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City Hostel Geneva
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Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 October 2006

This was everthing a hostel should be and more
Clean, efficient, central, informative, sociable.....need i go on
Before going to Annecy my partner and i planned to stay 2 nights in geneva and had booked a private 2 bed room. The shower and toilet facilities were of an extremely high standard and were plentiful.
The location was also fantastic, approx a 5 min walk from the train station (although with backpacks it may take a wee bit longer)
and all main attractions were within walking distance. If anything this hostel has set very high standards and expectations for us and we have yet to stay in another hostel which we have been satisfied with. Definietly recommend booking this hostel if planning to visit Geneva, the information which the hotel provides is very comprehensive and in the evening you can purchase Swiss wine and watch a movie to round of a hectic day of sight seeing!! We also decided to come back to geneva the day before our flight home and spent anoter night in to the hostel.
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  • Liked — Efficiency, Cleanliness, location
  • Disliked — No air conditioning
  • Stayed July 2006, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2006

Good location near train station, with a few bars, small-marts and restaurants nearby (Italian place right across the street...watch out if you're a group of good-looking ladies because the restaurant owner and workers kissed us and danced with us and gave us chocalates before letting us out of the establishment. Although I must say that the young man who makes the pizzas at the oven is a looker with great arms and hands!) The rooms are very small (stayed in a 3 bed dormitory), very clean with a wash basin at hand. A blanket and pillow are supplied for free but you must rent the sheets. The price was great for Geneva (about 18 euros per night per person in dorm). Internet access was convenient, the tv room was comfy and we felt quite secure. The shower-rooms were a tight squeeze and we didn't use the kitchens, but they seemed quite serviceable. There is also a laundry room. Overall, great for the price. Only complaint are the extremely small rooms. Judge for yourself in the photo...remember, it's a three-bedder.....

  • Stayed December 2005
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Reviewed 15 March 2005

VERY clean hostel with very nice staff members. The hostel is laid out well and is in a good location (very close to the train station). It's pretty cheap too (unlike most other lodgings in the area). I'd definitely recommend this place to someone wanting to save money ...

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2004

Fairly good standard and great value. Stayed in single room (41.40 euro). Very clean and well kept. Only drawback is the toilet/shower are down the hall. One other thing rooms 105 to 115 have a low roof in front of them.(facing rear) and it could lead to easy access.

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Property: City Hostel Geneva
Address: rue Ferrier 2, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #2 of 11 Speciality Lodging in Geneva
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Hotel Class:3 star — City Hostel Geneva 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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