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Hotel Central

2, rue de la Rotisserie, Geneva CH-1204, Switzerland
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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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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars NEW

This was an odd place, and too expensive for what it was. The room was tiny and I couldn't believe when we checked out that there were two further levels of budget underneath the one we chose, the bottom tier must be a coffin. The breakfast is just breads and spreads and you have to take it in your tiny... More 

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

Dear BiancaCuffia Thank you for forwarding your impressions of Hotel Central, even though we were disappointed to read them. Yes you were 3 persons and stayed in a twinn room with a pulldown bed which is not very spacious but what is believed good value in Geneva at less than SFr 64.- per person including continental breakfast. we were unfortunately... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Feb 2014 and found this hotel at a reasonable price considering other hotels in Geneva. The hotel is a 15 min walk from Cornavin railway station. free transport pass as it is the norm in Geneva. Since we were on honeymoon, they gave a room upgrade (with balcony). very thoughtful. breakfast was simple and delivered in the room.... More 

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

Hi TravellerJude4 Thank you for your positive comments and we hope to see you back here again. With regards Erik Gangsted Owner More 

Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
15 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get good, clear directions before starting out for the hotel. We were on public transportation and then walking from the stop, dragging our bags, so every step we spent lost (there were many!) was a bigger deal. It's off the main street, in the upper floors of a building not marked as a hotel, so you're not going to just... More 

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

Dear travelmak.. Thank you for your lengthy comments. Yes many positives with being in the center of town near to everything but also the noise of clubbers, dustbin collection etc. The room category you had is our smallest category so if you wanted something bigger we do also offer that at SFr 30.- more per night....not bad for Geneva! The... More 

Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This hotel is excellent. The staff assisting are very accommodating and charming. The location is amazing!!! The room has wonderful! Only issue (which should not stop you from booking here) - there is a night club in the lobby - you can here slight noises from the music late and night and in the early hours. Despite this, I would... More 

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

Dear Tim30549 Thank you for your nice comments which I have passed on to the staff. Just to clarify your point of a "NightClub in the Lobby" For those who do not know the hotel, yes there is a famous swiss Nightclub and restaurants on the ground floor of the building....the lobby is on the 6th floor and the rooms... More 

Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Switzerland in general is an expensive country. As we were on budget, we decided to stay in Hotel Central and we believe the relation price-quality is very good for Geneva. The location of the hotel in excellent. The room was even bigger than we expected and we had nice views from our room. We also consider that having a breakfast... More 

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

So glad you enjoyed your stay. Must apologise for the rowdy other guests.... We wish you a happy and healthy 2015. With best regards Erik Gangsted Hôtel Central More 

Brisbane, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We were a travelling party of mum, dad, 2 teenage girls and 3 of their friends for seven nights over Christmas. We had Studio 45 (single room) and Apt 42 (3 bed apartment). Apt 42 is extremely spacious and accommodated our party for Christmas lunch with ease and comfort. Each girl had a large, comfortable bed and all reported sleeping... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your feedback. So happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We wish you a wonderfull and healthy 2015. With best regards Erik Gangsted Hôtel Central More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The location is good coz it's not far from the station but it's a bit hard to find when we first go there. But in fact it's just next to the bibliothèque. And before entering to the building, you need to press the bell(the reception is on the 6th floor,there are lifts which you can take up to there.) The... More 

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

Hello YS H Thank you for your comments, glad you enjoyed your stay but sorry you were disturbed at night by the people next door. Please let us know next time immediately and we can contaxct the room to make sure they stay a little calmer. With regards Erik Gangsted More 

Brasília
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The hotel is well located. It's near to many touristic points: Cathédrale Saint-Pierre (and its site archéologique), Jardin Anglais, L'horloge fleurie, Jet d'Eau. If you arrive by train, you can go to the hotel by walking. Take the tram at the station Cornavin and get off at Bel-Air stop. The hotel is few meters from this point. The hotel offers... More 

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

Dear AnaJuventino We were glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you back here soon. With best regards Erik Gangsted More 

Glen Burnie, Maryland
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100 reviews 100 reviews
17 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We are newbies to travel in Europe (as we are Americans) and found Hotel Central courtesy of Trip Advisor. What a great find! We stayed there on two consecutive Saturday nights as we were flying in and out of Geneva for an Alpine vacation. We found the staff there exceptionally helpful as we do not speak French and needed a... More 

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

Dear shelandi Thank you for your detailed report on your 2 stays with us. Your comments have been passed on to the staff. We hope to welcome you back on your next Alpine holiday. With best regards Erik Gangsted Hotel Central More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The hotel is centrally located and good value for money. We stayed with a couple of friends and enjoyed our stay. Special thanks to Jonathan who's great guy and helped us finding a nice place to party and was patient/friendly to us.

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

Dear M O Thank you for your comments and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 30
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