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Hotel Central

2, rue de la Rotisserie, Geneva CH-1204, Switzerland (Cité)
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Ranked #46 of 104 hotels in Geneva
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Noosaville, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Tulsa, Oklahoma
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is well located, a short walk to the river and a main bus/tram stop and is well priced in a very expensive city. The reception area is beautifully decorated and the staff are very friendly and helpful. The water is hot and there is a nice little balcony on each room. So, if you are looking for something... More

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

It might be worth bearing in mind whilst reading this review that I stayed in another very central hotel which was a cut above this one on nearly all dimensions but while subjectively, that hotel might be in the back of my mind as a reference point, my objective rating based on the relative cost and price-quality ratio would probably... More

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

Dear melancholymayhem Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed report after your stay. We were happy to learn that apart from a few details you enjoyed your stay. You were worried about the security of the hotel....did you loose anything? We have had one or two imcidents of loss of items in 15 years but never... More

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11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I rented a two bedroom apartment (Apt 44) for 5 nights while we attended a conference at Geneva University. This proved a fantastic find! Every morning at a pre-arranged time a very nice continental breakfast was delivered to our room. There was a washer/dryer, a dishwasher, and an adequately equipped kitchen. We wound up cooking all of... More

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

Dear Philip M We were so pleased to read that you had a pleasant stay at Hotel Central Geneva in one of our appartments. Thank you for letting us know and we hope to be able to be of service again on your next visit to Geneva. Thank you again and best rgards Erik Gangsted Owner Hotel Central More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the evening, the very center of Geneva is perhaps not the most happening neighborhood of the city. However, if that's where you need/ decide to stay, and if you're on a budget, this place is very decent and convenient. If you find it, as it is a little tricky to find :) Our room was quite small and was... More

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

Dear AlexGraJulia Glad you enjoyed your stay and for taking the time to put down your thoughts. It is important for us to get feedback and especially from a frequent traveller. We wish you a pleasant summer. With best regards Erik Gangsted More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights in September 2013. The hotel is in a great location, as it is in the heart of the city close to all the main attractions and is also very close to the tram which you catch from the airport. The staff at reception (mother and Daughter I believe) are extremely friendly and welcoming, and where... More

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

Dear LaurenH-CT Thank you for your nice thoughts about our small family hotel. Glad you enjouyed your stay, and yes the room category you were in is the smallest and simplest we have, called a budget room, but good value for Geneva. Please have a look at our website and you will see that we have other categories of rooms... More

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Address: 2, rue de la Rotisserie, Geneva CH-1204, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Geneva > Cité
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Geneva
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We look forward to welcoming you to our family-owned hotel in the heart of Geneva, at the foot of the Old Town, and a 3-minute walk from the lake. All rooms, studios and apartments are equipped with cable TV, DVD player, free WiFi/Broadband, telephone and fax/modem socket. Inclusive continental breakfast served in all rooms and apartments.Both short-term and long-term stays are welcome. ... more   less 
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