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1 room, 2 adults

Youth Hostel Basel, Basel

2-star2 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
St. Alban-Kirchrain 10, Basel, 4052, Switzerland

Hostel with restaurant, near Basel Zoo
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
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Great location
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Great amenities

Youth Hostel Basel, Basel

from $155 CAD
  • Standard Single Room, Private Bathroom
  • Standard Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Standard Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Quadruple Room, Private Bathroom
  • Standard Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Room, Shared Bathroom (Sextuple)
  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (1 bed in 4 bed dorm)
  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (1 bed in 6 bed dorm)

What’s around Youth Hostel Basel, Basel


  • In Basel City Centre
  • Basel Zoo - 27 min walk
  • St. Jakobshalle - 29 min walk
  • Caricature and Cartoon Museum - 6 min walk
  • Basel Art Museum (Kunstmuseum) - 8 min walk
  • Antique Museum and Collection Ludwig - 8 min walk
  • Basler Muenster - 11 min walk
  • Munsterplatz - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Basel (BSL-EuroAirport) - 23 min drive
  • Mulhouse (MLH-EuroAirport) - 22 min drive
  • Basel SBB Station - 17 min walk
  • Basel Bad Station - 26 min walk
  • Basel St. Johann Station - 6 min drive
  • Marktplatz Tram Stop - 17 min walk
  • University Tram Stop - 19 min walk
  • Free airport drop-off

At a glance

Key facts


  • 66 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM. 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.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free airport drop off (available 24 hours)


  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

In the room

Freshen up
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Housekeeping - once per stay

Youth Hostel Basel, Basel’s small print

Also known as

  • Youth Basel
  • Jugendherberge Sjh Basel Hotel
  • Youth Hostel Basel Basel
  • Youth Hostel Basel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Youth Hostel Basel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Basel


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.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • 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.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for CHF 20 per night

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

FAQs for Youth Hostel Basel, Basel

  • Are pets allowed at Youth Hostel Basel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at Youth Hostel Basel?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Youth Hostel Basel.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Youth Hostel Basel?
    Yes, a free shuttle to the airport is available.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Youth Hostel Basel?
    You can check in starting at 3:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Youth Hostel Basel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Gasthof zum Goldenen Sternen (2-min walk), Café Papiermühle (3-min walk), and St. Alban Stübli (3-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 60 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Add some more lighting but otherwise great!!
Awesome location!!! Friendly helpful staff! Bunk bed alittle hard to get down from for older people. Only complaint would be room needed alittle more lighting
Suzanne, us2 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Okay as far as youth hostels go
The accommodation was better than expected based on it being a youth hostel,
gb1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Very clean, good free breakfast.
I stayed one night at the hostel and very much enjoyed it. The staff were welcoming and helpful, everything was clean and new. The location is good for a walk into the old town and quite easy to find. I paid for the hostel dinner which was really good, and a free breakfast is always a good thing! I would recommend this hostel.
Katie, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing stay
Was an amazing visit
Monika, gb2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice experience
Nice environment & excellent facilities provided.
HOI LAI, as1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Exceptional Value in an Expensive City
I use hostels quite regularly for football related travel to keep costs down. This hostel excelled. Excellent facilities, clean and modern, great breakfast included, ten minute walk to main centre. Certainly not the cheapest around Europe but exceptional value compared to local hotels.
David, gb2 night family trip

Youth Hostel Basel, Basel

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