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Bel Esperance

1 rue de la Vallee, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel's location is excellent just around the corner of Place Bourg-de-Four, one of the nicest spots of the city. There are many restaurants and cafes in the surroundings. Rooms are very comfortable and clean. Breakfast is excellent. The hotel has a lift that helps a lot with the luggage. The staff is friendly and helpful.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
30 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This properly is two streets off the main thoroughfare, in front of the lake. Great for a family with all the needed features, including a lock-up refrigerator in the communal kitchen. Self-help laundry and kitchen facilities make for easy family catering. Clean, good wifi, great location and a perfect spot for a family on vacation.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We were really impressed with this hotel. Perfect for our family of four. We stayed in a quadruple room which was two bedrooms with a bathroom in the middle. The staff were lovely and helpful, the beds comfortable, the rooms clean, and ideally situated in the old part of town and within walking distance of the bus to the train... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a great little hotel. It's located on the no 10 bus route direct from Geneva Airport. From the bus stop the hotel is tucked away in a side street just around the corner. It borders the old town, only 5 minutes from the lake. Main shopping street is just around the corner. As a former Salvation Army hostel... More 

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Berlin, Germany
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Geneva is expensive, so reign in your ambitions. For this price in Berlin or Madrid you'd get a 4-star hotel, but this is far from that standard. Still, for Geneva, I understand this is reasonable, and whatever shortcomings there might be with the standard of accommodation, this is more than made up for by the standard of service. The whole... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This hotel is ideally located - close to the old town, the designer shops and the lake. You won't find something in a better location for the price. We had family rooms which comprised one twin at the front, a double at the back and a shower room inbetween. The twin room looked out onto the street but noise from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This a great Hotel, for the budget traveller. Great value for money, spotlessly clean, comfortable with all you need and really friendly helpful staff. It is right beside all the best things to see and do. I spent a leisurely afternoon crossing from one side of the waterfront on the shuttle boats and did a quick tour of the area... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Geneva is purportedly the 4th most expensive city in the world. It was often impossible to eat dinner for under 45 USD per person. But in the midst of the old town, and blocks from all of the high end stores, Bel Esperance was reasonable and spotless. The rooms are like efficient dorm rooms with windows opening onto the bells... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is a little gem of a hotel for travelers who don't need five star accommodations and who are looking for an affordable hotel in Geneva. The location is super. It is in the old part of town on a quiet street. That being said, it is near the church, so you do hear the bells. But you can walk... More 

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28 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I was in Geneva for work, and accommodation is very expensive. Found this option online, and was glad I did. -Easy access on #10 bus to the airport, and #8 will get you to the UN campus, plus access to many other transit lines. -Quick walk to the waterfront of Lake Geneva, and 10 minutes walk to swimming area of... More 

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Address: 1 rue de la Vallee, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 39
Also Known As:
Bel Esperance Hotel Geneva

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