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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night with my girlfriend and it served decently our purposes of fast touring Zürich. There is a lots of stairs to climb up and no elevator. The man in the reception was very helpfull and recommended us some great places to visit. The location is in the old town, so it's easy to go everywhere...

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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 11 June 2016

I stayed in this hostel for one night from 31/4/2015 to 1/5/2015. I payed 37 Euros which was the cheapest price I could get for this time. reaching the hostel from city center isn't so difficult. My first impression when I got there wasn't so good. A narrow corridor leading to a stairs where you find people cocking food in...

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Reviewed 27 May 2016

This was a nice hostel centrally located just off the Limmat River. Plenty of places to eat at near by and a kitchen on every floor. The only downside to this hostel is the stairs. The staff was extremely helpful and nice. If I ever go back, I would stay here again.

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay. Just 10 min walk to major train station. Downtown Zurich doesn't get better than this. There are great restaurants around the hostel. Many shops near by for great shopping. You really have to try this place.

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Thank Phil M
Reviewed 14 May 2016

For a hostel this is what I'd expect. On the simpler side. Had a nice private room. Everything was clean. Comfortable. Shared kitchen upstairs with basic equipment was nice. Working and clean bathrooms. Friendly staff, helped with laundry and numerous other small things. Free wifi everywhere. All in all a totally functional, basic space to spend a few days. Didn't...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I stayed here only for a night and considering that Zurich is quite expensive, it was not too much. They usually take the last check-in at 10 but waited for me to arrive, which was quite a bit later. They constantly kept in contact with me, were extremely friendly and supportive! The location is very close to the train station,...

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Gouveia, Portugal
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Given that Zurich is a very expensive city and there aren't many hostels around, this is actually a good option for young travelers. Location is perfect (city center), and though is not big, as a very nice chill out room and wifi. Staff is nice. Great terrace on the top, perfect for the sunset. Just be aware that they don't...

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Tehran, Iran
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

very small rooms, the top bed is almost touch the ceiling, noisy place, few bathrooms in the floor, no free clean sheet. very small lockers, smelly kitchen. very expensive related to offered facilities,

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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Good location, close to the main station and in the heart of the old town. There are a few flights of stairs before you reach the reception, luckily we were pre-warned. Rooms are on the small side and quite basic, decor is a bit on the dated side. It's a shame that you have to pay for linen and towels...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Fairly neutral stay. Expensive in the realm of hostels but cheap for Zurich. You also have to add in the cost of linen rental if you don't have your own. Hostel is clean, beds are comfortable. Kitchens are very basic, but there is one on every floor which is nice. Decor is dated. The staff seemed flustered most of the...

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Additional Information about City Backpacker Hotel Biber

Address: Niederdorfstrasse 5, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range: RM169 - RM884 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“In city centre near train station”
 of 5 bubbles CACH88, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Reception is only open at select hours so check that out before heading over to check in”
 of 5 bubbles jessicatS7006UR, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask when you check in. They are honest and will help you.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelinAlan, 6 Jul 2015 | Read review
“I'm solo. My room fine.”
 of 5 bubbles allenbell, 31 May 2015 | Read review
“Other travellers were quiet - but there was noise from the street as there are number of eateries in the area and the weather was mild so many stood outside to eat and drink.”
 of 5 bubbles carolynn446, 12 Jan 2015 | Read review
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