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Oakland, California
Reviewed October 29, 2016

i think people are probably turned off by the fact that this hotel is in the middle of geneva's red light district.. that's good for those of us who know that that detail isn't a big deal and you end up missing out on a really good hotel deal for the convenience of the most centralized location in town, plus...

Thank asl13
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a night in Geneva and it was a last minute booking but very happy with the place, it is on a street near the red light district but this is a Central European Red Light district so almost a tourist place and I did not see any trouble or feel intimidated in any way The place is right...

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Apartment is located in Poor area, noises all around in night from neighborhood , scary street Apartment itself is good but we didn't enjoyed our stay. Will never recommend any one to stay over there...

Thank Jigar M
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed October 14, 2016

The apartment was conveniently located close to station as well as a short walk to the lake. the apartments were ok for a few nights and were clean and tidy. the woman on reception was nice and friendly. On the down side the building is in an extremely noisy street which is in the red light area. The street is...

Thank tracey m
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

It's located 5 min walking distance from the geneva lake, bus station and excursion office. Everything is near, however the strip club and sex shop are even nearer. The only view i had was a building with naked women on windows. Literally naked with open windows talking to men downstairs. Basically its a prostitute street. However, breakfast was good and...

1Thank Christina S
Perth, Australia
Reviewed August 28, 2016

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...

1Thank jackph74
Pocono Mountains Region, Pennsylvania
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...

Thank On_the_go_with_joe_m
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..

2Thank shyboy14
Bristol, United Kingdom
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...

Thank NomadYaz
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...

Thank Maazin B
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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: $124 - $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Residence CityZen 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“6th floor rooms are the ones we can vouch for.. excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles asl13, Oct 29, 2016 | Read review
“one which doesn't look out onto the main street”
 of 5 bubbles 344traceym, Oct 14, 2016 | Read review
“Bedrooms away from the main road will be very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles jackph74, Aug 28, 2016 | Read review
“Check you email for late arrival instructions as all hotel doors operate using keypad codes. So late checkin is no problem.”
 of 5 bubbles On_the_go_with_joe_m, Jul 13, 2016 | Read review
“If possible get a room at the back of the hotel as I'd imagine it'd be less noisy outside at night”
 of 5 bubbles NomadYaz, Jan 15, 2016 | Read review
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