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Zurich Youth Hostel

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Reviewed 11 September 2016

A friend and I stayed there for a night, it is quite far out from the centre of Zurich and it took a 15 minute tram journey to get there. It has nice facilities, toilets and showers were very clean and nice. Our room was okay but the mattress protectors were a bit scratchy and felt like towels. The dinner...

1Thank Jessica B
Karachi, Pakistan
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I, along with with my wife and children, stayed at the hostel during 13-16 Aug. 16. Based on my limited exposure of staying in the hi hostels, perhaps this is one of the best, if not the best. The downside - it is too expensive to be hostel. It is well connected both with tram and bus and it takes...

2Thank Maziz98
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Location is good in terms of environment but you won't find much in the surrounding area. Staffs were helpful. The rooms are fine except the facilities are minimum. There is wifi only in the lobby which is not even very strong everywhere. It is kind of disappointing that you have to replace your bed and pillow cover by yourself when...

4Thank Moinul K
Schweizer Jugen... S, Mitarbeiter at Zurich Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure having you as our guest. We would like to inform you that our WIFI is now available for free in all public areas and bedrooms. We would be pleased to see you again and are happy to help you with your next stay in Zurich. Zurich Youth Hostel

Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

It has nice facilities but overall is very overpriced and they charge for everything like a wounded bull. If you want to eat cheaply (noodle cups etc) go down the road to the supermarket, they also charge almost triple the price for beer compared to the supermarket. To wash and dry clothes costs 10 francs and you must also provide...

2Thank Sam T
West Lafayette, Indiana
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Paying 50 franc a night for a hostel should not be a thing, but it is Switzerland. For the price, you'll only get wifi in the lobby and not in the rooms, there is no kitchen, you'll have to make your own bed (not a big deal at all, but for the price...), and you won't be walking distance from...

3Thank Brittany S
Reviewed 13 August 2016

The place kind of looks like a pink factory in the middle of a neighborhood. We visited as a family with jet lag so maybe I was groggy. We had a private family room with an attached water closet. The beds were ok with some kind of strange big fluffy pillows, but that seems to be the standard pillow in...

3Thank berricks
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Don't stay at this hostel. My Macbook, iPad mini and cash got stolen straight out of my in-room locker. There was a man in the room when I last saw my laptop but the staff were not able to track him according to the door card-reading system. I found a stolen laptop with foreign names in it (super sketchy) in...

3Thank jadearnaout
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I loved the installations and the staff is amazingly understanding and friendly. I had the chance to meet some guests and they were really friendly as well. The only downside is the price. It is EXPENSIVE. Even though you get breakfast, the food is not really good. The internet is only available at the lobby and sometimes it gets laggy....

1Thank Santiago B
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

As other reviews have stated, this hostel had a wide range of guests, from families to teens to the usual 20-30s backpackers. The rooms and facilities are very clean. It is a short train ride from the main train station, and about a 10 minute walk. It is located close to the lake and a few restaurants. A very simple...

2Thank Alexandria K
Swiss_Youth_Hostels, Mitarbeiter at Zurich Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure having you as our guest. We would like to inform you that our WIFI is now available for free in all public areas and bedrooms. We would be pleased to see you again and are happy to help you with your next stay in Zurich. Zurich Youth Hostel

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

There aren't too many options for hostels in Zurich, but this ended up being a great value for our money. The place is very clean, the showers/bathrooms/bedrooms were great and comfortable! There are surprisingly a lot of families staying here, not a "party" hostel in any way. The free breakfast is also much better than I've had in any other...

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  • Family Rooms
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Zurich Youth Hostel became one of the most modern of the world- open round the clock, so you can really get to know Zurich, the little city on a global scale. The hostel has a roomy entrance hall and a spacious inner courtyard for the international globe-trotting community to meet good cuisine, comfortable rooms in a quiet city location close to the lake. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zurich Youth Hostel

Address: Mutschellenstrasse 114 | 8038 Zurich, Zurich 8038, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich
Price Range: $67 - $297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Zurich Youth Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 76
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Also Known As:
Jugendherberge Zurich Hotel
Youth Hostel Zurich
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“Request lower bunk bed when booking”
  • In-room work table and stools
  • Bunk night light and power outlet
  • 4-bunk room
  • Shower
  • Showers
  • In-room storage lockers
FormerCaliBoy, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you require lower bed for any reason (say bad knee) write to the hostel in advance.”
Maziz98, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Renting a Private room is a good idea if its possible.”
498santiagob, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Book in advance. In high demand most of the times.”
gdsachdeva, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“Spend resting time at the entrance lobby, read a book, meet new friends!”
Eva_Chris_D, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
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