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Excelsior

34 Rue J.-J. Rousseau, Geneva 1201, Switzerland (Saint-Gervais Les Bergues)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a few nights whilst exploring the city. Given its central location (a five minute walk away from Cornavin station) and its proximity to shops and transport links, this hotel is a bargain. Yes the rooms are slightly, but they are clean and comfortable which is all you need. The staff are extremely helpful and polite, and there... More

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125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly, helpful, clean and a great price in the heart of Geneva. Good value - perfectly adequate room. A little tired and dated but well maintained. Staff were helpful, courteous, and professional. No hesitation in recommending this hotel. The area was pretty cool as well.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel has an ideal location as it is just 3 minutes walking away from the train station and the Geneva lake. There are a lot of shops around it and also eateries. But that could be a problem. There is a bar just below the hotel and people sit outside and chat aloud up to midnight. The hotel windows,... More

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57 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We were shocked at how nice the hotel was! Elsewhere in Switzerland we were paying more and getting a lot less for our money. We got a double room for 118 CHF. The hotel itself is really nice. Our room was clean and modern. The staff were extremely helpful and let us keep our bags in their luggage room until... More

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Baar, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Very close to the train station, to the lake and the city center, the hotel is clean but is old-fashioned and without any spirit. Style from the 60's-70's, well maintained but ... no air-conditioning, no coffee machine in the room, ... I asked for a quiet room and I got a room in the back which had no noise coming... More

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Aveiro, Portugal
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The worst hotel ever. Bad managment sure the biggest regret I ever been im my travel life., im not a weird person on perfection. I like to enjoy the places and at least minimal conditions. I never asked too much. But this hotel I dont recommend to anyone. Bad bad cleaning! noisy, and the managemnt very rude with clients. the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Spent 5 nights in Excelsior. The location is a stone's throw from the railway station, 3min walk from the river, 5min walk from the lake. You got all you need around the hotel: cafe, pharmacy, department stores. Geneva is pretty small so the old city is 10min walk from the hotel. Even so, it is very quiet. The team was... More

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Antibes, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We visited Geneva during Easter weekend. The hotel is standard; clean room and bathroom. The neighborhood is really good, station, mall, lake, everything at walking distance. Service was fine, receptionist friendly. We were given a twin bed though we had given 1 double bed as preference. They said we could change after the first night stay there. We did not... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

There is no waiting lounge and the desk staff are not very helpful, especially when you have asked for an early check in. The rooms are too small for comfort and air conditioners are needed in May and June. The breakfast is basic to say the least. Reminds one of a Nunnery!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I recently spent 4 nights with my husband who attended a conference. I was very surprised what an expensive city Geneva is. This hotel is affordable and VERY well located. Just a short walk from the train station. When you stay at a Geneva Hotel you get a pass that allows you to use all public transportation for free. I... More

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Address: 34 Rue J.-J. Rousseau, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva > Saint-Gervais Les Bergues
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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