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City Hostel Geneva

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2, rue Ferrier, Geneva 1202, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent hostel! I widely recommend this place, personnel was very kind and attentive to our questions, rooms were quite comfortable and clean, one of the best hostels I have been, very close to train station, what makes very easy to get at it on foot.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

City Hostel is an excellent hostel. Not cheap, but you get what you pay for. The crowd was mixed, some travellers and business. Clean rooms and washrooms. Good staff. Decent beds (not the most comfortable). Good location - 10 minute walk from the train station. 20 minutes from the main shopping area. 25 minutes from cathedral. Not the best hostel... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We went to Geneva for a weekend and stayed at the City Hostel The best thing about the place is…of course, what else ... Location, location, location :) Although the place was full we could hardly notice anyone  Also the free Geneva transportation card for the duration of stay gr8 thing  I can definitely recommend the place. There... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Thick walls, sturdy wooden by beds, comfortable mattress. Good storage space, in a 3 person room 2 hard cases can be securely stored, the last (3rd) storage is thin and tall. Each bed had a light and its own power socket. The cleaning staff do a good job. Sink/mirror in the dormitory room. Shower cubical are unisex but have doors... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I would have no hesitation in recommending a stay at City Hostel Geneva. The booking information (booked through Hostelworld) was excellent and provided relevant and trustworthy information. Check-in was friendly, polite and helpful and at the check in area there are some snacks and souvenirs to purchase, as well as vending machines in the common area. You can book train... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I stayed in Geneva for a couple of nights sightseeing. This hostel is basic and not particularly friendly but it is safe, central, affordable, clean and provides all of the facilities you need. It is walking distance from the main train station. There is a reception area, a few kitchens, secure luggage lockers, a tv area and hot showers. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

I was in a bind, and had to get a place late night and it was possible here. For Geneva, the price was good, there is wifi in both rooms that I stayed, I didn't have to go to a lounge to use it. The service was kind, ad offered tips, also the free daily transit pass is a lifesaver.... More 

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Manly, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Clean, tiny rooms, crap beds but this is a hostel. Good value compared to other options close by. Tv area warm n comfy. Kitchen on first floor small n dirty but plenty of close by restaurant or kebab/takeaways. Only 4 min walk from station. Would use again for a one night.

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

That's my first time, i slept in Genève, for a couple of nights, and it was perfect!! Clean, warm, and friendly staff, especially the guy in the afternoon I suppose he was Italian,funny and polite!! Thank you for everything, if I come back in Genève i will go there! Feel to be in hotel!! Thank you

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

It is a good hostel, staff is nice and is clean and beds are comfortable. I like the elevator/lift they have :). Well located too. They give a travel pass for free that you can you use in trams, bus, etc, etc. The only thing is that they do not provide breakfast

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