On the banks of the Rhine River, this designer hostel is next to the old city gate of St. Alban. It combines historic architecture with contemporary interiors and includes free Wi-Fi and free use of the public transportation in Basel. The St. Alban Youth Hostel was designed by the innovative architects Buchner & Bründler. Its front desk, lounge and dining area are all one big open space with a modern design and furnishings. Youth Hostel St. Alban features both bedrooms with private bathrooms and shared dormitory rooms. All have a minimalist design and are extremely comfortable. Guests can expect lots of wood furniture and large windows. In the heart of Basel, the hostel is just 325 ft from Basel Paper Mill, a paper, printing and writing museum. The Basel St. Albantal ferry dock and Hardstrasse tram stop are also 325 ft away. The Basel SBB Train Station is a 15-minute walk away.