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Backpackers Luzern

Rental with Beachfront

Alpenquai 42, 6005 Lucerne, Luzern

+41 41 360 04 20
Very good

based on 2,241 reviews


per night

sex 9/29
sáb 9/30

About Backpackers Luzern, Lucerne

Value for money
Under a 20-minute walk from Lucerne Railway Station, Backpackers Luzern provides guests with a convenient base while visiting Lucerne. It also offers a vending machine and a lift. The hostel has 10 rooms that are filled with all the necessities to ensure an enjoyable stay. Backpackers Luzern is within walking distance of Kapellbrucke, Rathaus Lucerne and Lucerne Culture and Congress Centre, and has a variety of shopping, dining and nightlife options on its doorstep. Zurich Airport is a 50-minute drive away.

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Backpackers Luzern room price & deals

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Double Rooms - Sea view


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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Beachfront
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Increased accessibility
  • No smoking
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Accessible by elevator

Health and safety

  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Mobile hotspot device
  • Internet
  • Body soap
  • Linens
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Accessible by elevator


  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower


  • Shared kitchen
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Vending machine (drinks)


  • Beachfront
  • Lockers
  • Family rooms


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Balcony


  • Drying rack for clothing

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles

Services and conveniences

  • Key card access

Places of interest near Backpackers Luzern

Attractions in Lucerne, Switzerland curated by momondo

Backpackers Luzern location: Alpenquai 42, 6005 Lucerne, Luzern

Top landmarks

Richard Wagner Museum0.4 mi
Kunstmuseum Luzern0.6 mi
Lucerne Culture and Congress Centre0.6 mi
Stiftung Rosengart0.8 mi
Lake Side Promenade0.8 mi
Kapellbrücke0.8 mi
St. Peterskapelle0.9 mi
Hofkirche0.9 mi
Jesuitenkirche0.9 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Mekong Bistro & Bar - Astoria Hotel0.8 mi
Soul Chicken1.0 mi
Wirtschaft zum Schützenhaus1.1 mi
Osteria Valpo1.2 mi

Backpackers Luzern Reviews

Very goodBased on 2,241 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Very friendly and helpful staff! (in 140 reviews)
  • "Location, cleaning, staff, everything works perfectly." (in 82 reviews)
  • Very close to downtown and lake! (in 61 reviews)
Cons -
  • "Shared washroom, shared kitchen, shared bath." (in 18 reviews)
  • Bed sheet smells little bit (in 12 reviews)
  • There are two Kitchens and not too big. (in 5 reviews)

Backpackers Luzern room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 5:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Backpackers Luzern compare to other 1 star hotels in Lucerne?

    There is a $111/night difference in the average price of 1 star hotels in Lucerne ($156/night) and the average nightly rate at Backpackers Luzern ($45/night).

  • How far is Backpackers Luzern from Zurich?

    There are 30.6 mi between Zurich and Backpackers Luzern. The drive to and from the airport should be about 1h 31min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • What is the best way to get to Backpackers Luzern from Zurich?

    Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Backpackers Luzern. The nearest airport to the hotel is Zurich.

  • Does Backpackers Luzern have a pool?

    At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at Backpackers Luzern. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +41 41 360 04 20.

  • How close is Backpackers Luzern to Lucerne city center?

    When staying at Backpackers Luzern there is just 0.9 mi between you and Lucerne city center. While making your way to the center of Lucerne, you should plan to visit Lucerne Rathaus, along with all the shops and restaurants.

  • What is the phone number for Backpackers Luzern?

    The best contact number for Backpackers Luzern is +41 41 360 04 20.

  • Does Backpackers Luzern have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Backpackers Luzern has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Backpackers Luzern?

    Backpackers Luzern check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out may be available upon request at the reception desk.

  • How much is a room at Backpackers Luzern?

    Guests can currently expect to pay $58 on average for a night at Backpackers Luzern, Lucerne. Enter your desired travel dates in the form above to find deals starting at $44 per night.

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