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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked through Hotels.com at a great rate during the off season. Very centrally located hotel within 2 min of the water and many shops. Quick check-in and gave us advice on places to see also presented a free public transportation card for the entire stay. Very close to the main train station. Nice rooms with plenty of space. Would certainly... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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143 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We booked this hotel during our stay because it's the only one available that has a central location during that time. But it was really really pricey at more than CHF 700 per night. The room is on the small side and old. No view. Basic toiletries. No complimentary breakfast. For the same price, we booked the Hotel d'Angleterre when... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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52 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2016

I've stayed in this hotel a number of times and I find its closeness to the rail station and buses very convenient. The check-in time is very late - 3 pm - when a lot of overseas flights arrive much earlier than that. I was told I could either wait or pay extra 5 ChFr per day to get into... More 

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Stratford Upon Avon
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51 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2016

I cannot rate this place highly enough. It is a cosy guesthouse very close to the station if you have luggage to pull. For Geneva, which is desperately expensive, it represents quite good value. The breakfast costs extra but for Swiss prices it is quite good value as there is lots of choice. The room had everything I needed and... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

The temperature was in the 30s C. No air was uncomfortable, but I managed to sleep anyway. A room in the back is preferred. The staff is very friendly, welcoming and helpful. I wouldn't hesitate to stay there again for price and location and staff.

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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed September 3, 2016

I stayed in late summer, and kept my window open because this hotel is not air-conditioned. Unfortunately, in addition to the occasional breeze, this let incredible levels of street noise into the room. While the cafe next door shut down at 11:30, the sirens and passers-by continued to enliven the night until street sweepers and construction noises started early in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Very centrally located in Geneva and good for access to public transport. My single room was fine but quite small and didn't have air conditioning - quite stuffy in August. Breakfast fine, no other food offered but numerous nearby options.

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Hong Kong
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104 reviews
78 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2016

This hotel is just a 5-min walk from the Cornavin train station and also a stone throw away from the bus terminus. There is a department store right opposite with a big gourmet supermarket. So when it comes to location, this hotel is unbeatable. While the room was very clean and generally comfortable, it definitely needs refurbishment- the furniture was... More 

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Thame, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

A good central location, only 2 mins walking from the main train station. Also very close to lake Geneva, jet d'eau and the boat services around the lake. A reasonably priced hotel for Geneva and a good place to leave your stuff and go and explore.

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Easy walk from the train station and minutes from the lake. As mentioned before, it was fine for one night but with the heat and a noisy fan, it was a struggle to sleep. The staff were friendly but the room was rough around the edges. I would stay here again.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Excelsior

Address: rue Rousseau 34, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
Price Range: $114 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Excelsior 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“street side can be very noisy, but the other side costs more”
 of 5 bubbles mzj101, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“street view rooms are bigger”
 of 5 bubbles kls2929, May 5, 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors, back of the building”
 of 5 bubbles 659davidh659, Apr 3, 2016 | Read review
“výhled do dvora :o)”
 of 5 bubbles 611michaelah, Dec 14, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the front of the hotel, if you want any view at all.”
 of 5 bubbles noggie2015, Dec 9, 2015 | Read review
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