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Hotel Bristol
Ranked #8 of 106 Hotels in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 23 July 2014

the hotel is located just in front of the lake, in the heart of the city. Very friendly staff, fine room with all facilities, we even had a balcony, the decor is beautiful with antique furniture. Breakfast is good and during the breakfast in the restaurant playing harp. Wi-fi is free, the hotel provides you with free transport tickets for all you staying. Just 10 min walking from the hotel is main train station with direct train to airport. Taxi takes about 25 min and costs 40 CHF to airport, but the train is only 7 min.

Room Tip: we stayed on the top 7 th floor , was very nice.
  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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BristolManager, General Manager at Hotel Bristol, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2014

Dear Guest,

Many thanks for taking the time to share your experience and rating us.
You said everything about the Bristol Geneva!!! Great location, excellent service and elegant comfy rooms...
We look forward to welcoming you during your next stay in Geneva

Kind regards,

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Reviewed 24 June 2014

Unless it had been directly on the water, the location could not have been better. It was about a 30 euro taxi ride from the airport, and 10 euro taxi ride to the train station. It was very convenient to walk out the front door and down the street to the lake and all the touristy things to be found there. The staff was friendly and helpful when it came to arranging transportation, but there was no baby cot available (which is usually standard for a hotel costing $300USD/night). The room was clean, overlooked a quiet park, and the bed was very comfortable. We especially appreciated the electric black out shutters for getting over some jet lag. As expected in Europe, the elevator was teeny tiny and had the doors that required manual opening. The spa menu was tempting, but expensive (120 euro for a one hour massage). We didn't have a negative experience, but neither was it memorable or impressive.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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2  Thank AdventureRN83
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BristolManager, General Manager at Hotel Bristol, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2014

Dear Guest,

We would like to thank you for taking the time to post your comment and for rating us.

We are very happy to learn that you were generally satisfied with your stay at the Bristol Geneva, even if we regret that we did not fulfill all your expectations.
Keep also in mind that public transports are free in Geneva for visitors, which enable to get to the city centre in only 6 minutes by train.

Yours Sincerely.

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Reviewed 18 June 2014

Perfect location - walking distance from trains and central for the city. Almost on the lake and still quiet location. The facilities were excellent, rooms and food to a very high standard and the spa and health and wellbeing, at the end of a busy day was perfect. As others have said all wonderful and the staff were the most friendly and helpful I have ever experienced.
Mother and daughter weekend a big success Thank you

Room Tip: Ask for room over looking the garden
  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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2  Thank Chris M
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BristolManager, Directeur général at Hotel Bristol, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2014

Dear Ladies,

We would like to thank you for taking the time to post your comment on this site, and for rating us.
We are very happy to learn that your stay at the Bristol Geneva was a big success and we look forward to welcoming you in the future.

Kind regards,

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Reviewed 17 June 2014

This hotel is just a block from the Lake and about 3 blocks from the train station. And the Cafe de Paris (best entrecote anywhere) is between the hotel and the train station. It is a beautiful hotel with wonderful rooms, very comfy beds, and excellent service at less than half the price of the 4 Seasons or Beau Rivage (about 400 Swiss francs a night instead of 1000!). You can walk everywhere - to the best shopping, the old town, and just a short walk to catch the boats that go around the lake. We will definately be back.

Room Tip: Ask for a room on the park (not street) side of the hotel.
  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank HelenHS
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BristolManager, Directeur général at Hotel Bristol, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2014

Dear Guest,

Many thanks for taking the time to post your comment and rating us.
We are very proud to count you among our ambassadors and we look forward to welcoming you during your next stay in Geneva!

Kind regards,

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Reviewed 5 June 2014

In Geneva, you cannot do better than the Hotel Bristol. Perfect location, just a short walking distance to the train station, and a half block from the lake and the bridge over to the left bank.
Lovely and elegant with spotlessly clean rooms and main areas. Super comfortable beds, gorgeous towels and bed linens and top of the line bath products make this hotel a gem. Our room faced the park in the back and it was extremely quiet and restful. But it is the staff that truly sets this hotel apart. Everyone was so helpful and courteous, from the front desk staff that offered excellent recommendations, to the charming restaurant and bar staff. The express breakfast is the best deal in the city; a fabulous cup of coffee, fresh croissant and glass of fresh squeezed orange juice for 10 euros. The Four Seasons around the corner might have the cache, but the Hotel Bristol is truly top notch.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Pat W
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BristolManager, Directeur général at Hotel Bristol, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2014

Dear Guest,

We would like to warmly thank you for taking the time to post your comment and share your experience.
It is always rewarding to notice that our guests appreciate our efforts in order to make their stays with us as pleasant as possible.

Yours Sincerely,

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Reviewed 2 June 2014

The hotel is a lovely, "old-school" hotel, in a great location. Walking distance from the train station and just about on the the lake. We had a very nice, spacious, room. There is a nice jacuzzi, sauna, and gym, in the basement. The highlight however, was the staff. Everyone we encountered was genuinely friendly and exceptionally helpful. Would definitely stay at this charming hotel again.

Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
1  Thank MLTWatson
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BristolManager, Directeur général at Hotel Bristol, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2014

Dear Guest,

Many thanks for sharing your experience on this site following your stay with us.
We look forward to welcoming you in the future, and remain at your entire disposal.

Kind regards from Geneva,

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Reviewed 30 May 2014

My Sixth stay in the Hotel Bristol,the hotel is the epitome go genteelness, trifle old fashioned in its way but with old fashion values and old fashion service all of which are exemplary. The hotel is in an excellent location a walk to the train station, to the old town across the bridge and to many restaurants in close proximity. This stay I request the hotel car park, which is by prior reservation, although a kittle more expensive than the parking at Parking des Alpes, it is well worth it, just leave your car behind the hotel in the square give the keys to the Concierge and all is taken care of with a smile. The Rooms are excellent large spacious our rooms this year were at the rear and quieter than last, which faced the main road to the front. Breakfast is a buffet style, plentiful, with excellent staff and gentle music from the lady playing her harp, what a perfect way to start a busy day. The staff have smiles, nothing seems to be any trouble and the service is above reproach. Why would anyone wish to stay in any other hotel in Geneva when the Hotel Bristol is there to serve your every need, it suits me down to the ground, wood panelling and a service that one can only dream of finding today, one is not a room number but a person with a name. I will be there again for the Seventh and Eighth and more stays. You can keep your Hiltons Kempinskis and their like but give me the Hotel Bristol any day for that perfect stay in Geneva for business, pleasure or whatever.

Room Tip: Rooms to the rear are quieter for an excellent night's sleep
  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled on business
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1  Thank David B
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BristolManager, Directeur général at Hotel Bristol, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2014

Dear Guest,

I am grateful that you took the time to share your impressions and feeling following your several stays with us.
Your comment is a reward for our teams' daily commitment. From us all, thank you.
We look forward to welcoming you many other times and remain at your entire disposal.

Kind regards


Xavier Collange

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Additional Information about Hotel Bristol

Address: rue du Mont-Blanc 10, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Luxury Hotel in Geneva
#11 Romantic Hotel in Geneva
#26 Business Hotel in Geneva
Price Range: £177 - £357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Bristol 4.5*
Number of rooms: 110
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set deep in the heart of the city, just steps away from the waterfront and historic Old City attractions, the Bristol offers a discrete refuge for you to retreat back to at any hour, day or night: cocoon in the reassuringly comfortable rooms and suites, hang out at the bar, experience the chef's fresh and innovative fine-dining at Cote Square, or steal away to our Spa and Wellness Centre dedicated exclusively to total relaxation for both body and mind. ... more   less 
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