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  • Reviews: 221

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Noga Hilton: Noga Hilton

Downtown just 2 minutes accross the lake, this is a 5 star hotel designed nicely with wood staircases and luxury shops.

Since you'll only be staying in the rooms to sleep, because Geneva is bustling and fun to go out in, it's not really worth the money- there are plenty of secure, comfy and clean hotels also walking distance from the Lake- the advantage the Noga Hilton has is that it's one of the few right by the Lake.

Ideal location

  • Opinion of Price: most expensive
  • Written August 8, 2004
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  • austen1973 profile photo austen1973
  • Reviews: 80

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Noga Hilton: A step back in time...

This is a hotel I would not recommend to anyone. Although from the HIlton chain, this overpriced hotel, supposedly 5*, is one of the worst hotel I stayed in. The rooms are of good size, bed comfortable but...all the furniture is very old and in a very weird 70's art-deco style. You have the same color absolutely everywhere in the room/bathroom that it hurts the eyes (mine was dark green but the other rooms were blue, orange..).
To make it worse the staff was very unfriendly and unprofessional.
The only good thing about this hotel is that it has one of the best breakfast I've ever had...but save your money and go somewhere else

  • Opinion of Price: more expensive than average
  • Written July 30, 2004

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  • AuTourDuMonde32 profile photo AuTourDuMonde32
  • Reviews: 70

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Otels

Hotels in Geneva run a bit expensive...
You can shop around and get cheaper spots near the train station or further off the lake...otherwise the Hosteling International hostel is centrally located , fairly priced and very clean and accomodating.

Kitchen,Laundry,Lounge Room,Internet,Outdoor seating,Large,Nice Cafeteria,Lockers,Clean,Fairly Abundant Showers.

About 20 USdollars a night

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Written May 31, 2004

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  • eden_teuling profile photo eden_teuling
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H?TEL PAX **: PAX = PEACE....

The proprietress of this Hotel is Madame Sylvette Muller and a sweet lady she is!

The welcome was a warm one and the room was to my liking!

My experience is that for short stay a ** hotel is really sufficiently well equipped!
Most important for me is WHERE it is situated: I love being right in the city centre and preferably the Old City Centre!

C'est situé au coeur de Genève, which is fantastic: after breakfast you walk out the frontdoor and there you are: in the very city centre where you can start walking.......

Very friendly people and perfect room and breakfast.......

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Written January 18, 2004
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H��TEL PAX GENEVA


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  • Kiriel profile photo Kiriel
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General Tip about Accommodation in Geneva: Tips and tricks especially for longterm

This is simply a warning. Accommodation in Geneva is notoriously hard to find. Frequent huge conferences mean that there are periods where a hotel or hostel room are impossible to find for love nor money.

Also, if you are actually thinking of moving here for any length of time, beware! Long term accommodation is both expensive and hard to find. $1000 francs a month might get you a studio apartment if you are really lucky. Dreams of a spare bedroom or study are just that, dreams.

Another warning. Unfurnished apartments are seriously unfurnished. Many will quite possibly have no light fittings, just bare wires hanging from the ceilings. Some may not even have kitchen cupboards, and when I moved into my apartment it also had no oven or stove!

Be prepared to pay upfront a months rent in advance, plus a month or 6 weeks rent as bond.

One positive is that in most furnished apartments, the rent includes electricity & water. In an unfurnished apartment, an amount for water will be included in the regular rent, and if you use excess over the year you will get a bill, or a refund if you use less. Check to see if your rent includes "telereseau" which is a basic package of television channels, including a few english channels.

Oh, and be warned; in Switzerland you must pay a quarterly tax on each radio or television set in your home.

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Related to: Study Abroad, Work Abroad, Business Travel
  • Written December 19, 2003

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  • Reviews: 93

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Hotel in France or Switzerland?

For budget hotel accomodation in neighbouring French towns such as Annemasse or Ferney-Voltaire, check my VT-webpages or the internet on these places. But then, you have to take into account the distance to the sightseeing spots of Geneva, less frequent public transport in France (no bus in Annemasse on Sundays and after 8 pm)and higher fares.

Good quality hotels at prices often 50 percent or more below average Geneva rates.

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Related to: Budget Travel, School Holidays
  • Written July 25, 2003

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Most hotels are expensive, but...

Most hotels are expensive, but hostels are plenty and affordable. The Youth Hostel charged CHF 42 pp for a twin room with a sink; sheets and breakfast included. City Hostel was among my choices as well but for almost the same price it excludes sheets and breakfast.


