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City Hostel Geneva

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 25 August 2012

An excellent, spotless and convienient hostel. Should be classed as a hotel! Very helpful staff along with great internet room, good shower and toilet facilities and also very easy to find. Even though a bit expensive well worth it for a comfy, safe sleep :)

2Thank wills292
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 25 August 2012

I stayed in a single room of City hostel and it was nice. A very plain room with a sink and bed but it was all I needed. Had to use the shared bathroom but it was clean and good. Easy to get to from the railway station and in a pretty central part of Geneva. I would stay here...

1Thank quattle
Reviewed 17 August 2012

Clean, well organized, near the train station and the lake, affordable -- all of these define this hostel! Single rooms are like a budget hotel, dorm rooms are clean, lockers are available. Two downsides: you have to pay for wifi internet (and for pc access if you don't have your own computer) and there is no breakfast. All in all,...

Thank HappyTravelsForAll
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 August 2012

Very clean hostel! Large spacious bathrooms with hairdryer. Small towel provided upon check in. Rooms are quite small. Booked a 3 bed dorm and it was incredibly tiny. Good size common areas also. Kitchen provided on each floor with individual storage cupboards for dry goods and the fridge is also divided into storage boxes. Deposit is required for a key...

Thank Danielle B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 August 2012

This hostel is perfect for those on a budget, travelling alone, or who don't want to be isolated. There are kitchens on every floor and 2 supermarkets w/in walking distance. Bathrooms are shared, but were never overcrowded at the times that I needed them. The hostel is a 5 minute walk from everything almost. The lake, the train station, the...

Thank lanalane79
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 August 2012

Stayed here for one night after flying to Geneva. Very easy to get to from Genva airport and the rooms were clean, quiet and comfortable. Location is good for walking into town or the lake. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank Norm81
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 24 July 2012

I had made a reservation at this hostel online, but could not arrive in time because of illness. I contacted them by email to ask whether it would be possible to change the reservation. Half a day later, I received a reply saying they were full, so I could not change; however, I was offered the possibility to cancel. I...

5Thank mriwa
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Stayed here for two nights recently. Not a bad location, 10 minutes walk from the train station and about 30 from the old town. Nice staff, good facilities. Film nights on the wide screen tv were a good touch! Would stay here again. A word of warning, I would stay on the main road to get to the lake if...

1Thank DannyEng1980
Reviewed 7 July 2012

My boyfriend and I stayed here while staying in Geneva. We wanted somewhere that would be reasonably priced and easy to access with public transportation from the airport. This hostel was great - an easy walk from the train station (we had backpacks so that makes it easier) and it is easy to grab the train from the airport. The...

1Thank Kali2288
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 5 July 2012

I'd never stayed in a hostel before, so I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm the kind of person who likes their own space and privacy, but the City Hostel seemed like the best option budget-wise in Geneva. I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. I stayed in a private room with a sink and no bathroom, but I...

2Thank Bekjm

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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: $55 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Hostel Geneva 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“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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