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    Generation YMCA Hostel

    Gempenstrasse 64, Basel 4053, Switzerland
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    Overview
    • Excellent56%
    • Very good33%
    • 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 284 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I arrived late at night but staff was very friendly and helpful to support and advice of places to go. Nice bonus is that you get a ticket for free ride by public transportation. Would recommend this!

    Thank Hylke R
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed at a private rooms at the "Stay @Basel SBB", which is the hotel part of the YMCA. The room was very nice, comfortable, modern, and clean. The shower was great; very comfortable and pleasant for a nice warm shower. The location cannot be...More

    Thank piesbro
    Response from Valérie S, Front Office at Generation YMCA HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi - first of all we want to thank you for taking your time writing an evaluation for us! We are happy that you like our location, the room and the shower :-) We are very sorry that you had to wait for the check-in:...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I loved the room: clean, best view, sink in the room. The receptionists are friendly and kind, you can have tea or coffee for free. It's quiet...and the general atmosphere is nice. I totally recommend this hostel!More

    Thank Simona-Maria C
    Response from Valérie S, Front Office at Generation YMCA HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Simona-Maria, first we like to thank you for taking your time to write a review for us :-) We are crazily pleased that you had a good stay in our hostel, and we are also hoping you enjoyed Basel. Hopefully we meet each other...More

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    About
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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
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$30 - US$140 (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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    • Location
    • Switzerland >
    • Canton of Basel >
    • Basel
    • Also Known As
    • Ymca Hostel Basel Hotel 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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    "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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    "I had a street-side room, but it was still very quiet. There is an elevator, which is nice."
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