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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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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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59 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I stayed here for three nights with two of my friends. Checkin was quick and good, rooms are very small. The worst part of this hostel is insecure feeling, everywhere you go you will see posters saying beware of thief’s. My worst fear came true very next day during breakfast in canteen (Full of CCTV Camera’s) somebody has stolen my... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We visited Geneva with a big group of students. The rooms are spacious and bunkbeds were comfortable. Breakfast buffet was a little short but dinner was nice and good. Something that I didn't like was the bathrooms, which were not clean enough. Wifi was only available in the hall.

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