Hotel is situated very close to the social science centre of the University (UNIMAIL), with excellent tram connections. There is free wifi in all the rooms, and 3 public terminals in the public spaces. The hotel rooms are beautifully furnished - modern and stylish. Breakfast in the dining room is very good, with a wide selection of food. One minor grumble - please can we have instructions how to use the coffee machines in our rooms? Staff service was excellent - the staff provided a first rate experience and were 100% supportive. Another grumble, and not the hotel's fault. The exchange rate between the Swiss Franc and the Pound Sterling makes Switzerland a very expensive place for British visitors!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Tucked away in Geneva's Latin Quarter, La Cour des Augustins is an innovatively designed hotel with a distinctly urban style. It modernises the boutique hotel concept, combining architectural heritage with contemporary interior design. Far from the city's busy main roads and right in the heart of Genevan life, you can easily stroll through the Old City, the art and business districts, and the charming Sardinian village of Carouge. The concept was designed in collaboration with the Swiss designer Philippe Cramer, based on the idea of personalised and diverse spaces. The hotel harmoniously and subtly blends modern and classic design. Composed of 16 rooms and 24 suites that masterfully combine design, comfort and technology, the hotel is comprised of two buildings from the 1850s. Both building were entirely renovated in 2006 and are connected by an interior courtyard. Each room and suite has a unique and specific style, with contemporary designer furniture and objects. Whether you are planning to stay for a night, a week, a month or longer, La Cour des Augustins will fulfil all of your expectations. La Cour des Augustins also serves as an art gallery, hosting a permanent private collection of African art. Between vibrantly coloured designer objects, African statues, masks and figurines bring unexpected depth to the hotel decor. In each room and suite, you will find various artworks by international artists. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- La Cour Des Augustins