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    Generation YMCA Hostel

    Gempenstrasse 64, Basel 4053, Switzerland
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    2017-07-30 2017-07-31
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    An overall decent hostel, but there are a few problems (I should note that I have stayed in a lot of hostels so know what to expect). The walls are paper thin and there was a lot of noise all through the night which kept...More

    Thank sarahbarnes28
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Very good hostel. Clean rooms, nice beds, toilets, showers. Very friendly environment, nice garden. Use of kitchen was great! Breakfast was good as well. Supermarket nearby, short walk from the station. You get a free pass for public transport, which came in handy. Would recommend!

    Thank Anne-Marije K
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I stayed here with my two teenagers and their friend. After a long day of traveling, We were so happy with how close it was to the train station (less than a 5 minute walk). The staff were wonderful--friendly and helpful. The rooms were very...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    It was quite a nice place and good for the price! The staff was helpful and the breakfast was pretty large and filling. I had to work downstairs and I found it very easy to do (I also bought a breakfast and had coffee for...More

    Thank carlospickett
    Management response:Responded 1 week ago

    Dear Carlos Thank you for taking your time to give us your feedback and for sharing your experience at the Generation YMCA Hostel. It is nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay and liked our house and our staff.. We hope to see you...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Super, quiet modern, minimalist room, Swiss efficiency and cleanliness and friendly staff, available 24 hours. Breakfast was plentiful and I ate in the sun-trapped patio.. Who could ask for more? I noticed that clients were being asked how they wanted the dorms to be organised...More

    Thank daycation186363
    Management response:Responded 1 week ago

    hey daycation thanks for your nice review :) we always do our best to make a perfect stay for you:) we hope to have you back soon. best regards from basel your generation ymca hostel team

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    132 reviews
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    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Price range
    • US$57 - US$115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 43
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    • Switzerland >
    • Canton of Basel >
    • Basel
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    Gordon S
    16 February 2015|
    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
    Robbin R
    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.
    Room Tips
    "Maybe choose on that is not on the ground floor."
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    "I had a street-side room, but it was still very quiet. There is an elevator, which is nice."
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    "Any of them! I have stayed in 4 different ones by now. they are all good with excellent WIFI!"
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    "The japanese-red noodles are freaking spicy!"
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