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City Hostel Geneva

2, rue Ferrier, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nothing special, but nothing wrong either. Kitchen included is a nice touch. Linen and towel included. Everything was clean. Walking distance from a couple of American friendly bars as well as the public transit pub.

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

It is close walking distance from the metro and there are restaurants and a super market close by. The hostel itself is lovely with the private rooms something nice compared to large rooms full of bunk beds.

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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a young traveler with small budget, this is the place to go to. you can reach it easily, its 3 mins away from the metro stop and only 9 mins away by foot from the main metro/train station in Geneva. it is also surrounded by restaurants, and many supermarkets. It is only 8 walking minutes away from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got ourselves a three bedroom dorm. nothing special about this place except for the free public transport ticket for the whole duration of our stay which was 3 days. Probably one of the cheapest place you can find in Geneva which is very near to the main train station which is just a few minutes walk.

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Thank randu r
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is superb. The rooms are clean and spacey, you can cook and conveniently keep the things you cook in personal closed compartments in the refrigerator. There are also closed compartments for no-fridge stuff. You need one key for both for which you have to leave a refundable deposit of 10 francs at reception. There is a movie show... More 

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Pully, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finding an hotel at an accepting price in Geneva is a quasi impossible challenge. However, the City Hostel offers downtown a room (OK with shared bathroom, which can be not acceptable for some people) at a very interesting price. So for those of you who cannot spend that much in a pricy hotel (or do prefer to spend their money... More 

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Denmark
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99 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Whereas the hostel is very centrally located just 5 minutes walk from the central train station and in general was clean and had ok facilities, the attitude from the staff leaves a lot to wish for! On arrival, the guy in the reception could barely say hello and wasn't really helpful. I saw the same behaviour when other people were... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

I've stayed in this hostel twice now and both times I've had a pleasant stay. The staff are friendly, it's in a great location and it provides everything you need. Its selling point is definitely the price. Accommodation is generally very expensive in Geneva so, by Swiss standards, City Hostel is a brilliant budget place to stay for a night... More 

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Limassol,Cyprus
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

We were a group of 16 friends (students) and we were given rooms of 3 and 2 beds. The hostel is really nice for young people who want to pay little for accommodation. There is a Lidl 2 minutes away from the hostel and there are loads of shops, restaurants and coffee shops. Metro&Tram station really close and the airport... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

I've just returned today from a three night stay at City Hostel and thought that the hostel was a mixed experience. Starting with the positives- the hostel is extremely well located, just 5 minutes from the main station and about a 15 minute walk from the city centre. We received a free travel card on arrival which was great (free... More 

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