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Hotel Les Arcades

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This is a very nice hotel and I would book it again. Here is why. It is a small cosy hotel at the very centre of Geneva. No particular luxury, but with everything you may need while staying at the hotel. This of course in case you are not originally looking for luxury. Before arrival, the hotel sent to me...

Thank Samira S
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Kept awake on 3 consecutive nights by noise from machine whirring and buzzing somewhere in the middle of the hotel. I'm at a loss how anyone gets a nights sleep here. Room was shabby, towels ancient - at the least the staff were friendly.

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 6 November 2015

This hotel is everything I didn't expect being a veteran of Geneva hotels : friendly with big rooms, excellent service, an excellent breakfast buffet, quiet and well located. I would definately recommend any visitors to Geneva to stay here. It is not only well priced but a welcoming, well located hotel.

2Thank Korshka
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Located across from the train station with lots of places to ear nearby. The rooms are old but clean and comfortable. Staff are helpful and breakfast is good enough. A big downside is the exceptionally slow wifi connection. By Geneva standards this is a bargain.

Thank ajuniaxis
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I was in Geneva on this trip for nearly two weeks. I have stayed at nearly 10 other locations in Geneva over the last 15 years so have a good feel for the town. I made a last minute reservation at a very busy time so was glad to get a decently priced hotel. I dreaded the noise, which I...

1Thank 775junel
Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed 17 October 2015

I had just one night in Geneva, and needed an inexpensive hotel not far from the bus station, as I had an early one to catch next morning. I think that from my research Les Arcades was the best choice, and now from experience it certainly wasn't a bad one. It's located literally across the street from the rail station,...

Thank DottoreGianni
Maastricht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Basic but very functional hotel managed by a Chinese family. Pros: - Just in front of the train station - Comfortable beds and pillows - Good breakfast. Nespresso machine, fresh bread and fruits. - Free WiFi that works well Cons - Dated furniture - Little privacy as lobby and breakfast room is just in the middle of the corridor where...

2Thank Biff-Maja
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Had one night at this hotel. Opposite the station. Everyone very friendly and helpful.Nice to have a bath as well as a shower. Breakfast okay. Very hot and humid when I was there. Had to have windows closed as noisy (although windows sealed this out very effectively). Fan helped although room rather airless

Thank Carol T
Damascus, Syria
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

If you want to feel Home book at this Hotel, I think this is a family business Hotel, so you feel family worm at this hotel with the staff. The hotel is in the heart of Geneva just cross the road and you are in the central train station, and just 5 minutes walk to Geneva lake and fountain. The...

Thank Nadim A
La Rochelle
Reviewed 18 August 2015

This hotel makes women feel at home. The manager has a very good taste and decorated rooms and commun spaces in a very nice way. All is good in this hotel, staff very helpful and specially the choice of fruits for breakfast very wide. The hotel should get at least 3 stars, Highly recommended:

Thank KastafioreLaRochelle

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hotel is located opposite Cornavin train station and close to all public transportation, within 10 minutes by bus to all International Organisations, and walking distance to the lake and Old City. Friendly and cosy atmosphere. A complimentary nice continental breakfast is offered by the hotel. Free WIFI ... more   less 

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Address: place de Cornavin 14-16, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva > Cornavin
Price Range: $129 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Les Arcades 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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“take a room as far as possible from the reception”
easterndaze, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Just don't book here”
218edwardb, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“My room faced the busy train station and was totally tranquil”
Korshka, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the train station if you open windows at night.”
775junel, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Request a quiet room, at the back of the hotel.”
mbbowraville, 18 Jan 2015 | Read review
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