Geneva Hostel
2 stars

Geneva Hostel

Rue Rothschild 28-30, 1202 Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
+41 22 732 62 60

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based on 6,490 reviews

Geneva Hostel
日 3/3
木 7/3
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Standard Room

About Geneva Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Breakfast for free

Located within walking distance of Geneve-Cornavin Railway Station, Geneva Hostel offers guests a convenient base when visiting Geneva. It is also a short car ride from United Nations Office at Geneva and Lake Geneva.

The hostel features a 24-hour reception and luggage storage. Facilities include free wireless internet and laundry facilities.

Geneva Hostel has 64 contemporary rooms that are fitted with all the necessities to ensure an enjoyable stay. They are also equipped with a hair dryer and heating.

The hostel's on-site restaurant is a convenient option for those wishing to dine in. Guests can also choose to dine out in one of the surrounding restaurants.

Geneva Hostel is close to the area's well-known sightseeing attractions, nightlife and shops, and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is within walking distance. Geneva-Secheron Train Station is within walking distance.

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Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Geneva Hostel

  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Hairdryer
  • 24-hour front desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Mosquito net
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins


  • Window
  • Quiet street view
  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Lake view
  • Lockers
  • Mountain view
  • City view
  • Storage available


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bidet
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Shared kitchen
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Accessible by lift
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by lift


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed
  • Cleaning products
  • Wardrobe or closet

Services and conveniences

  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour front desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe

Family friendly

  • Baby safety gates
  • Complimentary breakfast

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Laundry facilities

Reviews of Geneva Hostel

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9.7 Wonderful
Pros:I really liked that the lockers were outside the room, so I wouldn't disturb my roommates & vice versa. it was also cool that a locker was coded for your keycard. very safe neighborhood, close to transit. breakfast cafeteria style was great.


Rue Rothschild 28-30, 1202 Geneva, Geneve

What's nearby

  • Cornavin Train Station0.7 km
  • Jet d'eau1 km
  • World Trade Organization Headquarters1 km
  • Flower Clock1.2 km
  • Jardin Anglais1.2 km
  • Botanical Gardens1.3 km
  • Ariana Ceramics and Glass Museum1.4 km
  • Palais des Nations1.5 km
  • Vieille Ville1.5 km
  • St. Pierre Cathedral1.5 km
  • International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum1.6 km
  • La Grange Park1.6 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

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Top tips for your stay at Geneva Hostel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Geneva Hostel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in July and May.
  • How long should you stay at Geneva Hostel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at Geneva Hostel

  • What’s the best way to get to Geneva Hostel from the airport?

    If you’re flying to the city, you’ll likely arrive at Geneva International Airport (GVA), which is the primary airport serving the city. From the airport, you can take a taxi or use a ridesharing service, as they can drop you off directly at the hostel. Another option is to use public transportation, which happens to be efficient in Geneva. You can take a train from the airport to the Geneva Cornavin train station and then transfer to a tram or bus that will take you to a stop near the hostel. The hostel staff can also provide specific directions based on your arrival time.

  • Why should I stay at Geneva Hostel instead of other hotels nearby?

    Staying at Geneva Hostel offers several advantages over other hotels in the vicinity. Firstly, the hostel provides budget-friendly accommodation options, making it an excellent choice for travellers looking to save on lodging expenses. Geneva can be an expensive city, and the hostel allows you to allocate your budget to explore the city's attractions and dining experiences. Additionally, this hostel fosters a vibrant and social atmosphere, making it a great place to meet fellow travellers from around the world. The hostel often organises social events, creating opportunities to connect with like-minded individuals and exchange travel stories. Furthermore, its central location provides easy access to many of Geneva's top attractions, allowing you to explore the city conveniently.

  • What family-friendly services does Geneva Hostel provide?

    Geneva Hostel offers various family-friendly services to ensure a comfortable stay for guests travelling with children. These services may include family rooms with extra beds or cots upon request, high chairs in the dining area and a designated play area for kids. The hostel staff may also provide recommendations for family-friendly activities and attractions in Geneva, ensuring that your family can make the most of your visit to the city. Additionally, the communal atmosphere of the hostel can be a positive experience for children, as they have the opportunity to interact with other travellers and potentially make new friends during their stay.

  • What kind of events can I enjoy at Geneva Hostel?

    Geneva Hostel frequently hosts a range of events that cater to both travellers and locals. While the specific events may vary, you can typically enjoy social gatherings, movie nights and cultural exchange activities organised by the hostel. Additionally, since Geneva is known for its vibrant cultural scene, you may enjoy some notable events in Geneva such as the Geneva International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH), the Geneva International Motor Show and various music festivals and concerts.

  • What business facilities does Geneva Hostel offer?

    While this hostel primarily caters to budget-conscious travellers and backpackers, it also provides various essential amenities for business travellers, such as Wi-Fi throughout the property, a communal workspace or lounge area where you can work or hold meetings and access to printing and fax services at the front desk. Additionally, the central location of Geneva Hostel makes it convenient for business travellers to access key business districts and attend meetings within the city.

  • Where is Geneva Hostel located?

    Geneva Hostel is located at Rue Rothschild 28-30 in Pâquis, 0.9 km from the centre of Geneva. Cornavin Train Station is the closest landmark to Geneva Hostel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Geneva Hostel?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Geneva Hostel.

  • Does Geneva Hostel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Geneva Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Geneva Hostel from the airport?

    Geneva Hostel is 4.3 km from Geneva Geneve-Cointrin. Geneva Hostel is 31.1 km from Annecy – Haute-Savoie – Mont Blanc.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Geneva Hostel hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Geneva Hostel in Geneva and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Geneva Hostel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Geneva Hostel.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city centre

0.9 km

Nearest airport

Geneva Geneve-Cointrin

Distance to airport

4.0 km