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Excelsior

34 Rue J.-J. Rousseau, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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Ranked #59 of 106 Hotels in Geneva
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is right in the centre of the town, very well located. Facilities are clean and comfortable. However, in this summer the heat was unbearable, there is no air conditioning! So, if going in the summer, not the best place to be! Other than that , it is recommendable.

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UK York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in a great location. It’s a 5 minute walk from the station, which in turn is a 10 minute free ride from the airport (get a free ticket in the baggage hall and all trains go to Geneva, just get off at the first stop). There are 3 good cafes in the same street as the hotel... More 

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Llangollen
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location for seeing Geneva. Station only five minutes away. Reduced price parking for guests under the station. Friendly and helpful staff. Our only complaint was the lack of air conditioning in the hot summer but you get what you pay for.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By cool I mean temperature. As other reviewers have stated, there is no AC. I had three fans in my room, two standard fans and a ceiling fan. This doesn't do anything during the day except circulate hot air around. At night, with windows wide open, I placed one of the fans at the window to draw cooler air in.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in need of a refurb, that said the staff couldn't be more polite and helpful. The rooms were aged but did have a very clean shower room and TV. The bad point the hotel was stupidly hot ... really really hot .... With no aircon it was really uncomfortable, the reception surplus fans but these don't really... More 

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cleveland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the location can't be beat. Steps to the main train station and steps to a shopping mall and a Starbucks for you coffee drinkers. The hotel staff is not the friendliest, especially in the evening, but it is clean and affordable. Didn't have time to try the breakfast, just stayed one night in Geneva.... 6 min train/subway to the airport.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This hotel has all the basics of a 3 star hotel and is located opposite to a big shopping mall when it has supermarket, department store, restaurants, etc. It is also 5 mins from the train station. Very convenient!

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Nonthaburi, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This is my third time in Geneva for meeting. I stayed 10 nights here. The best location as Manor (Department Store) just opposite the hotel (5 steps walk: That's amazing!) ,Gare Carnovin (Train station) and Lake Geneva just 5 minutes walk as well as a lot of bus stops around the hotel. The breakfast was simple but enough. (Contrinental and... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Room was clean and tidy, but some furnitures could do it with a renovation. The breakfast room seems to be the only place which had been refurbished just recently. Liked the modern and warm design. The breakfast buffet is quite small, sort of an "Continental Style" but it is enough to get you satisfied. Front Office staff are friendly and... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The only reason to stay in this hotel is the price. Geneva is very tough regarding the hotel costs and to spend 150eur a night gives You NO luxury. Hotel Excelsior is not the place You would go for a romantic trip, but it is perfectly central, fairly clean and there is not much more to expect. You can easily... More 

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