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Auberge de Jeunesse Geneva

Rue Rothschild 28-30, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
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Ranked #5 of 10 Specialty lodging in Geneva
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's not an amazing hostel but it gets the job done. The bedrooms were very clean and I liked that the lockers opened with the same key card as your room. I would have preferred that the lockers were inside the room though, instead of outside in the hallway (for an added level of security). The included breakfast was good.... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

35 CHF a night in a spacious 6-bed dorm, but there is an additional charge of 6 CHF per night if you aren't a Hostelling International member. I only stayed one night, but the extra fee seems a tad excessive if you are staying multiple nights. It is located conveniently near the train station (10min walk or 2 stops by... More

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Moscow, Russia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Upon my arrival, I was charged additional 12 chef that I never heard of. Showers are not really very pleasant and comfortable. Rooms are cleaned but only the floors. Breakfast is ok. Wifi works weirdly. Anyway, still the cheapest place to sleep in Geneva. Good for the money you pay.

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Paris, France
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60 reviews 60 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I spent two nights with friends at this hostel. The rooms and bathrooms and new and clean. You get a keycard to your room that also gives you access to a locker where you can store your valuables and luggage. Great breakfast for a hostel. The lobby is pretty nice, the kitchens are not that cool, though.

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Perpignan, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Very nice, clean, quiet, well located, safe and spacious lockers. Staff nice but a bit clumsy. The breakfast is good and included. People of all ages staying, there is a well equipped kitchen for snacks. Very good.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Clean, very good facilities, close enough to local amenities and the main center is a 5/10 minute walk in one direction, the lake the other. For what it is, it's perfectly acceptable and adequate. The hostel itself was actually a lot bigger than I was expecting. I stayed in a 6 person dorm style room on the 4th floor above... More

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Venice, Italy
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111 reviews 111 reviews
33 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I had to stay in this hostel as I was traveling together with a group and for organizational purposes it was easier to stay with the group. However, they were 4 sleepless nights of noise outside and inside the room. Upon check-in you are can collect a duvet, mattress and pillow cover that you can change every three days. Luckily... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

My personal experience of this accommodation was fine, I stayed on level 6 in my own room, with en suite. As expected, the room was reasonably bare but this is a youth hostel, so this is fine. My room opened onto a communal balcony, and had amazing views out over the lake, looking out at sunrise was a memory I... More

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Toulouse
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The hostel itself is clean, the communal areas are nice, the breakfast is basic but does the job, the showers are hot... However it's very noisy at night. It is also quite hot in the rooms, we were on the 4th floor in April (can't imagine summer!) So had to open the windows.... Sounded like we were in a pub... More

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Verwood, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

Upon arrival we were handed a bed set consisting of a very scratchy sheet and linen covers, however the beds themselves were ok, adequate for a short stay. Lockers provided were very secure and large, whilst the bathroom was also of acceptable cleanliness, if lacking reliable hot water. Breakfast was acceptable but with a limited choice, however this is free... More

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Address: Rue Rothschild 28-30, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Geneva
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Youth Hostel Geneva enjoys a central location in Geneva and is in a historic building from the 19th century. It features free Wi-Fi and a restaurant serving Swiss cuisine in the evenings. Lake Geneva is only 800 ft away. ... more   less 
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