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City Hostel Geneva

2, rue Ferrier, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hostel is only a short walk from the train station and the lake is walking distance! The rooms were clean and had everything we needed, even a TV! The shared bathrooms were always clean and so was the kitchen, we always cooked in there. Would definitely stay here again if we return to Geneva :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Clean and efficient. Within walking distance of the railway station but it is next to the railway and in summer its hot (but i dont expect aircon in a hostel) and a little noisy. We tried the breakfast deal recomended and it was disapointing to fair so didnt bother again. Washer dryer was a bit of a challenge but it... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Starting with the positives, this hostel is near some local supermarkets and the main train station so is quite convenient. The travel card within Geneva is also very convenient. However, inside the hostel we didn't have a great experience, however the staff were nice. We are from Australia so are fairly used to heat, but at night the rooms were... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Good location, 10 minutes or so from the main train station and easy walk down to Lake Geneva and to local pubs. Receptionist very friendly - gave us our free public transport ticket (crazy useful!). Stayed in a 2 bed private room, shared bathroom. Room was clean and even had a little fan which was a lifesaver as there was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Spent one night in a 3-female dorm. Perhaps due to a later arrival time (9:45pm), the receptionists attitude was quite cold and forgot to mention several things until I later asked for them specifically (ie transportation card, wifi). The room was small. Clean bathrooms. Unfortunately it was also the weekend of the music festival so the streets were quite noisy... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Hostel lovely and clean, quiet, and with the bonus of an electric fan in the room. Kitchen clean and accessible. Staff helpful. Library with books to borrow. Plenty of leaflets re things to see and do in the area. Great location, near the station, Lidl, the lake, the old town. Everything nearby. I would love to stay there again. Towels... More 

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Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is the third time I stay here while attending some events at the United Nations. Extremely close to both the tram stop -less than 10 minutes to the UN- and to the main train station. Some supermarkets and ethnic restaurants nearby. Staff was very polite and the rooms as well as the wc/showers were always cleaned. TV in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Hostel is close to city center,well designed rooms,common play area is there,there is no breakfast but there is common kitchen , Common Bathrooms were very clean ,they give free Geneva bus,trams pass . Worth choice for budget travelers .

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Good location, walking distance to most attractions, but you'll also receive a free travel pass upon your arrival. A really nice touch. The staff were very helpful, and the rooms a good size. The communal bathrooms and kitchen areas are well laid out and clearly signed. Very good, would happily stay here again. Many thanks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I booked private room due to fully booked for the shared room. We need to book earlier if you want to get the room. I am not surprised because it located very strategic, like 10 minutes walk to train station. I was having a trip to Chamonix with Warwick Hotel as a meeting point so I'm so blessed stayed here... More 

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