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Löwengraben

At a Glance

    Pros

  • innovative design
  • cheerful service

    Cons

  • not for claustrophobics or for stays cursed by endless rainy days

Fodorite Reviews

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Löwengraben Review

For something completely different, spend a night in jail—which is what this hotel was until as recently as 1998. Bright paint, comfortably simple beds, modular bathroom facilities, and the odd antique furnishing take the blues out of the jailhouse and replace it with funky charm—while still leaving its bars in place. Although the rooms are small—cell-sized, in fact—the fun atmosphere that radiates from the downstairs bar adds to the draw. There's even a suite in the old warden's office, with a large barred window.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Löwengraben 18, Luzern, Luzern, 6004 | Map It
  • Phone: 041/4107830
  • Website:
  • Location: Luzern

    Hotel Details

  • 52 rooms, 4 suites
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 09-16-2012

Fodorite Reviews

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    Jailed!

    I stayed here while on a trip across Europe and it was an okay hotel. I wasn't the biggest fan of staying in an old jail cell, but it was a cool idea. The location wasn't too out of the way, and Luzern was a great city, but maybe next time I'll stay somewhere else.

    by miztiry, 9/9/12

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