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34 Rue J.-J. Rousseau, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Limassol, Cyprus
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68 reviews 68 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was our choice since the trip to Geneva was on a short notice and not many hotels were available at that time. The hotel is a little old and offers the basics. The rooms are all right, but the bathroom - very old. The breakfast choice is not very rich, and the restaurant cannot accommodate more then 20-30 people... More 

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

The hotel was our backup plan since the city was busy due to an exhibition/trade fair. I will not go again unless I cannot find anything else. The rooms are spacious but basic, the whole hotel has tiles rather than carpet - you hear every move people make. We booked for two but got only one set of towels etc.... More 

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Semarang, Indonesia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Good location near the tourist attraction and also near the Old Town, love the breakfast from the pastry, bacon, muffin, croissant, fruits! Unfortunately the room is quite pretty small for us three. But not bad overall :) Maybe will stay here when we visit Geneva again

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This was my second stay at Excelsior. The hotel was clean, comfortable and very close Geneva Cornavin (train station). I had a room with a balcony and the bathroom is clean and spacious. Breakfast is adequate. It is located at the city center opposite Manor (shopping complex).

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Alta, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The hotel is ok enough. Ok location. Short distances to the sights. Our room was nice enough but a bit warm. There was only fans and no air conditioner. In the halls it smelled a bit of cigarette smoke. Except from one of the receptionists the staff was a bit indifferent. In the two days we stayed we didn`t se... More 

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11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Had a one night trip to Geneva and had to find accommodation at the center of the town. This one was a good choice with a quite low price compared to the neighbourhood and great location. The room was small and old style but clean and ok for a very short stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Have been a regular customer for the past five years. Excellent location, highly professional personnel. Room and bathroom immaculately clean and quite spacious for european 3 star hotel standards. Breakfast room most recently refurbished is very modern and the breakfast is adequate. Pricewise as well, it is an excellent choice. Very difficult to get such prices at such a central... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I tried the Excelsior for a change as I travel to Geneva frequently. The front desk staff were miserable, the restaurant was being ripped out, the top floor room was average, very dated, The bathroom was very cheaply appointed. I avoided the lift as it did not fill me with confidence. Due to the restaurant being ripped out, had to... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I recently had to make a trip at very short notice to Geneva and booked this hotel with minimal research. It turned out to be just what I needed. Great central location close to the main train station, shops and restaurants. Wonderfully helpful and friendly staff. Free wifi. Room was simple, clean and adequate, just like the hotel - no... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I greatly enjoyed my stay at the Excelsior, Geneva. I was so surprised to discover how central the hotel is. It is an easy walking distance to the Railway station, shopping and famous Lake Leman broadwalk. The hotel is tucked on a side street so you don’t get the noise of city traffic. The front office staff was friendly and... More 

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Address: 34 Rue J.-J. Rousseau, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 60
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