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Hotel JBN

Welschdorfli 19, Chur 7000, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

After looking for an affordable place to stay we booked a one night stay with JBN hostel. The hostel seems to be in a red light district with Octopussy right across the road. When we checked in the staff member was very friendly and helped us carry our bags to the third floor as our backs were heavy. Our room... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I didn't stay here for too long but just a night since I had to catch the Glacier Express early next day, but my short stay here was comfortable. I was in a six bed dorm but only two other beds were occupied. The hostel is in a great location and is just a short walk from the train station.The... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The JBN hostel is in a great location, right by the cable car up the mountain and a short walk to the old town. The breakfast was good however it consisted of two rolls in a paper bag delivered the night before. There was cornflakes and tea, coffee and orange juice available. However there were no bowls and a limited... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

I stayed in the 18-bed dorm for one night. Surprisingly there was only four people in the room so it wasn’t as chaotic as I expected. Indeed my stay there was quite ok. The hostel was clean and had all the necessary facilities. Wifi available in the room but the signal was weak. There was a kitchen too. The only... More

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I only spent one night here so I could do both the Bernina express and the Glacier express (I highly recommend doing both by the way!), and the JNB hostel was just what I needed to break up the journey. I arrived quite early after being on a night train, its a short walk from the station through the town,... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013 via mobile

I recently stayed overnight in Chur prior to catching the Bernina Express (amazing by the way!). We arrived late on after having spent the whole day travelling, Marco who welcomed us was very warm and kind and you got the impression he couldn't do enough for you. We quickly showered in the block (basic but clean) and went to sleep.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

We were in Chur for one night and desperately wanted to watch an Important English soccer match. We were told our only hope was the JBN Sportsbar so we located it in what seemed to be in a red light area, as noted by a previous reviewer. The young guys running the bar were incredibly helpful, making the night one... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

-Day7;Continued..After we took off the Glacier Express at Chur,we walked to hotel JBN and felt like waiking city tour.The staff is very nice and well informed.The building is old style,no elevator but inside is modern decorated.The room is large,a lot of area to lay the things,clean and comfort.Eventhough there were no linen,the beds were still comfort and good enough to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

This place was OK, although nothing stands out. Staff was OK. The locations is on the other side of town, although Chur is small. Hotel seemed to be located in the red light district, although it's Switzerland so how dangerous can it be. The room was clean. The bathrooms were OK, although I arrived very late and find that there... More

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Peregian, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

With a name like Just Be Nice how can you go wrong? JBN is an affordable hotel/hostel in Downtown Chur. The rooms are well appointed, each with their own decor. Bathrooms are spacious, clean and modern. Table soccer in the hallway, internet, computer for guest use, and other mod cons. The management is young and friendly, very helpful with regards... More

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Address: Welschdorfli 19, Chur 7000, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Graubunden > Chur
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Welcome to Chur. JBN is the first Backpacker-hotel in the canton's capital. The 'JBN' combines 45 beds, an Espresso bar and a sports bar to an uncomplicated 'Cheap and Chic'-house.'JBN' offers low priced and amiable overnight stays - without appearing cheap. The hotel consists of a mass accommodation, rooms with several beds, and a suite. Breakfast is included in all of the rooms, except the 17 bed dormitory. In the heart of Chur's nightlife, the 'JBN' is located between restaurants, bars, clubs and even a bowling alley.Besides the low priced accommodation possibilities, you will find the in-house coffee bar with a variety of snacks and a smaller selection of meals.With our partner bars and restaurants such as the Beer bar Toms Beer Box, the cocktailbar Schall und Rauch and the Restaurant Frohsinn we can offer you a memorable stay in Switzerland. ... more   less 
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