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Overview of Youth Hostel Basel

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4.3 / 5Excellent
65 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Restaurant

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What's nearby

Popular LocationOld Town4 min walk
Popular LocationVitra Design Museum4 min walk
RestaurantGasthof zum Goldenen Sternen2 min walk
RestaurantCafé Papiermühle3 min walk
AirportBasel (BSL-EuroAirport)15 min drive

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Free cancellation on all rooms

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

  • Standard Single Room, Private Bathroom

    Standard Single Room, Private Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 129 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
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  • Standard Double Room, Private Bathroom

    Standard Double Room, Private Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 129 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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  • Standard Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

    Standard Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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  • Standard Quadruple Room, Private Bathroom

    Standard Quadruple Room, Private Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 161 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 4 Single Beds
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  • Standard Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom

    Standard Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 161 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 4 Single Beds
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  • Standard Room, Shared Bathroom (Sextuple)

    Standard Room, Shared Bathroom (Sextuple)

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 6
    • 6 Single Beds
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  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (1 bed in 4 bed dorm)

    Standard Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (1 bed in 4 bed dorm)

    Room amenities

    • 161 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
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  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (1 bed in 6 bed dorm)

    Standard Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (1 bed in 6 bed dorm)

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
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About this area

Basel

Located in Basel, Youth Hostel Basel is in the historical district. St. Jakob-Park Shopping Centre and Rosentalanlage are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Merian Park and Green Meadow Park. Check out an event or a game at St. Jakobshalle, and consider making time for Basel Zoo, a top attraction not to be missed.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Old Town - 4 min walk
  • Vitra Design Museum - 4 min walk
  • Caricature and Cartoon Museum - 6 min walk
  • Basler Muenster - 11 min walk
  • Munsterplatz - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Basel SBB Station - 17 min walk
  • Marktplatz Tram Stop - 17 min walk
  • Basel (BSL-EuroAirport) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Gasthof zum Goldenen Sternen - 2 min walk
  • Café Papiermühle - 3 min walk
  • St. Alban Stübli - 3 min walk
  • St. Alban-Eck - 4 min walk
  • Imbiss Wacker und Schwob - 8 min walk

About this property

Youth Hostel Basel

Basel hostel in Basel City Centre, near Basel Zoo
This smoke-free hostel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and a meeting room. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free airport drop-off are also provided. Other amenities include laundry facilities, free newspapers and tour/ticket assistance. All 66 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, showers and desks.
Youth Hostel Basel offers 66 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) and Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

No on-site parking available
Free 24-hour drop-off airport shuttle

Food and drink

Free buffet breakfast
1 restaurant
1 bar

Family friendly

Free cots/infant beds
Laundry facilities
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

Free newspapers in reception

Guest services

Front desk (limited hours)
Housekeeping (once per stay)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English
French
German
Italian

Business services

1 meeting room

Outdoors

Picnic area
Terrace

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Free cots/infant beds
Linens
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

Shower

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Desk

Policies

Check-in

Check-in available 24 hours
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM. <br />For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.
  • 24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CHF 20 per night.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Payment types accepted at this property

Diners Club
JCB International
Mastercard
American Express
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 4.00 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: CHF 20 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
The total price of stay includes a Youth Hostel Membership per day.
Children younger than age 7 may not stay in dormitories. Children age 2 and younger stay free of charge in private rooms using existing bedding.

Property is also known as

  • Youth Basel
  • Youth Hostel Basel Basel
  • Youth Hostel Basel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Youth Hostel Basel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Basel
All reviews

Guest reviews

4.3

Excellent

5 - Excellent
33
4 - Good
23
3 - Okay
7
2 - Mediocre
2
1 - Poor
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4.5
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.5
Amenities
4.4
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

A nice stay

A nice stay at a clean, quiet, affordable hostel in the city center. Close to the tourist attractions. A nice breakfast too.

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Modern hostel in quiet part of town

Stayed here for one night in September in a private en suite room. The hostel is modern, clean and comfortable. It's located in a quiet part of Basel 10-15 mins walk from both the old town and Kleinbasel. No complaints!

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019