Hyve Hostel Basel

Gempenstrasse 64, 4053 Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
+41 61 311 16 16

Cheapest
rate per night

8,7

Excellent
based on 1 521 reviews
Hyve Hostel Basel - Basel, Switzerland
Thu 4/22
-
Fri 4/23
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Booking.com R518
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Value for money

8,5

Distance to city centre

1,5 km

Location rating

9,3

Nearest airport

Basel EuroAirport Swiss

Distance to airport

6,6 km

Rooms available at Hyve Hostel Basel

Thu 4/22
Fri 4/23

Double rooms

R1 177+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Unknown
R1 177 per night
Unknown
R1 268 per night
Unknown
R1 303 per night

Reviews of Hyve Hostel Basel

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great location in 271 reviews
friendly staff in 266 reviews
central station in 182 reviews
single room in 163 reviews
nice hostel in 147 reviews
close to the train in 128 reviews
free coffee in 120 reviews
common area in 117 reviews
breakfast is good in 106 reviews
public transport in 68 reviews
walking distance in 47 reviews
good value for money in 22 reviews
power socket in 22 reviews
rooms are clean in 20 reviews
basel card in 19 reviews
basel sbb in 10 reviews
  • Good
    Sep 2020
    7,7

    Close to train station and was safe

    Better eating and leisure facilities. Check in closes pretty early.

  • Okay
    Jun 2019
    4,8

    Nothing besides the location

    I had the absolute worst experience ever! I would never, not in a 100 hundred years recommend this place to anyone. I was arriving quite late, but didn’t think this was an issue as my reservation mentioned you could check-in 24/7. I got to the front door, but it was locked. There was a note that I should have received an email with an entrance code, so I went on their guest Wifi, but unfortunately no email. (The email only came through the day after... yay!) What I did find was another email of the reception to let me know that they charged my credit card. What for?! I wasn’t even there yet!Sure I could’ve guessed it was tourist tax, but still. There was no description, no nothing. There I was. Couldn’t enter and it was midnight. Luckily (?) another hostel guest let me in. Great... but I still had no clue in which room I was. I asked some people, nobody could help me out. “The reception closes at 10:30pm.” I started calling the phone number on the reservation. I called it 4 times, no one answer. Why have a phone number if you’re not planning on answering. Then I found another phone number via Google, same story. Then I left some messages via Facebook. Nothing. Not even the day after. No reply, no phone call back. Nothing! Is this even normal?! Basically if anything ever happens at this place, staff is unreachable and/or refuses to deal with it! Plus, everyone can freely walk in and out, because people let you in anyways?! It then took me another 30min to find someone that actually knew the late check-in keys are kept in the luggage storage. He went in and got my key. Note: this was another hostel guest! All good. I figured: I’m ok, I got inside, I’m in bed, let’s forget about this ordeal. The day after I’m outside all day. I come back at 10:30pm. My key card didn’t work. I couldn’t enter. Again. Same thing all over. Another guest let me in. Tried calling. I gave up after 1 try. Tried my key at my room, nothing. I had to knock until someone let me in. I was actually planning to have a drink, go out. I couldn’t because I couldn’t get back in. This hostel actually ruined my entire Saturday night. What a joke. On top of that, the lady that let me in, told me she had to let another guest in a few days before, because her key card also didn’t work. I’m all for making the world more digital, but please make sure your stuff works and there’s a back-up plan. I don’t think I’ve ever been as pissed as this. Also walls are as thin as paper. And don’t think people care about being quiet after 10pm. Seriously, customer service is unknown and the place is not safe. Do yourself a favor, maybe spend a few bucks more, but go somewhere else. Never coming back here. Update: tried filling a formal complaint through the booking site. Management was again unreachable. - Sorry, these guys are crooks. PLEASE, I beg you, go somewhere else.

  • Excellent
    Aug 2017
    10,0

    Great location- better hotel

    The atmosphere in the hostel is really fantastic, the staff is friendly and helpful, the price is very reasonable, the rooms are very clean, and there are plenty of facilities like washing machine and dryer, breakfast available for purchase, billiard tables, food and drink and ice cream and a very nice patio with garden.

  • Good
    Jul 2017
    7,7

    Great location

    Location is great. Eight near the main station and a park. Appreciate the bike rental option.

    Not enough cutlery. Staff was a bit stand-offish. As an American, I'm use to people in the service industry being more warm and friendly. Would have appreciated more information on what all was available. I learned while sitting on the toilet that there is a gym. Overall M the facility is nice and comfortable and I love the location. Would stay there again.

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About Hyve Hostel Basel

Overview

With a stay at Hyve Hostel Basel in Basel, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Basel Zoo and St. Jakobshalle. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and express check-in. Limited parking is available onsite.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

8,7 Excellent

based on 1 521 reviews

8,9

Cleanliness

8,5

Comfort

7,2

Facilities

9,3

Location

Check in

15:00

Check out

10:30

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities at Hyve Hostel Basel

Window
Computer use available
Free Wi-Fi
Electric kettle
Ticket service
Business centre
Reading light
Wi-Fi available in all areas
Terrace/Patio
Daily housekeeping
Fax/photocopying
Family rooms
Linens
Concierge service
Cribs available
Feather pillow
Grill
Fire extinguisher
Seating area
Laundry facilities
Lift
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Multi-lingual staff
Packed lunches
Library
Shampoo
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge/TV area
Smoke alarms
Heating
Shower
Kitchen/kitchenette
Special diet menus (on request)
Contactless check-in/check-out
Tour desk
Bicycle hire
Accessible by lift
Face masks for guests available
Physical distancing in dining areas
Board games/puzzles
Game room
Physical distancing rules
Slippers
First-aid kit
Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
Inner courtyard view
Cycling
Socket near the bed
Key card access
CCTV in common areas
CCTV outside property
No smoking
Kid-friendly buffet
Bar/Lounge
Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
Stovetop
Express check-out
Body soap
Hairdryer
Lockers
Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
Tile/marble floor
Newspapers
Toaster
Toilet
Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
Toilet paper
Outdoor dining area
All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
Children's high chair
Outdoor furniture
City view
Delivered food is securely covered
Cleaning products
Dustbins
Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
Tumble dryer
Pets not allowed
Picnic area
Upper floors accessible by lift
Parking (surcharge)
Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
Pool table
Coffee shop
Privacy curtain
Dining area
Garden
Wardrobe or closet
Kitchen
Designated smoking area
Washing machine
Storage available

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Zoo Basel0.7 km
  • Fasnachts-Brunnen1.2 km
  • Schweizerisches Architekturmuseum1.2 km
  • Historisches Museum Basel1.3 km
  • Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig1.3 km
  • Kunstmuseum Basel1.4 km

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