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Zurich Youth Hostel

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   Mutschellenstrasse 114, Zurich 8038, Switzerland (Wollishofen)
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Ranked #2 of 26 Specialty lodging in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A well run hostel with pleasant staff, more than adequate breakfast (included), and large showers. We stayed in the 4 bed female dorm. Only down sides are very slow wifi that's limited to the lobby and it's a bit of a hike to the city centre and train station.

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean hostel spacious rooms with good beds, lockers and washing facilities. The staff were very helpful and more than attentive. The free breakfast was very good and just what you need. Plenty of areas to sit downstairs where it was okay to consume your own food and drink despite there being a bar, there was also free Wi-Fi in... More

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Denver, Colorado
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Generally as youth hostels go, this one was very industrial and corporate. The hostel itself was spacious and clean, and if you enjoy walking, it's not that far from the city center. Nice value for the price, and the breakfast that is included had a very good spread.

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Singapore, Singapore
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75 reviews 75 reviews
18 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We had to walk up a hill with our heavy luggages to reach this hostel. The location isn't the best and is not located near to the city center. Even after taking tram 7 from Zurich HB to Wollishofen, you still need to walk up a long path upslope to the hostel. The only good thing about the location is... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

What a nice surprise to arrive at the youth hostel in Zurich, expecting something simple and minimalistic, and find this nice, well equipped establishment with friendly and helpful staff. This is certainly worth considering when visiting Zurich.

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Sydney
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Great location with best customer service nearby shopping and station. Its best for value for money with buffet breakfast and wifi free in the lobby. Staff was very friendly and great help. Highly recommend for best deal in zurich as its clean and best location

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Pune, India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Place is located 15 minutes far from the city center but is easily reachable from the main train station. Thanks to the remarkable Swiss transport system. Staff at the hostel is very friendly specially at the bar counter. The seating area is an amazing place to make new friends and discuss about city exploring. Wifi is only available at the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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71 reviews 71 reviews
37 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Youth Hostel / Jugendherberge Zurich was the highlight of our stay in Europe. The staff are incredibly friendly and they go out of their way to help you at all times. They serve you with a smile and make you feel welcome; it feels real and not just for money. We met the best service staff ever and I can't... More

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Berlin, Germany
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168 reviews 168 reviews
47 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

This youth hostel is quite expensive compared to other youth hostels in Europe, but this is more a reflection on the city of Zurich, rather than the hostel. When you compare it to other alternatives in Zurich, this hostel is pretty good. It was clean and had a nice large area downstairs for eating, hanging out and connecting to the... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

the location of the hostel was outside the town and the place was very very costly. the breakfast was very poor specially if you dont eat pork and beef. they only serve non veg and for vegetarians, there is only cheese bread and jam. the rooms are clean and lockers are big enough. the place is very cold so carry... More

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Address: Mutschellenstrasse 114, Zurich 8038, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Zurich > Wollishofen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Zurich Youth Hostel 1.5*
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Also Known As:
Jugendherberge Zurich Hotel
Youth Hostel Zurich

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The Zurich Youth Hostel became one of the most modern of the world- open round the clock, so you can really get to know Zurich, the little city on a global scale. The hostel has a roomy entrance hall and a spacious inner courtyard for the international globe-trotting community to meet good cuisine, comfortable rooms in a quiet city location close to the lake. ... more   less 
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