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“One Night In Excelsior”
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Excelsior
Ranked #59 of 106 Hotels in Geneva
Reviewed August 12, 2013

Because we were only in Geneva for one night,
we booked into The Excelsior because it was close to the train station.

The Excelsior is a lovely hotel, with resonable rates in what is an expensive city.
The staff were very polite and helpful, and our room was very large, clean and tidy.
The was a problem with the sweep fan on the light fitting, but the staff had provided a table fan when we got there.
There was a safe in the room at no extra cost, as well as a fridge and mini bar.

We arrived on the day of a festival, and although we had planned on an early night because we had a train to catch the next day, we were up until the early hours celebrating with the wonderful crowds.

We would certainly visit again.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Martin B
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Reviewed July 28, 2013

I have just booked into the hotel Excelsior in Geneva and found out there is no air conditioning. Yesterday the temperature was 37 Celsius. I'll soon be that well done you'll be able to stick a fork in me. The room is very small but clean. The only problem is you feel like a wet rag before you go and do your activities for the day. Vic of Melbourne Australia 29/7/2013

Room Tip: Instead of just checking on cleanliness and the Wi-Fi system make sure that you're going to get...
  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

I managed to get a very good price for this hotel and was very pleased at what I got for my money. While initially I found it difficult to locate as it it is not immediatly opposite it still proved to be ideally located for the imediate city area and for exploring beyond this.

The staff were very welcoming and spoke great english, the room was modern and had all mod cons including a hairdryer and mini bar (which was reasonably priced) and it even had a fan to keep you cool at night. There was no kettle but instead a tea bar downstairs )not that you needed it in the heat).

The tv was a bonus with BBC Entertainment giving you somethig to watch other than CNN and it was conviently located close to city centre eating places and bars including a major department store right opposite which had a lovely fresh food food court within in.

I was ver impressed with the hotel and would certaintly stay here again when visiting Geneva even if I had to pay a bit more it would be worth it.

It was a nice quiet hotel for the city centre and definetly reccomended.

Room Tip: look for bargin prices as I got this at a reduced price, great for such an expensive city
  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled solo
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Thank amkat
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Reviewed June 13, 2013

The location is perfect for the train station or city centre, yet off the main roads. The single room was a bit minimalistic given the price, and the breakfast place crowded with a average breakfast. Service was quite disappointing, both at check-in and breakfast, but fine at check-out. It always depends on the individuals you get, doesn't it.

Room Tip: Rooms to the court are perfectly quiet.
  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled on business
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Thank ZweMarko
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

I stayed one night at hotel , I chose the hotel because it was near to trainstation&reasonable price
pros:
-polite helpful staff
-clean room
-easy access to airport
cons:
-small room
-very basic breakfast

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled solo
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Thank Adybeig
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Reviewed May 23, 2013

We had several rooms booked thru an agency due to ongoing event in Geneva.
They got us single rooms which were really single. Only a narrow bed in a small room.
Everything was however very clean.
The breakfast was not great, but a bit better than I expected.
The location is good, very close to the railway station, maybe 300 meters or so.
Trains to the airport depart every 12 mins or so, and it takes only 10 mins to get there.
A complimentary public transport card that you get when you check in comes very handy.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled on business
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Thank SlatsRetract
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Reviewed May 18, 2013

I stayed here for 2 nights. The hotel is not bad - the room was clean, staff was nice, the breakfast is OK, Wi-Fi worked without problems. It was little bit noisy cos the window faced the street. The hotel is not cheap like everything in Switzerland ;)

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Wolfgrey
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Address: rue Rousseau 34, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #59 of 106 Hotels in Geneva
Price Range: $126 - $392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Excelsior 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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