Located 2461 feet from Lake Geneva and next to the train station, City Hostel Geneva offers free WiFi, a fully equipped common kitchen and a spacious lounge with computers. The dormitory rooms have a desk, a table, a wardrobe and shared bathroom facilities. The single and double rooms also come with a washbasin. Guests can use the lockers and the laundry facilities at the hostel. Various restaurants can be found within 820 feet. A free public transport card for Geneva is available and a discount for the Red Cross Museum and the shop on site, selling Swiss army knifes and watches, is offered. The Park du Château Banquet is 1804 feet from City Hostel and Geneva Airport is 3.7 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

City Hostel Geneva has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 26, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Private Parking Available On Site


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Travel Sustainable Level 1
This property is taking steps towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
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  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Hello, Thank you for your request. Please note that linen and towels are included in our prices. Best wishes,
    Answered on 19 September 2019
  • How to reach the hostel from the airport, by train, or by bus?

    Hello, you have to take a train from the airport to Geneva train station (cornavin), and there you change for tramway 15 untill Môle stop (only one st..
    Answered on 20 November 2019
  • Hi, Im flying into Geneva around 21h pm and so should be with you before 23h. What happens if my flight is delayed and I arrive after 23h ? Thanks Dominic

    Hello, There will be a receptionist until 12:30 p.m.
    Answered on 30 May 2023
  • Hi, do you have a safe storage area for 2 bicycles? thanks. Andrew

    Yes we do. Regards
    Answered on 18 May 2023
  • Dear Madam/Sir, Could I kindly ask you if you would have a parking space for my motorbike, at your hostel? Many thanks. Kind regards, Vittoria Groh

    bonjour we don't have motorcycle parking. However, you can reserve a parking space in our garage at the rate of Chf 15.-- night. (available from 2 pm ..
    Answered on 10 April 2022
  • hi! I really want to book your room but I will arrive Geneva at 00:00, is it possible for me to check it at that moment?

    Arrival Information: Reception hours: 8:15-12:00 13:00-23:00 Check-in: 14.00 h – 23.00 h Sorry , its not possible!
    Answered on 4 September 2021
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Amenities of City Hostel Geneva

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Terrace
  • Elevator
  • Laundry
  • Garden
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Linens
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and costs CHF 15 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Public transit tickets
  • Grocery deliveries
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

City Hostel Geneva takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:30 PM to 11:30 PM


From 12:00 AM to 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

Check-in is only possible for guests between 18 and 49 years old


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash City Hostel Geneva accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note, when booking for 8 guests or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

Please note that the age limit in shared rooms is 18-49 years old.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform City Hostel Geneva of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about City Hostel Geneva

  • The nearest beach is 0.6 miles from City Hostel Geneva. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at City Hostel Geneva may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • City Hostel Geneva is 2,600 feet from the center of Geneva. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at City Hostel Geneva is from 2:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • City Hostel Geneva offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):