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Lausanne Youth Hostel

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Reviewed 1 September 2014

Was ok, but would be nicer if there was more space just to hang out. Girl in our dorm went to bed at 9.30 and there was nowhere for us to sit comfortably within the hostel. It was Sunday too so all the local cafés were shut. Bathrooms were clean and beds were comfy enough.

1Thank Ickle_wal
Reviewed 5 May 2014

TO begin, the staff are friendly and my room was clean but had issues. No wifi access despite the assurance, no tea coffee facilties except in the restaurant (3 sfr for a cup). The fridge kept defrosting and making a racket. Pricey for a hostel. Pillows flat and towels not provided which is annoying and mattress very thin. The rooms...

1Thank johnretroreload
Thessaloniki, Greece
Reviewed 19 February 2014

I spent 7 days at the Youth Hostel. The positive points: + Even though It is located quite far from the centre with the free pass for public transport that they provide, you can easily reach the centre of lausanne (bus + metro). + The breakfast was very good and filling. Definitely worth it. They even one day let us...

2Thank ellethwen
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2013

I would highly recommend this hostel. I stayed for 5 nights from 30th August 2013 in a single room with shower. This place is great if you are looking for clean, comfortable accommodation, friendly staff (speaking many languages) and a great breakfast. It is located slightly further away from the centre of Lausanne but the number 25 bus stop is...

1Thank clc-charlotte
Elgin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2013

My Partner and I stayed here as part of our European Road trip. Pros: The hostel has a good location, close to the lake and the IOC and easy to get to/from the west. The rooms are nice and there is lots of info available, you also get a travel card for the duration of your stay. Cons: This hostel...

2Thank Tidge58
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 2 August 2013

My husband and I stayed two nights at this youth hostel, don't think we could have read the reviews before we left home but have to agree with the majority that this really is not a great place to stop off. We only had a brief time in Lausanne and thought it would be central (which it was) and good...

Thank gillian r
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 19 July 2012

We stayed in a private room and had a significant theft during the morning cleaning hours. We later learned of another theft earlier in the week. Also, the staff frequently smoked just outside the open doors and the hostel usually smelled of second-hand smoke. I would not stay here again!

1Thank H P
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2012

Its mostly a very good place if you are someone looking for a few days of cheap stay in Laussane. Its decently priced and serves good on a student budget. The rooms are nice and clean and so are the bathrooms. However, to be noted that the bathrooms are the size of cupboards. The location is central, not far from...

1Thank SwatiM
Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 11 June 2012

While I wouldn't go so far as to say it was terrible, my experience staying for 3 weeks in this hostel made me excited to move on to a different location. For starters, the building that it's in is basically made of a bunch of concrete slabs without any character whatsoever. The rooms are quite dark, with small windows, and...

1Thank Benjamin N
Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 May 2012

As I had to go to Lausanne last minute, my usual hotel was already fully booked and I had to find something on a budget. So I stayed in the Jeunotel for 5 days. Next time I'll gladly pay the extra 100 CHF/night, I guess. The rooms are marginally clean, way too warm (without a good means to ventilate) and...

Thank Hugo v

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The city of Lausanne stands on a hill and has steep, narrow streets, so strong muscles are required, particularly for the uphill climb to the cathedral, the most important Gothic monument in Switzerland. Window-shop in the bric-a-brac and antique shops or take a breather in one of the numerous bistros and bars, or along the lovely promenade of the former fishing village of Ouchy, in the Musee de la Photographie, which is worth a visit, or at the Swiss Cinematheque (with its picture archive of famous Europeans) or Olympic Museum (the only one in the world). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lausanne Youth Hostel

Address: chemin du Bois-de-Vaux 36 | 1007 Lausanne-Vidy, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Vaud > Lausanne
Price Range: $69 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lausanne Youth Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 115
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Youth Hostel Jeunotel Hotel Lausanne
Youth Hostel Jeunotel Lausanne
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“Away from the main courtyard areas”
  • My suite
  • Rooms for students
  • Shower is tight but flow is good
UrbanDrifter, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the first floor occasionally have wifi”
sio16, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Single rooms are closer to the bathrooms and showers.”
JC_movieman, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“not in the corridors near the lobby, people passing through all the time”
Piti_Peo_Pan_Con_Peo, 18 Mar 2015 | Read review
“If budget stretches to it, go for a private room with its own bathroom”
elleay, 17 Sep 2014 | Read review
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