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City Hostel Geneva

2, rue Ferrier, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a 2d 1n stay here. Very small place but its cozy. With common bath and a lift! Its bicycle friendly as i can bring up my luggage and bike case. Gave a free day pass for the tram and a map of Geneva! Cheap stay and a good location in town. You can walk anywhere from here all around... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Geneva for one night and stayed in a private room with shared bathroom. Basic hostel accommodation with free wifi in room, good showers, clean and comfy. Slightly dated but excellent location (5 mins from main station) and great value for money. Also within walking distance of the old town and tram links. If you are looking for... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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53 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here paying about 60 CHF a night, which was way lower than any other hotel around and even most AirBNB in the city, being Geneva so expensive! The hostel is basic but clean. Single independent rooms are surprisingly large. The only thing (being a hostel) is that you don't have private bathroom, but you have independent cubicles, so... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot fault this hostel. Rooms were very basic but exceptionally clean. Communal areas were also kept clean and tidy. The hostel was fully booked for the duration of our stay which reflects the good reputation that the hostel upholds. Convenient location, everything you need within walking distance. You get what you pay for!

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Bukidnon Province, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hostel was really nice and clean. Staff were nice and friendly, especially the ladies who clean the rooms. Toilets were communal, but hardly noticed anyone in the toilets. Very clean, too. My only compaint is I got the room which is facing the street, and it's a little noisy at night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

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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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

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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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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