The hotel has an ideal location as it is just 3 minutes walking away from the train station and the Geneva lake. There are a lot of shops around it and also eateries. But that could be a problem.
There is a bar just below the hotel and people sit outside and chat aloud up to midnight. The hotel windows, and the walls, pass the slightest noise, including the squeaking of the bed of your top floor neighbor. And since the rooms have no air conditioning, (just one small table fan is provided), so you need to keep the windows open.
On Aug 3, at about 3 a.m. I jolted awake by screaming coming from outside. It was, I assume, a brawl between a guy and a semi-naked lady in French. The police arrived and after 15 minutes, quite awkwardly, managed to arrest and take them away. Surely the noise had nothing to do with the hotel but its road side location carries a high risk of bad sleep for guests.
To be fair, the room and bathroom, though small, were clean and the service and breakfast was satisfactory. And the price looks reasonable. They even give you a free travel pass around Geneva for the duration of your stay.
So unless you are someone who wanders around the city till midnight and when comes back, can easily sleep in a noise high area, you have to look for somewhere else.
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