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Basel Back Pack

Dornacherstrasse 192, Basel 4053, Switzerland
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Ranked #3 of 16 Specialty lodging in Basel
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff with excelent english skills. :-) The beds were huge and lockers too. Be careful with the lockers. They are little bit noisy so be sure not to use them at night or early morning. Bathrooms are nice and clean. The spirit of this place is amazing. Be sure to get breakfast in the morning. Many tasty options for... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hostel with cool design, sort of an industrial feel to it. Beautiful graffiti on the walls inside the hostel. Good showers, lockers in the rooms. Helpful staff and good wifi. A good place to stay while you explore Basel. :)

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Ghent, Belgium
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

GETTING THERE The hostel is situated at the far back of a large renovated industrial complex. I found it was fastest to take tram 15 or 16 from the back of the station to “Tellplatz” and walk down the street. Total travel time from the back of the station to the hotel door is less than 10 minutes. Walking from... More

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Hamburg
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were relaxed and friendly and very helpful, the people there were all nice and friendly. The interior gives a cool vibe very interesting and casual. Cool location and had some good times watching the football.

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London
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150 reviews 150 reviews
8 hotel reviews
420 helpful votes 420 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We visited a few years ago, loved it. Good value for money and good service. We were given a room which was private. Although there were other free beds, we were promised that we would be left along in that room. Shared bathroom and kitchen, if one is ok with this, this is the place to stay in Basel.

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Shenzhen, China
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

In a ridiculously expensive country, Basel Back Pack is a catch. We (two architects on a budget) were supposed to stay 1 day + 1 night to visit some architecturally interesting building in the city; we ended up staying for 3 days + 2 nights, and would gladly have stayed more if we had the time. Staff was super friendly... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I've arrived at the hostel only to realise that I've made a booking for the following day instead of the current one. I was upset because I didn't want to pay extra for one day, I was taking the plane the next day and could not benefit of my original booking. Luckily the guy at the reception was really nice... More

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Ascot
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67 reviews 67 reviews
16 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We were in Basel for a football match. Unfortunately the match date coincided with a Swiss watch convention, meaning there were literally no hotel rooms in the area, or within 20 miles. Everyone was having a nightmare. There were no flights available to Basel, either, so we had flown into Zurich and then got a train to Basel. My own... More

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Ibiza, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

There were 6 of us travelling on budget (aged between 25-56). Stayed for 1 night. I couldn't comment on check in procedure as we arrived very late at night. Please note that the reception will be closed after 8pm, we informed our late arrival when we booked so we were given password to the key box and had no problem... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

I have nothing but high respect for this hostel. Very clean and tidy and very friendly staff during a very busy period. Plus I left some clothes on the floor due to a drunk and early start in the morning and they sent all the clothes back to my UK address, Cannot fault this place at all!!!

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Address: Dornacherstrasse 192, Basel 4053, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Basel
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