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Basel Backpack

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Dornacherstrasse 192 | Bau 8, Basel 4053, Switzerland
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Wellington
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a night in a double room, based on reviews and price. This hostel is one of the businesses in a converted factory / warehouse site - quite a cool location. It's only a 15 min walk from the main train station, but also on a convenient tram line for both the station and centre of town.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

I stayed here for a couple of nights in an 8-bed dorm (although there were only 3 other people in the room). When I arrived, they gave me a travel card, which allowed me unlimited use of the trams and buses whilst I was there. It's a couple of minutes walk from the hostel to Tellplatz tram stop, where you... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We came to stay in Basel for our friends wedding and decided to take one of the private rooms in Basel Backpackers. The quality cleanliness and location were outstanding. It's set in a cool and quirky little part of town.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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34 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Loved the location and the free transportation pass! I'd been worried about getting to the airport and the free pass was amazing! The staff was super nice and helpful, no cons. Great hostel for a good price!

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Singapore
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We only stayed a night and booked ourself one of the private superior rooms. It was a great surprise to get such a big room that is nicely furnished with some interesting features such as imac and a big sliding door to the bathroom. The staff was really friendly and helpful with advices. We received the free public transport pass... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This hostel was nothing special except the people working there made it amazing. They were so helpful and friendly and very accommodating. If you are traveling to this little pretty city defiantly stay at this hostel it's wonderful.

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

This hostel has everything that you would expect from a respectable hostel. Communal showers, a kitchen, lounge area, wifi throughout, lockers, and comfy beds are all included. The location is not too bad. Its on the opposite side of the train tracks in relation to the city centre. Its about a 10-15 min walk to get to the heart of... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I liked the Backpack hostel of Basel because every detail has been thought. The rooms are large and very high, the lockers too, the lamps don't disturb the other guests of the room, in a 8-bed room you can see (and far away) only one person, so you feel privacy, there are hackers to hang your clothes everywhere, the bahtrooms... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This hostel is really good and very reasonable rates for Switzerland. The rooms are large but well divided so that they are grouped into 4s. Each bed has it's own light so you don't have to disturb fellow guests too much. Hostel is generally quiet. The showers are just down the corridor but lovely and warm. The toilets are also... More 

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london
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I stayed for one night in March and had the luxury of having a shared room all to myself so my stay was already off to a great start. Add in very helpful, friendly and informative staff, clean accommodation and facilities, good breakfast and coffee, not to mention a drop in yoga center AND a local brewery bar (with awesome... More 

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