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West Lafayette IN
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This very basic hotel is nicely located in the Old part of town. It is a short walk to the bus that goes to the airport and is near many shops and restaurants. No air conditioning but on our last day we discovered that they had fans which helped. Our room was large enough for a desk and a table...

Thank azogal
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is my second visit. The hotel is right in the old city, less than 5 minutes from even the furthest bus or tram stop, close to many restaurants, and surrounded by old & interesting historic buildings. Of course summer in Switzerland (even in early September) is an interesting season, but on hot days, most hotels tend to struggle with...

Thank Francois B
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent - a great choice when in Geneva! Location, rooms, cleanliness, service, breakfast were all wonderful. And best of all you are contributing to a good cause by staying there. Don't miss the rooftop terrace!

Thank elli y
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We had a wonderful stay. Not luxurious but the bed and the room were fine and the bathroom had modern fittings and lots of hot water. Free wi-fi, the staff were very helpful and the breakfast was excellent. Best of all, you're right in the heart of the old town, with its ancient stones and streets. And hills! Also a...

Thank SubaROOboy
Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Nicely situated in the old town. Single rooms are small but neat and fresh. No air conditioning and rather noisy street outside (cheerful people, not cars) so ask for a quiet room if you need to sleep with open window. Beds a bit on the hard side for my taste. Nice breakfast buffet.

Thank Gunhild V
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

The rooms are clean and quiet, the location is superb, the staff are friendly and very helpful, the wifi is free, the showers are strong. What else, really, do you need? The prices are very reasonable by Geneva's pricey standards and there were no hidden extras on check-out. I'd certainly recommend it and will use this hotel again when next...

Thank LargeFamily2014
White Plains, New York
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We were very happy with our hotel room, location in Geneva, staff helpfulness with transportation routes and answering our questions. We especially loved breakfast and the roof terrace. Bel'Esperance was affordable, quiet, comfortable and met our travel needs. We are happy to recommend it.

Thank Betty M
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Room with great view on the Cathedral & lovely balcony Great to find room keys in small box with my name due to late arrival; i was lucky to get to the reception when a guest arrived or I would have not enjoyed the place as much

Thank eganet
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 10 July 2016

You may not think first of booking at a Salvation Army-run hotel when visiting Geneva. But I’ve been doing so since I’m not a resident there anymore. The location is superb for a pedestrian visit of the city, smack at the border between the Old Town and the shopping-friendly Rues Basses. The rooms are simple but spotless clean, wifi is...

Thank RayAnh72
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This is a wonderful and straightforward little hotel near the center of Geneva, which is just a mere 2 steps away. It is not a luxury hotel: there is no gym or spa or whatever. The terrace on the roof has a great view. The rooms are well maintained and clean. There is a washer and dryer for use of...

Thank Hans P

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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: $236 - $363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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