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Address: quai du Mont-Blanc 30, Geneva 1200, Switzerland
Phone Number: (0)22 732 29 74
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Feels like holiday in the city

What can I say about this unique little island other than it has a special place in my heart. I have been going here for years and even though I no longer live in Geneva, I make... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

What can I say about this unique little island other than it has a special place in my heart. I have been going here for years and even though I no longer live in Geneva, I make sure to visit les Bains des Pâquis everytime I am back in town. My wife proposed to me here some years back, in... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This a a place only locals really know about. It is popular in all senses of the word. Lunch is well-prepared and costs less than most restaurants. You must be well-dressed in cool weather but the fireplaces keep the dining area warm. In off hours one can see card-players in the room. Hamman, Turkish Bath and Sauna (followed by a... More 

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Radauti, Romania
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Fresh lunch, great view, tranquil atmosphere, friendly swans and a chance for sun-bathing/ swimming. Go for it!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I always enjoy eating at "Les Bains" as we call them here. It gives you the feeling of being on holidays. The food is cheap and more then often good. If you arrive before 12h you will be quickly served as the rush hour is between 12h15 and 13h30 most days. At this time of the year you get in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

From the gentile paddling pool, to the 10m diving platform, the communal 'bains' has the feel of a forgotten world. The changing areas are segregated by gender, and the orderliness of Swiss society is apparent in the way the facilities are organised. Areas for food, changing, showering, paddling, posing, swimming for sport and swimming for fun are all clearly defined... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

You can swim and sunbathe in the lake in the middle of the city of Geneva! This place is run by the city and I think they employ the unemployed. It's best to go in the summer when the lake is warmer because usually the water is very cold. There is a ladies' section where they have privacy so they... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Geneva offers number of relaxing locations in every time of the year. Bains des Paquis is among my top favorites for summer. If the weather is nice, you get a the sun, the breeze, food and drinks.

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Winchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

After viewing the other reviews I wonder where these people went. During the winter months (Sep-Apr) the sauna and steam rooms are delightful. The sauna on the right is much hotter than the other. Jumping into Lac Leman is quite refreshing but can take your breath away. (Water temp 6C or 42F) Beer and wine is very reasonable for Geneva.... More 

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Limassol, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I did not expect to see people swimming in November cold in the lake. Still, many were were doing it. Numerous swans will keep you company if you decide to sit by the lake and enjoy the view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This made beach is perfect in summer, you can have fresh lunch and some drinks with many bathers and enjoy the happy time with everyone. During winter is not that fun but you can always walk and enjoy the view of the lake

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