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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Based on long-stay from 25 Nov 2016. Unthinkable value for money averaging at CHF36 (shared/bunk/4-6) per night including decent breakfast, wifi and daily transport pass. Walking distance from Railway station and entertainment, pubs, restaurants and kebabs yet in the quieter end of the neighbourhood. Great for single or group stays - equipped with TV common room, kitchen and conference/ training...

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Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good place to stay! The staff ensured I had a bottom bunk as requested, which was really nice! Great value considering breakfast is included! Everything was very clean and the hostel is about a 10-15 minute walk from the main train station which was nice, but also means the area is not so great at night. Would definitely recommend...

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Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

The food and the rooms were very average but adequate for the price. The bathroom facilities are below average and not taken care of enough. The staff was nice though and the free wifi was fast, adding up to the fact that the building itself was quite nice, it even has an accessible balcony for some of the rooms

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Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

The hostel is around 10-15 mins walk from the Geneve central train. station. It was clean and comfortable. I had a dinner once when I stayed and it cost me 13.5 CHF. I think the price for a night is reasonable. It includes a free breakfast. It's a standard breakfast: bread, butter, jam, ham, salami, yoghurt, juice, etc (I can't...

Thank Teddy H
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Basically the mandemz were chillin on tha bench innih and some french dude shouted suin at us. Minor ting! After testin out the peng wifi speeds yeah, we went to have our dinner innih and the bread was not nice, the cheese was also and the pasta had a hole in it. Man was hungry afterwards so man ate some...

Thank bruh21
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

For a youth hostel, it was solid. Food is adequate although you must request a veggie option. Carbohydrate options were all fab, also try the hot chocolate. Please remember to pick up your bedsheets. Despite a poo in the corridor, it was dealt with very swiftly, they own plenty of bleach. Remember your key card when using the toilet. The...

Thank Lucinda D
Avon, United States
Reviewed October 18, 2016

I did not really enjoy my stay here. The staff was friendly, but not overly welcoming. I checked in without a reservation, which was no problem. Breakfast is included which was nice too. And you cannot beat the location. Very close to the lake. Those are the only positive things.... The rooms are a little small but suitable for what...

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed October 14, 2016

I stayed for one night and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the hostel. The front desk staff was beyond helpful! None of us were able to make phone calls for dinner reservations (we also didn't know you needed a reservation, oops!), so a nice gentleman at the front desk called and made a reservation for us. Check-in was...

Thank Allison B
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights and enjoyed my time. Bathrooms and bedrooms are simple but clean; everything is keycard access, which is a good safety measure. Breakfast is the same thing every morning. It wasn't terrible, but I would've liked a little more variety and for it to last longer. The Wifi works best in the lobby; it can...

Thank kim_humphries
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Take No 15 or No 1 tram from main railway station - about 7 min walk from either stops (different roads to alight), hostel is opposite the local police station. Check-in is straight forward, if you need a transport map ask for it, travel card is issued to you after booking in - if room sharing take your bedding to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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: $33 - $146 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Couples take single/double occupancy, groups take 6-bunk 1st floor with balcony rooms #13 to #17.”
 of 5 bubbles SingGlobetrotter, 4 days ago | Read review
“one wiv fitties in hehe”
 of 5 bubbles bruh21, Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
“Find somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles stephenp24, Feb 18, 2016 | Read review
“Best thing to do is to Avoid this hostel .”
 of 5 bubbles davidmU670OR, Feb 13, 2016 | Read review
“BE VERY CAREFUL WHEN BOOKING. Look at the private hostels, they may be more customer friendly!!”
 of 5 bubbles SimpsonStafford, Nov 20, 2015 | Read review
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