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Hotel Central

2, rue de la Rotisserie, Geneva CH-1204, Switzerland (Cité)
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Ranked #50 of 103 Hotels in Geneva
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, Scotland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
47 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This centrally located hotel (about 15 mins walk from the main railway station) doesn't easily compare with regular holiday hotels. It offers various types of accommodation, at varying prices ,so you can select something to suit your budget. This is useful in an expensive city like Geneva. We found an air conditioned, twin room perfectly suitable for a one night... More

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Erik G, Owner at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Ruby_of_Arran Thank you for taking the time to write such a comprehensive view of our little hotel...you are quite right that we have several categories of rooms for everyones budgets. Glad you enjoyed it and fortunately the building works are only monday to friday during the day... Alle the best and Happy Travels Erik Gangsted Owner More

Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this hotel. It is superbly located - close to the Old Town and from the 6th floor Junior Suite, you can enjoy the view of the cathedral and the rooftops of the Left Bank, a rare sight for a visitor! There is a vintage feeling about the place because of the history, but the bed and bathroom is... More

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Erik G, Owner at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear frenchfilly It is nice for the owners and for the staff to hear when the guests are satisfied with our product and service. The message has been passed on to them and they thank you. Hope to be able to welcome you back one day or some of your friends. With best regards Erik Gangsted Hotel Central More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the 70s decor, this hotel is clean and pleasant enough. Be warned of the strange layout though. The entrance hallway to my room also doubled up as the bathroom. The breakfast is delivered straight to your room, leading to the curious situation of having to accept your croissants over the toilet!

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Erik G, Owner at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Sc_ottar Thank you for your comment. It is true that our small rooms, called Compact rooms for this reason, and very good value, you enter through the bathroom...9 of our 30 rooms are like this and very popular...to eat your croisant on the toilet is maybe a bit unusual as the toilet is not in the bedroom! Thank you... More

Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for one night in a triple room with an extra baby bed. The location is excellent and we had a great stay. We were welcomed really warmly and given some great advice for parking and getting around the city. The room was very comforable for a family with two small kids and breakfast was good. I would recommend... More

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Erik G, Owner at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Kristin106 Thank you for your lovely positive comments.....makes it all worth while! With regards Erik Gangsted Hotel Central More

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a two bedroom, attic apartment (no. 44) for a week. The hotel (on the upper 3 floors of a 6 story building, with lift) was less than 5 minutes walk from lake Geneva and meters from the main shopping streets and restaurants. The rooms were airy with very high ceilings and exposed beams. Beds were super comfortable as... More

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Erik G, Owner at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Kerri L Thank you for taking the time to write to us with your positive comments. As it is really only one or two months in the year with extreme heat we had not thought of investing in AC....maybe we should relook at this. Thank you again and we hope to welcome you back again. With regards Erik Gangsted... More

Noosaville, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The room is very adequate for an overnight stay. Our suite was old but clean and the double bed was actually very comfortable but the bed for my son was so uncomfortable he ended up on the couch for the night. There was a small lounge area and balcony with lots of windows it was bright and airy. The bathroom... More

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Erik G, Owner at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Mandy C Thank you so much for taking the time to write to us. We were glad, after a few unexpecteddisappointing reviews, that you all in all enjoyed your stay. Expectations are always difficult to judge and we would like to make it clear that we never aspire to be a boutique hotel but a simple good value for... More

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Unfortunately this hotel was not at all what the pictures showed. It was a dump! Our room was dirty and small and we couldn't wait to leave. The beds were lumpy and sagging and we all slept bad. We only stayed one night and that was enough. I know Geneva is expensive, but spend a bit more and stay somewhere... More

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Erik G, Owner at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Paula H We have noted your comments... Our matresses are english sprung matresses from Slumberland UK and we are surprised and disappointed that you did not sleep well. I have spoken to our housekeeper and she was also surprised of the latest 3 or 4 reviews as this has not been an issue before. We will double check more... More

Letbridge
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We stayed at this hotel which is situated in the business district although it is not far from everything including the waterfront, however don;t waste your money breakfast is served in the room to say skimpy would be an understatement. The rooms are so small you have to go outside to change your mind. Expensive for a 2 star.

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Erik G, Owner at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Gwyn H We have noted your comments. I do not know what you were expecting for SFr 125.- for 2 persons per night including, as stipulated, a continental breakfast served in the room in Geneva. This is our best value category, and yes small and compact as the room says, but we have other larger categories at a little... More

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stayed at Hotel Central for one night in late June after spending two weeks in France. The beds were uncomfortable, the breakfast food was stale and there was no hot water. Not what we expected in Geneva. Look elsewhere.

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Erik G, Owner at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Stacey R We have noted your comments which we do not really understand and find very radical. With regards Erik Gangsted Hôtel Central More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I was traveling with three of my cousins and we throughly enjoyed our stay here! The location is a few steps away from Old Town and a few blocks from the Lake. The hotel room was clean, beds were comfortable and the simple breakfast was a wonderful way to start our days! Yes the room was a bit pricey but... More

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Erik G, Owner at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Hanna R Thank you for your comments and we were happy to learn you enjoyed your stay with us. With best regards Erik Gangsted Hotel Central More

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Address: 2, rue de la Rotisserie, Geneva CH-1204, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva > Cité
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