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Hotel Cristal Design

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4 Rue Pradier, Geneva 1201, Switzerland (Cornavin)
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Ranked #35 of 103 hotels in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms are extremely small, but overall the cleanliness and efficiency of the room is very good and the rooms have a walk in shower which is nice. The rooms overall are very modern and new, the bed relatively comfortable although the pillows are terrible. The front desk staff are nice but pretty much worthless when it comes to helping with... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family stayed at this hotel while traveling through Geneva from Switzerland to Paris. It has a great location, just a couple minutes walk from the train station through the shopping mall and out to the street, then around the corner to the hotel. The rooms are standard European size, smaller than US, but adequate for your needs. The glass... More

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14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Geneva is an expensive city. The Hotel Cristal offers good value for money, is convenient and well kept. Arrived in GVA without accommodation, I was able to hop on the wifi in Starbucks across from the main station and book a room, unaware that the hotel was right next door. The single rooms are small, but very modern and stylish.... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was expecting something maybe a little worn , but room was fine YES a little smallish, but lovely modern fixtures and decent sized shower (unlike so any other hotels in area).Lovely comfortable bed and pillows Loved the magnifying mirror for putting makeup on Front desk manager very friendly and helpfull.Son was happy as it's located right next door to Starbucks... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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34 reviews 34 reviews
34 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Great location just one minute from the train station, easy check inn, clean and basic room, great breakfast with view to Jet d’Eau, free wifi and good service from the staff. Would definitely stay here again.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a 1 night stop in Geneva on our Swiss trip. Hence I wanted a hotel that was close to the train station. In that sense this was one of the best choices. The hotel was right next to the train station and could not be better placed. However the rooms left a lot to be desired. The space... More

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Flew into Geneva for a one day stop-over before heading on to Zermatt. We wanted a place close to the train station so that we could catch our train the following morning. Hotel Cristal Design is less than a block from the train station. Just take the underpass from the train station and you emerge staring directly at a Starbucks... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
35 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Pros - clean - quite in room - location good for station - price for Geneva Cons - some staff cold unfriendly - location - area around the station not as good as the old town - price relatively expensive, for what you get. I would rather stay in the Ibis for business. As a tourist I would not stay... More

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Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

A wonderful little hotel right in the centre of Geneva, a short walk from the Lake and train station. Lots of restaurants within a few mins walk. The hotel itself was clean and comfortable and the staff very friendly and helpful. The room was a bit small but its fine for a few nights stay. I would definitely stay there... More

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Hong Kong, China
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149 reviews 149 reviews
40 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

pro: - location is good, just 2min walk to cornavin main station and 15min walk to downtown. - room and facilities are new, esp. the bath room. Con - room is quite small and we didn't get the requested room facing mountain/lake. -service is not consistent. The lady is very efficient and responsive while the guy is quite slow.

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Address: 4 Rue Pradier, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva > Cornavin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Cristal Design 3*
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