THE JAILHOTEL

Loewengraben 18, Lucerne 6004 Switzerland (CHE)
2.5 Star Downtown Hotel
47.05274 8.30461
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2.5/ 5

Based on 428 guest reviews

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  • 56 rooms in property
  • 3 floors in property
  • 4 suites in property
  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Group booking rating of 7.5/10

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Room Types

Check RatesAll Double Rooms Are Equipped with Toilet Washbasin and Shower Excl Bf
Non-Smoking
Check RatesAll Single Rooms Are Equipped with Toilet Washbasin and Shower Excl Bf
Non-Smoking
Check RatesAll Triple Rooms Are Equipped with Toilet Washbasin and Shower Excl Bf
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble or Twin Room
Non-Smoking
Check RatesQuadruple Room
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 1 Queen Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite with Queensize Bed Wc and Shower in The Former Jail Wardens Office Excl Bf
Non-Smoking
Check RatesTriple Room
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Gletschergarden, Lion Monument, Chappell bridge, KKL, Swiss Museum of Transport, Lake Lucerne, City Centre

Customer Reviews of The Jailhotel

2.5 out of 5. Based on 428 guest reviews, Poor

Property Description

The Jailhotel is located in the heart of Lucerne one minute walk to the beautiful lake and around the corner of the old town. All points of interests in Lucerne can be reached on foot. If you arrive by train the hotel can be reached in 7 minutes on foot or 5 minutes by taxi, which is waiting just outside the train station. To park your car there is a public parking called “Altstadt”, only 5 minutes on foot or you can buy special parking cards for public parking spaces, in the city Lucerne marked white or blue, directly at the receptionThe former prison was built in 1862 and became the first prison hotel in Switzerland in 1999. Today the hotel accommodates all kinds of national and international guests from young to old, from backpackers to businessmen. All of them want to experience the unique jail feeling and be right in the centre of the cityThere are 56 cells from the original “Unplugged” to one-of-a-kind suites. All rooms are equipped with private bathrooms with shower except the Unplugged rooms have their private shower across the corridor.The reception is manned 24 hours. The Jailhotel-Team is more than happy to be at your command for any questions or matters.The hotel's rich continental breakfast invites you to have breakfast from Monday to Friday from 7 until 10 and during the weekend from 7 until 11am

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:03:00 PM
Check Out:11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation:1998
Floors:3
Rooms:56
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:56
Handicap Rooms:0
Suites:4
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:1
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.2 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.2 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours:11PM - 4AM
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24h before arrival
Nightly Parking:35
Typical Group Deposit:50%
Total Taxes:10.00%
Total Misc Fees:$4.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Parking Fee:35.00 Per Night

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
15.00


  • Central location
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Hairdryer available
  • Central heating
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Shower

Airport & Shuttle Information

Zürich and Basel are around 1 hour by car or train

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

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