
 of 5 bubbles PaulTobz29, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“the higher the better to prevent noise from the night club”
 of 5 bubbles swissone00, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There were three of us, third floor, stairs and no lift avaialble.”
 of 5 bubbles 291christine2016, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
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