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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 8, 2013

A smart, clean and central hostel with friendly and helpful staff. I stayed here on my first visit to Geneva and couldn't fault it. There is a nice bright reception area and I had a private room with two single beds to myself - perfectly clean and comfortable night sleep. The bathroom directly across the hall meant it was practically...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

Clean comfortable and modern. Nice staffs. Nice common area outside reception. Nightly movies. Leisure room in the basement. Good wifi!! Study lamp n power socket to each bed. All you need in the hostel you find it here. And the best showers I ever had!!! Super powerful water pressure !!! The sleeping quality depends on other travellers. We had someone...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed April 2, 2013

It was my 4th time in City hostel. Perfect as always. Helpful staff, free Wi-Fi, clean room, hot water, clean towels and comfy beds. All you need is there. Hostel is located 5 minutes walk from the train station and 10 minutes walk from the lake and city centre. You will get free travel card around Geneva for your whole...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed March 23, 2013

I stayed here in August 2012 with my sister. We stayed for 2 nights and this place was perfect for what we needed. We booked a 2 bed private room which was quite small but has everything you need. The toilet/shower areas are clean, as is the kitchen. It is about a 5 minute walk from the train station. We...

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London
Reviewed March 17, 2013

I came to City Hostel for one night, needing a cheap base in the centre of the City. The hostel is very conveniently located, about 5 minutes walk from the Central Station. Saying that, it is in quite a scummy area, full of cheap kebab shops. I stayed in a four bed dormitory. They gave me clean sheets, a small...

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Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela
Reviewed March 16, 2013

Location is just perfect... a few blocks from the Gare Cornavin, close to the tram stop -useful if heading to the UN like me- and surrounded by eating places of different nature. I stayed in a room for single use. It was extremely basic -no frills whatsoever-. The bathrooms were outside -I believe two or four per floor-. There were...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed March 15, 2013

This hostel is extremely clean and friendly. The staff care for the clients and were very kind to me. All the rooms are well kept and the kitchen is well equipped. I would recommend it for short stays since the rooms are kinda small. The cleanliness however compensates for the sizes. The internet was a bit problematic but I believe...

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Reviewed March 10, 2013

I know many reviews are positive, but it is not any good any more! The people are extremely inpolite and the internet didn't work any of the days. It is not clean and we did not feel welcome. Just because Geneva is in a hotel/hostel/apartment crisis where everything is so expensive and booked for months, don't pick this because it...

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Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

Ok just to be frank, European cities are expensive and Geneva included. I chose private room for about 50 something france per night and I am generally satisfied with this hostel. I have paid similar price in London and got even less. Location without doubt is great. Close to Gare Cornavin which is the train station which train goes to...

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Pueblo, Colorado
Reviewed February 10, 2013

A reasonably priced,very clean, secure hostel. Grateful for this place in an otherwise very expensive city. Easy to get too from the airport via train, at no cost, and short walk- about .5miles. Convienent to downtown and lake

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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: $38 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Hostel Geneva 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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“Choose a single room. It is worth the extra pay.”
 of 5 bubbles Pia2015, Nov 27, 2016 | Read review
“ask for room not facing the street which could be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles romants, Oct 31, 2016 | Read review
“if you are a couple , then go for Double room "eco" with shared bathroom (private room).”
 of 5 bubbles Ashish_Neogy, Jul 14, 2016 | Read review
“bring earplugs”
 of 5 bubbles 1wabbit007, Mar 6, 2016 | Read review
“Book early. Room choice doesn't matter as long as there is one!”
 of 5 bubbles Olympia_P_and_S, Sep 13, 2015 | Read review
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