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Reviews of YMCA Hostel Basel Basel Hostel

Gempenstrasse 64, Basel, Switzerland

Atmosphere 86%

Cleanliness 98%

Facilities 88%

Location 92%

Safety 96%

Staff 88%

Value 86%

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast 7.74USD
  • Towel 3.32USD

Important Information

Please note that during the Basel Exhibition period, special terms and conditions apply (specially in terms of cancellation and prepayment).
They won't be any cancellation fee until 12pm on arrival day.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 10:30

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Basel?

Contact us directly

Atmosphere 86%

Cleanliness 98%

Facilities 88%

Location 92%

Safety 96%

Staff 88%

Value 86%

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Anonymous
11 Dec 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property

74% Overall Rating
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74% Overall Rating

Anonymous
21 Nov 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Location is good. Got a free transportation pass from hostel.

Disliked: No plug near the bed side.

Customer would recommend this property

63% Overall Rating
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63% Overall Rating

Anonymous
18 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: Very close to the station which had trams connecting you to the rest of the city. Good showers.

Disliked: We arrived early and were able to drop our bags off at the hostel but when we came back to check in at 3:30 the room wasn't ready. We then had to wait for them to clean it which wasn't ideal. Not much atmosphere and quite expensive but that's Switzerland for you!

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
28 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: NA

Disliked: NA

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
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86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
03 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Friendly staff. The rooms were quite big and clean

Disliked: There is no AC in the room and the showers were tiny, although it was always clean.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
13 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals, Partying / nightlife

Liked: Great location. Big rooms. Very friendly staff

Disliked: Only two parkings, 10 fr per day is expensive

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
08 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: location and facility

Disliked: none

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
30 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Great facilities. Beds and furniture were nice. Has a good kitchem, large lounge, and chill out game room. Extremely close to the railroad station.

Disliked: Breakfast was expensive, but nothing else.

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
25 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: great location, nice rooms, friendly atmosphere

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
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91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
22 Dec 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: The heater was working fine, the shower is good, beds are ok and the kitchen is great!

Disliked: Wifi was not working on the dorm and the breakfast is really expensive,.

Customer would recommend this property

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