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.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)


Availability

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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.4
Facilities
9.0
Cleanliness
9.1
Comfort
8.9
Value for money
8.7
Location
8.7
Free WiFi
9.0
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Indra
    Indonesia Indonesia
    The spot's by the lake, which is awesome. The staff's super cool; he let me check in during his break. Being a solo traveler, I lucked out meeting another solo traveler and hiking together...great time!!
  • Anubhav
    Germany Germany
    The hostel is really great and clean. Felt really cozy and the amenities are amazing
  • Omara
    United States of America United States of America
    This property is a short walk from the beach and city of Lucerne. You can rent paddle boards for a small fee. It has a relaxing vibe and the staff are very helpful.

Area info

Amenities of Backpackers Luzern
Great facilities! Review score, 9

Most popular amenities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Beachfront
  • Elevator
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Beachfront
  • Balcony
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Beach
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs CHF 15 per day.
    Services
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Lockers
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key card access
    General
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Elevator
    • Family rooms
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Accessibility
    • 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!

    Check-in

    From 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Check-out

    From 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    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 will be charged as 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
    Free
    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

    Pets are not allowed.

    Groups

    When booking more than 2 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    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.

    • Backpackers Luzern is 0.9 miles from the center of Lucerne. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

      • Beachfront
      • Beach

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