We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bel'Esperance

Save
Traveler (88)
Room & Suite (18)
Dining (3)
Ratings and reviews
#31 of 109 Hotels in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“bel esperance”(36 reviews)
“salvation army”(30 reviews)
“rooftop terrace”(14 reviews)
View all reviews
What's included
Free Wifi
Free Breakfast
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Rooftop Terrace
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness center
Kitchenette
Wheelchair access
2 Star Hotel
The Bel'Espérance is a very charming hotel situated in a perfect place - in the city centre at the door to the old town and only some steps away from the lake.The Bel'EspéranceA pleasure to stay,happiness to come back!
View all hotel information
Location and contact
rue de la Vallee 1, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
3.1 miles to Geneve-Cointrin Airport
145 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
1.1 miles from Jet d'Eau
View nearby attractions and restaurants
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
Jul 29Jul 30
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 6 partner sites to see rooms from $183.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Geneva hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "bc06b9840b874a22b4c05751595f2088", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":236378,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[82058558],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":29,"month":7,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":30,"month":7,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":183,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"bc06b9840b874a22b4c05751595f2088","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":183,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":183,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Bel'Esperance","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImJjMDZiOTg0MGI4NzRhMjJiNGMwNTc1MTU5NWYyMDg4IiwiQUlLIjoiOGMwYWFjOWQ5ZTQwNDA3MWE4ZDg4ZjhmOTM4ZTdjOGUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "07/29/2018", "checkOut": "07/30/2018", "lowestPrice": "$183", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"82058558":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"js":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (328)
Filter reviews
231 results
Traveler rating
85
102
34
7
3
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
85
102
34
7
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsbel esperancesalvation armyrooftop terraceold townexpensive citystar hotellocation is excellentrooms are basicbaggage hallgeneva hotelsbreakfast was excellentwater pressurejet d'eaucoffee machinecroissantslight sleeperinternet access
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 231 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have reviewed this Hotel before and heaped praise because of the continuous improvements management appeared to be committed to. On this trip my wife and I stayed at the hotel for 12 nights during the warmest weather we have encountered in a Geneva. Such...More

Thank CalmEarth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here just for one night with family. Chose this hotel upon recommendations from the forums here. Very centrally located and I must admit if you wish to stay in the heart of old town Geneva, amidst restaurants, boutiques and shops, close to the Jet...More

Thank Avantika S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Your probably noticed hotels in Geneva are expensive. This hotel is a great value in a perfect location in old town. The staff were kind and helpful, the free breakfast hit the spot, and we especially enjoyed the rooftop terrace. The hotel provided public transportation...More

1  Thank Kim S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a great location and a great price (for expensive Geneva). It doesn't have AC which we sure could have used for the few sweltering days we were there, but it cooled down at night with the help of fans blowing. The employees were so...More

Thank tmynatt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the location is top notch. close to everything that one can need in Geneva...restaurants, bars, supermarkets, shopping....the rooms are quite nice but not luxurious and the bathroom is tiny. but it is clean and comfortable.highly recommended for family or couples

2  Thank advisorylehavi
View more reviews
About
Description
The Bel'Espérance is a very charming hotel situated in a perfect place - in the city centre at the door to the old town and only some steps away from the lake.The Bel'EspéranceA pleasure to stay,happiness to ...More come back! Less
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveler (88)
Room & Suite (18)
Dining (3)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Erin S
July 7, 2017|
Answer
Response from squinty_lemon |
I emailed them in advance and they had a fan waiting for me in my room when I checked in. I think you can just ask for one.
1
Vote
Erin S
July 7, 2017|
Answer
Response from Laura F | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't hot when I was there so I'm not sure-- sorry!
-1
Votes
Room Tips
"There is an elevator but it is very slow and it was much faster to go up and down the stairs (not with the..."
Read review
"A higher room may be a better option."
Read review
"request a higher floor and bring some earplugs :)"
Read review
"If there are two of you, ask for a two bedroom."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing