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General Group Booking Terms

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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Geneva Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

The Geneva Hostel is located in a quiet area, surrounded by 5 stars hotels, very close to the lake and to the international organizations.

The city of Calvin has many interesting locations, the Old Town, Museums, Cern and many more.

The hostel is about 1 km from the city centre. Idyllic location with its parks, it also shows a wonderful view on the Mont Blanc.

Our hostel offers a range of free services (public transport Card, Wi-Fi, library, Picnic area and TV room).

Please note:

* The cancellation cost is within 48hours before arrival free of charge.

Late cancellation or noshow – one night charge

* Payment upon arrival by cash and credit cards

* Check-in starts at 2pm.

* Breakfast Included

*Reception 24 hour service / no curfew View House Rules


If you fancy being in a stylish neighbourhood surrounded by hotels, then choose Geneva Hostel. We're in a peaceful area, with stunning views of Mont Blanc and the city's sparkly lake from the outdoor terrace. We've got a 24-hour reception and no curfew, so you can turn up at any time and make the most of freebies like breakfast, bed linen and Wi-Fi. We also have a cosy TV room for (rare) nights in. Grab one of our complimentary city maps to get exploring.


We're about 2km from the postcard-perfect Old Town, known as Vieille Ville in French, with its museums and chocolate shops. You'll get a free public transport card when you stay with us, so you can easily make your way here. If you want to get to Geneva railway station, it's only an 11-minute walk away. We've got a couple of green spaces around the corner as well – including the pretty Parc de La Perle du Lac. If you're coming to the city by plane, you can get a train to the main station, and then tram No 15 to Butini to reach us.

Rooms and Dorms

Feeling lazy? Ride up to your mixed, male or female-only dorm using the elevator. You'll have a locker included to make storing your stuff easy. If you want space to yourself, we've got private rooms. Some have shared bathrooms and some are en-suite – so you can take your pick!

Extras and activities

When you're hungry, you can order food in the café-restaurant or warm up a ready meal in the microwave. We've also got vending machines for on-the-go snacks. Grab a mate for a couple of games of foosball or pick up a book from the mini library and chill in the common room – ideal with a cuppa (just use the tea and coffee making facilities). Mid-way through a backpacking trip? We're guessing your wardrobe might need a refresh! Get your stuff washed in the on-site laundry facilities.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.1

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 9.1

  • Staff 8.5

  • Atmosphere 7.6

  • Cleanliness 8.4

  • Facilities 8.2

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    22 Dec 2019
    Amazing place to stay! Clean rooms, good breakfast, friendly staff, and overall a great hostel!
    India, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 9.7


    22 Dec 2019
    Thank you! Will turn back again .
    Bulgaria, Female, 41+
  • 9.4


    27 Dec 2019
    Very great hostel experience. 10am check-out time is a little bit early but acceptable.
    China, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1


    20 Dec 2019
    Decent place to crash. 8/10 for me
    Malaysia, Couple, 18-24
  • 8.9


    14 Jan 2020
    I stayed in the hostel for two nights. There was a buffet breakfast with great hot chocolate. I was able to get cheap and delicious soup (3chf) for dinner. The showers were hot. In the lobby, there are lots of different types of plugs, including USB chargers, for travellers who haven’t brought a Swiss adaptor! As an Irish person, the price per night seemed outrageous for a hostel, but it was the cheapest available in Geneva!
    Ireland, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    15 Jan 2020
    My second time here close to Lake and station. Good breakfast, isolated basement kitchen, a lot of clanging metal doors. 6 bed dorms with keycards for lockers and good hot showers. Bunk beds lack privacy curtain and USB ports tho there are some in common areas. Large and impersonal but I tend to chat and make friends. Overpriced, parking, bike racks outside. Towel hire. Make your own bed. Rigid check out 10am. Free Geneva travel card around town and airport
    England, Male, 41+
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    18 Dec 2019
    - A little bit overpriced for the Hostel - Individual lockers, accessible with the keycard is appreciated - Toilets are rather dirty and do not appear to be cleaned regularly. Further regular maintenance appears to be neglected as cracks and mould is visible all through the toilets - Free breakfast is certainly a very good addition to the price - However, the dinners there are very poor. A salad consisted of just lettuce and sauce and a pizza was just baked thick pizza bread which sauce
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    20 Dec 2019
    Overall, I had an all right time at Geneva Hostel. My main complaints are that the bathroom and shower doors were impossible to close, one of the sinks was full of hair, the washing/drying instructions made no sense, and every room in the place was a different temperature. The breakfast area, for example, was freezing. Also, there is a kitchen - look for the picnic area signs - but be aware that the microwave in there only cooks for a minute at a time.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 5.7


    11 Jan 2020
    The location isn’t as desirable as the reviews imply. It’s more so in a residential area/park area than central Geneva. I found the bathrooms to be cringey. There was mold in corners, very outdated layout, and pictures here don’t capture how it actually looks. Friendly staff and good fries, but I wasn’t comfortable here at all.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 2.0


    11 Jan 2020
    An unfriendly hostel with little atmosphere Expect to pay a lot for any extras
    England, Female, 18-24
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Internet café
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Wi-Fi