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City Backpacker Biber

Niederdorfstrasse 5, 8001 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
+41 44 251 90 15


Overall guest ratings

7.5/10 Good
based on 2,014 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 8.9
  • 7.9
  • 4.6

Good to know

  • Clean rooms
  • Train station is close


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    Located in Zurich´s Old Town, just 985 feet from the Grossmünster, City Backpacker - Hostel Biber offers accommodation with free WiFi, a rooftop terrace and 3 fully-equipped shared kitchens. The city´s railway station is a 10-minute walk away. The units at the City Backpacker Biber come with shared bathroom facilities. Guests can also relax in the common lounge area, where tea making facilities are provided free of charge. Several restaurants, bars and shops are reachable within a few minutes´ walking distance of the property. The famous Bahnhofstrasse Shopping Street is situated 1,313 feet from the hostel, while the Kunsthaus Zurich is 1,641 feet away. Zurich Airport is reachable within 10 minutes by car.

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    • Internet
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.5 Good
    based on 2,014 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.1 "91% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      9.1 "91% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.3 "Easily accessible by car, said 93%."
      9.3 "Near to public transport, according to 93%."
    • 8.9 "Very good internet connection."
      8.7 "87% said the wifi quality was great."
      10.0 "100% thought it was a great value."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.5 "75% thought the service was very professional."
      9.2 "Management was excellent, said 92%."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."
      6.3 "For only 63%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.4 "54% thought the kitchenette was ok."
    • 5.2 "Average amenities."
      5.2 "52% thought the building was acceptable."
      6.0 "60% found the grounds not bad."
    • 4.6 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 4.1 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.4 "76% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      4.1 "For 59%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 4.0 "Not very comfortable."
      1.5 "85% said rooms were small."
      3.2 "68% thought it was too noisy."
      2.3 "77% criticized the small bathroom."
      4.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 60%."
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    Hotel type
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Clean rooms"
    "Train station is close"
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