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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Affordable hotel with a wonderful staff. The bed was very comfortable. Breakfast is delivered to the room. There was a small table,but the only socket.was in the bathroom I needed to sit at a table and use my computer, but it was impossible. I had to move a chair into the bathroom and put my computer on the toilet.

2Thank Ann G
Erik G, Propriétaire at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Ann G Thank you for your comments and glad you enjoyed your stay. Very surprised to read about the lack of sockets as there are quite a few in the room. Thank you again and wishing you a great week Erik Gangsted Hôtel Central

Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Though courteous staff and nice location, try if you can give it a miss.. room was very small and the fact that you enter via bathroom in the room is just too much. Breakfast is more of a hostel type rather than a hotel.

Thank Abhishek P
Erik G, Propriétaire at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Abhishek P We have noted your comments. Yes it is a small room but also a "small" price with a free continental breakfast which is served in the comfort of your room and includes hot drink, orange juice, roll and croissant and butter and jam...not bad for a 2 star hotel! We do have bigger rooms, appartements and studios...but...

Paarl, South Africa
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We were in Geneva for a one night stopover so we decided to not stay in an expensive hotel as we were just passing through. We were pleasantly surprised however! We were a family of 5 staying in a room, but it was clean and spacious enough to accommodate us and our luggage and also had 2 en suite (albeit...

Thank SABlackburns
Erik G, Propriétaire at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear SABlackburns Thank you for your review and we were happy to learn you and your family enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back soon again. With best regards Erik Gangsted Hôtel Central

Reviewed 12 January 2017

The staff were very friendly during both check-in and check-out. Furthermore you were offered breakfast brought to your room as well as a Geneva transportation Card for the duration of your stay. However, the walls are paper-thin, I could hear everything that went on in the rooms around me as well as the Tram from the street. This seriously harmed...

Thank CHenriksen
Erik G, Propriétaire at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear CHenriksen Thank you for your comments and we were glad that the hotel and staff lived up to your expectations. Being located in the center of town has lots of advantages but also disadvantages like noise from the street. Sorry to hear that you were disturbed during your sleep. With best regards Erik Gangsted Hôtel Central

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Stayed here one night as we passed through Geneva. What a modern hotel, the rooms are super cleaned and everything you need is around the area. Was great to have the train station right behind the hotel, although it never woke us up! The view is breathtaking and very relaxing. Negative note about this hotel; they dont have a double,...

1Thank Anthony I
Erik G, Propriétaire at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Anthony I Thank you for your feedback and glad you enjoyed your stay. Not sure what you mean...the train station is 10 minutes on foot away and we do have plenty of double bedded rooms? Wishing you a wonderful 2017. Erik Gangsted Hôtel Central

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Small rooms, can hear what's going on in the corridors and the next door. Tiny, cubical rooms! No parking area, right in the centre of town- easy walking around. Reception on the 6th floor and rooms below, breakfast in bedrooms and the staff very welcoming, charming and polite

2Thank Natasha T
Erik G, Propriétaire at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Natasha T Thank you for your comments. Free parking in the street from 19.00 to 08.00 in the morning. Otherwise two parking houses near by. Yes many of our rooms are small but we do have larger rooms, studios and appartements if you so wish. We look forward to welcoming you back here again. With best regards Erik Gangsted...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We booked a 2 bedroom apartment for us and our 17/20 yr old kid, and initially thought this hotel was expensive, and at face value it appears that way. However, the extras make this an extremely convenient and great value hotel: - breakfast included, delivered to our room each morning at time of our choice - very spacious - separate...

Thank Dave B
Erik G, Propriétaire at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Dave B Your review makes it all worth while as a hotelier. Thank you for taking the time to write to us such a detailed review...this will certainly help others in situating the hotel. Thank you again and wishing you and your family a Happy Christmas where ever you are. With best wishes Erik Gangsted Hôtel Central

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Stayed at this hotel twice on my trip. Booked both stays before leaving on the trip. The location is great - right in the heart of the city on the edge of Old Town. The staff were incredibly helpful and pleasant. The room was basic, but clean, tidy and comfortable. I had a bathroom down the hall that I shared...

Thank KathyT440
Erik G, Propriétaire at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear KathyT440 Thank you for your pleasant comments and we were glad you enjoyed your stay. Yes being in the centre of town has disadvantages as it has advantages. Look forward to seeing you here again Erik Gangsted Hôtel Central

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived geneva by train from paris. We got lost at first, took the wrong bus. Try to get a tram or bus that stops at bel air, from there the hotel is about 10 mins walking distance. We booked standard room, but was upgraded to a way bigger room (thank you so much! It was lovely!) . Breakfast will...

Thank sheilamran
Erik G, Propriétaire at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear sheilamran Lovely to hear you enjoyed your stay and we hope to be able to welcome you or your friends back here again in the not too distant future. Do not hesitate to contact us if we can be of help. With best regards Erik Gangsted Hôtel Central

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Whilst staying in Geneva on business, I was struggling to find any available hotel rooms due to multiple conventions in Geneva but Hotel Central saved me from having to spend £800 a night! We booked apartment 44 which had two bedrooms, living room/kitchen and bathroom - all fully equipped with everything you need. Reception is several floors up but the...

Thank SarahL8732
Erik G, Propriétaire at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear SarahL8732 Thank you for your detailed description of your stay with us. Happy you enjoyed your stay in one of our 6 serviced appartements and hope to be able to welcome you back soon. Wishing you a wonderful end to the week. Erik Gangsted Hôtel Central

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We look forward to welcoming you to our family-owned hotel in the heart of Geneva, at the foot of the Old Town, and a 3-minute walk from the lake. All rooms, studios and apartments are equipped with cable TV, DVD player, free WiFi/Broadband, telephone and fax/modem socket. Inclusive continental breakfast served in all rooms and apartments.Both short-term and long-term stays are welcome. ... more   less 

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Address: rue de la Rotisserie 2, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva > Cité
Price Range: €90 - €180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Central 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Central Hotel Geneva
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Geneva
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“If there's a room that keeps you away from the near-by night club, ask for that.”
KathyT440, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
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“I knew Switzerland was going to be expensive but be prepared to pay €180 for a family of four basic meal!”
661carlyj, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“get a travel pass at reception for free public transport including water taxi”
236daveh, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Look at the pictures of the rooms, they are very accurate! Small double is very small (but very cheap)”
68JulieS, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
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