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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time staying in a hostel abroad and I must say it was absolutely pleasant. Its extremely ideal for travelers wanting to explore Geneva, its location is only a walking distances away from awesome restaurants. Getting the chance of meeting other travelers from various parts of the world was another plus. The only downfall for me was...

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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So we went there for 2 nights and that was plenty. On the hostel's website there is a review which says it smells like balls, I disagree it smelt like someone had washed themselves with Ribena. It is a big hostel with 5 or 6 floors with 2 bathrooms on each floor. They are nice bathrooms but there could be...

Thank Hawkinsg74
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great value for money right in the heart of the city. 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 really can't complain. The picnic room had two microwave, few utensils cups...

Thank Stan B
Haarlem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As Geneva has only 2 hostels, the options are limited, but this option is great. The rooms are nice and clean, I have slept in a double room on the top floor of the new building. (with a great spacious balcony) breakfast is good and the people are very kind!

Thank Tanya v
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via 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 16 February 2017

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....

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Reviewed 16 February 2017

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...

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Bandung, Indonesia
Reviewed 14 February 2017 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...

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2017 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

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
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: $46 - $198 (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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