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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great value for money right in the heart of the city. I paid only 30 francs for a bed in a female dorm. Very clean and well organised. Big lockers for your case and plug socket and light by bed. Staff friendly and helpful. Breakfast was fine...bread, cheese, ham, jams, yoghurt, fruit. A bit noisy but for price and location...

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Three decades ago, I had a good experience with youth hostels in Switzerland ,so , I decided to try it now again. I had to catch an early flight (7) ,so I had to leave 4:15. A 10 min walk to the central train station and from there , bus n. 10 brings you in 20 min to the airport....

Thank buntzi
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My daughter was unable to go on a school excursion to Geneva Hostel 16th to 19th December and both myself and the school informed the Hostel in good time of the cancellation, long before the 48 hours cancellation period allowed on the Geneva hostel website. Furthermore I have sent repeated emails asking for a refund of the 105 euro paid...

Thank wardbester
Bandung, Indonesia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The price is very cheap and free breakfast is included, coffee is delicious, they also has kitchen, they will give you card to have free ride public transportation, going everywhere is so easy, near the bus station, and Geneva Lake all can be reach by food, the room feel like need more air, bathroom & locker are outside the room...

Thank wendabandung
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So because I left it so late, this hostel was the cheapest place left in Geneva. So no choice. At 44years old introvert I really wasn't looking forward to it. Tho I have to say my experience was much much better than anticipated. There were 6 bunks in my room and all the guys were adults. I don't know if...

Thank Rory T
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Where do I start. This place is the worst place I have ever stayed in and actually had to pay for a hotel round the corner instead. I stayed here as part of a uni trip and it was the worst experience in my life. The rooms were disgusting and graffiti all over the beds. It looks like a concrete...

Thank katie F
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This accommodation is highly recommended for solo travelers and students. Centrally located and within walking distance of train and bus stations Geneva lake is just a stone throw away. Don't forget to have the amazing breakfast served from 6:30 to 9:00 every day

Thank vinayk362
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Well organized, very nice people handling the place, good extra services like loundry, and average breakfast provided, nothing special. But me and my friends suffered with bed bugs bites all over the body, specially on the far end of the sleeping clothes, like neck, wrists, ankles, stomach, and back. We were there for more than 2 nights, and sleep and...

Thank Julizzi
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Based on long-stay from 25 Nov 2016. Unthinkable value for money averaging at CHF36 (shared/bunk/4-6) per night including decent breakfast, wifi and daily transport pass. Walking distance from Railway station and entertainment, pubs, restaurants and kebabs yet in the quieter end of the neighbourhood. Great for single or group stays - equipped with TV common room, kitchen and conference/ training...

Thank SingGlobetrotter
Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Really good place to stay! The staff ensured I had a bottom bunk as requested, which was really nice! Great value considering breakfast is included! Everything was very clean and the hostel is about a 10-15 minute walk from the main train station which was nice, but also means the area is not so great at night. Would definitely recommend...

Thank arodger1

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Geneva Hostel enjoys a central location in Geneva and is in a historic building from the 19th century. It features free Wi-Fi and a restaurant serving Swiss cuisine in the evenings. Lake Geneva is only 800 ft away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Geneva Hostel

Address: rue Rothschild 28-30, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
Price Range: €32 - €139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 336
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Also Known As:
Auberge De Jeunesse Geneva Hotel Geneva
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“My room on the 4th floor (48) was ok.”
 of 5 bubbles buntzi, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Couples take single/double occupancy, groups take 6-bunk 1st floor with balcony rooms #13 to #17.”
 of 5 bubbles SingGlobetrotter, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“one wiv fitties in hehe”
 of 5 bubbles bruh21, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Find somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles stephenp24, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Best thing to do is to Avoid this hostel .”
 of 5 bubbles davidmU670OR, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
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