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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

All the staff very nice, polite and helpful!. The furniture was little bit retro (not sure how intentional it is), but everything was clean and neat. We recieved free public transport passes for all our three days in Geneva as well! I would highly recommend to stay in.

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

Dear Iveta M Nice to receive your comments and that we lived up to your expectations. looking forward to welcoming you back soon Erik Gangsted

santa rosa, ca
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed in Geneva for one night after arriving in Switzerland, and were very happy with Hotel Central. The staff was very friendly and helpful, and moved things around so that we'd have a room ready for us when we arrived several hours before official check in, which was much appreciated after an overnight flight. The room was plain but...

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

Dear blairp Thank you for your detailed description of your stay at Hôtel Central. We were happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hopefully we will be able to welcome you back another time. With best regards Erik Gangsted Hôtel Central

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 15 September 2016

No a/c -- just keep that in mind because it is quite warm in the summer. good location, five minute walk to the bus lines, Lake Geneva's waterfront, Old Town Centre is easy to get to. Continental breakfast brought to room. Staff was helpful. I was upgraded from a bunk room to a twin but had to share a bathroom...

Thank lindapooh829
Erik G, Propriétaire at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear lindapooh829 Thank you for taking the time to write to us. Glad you appreciated the upgrade to a better room. Thank you for letting us know about the wifi. We have contacted our provider who will hopefully sort this out quickly. Geneva is an expensive city with high rents and salaries so Sfr 115.- is real good value for...

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016

A really nice hotel but it is above a office block but it is defo central. Friendly staff which kindly upgrated us to the penthouse apartment which was lovely. Breakfast was delivered to our suite at our request time & was a basic continental breakfast. Can't fault the staff or rooms but we were only there for one night.

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

Dear Carly Glad you enjoyed your stay, albeit short. Look forward to welcoming you back another time. Erik Gangsted Hôtel Central

Drammen, Norway
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The hotel is quite central (in old town). We were upgraded to Apartment from Quadruple (4 beds) bed room. Staff is friendly and precise in communicating. Apartment is very spacious with a big living hall, 2 bed rooms, Kitchen and bathroom. It is very clean and tidy. As it is very hot in Switzerland, they provided table fan for each...

Thank lax2519
Erik G, Propriétaire at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear lax2519 So happy to read your comments...makes it all worth while. Glad you and your family enjoyed the stay...your comments have been mentioned to the staf...much appreciated! With best regards Erik Gangsted

Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Hotel Central was well located for connections to the bus, railwaystation, Protestant Church historical sites, and river. The rooms were old, but comfortable. We had a triple with two bathrooms! Breakfast is brought to your room on a tray, and you eat at your own table. A few blocks away is the bus stop for Busses 4 and 8 which...

Thank SandraD7
Erik G, Propriétaire at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear SandraD7 Thank you for your positive comments about the hotel. There is actually a lot to see here. F.ex. Geneva was the city where Protestantisme, Calvinisme and so on started in Europe and it is all located right behind the hotel in the old town...the whole watch making history etc....shame you missed that. Thank you again Erik Gangsted Hôtel...

Lahore, Pakistan
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Great Location. Very convenient to get to and from the Train Station or the airport. Commercial area very close by, Lake Geneva and the flower clock walking distance. Very small room and even smaller bathroom. Very basic breakfast. I would recommend it for travellers with limited budget

Thank Mohsin54792
Erik G, Propriétaire at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Mohsin54792 Thank you for taking the time to write to us and we were happy to learn that we lived up to your expectations of a good location, basic room and breakfast at a value for money tarif. Look forward to welcoming you back another time. With best regards Erik Gangsted Hôtel Central

Reviewed 22 July 2016

Slightly quirky checking in on the 4th floor but very friendly staff and the twin room we had reminded me of a backpacker hotel but it was clean and for Geneva prices it was very cheap. There is no dining room and breakfast is served in your room.

1Thank Dave H
Erik G, Propriétaire at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Dave H Glad you enjoyed your stay. Good value is what we try to be....your staff comments have been passed on to them and they thank you. Hopefully we can welcome you back another day. With best regards Erik Gangsted Hôtel Central

Torquay, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Hotel Central is in a great position in the old town of Geneva just one street away from the main shopping street and 2 mins from the Lake. It is a fast 6 min free train ride from the airport with a 10 min easy walk from the railway station. I booked this hotel based on location and price, it...

1Thank Julie S
Erik G, Propriétaire at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Julie S Thank you for taking the time to put on paper your feelings about your stay. So pleased it was an enjoyable stay for you and we look forward to seeing you back here soon. With best regards Erik Gangsted Hotel Central

Ellensburg, Washington
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Interesting location near lots of stores. It was very nice having two complete bathrooms in our quad room. Perhaps not the best choice for four adults as two of the beds were bunk beds, but it was affordable (for Geneva) and reasonably located. Breakfast was brought to our room. The food was fine but minimal, standard continental with no extras....

Thank Tink-n-Peter
Erik G, Propriétaire at Hotel Central, responded to this review

Dear Tink-n-Peter Our family rooms are really made for 2 adults and 2 kids, as per the photos with the 2 sets of bed types hence the competitive price...sorry for 2 of you having to sleep in a bunk bed! For your next stay may we recommend an apartment with 2 sets of "normal" beds. Happy to hear you enjoyed...

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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 

Additional Information about Hotel Central

Address: rue de la Rotisserie 2, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva > Cité
Price Range: $131 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Central 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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