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Excelsior

34 Rue Rousseau, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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Manchester
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82 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was clean but badly in need of refurbishment. Also there was no air conditioning which made it for an uncomfortable night. There was a fan left in the room which wasn't emough but the gesture appreciated. Staff were very good and breakfast was plenty and fresh

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location since it's located in downtown and very close to the main railway station. Very walkable distance to the old town in Geneva. Only problem is the heat!! Because it's summer, it can get quite hot, so it was very, very warm at night (even with the fan they've placed in the room). Wifi was a bit unstable at... More 

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Stourport On Severn
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location in the city is excellent and the rooms are very clean, a poor internet connection and no air conditioning make things a little difficult. Coffee only in the lobby and 2chf a cup is not convenient. Ensuite shower is small but works well. Breakfast is expensive at 15chf per person.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Clean comfortable room with good facilities, great shower! Convenient location within 2 mins of main train station and five minutes from the Lake. Take the train from the airport not a taxi if you are on a budget, €38 euros for the taxi, €18 on the train. Didn't have the breakfast on offer (extra) but looked very good. Hotel did... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Prime location. 3 mins from main railway station and from here you can get most trams or buses for all of geneva. You get a free travel pass from the hotel. Paid 15 Swiss francs for breakfast, during the week this is sausages, scrambled eggs , beans, as well as fruit salad, cereal, rolls , croissants and scotch pancakes that... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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60 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Excelsior was good for a three star. Staff were friends and helpful. Location was good. Bed and pillows were great. Had the best two night's sleep here. There's a wickedly good food hall just across the road as well. Highly recommended.

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Ennis, Ireland
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Hotel Excelsior is conveniently located only a few minutes from the main train station and a short walk from the lake. The staff were extremely accommodating on our arrival and swiftly took us through the check in process and handed us our free public transportation passes. The rooms are nice and clean with an ample supply of fresh towels and... More 

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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Pros: very convenient location, cleanliness, good Wi-Fi, not very expensive. Cons: small rooms, noise from other rooms/outside, pillows too soft. Overall, it is not a bad choice for staying in Geneva, due to the excellent location primarily and secondarily due to affordable pricing.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

This is a decent hotel. For Geneva standards, the price vs quality is good. Staff is very friendly and helpful, location is very good. Walls are quite thin. Ironing board cannot be brought to the room but if you need to iron you can do so in the luggage storage room.

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athens
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Simple basic rooms, inadequate heating,but the hotel is located close to tram station, buses,rail.Quite expensive hotel in a very expensive city. Breakfast was good and the stuff polite. expensive hotel in a very expensive city. Breakfast satisfactory,personnel

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Excelsior

Address: 34 Rue Rousseau, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
Price Range: $105 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Excelsior 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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