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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
  • 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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Calne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here with a friend whilst following a sports team abroad. Location is fantastic....only 10 minute walk from main Geneva Cornavin train station, also only 10-15 minute walk to lake geneva. Other notable landmarks are not close by but hotel is only 2 minutes walk from bus/tram stops. Stayed in a double room...came with bunk beds, desk, 2 chairs and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for a night on a recommendation. It felt a bit like staying in a hole in a wall, there was constant chatter and noise going on around the hostel and the bathrooms were dirty. Dissappointed to stay here and will probably never go here again.

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Thun, Switzerland
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent there just one night and I really just needed a bed since my plane arrived at 11pm and therefore I couldn't make it home that night. So I can't say much about it (kitchen, TV-room, laundry, etc..) beside the room. The 4 bed dorm I stayed in was spacious, had comfortable bunk beds and huge lockers to use.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Spend two nights in City Hostel Geneva in 3 bed dorm .Everything was very well clean then i expected as a big hostel. Safe,comfortable and great location just few min. to train station and walking distance to everywhere . Definitely recommended !

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Perth, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We spent two nights here in a two bed dorm. It felt a bit like a hospital: drab and no character, but very clean and ultimately functional. Location good for the train station, and affordable in a pricy city.

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Denver, Colorado
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Watch out for the evil girl desk clerk! We witnessed some Really rude and passive-aggressive behavior... As everyone has said, this is the only affordable yet over priced place in town. Bring a lock for the locker if you want to leave your bags after checkout.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

They have a nice functional kitchen, clean and nice environment with many facilities. I have great experience staying in this dorm, better than staying in the hotel nearby. You have to bring your own shower gel and toiletries though.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I was in this hostel last week and it was the first time that I stayed in a hostel in Geneva. My overall experience has been very positive. The directions to reach the hostel are very easy and useful (the given directions are in the hostel webpage). The hostel is located in the center of Geneva, near the train station,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I left a hotel for something significantly cheaper, i was charge 90chf for a single room without TV an error from the reception that could not be corrected since my card had been charged. i stayed at room 235,wi-fi did not work on the second floor so we all had to come downstairs, i specifically enquired and was told there... More 

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Paris, France
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Excellent staying there. Good location next to the train station, lidl and the main places. Clean and quiet. All the staff was extremely helpfull and professionnal. Many facilities (shop, change, internet, kitchen, laudry, lockers, one light per bed...). A few minus: The 3p room was a bit small, like the kitchen. (amazing storage in the fridge on a safe style)... 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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