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City Backpacker Hotel Biber

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“bunk beds”(7 reviews)
“old town”(38 reviews)
“budget hostel”(3 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Breakfast included
Rooftop Bar
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All reviewsbunk bedsold townbudget hostelgreat locationreception roomtrain stationsheets and towelsshared roomroof terracewell equipped kitchenhang clothesheavy luggagestaff was extremely helpfulminute walkbars and restaurantsfourth floorstayed one night
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The guy in reception was really nice, and the location is really convenient, in the middle of Zurich old town. But the room is completely small (6 mixed bed), almost no space to walk between the beds. The bathroom was dirty, and it's really small...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Despite the many stairs you have to climb with your luggage, the place is nice and comfortable for a solo traveller. It has a kitchen, you have to pay for the bed sheets and towels so I recommend you to take your own. The location...More

Thank Constanza M
Reviewed 20 March 2018

The reception is open very few hours and the treatment they provide is more that improbable. I would not recommend this hostel at all. The value-money is really bad and the atmosphere in comparison with any another decent hostel is very bad.

Thank Isaac D
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I stayed at this hostel coming and going from Switzerland and found it a good value...perfect location in the heart of Old Town, large private room with sink and double bed; minutes from the Bahnhof (train station). As I waited in the small, funky little...More

Thank swood43
Reviewed 6 February 2018

1) The Location is fantastic 2) bathrooms could be cleaner 3) there is no elevator, one needs to carry luggage 3 floors up to the reception and then another floor to the room 4) the receptionist was not very friendly. She helped, but after cribbing...More

Thank Vrinda D
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US$ 41 - US$ 132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
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8 December 2014|
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It has free storage in the reception
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"The rooms are in the five floor, no lift. Not recommend it at all, less when carring luggage."
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"Figure on quite a few stairs ... no elevator. Shared bath. Rooms in back are very quiet, but no views."
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"There isn't much of a difference"
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"In city centre near train station"
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