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Residence St James

3.0 of 5
3 Rue Versonnex, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
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Residence St James
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Ranked #73 of 106 Hotels in Geneva
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Stayed there for 3 nights, very affordable hotel comparing to other hotels in Geneva center which are much more expensive. It's not the typical hotel - it's more an apartment then an hotel room, equipped with fully functional kitchen, desk and sofa. The furniture are a little bit old but the room is nice and clean. The channels selection on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The hotel is very accessible. Shops and bus stops are near. The lake is also just few metres away. The train station is probably a 10-minute walk to or from hotel. The front desk ladies are also very helpful and speaks English very well. We are located on the 3rd floor. The lift could only take 4 people at a... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The room that I stayed in, was in a shockingly bad condition -All the furniture in the room was extremely run-down and defective -the wooden cladding of the fold out beds was damaged -the light of the bed on the right side didn't work -the woolen blankets were stained -the ceiling light was filled with dead insects -the bar stools... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This hotel is placed in the center, easy to reach by car, motorbike or bike. It is a bit old-fashioned but OK. However, we were awaked at night by our neighbours talking with each other and using their mobile phones. There was a safe in the room, but it was closed so we could not use it because the manager... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

Having stayed here for three nights every spring since 2009, we know and love this friendly, centrally located set of apartments. The (almost) lakeside location and proximity to all the sites and facilities - at a great price is draw......but oh dear ...is it time for some small renovation ? Curtains, cutlery and with a lick of paint - so... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

The residence is right in the city centre, minutes away from the lake shore. I had a large 2-room appartment on the last floor. Beds were comfortable and the place was quiet. Staff was friendly. Definitely a place where I would go back, with a very good value for what you pay for (in Geneva with similar rates you usually... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

This hotel is in a very good central location, about fifteen minute walk to the station and near plenty of trams and buses and the lake. Staying here made it easy to keep the cost of a stay in Geneva reasonable. Furnishings were old and a bit tatty, especially the kitchen, but it was good enough to have breakfast there... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Advantages: 1. Location, location, location - 2 blocks from Rive, easy walk to old town, around the corner from the Jardin Anglais, the flower clock and the lake. Great spot. 2. Affordability: a twin room for two for 1 night for 109.60CHF with one week notice on booking.com 3. Nice enough reception staff 4. A code to get in after... More 

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