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City Backpacker Hotel Biber

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“bunk beds”(7 reviews)
“old town”(37 reviews)
“budget hostel”(3 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Breakfast included
Rooftop Bar
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All reviewsbunk bedsold townbudget hostelgreat locationreception roomtrain stationsheets and towelsshared roomroof terracewell equipped kitchenhang clothesheavy luggagestaff was extremely helpfulminute walkbars and restaurantsfourth floorstayed one night
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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

It is just expensive for a bed space in an 8 mix dormitory. The room is shabby and the space is too small for 8 people. You have to wait until the other people is done with their stuff because there is no space to...More

Thank SmallTownGirlTravels
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Zurich is insanely expensive and finding affordable accommodation is a bit of a challenge. City Backpackers is a pretty standard hostel. It's nothing remarkable or particularly special so don't expect to be wowed. However, it is a good price for Zurich. The rooms were clean,...More

Thank Rachel462014
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We were stopping over for a day and a night in Zurich, and it suited our needs, and not much more. The staff were nice and friendly on check-in and out, the lockers were of a good enough size to fit a backpack in, and...More

Thank kilometresperhour
Reviewed 30 October 2017

It's a hostel...and it's Zurich. It's as much value as you're going to get in this bougie and expensive city. Nevertheless, check-in and check-out is smooth, wifi is free and fast, and location is good. Expect about 5 flights walk up stairs to get to...More

Thank Taylor G
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Naturally, it's expensive for a hostel. But it is Switzerland. And what you get isn't at all bad. It's comfortable and rather cosy and kept quite clean. The staff are helpful and friendly, though the hours for the front-desk are a bit odd. Most importantly,...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$41 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
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December 7, 2014|
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It has free storage in the reception
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"The rooms are in the five floor, no lift. Not recommend it at all, less when carring luggage."
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"Figure on quite a few stairs ... no elevator. Shared bath. Rooms in back are very quiet, but no views."
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"There isn't much of a difference"
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"In city centre near train station"
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