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Hotel Les Arcades

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Reviewed 24 September 2011

The location is terrific (right across from the train station). The breakfast is wonderful (eggs, meat, bread, fruits, juice, coffee/tea, cheese). Free wifi, although a sign at the desk says not to watch movies online. Good service. Room is neat. Couple of English channels on TV (CNN, BBC Entertainment). Bathroom is fine. Unorthodox arrangement--there's no lobby. You emerge from your...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 14 September 2011

The best part about this hotel is its location, just opposite to the rail station, 10 - 15 min walk to the lake, restuarants and cafes were located at the backside of the hotel, the grocey / supermarket such as the Migros / Denner were in the next block. The staff were very helpful. The room and bathroom was small...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 13 September 2011

The hotel is a very well located just in front of Cornavin railway Station. The hotel only takes one floor of a building, so it is not a whole building by itself. The floor layout is designed with a empty central space and all the rooms around it. The empty central space is where tables for breakfast are located and...

1Thank Osseja_01
Washington DC
Reviewed 12 September 2011

Where do people with high standards, but limited incomes from outside Europe and the US stay in expensive places like Geneva? This hotel is an example of one. In my travels I have found these kinds of hotels in the number of expensive cities, including New York Paris and Berlin. My wife likes to stay as close as possible to...

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Reviewed 5 September 2011

I booked this hotel as it was the cheapest, the only other cheaper options were the hostels and I didn't wanna stay there. I was a bit apprehensive before I went there. But, my doubts were all dispelled. Right opposite the train station, easy to reach and close to lots of restaurants, shops. The room was very clean, spacious and...

Thank rajnav
Miskolc, Hungary
Reviewed 29 August 2011

We had a 3 day trip to Geneva and chose thiws hotel by the reviews could read below. It worths the price. The hotel has good location, nice staff, could find easily, just opposite the main station. Furniture and atmosphere were right, but that time we were there saw something changing in it (replaced the woodedn chairs with modern style...

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Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 20 July 2011

Not easy to find something reasonably priced, decent standard and good location in Geneva, but this fits the bill. While looking for a cheap hotel in Geneva, I was constantly offered hotels across the border in France, which may not be all that far away, but straight across from the central station is a whole lot more convenient! My only...

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Reviewed 28 January 2011

I booked this hotel based on other comments on Trip Advisor, but prepared to cancel my room on arrival. I was just so unsure of booking a 2* hotel. I paid about £210 for 3 nights bed and breakfast, including taxes and the free travel pass. I had a room with 2 beds in, pushed together, so assume it was...

7Thank Woofie1
Reviewed 20 April 2010

In general, hotels in Switzerland are really expensive but this was an affordable hotel opposite the train station. The hotel is in a converted office building and can be difficult to find if you do not look for it closely. Service at the hotel was good and was shown to my room promptly. Was allowed to switch to a different...

1Thank ysouk
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 February 2010

For the record, this was the first time where tripadvisor reviews failed to paint a proper picture for me when we stayed here. Ladies and gentleman, this hotel is really a converted office building. No joke. When you enter from the elevator, you can see that there is one large central room with the guest rooms down the left and...

2Thank TheUKGriswalds

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  • 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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  • Multilingual Staff
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 

Additional Information about Hotel Les Arcades

Address: place de Cornavin 14-16, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Geneva > Geneva > Cornavin
Price Range: $144 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Les Arcades 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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“Just don't book here”
 of 5 bubbles 218edwardb, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Korshka, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the train station if you open windows at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 775junel, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Request a quiet room, at the back of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles mbbowraville, 18 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Please save your nerves and stay away from this place.”
 of 5 bubbles 978janet, 4 Jan 2015 | Read review
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