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rue de la Vallee 1, Geneva 1204 Switzerland See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

This hotel is a very good two star B&B! Pros: Great breakfast - croissants were delicious, always a great selection of fruit, pastries, meat, cheese, etc Outstanding location - walk to the lake and buses or trams to CERN or to visit the UN Friendly...More

1  Thank Mighty_Mouse50
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Geneva hotels are very expensive. This hotel is good value for money for Geneva and the location in the old town is wonderful; access from the airport is really easy as you just take the No.10 bus from the airport to Rive then it's a...More

3  Thank hf_sydney
Reviewed 7 June 2015

This property is clean and otherwise completely adequate and it's cool that your money goes to support the Salvation Army. The breakfast was great, delicious with lots of options, and the roof terrace was a nice place to chill out. Rooms were so-so but the...More

1  Thank Sidavouq
Reviewed 22 May 2015

My son booked this hotel for me upon my arrival to Geneva at the start of a trip through Switzerland and France. It was very easy to get to from the airport. The very friendly staff at the hotel had been in touch with me...More

Thank Christine5112013
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

Doing geneva on a budget is not the best way to enjoy all of its charms. However it is possible to have a budget and enjoy the city. This hotel is located in the old town which is the best place to stay. There is...More

6  Thank planiggy
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The Bel'Espérance is a very charming hotel situated in a perfect place - in the city centre at the door to the old town and only some steps away from the lake.The Bel'EspéranceA pleasure to stay,happiness to come back!

Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Hidden Gems - Rules-Based, Mid-range, Centrally Located, Quiet
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
US$116 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
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SwitzerlandCanton of GenevaGeneva
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7 July 2017|
Response from squinty_lemon |
I emailed them in advance and they had a fan waiting for me in my room when I checked in. I think you can just ask for one.
7 July 2017|
Response from Laura F | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't hot when I was there so I'm not sure-- sorry!
Room Tips
"There is an elevator but it is very slow and it was much faster to go up and down the stairs (not with the..."
24 Jun 2018
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"A higher room may be a better option."
17 Apr 2018
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"request a higher floor and bring some earplugs :)"
4 Mar 2018
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"If there are two of you, ask for a two bedroom."
18 Jul 2017
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