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Generation YMCA Hostel

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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“bed female dorm”(4 reviews)
“train station”(35 reviews)
“shared kitchen”(4 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair access
Laundry Service
2 Star accommodation
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All reviewsbed female dormtrain stationshared kitchentop bunkwell equipped kitchenfree tea and coffeeprivate bathroomcommon areascooking facilitiesmain stationgreat facilitiesquiet streetclean roomsbasel sbbgreat place to stayfree wifistayed here for one night
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nothing like the pictures, the reception said the kitchen counter was removed to add space but the facilities were old and sink was rusting..Nothing like the new ones in the pictures.. floors were sticky and everything was old

Thank mazna a
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A clean, comfortable and interesting place to stay. Great vibes and lovely staff. I had luggage nightmares with a dreadful airline and they delivered the bag to the hostel after I left. The staff have been very useful in helping it get back to me....More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for just one night in a 8 bed room. Didn't sleep very well because it was hot outside. This had nothing to do with the room, which was great and with a comfortable bed. Room had good venting options and electric connections to...More

Thank Collin v
Response from Valérie S, Front Office at Generation YMCA HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your comment and your feedback! We appreciate it! We hope to welcome you again and just let us know if we can do something for you ;-) Best regards, Valérie - generation YMCA Hostel Basel.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is fabulous, doesn’t cost the earth, the facilities are excellent, modern, friendly and well located. Close to the SBB train station. Family friendly. Super clean, staff are friendly and helpful.

Thank Joanne B
Response from Valérie S, Front Office at Generation YMCA HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you sooo much for your nice comment and your excellent rating! Have a wonderful day and hopefully we'll see you soon! Best regards, Valérie - generation YMCA Hostel Basel.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Amazing price for what we got, better than some 3* hotels that I've been. The staff was amazing, the room was clean and conformable. The showers are big and clean, like the bathroom. The hostel was clean and the kitchen with the room was big...More

Thank Luis Rocha Correia
Response from Valérie S, Front Office at Generation YMCA HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you sooo much for your nice words about our house! We are very glad, that we were able to provide you a wonderful stay in Basel. We hope to see you soon again! Kind regards from Basel, Valérie - generation YMCA Hostel Basel.

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Wheelchair access
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Details
Price range
US$35 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Basel
#3 Budget Hotel in Basel
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$35 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Basel
#3 Budget Hotel in Basel
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (148)
Room & Suite (171)
Dining (81)
Amenities (24)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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Jordan S
15 April 2018|
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Response from Joe I | Property representative |
Hey Jordan thank you for your enquirer. Our all you can eat breakfast buffet is served daily from 6 - 11 am for CHF 8.50 per Person
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Amanda F
24 February 2018|
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Response from Joe I | Property representative |
Hi Amanda the Bus Nr. 50 from Basel SBB the first connection in the morning is 4.35. it takes you 20 min to reach the Airport wich is sufficient for the 6am flight. Best regards, joe generation ymca hostel
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Gordon S
16 February 2015|
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Response from Chelsey L | Reviewed this property |
If you're looking to book a room with just a double bed, I would do it pretty far in advance. The rates are pretty good there and it could fill up. I can't give specific times because I don't work there, but perhaps you can... More
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"It was very warm in a room at front might be cooler at back."
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"Shared rooms are nice. Take your own lock."
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"stayed in a female 5 bed dorm, lots of space, clean but not enough plugs"
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"Shared dorms for eight are fine."
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