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    Bel'Esperance

    rue de la Vallee 1, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
    • Very good50%
    • Average14%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “bel esperance” (34 reviews)
    “roof terrace” (12 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Multilingual Staff
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    Rooftop Terrace
    Kitchenette
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed October 3, 2013

    I would assign this hotel a top rating were it not for the street noise, which made sleeping at night very challenging. The area (including the tiny alley on which the hotel entrance is located) seems to be a favorite spot for the youthful party-goers...More

    2  Thank EllenOoo
    Reviewed September 30, 2013

    This is not your typical Geneva downtown hotel, from what I can gather: not fancy, but more than adequate, and a terrific value. It's still run by the Salvation Army, and used to be a women's hostel. Now it's a great deal right in the...More

    2  Thank richard_cambridge
    Reviewed September 30, 2013

    We found the Hotel Bel’Esperance from Trip Advisor and stayed for 3 nights in September. We wanted to stay near the centre of Geneva but the other hotels we looked at were either very expensive, or large and out of the way. The rate at...More

    1  Thank mikedee25
    Reviewed September 23, 2013

    You could stay in other hotels in Geneva that are not as well located and pay well over 400 CHF per night. Or, you could stay at the Bel Esperance located right in Old Town Geneva and pay less than half that. For this you...More

    2  Thank davidm1014
    Reviewed September 1, 2013

    Recently stayed for 1 night. Charming, quirky, cute, clean, comfy, and wonderful location. Amazingly affordable for Geneva. Really glad I found this one. Would definitely stay again and wish we could have stayed longer. The staff was very friendly and helpful. I liked the room...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Laundry Service
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    • Price range
    • $157 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 39
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    • Switzerland >
    • Canton of Geneva >
    • Geneva
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    • Bel Esperance Hotel Geneva
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    Erin S
    July 7, 2017|
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    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.
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    Erin S
    July 7, 2017|
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    Response from Laura F | Reviewed this property |
    It wasn't hot when I was there so I'm not sure-- sorry!
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    "If there are two of you, ask for a two bedroom."
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    "The whole area seemed to be quiet at night."
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