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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 20 November 2012

I found this hotel after searching on the trip advisor. Yes, it is basic , but it hasa great location, its clean and has a nice old charm in the lounge area. Charlotte took my booking over the phone and I have never received a quicker confirmation via email before ! As another reviewer mentioned , there is a church...

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Marseille, France
Reviewed 10 November 2012

Nothing special to expect. It is clean, rooms are smallish, and breakfast what you expect. There is free wireless that works well enough. It is conveniently located, at the end of bus line 10, which comes from the airport (Stop Rive). Note that when you exit the luggage area in the airport, there are machines giving you free tickets to...

Thank icbernard
Leuven, Belgium
Reviewed 7 November 2012

When you are looking for a simple, no frills place to stay in Genève, this is good value for money. We stayed for three nights. Breakfast was decent, although I missed some eggs. Only the first day we found some hard boiled eggs at the buffet. The buffet offered a limited choice, but everything was nice and fresh. The room...

Thank CarolienBAC
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 5 November 2012

A pleasant place, very friendly staff, a place to withdraw from the bustling of the city. Has more soul than many of the larger fancy hotels. In the old part of town, so there are many nice restaurants and coffee shops within minutes to walk, which is very nice. Good connection to the railway station and the UN (direct bus...

Thank Stonelli
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 4 November 2012

This hotel is ideal if you are looking for a good location in Geneva. Rooms are quite small but comfortable and clean. There are no tea/coffee facilities but you can buy your own supplies and use the shared kitchen. Kitchen can be used to cook meals if you are on a budget. Staff friendly and will answer questions whenever asked....

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 4 November 2012

Stayed in Bel Esperance for a business trip. The rooms were decent and the staff was friendly. Breakfast is run of the mill but considering the price it was good value for money. There's a common place to cook and store food. It was right smack in the old town, but a bit far from Place des Nations and Gare...

Thank mithrandir2006
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 November 2012

We spent 5 days, in October, here and were quite comfortable. The room was simple and comfortable with a great bed, small desk, tiny but functional shower, 2 balconies (too high up for me to use). WiFi worked well. When the room lights were first turned on, they were very dim but quickly brightened up sufficiently. Towels, etc. were great...

Thank Tom c
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2012

We were on a short family break. The location is excellent, being in the old town made the main tourist attractions easy to reach on foot. The trams/bus are free and only two streets away ( the number 10 tram takes you all the way back to the airport). The united nations is worth visiting.Take the number 15 tram. You...

Thank Joanne J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 26 October 2012

The Bel'Esperance claims two stars (Swiss) and that is probably about right for this hotel created by the Salvation Army to put up the Salvation Army lassies voluneering for the cause. On the other hand, it is clean, the breakfast is OK, and it is in a terrific location in the old town part of the city, so it is...

Thank BobFran_11
San Francisco
Reviewed 26 October 2012

I was in Geneva to visit colleagues at the University. They put me up here and apologized for the overall low quality of inexpensive hotels in the city (or I guess you could say the extreme cost of good ones). This was far from the worst place I've stayed in, it was clean and basically comfortable, but it felt very...

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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: RM679 - RM1,155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bel'Esperance 2*
Number of rooms: 39
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“Get adjoining rooms! Great option for privacy and togetherness!”
 of 5 bubbles 460cynthiag, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The whole area seemed to be quiet at night.”
 of 5 bubbles SubaROOboy, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The cathedral clock chimes up to midnight and from early morning. Its very pretty but could be disturbing”
 of 5 bubbles kathleenc372, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Know if you are on the courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles fhungolfer, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Room on third floor, lefthand side of passage from lift opened onto balcony of room adjacent. Rooms across passage might have better view.”
 of 5 bubbles RDTravel2015, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
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