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“Clean but Geneva is expensive” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Rotary Geneva - MGallery Collection
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   18 - 20 rue du Cendrier, Geneva CH 1201, Switzerland (Formerly Sofitel Geneve)   |  
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Ranked #6 of 104 hotels in Geneva
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“Clean but Geneva is expensive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Great central location and most areas are within easy walking distance or simple to get to by the excellent tram system. The hotel was clean and the rooms certainly comfortable and above average. However, everything seemed more expensive for what you got than other hotels on our travels, although it is ceratinly as good as can be achieved in centra Geneva for the price and worth recommending. The nearest car park is over 400 metres away, though.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

I stayed on a business trip at the end of February. The hotel is in the heart of Geneva city center, between the Cornavin station and the river and conveniently situated for the trams and buses that are the easiest way of getting around.

The Rotary has a relatively small number of rooms, but this gives the hotel a pleasingly relaxed atmosphere. The rooms are a good size, with a large and comfortable bed and good space for working. The WiFi is fast and reliable. The bathroom is also well appointed. The bedroom furniture is of the "shabby chic" style.

The bar is good - accompanied by a real log fire in winter, which adds to the charm. There is a small restaurant, which we did not use, simply as the centre of Geneva is full of excellent restaurants with every kind of cuisine.

One disappointment is the high price of the breakfast - but there are cafes around the city centre which offer better alternatives.

The staff were always very helpful and courteous - a great place to stay in Geneva.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013 via mobile

Unless you're prepared to pay the price for a luxury hotel, you'd be hard pressed to find better than the Hotel Rotary. It's about a 5 minute walk from Cornavin train station and about a 2 minute walk to the bridge (one of a number) across the water. There are restaurants aplenty close to the hotel and a department store around the corner for last minute gifts; chocolates were a bit cheaper there. The hotel itself is hard to fault. The staff are all very friendly, the rooms are clean and comfortable (and include robes and slippers) and the breakfast, although very expensive, is great. The freshly prepared omelettes are a definite must. I'd definitely recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013 via mobile

Just few steps to the river .. Internet there us free and so fast .. Price is good .. Staff are nice and friendly. There is no parking in the hotel but there is a near by parking. I greatly recommend this hotel for people who would admire the classis style .

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

This hotel, on a side street in downtown Geneva, offers old world charm, at a decent price. The rooms are fairly small, but nicely decorated, with a bathroom of good standard. Breakfast is served in the basement. It was a decent buffet, but fairly costly. What really impressed us though was the staff. They were super helpful and friendly throughout the stay. That makes a difference.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Laurence B, Responsable réception at Hotel Rotary Geneva - MGallery Collection, responded to this review, February 28, 2013
Thank you for your review. Your feedback is very important for us and we are happy to know that you appreciated the involvment of the staff. It is a nice encouragement for us. Kind regards. The Rotary Hotel team.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013 via mobile

Very nice Hotel downtown Geneva with extremly competent and helpful staff. Situated 3 minutes from the train station Cornavin where you can also park your car in the garage, however not a cheap carpark. Only minutes from the lake. The hotel is situated in a small street packed with restaurants. Rooms are nice and well furbished, minibar and nespresso machine at least in the superior rooms. Internet for more than one computer free with good connection. Very nice bar including a small restaurant. Very nice breakfast with friendly waiters and good espresso. in fact this is a four and a half star.

Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
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Kloten, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

The staff was very friendly and helpful at check-in, check-out, and in between. It's minutes away from the railway station and from the Mont Blanc bridge. The old house has been stylishly and beautifully renovated and reconditioned, and it is cozy and quiet. Next time we're in town, we will definitely book a room at the Rotary Geneva.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 18 - 20 rue du Cendrier, Geneva CH 1201, Switzerland (Formerly Sofitel Geneve)
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Location: Switzerland > Geneva
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Geneva
#7 Romantic Hotel in Geneva
#20 Luxury Hotel in Geneva
#22 Business Hotel in Geneva
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Rotary Geneva - MGallery Collection 4*
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