The Best Hostels in Geneva for Solo Travellers, Couples, and Families
Geneva is a beautiful city, situated near at border of France, and set on the Rhone river where it merges into Lac Leman. With so much to see and do, it's no surprise that tourists and businessmen alike continue to travel here throughout the year.
The hostels below are some of the highest rated and least expensive in the city. And yes, Geneva can be quite expensive! But offering great values and some nice free bonuses, these hostels provide ample opportunity to see the city while have a good home base while you do it. Give them a look over and have a great trip!
How much do hostels in Geneva cost?
|Average Dorm Price
$35 ($35 to $35)
|Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel)
$138 ($82 to $245)
A quiet hostel for solo travelers, couples, and families
Dorm Bed: $38.64
Just a short walk from the Geneva train station is this gem of a hostel featuring smaller dorm rooms with only a few beds each. Private rooms are also available with just a couple of beds for those wishing to have their own room. This is a great place for anyone looking for a hostel that is quiet, relaxing, or family-oriented.
The hostel offers a lot to guests, making this a terrific deal. First of all, they give a free travel transport card for transportation within Geneva. Second, they give a discount to the International Red Cross Museum. And they have discounts on train tickets within Switzerland, as well as free Wi-Fi, and free kitchen usage in their spacious communal kitchen. The decorative style is modern and fun, with colorful walls, modern furniture, and comfortable sofas in the spacious common area.
The hostel is also family-friendly, as they also have a kids' area with toys and crafts.
Laundry is also available, as are lockers and luggage storage.
The location is good, as it's convenient to the train station and still in central Geneva on the north side of the Rhone. It's within walking distance to many sights, and a short bus or tram ride away from anything else. Restaurants, bars, shops, and other conveniences are also on the surrounding streets.
Guests leaving reviews give this hostel high marks for cleanliness, the friendly staff, and the quiet atmosphere.
2 rue Ferrier, 1202 Geneva, ,
A social hostel for solo travelers, backpackers, and couples
Dorm Bed: $34.35
This terrific hostel is located in the northern part of central Geneva, and comes with a long list of free bonuses and nice amenities. It is surrounded by nicer hotels, is close to the lake and the park, and even has a view of Mont Blanc!
The architecture is very modern and spacious (take a look at the photos). Nice furniture is situated in the common areas as well as in the rooms. Dorms of varying sizes are available, as are private rooms with ensuite bathrooms. Bunk beds in the dorms all have shelves and plugs for the convenience of guests.
The common areas include large seating areas, a game room with foosball, a TV area, a spacious dining hall (again with a modern look), an outdoor patio area, and a stocked library with comfortable sofas for your quiet reading time. This multi-story hostel is somewhat large, but has plenty of room for everyone.
Included with your stay is free breakfast
, a free public transport card, Wi-Fi and internet, laundry, parking, bike parking, tour booking, an onsite restaurant, and more.
Guest reviews highlight great amenities, the friendly and helpful staff, the safe environment, the large free breakfast, and the location.
Rue Rothschild 30 ,
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