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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed there for 2 nights and it wasn't too bad, the beds were comfortable, the food was alright and the views were alright, the toilets made me feel liberated from society because of how filthy they were and I didn't touch the showers. The weather was beautiful and so were the surroundings. overall it was a good place to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed my stay in the hostel. It was quiet at night, the bathrooms were clean, the beds were comfortable. The breakfast and evening meal were good. I didn't like not having access to a kitchen to prepare/keep own food, but other than that, I cannot fault anything!

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Thank Rissa1993
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Geneva Hostel is a very big hostel - many rooms and many guests every day. The rooms are comfortable but they may be a little stuffy in hot nights. The bathrooms were clean enough. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The breakfast included in the hostel rate is great.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only stayed for one night so didn't explore too much. Clean comfortable hostel with nice beds. Check in staff are lovely - so friendly! Not much atmosphere going on and only two other people in my room - French lady and Spanish lady, therefore none of us could communicate. Bathrooms were nice and clean. Room far too hot though -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for a short stay. Free Transportation card! Biggest plus was the transportation card that saved a lot og money and worrying about how to buy tickets.Asked how to get somewhere on the bus, but was just given a map and told to google it. The busses turned out to all take different routes due to construction, but the front... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in this hostel. It is not hotel, but the hostel is large and tide up. For a short trip it is ideal. If one want a room for small family of 4 person, then this is available in this hostel, but during your booking you have make it clear. Added bonus is continental breakfast in morning.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

First of all this is not my type of hostel. But it does have some good points. The breakfast was great and generally it was clean. If you just want somewhere to lay your head at a reasonable price, why not. The negatives are numerous but not major. The kitchen for guests use is mostly shut and not useful, not... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Booked 7 months ago. Asked for a lake view room - didn't get one. Toilet/shower floor was very dirty as was bedroom floor. Went to cook in the kitchen, not enough knives and forks, no useful utensils and no hob/cooker. Microwave only. Shockingly awful, awful kitchen. Tv room has very hard plastic(!) sofas - not comfortable to sit and relax.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

As you may know Geneva is really expensive and so accommodation and there are not many hostels in Geneva as I remember. Simply if you looking for a cheap place to sleep this will be your choice in lovely Geneva. Clean hostel, good breakfast, comfy beds, you won't find the kindest and most helpful staff here though all of them... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

A clean hostel in a reasonable location. No towels provided so take your own as the rental ones are tiny! Easy walk from the train station and to the lake etc. Breakfast was very basic not a lot of selection. Was quite loud at night with people moving around and the doors slamming.

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Geneva Hostel enjoys a central location in Geneva and is in a historic building from the 19th century. It features free Wi-Fi and a restaurant serving Swiss cuisine in the evenings. Lake Geneva is only 800 ft away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Geneva Hostel

Address: rue Rothschild 28-30, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
Price Range: $35 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 336
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Also Known As:
Auberge De Jeunesse Geneva Hotel Geneva
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