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“Basic hotel with friendly staff”
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Excelsior
Ranked #60 of 109 Hotels in Geneva
Reviewed 28 December 2012

A nice if not exceptional hotel in the city center close to the train station and walking distance from the old town. I had a single room facing the street. The room was tiny but clean, and there was not too much noise. The bed was ok and wi-fi worked well. Breakfast was a bit limited, but got me going. The only lift was small, slow and old-fashioned so it was easier and faster to take the stairs (my room was on third floor). The staff was helpful and friendly. All in all a good small hotel, although I would not call the rate good - but then Geneva is an expensive city.

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 1 December 2012

Right opposite manor, staff excellent.very nice hotel although the rooms are quite small.tv channels only in french.very close to the train station and the bus to the direction of the airport and BIT whiche were my destinations when i was in Geneva

Stayed: November 2012, travelled on business
Thank Nthabeleng M
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Reviewed 20 November 2012

Actually, this is a good hotel in the very city center, just 3 minutes walk from the train station. The hotel is nothing exceptional, however, clean, tidy and very well located. The room is quite small and simple, but all right for one guest. So is the bathroom.
The breakfast offers an adequate variety of good quality food and drinks.
To sum up: recommendable, especially for someone looking for a decent standard in such an extremely overpriced city as Geneva is.

Stayed: November 2012, travelled on business
Thank Vannegen
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Reviewed 18 November 2012

The hotel is decent and very clean. The single room is a bit gloomy and very cold, but correct.
I came in late at night from the airport, and the receptionist - a man- was really nice.

The following day, the lady at the reception was rude, and barely answering when i was asking for the checkout. She had a cold and distant attitude to every guest, a bit surprising for the nice smiling people you always see in Geneva. The location nonetheless is perfect, a few meters away from Manor, and very close to Cornavin station. Had it not been for Ms. Angry, it would not have been all that bad.

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 13 November 2012 via mobile

3 stars hotel nearby train station and main bus lines. Small but nice breakfast room. Decent rooms with quite old furniture. Nice personnel. Many places where to eat in the surroundings. Good price value for Geneva.

  • Stayed: October 2012
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Reviewed 9 November 2012

You wouldn't guess from outside, but this is a well-run and friendly establishment. The rooms are not large, and my single bed was against the wall, but everything was sparkling and clean.

The wifi worked (a power socket near the table would be nice) and the breakfast consisted of a reasonable selection of good quality items.

Centrally placed, the hotel is down a side street, which is a distinct advantage in this area,

I'll be back, I expect.

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 5 November 2012

States at the Excelsior for three nights in a group of eight. Rooms are ok value, nothing luxurious but neat and tidy. If you can get a room at the front of the hotel - rooms at back face onto a very gloomy boarded up yard! Location is good at circa 3 min walk to the bridges that split the new town from the old.

  • Stayed: October 2012
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Additional Information about Excelsior

Address: rue Rousseau 34, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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Ranked #60 of 109 Hotels in Geneva
Price Range: £84 - £251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Excelsior 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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