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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Very centrally located in Geneva and good for access to public transport. My single room was fine but quite small and didn't have air conditioning - quite stuffy in August. Breakfast fine, no other food offered but numerous nearby options.

Thank Peter_guest
Hong Kong
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This hotel is just a 5-min walk from the Cornavin train station and also a stone throw away from the bus terminus. There is a department store right opposite with a big gourmet supermarket. So when it comes to location, this hotel is unbeatable. While the room was very clean and generally comfortable, it definitely needs refurbishment- the furniture was...

1Thank guneingdoe
Thame, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

A good central location, only 2 mins walking from the main train station. Also very close to lake Geneva, jet d'eau and the boat services around the lake. A reasonably priced hotel for Geneva and a good place to leave your stuff and go and explore.

1Thank Timvicky
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Easy walk from the train station and minutes from the lake. As mentioned before, it was fine for one night but with the heat and a noisy fan, it was a struggle to sleep. The staff were friendly but the room was rough around the edges. I would stay here again.

Thank Craicup
York, GB
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is well located, being near to the station, the old town and the lake. It was very clean and the staff were extremely pleasant. The room was fine though could benefit from some modernisation. The buffet breakfast offered a good choice and was fresh. We stayed for 2 nights. The Saturday night was noisy outside until about 11pm, but...

Thank Bohnjarton
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Hotel was clean but badly in need of refurbishment. Also there was no air conditioning which made it for an uncomfortable night. There was a fan left in the room which wasn't emough but the gesture appreciated. Staff were very good and breakfast was plenty and fresh

Thank Girl36
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Great location since it's located in downtown and very close to the main railway station. Very walkable distance to the old town in Geneva. Only problem is the heat!! Because it's summer, it can get quite hot, so it was very, very warm at night (even with the fan they've placed in the room). Wifi was a bit unstable at...

Thank crmbtoronto
Stourport On Severn
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Location in the city is excellent and the rooms are very clean, a poor internet connection and no air conditioning make things a little difficult. Coffee only in the lobby and 2chf a cup is not convenient. Ensuite shower is small but works well. Breakfast is expensive at 15chf per person.

Thank J Verne
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Clean comfortable room with good facilities, great shower! Convenient location within 2 mins of main train station and five minutes from the Lake. Take the train from the airport not a taxi if you are on a budget, €38 euros for the taxi, €18 on the train. Didn't have the breakfast on offer (extra) but looked very good. Hotel did...

Thank Jerry W
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Prime location. 3 mins from main railway station and from here you can get most trams or buses for all of geneva. You get a free travel pass from the hotel. Paid 15 Swiss francs for breakfast, during the week this is sausages, scrambled eggs , beans, as well as fruit salad, cereal, rolls , croissants and scotch pancakes that...

Thank janecoyle

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Address: rue Rousseau 34, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
Price Range: $151 - $528 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Excelsior 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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“on the inside of the building the rooms are quite”
 of 5 bubbles MichelP632, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“street side can be very noisy, but the other side costs more”
 of 5 bubbles mzj101, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“street view rooms are bigger”
 of 5 bubbles kls2929, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors, back of the building”
 of 5 bubbles 659davidh659, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“výhled do dvora :o)”
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