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Hotel Central

2, rue de la Rotisserie, Geneva CH-1204, Switzerland (Cité)
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Ranked #42 of 104 hotels in Geneva
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2008
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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
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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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dublin,ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2008

We booked for a 'compact room' for one night for two;when we went there it was very,very compact...there was no double bed...only a bunk bed.We didnt want to spend our honeymoon in a room with a bunk bed...we spoke to the receptionist...who kindly offered us an apartment in the same hotel for an tiny extra.This was too good to even... More

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Israel
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30 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2008

I found that hotel as one of the reasonably priced hotels in Geneva. Perhaps the reason was that we came during the auto show, but the prices were sky high, and this was one of the few hotels that had decent reviews at tripadvisor, and still reasonably priced. The only room left for that night was the superior double, which... More

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Galway, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2008

being so expensive in geneva i found this place great. ts not exactly city centre but i left my phone there and they actually posted it out to me was very impressed

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Kent, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2008

I stayed repeatedly at Hotel Central at different times of the year, visiting CERN on business. My top priority was somewhere downtown for the evenings but which was reasonably quiet and all on a tight budget. I was prepared to sacrifice room size and decor for that. Hotel Central meets all of these criteria - it is well placed near... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2008

Our stay at Hotel Central was, overall, disappointing. The hotel rooms were inside an office building that was impossible to find. Our room wasn't terrible but did feel a bit musty. Ensuite bathroom was fine, including shower, toilet, and sink. Breakfast was served in our room and was actually quite good. The bottom line here is that, for the price,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2008

Hotel Central is a nice place in Old town of Geneva (as far as budget hotels go). It's housed on the top 2 or 3 levels of an office building. The amount you get for the price is great. You get free bus tickets throughout your stay (although most of Geneva is walkable, in my opinion), free breakfast, TV with... More

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llausanne switzerland
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2007

Nice hotel in the old town of Geneva. Rooms are on the 5th and 6th floor. No great view (surrounded by high building), but nice large rooms. Mine had TV and DVD, two wc/dush, 2 to 4 beds (2 convertible), large table. I enjoyed it. You have your own key and can go in-out without having to pass on the... More

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Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2007

1. There is no breakfast room => they serve the breakfast directly into your room. As the rooms are o.k., but not big, I did not find this very good. The table was too small. 2. There was no "Please don't disturb / Please clean room" sign. I was sick and stayed in bed one morning and was disturbed more... More

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2007

Don't expect fireworks but a bed & breakfast style hotel on the top floor of a townhouse in central Geneva. The room was clean and had a small balcony, TV, shower and toilet, which made it feel somewhat claustrophobic. Anyway, for GBP45 I wouldn't expect much luxury in Geneva. The staff has been friendly and helpful and the location is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2007

Not realizing how expensive Geneva would be, we booked an 8 night stay at this hotel per the recommendation of a family member. At first, we were a little disappointed in this simple hotel arrangement, but got over it quickly, as we learned how expensive things are in Geneva. The hotel has a somewhat interesting set up in that it... More

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Address: 2, rue de la Rotisserie, Geneva CH-1204, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Geneva > Cité
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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
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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