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Basel Youth Hostel

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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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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I payed 50 Euro for one night in a 6 bed dorm which is for me quite expensive. but this was not the worst Thing about this Hotel/ hostel. After the noisy night and the breakfast which was ok but nothing Special. Me and my roomie had recognized that we both had bedbug bites which is really disgusting. I will... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is excellent as hostels go, we had a 4 person room and it was just what we needed for a one night stay. Everything was clean and tidy and had the place almost had the feel of a hotel rather than a hostel. An ideal place to stay within walking distance of the centre of Basel which, being Switzerland,... More 

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stay in basel. The youth hostel is modern and has a fair price rate. We had a family room for 4 people with a shower and toilett with breakfast included for about 210 swiss francs per room.

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Bury St Edmunds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

And just remember, this is a hostel. Wow. Yes its expensive (its Switzerland, duh!) for a hostel when you consider UK or European prices but its very modern, spacious, light and airy. I've NEVER had a hostel window so large that completely opens out to allow fresh air and the flowing river sounds enter your room. The bunks are well... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I really enjoyed my stay at this hostel. The staff were friendly, the facilities were clean, the location was great. I really enjoyed the breakfast and it was much better than expected. It wasn't the best in terms of being a social hostel, as there were many groups staying which mostly kept to themselves. Nonetheless, i'd most likely stay there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Came in the middle of the night, and were friendly person there to welcomed us. Perfect when you miss train or don't want to pay millions for an hotel. Was perfect experience in Basel. Wanna stay more if we could.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

one of the few cheap plces, one can stay in Basel. Good hostel, friendly staff, efficient and clen, off course not cheap, all Switzerland is very expensive. Dinner was good, with 17 CHF not cheap, but again, you will not find a three-course meal in Basel in a restaurant at that price. Very good breakfast buffet

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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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London, United Kingdom
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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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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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