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City Backpacker - Hostel Biber

Overall an excellent place to stay in Zürich. Really recommend going to this place!

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Facilities

  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Vending Machines

Communications

  • Card Phones
  • Postal Service

Entertainment

  • Board Games

General

  • Laundry Facilities
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Towels for Hire

In Room Facilities

  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

Laundry

  • Washing Machine

About City Backpacker - Hostel Biber

City Backpacker - Hotel/Hostel Biber is located in the pedestrian area right in the heart of the beautiful and lively old part of town.

The most important sights and places are in walking distance, such as churches, museums, the lake and of course the famous shopping street, Bahnhofstrasse. Nightlife, music and entertainment are all just around the corner as well.

Our hostel offers cheap and comfortable dormitory beds with a maximum of six beds per room. We also have some private single/twin/triple/quad rooms. There are toilets and showers on each floor.

We have self-catering kitchens, free tea and softdrink vending machines and a small kiosk/shop at reception.

Further facilities include lockers in the dormitories, a guest internet station, laundry facilities, luggage storage, discounts on Swiss army knives and souvenirs.

Reception is open from 8am to noon and from 3pm to 10pm and check-in is available until 10pm. We have no curfew and no membership is required.

Our friendly staff are pleased to answer your questions and book accommodation in other cities, tours, etc.

So enjoy your stay here with us, relax, meet new friends while having a drink in the living room or on our rooftop terrace with nice views and make your visit to Zurich unforgettable!

Please read our Things to Note below before making a booking.

Important Information

Conditions

Please note: Reception is open from 8am to noon and from 3pm to 10pm. The latest possible time for check-in is 10pm (2200).

Payment is due in Euro, US dollars, Visa or MasterCard upon arrival.

Please note that sheets are not included in our rates. Sheets can be rented for CHF3.00. You’re welcome to bring your own sheets or sleeping bar.

Prices include taxes.

We have a 48hr cancellation policy.

Cancellations must be made by email.

If you arrive in the morning before 12 noon, you are welcome to leave your luggage with us until check-in. :)

Have a safe journey and see you soon in Zurich!

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www.city-backpacker.ch
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0041 (0)44 251 90 15

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Niederdorfstrasse 5

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Guest Reviews

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Overall an excellent place to stay in Zürich. Really recommend going to this place!

Overall
4
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

the hostal is ok, the problem is trying to find it the first time because is in a street that is kind of hide but after the first time everything is really easy is small and is up of a restaurant, but the people from the hostel is really nice and try to help you in everthing they can

Overall
3
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
3
Facilities
4
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

I had a very nice time here. Perfectly located right in the centr of town and a 5 minute walk from the central train station!

Overall
4
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
3
Facilities
4
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

a perfect location, but i do really need a lift...

Overall
3
Location
5
Cleanliness
3
Value
3
Facilities
1
Service
3

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

It was nice to live there. Easy access to Lake Zurich and railway station but the place was so congested. Anyways, what can you except while living in the main city area with cheap accommodation. Overall, nice place to stay for few days.

Overall
4
Location
3
Cleanliness
3
Value
3
Facilities
3
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

I should not have booked here, having a significant heart condition, had I known it meant a climb up five storeys. In oher respects it was adequatae for a night's stay but I doubt many would want to spend more than a cople of nights there.

Overall
3
Location
2
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
2
Service
2

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Warm, clean, friendly place. I was grateful and happy to have a very comfortable bed, crispy clean sheets, amiable atmosphere, all-around solid place to stay in a great location. I had a bed in the women's dorm room, so I can't speak to what the private rooms are like, but I was very comfortable. Nice pillows, nice mattress... Lots of stairs to climb, but hey, that's great exercise!

One suggestion: placing a small bench or chair in the dressing rooms next to the shower stalls (or even placing some pegs on the walls to hang one's clothes on) would improve functionality.

Overall well worth it.. I would gladly stay there again.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Although this is the best value for money you can get in Zurich - it feels cramped and overcrowded. Considering the value for money you get in other hostels around Europe, this one would not be on my list to visit again.

Overall
2
Location
3
Cleanliness
2
Value
1
Facilities
1
Service
2

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*  The Customer Satisfaction score is based on a combination of ratings from Travellerspoint and external websites. The score of 78% for this property is based on ratings provided by 1476 guests.

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