You know how you long sometimes to find a charming old fashioned place, not too expensive, with character and a staff with humanity? Look no further than this charming two story small hotel close to the Cornavin train station in the quartier called Les Paquis. I don't know if you can wander around here late at night, however. Like most areas around train stations it attracts both elegant travelers and riff raff. So as is true in all of Europe, keep your wits about you as to being pick pocketed, leaving your mobile phone laying about in outdoor cafes, and having your purse grabbed. Just like in London, Rome, Berlin, Paris, you just have to be attentive. But this quartier is very beautiful, charming really, and in the heart of the Geneva Centre. Many buses, the train, and full of life, cafes, bistros, restaurants and plenty of places by foot.
My single room is very clean, the decor is cosy and comforting and elegant like old Switzerland. Just what I wanted. It is quite quiet overlooking a long interior courtyard and I adore it. The staff is very kind, knowledgeable and helpful. The breakfast is included and is the best free breakfast I have ever had in a hotel, with big fresh slices of pineapple, melon, halves of kiwi fruit. All kinds of high quality fruit juice. Scrambled eggs and bacon. Waffles, madeleines, croissant, fresh bed, butter, jam, all kinds of cheeses and cold cuts in a cooler with shelves, delicious coffee and all kinds of teas, all self serve in the charmingly appointed dining room with its dark wood, heavy wood tables and modern leather chairs. . The dining area is right in front with view on the little street off Rue des Alpes and very close to the famous Quai Mont Blanc. I booked through booking.com and got a really good rate for the quality of this place, about a third of the normal price!!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 3 Star hotel, recently renovated, perfect central location, all rooms non smoking with air condition and free Wi-Fi wireless internet. A rich buffet breakfast is included in the price as well as all tax and service. ... more less
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