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    Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker

    chemin des Epinettes 4, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
    011 41 21 588 09 50
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    • Excellent38%
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    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 153 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    I believe it's the cheapest in Lausanne . It has everything for your self catering needs . Extremely friendly staff , in fact they're very nice people . If you don't have a travel adapter , then don't worry they're hired for 2 francs or...More

    Thank George M
    Response from Virginie R, Front Office Manager at Lausanne Guesthouse & BackpackerResponded yesterday

    Thanks Gerorge for your lovely comment. Hope we will see you again soon :-)

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    The location is good for exploring Lausanne, very close to train station and not too far from centre, lake, etc. The room itself was ok, older style bunks. No lockers in the room (out in the hallway) and also only one toilet on the third...More

    Thank ToTheWanderers
    Response from Virginie R, Front Office Manager at Lausanne Guesthouse & BackpackerResponded 2 days ago

    Hello, Thanks for your nice comment. Concerning the bathrooms of the third floor, you have to know that every room has a bathroom in front of the room not only yours. You don't have to go downstairs to use the showers/toilets. However, if the bathroom...More

    Reviewed 14 December 2017

    This is conveniently located near the train station, but the building itself is very old. I was in a private en suite room and was expecting the bathroom to be in my room. However, I had to go into the public hallway to get to...More

    1  Thank trek8080
    Response from Anne-Marie E, Gérant at Lausanne Guesthouse & BackpackerResponded 16 December 2017

    Dear trek8080, We thank you for your review, we are glad to read that you liked the vibe in our guesthouse ! Regarding the bathroom, we're a bit surprised because our rooms description is very clear, it is always written "bathroom is across the rooms"...may...More

    Reviewed 13 November 2017

    Great place to stay if you're on a budget in Switzerland (although nothing can really be considered 'budget' in that country!). Nice, clean and warm hostel. Although I feel that for the price that you are paying for a room, you shouldn't be charged extra...More

    Thank Hbs345
    Response from Anne-Marie E, Gérant at Lausanne Guesthouse & BackpackerResponded 15 November 2017

    Hello Hbs345, Thanks for your nice words, we are so glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and will consider your suggestion regarding the towel ! We are all looking forward to welcoming you back to the Lausanne Guesthouse. Anne-Marie & Team

    Reviewed 12 October 2017

    We were three hikers traveling through Switzerland. The Backpacker is very close to the train station and stores. We reserved a private room and it was clean and we had an immaculate bathroom across the hall; we used our key to enter so it was...More

    Thank charisma2015
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Price range
    • US$86 - US$173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Best Value Hotel in Lausanne
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 80
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    • Switzerland >
    • Canton of Vaud >
    • Lausanne
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    22 April 2015|
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    Response from Anne-Marie E | Property representative |
    Hello, thanks for your email! Regarding sockets : between 10 (four-bedded dorms) and 4 (double rooms). Regarding the single room : we do have double rooms but could be booked as single use. The price dépends on the day and... More
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    23 December 2014|
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    Hello, yes, there are some places for motorbikes, for free. Best regards
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    "If you want laundry at hostel while you're too busy to go to a laundry place, this is perfect!"
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    "Lake-facing side of the hotel - and third or fourth floor to get a view of the Lake Geneva - ask for a balcony"
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    "All rooms have Mountain views so don't worry!"
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    "Depends on your budget and how long you plan to stay."
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