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Moevenpick Hotel & Casino Geneva
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   20, Route de Pre-Bois, Meyrin, Geneva 1215, Switzerland   |  
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Meyrin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
London, UK
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2010

Stayed here for two nights. I have to say it was an excellent experience especially given the price.

I was in a superior room. Everything was spotless. The room was large. The supplies good. The in room safe comfortably allows a laptop and other items.

Despite it being an airport hotel there is a nice courtyard outside that is pleasant to sit in.

The hotel shuttle works well and the staff are friendly. The breakfast is good, although it was pricy (38 CHF).

I think they are mid renovation, which may explain why there is such a large discount, although the work had no impact at all on my stay.

I will certainly try to stay here again if I need to be near the airport (and airport hotels in Geneva are much better value than in the town).

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2010

This hotel offers good value when there is no special event at nearby Palexpo or convention in Geneva: in those periods, the Movenpick's prices are comparable to vastly inferior hotels downtown.

The hotel's location is a bit far to walk to the airport, although it is possible in good weather. There is a hotel shuttle to the airport, and a public bus stop just outside, although it is not a major line. From the airport, transportation to downtown Geneva is plentiful.

The hotel's rooms are comfortable and modern. Public areas are nice. The hotel benefits from being in an office complex: besides its own very good (by local standards) Japanese restaurant, there is a very large fitness center next door, to which hotel guests have access, and an excellent hairdresser.

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2010

It is unbelievable how expensive hotels in Geneva are. When I found this one I was really happy.
The reception is not a classical one, there are 3 or 4 stands and behind each stands one young and handsome guy. Not bad J
Their weak point is German language, but in English everything goes well. For some reason was my room sold out so for the same price I got huge suite. That was a great deal!!!
It was great.
The elevator takes you to that special floor only with the use of a key card what ensures certain privacy for the VIP guests. The liftboy was looking at me strangely at first, but just once. There is a special small breakfast room on this floor, what is nice to have peace, quiet and personal service, but the choice is extremely limited. The view from the suite and the breakfast room is on the airport and near hills.
I even wish to try the normal buffet breakfast on the ground floor, but there was no time. I stayed only 2 nights and I was sorry because of that, specially because of the cheap suite.

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2010

It looks uninspiring from the outside and is in an equally uninspired location - away from the city centre - but if you've just flown into Geneva late this is a good place to stop for the night. There's a courtesy bus from the airport and check in is quick and efficient. It may not be quite 5 star standard, but rooms are clean and modern and have useful additions such as an ironing board and kettle. Buffet breakfast is very good and extensive whereas dinner in the restaurant was good but fairly expensive. It's a shame that they make a substantial charge for wifi when the less expensive Holiday Inn across the road offers it for free.

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2010

When reading some reviews and looking at some (old 2008) pictures, I'm kind of surprised as they do not match what I experienced (see pictures).

This was a one night stay for business because I had to take a very early flight and the hotel is perfectly located near the airport, with a shuttle bus starting at 5h30 AM. Public transport do run earlier if you need it.
Check-in was smooth, no issues, friendly staff.
The room was really big, to European and Swiss standards. I was surprised. There were two big twin beds (you could almost fit two small adults on them), very comfy with good pillows and blanket. The colour of the decoration is a bit sad and dull though.
The TV was an old CRT TV when I was expecting a nice LCD screen, for this type of hotel. Disappointed on that side.
No free Internet, another bad point.
Very nice bathroom, big and well lit. No bath tub but good shower with all amenities.
Room service was good, and quick. A bit overpriced maybe for a burger.

Overall, very good stay, very good night sleep. I would not book this on my own though, too expensive for what it is. Definitely not a 5 star. 4 star might be more accurate.

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2010

This is billed as a five star hotel. This seems overrated as it is more comparable to a three star hotel. I stayed on one of the renovated Executive Floors. The rooms are small, functional, and the bed is comfortable. Weaknesses included a small desk and poor housekeeping.

The hotel is relatively close to the airport and about 20 minutes away from downtown Geneva.

Breakfast was good and included with the cost of the room.

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2010

Ok, I didn't expect much from this hotel. I just chose it to be near the airport for an early flight. When that flight was cancelled due to the Iceland volcano, the hotel refused to cancel my reservation. So, instead of paying for two hotels, I drove into Geneva and stayed there.

For the record, this is NOT a five-star hotel. The rooms are small, clean, and simple – decorated in a 1984-style. There's nothing actively wrong with it, I'd just put it more in the 3-star category. It's acceptable for an overnight before a flight, but I wouldn't recommend it for much more than that.

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 20, Route de Pre-Bois, Meyrin, Geneva 1215, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva > Meyrin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Meyrin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Moevenpick Hotel & Casino Geneva 5*
Number of rooms: 350
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in Geneva in the French part of Switzerland , close to the airport and Palexpo, the 5 stars upscale moevenpick hotel and casino Geneva has recently renovated his 350 Privilege bedrooms. Offering a Japanese and an international restaurant, bars, a large conference centre for seminars and congress and an in-building parking, this hotel is ideal for business as well as for leisure, with attractive prices and packages. ... more   less 
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