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Luzern Youth Hostel
2 stars

Luzern Youth Hostel

Sedelstrasse 12, 6004 Lucerne, Luzern, Switzerland
Lucerne, Switzerland
See location+41 41 420 88 00
C$ 163

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based on 1354 reviews
1,354 reviews
Room type
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Standard Room
C$ 163

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About Luzern Youth Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Breakfast for free
This modern hostel is situated in Lucerne, 2 km away from the train station and the city centre. It offers a cosy lounge with TV and a library with reading corner. Guests receive a free public transport ticket for the duration of their stay upon check-in. Wooden floors are present in all sunny accommodations at Jugendherberge Luzern. Guests can choose between private rooms or shared dormitories. Bathroom facilities are either shared or for private use. Some rooms feature access to a barrier-free shower. A breakfast buffet is available daily in Jugendherberge Luzern’s restaurant, which overlooks the adjoining terrace. Snacks and drinks are available through the vending machines in the lobby. Guests can play flipper, pool and billiards, or go outside for a game of table tennis. There is also a children’s room with a blackboard for drawing. The hotel rents out bikes and has a washing service. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.

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Amenities at Luzern Youth Hostel

  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Hiking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Cycling
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled Access
  • Elevator
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Playground


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Garden


  • Family rooms
  • Lockers
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Reviews of Luzern Youth Hostel

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What can I expect from the breakfast at Youth Hostel Luzern?

You can expect a great variety of foods and high-quality options for breakfast at Youth Hostel Luzern.

Is parking available at Youth Hostel Luzern?

Yes, there is private parking available at the hostel.

What are the common areas like at Youth Hostel Luzern?

The hostel offers a shared lounge/TV area, a library, and facilities for board games, puzzles, table tennis, and pool table, providing a vibrant and engaging atmosphere.

How is the cleanliness at Youth Hostel Luzern?

The hostel is known for its cleanliness, with clean rooms, bathrooms, and common areas, ensuring a comfortable and hygienic stay.

When is the best time to visit Youth Hostel Luzern?

The high season is in May, offering an ideal time to experience the hostel's great staff, clean rooms, and excellent breakfast, while the low season in June provides a quieter and more budget-friendly stay.

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Consider Booking a Private Room

Some guests found the dorms to be noisy and rowdy, so if you prefer a quieter stay, consider booking a private room.

Check Room Amenities

Some guests mentioned that the rooms did not have Wi-Fi, so if this is important to you, ensure that your room has this amenity.

Take Advantage of the Free Bus Ticket

The hostel provides a free bus ticket, which can be convenient for getting to the city center and nearby attractions.

Plan for Noise

Several guests mentioned noise as an issue, so if you're a light sleeper, consider bringing earplugs for a more peaceful rest.

Utilize the Visitor Pass

The hostel provides a visitor pass with discounts for activities and free bus rides, so be sure to take advantage of this for cost-effective exploration.

Be Mindful of Location

Some guests found the location to be a bit far from the city center, so consider this when planning your daily activities and transportation.

Pack Accordingly

As some guests mentioned issues with cleanliness and amenities, it may be helpful to pack some essentials such as towels and toiletries.

Check for Room Ventilation

Some guests noted that the rooms could get hot, so if you're sensitive to heat, consider checking the room's ventilation or requesting a fan.

Be Prepared for Shared Facilities

The bathrooms and showers are shared, so be mindful of this when planning your stay and consider peak usage times.

Consider Bringing a Power Adapter

Some guests found the power sockets inconveniently located, so consider bringing a suitable power adapter for charging your devices.


Sedelstrasse 12, 6004 Lucerne, Luzern

What's nearby

  • Glacier Garden0.8 km
  • Alpineum Museum0.8 km
  • Löwendenkmal0.8 km
  • Museggmauer0.9 km
  • Bourbaki Panorama0.9 km
  • St. Matthäuskirche1 km
  • Spreuerbrücke1.1 km
  • Lucerne Rathaus1.1 km
  • Kornschütte1.2 km
  • St. Peterskapelle1.2 km
  • Hofkirche1.2 km
  • Kapellbrücke1.2 km



Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

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Average price (weeknight)

C$ 165
Cheapest month to stay with an average 51% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 96% rise in price.
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When to book a room at Luzern Youth Hostel

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Top tips for your stay at Luzern Youth Hostel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Luzern Youth Hostel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in October and April.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Luzern Youth Hostel, plan to stay on a Monday or Sunday. The most expensive day is usually Tuesday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Luzern Youth Hostel was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 345, while the most expensive was C$ 345.
  • How long should you stay at Luzern Youth Hostel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at Luzern Youth Hostel

  • Where is Luzern Youth Hostel located?

    Luzern Youth Hostel is located at Sedelstrasse 12, 1.1 km from the centre of Lucerne. Glacier Garden is the closest landmark to Luzern Youth Hostel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Luzern Youth Hostel?

    Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at Luzern Youth Hostel.

  • Does Luzern Youth Hostel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Luzern Youth Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Luzern Youth Hostel from the airport?

    Luzern Youth Hostel is 48 km from Zurich. Luzern Youth Hostel is 63 km from Belp.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Luzern Youth Hostel hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Luzern Youth Hostel in Lucerne and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Luzern Youth Hostel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Luzern Youth Hostel.

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Value for money


Distance to downtown

1.1 km

Nearest Airport


Distance to airport

48.0 km