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City Hostel Geneva

2, rue Ferrier, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
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Ranked #2 of 11 Specialty Lodging in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Jerusalem, Israel
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

quite close to the railway station. not in the best neighborhood...but it means places around are open late! clean and efficient but lacks atmosphere and a real opportunity to meet fallow travelers, friendly helpful staff. free transport card for Geneva including Airport train ride. offers some Swiss souvenirs and a good price!

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Moscow, Russia
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Accomodation in Geneva is known to be expensive. City Hostel Geneva gives you a chance to stay on budget. The prices are really nice, 60 franks in 3bed dorm per night. The hostel is located near the train station, about 5 minutes walk. It was my first experience with the hostels. My impression was very good. The roomwas clean, bed... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is just a good quality standard hostel. You'll meet people here and have clean, quiet accommodation. Geneva is expensive anyway, so this is as cheap as you'll get. It's a benefit to be near the city so you can save on transport costs.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel accommodates most travellers in small dorms. I was in a three-bed-room. Quiet enough if your roommates are well-behaved. The hostel is spotlessly clean, hi-tech, modern and green. Comfortable beds. Centrally located. Decent prices (by Swiss standards!!!). No backpacker party scene, but for me that's a good thing. If the online reservation system shows no vacancy for a longer... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Geneva is an expensive city so if you're on a budget this is probably not a bad shout. Parking was an issue but there are options. There is loads of space downstairs to chill out, this will be something you want to do as the rooms are tiny! Reception was nice and friendly and sold lots of things but was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, friendly multilingual staff, bike friendly (locked storage available). Small rooms to be expected in hostels. The rooms with windows facing the train lines are a bit noisy in the morning.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel is near by the train station. ..i stayed one night there and i was really pleased. .. the room was clean and has wifi in the room and the le lac is just a five minute walk away! So if you search a cheap way to stay in Geneva it's thefinitly this cool hostel.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've spent a couple of nights in this hostel and it doesn't compare to the other hostel in town. The rooms were way too small, making circulation difficult, it got very damp during the night and they smelled a little funny given its small size. They had lockers in the room which varied in size and shape (and it was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, warm and dry... A good hostel with very high hostel standards. Rooms small but can't complain. Free WIFI. Parking is a severe issue, we parked in the nearby shopping centre, £5 for 24 hours. Nightmare getting into the city by car.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This was an amazing hostel! Firstly you receive a free travel pass for geneva which allows you to use all the buses, trams and boats across the lake for free! It is also located very near to the main train and bus station so its really easy to get around and further afield than Geneva. Secondly the kitchens were in... More

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Address: 2, rue Ferrier, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 49
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