Excelsior Geneva Hotel

34 Rue Rousseau, Geneva, Switzerland  show map
 3 stars
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Excelsior Geneva Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

Pets allowed

Overview

The family owned Excelsior Geneva Hotel offers classic accommodation overlooking Lake Geneva. Since 1946, it has been a prominent hotel in the center of Geneva.

Many Geneva sights, including Eglise Russe, La Parfumerie Theatre & Grand Cafe and UNOG - Palais des Nations are 20 minutes away from the hotel. A 5-minute walk will take you to Jet d'Eau, Notre Dame Basilica and Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

The hotel offers ideal location close to lakes.

It lies only 300 meters away from Genève train station. This hotel is ideally located close to Geneve-cointrin airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 50 rooms featuring cable TV, a writing desk, a minibar, heating and Wi-Fi as well as tiled bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and a bathtub.

Eat

A complimentary continental breakfast is available in the large dining room.

Services

Guests can make use of 24-hour security, dry cleaning and wake up service as well as a safe deposit box, a garage and currency exchange.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms   54.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • No wheelchair access
  • Elevator

Services

  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Room view

  • City view
  • Courtyard view
  • Street view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer on request

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 10 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of CHF 30 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of CHF 30 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

34 Rue Rousseau, Geneva, Switzerland

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City Center
  • Geneva
    1.1km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Gare de Cornavin
    300 m
  • Gare de Genève-Sécheron
    1.7km
Bus stop
  • 300 m
Restaurants
  • Terroirific (cuisine: Wine Bar, Tapas, Spanish)
    200 m
  • Le Pradier (cuisine: Swiss)
    220 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    54

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or 1 Twin bed
Size: 19m2
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
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    Bed type: 3 Single beds
    Size: 25m2
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      Bed type: Double Bed
      Size: 25m2
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        How to reach hotel

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        Hotel Address:

        34 Rue Rousseau, Geneva, Switzerland

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Geneva
          1.1km
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Gare de Cornavin
          300 m
        • Gare de Genève-Sécheron
          1.7km
        Bus stop
        • 300 m
        Restaurants
        • Terroirific (cuisine: Wine Bar, Tapas, Spanish)
          200 m
        • Le Pradier (cuisine: Swiss)
          220 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of rooms:
          54

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        Excelsior Geneva Hotel Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • BAGHERY'S fondeée en 1984 - 200 m
        • lake parade - 300 m
        • Hafen Genf - 500 m
        • cathédrale saint pierre - 800 m
        • Bains des Pâquis - 900 m
        • Ausstellung Arnold Odermatt bei Simon Studer Art - 900 m
        • Jet d'Eau - 900 m

        Popular areas

        • La SIP - 1.0km

        Places of interest

        • Musée d'Art Moderne - 1.0km

        Train stations

        Shopping areas

        • Shopping Area Geneve - 600 m

        Amusement

        • Central-Cinéma - 100 m
        • Billard de Plainpalais - 900 m

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Geneva Town hall - 900 m

        Museums

        • Batiment des Forces Motrices(BFM) - 600 m

        Theaters

        • ARTISTES ET PROMOTION Sàrl - 600 m
        • AMARPROD Sàrl - 900 m

        Local Attractions

        • Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle) - 1.5km
          1 Route de Malagnou, Geneva
        • Eglise Russe - 1.6km
          18 Rue De Beaumont, Geneva
        • UNOG - Palais des Nations - 2.1km
          8 - 14 avenue de la Paix 1211 Geneva 10, Geneva
        • Musee d'Histoire des Sciences - 1.6km
          Parc de La Perle du Lac, Geneva
        • Musee Ariana - 2.0km
          10 av. de la Paix, Geneva

        Near the hotel

        • Mont Blanc - 360 m
          Switzerland
        • Schtroumph Buildings - 680 m
          23-29 rue Louis Favre, Geneva
        • Espace Rousseau - 760 m
          Grand-Rue 40, Geneva
        • Musee International de la Reforme - 820 m
          4 rue du Cloitre, Geneva
        • Barbier-Mueller Museum (Musee Barbier-Mueller) - 680 m
          Rue Jean-Calvin, 10, Geneva
        • Le Musee Rath - 700 m
          Place Neuve, Geneva
        • Maison Tavel - 780 m
          6 rue du Puits-St-Pierre, Geneva

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Terroirific - 200 m

          Address: new address at the beginning of 2014
          Phone: 0041774915103

          86% likes this, based on 44 reviews
          Cuisine: Wine Bar, Tapas, Spanish, Soups
          Price Range: GBP 8 - GBP 23

        • Le Bistrot de Charlotte - 260 m

          Address: Place des Bergues 3
          Phone: 0227318181

          67% likes this, based on 92 reviews
          Cuisine: Bistro
          Price Range: GBP 26 - GBP 48

