We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 11 Geneva accommodations

City Hostel Geneva

2, rue Ferrier, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Special Deal
free transport ticket
Save Saved
You added City Hostel Geneva to your Saves list
City Hostel Geneva
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 2 more sites!
84%
Ranked #2 of 11 Specialty Lodging in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Panicstrickenchicken London, United Kingdom
Write a Review

275 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    88
    131
    47
    6
    3
See reviews for
13
60
79
22
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (24)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hostel accommodates most travellers in small dorms. I was in a three-bed-room. Quiet enough if your roommates are well-behaved. The hostel is spotlessly clean, hi-tech, modern and green. Comfortable beds. Centrally located. Decent prices (by Swiss standards!!!). No backpacker party scene, but for me that's a good thing. If the online reservation system shows no vacancy for a longer... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Northampton
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Geneva is an expensive city so if you're on a budget this is probably not a bad shout. Parking was an issue but there are options. There is loads of space downstairs to chill out, this will be something you want to do as the rooms are tiny! Reception was nice and friendly and sold lots of things but was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location, friendly multilingual staff, bike friendly (locked storage available). Small rooms to be expected in hostels. The rooms with windows facing the train lines are a bit noisy in the morning.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Zurich, Switzerland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is near by the train station. ..i stayed one night there and i was really pleased. .. the room was clean and has wifi in the room and the le lac is just a five minute walk away! So if you search a cheap way to stay in Geneva it's thefinitly this cool hostel.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Geneva, Switzerland
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've spent a couple of nights in this hostel and it doesn't compare to the other hostel in town. The rooms were way too small, making circulation difficult, it got very damp during the night and they smelled a little funny given its small size. They had lockers in the room which varied in size and shape (and it was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Southampton
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean, warm and dry... A good hostel with very high hostel standards. Rooms small but can't complain. Free WIFI. Parking is a severe issue, we parked in the nearby shopping centre, £5 for 24 hours. Nightmare getting into the city by car.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an amazing hostel! Firstly you receive a free travel pass for geneva which allows you to use all the buses, trams and boats across the lake for free! It is also located very near to the main train and bus station so its really easy to get around and further afield than Geneva. Secondly the kitchens were in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Auckland, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
25 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

City Hostel in Geneva is about 10 min walk from the train station.I had a big backpack and a luggage but the journey wasnt too difficult. The hostel was easy to find but the reception was closed for an hour (for lunch I think) when we arrived but one of the staff kindly swiped us in. Check in was easy,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Scotland
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We have stayed in a lot of hostels when travelling and this one was one of the best. Very clean, staff lovely, beds comfy and location good! Only fifteen minute walk to the lake and ten mins from the train station. Felt very safe. Bathroom facilities were very clean! Free wifi and free public transport card. Only downside is it... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Montreal, Canada
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
21 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Stayed only 1 night before catching a flight back to Montreal the next morning. Clean hostel. The room was comfy (private 2 beds dorm) with a sink, a wardrobe and a little desk + lamp. I've seen better showers/bathrooms (they were also mixed men/women) but they were alright. You can also park your car in a garage for 15chf extra.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage City Hostel Geneva, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to City Hostel Geneva? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about City Hostel Geneva

Address: 2, rue Ferrier, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
Phone Number:
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline, HostelWorld, HostelBookers and Odigeo so you can book your City Hostel Geneva reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
City Hostel Geneva Hotel Geneva

62 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (50)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (8)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (18)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Other (17)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (13)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (7)
Viewed
Other (5)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in
any neighborhood
in Geneva with
any amenities