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Cornavin Hotel Geneva
Ranked #39 of 106 Hotels in Geneva
Reviewed 25 May 2014

I booked this hotel based on trip advisor reviews and price.

The room rate was a good deal, and the majority of the views were positive. The location is very convenient, first stop off the train from the airport, out of the station, turn right and a 100m there is the hotel. That made me smile after many hours of travelling.

The check in was smooth and friendly, stayed on the 9th floor which had a great view of geneva and the fountain (room 914)

If you don't spend too much time in the room, why worry?

Good bits, price, and location
Bad bits, hotel room a little tired and out of date, towels need replacing, tap leaked on the sink and drowned my wash bag, the bed was actually two single beds and the second mattress kept slipping away, really annoying.

Stayed: May 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 21 May 2014

It was very easy to find as it was just outside the station. Our room was a good size and nice and quiet and comfortable. Breakfast is on the 8th floor where you have a good view over the city. There was a reasonable selection of both hot and cold dishes to choose from.

Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

I had read from some here that the service could be cold. Not in our case. Extremely friendly check in and any enquiries were met with a smile and helpful answer. Location is excellent for those arriving by train. Literally adjacent to one of the exits from the underground passageway leading from the train station into town. We were able to walk across the bridge to central Geneva in 20 minutes or so, a pleasant, flat easy walk. The room was fine, not luxurious, but for Swiss standards we were paying a reasonable price so we did not expect a huge room. Clean and spotless, and that swinging pendulum going all the way up about 7 stories from the atrium is definitely a talking piece. A good place for anyone looking for reasonably priced, central, clean accomodations.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank KincsZoltan
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

Nice hotel next to the train station, clean, quiet and at a reasonable price. The breakfast is not bad and the stuff is polite. Next door there is a cinema complex and within 5 minutes walking there are some nice restaurants and cafés

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled on business
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Thank icomeinpeace1
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Reviewed 6 May 2014 via mobile

Cornavin is a basic 3 - 4 star hotel across from train station and central tram area which makes it super convenient. There are several similar hotels nearby, but this is the closest to the station. It has a nice lobby. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Our room was fairly large, (for European standards), clean and quiet. Storage and closet space was good. The bathroom was decent with a good shower. The upper floors have nice views especially the ones facing the lake. The free wifi is good.
A buffet breakfast is served on the eigth floor with large glass windows on all sides offering great views. Breakfast is decent; fruits, yougart, juices, breads, pastries, jellies, cold meats, cheeses, eggs, cereals, nuts, etc.
The hotel appears on several booking web sites so shop around.
Definitely would stay there again.

Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
Thank RScharfer9
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Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

This was a GOOD 4 stat in the late 90s. I stayed here for the first time in ages late last year and it's still the same hard product. So the years have rolled by and the hotel is still the same. It still holds all the positives, ie clean Room and next to the train station. But with the ageing of the hotel the negatives start to stand out. It's in a dodgy area and to confirm this I was offered drugs on there door step. Also the breakfast was so so. If I'm wrong I hope the management correct me but I'm sure the buffet had powered eggs. Anyway I sound like I'm dissing this place but I'm really not. For a quick overnight near the train station it's very good . However it's not where I would stay for a few days to experience the city

  • Stayed: November 2013
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

Stayed several times during the past six month in Hotel Cornavin due to business reasons.

Hotel Cornavin is conveniently located just across Gare Cornavin. It has some late 70ies charme but the rooms are actually quite nice and spacious. The bed is very comfortable and the TV has more channels than you could ever imagine. I never had breakfast. There is also a little gym which looks bit outdated but has all the things you need to exercise. There is also a sauna that I never used though.

Note that some floors are renovated and the bathrooms there are very modern and nice whereas other floors have bathrooms with 70ies charme still.

Room Tip: Ask for a room on a floor where the bath has been renovated.
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  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled on business
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Thank aaeberli
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Additional Information about Cornavin Hotel Geneva

Address: boulevard James-Fazy 23 | Gare de Cornavin, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva > James-Fazy
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#28 Luxury Hotel in Geneva
Price Range: £100 - £250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cornavin Hotel Geneva 4*
Number of rooms: 164
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