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Trowbridge
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was here with a school group of teenagers visiting CERN. The rooms are very clean, as teachers we had twin en-suites on the top floor with a view of the lake from the balcony, the students were in shared accommodation with facilities down the corridor. The food was adequate though expensive. We shopped at a Lidl around the corner...

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A nice place to stay for just a few days in Geneva. The rooms are clean, but one member of the party did find some blood on the duvet cover. One tip I would give is don't have breakfast, it is bad and you are better eating at a cafe around the corner. The internet is fast even at peak...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Place is ideal as it is a 2 minute walk from the view of the Lake and about 10 minutes from the main train station (Cornavin). The female dorm I stayed in was clean. No gross feeling when you enter them. You are provided with clean sheets too. My only dislike is that the room didn't have its own bathroom...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My friend and I stayed in Geneva hostel for one night and did not really enjoy staying here. Our room had a lot of bugs in it and it smelled like feet. It also was not very clean. You get free breakfast while staying here but we found that the breakfast in the morning was also not great. For Switzerland,...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

when i say "like a bus stop" i mean treat it like a bus stop don't stay there as much as you need to. i went here on a trip to see CERN and the UN as well as other smaller places. when we arrived there was a lot of us and the reception staff seemed very helpful and friendly...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I stayed here for one night in our way to interlaken we booked separately by accident so were placed in two different rooms. They were very accommodating in getting us into the same room which was called a "couples room" and had 2 other "couples" in the room. Beds were fine and sleepable but bugs were all...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was really nice. I felt like home. They had lockers which were great to secure bags and stuff. The location was good, could easily get the tram to go to the city centre. The breakfast was really nice, the room was nice. The room was also nice. The bathroom too!

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was in this place serveral times, my roomates are all nice and quiet, room is spacious but you can't avoid in morning everyone pack or in and out for breakfast. It is close to the train station and the lake, breakfast is included with cereral, yogurt, ham and bread The only negative side is no AC, in summer if you...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 13 March 2017

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...

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  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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: $45 - $199 (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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“Just be aware that Geneva is expensive and this is a good option for accommodation, but you can only stay for 6 days in any one month.”
catwalkTrowbridge, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't leave the windows or your room will fill with flies.”
Matthew_SB1, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Go early to avoid the queue for the breakfast”
49cl_udiap, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“My room on the 4th floor (48) was ok.”
buntzi, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Couples take single/double occupancy, groups take 6-bunk 1st floor with balcony rooms #13 to #17.”
SingGlobetrotter, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
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