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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

This was unfortunately just an overnight stop. The staff was excellent and waited up for us to arrive, it was excellently located, and very clean. I also felt very safe. It's pricey for a hostel, but it's the best price you can get for Switzerland. When I get back to Zurich, I will definitely stay at this hostel.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 6, 2016

This is the most expensive hostel I've ever stayed at, but it's a given considering it's in Zurich, one of the most expensive cities in the world. The hostel is in a good location, near shopping streets at one side and near the river on the other. It's only a short walk away from the rail station and Lake Zurich....

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Regina, Canada
Reviewed January 1, 2016

The most expensive hostel I've ever stayed at, and also one of the least pleasant. That said, it's still going to be one of the cheapest places you'll find to stay in pricey Zurich. The timing is absurd with check in only occuring during specific hours, with a lineup completely filling up the common, it was utter chaos, and it...

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Reviewed December 5, 2015

stayed in a 6 bed mixed dorm and it was spacious enough. linen and towel are payable if you don't bring your own. They have very strict timing at the reception desk so if you come there at odd hours the reception office will be closed. great location in the old town are with ample sightseeing, dining, shopping and nightlife...

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed November 19, 2015

I took separate room but bathroom was not attached and it was outside. Though toilets and shower rooms were very clean and maintained. Reception boy was very nice and helpful. It is on walking distance from main Zurich train station. Some good and big shopping malls are also very near. For stop overs its good hotel considering the price you...

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Brooklyn, United States
Reviewed November 10, 2015

This is not only one of the best hostels I have ever stayed in, but the price was on the dot. For a split room, less than $50 USD. Of course in Switzerland you need to pay up for a private room, but if you're out all day and don't care, then pay less! The beds are spread out and...

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Coimbatore, India
Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Went there along with my friend.. good enough hostel. Stayed for a day. Cost also was relatively cheap. Ders a kitchen on every floor to cook n have food. The reception is friendly and you can keep ur bags here if u have reached before your check in time. I would recommend this..:)

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed October 27, 2015

Walking distance from the main Zurich train station. Wonderful location, walking distance to everything you need and want to buy although Zurich's town centre is admittedly not very big difficult to explore. Rooms are a bit dated with squeaky floors. Lockers are not very big, about 30cm by 40cm (estimate). But apart from these, enjoyed my stay there. Can't have...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed October 24, 2015

Great location and great price, although book directly with the hostel because I paid a look more booking through booking.com. They really should just put the bed linen included in the overall fee, because they add it on separately for 3 francs which was a bit annoying.

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Khon Kaen Province, Thailand
Reviewed October 23, 2015

This is the Hostel that you have to share all thing with new friend. The staff is very nice. There is also a little rooftop seating area, I like this place. The location of the hostel is GREAT = super great but there is no elevator, a bit use your energy to drag a weight of bag to reception, it...

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Address: Niederdorfstrasse 5, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range: $37 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“In city centre near train station”
 of 5 bubbles CACH88, Dec 1, 2016 | Read review
“Reception is only open at select hours so check that out before heading over to check in”
 of 5 bubbles jessicatS7006UR, Oct 14, 2015 | Read review
“Ask when you check in. They are honest and will help you.”
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“I'm solo. My room fine.”
 of 5 bubbles allenbell, May 31, 2015 | Read review
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