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Backpackers Luzern offers accommodations in a quiet area on the shores of Lake Lucerne.

There is a shared kitchen and a common lounge area with a tabletop football table at the property.

KKL Culture and Convention Center Lucerne is 0.7 mi from Backpackers Luzern, while Chapel Bridge is 0.8 mi away. The nearest airport is Zurich Airport, 30 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

Backpackers Luzern has been welcoming guests since Dec 8, 2015

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • I'm coming through on the train in the morning, is it possible to store my pack somewhere until check in time please, so I can go sightseeing?
    No problem :) Best regards, Markus
    Answered on January 29, 2020
  • Is it quiet at night?
    Yeeees . . . ;)
    Answered on December 17, 2019
  • Hi! Is it possible to check in late, around midnight?
    Yes it is possible to check in around mightnight, we do have a keybox for late Arrival Guests plus early check out
    Answered on July 6, 2021
  • Does it include a free travel pass in Luzern?
    Our guests receive a guest-card from Lucerne, which is valid from the date of arrival up to and including the departure date. This card enables free w..
    Answered on July 26, 2021
  • Hi! Is there parking available? Thank you, Ioanna
    Yes, parkings are available
    Answered on May 24, 2022
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Amenities of Backpackers Luzern
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Beachfront
  • Balcony
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Beach
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (drinks)
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English

House rules

Backpackers Luzern takes special requests – add in the next step!


5:00 PM - 9:00 PM


8:30 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
CHF 15 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa EC-Card American Express Backpackers Luzern accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When booking more than 5 rooms or more than 5 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Please inform Backpackers Luzern of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Backpackers Luzern

  • The prices at Backpackers Luzern may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Backpackers Luzern is from 5:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Backpackers Luzern is 0.9 miles from the center of Lucerne.

  • Backpackers Luzern offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Beachfront
    • Beach

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Backpackers Luzern by:

    • Train 1h 10min