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Hotel Edelweiss - Manotel Geneva
Ranked #33 of 105 Hotels in Geneva
Brisbane, Australia
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“Alpine style”
Reviewed 5 January 2014 via mobile

The Edelweiss is well suited for a visit to Geneva. The airport is less than 20minutes away and the hotel is a short walk into the centre of Geneva.

Greeted by friendly multilingual staff in an alpine style building was great. The rooms are comfortable and spacious enough. The bathrooms are also spacious.

If you are a non-smoker, ensure that you request a no-smoking room as smoking is permitted within some rooms.

A great stay with very friendly and helpful staff. I would certainly stay there again.

Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 January 2014

Four of us decided to go to Geneva to see in 2014 and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. After looking at numerous hotels I plumped for the Edelweiss based on it's good reviews and also close proximity to the beautiful lake this wonderful city is so lucky to have. We were not disappointed at all. The reception staff were extremely pleasant and helpful, the restaurant staff in the evening were a delight. Our rooms were on the top floor so we had no noise from the hotel or outside - in fact, the area around the hotel was surprisingly quiet although there were enough bars, cafes, shops etc. to cover our needs. The rooms were very well maintained (loved the Swiss chalet style decor!) and clean with the bonus of tea/coffee making facility which seems to be a bonus these days although we didn't use the mini-bar as the prices were outrageous . . . . . . . . but aren't all mini-bars?! We decided to eat in the Edelweiss restaurant on our first night which was a really good decision as the food was excellent and our waiter was very entertaining (and efficient of course!). The restaurant follows the Swiss chalet style decor of the entire hotel and that coupled with traditional Swiss entertainment made for a very pleasant dining experience.
The continental buffet breakfast could maybe benefit from a little more choice but was perfectly adequate for our stay. Overall, the Edelweiss is excellent value for money in what is a very expensive city.
Well done Edelweiss for making our New Year stay in Geneva a wonderful experience ! !

Room Tip: The top floor is very quiet although I can't comment on the other floors!
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Toowoomba, Australia
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Reviewed 24 December 2013 via mobile

We had two rooms here and we enjoyed both rooms. Had a problem with heating in one and a tap in another. We did ask someone to look at them but no one did. Minor things but they could of been fixed. Probably would stay again

Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 December 2013

Arriving in Geneva on a freezing raining day in winter, it was a relief to arrive to a smile and a warm reception. Although we were too early to check into our room, we were able to leave our bags at reception, received a map of the city, complementary umbrella and travel passes. Apart from perhaps better sound-proofing (we could hear guests using the staircase outside our room), we could not fault this place - good sized rooms, clean, inviting, free wifi, tea/coffee, free city travel passes, welcome chocolate on the pillow, etc.
We didn't use the hotel's restaurant (there are separate reviews here on TA for that) and checked out for an early flight before breakfast so cannot comment on food. A special mention to the receptionists Cindy and Russ (spelling?) who both provided a very professional friendly service - even at 4am!
A tip if walking to the hotel from the train station - head down towards the river first (Rue de Mont Blanc) and then up to the hotel (Rue de Philippe-Plantamour) as the Rue de Lausanne and surrounding area of the station was 'a bit rough' in our experience on the day.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Dudley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2013

We quickly found the hotel from the train station. Some of the back streets nearby were a little seedy but generally the neighbourhood was fine. It was great for transport links and very near the lake. Check-in was quick and the reception staff were very friendly and helpful. We chose the hotel because of it's fun Swiss cottage style décor....at the end of the day you can stay in a characterless hotel anywhere in the world!
Our room was comfortable and decorated top to toe in pine wood, except the bathroom which was chic and modern.
We ate in the restaurant on the first night and we had a good night, however, it was very expensive. Cannot believe what we paid for a saucepan of cheese, basket of bread, basket of new potatoes and a few pickled onions! Having said that, the entertainment and atmosphere almost made up for the prices. We also ate at a nearby restaurant/café and the meal was beautiful and less than half the price.
Overall, a fantastic weekend.....would I stay at the Edelweiss again? Yes.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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Basel, Switzerland
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Reviewed 20 December 2013

I spent one night at the Hotel Edelweiss with my parents and was positively surprised by the friendliness of the staff, the cleanliness of the rooms, the qualities of the bed and the hotel in general. The building is not very attractive from the outside but the furnishing makes you feel comfortable and even if the chalet ambiance is maybe a bit too "touristic" it still felt nice (also for us who are Swiss). The (probably new) windows provided excellent soundproofing and the location is convenient too (10mins from the station and 2mins from the lake). On the whole it's extremely good value for the price paid and the only slight disappointment was the quality of the breakfast offered (dinner is said to be very nice, though).

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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London, UK
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Reviewed 8 December 2013

This was my second time here although it has been a few years. I have reasonable memories of it although it felt even better this time.

Check in was fast and friendly. The room seemed quite large for a Geneva hotel at this price, and the hotel also had a nice "cosy" feel to it. The WiFi worked well.

The one issue with the room was the soundproofing. Not only could you easily hear everything outside (and I was 3 floors up), but you could hear absolutely everything in the next room. I could hear someone snoring, and also every time they coughed, or moved. That needs to be improved.

The breakfast is good value for Geneva and nice, and checkout as efficient and friendly as check in.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
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Property: Hotel Edelweiss - Manotel Geneva
Address: place de la Navigation 2, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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Region: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva > Wilson
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#24 Business Hotel in Geneva
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Edelweiss - Manotel Geneva 3.5*
Number of rooms: 42
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Discover the Alps in the heart of Geneva. Come to the Hotel Edelweiss and delight in the warmth of an authentic Swiss chalet. Discover our different guest rooms, from standard to family room. You will have the opportunity to discover for diner our Swiss restaurant "l'Edelweiss" offering entertaining programs. Complimentary business centre and Wi-Fi. An iron and ironing board are available upon request. We give you also a free public transportation card during all your stay ... more   less 
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