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Youth Hostel Basel

St. Alban-Kirchrain 10 , Basel, Switzerland, 4052  show map
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Youth Hostel Basel

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Kitchen facilities
Air conditioning
Laundry
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Snack bar

TV

Leisure/ TV room

Elevator

Lift

Overview

Youth Hostel Basel in Vorstädte district provides a conference room, currency exchange and a baggage storage. An innovative interior distinguishes Youth Hostel Basel from other hostels.

The property lies 1150 meters away from Martinskirche. Within 150 meters from the venue, Cafe Tacuba and Papiermuhle Cafe Restaurant serve a wide selection of meals.

A tram stop is located in the vicinity.

Rooms

The hostel offers 66 rooms featuring heating, a dressing area, a sitting area, an iron with ironing board and a work desk. Rooms are fitted with single beds and bunk beds. There are private bathrooms available.

Services

Guests will benefit from airport transfer, free shuttle service and laundry along with an elevator, a kiosk and a meeting room.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   66.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand

Sports & Fitness

  • Darts
  • Table tennis

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's menu
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Library

Room features

  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace

Bathroom

  • Toilet

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Cot FREE
All children
3 - 5 years
Extra bed CHF 15
All children
6 - 12 years
Extra bed SURCHARGE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cots and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

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Hostel Address:

St. Alban-Kirchrain 10 , Basel, Switzerland, 4052

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Airports
Train
  • Basel SBB
    4000 ft
  • Badischer Bahnhof
    1.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Papiermuhle Cafe Restaurant
    400 ft
  • St. Alban-Stubli
    600 ft
Beaches
  • CityBeach Messe
    1800 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    66

Rooms and availability

Youth Hostel Basel photos Room
Shared Bathroom Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
Youth Hostel Basel photos Room
Shared Bathroom Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Youth Hostel Basel photos Room
Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room

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Shared Bathroom Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
Youth Hostel Basel photos Exterior Hotel information
Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen

Youth Hostel Basel Location

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Local attractions

  • Fine Arts Museum (Kunstmuseum)1800 ft
    St. Alban-Graben 16
  • Basel Munster2600 ft
    Rittergasse 3
  • Museum of Domestic Culture (HMB)2800 ft
    Elisabethenstrasse 27/29
  • CityBeach Messe1800 ft
    Dufourstrasse 25, Basel
  • Open Church Basel2700 ft
    Elisabethenstrasse 10-14 Basel

Near the hostel

  • Museum for Contemporary Art (Museum fur Gegenwartskunst)300 ft
    Alban-Rheinweg 60
  • Papier- und Druckereimuseum Basel400 ft
    St.Alban-Tal 37, Basel
  • Hammering Man1700 ft
    Aeschenplatz
  • Basel Paper Mill Museum500 ft
    St. Alban-Tal 37
  • Cartoonmuseum1400 ft
    St. Alban-Vorstadt 28

Restaurants nearby

  • Papiermuhle Cafe Restaurant400 ft

    Address: St. Alban-Tal 35
    Phone: +41 (0)61 - 272 48 48

    62% likes this, based on 46 reviews

  • Cafe Tacuba900 ft

    Address: Malzgasse 1

    80% likes this, based on 26 reviews
    Cuisine: Mexican

  • Brauerei1700 ft

    Address: 60 Grenzacherstrass
    Phone: 061 692 4936

    76% likes this, based on 55 reviews

  • St. Alban-Stubli600 ft

    Address: St. Alban-Vorstadt 74
    Phone: +41 (0)61 - 272 54 15

    68% likes this, based on 24 reviews

  • Cantina Don Camillo1600 ft

    Address: Burgweg 7
    Phone: +41 61 693 05 07

    79% likes this, based on 45 reviews
    Cuisine: International
    Price Range: USD 19 - USD 45

Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    66
Cities nearby
  • Liestal hotels - 14 km
  • Binningen hotels - 3 km
  • Muttenz hotels - 5 km
  • Dornach hotels - 8 km
  • Pratteln hotels - 8 km
  • Arlesheim hotels - 7 km
  • Bottmingen hotels - 4 km
  • Duggingen hotels - 11 km
  • Muenchenstein hotels - 5 km
  • Bettingen hotels - 6 km

Youth Hostel Basel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Youth Hostel Basel

8.2
FabulousBased on178 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    10.0

    location, room cleanliness, friendy staff, open area at reception

  • Couple
    7.8

    The concrete design, lessis more, yes!

