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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I picked this place because of its location on a map, close to the central station and Geneva Lake, what I did not anticipate was the amount of prostitutes and ghetto feel. My partner did not feel safe. on the plus side it really is close to the train station and lake and some good cheap eateries around. Hotel itself... More 

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Pocono Mountains Region, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

arriving from the train or parking lot a block away will bring you past the strip clubs a block away which gives you a bad first impression for a nice place to stay. We had that impression but really enjoyed our two day stay. We had no problems with the referenced businesses and usually arrived from the Rue des Paquis... More 

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india
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

This apart hotel was quite comfy if a little cramped.very sweet front office lady who was most helpful. Our major grouse was the neighborhood..Very open red light area..NOT for families. dubious looking guys at all hours milling around too. Would avoid again. Surprisingly well located otherwise ,a short walk from the trains and lakefront. Pity..

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

Lovely set of apartments with kitchenettes, dining areas & living areas, could easily be like personal place. Should be noted this is located in the idle of the red light district so can be noisy & a bit unfortable for sloe I'd imagine walking down the street at times but other than that can't fault it. Free travel passes, staff... More 

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Thank Yasmin G
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Decent hotel, small but clean rooms. Reception staff was quite helpful but not always available, they usually left by 9pm but we were previously informed of this. Only breakfast available at the hotel, it's not exactly a hotel per se but more like a lodging place. Hotel is located in a central area, walking distance from both Lake Geneva and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We booked a room on line, got confirmation, and left for Geneva. Upon arrival at the hotel, in the heart of the red-light district, we entered with another guest, who then took the elevator while we went to the desk. The sign at the reception read "return in 5 minutes. " 45 minutes later, we finally left, having seen no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

We booked this hotel last minute after missing our flight from geneva. We were a little apprehensive on arrival on the street as it is in the middle of the red light district. The hotel itself was fine and the manger was very welcoming as were the staff. The room was really nice and comfortable. The area itself is very... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We booked 2 rooms (3 friends), both heating didn't work. Reception very rude, no refund or discount for this. Also, the road down is full of prostitutes, bad neighbourhood.However, wifi was good. Not recommended.

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2 Thank Christos D
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Left the hotel 5 minutes after arrival. Mus have seen over 20 prostatutes out side and witness several drug deals. Hotel itself appears nice but we did not feel safe, so we left. Lost the money we paid for the room. The Novatel around the corner was mush nicer and safer but still in a similar area.

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Somewhere in Asia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

Friendly and helpful staff, good clean room with great internet. Everything was in working order; including the lift/elevator (win). Warm and secure accommodation in a vibrant and interesting neighbourhood. Close to train, trams, buses. Exceeded expectations.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Each of our 11 apartements is composed of a bedroom, a bathroom, a living room and a kitchenette. Situated two steps away from citycenter, lake and the train station. TV, telephone (direct line), air conditioning, WIFI Living rooms with fold-out beds ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Residence CityZen

Address: rue Sismondi 10, Geneva 1201, Switzerland (Formerly Hotel-Residence Laffitte)
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva > Pâquis Navigation
Price Range: $121 - $585 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Residence CityZen 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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