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Barabas Luzern is located in Luzern, a 3-minute walk from Chapel Bridge. Popular points of interest nearby include KKL Culture and Convention Center Lucerne and Lion Monument. The property is a 10-minute walk from Glacier Garden Lucerne.

Formerly a prison and renovated in 2018, Barabas Luzern features small rooms with bathroom. The former cells have been preserved in the original form.

A continental breakfast is available each morning at the property.

Grand Casino Lucerne is 2,950 feet from the hotel. The nearest airport is Zurich Airport, 30 mi from the property.

This is our guests' favorite part of Lucerne, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Located in the heart of Lucerne, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

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Continental, Buffet

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Max adults: 2
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  • Does the hotel offer storage of tourist luggage for the day? Will have sometime between the time I check-out and leave Lucerne?

    Check-in is from 15.00 pm. If you arrive at the Hotel before check in time and before your room is ready you can leave your luggage with us. Also on check out day, it is possible to keep the luggage with us. This is free of charge.


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    Answered on November 21, 2019
  • Is there a parking close by and how much?

    Hello As we are in a prime location in the middle of the old town, we unfortunately do not have our own parking spaces. We recommend the surrounding car parks such as Parhaus Altstadt or Kesselturm.


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    Answered on May 13, 2021
  • Hello! I am planning for June 2022 visit to Luzern. Can I be suited at Barabas though I use a wheelchair, please? Regards, Alison Hubbard

    Hi! Thank you very much for your enquiries. We are happy to welcome guests in a wheelchair, but the showers are not barrier-free and are very small as our Hotel used to be a former prison. Regards from Lucerne


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    Asked about: Superior Double Room • Answered on February 12, 2021
  • Hello, it is possible to check in late, around midnight?

    You can check in at our restaurant Izakaya Nozomi until 11 pm without any advance notice. Upon request, we can also prepare your room key in one of our key safes outside the entrance.


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    Answered on July 6, 2021
  • Hi Dear Manager, is there any room with Double/ single beds for 4 adults. Somehow Bunk beds are not preferred

    Dear Thank you very much for your request. Our 4 bed rooms are only available with bunk beds. Therefore is the best option to book two double rooms. Kind regards, your Barabas Team


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    Answered on February 19, 2020
  • Hello Dear, i wanted to ask what is the nearest train station ? How long does it take to reach to your hotel from train station

    Hi there! The train station is by foot around 10min from our hotel. Kind regards Team Barabas


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    Answered on October 13, 2021
  • Is breakfast included or an extra cost?

    Hello! By booking you can choose whether with or without breakfast. Kind regards Team Barabas


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    Answered on October 22, 2021
  • Is towels provided?

    Hi there! Yes, we provide one shower towel per person. Kind regards, Team Barabas


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    Answered on October 19, 2019
  • Guten Tag, is there free parking place there? How about locking our 2 E-bikes in a room? Thank you. Zbigniew

    Hello there We don`t have any parking place. The closest public parking area is the Altsatdt Parkhaus or Kesselturm Parkhaus. We have a big garden where you can lock your bikes. Kind regards Team Barabas


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    Answered on September 4, 2021
  • Hello, Do you provide the bus pass or transportation card? Thanks!

    Hi Yes, the visitor card including transportation card will be send automatically before your arrival date.


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    Answered on June 7, 2020
  • Hi, I'd like to know how far in advance I can book a room. Thanks!

    Hi, our rates are available one year in advance. kind regards Team Barabas


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    Answered on December 12, 2020
  • Can I add my 5 year old in a triple bed room as we are4 but he sleeps with mother

    Hi there! Since the rooms are very small (former prison cells) it is unfortunately not possible to have four people in a 3-bed cell. Please book a four-bed room. Kind regards Team Barabas


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    Asked about: Triple Room • Answered on October 13, 2019
  • Whether you have kitchen facilities

    Hi The shared kitchen is only accessible for guests of the six-bed dormitory rooms. For all other guests we have our great Japanese restaurant Izakaya Nozomi :)


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    Answered on August 2, 2021
  • When booking it says pay at property for the breakfast. How much is it?

    Hi there The Breakfast coast CHF 9.50 per person. You can tell us by check-in if you would like to add it. Kind regards Team Barabas


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    Answered on October 22, 2021
  • Is there air conditioning

    Hi there! No, our rooms do not have air condition but we provide fans. Best regards, Team Barabas


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    Answered on January 31, 2020
  • Are there hair dryers in the rooms?

    There are no hair dryers in the rooms. However it is possible to lend them at the reception.


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    Asked about: Standard Double or Twin Room • Answered on November 9, 2021
  • Hello, is there parking at your hotel? Is there a charge? Is your hotel non smoking? Thank you.

    As our Hotel is located in the old town, we unfortunately do not have any parking spots for our guests. The closest park houses are Parkhaus Altstadt and Parkhaus Kesselturm. Its a public parking, where you pay directly there. Non smoking rooms.


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    Answered on July 24, 2021
  • Do you have laundry machines available?

    We do not have laundry machines available at the hotel. But you can find a self service laundry in Lucerne, around 10 minutes by walk: Hirschengraben 31, 6003 Luzern.


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    Answered on February 25, 2020
  • Is there a refrigerator in the room?

    There is no fridge in the room but we have a common guest fridge available. Please ask our staff if you need to store something in the fridge.


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    Asked about: Standard Double or Twin Room • Answered on October 11, 2019
  • Hi. Do you have free parking?

    As our Hotel is located in the old town, we unfortunately do not have any parking spots for our guests. The closest park houses are Parkhaus Altstadt and Parkhaus Kesselturm. You can park your car for 10-15min in front of the hotel when you arrive.


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    Answered on August 19, 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

The old town is located by crystal-clear Lake Lucerne. Don't miss the Kapellbrücke, a wooden bridge across the waters that has survived for an astounding seven centuries.

What's nearby
  • Musegg Wall
    0.1 miles
  • Spreuer Bridge
    0.1 miles
  • Jesuit Church
    0.2 miles
  • Chapel Bridge
    0.2 miles
  • Franciscan Church
    0.2 miles
  • Hertenstein street
    0.2 miles
  • Rosengart Collection Lucerne
    0.3 miles
  • Château Gütsch
    0.4 miles
  • Lion Monument
    0.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant MillFeuille
    0.2 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Pilatus
    0.6 miles
  • River Reuss
    0.1 miles
  • Lake Lake Lucerne
    0.3 miles
Public transit
  • Train Lucerne Train Station
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Zurich Airport
    30.2 miles
  • Bern-Belp Airport
    39 miles
  • Basel-Mulhouse Airport
    52.4 miles
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Amenities of Barabas Luzern
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Darts Additional charge
  • Pool table
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Barabas Luzern takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Check-out

1:00 AM - 11:00 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.

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 by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

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The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Please inform Barabas 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 Barabas Luzern

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

    • Pool table
    • Darts
    • Bike tours

  • Barabas Luzern is 1,150 feet from the center of Lucerne.

  • Room options at Barabas Luzern include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Quad
    • Bed in Dorm
    • Triple

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

  • Check-in at Barabas Luzern is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Barabas Luzern can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet