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    Generation YMCA Hostel

    Gempenstrasse 64, Basel 4053, Switzerland
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    Traveler (119)
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    • Excellent57%
    • Very good32%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
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    “big kitchen” (4 reviews)
    “top bunk” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Available
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair access
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 291 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The room is very clean. I was surprised that I got a free day travel ticket which was very convenient. Not too far from the train station. It took me about 10 minutes of walking to reach here. It's one of the cheapest you can...More

    Thank Amna P
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Great place! Amazing location right next to the main train station, great nice and helpful staff! Was a pleasure staying there and will definitely stay there again! Big spacious well equipped kitchen and clean nice rooms

    Thank meitar236
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Great atmosphere while sharing the kitchen (free coffee yay), good recommendations on places to visit from the very friendly stuff, very clean and modern sleeping rooms, I thought it would be a problem to have a shared bathrooms but there were many shared bathrooms and...More

    Thank Sebastian O
    Response from Valérie S, Front Office at Generation YMCA HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Sebastian - thank you very much for your nice comment! We are so happy that you had a wonderful stay with us, so we hope to see you soon again! Best regards from Basel, Valérie - Generation YMCA Hostel Basel.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    reliably clean, friendly and well run. lovely calm and relaxing atmosphere. great breakfast very good price. will stay here again on my next trip. good shared kitchen, hot drinks free, the reception sells all sorts of useful basics including some food stuff.More

    Thank benjii104
    Response from Valérie S, Front Office at Generation YMCA HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking your time to write a comment for us! :-) We are very thankful about every one! And also we are happy to hear that you like our atmosphere, breakfast and shop offer. Hope we will see you soon! Best regards, Valérie...More

    Reviewed December 10, 2017

    Clean rooms, hot showers, good breakfast and great location for visiting Basel. About 200m from Basel main train station so convenient for trips to France and Germany or flights from the airport. Hostels are a great way to travel around Europe.

    Thank Nicholas F
    Response from Valérie S, Front Office at Generation YMCA HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Nicolas. We are very glad that our hostel gave you a great opportunity for your further travels! Ans also we would like to thank you for your comment! We hope to see you again. Best wishes, Valérie - Generation YMCA Hostel Basel.

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    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Breakfast Available
    • Price range
    • $62 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 43
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    • Location
    • Switzerland >
    • Canton of Basel >
    • Basel
    • Also Known As
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    Gordon S
    February 16, 2015|
    Response from Chelsey L | Reviewed this property |
    If you're looking to book a room with just a double bed, I would do it pretty far in advance. The rates are pretty good there and it could fill up. I can't give specific times because I don't work there, but perhaps you can... More
    Robbin R
    February 15, 2015|
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    Response from Umutcan Ş | Reviewed this property |
    There is a receptionist or security guard on call, you just need to ring the bell. We also checked in quite late without a notice in advance.
    Room Tips
    "Shared dorms for eight are fine."
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    "Best views, quiet, very clean, friendly receptionists"
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    "private room with WC/shower"
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    "Maybe choose on that is not on the ground floor."
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