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  • Written September 12, 2002

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  • Reviews: 39

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Hôtel Le Prince: Hôtel Le Prince



1) It's cheap, by Geneva standards - SF110 for a double with shower, phone, TV,breakfast included. 2) It's in the center of town, walking distance from anything you're likely to visit. 3)It's nearby to my apartment so when you stay there you can easily have a glass of wine with me in the evening.

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Written August 26, 2002
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  • Pakistaniguy profile photo Pakistaniguy
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Very Famous hotel present on...

Very Famous hotel present on the main Street of Geneva infront of the Lake of Geneva and the fountain.

Ideal Location.

  • Opinion of Price: more expensive than average
  • Written August 26, 2002
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There are many hotels in...

There are many hotels in Geneva. One of them, which I recommend you, is in the heart of the old town and it's called Hotel les Armures. For more information and reservation go to:

http://www.hotel-les-armures.ch/

Very qiute place. The street is a part of the pedestrian zone in the old town. Nice architecture all around the hotel and many restaurants.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Written August 25, 2002
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  • Tal_A profile photo Tal_A
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Bel'Espérance
1 rue de la...

Bel'Espérance
1 rue de la Vallée
Geneva CH-1204
Phone: 022/8183737
Fax: 022/8183773


The Salvation Army owns this former foyer pour dames (ladies' boarding house) tucked away near place du Bourg-de-Four. Its conference facilities, bright yellow and blue rooms (all with tiled bath), and graceful, Louis-Philippe style breakfast room put it on a par with much pricier hotels. Monthly rates, no-smoking rooms, and communal kitchen space are available; each studio has a kitchenette. The hotel serves no alcohol. AE, DC, MC, V. 38 rooms, 2 studios. Restaurant/Food, Business Services

Central
2 rue de la Rôtisserie
Geneva CH-1204
Phone: 022/8188100
Fax: 022/8188101


Once you've found this bargain hotel threaded between offices at the top of an anonymous building on a back Left Bank shopping street, the worst is over. The rooms are functional if a bit scuffed, the welcome is cordial, and prices are the lowest in town for rooms with bath. The ownership changed in 1999, and a slow but steady overhaul is taking place room by room. AE, DC, MC, V. 30 rooms.

De la Cloche
6 rue de la Cloche
Geneva CH-1201
Phone: 022/7329481
Fax: 022/7381612


Christian Chabbey and his mother, Esther, keep friendly, eager watch over their guests in this once-luxurious first-floor apartment. It has been carved into eight bedrooms with toilets down the hall, and the homey decor (flocked wallpaper, crowded bookcases, creaky parquet floors) matches the spirit of the place. You won't find a more central location with breakfast in bed in Geneva for this price. Half the rooms have their own toilet and shower, and showers are being added room by room to the rest. All rooms have sinks. AE, DC, MC, V. 8 rooms.

Des Tourelles
2 bd. James-Fazy
Geneva CH-1201
Phone: 022/7324423
Fax: 022/7327620


Once worthy of a czar but now host to summer backpackers, this imposing, stripped-down Victorian town house has enormous bay-window corner rooms, marble fireplaces, tiled stoves, balconies, and spectacular river views. The furnishings are strictly functional and the hallways a bit scuffed, but all rooms have complete modular bathrooms and the staff is young and friendly. Bring earplugs if you like your windows open: there is plenty of noise from both the river and traffic. AE, DC, MC, V. 23 rooms. Restaurant/Food

St-Gervais
20 rue des Corps-Saints
Geneva CH-1201
Phone: 022/7324572
Fax: 022/7324572


Red tartan carpeting underfoot and fresh, creamy linen warm the garretlike rooms in this old, Right Bank inn. The tiny, wood-paneled café on the ground floor doubles as a breakfast room. Most major bus lines stop right around the corner. AE, MC, V. 21 rooms, 1 with bath, 1 with shower. Restaurant/Food

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  • Written August 25, 2002
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  • Diplomat profile photo Diplomat
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This hotel Splendid has the...

This hotel Splendid has the best location at Annecy - close to the narrow streets of old town center. Rooms are not tiny.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Written August 24, 2002
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  • Reviews: 609

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Holiday Inn Geneva

The 305-room Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza is handily located near the airport and just 2 km from the UN and International Red Cross offices. It is one of the Holiday Inn chain's more upmarket properties, with the usual facilities and services to pamper the jaded business or government traveller. There's a pool, and 24-hour room service.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Written August 24, 2002
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My company rented a 'villa'...

My company rented a 'villa' due to overcrowded hotels ... it's been funny and original but I cannot recommend you anything of course :-) ... many people just leave during the Telecom show and rent their houses; if you come here for tourism it's better if you avoid the Telecom event !!!

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  • Written August 24, 2002

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