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Bel Esperance

1 rue de la Vallee, Geneva 1204, Switzerland (Bourg-de-Four)
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Bel Esperance
Ranked #3 of 16 Geneva B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice clean well located and value for money accommodation in the centre of Geneve city. The option to use the guest kitchen to cook meals is an advantage for budget travellers in this expensive city. The roof top terrace is lovely.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you were to judge a book by its cover, you’d probably end up getting the wrong impression about Hotel Bel’Esperance because it doesn’t look much on the outside. Yet, by the time you get to your room, you realise how much of an effort they’ve put into turning it into a homely place where comfort is the focus rather... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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94 reviews 94 reviews
17 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Finding a hotel we could afford in Geneva for one night was simply impossible (we usually use apartments). This hotel was one of the cheapest so we took it. Upside: very clean, comfortable beds, excellent shower, helpful staff, Swiss breakfast, easily accessible by public transport, great location in Old Town. We had two rooms with a shared bath, so you... More

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Los Angeles, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
30 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small hotel is beautifully located, although a bit difficult to find when you first arrive. Get good directions before you get to Geneva. We arrived at the airport and took a local bus to within a couple of blocks of the hotel entrance. The hotel is also a short walk from the lake and an even shorter walk to... More

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Kingston, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a two-star hotel located steps away from the Cathédrale St. Pierre. While the hotel itself was quiet, the location can be a little noisy, although this problem can be effectively solved by closing windows (although n.b. no air conditioning is provided, so this can be problematic on a hot summer night). The breakfast is excellent. Room was simple... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms here are a little small and dated, but that is Ok with the price you pay. The room was very clean, which is the norm for Switzerland. There are lovely views from the roof terrace. This property does not have a restaurant but there are some close by (some quite pricey) We found it a little noisy at... More

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Padua, Italy
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I went in this hotel in december 2012. It was the first time in Geneva for me. The hotel was near to the city centre. The only difficult, for a foreing traveller, is to find the street. Very good the breakfast. The room could be a little bit better, but I think that the price - for the standard of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

Each time I come to Geneva (2/3 times per year) I stay at Bel Esperance. Why? One: it is so well located, Two: the place is so well cared for. Indeed this visit I have noted the rooms have been refurbished and have new televisions. Three: the price for room and breakfast is amazing. In addition, the staff are friendly... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This unpretentious, hotel in the Old Quarter in Geneva is our favourite. It is very reasonably priced. It is immaculate. Breakfast is good and varied. The hotel has areas to read as well as a salon with a piano. It has internet access. The rooms are very clean, roomy with comfortable beds and immaculate bathroom. Most rooms have a balcony.... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I didn't travel in 2014 but in 2011, but forgot to write when I stayed here and feel I should add a note to my previous review from 2010. (The date is 2014 because one can't add information that is this old.) I stayed here again with my daughter in August 2011 when attending a conference. We had a nice... More

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Address: 1 rue de la Vallee, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Geneva > Bourg-de-Four
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Bel Esperance Hotel Geneva

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The Bel'Espérance is a very charming hotel situated in a perfect place - in the city centre at the door to the old town and only some steps away from the lake.The Bel'EspéranceA pleasure to stay,happiness to come back! ... more   less 
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