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Cornavin

  • Gare de Cornavin Map It
  • Centre Ville Rive Droite
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Pros

  • Those views
  • That neat ride in the glass-walled elevator past Geneva's tallest clock

Cons

  • Occasionally feels bland and impersonal

Updated 10/07/2012

Fodor's Review

The comic-book character Tintin made this hotel famous with L'Affaire Tournesol (The Calculus Affair) in 1956. Now the nine-story clock pendulum in the lobby, the deft manipulation of frosted glass and natural light on the top two floors, the spectacular glassed-in breakfast hall, and panoramic views compete for attention. Fourteen large triples and six interconnecting doubles easily accommodate families; double-glazed windows keep things quiet. This hotel is exceptionally well located: practically joined at the hip to the train station, it also has easy access to the international and main business areas, as well as the airport.

Hotel Information

Address:

Gare de Cornavin, Geneva, 1201, Switzerland

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Phone:

022-7161212

Website: www.fhotels.ch

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 176 rooms, 4 suites
  • Rate includes No meals

Updated 10/07/2012

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Feb 26, 2008

Great location, miserable staff

Spent a week here. Location next to train station is great for getting around Geneva and visiting Montreaux, Lausanne, Bern, Lyon , etc. Very quiet - no hint of the trains running. Room (a Junior Suite) was big, sleeps 3 comfortably and is very efficiently designed. Nice big bathroom. Beware though - staff cold, not at all helpful and chose to charge us for 2 extra bath towels when already paying 520 CH/night!

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