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City Hostel Geneva

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Okay for the price. The room was minimalistic but all in all had everything you need. We had a room just above the main entrance. There was a lot of noise and the smell of cigarettes & co until 1 o'clock in the morning. We had to catch an early flight. Great connection to the airport, but unfortunately no sleep...

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Lugano, Switzerland
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, very clean we had a private room just in front of the bathrooms. Unfortunately, although it was extremely clean, there were no boy/girl divisions in the bathroom, so I enjoyed the view of a man in his undies early in the morning. Not good

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

as good as a hotel but lower prices / so very good value for Geneva best pillows ever / clean / wi fi too with transport ticket provided can borrow swiss adaptor for power lockers for kit once left room

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

So, this place had good reviews and a decent price, the review said "more like hotel than hoStel". While safe and clean this is DEFINITELY a hoStel, don't go expecting otherwise. I got a private room and for that price you may as well go to a proper hotel. I could have gotten a LOT more for not a lot...

1Thank Kristin D
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Location: The hostel is in a central location near the main station, also right nearby is the Number 15 tram stop which goes to the United Nations in one direction and into the Old Town of Geneva in the other (trams are frequent and free to use for tourists). Lidl supermarket also right nearby for cheap groceries. Good: Hostel is...

1Thank Julia B
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Ive been travelling for nearly 5 years and this is the best hostel ive ever been to regarding room cleanliness and the facilities.......very clean and well run hostel, bathrooms etc were fantastic......staff were very nice......ill be back

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Nice, modern, clean. I don't remember that they charged extra for towels. Walking distance from Old Town, quick 10 min walk I believe from the central train and bus station. Grocery store is also very close by. The staff was very friendly - upon my arrival in Switzerland I realized I forget a travel adapter to charge my phone, and...

1Thank Carmen E
Makati, Philippines
Reviewed 28 November 2016

For my business trip in Geneva, I stayed in a private room with TV for five nights at City Hostel Geneva. For a price of an AirBnB accommodation, I was pleasantly surprised. It is centrally located, very near the tram station. Coffee shops, grocery stores, cash exchange stations are available nearby. The hostel is very well maintained, my room was...

1Thank Pia2015
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I booked for a single room. This was the best value for money that I found in Geneva. The room was very modest, but with water sink inside. Toilets and showers are plentiful and are located in corridors. There are no breakfasts in the hotel, but there are 3 big supermarkets in the main street. The staff was very friendly...

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Malaga, Spain
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

First things first... Geneva is expensive. So, the hostel to me was expensive compared to what I've paid for hotels around Europe, but cheaper for Geneva. Not high amenities and basic small room. Traveler be ware there is NO bathroom or shower in the rooms. These are shared by all. However, I found that I had sufficient privacy the whole...

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Additional Information about City Hostel Geneva

Address: rue Ferrier 2, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
Price Range: RM165 - RM469 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Hostel Geneva 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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“Choose a single room. It is worth the extra pay.”
Pia2015, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for room not facing the street which could be noisy.”
romants, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“if you are a couple , then go for Double room "eco" with shared bathroom (private room).”
Ashish_Neogy, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“bring earplugs”
1wabbit007, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Book early. Room choice doesn't matter as long as there is one!”
Olympia_P_and_S, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
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