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Residence St James

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3 Rue Versonnex, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
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Ranked #72 of 105 Hotels in Geneva
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2009
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2009

We reached the hotel on weekend evening after 5pm due to flight delay, and found our key in an envelope with our names on it, on the wall outside the main entrance! interesting way to pass the key to guests... The room is ok, clean n tidy, kitchen is well-equipped, but have to be careful when lighting up the stove... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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108 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2009

The hotel is in great location, has suites, but the people at the front desk were terrible. I had emailed a month before I got there asking about parking. They told me it was 25CHF. When I got there they told me that I should have reserved it-no apology or suggestions on where to park. It was my fault for... More 

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2009

Stayed here for the New Year celebrations and was able to arrive by train and walking over the bridge. I expected the worst being in the heart of Geneva with only 5 mins to walk to the Jet d'Eau but it was OK with twin fold down beds. During December and lots of slush I found the heating in the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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166 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2009

Located in over-priced Geneva, this lower-cost option has an amazing location just off the lake along a central road. Slightly larger "suites", most rooms contain a small kitchen with full size refrigerator, stove and cabinets, with a counter that looks throug to the bedroom. Unfortunately, the carpet is really worn down and dirty (upon mentioning the idea of walking barefoot... More 

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Suva
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2009

The hotel is located near the famous lake and easily accesible to public transportation. Has beautiful, spacious rooms with cooking facilities. Very well organised

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2008

Don't show up on Sunday after 6 pm... the reception desk is closed and they will put your keys in an enveloped with your name on it taped on the wall, right on the sidewalk! Everything in the hotel is old (furniture, carpets, etc.). The beds are not real beds (you pull it down from the wall) and the rooms... More 

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Kilkenny
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2007

I stayed in the Hotel St. Jame's with a friend - he booked it. I presumed he'd paid for inclusive breakfast - but after I'd eaten the only breakfast on offer - breadrolls, coffee and a yoghurt, the manager told me I owed him 20 francs! That's about 12 euro. Considering I'd eaten an excellent dinner the previous night in... More 

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Tripoli
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2007

This was a nice hotel, very close to every thing, good pricing. we got a studio with 2 beds. room/kitchen is equipped with lot of things (iron, katell, microwave, stove, fridge,..etc). though bed is not so comfortable, and in general the furniture is old.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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29 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2006

Hotel St James is a pretty good hotel in a great location in Geneva. Its very easy to find and is about a 15 minute walk from the train station across the lake. Its only a block back from the lakefront and Geneva's famous fountain, has several cheap restaurants a couple of blocks away and is only a five minute... More 

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Address: 3 Rue Versonnex, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence St James 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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