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YMCA Hostel Basel

Gempenstrasse 64 | 4053 Basel, Basel CH-4053, Switzerland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel exceeded my expectations. It worthed the money with the great location and guest service. The bathroons are clean, such as the other facillities. Great place for those spending a nice time in town.Totally recomend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The public areas include tv room,kitchen,chilling room and vintage sofa are very comfortable.It is very near the main train station and just walk within 5 minutes.The environment is clean and beautiful.Overall it's very convenient.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Very modern and equipped hostel. Breakfast is not included to accomadation. Guests' age profile is a bit old, not a party place to be honest. Kitchen is closed after midnight but night shift staff are helpful in case of urgent kitchen related needs. The placing of some of the beds in shared dorms might be strange to some visitors because,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I had a nice time, the place was clean and nice communal areas and a simple decent breakfast. As is expected in a hostel one has room mates. mine left the window open and were constantly rolling "private" cigarettes. They did smoke them outside, but still....room mates.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I had 4 bed dorm with my friend that dorm with kitchen. But the equipment s of kitchen was a little bit dirty.but for all,it's really easy to stay here. Can take tram 16 to center of the city.also train station is close to ymca hostel. Nice!save time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Very Good hostel; big rooms and beds, very clean and good attention. Just only the soundproofing isn't good, I listened noise from the showers and anothers rooms. And is uncomfortable the showers and toiled separate. Good location, near the train station.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I stayed at a 5-bed female dorm on the 1st floor for a night and here are the quick pros and cons:- PROS: - Easy and quick walk from the train station. Neighbourhood is quiet but well lit and felt safe. - New, clean and well-equipped. Locker is provided for free in the room. Key deposit of CHF10 required. -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Wonderful Staff; very helpful!!! Very clean inside and spacious inside, free wifi, my room is nice and airy with a HUGE locker; glad I got a separate single bunk-bed as some are kinda joined bar a low bar....Least I didn't have to make my bed here!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I stayed at the YMCA Basel for two nights with my teenage Daughter & 70 year old mother, we couldn't fault our stay and would stay again, it was in the perfect location for the SBB train station and also the city centre, the staff were brilliant, the room was amazing, more of 5 star hotel than a YMCA, the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The room we had - and especially the bathrooms - excellent. Close to train station, so easy walk after getting to town on the train. Free transportation passes that came in handy. Big comfortable common room and kitchen. Downsides - WIFI didn't work in room, front desk staff not that helpful or friendly.

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Address: Gempenstrasse 64 | 4053 Basel, Basel CH-4053, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 43
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