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Geneva Hostel is centrally located in Geneva and is in a historic building from the 19th century. It provides free Wi-Fi and a restaurant serving Swiss cuisine in the evenings. Lake Geneva is only 800 feet away.

Some of the simply furnished rooms have a private bathroom and others feature shared-use bathroom facilities. A breakfast is served daily.

Geneva Hostel comes with common living room featuring a TV. A shared-use kitchen with a microwave and a dining area is available as well. Lockers are featured on site and the property has an elevator.

Restaurants can be found in the surrounding area. The Geneva Transport Card, providing free public transportation, is already included in the rate. The Gautier Bus Stop (tram line 1) is a 4-minute walk away and Geneva Airport can be reached within 15 minutes by car.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

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Continental, Gluten-free, Buffet

Private Parking Available On Site

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  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English

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  • What time is check out?

    Check out is at 10 am.


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    Asked about: Single Bed in Male Dormitory Room • Answered on October 29, 2019
  • There is free shuttle to airport from the hotel on 21 June at 04:00am?

    Hello, Thank you for your message. Unfortunately, we don't have any shuttle service. Best regards, Andrés Front desk


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    Asked about: Single Bed in Female Dormitory Room • Answered on February 8, 2020
  • PRIVATE BATHROOM? O SHARE BATHROOMS?

    Thank you for your message. If you book a bed in a dorm, you have to share the bathroom. However, we have some room with shower and toilet included. Please check our types of room online. Best regards, Andrés Front desk


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    Answered on January 6, 2020
  • What time is the breakfast?

    Thank you for your request. The breakfast is served between 6:30 am and 9:45 am. Best regards, Andrés Front desk


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    Answered on February 6, 2020
  • the driver can pick me from the airport and is how much

    Hello, Thank your for your message. Unfortunately, we don't have any shuttle service. Best regards. Front desk


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    Answered on January 1, 2021
  • Hello, do you still serve breakfast these days? Thanks

    Hello, Yes, the breakfast is served every day between 6:30 and 10:30 am. Best regards, Front desk,


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    Answered on August 5, 2021
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    dear sheets are provided for free. You also can rent towel for CHF 2 + CHF 10 deposit return


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    Answered on September 14, 2019
  • Hello May i ask about Covid policy? I am vaccinated with CoronaVac (Sinovac) and will not have Swiss "COVID Certification" but I will posses "Vaccine passport" issued by Thailand Ministry of Health. Will this be ok for check in and stay in Hostel? looking forward to hearing from you BR Su

    Hello, Yes your vaccine passport will be fine and the Sinovac vaccination is alright. Kind regards, Geneva Hostel.


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    Answered on October 26, 2021
  • Hi, what is the latest time you can check into the hostel? I am taking a train from Munich so I might arrive late at night.

    Hello, The hostel is open 24h/24h. Best regards, Front desk


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    Answered on October 6, 2021
  • Hello, is it possible to have a breakfast before 8am, and do u provide public transportation ticket?

    Thank you for your message. The breakfast is served between 6:30 am and 10:30 am. When you check in, we will provide you the free transportation card. Best regards, Front desk


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    Answered on August 25, 2021
  • I come from Paris - is the frontier restricted for August ? Price single room.

    Hello, Thank you for your message. We don't know yet, but probably yes. Please check with the authorities in France.


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    Answered on May 19, 2020
  • HI I would like to book a room from 30 March to 25 April and I would like to check if it is possible to get a room with a separate bathroom.

    Hello, Thank you for your message. In this moment we have a twin room with shower and WC until March 17th. However, it's possible that we will receive a cancellation in the nexts days.


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    Answered on March 19, 2020
  • can we check in by 0800h on the day of booking or what is the earliest time allowed to book in, as we plan to reach there by 0700h

    Hello, Thank you for your request. Yes, you can have an early check in and leave your luggage. However the room will be available from 2 pm. We will give you too the free public transportation card. Wish you nice trip Best regards, Geneva Hostel


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    Answered on February 21, 2020
  • I will arrive at around 10 AM in the hostel. Can I leave my small luggage for the day until later check in?

    Hello, Thank you for your request. Yes, you can have an early check in and leave your luggage. However the room will be available from 2 pm. We will give you too the free public transportation card. Wish you nice trip Best regards, Geneva Hostel


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    Answered on January 30, 2020
  • Will this hotel give me transport ticket public ..if i booked two days this hostel or for how much days they will give me public transport

    Thank you for your message. We will provide you the free card for the public transportation when you check in. Best regards, Andrés Front desk


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    Answered on November 7, 2019
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    dear Guest, all staff will be happy to give you tourist information and outing ideas


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    Answered on September 14, 2019
  • Hi! Can one use bus 10 for free before arriving at the property? Also what is the earliest in the morning you can have breakfast?

    Hello, Yes, you can get a free ticket bus inside the airport. The breakfast is served between 6:30 and 10:30 am. Best regards, Front desk


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    Answered on November 21, 2021
  • can i see pictures of a single room with private bathroom? and how much does that cost? 3rd September to 17th September

    Hello, Please send us an email: info@genevahostel.ch Best regards,


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    Answered on August 12, 2021
  • where can i lock up my suitcase at night whilst i am sleeping with other 5 people which i dont know who they are?

    Hello, Thank you for your request. Each guest has a locker and it works with the room key.


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    Answered on September 1, 2020
  • Hi for a couple twin room is available.

    Hello, Thank you for your message. Please lets us know the date and we will confirm you if we have a twin room available. Best regards, Andrés Front desk


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    Answered on November 29, 2019
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Leman Theatre
    0.3 miles
  • Bains des Paquis
    0.4 miles
  • Jet d'Eau
    0.6 miles
  • United Nations Geneva
    0.6 miles
  • Flower Clock
    0.8 miles
  • Shopping Area Geneve
    0.8 miles
  • St. Pierre Cathedral
    0.9 miles
  • Victoria Hall
    1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Mr. Pickwick Pub
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Place de navigation
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Palazzo
    1 miles
  • Geneva Town Hall
    1 miles
  • Stade de Geneve
    2.8 miles
  • Annemasse Train Station
    4.3 miles
  • CERN
    4.8 miles
  • European Council for Nuclear Research
    5 miles
  • Domaine de Divonne Casino
    9.9 miles
  • Divonne-les-bains thermal center
    10 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Salève
    5.6 miles
  • Lake Lac Léman
    0 miles
Public transit
  • Train Cornavin Train Station
    0.5 miles
  • Train Geneve-Secheron Train Station
    0.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Geneva International Airport
    2.3 miles
  • Chambéry-Savoie Airport
    41.9 miles
  • Lyon - Saint Exupery Airport
    61.5 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Food: European

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour

Amenities of Geneva Hostel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Movie nights
  • Library
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and charges may apply.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • Arabic
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Turkish
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House rules Geneva Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 9 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Geneva Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the name of the booker has to match the name of the credit card holder.

When booking for 10 guests or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Please note that a "certificat COVID" is mandatory for every guest who wants to stay at the property.

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Geneva Hostel

  • Geneva Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Geneva Hostel is 2,800 feet from the center of Geneva.

  • Check-in at Geneva Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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

    • Library
    • Movie nights

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

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Geneva Hostel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Parking garage
    • Accessible parking

  • Guests staying at Geneva Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Geneva Hostel by:

    • Train 15min

  • The nearest beach is 350 feet from Geneva Hostel.