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Hotel Diplomate

46 Rue De La Terrasserie, Geneva CH-1207, Switzerland (Formerly BEST WESTERN Hotel Diplomate)
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Hotel Diplomate
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Ranked #82 of 106 Hotels in Geneva
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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77 reviews 77 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A hotel that seems to be living in another dimension or bygone times, small, cramped, low quality room for an outrageous price. Depending on your budget aim for any of the IHG brands (Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza or Holiday Inn) and you will have a 100 times better experience. Avoid at all costs.

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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is good value (for Geneva) and is located right in front of a tram stop, making the location very easily accessible. The highlight for us was one of the staff members, Frank, who went out of his way to help us order takeaway one night (as we got back from a hike very late) - we really appreciated... More 

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Radauti, Romania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The location is relatively close to the Old Town and to the Lake. There is a supermarket just across the street and a number of bars and restaurants nearby. The rooms are small, but clean and comfortable. The wi-fi is awful though :( Big plus for front desk and housekeeping, everything else just above average, I think. Oh, and I... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Stayed there one night on my business trip to Geneva. Very small rooms and even smaller bath rooms. DONT order taxis from reception!!! they had a deal with relatives of the receptionist - Dont trust them!!!

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

Small room, and definitely a little noisy because the trams pass through right below. Comfy and ok to crash out but dont expect too much. A quaint elevator that fits just one person and a bag! Did not try the food at the restaurant and noticed it hardly had parking space!

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Haifa, Heifa, Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

i gate i voucher for this hotel .my order was for hotel with 4 stars and the price was respectively.when we arrived to de hotel we foud a small and dark place with small room and wery old facion and not been renovated for many years.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

A bit pricey but then this is Geneva!!! Nice room, good shower, everything works and a comfortable bed. Staff helpful about places to visit and travel. Cant complain and if you want a nice coffee and a bite to eat for breakfast try the little café on the corner about 50 yards away. Good price.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Too expensive for a small room. Location is good but the room is very small. It is not match the price we paid. Service is ok, the recommendation for the restroom nearby is good. If the price can be more reasonable, it is good for people to stay for business trip.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
64 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Let's face it, good mid-priced hotels in Geneva are hard to find. You can pay a small fortune to stay on the lake, or you can end up in a flea pit. The Diplomate is neither on the lake, nor a flea pit. The rooms are small and do need updating, but the welcome was warm. It does help if... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Avoid if you can! Room was very noisy as it was next to the tram stop. It was also very hot and the ac was ineffective. Shower attachment would not stay in place and sprayed water all over the bathroom. Breakfast was supposedly from 7 but at 7.15 there was still no coffee and very little choice. Had I known... More 

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