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City Hostel Geneva

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Barrie, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Geneva is a very expensive place which led us to this hostel as an option to alleviate some of the financial strain of visiting Switzerland. It has a great staff, clean washrooms (which are gender neutral if you care) and OK kitchens. I wasn't overly impressed with the beds and had a hard time sleeping on the rubber pads that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I only stayed at this place for one day/night, but I did enjoy my stay there. The room was small, but clean. Bathroom/toilets were outside the room, on the same floor and they were clean as well. I was given a free transportation ticket for that day, which helped me save quite some money on sightseeings. Good price for expensive... More 

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Newcastle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

I stayed at this hostel for 1 night with my fiancé. We walked from the train station which is only 5 minutes up the road, we used directions from google maps. Check in was quick and easy and the staff were great. The receptionist gave us a map and basically made a route for us around the attractions. He told... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We booked a private room for two which is nearly the same price for one person in dorm, and we have more privacy. We came late at night and the receptionist is very helpful and friendly. The room is quite small, but clean and neat with two single beds, 1 table, 2 chairs, a fan and a sink. Bathroom is... More 

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Disappointing experience, especially when one considers the price/value ratio (even if it's in a generally expensive city). The property is located quite close to the train station - which is convenient - but the rooms not only face the street but also the rail tracks. This means the NOISE LEVEL is extremely high almost throughout the whole night - especially... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We stayed here back in Sep 2008 for a night. It was pretty easy to find this place and location was close to the Main railway station too. We took a dorm with 2 bed and shared bathroom. Room was compact and since we had to leave very early in the morning, so did not have problem with the availability... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Only stayed 1 night, there were 2 of us in a 3 bed room. The 3rd bed was taken by someone else but it had enough room once bags were put away in lockers. Showers and toilets were clean and easy to use. If you dont take your own towel you'll be given a very small one but can purchase/deposit... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Stayed for one night in Geneva whilst passing through. Some Pros and Some Cons. Pros. Good location, near train station, trams and all amenities Rooms were Clean Check in was quick and hassle free Convenient for short stay Good wifi at no extra cost Had several beers so didn't hear any noise Cons Reasonably expensive even by Geneva standards Bathrooms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Nothing too surprising. Centrally located but in an uninteresting area. Bed was comfortable, room was fairly small for 3 persons. Lockers provided in the room were large enough to fit my large suitcase and backpack. Bathroom and kitchen are what you would expect from a hostel. Only thing missing was a gathering spot for socializing (i.e. bar/game room/tv room). There... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

A really good hostel with a nice chilled out vibe thanks to the staff. It is clean and comfortable and z free travel pass for all public transport saved me walking round in the rain all day. Geneva itself as a city was a bit of a let down to look around there wasn't the lively atmosphere you get in... More 

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Additional Information about City Hostel Geneva

Address: rue Ferrier 2, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
Price Range: $78 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 49
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