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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Ok so my room was a little on the small side, and yes the decor was a bit dated, but in a city as expensive as Geneva this is a great place to stay. The location is perfect for the cathedral, main shopping areas, and museums, and the rate was very reasonable. Breakfast was a good spread of cereal, breads,...

2Thank Tom P
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a simple hotel in the old city. The room was clean (although smelled a bit damp). The shower was great and the bed firm and comfortable. The room had a small balcony, which was nice and there was also a roof terrace, although the weather did not cooperate to use this during my visit. The breakfast was standard...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is not a high-end hotel. There is no fancy art on the walls - that type of thing. However, the room is immaculate and comfortable, with a small terrace with chairs. There is also a rooftop terrace. Breakfast was excellent. Location was perfect - a few blocks to the lake and a couple blocks to the historic center. If...

1Thank Kathy E
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 October 2016

great location in old city of Geneva, near museums and shopping and transportation. walking distance to many attractions. Common kitchen and rooftop are attractions. Rooms are clean and neat. breakfast is fine.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great adjoining rooms were immaculate and the two sleeping areas were divided by the bathroom. Regret we only had one day/night there, but we'd definitely return to this prime location. Each room had a balcony, one side overlooking a beautiful flower shop. Upper terrace would be good on a day that was less windy. Desk staff was very friendly and...

Thank Cynthia G
Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Situated in the old town of Geneva this place will surprise you, it's listed as two stars but fees much much nicer, whilst it's a simple hotel, the room I had 407 had a great balcony overlooking the cathedral with two chairs to relax, very clean and good beds, I would recommend as its such a great location and a...

Thank paulbe39
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Cute little hotel, Maybe a bit small for tall people but all in all clean, modern and gr8 staff. Thank you Melody for letting me check out an hour later. I will be back for sure but on holiday next time to I can enjoy the beautiful area. Only 5 minutes walk from the lake and bud stops...

Thank cz75malki
West Lafayette IN
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This very basic hotel is nicely located in the Old part of town. It is a short walk to the bus that goes to the airport and is near many shops and restaurants. No air conditioning but on our last day we discovered that they had fans which helped. Our room was large enough for a desk and a table...

Thank azogal
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is my second visit. The hotel is right in the old city, less than 5 minutes from even the furthest bus or tram stop, close to many restaurants, and surrounded by old & interesting historic buildings. Of course summer in Switzerland (even in early September) is an interesting season, but on hot days, most hotels tend to struggle with...

Thank Francois B
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent - a great choice when in Geneva! Location, rooms, cleanliness, service, breakfast were all wonderful. And best of all you are contributing to a good cause by staying there. Don't miss the rooftop terrace!

Thank elli y

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bel'Esperance

Address: rue de la Vallee 1, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva
Price Range: RM652 - RM908 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bel'Esperance 2*
Number of rooms: 39
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“Avoid the highest floor - shared with an appartment....”
MichelG52, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get adjoining rooms! Great option for privacy and togetherness!”
460cynthiag, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The whole area seemed to be quiet at night.”
SubaROOboy, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The cathedral clock chimes up to midnight and from early morning. Its very pretty but could be disturbing”
kathleenc372, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Know if you are on the courtyard”
fhungolfer, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
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