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City Hostel Geneva

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, modern, clean. I don't remember that they charged extra for towels. Walking distance from Old Town, quick 10 min walk I believe from the central train and bus station. Grocery store is also very close by. The staff was very friendly - upon my arrival in Switzerland I realized I forget a travel adapter to charge my phone, and...

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Makati, Philippines
Reviewed 27 November 2016

For my business trip in Geneva, I stayed in a private room with TV for five nights at City Hostel Geneva. For a price of an AirBnB accommodation, I was pleasantly surprised. It is centrally located, very near the tram station. Coffee shops, grocery stores, cash exchange stations are available nearby. The hostel is very well maintained, my room was...

1Thank Pia2015
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I booked for a single room. This was the best value for money that I found in Geneva. The room was very modest, but with water sink inside. Toilets and showers are plentiful and are located in corridors. There are no breakfasts in the hotel, but there are 3 big supermarkets in the main street. The staff was very friendly...

1Thank Roman T
Malaga, Spain
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

First things first... Geneva is expensive. So, the hostel to me was expensive compared to what I've paid for hotels around Europe, but cheaper for Geneva. Not high amenities and basic small room. Traveler be ware there is NO bathroom or shower in the rooms. These are shared by all. However, I found that I had sufficient privacy the whole...

Thank Gonzo1965
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I stayed in a 3 person dorm. Its a little cramped but the location makes up for it. Walking distance everywhere. The trains are close by and there is a good place for breakfast downstairs if you dont want to go shopping and use the hostel kitchen facilities.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Geneva is ridiculously expensive and finding cheap accomodation is a struggle. However this hostel offers budget accomodation about a 5 minute walk from the station. The place has hostel style dorms and private rooms and i found the private room basic but ok with a decent bed, storage, desk, wash basin and free wifi. There is shared bathrooms on the...

1Thank Adam K
Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Geneva is a very expensive place which led us to this hostel as an option to alleviate some of the financial strain of visiting Switzerland. It has a great staff, clean washrooms (which are gender neutral if you care) and OK kitchens. I wasn't overly impressed with the beds and had a hard time sleeping on the rubber pads that...

Thank ALBarrie
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I only stayed at this place for one day/night, but I did enjoy my stay there. The room was small, but clean. Bathroom/toilets were outside the room, on the same floor and they were clean as well. I was given a free transportation ticket for that day, which helped me save quite some money on sightseeings. Good price for expensive...

Thank Gamar A
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I stayed at this hostel for 1 night with my fiancé. We walked from the train station which is only 5 minutes up the road, we used directions from google maps. Check in was quick and easy and the staff were great. The receptionist gave us a map and basically made a route for us around the attractions. He told...

1Thank stacey-s-92
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We booked a private room for two which is nearly the same price for one person in dorm, and we have more privacy. We came late at night and the receptionist is very helpful and friendly. The room is quite small, but clean and neat with two single beds, 1 table, 2 chairs, a fan and a sink. Bathroom is...

Thank Salvyy

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Additional Information about City Hostel Geneva

Address: 2, rue Ferrier, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
Price Range: £30 - £87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 49
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“Choose a single room. It is worth the extra pay.”
 of 5 bubbles Pia2015, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for room not facing the street which could be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles romants, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“if you are a couple , then go for Double room "eco" with shared bathroom (private room).”
 of 5 bubbles Ashish_Neogy, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“bring earplugs”
 of 5 bubbles 1wabbit007, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Book early. Room choice doesn't matter as long as there is one!”
 of 5 bubbles Olympia_P_and_S, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
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