Youth Hostel Basel

St. Alban-Kirchrain 10 , Basel, Switzerland, 4052  show map
  • Overview
  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities
^

Youth Hostel Basel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Table tennis

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting/Banquet facilities

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Game room

Overview

Youth Hostel Basel is located in old Basel, minutes away from Basel Paper Mill Museum, Botanischer Garten Bruglingen / Grun 80 and Zoo Basel. The hostel is highlighted with innovative décor.

Thanks to a tram stop nearby, the hostel is well connected with other parts of Basel. Papiermuhle Cafe Restaurant and St. Alban-Stubli are located in the neighborhood.

75 minutes' drive from Zurich-Kloten airport.

Rooms

This property comprises of 66 rooms. Some rooms like Quadruple Room, 6-bed Dorm, Twin Room and Double Room include amenities such as a separate toilet, heating, a seating area and a dressing area. Rooms are fitted with bunk beds and single beds. Guestrooms feature access to shared bathrooms.

Services

Guests of Youth Hostel Basel are welcome to use a photocopier, a luggage storage, an elevator, a meeting room and parking.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   66.

This field is required.
Email not defined
 Open
WRITE A QUICK REVIEW
Very Bad Excellent
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rate this hostel
YOUR IMPRESSION OF THE HOTEL

In general

Pros

Cons

YOUR DETAILS
First Name
Email
Cancel
To get your review moderated and published, please read our Terms and Conditions.

Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Table tennis

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Game room
  • DVDs/Videos for children
  • Board games

Leisure facilities

  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Steam shower

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  10 am

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

hostel Youth Hostel Basel Basel location
Show big map »

Hostel Address:

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

Get directions
City Center
  • Basel
    800 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Basel SBB
    1.2 km
  • Badischer Bahnhof
    1.6 km
  • Bus stop
    500 m
Restaurants
  • Papiermuhle Cafe Restaurant
    110 m
  • St. Alban-Stubli
    180 m
Beaches
  • CityBeach Messe
    520 m
Hostel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    66

Rooms and availability

Youth Hostel Basel Quadruple RoomYouth Hostel Basel Quadruple Room Hotel information
Quadruple Room
Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
Size: 15 m²
Check Prices
  • Shower
— Less information+ More information

Please inform the property about the gender of the arriving guests in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking.

Room facilities

    How to reach hostel

    hostel Youth Hostel Basel Basel location
    Show big map »

    Hostel Address:

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

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Basel
      800 m
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Basel SBB
      1.2 km
    • Badischer Bahnhof
      1.6 km
    • Bus stop
      500 m
    Restaurants
    • Papiermuhle Cafe Restaurant
      110 m
    • St. Alban-Stubli
      180 m
    Beaches
    • CityBeach Messe
      520 m
    Hostel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      66

    Youth Hostel Basel Location

    Legend
    • Current hotel
    • Hotels nearby
    • Other hotels
    • Airports
    • Underground stations
    • Train stations
    • Parks
    • Tourist attractions
    • Museums
    • Convention centers
    • Stadiums
    • Food and meals
    • General

    Hover above the icons to see hotel photo and details.

    Click the hotel to go to the main hotel page.

    Route Planner
    Enter your starting point (at least street address and city) to receive driving directions to or from the hostel.

    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Fähre St. Alban - 100 m
    • Galerie Canus Evelyne - 100 m
    • Daniel Tanner - 300 m
    • Galerie Karin Sutter - 400 m
    • Galerie Friedrich - 500 m
    • Daniel Blaise Thorens - 600 m
    • Galerie Beyeler - 600 m
    • Pfalz - 700 m
    • Armin Vogt / Stasia Hutter - 700 m
    • Basel Cathedral - 800 m
    • Galerie Franz Mäder - 800 m

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 700 m

    Places of interest

    • Basler Münster - 700 m
    • Münsterplatz - 800 m

    Amusement

    • fantastic empire - 600 m
    • Fanzone Kaserne-Riviera - 700 m
    • Fanzone Münsterplatz - 800 m

