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Hotel Les Armures

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Rue Puits-St-Pierre, Geneva 1204, Switzerland (Bourg-de-Four)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2008
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Nashville
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90 reviews 90 reviews
28 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2008

The hotel is located in the old quarter of Geneva, at the top of the Cathedral hill, very short walking distance to all the old quarter sites and the English Garden and lakefront. Very nicely done, though small. This is where the Clintons stayed in 1996, according to the "graffiti" in the elevator. Nice carpeted hall, lots of wood paneling... More

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London
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55 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2008

A lovely little hotel tucked away in the old town. I regularly travel to Geneva on business, and stay at Les Armures when possible. The style is individual, rooms beautifully designed without the bland corporate styles found in so many other hotels. Lovely bathrooms! Breakfast is substantial and value for money (for Geneva anyway!). Also a good restaurant - maybe... More

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2008

My husband and I had researched on the internet before we booked and had read that some rooms had been recently modernised and therefore requested one – we were more than impressed, the colours, the details, the bathroom and amazing shower – just gorgeous. Hotel staff were brilliant, they gave us advice on where to go and what to see.... More

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London
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2007

The Hotel Les Armures is an excellent little boutique hotel right in the heart of Geneva. The rooms are furnished to a high standard with stylish, contemporary fittings (widescreen tv etc) and original period features, namely the 17th century wooden beamed ceiling. Prices are a little on the steep side - 6 CHF to iron a shirt! - but the... More

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Madrid, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2007

This charm hotel is superbly located in the heart fo Geneva. You'll experience the President's indulgence (Clinton, Carter... ). The rooms are fantastic, the service excellent... The restaurant is vibrant, the food amazing ( try the raclette)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2007

The Hotel Les Armures is a wonderful small hotel. It has a perfect location in the heart of the old city in easy walking distance of the best parts of Geneva. The hotel has comfortably furnished rooms, excellent bathrooms, and helpful staff. They have rooms furnished in traditional and contemporary styles; we stayed 5 nights in a contemporary room and... More

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2007

I stayed at Les Armures for three nights in August. Geneva is a very expensive City and Les Armures reflects that. My room was adequate, but not large by any measure. All the facilities were good and the air conditioning worked well. The decor was strange, with dark wood, rough plaster work and yellow sponge paint effect. I suppose they... More

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80 hotel reviews
238 helpful votes 238 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2007

My husband and I stayed at this lovely hotel for one night in early May of 2007 and were very pleased with it. It is a small, boutique hotel with expensive, well appointed, attractive rooms. Ours had a nice view overlooking the square in front of the hotel and turned out to be very quiet at night. We were delighted... More

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Co. Wicklow, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2007

Among the high-end hotels in Geneva, the Les Armures is unquestionably one of the nicest. I've stayed there a couple of times by myself and once with my husband, and intend to go back at the earliest possible opportunity. (Photos of the junior suite we stayed in most recently are in the photo section.) It is not a cheap hotel... More

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New York City
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97 hotel reviews
638 helpful votes 638 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2006

After a nightmarish attempt at reaching the hotel, we finally called and a porter came running in the rain to get us through the impossible maze to find the hotel. First on location. You simply can't beat the charm of the old town where the hotel is situated. It is a beautiful, smallish old hotel with an agreeable allure. The... More

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Address: 1 Rue Puits-St-Pierre, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva > Bourg-de-Four
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Les Armures 5*
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Unique hotel located in the heart of the Old town of Geneva, “Les Armures” offers a breathtaking view of historic part of the city, while being only a stone's throw away from the business and shopping centre of Geneva. This magnificent 17th century residence has been recently renovated to create a unique environment, combining luxury and refinement, well-being and savoir-vivre with uniquely decorated rooms and suites, all of them with their own charm and elegance. As far as dining is concerned, Epicureans will enjoy “Les Armures” restaurant, known as one of the oldest in the city. The “brasserie style” restaurant, features all-day dining and serves Swiss specialities, such as cheese fondue or raclette. Undoubtedly, Les Armures Restaurant is an unforgettable experience!The walls of this romantic hotel still seem to vibrate with the charisma of his well-known guests as: President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn, President Bill Clinton and his family, Paul Mac Cartney, Gary Gasparov, Jean Marais, Yannick Noah, Sophia Loren, Pelé and recently George Clooney. ... more   less 
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