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Whistler, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is nothing fancy, but it's one of the best priced hotels in the city, and best locations in old Geneve, and is sufficient -- it's clean, great breakfast, nice rooftop patio, has a kitchen if you want to cook a meal, steps to the main shopping district. Kind of no-frills spot that does the trick!

Thank Bigmtnglobal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our room was large, with ensuite shower room & kitchenette. There was a coffee maker, TV & safe. Convenient location in the old town, slightly noisy at night but not as bad as other reviews suggest while.we were there. Filling up on the free breakfast saved money & meant we only needed a snack at lunch.

Thank Cath P
Chateaugiron, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there for a 1 night stay in Geneva. Place is fine, locate close to the old town, where one can find good dinner locations. Rooms are OK, clean, but quite noisy and very simple... While not genuinely overpriced, since it is in Geneva, it still is too high for the value...

Thank Michel G
Baden-Baden, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here during an exhibition when all other hotels where exceptionally expensive. Bel'Esperance was still reasonably priced. It's in a great location in the old town near the cathedral and winding streets with bags of character. The hotel itself is simple and basic, but the staff friendly and accommodating. The room was large and relatively comfortable, no luxury, but...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night in this hotel. It's nicely located in the old town and a short walk to restaurants and to the shops and the lake. Very keenly priced. Bed is comfortable and room large and clean. However, It is not double glazed or well insulated and as a result the noise from the street, the church bells and...

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North Yorkshire
Reviewed 20 March 2017

It took me ages to find this place, having arrived at Geneva railway station in the evening. The room was small and basic- the noise from the street outside went on until 0300 hrs - the best thing was the breakfast the next morning - which was plentiful and good quality.

Thank Imjatanaja
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The rooms vary a bit, my colleague had a front facing room that suffered a bit from street noise, but this is a central location after all. My room at the back was silent by comparison. Friendly and polite staff, clean room and comfortable bed. Breakfast fine and typical for this class of hotel. I suspect you could pay far...

Thank WanderingBlue
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I traveled for business and only stayed one night, but was very happy with my stay. Geneva is a very expensive city, and this hotel is exactly how other reviewers have described - a hidden gem. The room itself was basic but comfortable beds, clean, and friendly staff. The rooftop terrace has wonderful views and would be a great place...

Thank johnstonla
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for four days for a conference. I was really surprised and delighted with the great breakfasts...good strong coffee (I'm from Melbourne and we care) great croissants, crusty breads and lovely cheeses. The hotel is in a fantastic location in the old city, comfortable beds, lovely helpful staff. It is really good value and not expensive for such...

Thank Angela T
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Just a short review to share what a "Diamond" this Hotel is. Since my previous stay where I praised the overall attentiveness, the breakfast, room comfort and pricing. The new finding in addition is the Hotel has improved the WiFi.5G would you believe! Ultra Fast. Try it and you will see! Highly Recommended!

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Alain M, Directeur général at Bel'Esperance, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your very good comment. I specially appreciate your comment on the WiFi because we just improve it and I'm happy to read that you enjoyed the difference. We always take into consideration our guests comments that is why we provide a high speed WiFi as we know that it's important for travelling people.

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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: ₹ 9,581 - ₹ 13,595 (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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