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Reviews of Generation YMCA Hostel Basel Basel Hostel

Gempenstrasse 64, Basel, Switzerland

Atmosphere 86%

Cleanliness 97%

Facilities 89%

Location 94%

Safety 94%

Staff 90%

Value 85%

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
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Towels Included
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast 6.99USD
  • Towel 2.99USD

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

Atmosphere 86%

Cleanliness 97%

Facilities 89%

Location 94%

Safety 94%

Staff 90%

Value 85%

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86% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 80%
86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
08 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: Very clean, stylish and good basic facilities, very helpful staff. The rooms are clean and the beds look new and all have a cupboard to put your stuff. For a 10CHF deposit they will lend you a padlock too. There is a lovely communal area and the wood fire was burning on a cold winter night.

Disliked: Just that there were no hooks or a shelf in the toilet.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
27 Oct 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: Staff was unbelievably helpful. Everything is very secure. Fun and friendly atmosphere. 5 minute walk from the bahn. Full kitchen for travelers with dishes and utensils available with only the cost of cleaning up after yourself.

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
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  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
22 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
41+

Liked: Very clean, handsoap and paper everywhere. Good showers. Silent, good beds. Good breskfast.

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
15 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: By far one of the best hostel that I ever stayed. Near to the train station and easily access to public transport. The atmosphere is quiet and everything looks clean and comfort. Highly recommended.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
11 Dec 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property

74% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
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  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 80%
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
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 40%
  • Value - 40%
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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  • Location - 80%
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  • Value - 100%
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
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 60%
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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  • Cleanliness - 100%
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  • Location - 100%
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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

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