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Basel Youth Hostel

Sankt Alban-Kirchrain 10 | 4052 Basel, Basel 4052, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My sister and I stayed here in June 2013. At first, because we were thick, we took some ridiculous long route from the centre of Basel because my phone maps thing wasn't working properly. I was fuming because I thought we would have to take a huge walk every day to get anywhere but once we arrived we realised where... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This place looks much better in person than in the photos - they've used a lot of wood and concrete which don't photograph well! It is cheap for Switzerland - everything is very expensive - and in a good location, just a short walk from the town centre in a quiet area. The two person rooms seem more like hotel... More 

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I was stay there with my husband during our trip in Basel, Switzerland. The hostel located in great location, walk distance from city center, train station also from some interesting museum also very quite. The room we had was clean and really nice with big windows so we can enjoy the view direct from our bed, perfect location for us,... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great hostel. expensive swiss prices, but the room was very clean and comfortable (for a hostel), with a large window from where we could hear the brook flowing. Service was good. Breakfast was ok, except for the awful coffee. Please serve real coffee! New interior design is very modern and appealing!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

A truly unique hostel. Ultra clean and zen spacious, this place looked like it opened yesterday. Its in a great location of Basel, reasonably close (walking distance) to the central station and centre of town, as well as right by the river. Actually a small stream goes right by the hotel. So you can hear water while you sleep! Nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

A reasonable distance from the town centre if you are walking - two buses needed to the train station- handy to the modern art Museum and the paper Mill Museum - also the ferry across the river. No where to make a cup of coffee or to sit and chat in comfort without the comings and goings of the main... More 

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Beautiful place, great rooms, not too expensive, walking distance to city center but feels like superb area, nice and quiet. Excellent staff, superb breakfast included :) Definitely strongly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Hostel is well located, within a walking distance from most of the attraction/city center. Very good value for money, staff is very very helpful and breakfast is reasonable. Showers are clean and the rooms are tidy. Internet is only around the reception/ seating area. The only negative thing is how loud it can get, otherwise it is good for a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Stayed in a twin room which are nice and big. The showers have a stupid water saving feature that you have to keep pressing a button every 10 seconds or so but they are good. The breakfast is the best part about this hostel (especially because to eat in Basel isn't cheap), they have very nice assortments of bread, cereals,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Everything was great!!! Location, services, attendants. Price was a bit spicy but it was more the currency itself than the hostel, which compared to others is still the best offer. The room was quiet and yet I was able to connect with my roommates in the room or in the lobby. Nothing to say but I would choose it again... More 

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Address: Sankt Alban-Kirchrain 10 | 4052 Basel, Basel 4052, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 66
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