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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is handy enough alright. The rooms felt somewhat claustrophobic so small they were. Bathrooms clean and private enough. Staff was helpful and friendly and the common area is interesting. It is on the 4th floor and there are no lifts in the building.

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was by far the most average backpacker hostel in Switzerland (amongst the lot we stayed in namely Geneva, Interlaken, Lucerne and St.Moritz - youth hostel). As it was the last hostel in our swiss trip, so we did not mind but remember climbing quite a few stairs to reach and especially if you have heavy luggage with you then...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The location of the hotel is perfect for a tourist. It is near to the tram stoppage, lake Zurich and the party area in the old city town. 4-5 minutes walking distance from the Zurich trains station. Rooms are bit small for total number of people staying at night. The cleanliness is okay as per the rent. And the rent...

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The hostel is located at the 4th floor of building without elevator, hence, the title. But the location of the hostel is just around a block or two from the center. So the location is really amazing. The beds are okay but you have to rent your cover, pillow case, and towel. Check in and out are swift as in...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Stayed 2 nights in the city backpacker last month. Very friendly staff. She gave me a pack of chocolate because that day was my birthday! Sharing a room with 5 other girls from Japan, UK, Canada, New Zealand and US. There's a sink in our room which makes it easier for the morning. But one thing, remember to bring your...

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Reviewed 28 December 2016

Location was very good for the price i paid. There is a kitchen on every floor which is convenient. Rooms however are very small, lockers are teeny tiny and can barely fit anything so i had to keep my luggage on my top bunk bed which made sleep a bit uncomfortable. Zurich does not do the city tax thing (which...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 26 December 2016

The first thing you notice as you arrive at this place with your luggage is that there is no elevator, hence you have to carry your luggage 3-4 floors upstairs. Overall an OK place though the surrounding streets are noisy. Self service Kitchen needs improvement. Friendly staff.

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Radcliff, Kentucky
Reviewed 17 December 2016

relatively cheap,great and attentive staff, convenient, clean, good kitchen to cook. It might be loud at night as the restaurant is at the first floor. Note that the staff does not stay there 24/7, so you better check in during their business hours of operation, otherwise you might not get in. They also lend you towels and bed linens for...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 9 December 2016

City backpacker dormitory is very well maintained. The rooms, common kitchen and bathrooms were well maintained. Transit was very comfortable being closer to Zurich hb, only ten minutes walk. 10 min walk to Zurich lake.

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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Good hostel with great staff. Good location, close to tram stops, walking distance from main train station ( highly recommend getting SwissTravel pass to be able to take advantage of connections from this location). Lots of stairs to get around this hostel. Room a little small (stayed in four bed female dorm). All things considered still a good choice because...

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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: $54 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“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.”
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“I'm solo. My room fine.”
 of 5 bubbles allenbell, 31 May 2015 | Read review
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