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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location of the hotel is perfect for a tourist. It is near to the tram stoppage, lake Zurich and the party area in the old city town. 4-5 minutes walking distance from the Zurich trains station. Rooms are bit small for total number of people staying at night. The cleanliness is okay as per the rent. And the rent...

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is located at the 4th floor of building without elevator, hence, the title. But the location of the hostel is just around a block or two from the center. So the location is really amazing. The beds are okay but you have to rent your cover, pillow case, and towel. Check in and out are swift as in...

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Thank Tonyph08
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights in the city backpacker last month. Very friendly staff. She gave me a pack of chocolate because that day was my birthday! Sharing a room with 5 other girls from Japan, UK, Canada, New Zealand and US. There's a sink in our room which makes it easier for the morning. But one thing, remember to bring your...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location was very good for the price i paid. There is a kitchen on every floor which is convenient. Rooms however are very small, lockers are teeny tiny and can barely fit anything so i had to keep my luggage on my top bunk bed which made sleep a bit uncomfortable. Zurich does not do the city tax thing (which...

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Thank Jeslyn L
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first thing you notice as you arrive at this place with your luggage is that there is no elevator, hence you have to carry your luggage 3-4 floors upstairs. Overall an OK place though the surrounding streets are noisy. Self service Kitchen needs improvement. Friendly staff.

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Radcliff, Kentucky
Reviewed 17 December 2016

relatively cheap,great and attentive staff, convenient, clean, good kitchen to cook. It might be loud at night as the restaurant is at the first floor. Note that the staff does not stay there 24/7, so you better check in during their business hours of operation, otherwise you might not get in. They also lend you towels and bed linens for...

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Thank Janeandnathanel
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 9 December 2016

City backpacker dormitory is very well maintained. The rooms, common kitchen and bathrooms were well maintained. Transit was very comfortable being closer to Zurich hb, only ten minutes walk. 10 min walk to Zurich lake.

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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Good hostel with great staff. Good location, close to tram stops, walking distance from main train station ( highly recommend getting SwissTravel pass to be able to take advantage of connections from this location). Lots of stairs to get around this hostel. Room a little small (stayed in four bed female dorm). All things considered still a good choice because...

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Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Checked in at the city backpackers .....well maintained rooms .....stay in transit was very comfortable being closer to hbf only ten minutes walk away and located in the vicinity of Christmas markets(quite ambient )....reception staff is very cooperative ....recommended by all means !!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I read previous reviews and thought it will be worst that what I found. I think the hostel has a really good location and the price is good for Zurich and for what they offer. The rooms and bathrooms were clean. The space in front of reception is also really useful specially if you don't have the Swiss adaptor (a...

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Additional Information about City Backpacker Hotel Biber

Address: Niederdorfstrasse 5, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range: ₹ 2,524 - ₹ 8,321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“In city centre near train station”
 of 5 bubbles CACH88, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Reception is only open at select hours so check that out before heading over to check in”
 of 5 bubbles jessicatS7006UR, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask when you check in. They are honest and will help you.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelinAlan, 6 Jul 2015 | Read review
“I'm solo. My room fine.”
 of 5 bubbles allenbell, 31 May 2015 | Read review
“Other travellers were quiet - but there was noise from the street as there are number of eateries in the area and the weather was mild so many stood outside to eat and drink.”
 of 5 bubbles carolynn446, 12 Jan 2015 | Read review
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