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Geneva Hostel

Rue Rothschild 28-30, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Reading, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good location fairly near the centre and the lake. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Good food and vegetarian options available, but you have to make sure you get a ticket and bring it to breakfast. You can also make a deposit and borrow a plug adapter.

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here for six nights for a class trip and it was perfect for us. Fantastic location within easy walking distance of the center as well as quick access to the very efficient Geneva public transportation. The WiFi signal is very strong and the included breakfast is tasty and good quality. The beds were quite comfortable but be sure... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Check in takes forever, staff was okay. The rooms weren't bad, beds were okay but I do expect better for almost $40 a night. Location is close to the water but not much was in the area to do. After 4 hours on a train and 17 hours on a bus I was tired and desperately wanted a shower but... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I enjoyed my stay here. Rooms were clean and large with free lockers in the corridor for large suitcases. My room was full and the rest of the floor had 16years + school children staying in them. The kids were noisy till late at night but I was ok with that. As I bumbled my way to bathroom at night... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We stayed at this hostel as part of a bug student group attending a conference and it was excellent.. The hostel is quite clean and nice and the breakfast is good too... They have luggage lockers that you can rent even after you have checked out of the hostel.. Being Switzerland, is it on the expensive side but the whole... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Staffs are really kind and rooms are very clean. 32 Euro per night include free city transpotation and nice breakfasts which amazed me a lot. Especially thx to Mostafa,his recommendations makes my trip so interesting and meaningful! Didnt expect Geneva that nice, i love this city!

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Hong kong
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The hostel interior design is much better than its out look . Breadfast is good , and not difficult to reach. It can be go to downtown and train terminal in city by walking 15-20 minutes. By light train ,number 1 takes 1 station only in a minute, will drop nearby the hotel . I only got problem in the... More 

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Pros: Decent location, pretty nice staff, big lockers. Cons: extremely loud, tons of school groups taking over, had to wait an hour in line for breakfast. The high school kids hoard in the lounge because its the only place for wifi. Watch out for hidden fees: towels, luggage storage, etc. Also didn't like that if you get there at 13:55... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Geneva Hostel was not a great hostel. Great location, but incredibly tough to find. The hostel set up is very odd - almost scary. The rooms are also very small and outdated. Although there was nothing outstanding, this hostel does not come across as the cleanest. Perhaps it is because it is outdated, but that was our impression. It is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I have stayed in many hostels and in many cities and by far Geneva is the most expensive 'budget' hostel. They offer the same dorm style rooms and nothing extra. I get that Geneva is expensive however, hostels are there to help backpackers and for 45EU I can find 2-3 star hotel. I would like to see prices reflect the... More 

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