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    Generation YMCA Hostel

    Gempenstrasse 64, Basel 4053, Switzerland
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    • Excellent57%
    • Very good32%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    “big kitchen” (4 reviews)
    “top bunk” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Available
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 287 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Clean rooms, hot showers, good breakfast and great location for visiting Basel. About 200m from Basel main train station so convenient for trips to France and Germany or flights from the airport. Hostels are a great way to travel around Europe.

    Thank Nicholas F
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed in family room for 4 people, it was really big and clean room with a beautiful porch. Very recommended!!!! Wirth every euro :) The only thing is, if you order on booking.com it shows that check-in time is at 14:00 and in reality,...More

    Thank Katya V
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Hostel located in a really good location. cozy neighborhood and easily accessible to everything. I stayed here for two nights. everything was good and great. also, i need to mention that they have a really helpful staff.

    Thank 30n30n
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Normally, I am a bit reluctant about hostels. But I immediately changed idea: I chose the cheapest solution: single room with shared bathroom. I never found an accomodation with toilets and showers so clean. My "single" room was big, with two beds, bathrobe and slippers....More

    Thank Sara R
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I am a regular client of the hostel and though it is a little bit more than others, this hostel is perfect for me: Clean bedrooms (very important) , comfy beds and crisp linen, the staff are always nice to me, spacious common areas and...More

    Thank Gutch10
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Breakfast Available
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    • Price range
    • US$36 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 43
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    • Switzerland >
    • Canton of Basel >
    • Basel
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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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    15 February 2015|
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    Response from Umutcan Ş | Reviewed this property |
    There is a receptionist or security guard on call, you just need to ring the bell. We also checked in quite late without a notice in advance.
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    "Shared dorms for eight are fine."
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    "Best views, quiet, very clean, friendly receptionists"
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    "private room with WC/shower"
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    "Maybe choose on that is not on the ground floor."
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