Hostels in Geneva, Switzerland

3 hostels available. Prices start from $26 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Geneva

Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…- Tickets for city tours, musicals, etc. - Vending machine (snacks & drinks) - Late check-out until 2 PM (only private rooms) - Pets are welcome (only private rooms) - Parking spots" …"…5 km … More

Geneva Hostel

Free Breakfast
Family-Friendly Hostel
"…For instance, they may be a bit more intolerant to subtle behavior like entering a room a little too noisy after they have retired early. Not too shabby - Really enjoyed the inexpensive stay. I … More
Family-Friendly Hostel
"…It is about a mile from the train station and can be reached by tram. There are a ton of restaurants in the area offering everything from Thai to African. There is a grocery store (COOP) located … More

Hotels in Geneva

Hotel Admiral

Free Breakfast
"A warm, welcoming, and lovely stay -- highly recommended! - A warm, welcoming, and lovely stay -- highly recommended!" …"…Rich buffet breakfast, tax, & service included. Exept city tax : 3. … More

Hotel St. Gervais

Free Breakfast
"…Easy walking distance from all the downtown sights. Rooms are well maintained and clean. The staff are all friendly. Only complaint would be it can be noisy in the mornings. You can hear doors … More

Hostels in Geneva, Switzerland

3 hostels available. Prices start from $26 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Geneva (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Geneva.

Geneva is one of the world's most global cities. Home to the United Nations and the Red Cross, Geneva is a great place to take in unique international culture. The city is, however, a financial mecca, and is not surprisingly ranked the fourth most expensive city in the world. Not only will travelers spend loads on food, transportation, and souvenirs, but even Geneva hostels can also be quite costly.

There are very few hostels in Geneva and they are usually priced on the high end. These hostels are primarily located in what's called the Rive Droite. Geneva surrounds the beautiful Lake Geneva and borders the Rhone River, providing the entire city with gorgeous views of the water. The Rive Droite (right bank) is the newest part of the city located to the north of Lake Geneva. This part of the city is connected over the Rhone River by several bridges making it easy to access the Old Town on the left bank, known as the Rive Gauche. Public transportation is very convenient in this highly-modernized metropolis, and can easily get you within walking distance of most of the sights. However, Geneva is a great walking city, especially the Old Town, so save your money for fondue and forget the tram.

Can't miss attractions include Cathedral St. Pierre, and it's amazing archaeological crypt, Parc des Bastions, the Jet d'eau, and the Museum of the International Red Cross. Geneva is also a great place to enjoy the water. The city has a number of beaches and many boat tours offering the most remarkable views of Geneva, the lake, and the surrounding Alps.

Geneva Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Geneva, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 3
Average dorm price $59
Average private room price $168
Cheapest Hostel in Geneva City Hostel with $53.5
Party hostels in Geneva MEININGER Geneve Centre Charmilles (1 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 8.3

FAQ about Geneva Hostels

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Travel Tips for Geneva - from the Community

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