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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

"I can suck it up for one night!" is what I texted to my husband, back in California, upon my realizing what I had arrived to. On the inside, my opinion is that City Backpacker Bieber is rundown and not well-run. Admittedly, I didn't do my due diligence (as I had earnestly for my more premium accommodations during my prior...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 26 August 2015

The hostel is fine. The guy at the Front was friendly telling everything about Zurich. basic place to stay, ideal for Backpackers ! For me the prece is fine . the rest was good as well The noise could be due to the area where is located. However by 10 pm you can rest well. It would be great if...

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Northampton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This hostel was in a great location - near many restaurants, shops, etc. Very easy to navigate to/from this hostel. The staff was very friendly and helpful! They have a very nice sitting area on the roof of the hostel with picnic tables and chairs which is a great way to meet other travelers! The rooms were nice (a little...

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Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Only stayed here for one night, which we were quite glad about once arriving. If you are arriving with heavy/lots of luggage be prepared for lots of stairs! Didn't realise we would be charged extra for bedding and for the bedding to be washed. Rooms were quite small for the amount of people they had in them and had no...

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La Plata, Argentina
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Too expensive! more than 50e just for a bed, we have to pay 3e extra for the bed sheet, no breakfast and the rooms does no have air condition or at least a fan. There was a kitchen in each floor, but each of them were incomplete, our floor kitchen did have microwav, so if you want to use it...

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London
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

As Zurich is so expensive, this is the only reason we would stay here again. Even then it's really overpriced for what you get. This place has great central location but: - reception is closed between 11:00-15:00. This is really inconvenient when you arrive as there is nowhere to put your luggage. So you waste time sitting waiting until 15:00...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Wonderful location for doing things on either side of the river. Also, close to the train station, a 15 minute walk. I thought it was easy to find.The staff is very helpful and will attend to all your needs. Hard to make a judgment on value because Zurich is the most expensive city in the world. My only criticism is...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 29 June 2015

This place was quite nice. I stayed one night in a private room. The room was small, but clean. With the private room, we were given sheets and towels, which it is my understanding was not provided in the dorm. Beware that the reception is closed from 12-3 pm. We got there at 12:15, but fortunately the receptionist saw us...

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St Austell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

At first the hostel was a little difficult to find (it's down near a Spaghetti restaurant) as we arrived late. However, it is in the perfect location - in old town, which is really accessible via tram or even walking from Zurich HB and exploring the city. A friend and I slept in a 6 bed all girls dorm, which...

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Perfect location...but not easy to find. Behind and above a place called Spaghetti. Works .A very cool/chic location. My private room, no. Ensuite bathroom, had a sink. Staff eager to assist/please About. The many stairs. ( no. Lift ) I'm. 71, and considered the stairs good exercise. Zurich even more expensive than my trip to Sydney. So, pack many lunches.

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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: RM165 - RM544 (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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