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City Backpacker Hotel Biber

Hostelworld.comUS$80*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 8 December 2016

City backpacker dormitory is very well maintained. The rooms, common kitchen and bathrooms were well maintained. Transit was very comfortable being closer to Zurich hb, only ten minutes walk. 10 min walk to Zurich lake.

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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Good hostel with great staff. Good location, close to tram stops, walking distance from main train station ( highly recommend getting SwissTravel pass to be able to take advantage of connections from this location). Lots of stairs to get around this hostel. Room a little small (stayed in four bed female dorm). All things considered still a good choice because...

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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Checked in at the city backpackers .....well maintained rooms .....stay in transit was very comfortable being closer to hbf only ten minutes walk away and located in the vicinity of Christmas markets(quite ambient )....reception staff is very cooperative ....recommended by all means !!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I read previous reviews and thought it will be worst that what I found. I think the hostel has a really good location and the price is good for Zurich and for what they offer. The rooms and bathrooms were clean. The space in front of reception is also really useful specially if you don't have the Swiss adaptor (a...

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Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

This hostel was a very good bargain for Zurich! Although, you do have to pay extra if you would like bed sheets. The hostel was very clean but the rooms were a bit small and the beds close together. Great location in the old town! About a 10-15 minute walk to the main train station and Lake Zurich. This hostel...

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Jurong, Singapore
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

- about 10 mins walk from the train stn; can also catch a tram car next to the right-most railway track of the railway station (as you face the station after alighting the train). Fare SF 2.60 - hostel reception is located on 4th floor; no elevator, have to climb more than 50 steps to reach Reception. - rooms are...

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boston, Ma, USA
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Zurich is more expensive than other European cities. this hostel was best price aside from an air bnb out of the city. clean facility, nice coed showers, good beds sheets extra, towels extra. solid bunk beds: if one bunk bed sleeper moves the other doesn't get disturbed. Sunday night was not too loud with street noise, though smokers -not unlike...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Swiss accomdoation is expensive but this accomodation was ok - the rooms are really hot in the summer but the bathrooms are fairly clean. Its fairly easy to reach from the train station which is nice. The rooms arent massive but they are clean - you do have to pay extra for sheets but just 3 francs whihc is not...

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The hostel is not that easy to be found, though it is quite good located. The room and also the hostel itself is really small, they don't have separated showers, in our room there was only 2 plugs for 4 people so I had to charge my phone in the common area, but at least the receptionist was kind. Not...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I stayed one night in this hostel and this is a better hostel than many ordinary hostel around Europe. The hostel is famous with backpackers around the world and always full. The room, bathroom and kitchen were clean and the location was in the old town, 10-15 minutes walking from Zurich train station. You could easily get restaurants and supermarkets...

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Address: Niederdorfstrasse 5, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range: $51 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“There isn't much of a difference”
duducrmorais, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“In city centre near train station”
CACH88, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Reception is only open at select hours so check that out before heading over to check in”
jessicatS7006UR, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask when you check in. They are honest and will help you.”
TravelinAlan, 6 Jul 2015 | Read review
“I'm solo. My room fine.”
allenbell, 31 May 2015 | Read review
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