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City Hostel Geneva

2, rue Ferrier, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
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Ranked #2 of 10 Specialty lodging in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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136 reviews 136 reviews
33 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hostel is about 5-7 minutes from train station and roads also showing the signs of the hostel. Tram stations are about 2-3 minutes walk. The hostel gives you a day pass which makes it free to travel within geneva using bus, trams and trains...and you could use it to the airport by train. The hostel has decent sized kitchen... More

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Kincardine, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights with my boyfriend and we couldn't have been happier with the location. It's five minutes' walk from the main train station and 2 minutes' walk from a tram stop which was great because the hostel gave us free public transport cards! The receptionist was cheerful and helpful and the hostel had a laundry room which... More

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Halifax, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As you know Geneva is an expensive city and this hostel was a nice option if you are stopping over for a night or two. - Hostel is a short walk from the main train station along mainly one road so hard to get lost - a few grocery stores are within a 1-2 minute walk but they close pretty... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed in a lot of hostels in various countries and I have to say this hostel is not bad at all. I stayed in a 3 bed dorm. In terms of practicalities it's: 1. Fairly central. You can walk down to the lake in no more than 15 mins. It's 5 mins from the main train station and is... More

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Stone, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good location. Was my third stay as part of an interrail trip. The rooms are the bare minimum, with shutters on the windows and reasonable beds. Staff were amazingly helpful despite my rather terrible French and even offered to post my postcards for me after I was in a rush for my next train the following morning. Shared facilities,... More

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Singapore, Singapore
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty decent hostel with a good walking location: 5-7 mins to Cornavin train/bus station; 2 mins to a bus-stop with a bus that brings you to United Nations HQ and Red Cross Museum; a stone's throw away from various eateries, grocery shops, pharmacy, and pub; lastly just 10 mins to Lake Geneva! Stayed in a three-bedroom bunk. Wi-fi, toilets, beds,... More

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Sydney, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

The hostel was pretty standard, nothing spectacular. The facilities are pretty good, you will need your own padlock if you want to store things or you can rent one from reception. It was a really warm day when I was there and so the room was absolutely boiling during the night. Opening the window didn't help at all so the... More

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

This is my second stay at the City Hostel, and again I stayed in a dorm room. The hostel is close to the train and bus stations and easy to find. Importantly wifi is available in the rooms and is free. Facilities are excellent, although the day lockers fill up quickly so get in early, and bring a padlock!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Travelling with 3 friends. We booked the eco-double room with shared bathrooms. The room was small (with our luggages) but comfortable. The number of bathrooms and shower rooms available is sufficient. Every floor has both facilities. They broadcast movies at the TV room downstairs every night. Have a parking garage for those travelling with a car. Close to supermarkets and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The hotels in Geneva are generally very expensive as is almost everything else in the city. The City Hostel is a great place to stay. Its not like typical hostels across Europe and a lot of money has been spent on it. It has its own parking which is very nice as we drove across from England. The location is... More

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Address: 2, rue Ferrier, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Geneva
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