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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 July 13, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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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

Johannesburg, South Africa
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60 reviews 60 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

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

Dear Kevin As a frequent reviewer of hotels we appreciate your frankness but were nevertheless disappointed with your views. You chose our simplest and smallest room category, named a compact room for that reason, and yes is compact but very popular due to the value for money aspect compared to many hotels in Geneva... It is definitely not a room... More

Stockport, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

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

Flagstaff
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

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
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

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
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

In an expensive city like Geneva, it can be difficult to find nice accommodations that are not super pricey. The prices at Hotel Central are quite affordable, the hotel has a fantastic location and is run by a wonderful staff. Highly recommend this hotel.

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

Dear Mecf2010 Thank you for taking some time to express your positive opinion of our hotel. The staff have been informed of your nice remarks and we hope to be able to welcome you back in the near future. Thank you again and with best regards Erik Gangsted Hôtel Central More

Geneva, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Being my first review on TripAdvisor, I had to mention that my boyfriend and I really enjoyed our 10 night stay at Hotel Central. I looked forward to breakfast each morning, a true delicious delight brought to our room! Great location, located in the old town, and once we figured our way around Geneva and the bus system, it was... More

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

Dear Carol T Really happy that you enjoyed your long stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back another time. With best regards Erik Gangsted Hôtel Central More

Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

From what we saw during our 2 day stay, this hotel's clientele is mostly young. We were two middle aged women, but stayed here to save money, because Geneva is a very expensive town with a lot of people traveling on expense accounts. The location was terrific--in the old town and just a very short walk to the river and... More

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

Dear RuthieS We were glad to hgear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes during your visit we had a young University Group from England staying so I suppose the clientele was unusually young that time. Glad you enjoyed the breakfast and the location and look forward to welcome you back soon. With best regards Erik Gangsted Hotel Central More

Tucson, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I stayed 1 night here in order to catch an early morning flight. The service/staff is friendly and accommodating, however the double room (bunk beds) is VERY small. The upper bunk is so low that it is quiet uncomfortable in the lower bunk. There is barely any room to set your bag and get things in/out of... More

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

Dear hey_jtravel Thank you for taking the time to write down your impressions. Yes it is very true that it is a very small room and the smallest category we have in the hotel. This is why we call the room a "budget room" and it is probably one of the best value rooms in Geneva. Please have a look... 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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