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Groningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 May 2016

This is a decent hotel. For Geneva standards, the price vs quality is good. Staff is very friendly and helpful, location is very good. Walls are quite thin. Ironing board cannot be brought to the room but if you need to iron you can do so in the luggage storage room.

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athens
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Simple basic rooms, inadequate heating,but the hotel is located close to tram station, buses,rail.Quite expensive hotel in a very expensive city. Breakfast was good and the stuff polite. expensive hotel in a very expensive city. Breakfast satisfactory,personnel

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ATHENS
Reviewed 2 May 2016

This hotel is located not far from rail and tram stations .the rooms are small and clean. The bathroom is also small .the rooms are cold since the central heating is not fuctioning satisfactorily .the closet in the room is not very spacious . there is a safe in the closet .also internet access is free. The breakfast is basic...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Decent place given how expensive everything is Geneva. We visited for a during the bank holiday. It makes for a great city break but nothing longer! We stayed for two nights and didn't have the breakfast option. The mini bar is crazy prices (bottled water for 6 francs!) Again, we stayed clear of this. Rooms basic but everything clean. Hotel...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I am not that fussy a person, but this was really not that great. The room I had was quite cheaply decorated and pretty dated (late 80's I'd guess) - old taps, light brown tiles on walls and floors, cracked sink and some cracked tiles, hot water tap not working well, and the walls are paper thin. The energy bulbs...

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Glasgow, Scotland
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Very convenient hotel, not far from rail station and bus station, lake etc. Nice tiles on floor in room, and bathroom fully tiled. We had a balcony at the back of the hotel, which was nice. Staff very pleasant and helpful, room very clean. Handy for visits to the old town, the UN, etc.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This hotel is located within a short walk of the train station and right across from Manor, a department store with an outstanding supermarket on the ground level. The hotel rooms are simple and small. The breakfast was relatively basic (included in the cost) although consistent in terms of quality. The coffee was not great but espresso drinks are available...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2016

If you want to be in a central location in Geneva and don't need any frills then the Excelsior is perfect for you. My room was comfortable but very basic and not one I felt like spending much time in which was lucky as the hotel is located just five minutes from the train station and close to plenty of...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

the only positive to say is the vicinity to the train station. otherwise a highly overpriced hotel for the low quality. room is little, poorly equipped, silly installation of lighting at bed, very smelly bathroom, which altogether is somehow acceptable considering that it was a last minute in a period where the city hotels were nearly booked out. But inacceptable...

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Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Perfect location just a few minutes walk from Lake Geneva and the central train and bus stations. All staff were extremely friendly and helpful during our stay, recommending some great places to visit outside of the usual tourist destinations and even lending us a travel adapter!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Excelsior

Address: rue Rousseau 34, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
Price Range: $151 - $331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Excelsior 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“street side can be very noisy, but the other side costs more”
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“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)”
 of 5 bubbles 611michaelah, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the front of the hotel, if you want any view at all.”
 of 5 bubbles noggie2015, 9 Dec 2015 | Read review
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