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City Backpacker Hotel Biber

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Overview
  • Excellent9%
  • Very good34%
  • Average41%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“old town”(38 reviews)
“great location”(27 reviews)
“reception room”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
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All reviewsold towngreat locationreception roomfree luggage storagesheets and towelsbed female dormtrain stationshared roomroof terracewell equipped kitchenhang clothesheavy luggagestaff was extremely helpfulminute walkbars and restaurantsfourth floorstayed one night
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The good: -great location with lots of restaurants, bars nearby -clean, safe rooms -kitchen available for cooking The bad: -many flights of stairs up (I had a backpack, so it wasn't too bad. Be warned if you have real luggage) -VERY noisy location (they have...More

Thank Katherine S
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Good location, the hostel is a few flights of stairs up. The lady at reception was super friendly and helpful. The room was basic and a little small, but did have lockers and a sink. The hostel had a small common area and had a...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

The positives: The hostel is located numerous steps up a building conveniently located near both the city centre and the train station. Many good food options around. Decent size kitchen where you can cook and save money in pricey Zurich. Nice "lounge" area to chill...More

1  Thank oOokevinoOo
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I stayed at Hostel Biber just one night and was very very impressed. After a disastrous day of both a cancelled flight into Zurich and lots of train delays, I arrived almost 3 hours after their advertised latest check in time (10pm). I emailed and...More

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 26 April 2018

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

2  Thank MelissaMarcondesBeff
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Price range
US$ 42 - US$ 212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
17
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Location
Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
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Room & Suite (6)
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RandyX111
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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