    Museums

    • Basler Papiermühle - 100 m
    • Heimatschutz Basel - 300 m
    • Karikaturen & Cartoon - 400 m
    • Karikatur & Cartoon Museum - 400 m
    • Antikenmuseum - 600 m
    • Kunstmuseum Basel - 600 m
    • Architectural Museum - 700 m
    • Historisches Museum Basel - 800 m

    Universities, Institutes

    • Hoffmann La Roche Head Quarter - 700 m

    Theaters

    • Märchentourneetheater - 400 m
    • Junges Theater Basel - 600 m
    • Theater Basel - 800 m
    • Scala Basel - 800 m

    Local attractions

    • Zoo Basel - 1.5 km
      Binningerstrasse 40, Basel
    • Botanischer Garten Bruglingen / Grun 80 - 2.0 km
      Vorder Bruglingen, Basel
    • Tierpark Lange Erlen - 2.4 km
      Erlenparkweg 110, Basel
    • Botanischer Garten der Universitat - 1.7 km
      Schonbeinstrasse 6, Basel
    • Anatomisches Museum - 2.0 km
      Pestalozzistrasse 20, Basel

    Near the hostel

    • Museum for Contemporary Art (Museum fur Gegenwartskunst) - 50 m
      Alban-Rheinweg 60, Basel
    • Basler Papiermuhle - 110 m
      St. Alban-Tal 37, Basel
    • Fine Arts Museum (Kunstmuseum) - 590 m
      St. Alban-Graben 16, Basel
    • Basel Munster - 830 m
      Rittergasse 3, Basel
    • Basel Paper Mill Museum - 110 m
      St Alban-Tal 37, Basel
    • Papier- und Druckereimuseum Basel - 110 m
      St.Alban-Tal 37, Basel
    • CityBeach Messe - 520 m
      Dufourstrasse 25, Basel

    Restaurants nearby

    • Papiermuhle Cafe Restaurant - 110 m

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

      62% likes this, based on 46 reviews

    • Cafe Tacuba - 260 m

      Address: Malzgasse 1

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

    • Brauerei - 510 m

      Address: 60 Grenzacherstrass
      Phone: 061 692 4936

      76% likes this, based on 55 reviews

    • St. Alban-Stubli - 180 m

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

      68% likes this, based on 24 reviews

    • Cantina Don Camillo - 460 m

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

      79% likes this, based on 45 reviews
      Cuisine: International
      Price Range: CAD 25 - CAD 59

    Hostel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      66
    Hotels nearby
    Palazzo Basel Hotel
    4 stars
    0.6 km
    Hotel Drachen Basel
    4 stars
    0.7 km
    Hilton Basel Hotel
    5 stars
    0.9 km
    Gaia Hotel Basel
    4 stars
    2 km
    Basel Hotel
    4 stars
    2 km
    Easyhotel Basel
    2 stars
    2 km
    Hotel Amaris Olten
    4 stars
    33 km
    Hotel Arte Olten
    3 stars
    33 km
    Cities nearby
    • Egerkingen hotels - 30 km
    • Rheinfelden hotels - 15 km
    • Liestal hotels - 14 km
    • Olten hotels - 34 km
    • Binningen hotels - 3 km
    • Muttenz hotels - 5 km
    • Delemont hotels - 28 km
    • Bubendorf hotels - 16 km
    • Arlesheim hotels - 7 km
    • Holstein hotels - 20 km

    Youth Hostel Basel Reviews

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

    Average guest rating

    8.2out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 178 reviews

    Individual 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
    City Center
    • Basel
      800 m
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Basel SBB
      1.2 km
    • Badischer Bahnhof
      1.6 km
    • Bus stop
      500 m
    Restaurants
    • Papiermuhle Cafe Restaurant
      110 m
    • St. Alban-Stubli
      180 m
    Beaches
    • CityBeach Messe
      520 m
    Hostel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      66