Visited the President Wilson last weekend as part of a trip to Geneva with my parents. Generally really enjoyed the hotel. It has all the same virtues Geneva itself: beautiful, friendly, high quality of everything, convenient and easy to get around. It also has the same negatives as Geneva: expensive and fairly tiny. I love Geneva though and thus was also generally pleased with the hotel.
The pool area looked quite beautiful (you look right out onto Lake Geneva). The fitness center was small, but nicely appointed with cardio and weight machines. The spa and shops also looked quite nice, but we did not use either. The rooms are pretty small, but nicely appointed.
The property is located within a 20 minute walk from most anything in Geneva and a 10 minute cab ride from the airport, so if you are there for business, it is extremely convenient. You also get a free public transit card covering the duration of your stay, which makes getting around even easier.
If you do not have breakfast included in your room rate, avoid it. It costs 47 CHF for a modest buffet. That is highway robbery, even by Geneva standards. You can step outside and walk 100 yards to a multitude of cafes serving similar fare for 1/2 the price or less.
Wanted to give a special thanks to Julien at the concierge desk, who was extremely helpful and just an all around nice guy. All other staff we dealt with were great as well. Had a loud neighbor the first night and they actually opened another room for me to sleep in and avoid the noise.
As I mentioned, the price is high, but all hotels are outrageous in Geneva and the Wilson seemed to priced commensurate to its value.
If you can afford it, the views of the lake from the top floor suites are incredible.
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Thank you for having chosen the Hotel President Wilson Geneva during your previous visit in Geneva, also having taken the time to share your comments via Tripadvisor. Your words are regarded as precious feedback, allowing us to keep up to the standard.
We are extremely delighted to hear that you had a memorable experience with your family in our propriety. To make sure you left satisfied, we always dedicate our best to offer an unforgettable memory to our guest.
Despite the unique location of the hotel, a free transportation card is offered to each guest when they arrive the hotel, to make their visit to Geneva more convenient.
Regarding the hotel facilities, our propriety has been renovated entirely in order to cater to the needs of a modern traveleras we keep on trying our best to enhance our guest’s expectation.
As for the breakfast we can assure that the content and price is constantly evaluated and well-adapted to the high standard of this hotel and to the offer of comparable 5 star hotels in Geneva.
It was with delight that we found out you particularly appreciated our professional staff as you kindly mentioned.
We are looking forward to welcoming you back at the Hotel President Wilson Geneva.
In the meantime, I remain,
Director of Guest Relations
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