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Excelsior

34 Rue J.-J. Rousseau, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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Ranked #54 of 103 Hotels in Geneva
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014
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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 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Doha
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Garibaldi Highlands, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We picked this hotel because of its close proximity to the train station in Geneva. We were really happy with how close we were to the sights of Geneva which were within walking distance. The room was small but very clean, you had an elevator (also very small) to get your luggage up the stairs. The breakfast, which was included... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

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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norwich
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89 reviews 89 reviews
48 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

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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87 reviews 87 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

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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London
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191 reviews 191 reviews
57 hotel reviews
130 helpful votes 130 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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131 reviews 131 reviews
31 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
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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77 reviews 77 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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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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