        • Rasoi by Vineet at Mandarin Oriental, Geneva - 360 m

          Address: Quai Turrettini 1
          Phone: +41 22 909 00 06

          86% likes this, based on 112 reviews
          Cuisine: Indian

        • Le Pradier - 220 m

          Address: Rue Pradier 6

          67% likes this, based on 17 reviews
          Cuisine: Swiss

        • Il Lago at The Four Seasons Hotel - 320 m

          Address: 33, Quai des Bergues
          Phone: 41 (22) 908 70 00

          76% likes this, based on 103 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian, Contemporary
          Price Range: GBP 23 - GBP 93

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of rooms:
          54

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        Excelsior Geneva Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Excelsior Geneva Hotel

        Average guest rating

        7.6out of 10
        Excellent
        Based on 622 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        9.3
        Rooms
        7.3
        Service
        9.3
        Value
        7.3
        Dining
        7.3

        Individual guest reviews

        • Single
          9.2

          All the staffs were so friendly and helpful which was great.

          It was rather quite noisy. One could hear everything what is happening outside the room/in the corridor. And the quality was breakfast was really disappointing. They provided old croissants. Breakfast service too poor to believe that I am staying in a swiss three-star. Nevertheless I would say that the hotel is fine for short-stay, business travellers.

        • Single
          5.8

          You can get what you pay for - clean and tidy room + WiFi connection

          Their breakfast was poor and the area was a little noisy at night.

        • Single
          10.0

          Room was nice. Breakfast was much better than I was expecting....lots of variety for a continental! Excellent central location close to train station (I was walking) and to the lakeside walk. Only had half a day in city.

        • Single
          8.8

          Exhibited at event in Palexpo

        • Single
          7.0

          Situation was very good

          Room was ok, sort of basic but for Geneva not bad.

        • Single
          7.8

          Very clean room. Check-in was easy. The breakfast was good.

          The rooms can be very noisy with street noise and noise form teh hallway.

        • Single
          7.0

          near bus and railways stations.Good breakfast

          Rooms are too small, Could have cable TV

        • Single
          8.2

          The staff were helpful and polite. The location is excellent, right near Cornavin railway station, which means that you can take a (cheap) train from the airport and arrive within a city block from the hotel ten minutes later, stroll across the bridge and enjoy a beer near the lake, and take a tram or bus to wherever you need to go in the city using your free public transport courtesy of the hotel. When in your room or at breakfast, you can use the free WiFi.

          The only two minuses I found were that the single bed was a bit small for my 1m92 (6'4") - but this is a problem I encounter wherever I go - that the general look of the hotel was a bit too 1970s for my taste and that some of the upholstery in the breakfast room needs to be replaced. But overall, for a quick business trip that doesn't break the bank, I would highly recommend the Excelsior.

        • Single
          9.2

          Very centrally located in Geneva's city centre, also with good transport connections; busses, trams and main train station are all just a couple of minutes away. The hotel itself is clean and comfortable.

          Some people may be put off by the noise that travels up at night time from the bars and restaurants in the street.

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          The Excelsior was a clean comfortable hotel and centrally located. Train station only a short walk away, shopping all around and the Lake at the bottom of the street.

        • Single
          5.4

          Sheets and bed were very clean. Free pass for public transportation rather than booking a taxi.

          Very noisy: 1. I woke up because I thought that someone was taking a shower in my bathroom while it was in my neighboor's room. 2. I switched off the fridge in the room because of the noise. 3. I kept the window closed because of the noise from teh streets and did not sleep well beacuse too warm and not enough fresh air. Breakfast quality is poor. In general terms, very expensive for what it is (especially that I had an upgrade of my room).

        • Single
          9.4

          It was convenient to the buses and train and shopping. The staff was helpful and the breakfasts good. And the price was very good for Geneva.

        • Single
          10.0

          I was very impressed with Hotel Excelsior. I've stayed in several hotels in the center of Geneva for access to the airport the next morning and this was the best one. Convenient location close to Cornavin station. Nice breakfast. Very clean and comfortable.

        • Group of friends
          8.8

          Clean, great location 3 minutes walk from the train and bus. Friendly and helpful staff.

          Single beds, not enough hanging space for clothes.

        • Couple
          7.0

          Very good location, close to train station and Geneva lake. Very clean hotel too.

          Was not aware that the hotel room was without aircon or heater so it ended up a little stuffy at night.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Excelsior Geneva Hotel Geneva location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        34 Rue Rousseau, Geneva, Switzerland

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Geneva
          1.1km
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Gare de Cornavin
          300 m
        • Gare de Genève-Sécheron
          1.7km
        Bus stop
        • 300 m
        Restaurants
        • Terroirific (cuisine: Wine Bar, Tapas, Spanish)
          200 m
        • Le Pradier (cuisine: Swiss)
          220 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of rooms:
          54

        Hotel Awards

        SwissHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedGenevaExcelsior Geneva Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Hotels Recommended by Guests in Switzerland

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