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Capitole Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   15 rue de Berne, Geneva 1201, Switzerland (Cornavin)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bern, Switzerland
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92 reviews 92 reviews
50 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Like many of the "mid-range" hotels in the Paquis area of Geneva, this hotel is feeling a bit worn down and tattered at the edges. And also like it's neighbours, "mid range" in this area doesn't come at mid-range prices. The lobby, lift and stairs look as though once upon a time they were nice and tasteful, and now it... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Hotel Capitole is in a great location very central surrounded by plenty of restaurants and shops cinemas and loads of attractions like the water jet , the flower clock, russian cathedral , CERN a laboratory of research into particle phisycs (worth seen especially with a guide ) the food in the hotel was minimal but hot breakfast and continental as... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Room was ok, location great - close to train station and easy walking distance to old town. Staff ok but not overly friendly, breakfast was lousy. Stretching the 'three stars' tag somewhat. With a bit of effort, this could be a very good place to stay

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Bangkok, Thailand
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93 hotel reviews
316 helpful votes 316 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Geneva is an expensive place for accommodations. Capitole Hotel offers a better rate but the service provided is questionable. It is close to the central railroad station, but at night this area is not very safe. The double bed in the room was made of two single beds put together. It was hot but there was no A/C. They only... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

When you see the hotel catalog, you see a modernize and clean room. However, the room they gave me is like a 1970s left over room. See the pictures. My first night was very tired so I didn't complaint. The next day I complained to the reception. However, the reception said the manager is gone. All room booked. Nothing it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

we were a little apprehensive about booking this hotel having read so many discouraging reviews but our doubts were all unfounded. The hotel is perfectly located, being mid-way between the railway station (Gare Cornavin) and the Lake, with both only minutes walk away. The hotel is also close to a large department store (Manor) where amazing sandwiches can be bought... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Good location and service but poor room and breakfast. The location is pretty good, just beside to the railway station, and the service of reception is good as well. But the room is too small, and not so clean I think.

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Nugegoda,, Sri Lanka
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Hotel Capitole is near the Geneva cornavin station (5 min walking distance). The hotel sign may be hard to spot. The room we stayed in was a triple room and it was fantastic. Clean, super spacious, Jacuzzi tub in room, shampoo, soap etc available, hair dyer, and breakfast selection also good: croissants, ham, pork slices, scrambled eggs, tea, coffee, cheese,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

hotel is simply amazing for the value. most of all wifi is FREE!!! location is bang on the center of geneva. shops and restaurants are close by. its about 10 minutes walk from the geneva main train station. The breakfast is very good compare to most hotel i stayed in. Room is very clean but not big but i dont... More 

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Moscow, Russia
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Just normal hotel with a good location: railway station, bus station just 5 min walk. The lake is 10 min walk. Breakfast was ok for continental. Great reproductions at the stairs: Miro, Kandinskiy... It is a hard quest to take a shower without flooding the bathroom. A bit stuffy in the room, no aircon. A bit expensive for this room,... More 

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Address: 15 rue de Berne, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva > Cornavin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Capitole Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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