    Except the nightlife of the next room that we would prefer not to share it was fine.

  • Single
    10.0

    1. Perfect location: Near Rhein and close to most of the museums. 2. The price is perfect since it includes breakfast and also the city ticket (which is normally 8.5 CHF/day). 3. Well designed and extremely clean. This is perhaps the cleanest and spacious hostel (in Europe) that I have ever stayed.

  • Single
    10.0

    1. Perfect location: Near Rhein and close to most of the museums. 2. The price is perfect since it includes breakfast and also the city ticket (which is normally 8.5 CHF/day). 3. Well designed and extremely clean. This is perhaps the cleanest and spacious hostel (in Europe) that I have ever stayed.

  • Single
    6.6

    Basic rooms, good beds, friendly personnel

    Rooms on the first floor facing the hill feel like in the underground. Wifi only in the lobby.

  • Single
    7.0

    Basic but comfy rooms and good beds to sleep. Nice staff at the reception. Friendly and helpful.

    Wifi only in the lobby on the ground floor

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Very practical

    The room has no windows and for fresh air you need to open the door to a balcony that serves several other rooms

  • Single
    9.2

    High sense, designed hostel. For people who see the town of Art, Basel. And clean.

  • Family with children
    2.4

    On the wade

    Danger for the tamely and thar schealdrin no save at all no air condition no peanut for the room and the all building you feel like you leve in un complete building the front disk bad not friendless thy lay on you and fooling you and they don't car on you and thy ask you before you shake out to cary the cover bead to the store and dray cleen

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    We loved the location near the Rhine and close to the old city. Also liked the modern style and views from the window.

  • Single
    9.6

    Compared to all the other hostels that I've been, this was the best, and it's really close to the river which is the best place in the city IMO

    They didnt have free towels, but you could rent one

  • Couple
    6.6

    Nicest hostel I've ever stayed in. Very trendy. The place seemed spotless even for a hostel, bathroom & room clean, nice bed linens. Good common areas. The area was absolutely lovely & the building was also really cool along a little river. Breakfast included. Travel card on Basel public transport a bonus especially handy since it gets you to the airport as well.

    I am not one for hostels but Basel was very busy when we were there so could only find/afford sharing a 4 room dorm, thus comes with it obvious irritabilities of sharing rooms and bathrooms with strangers and for that I feel it was quite pricey for what you get..but this is a common feeling in Switzerland..

  • Couple
    6.2

    Stayed at the modern part of the hostel in a double room with its own bathroom. We certainly appreciated the modern (slightly minimalist) design of the hostel and our room, the large windows permitting natural light and direct access to a large, shared balcony. The location is quite unique in a rather tranquil and historic part of Basel, yet a short walk away from central parts of the town.

    You will need to be aware that the youth hostel - even in the pricy double room - offers modern and cool yet minimalist rooms and service. If you're ok with this, there is really nothing bad to say about this place. Personally, I'm just about on the verge whether the modernist design and unique location justified the premium pricing. Also keep in mind that the reception will surprise you with a 30 CHF annual youth hostel membership fee at check-in if you've never stayed at one of these before!

  • Single
    10.0

    A lovely hostel! First off the staff was very friendly and helpful!. The room and facilities were very clean and everything well organized. the breakfast was also great. The general atmosphere was very relaxed and the location also contributed the that- being on the channel and near the Rhine. I was very impressed and had a lovely stay!.

  • Family with children
    7.0

    Very friendly staff. Very clean as a hostel, normal requirement can be met although no TV, no telephone, but if you just need a bed and shower room, it is perfect!

    Surprised to know we have to bring the linen including bed sheet, pillow case when we check out. But anyway as a hostel we can understand.

How to reach hostel

hostel Youth Hostel Basel Basel location
Show big map »

Hostel Address:

St. Alban-Kirchrain 10 , Basel, Switzerland, 4052

Get directions
Airports
Train
  • Basel SBB
    4000 ft
  • Badischer Bahnhof
    1.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Papiermuhle Cafe Restaurant
    400 ft
  • St. Alban-Stubli
    600 ft
Beaches
  • CityBeach Messe
    1800 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    66