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    Basel Backpack

    Dornacherstrasse 192 | Bau 8, Basel 4053, Switzerland
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    Overview
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good36%
    • Average9%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
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    Pets Allowed
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    1 - 5 of 54 reviews

    Reviewed 13 September 2017

    Everything in Switzerland costs so much, so you'll be thankful that Basel Backpack is half decent for being one of the cheapest on the block. It's about a 15 minute walk from the main part of the city, but it's better to take the tram...More

    Thank donutsam
    Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

    I have read the good reviews of Basel Backpack and I do not disagree that it is centrally located and safe and funky. However, the rooms are like ovens and there is no AC or even fans to help, you are expected to leave your...More

    Thank Erica D
    Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

    I'm a solo female traveler, and I felt very safe here. The rooms are clean and very spacious. You also get a bus pass, so you have access to the entire city. The staff is friendly, and will help answer questions and offer information on...More

    Thank Anne S
    Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

    Very friendly staff- happy to help:) Big rooms and comfortable beds( very thin pillows though). Breakfast option in very decent price. If you are on a low budget holiday there's a fully equipped kitchen. Best part- the little bar outside where you can enjoy some...More

    Thank SissyNk
    Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

    As our first time in a hostel, We were sceptical to what it would be like! We booked a double deluxe room and it was amazing, better than most hotels I've ever stayed in. On the second night we had to move to a basic...More

    Thank Aimee K
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    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Multilingual Staff
    • Laundry Service
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$30 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    • Switzerland >
    • Canton of Basel >
    • Basel
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    Room & Suite (36)
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    Room Tips
    "easily accessible after the office hours"
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    "if you have cash to spare go for the private room"
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    "The hostel also sells the brewery beer if you'd prefer a quieter setting than the brewery's..."
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    "All private guestrooms overlook the streets and have double glazing."
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