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Hotel Cristal, Geneva

3-starHotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 3 stars.
4 Rue Pradier, Geneva, GE, 1200, Switzerland

3-star hotel with bar/lounge, near Flower Clock
  • Free WiFi
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  • The hotel Cristal was centrally located, close to shopping, restaurants, and local…Feb 20, 2020
  • Close to train station. TV didn’t work. Room was too hot, no way to control the…Jan 8, 2020

Hotel Cristal, Geneva

from $123
  • Single Room
  • Double or Twin Room
  • Triple Room

What’s around Hotel Cristal, Geneva


  • In Downtown Geneva
  • Flower Clock - 11 min walk
  • Jet d'Eau Fountain - 20 min walk
  • United Nations European Headquarters - 32 min walk
  • Palace of Nations - 32 min walk
  • Notre Dame Basilica - 2 min walk
  • Brunswick Monument - 7 min walk
  • Cité du Temps - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Cointrin Intl. Airport (GVA) - 18 min drive
  • Geneva Station - 2 min walk
  • Geneve-Secheron Station - 22 min walk
  • Lancy Pont-Rouge Station - 4 min drive
  • Cornavin Tram Stop - 3 min walk
  • Coutance Tram Stop - 4 min walk
  • Mole Tram Stop - 6 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 78 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 8 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

  • Discounted offsite parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Soundproofed rooms
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Hotel Cristal, Geneva’s small print

Also known as

  • Cristal Geneva
  • Cristal Hotel
  • Hotel Cristal Hotel
  • Hotel Cristal Geneva
  • Hotel Cristal Geneva
  • Hotel Cristal Hotel Geneva


This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and lunch.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 3.75 per person, per night

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CHF 19 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Hotel Cristal, Geneva

  • Does Hotel Cristal offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Hotel Cristal does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Hotel Cristal?
    No, unfortunately, but there's discounted parking nearby.
  • Are pets allowed at Hotel Cristal?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Cristal?
    You can check in from 2 PM to midnight. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Cristal?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Bombay (1-min walk), Boreal Coffee Shop (2-min walk), and La Veranda (2-min walk).

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 181 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Nice location!
Rooms are small, but it’s charming. Hotel is very clean, breakfast is good!
Jimmy, us1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Convenient hotel in Geneva near lake and shopping.
Good location near train station and rue de Mont Blanc. Small very clean room. Elevator and small sitting area. Breakfast on top floor but did not use it. Cafes close by.
Rena, us2 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
air conditioning was just barely adequate.
us1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Great value for money. Convenient. Simple but very functional.
Darko, us2 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
Super cool stay near Geneva train station
Great overnight stay in a wonderful location close to restaurants and train station.
Edward, us1 night family trip
Good 6.0
Muggy, uncomfortable stay in a great area
The hotel stated that it had A/C in the rooms, which it did but the thermostat would only go down to 20 celcius and the windows are not insulated. Upon check-in my room was muggy and uncomfortable. Even after leaving the curtains closed all day and the A/C set to the lowest temp it was still uncomfortable. So much that the only comfort was wearing nearly nothing and laying on top of the bed covers. UNTIL....I discovered that the A/C unit was above the bathroom metal ceiling panels. The panels were condensating so I investigated further by removing one of them. There was cold air circulating ABOVE the ceiling panel rather than into the room. As it turns out, the A/C unit was NOT ducted to the "vent" in the wall. So the construction crew that put these units in when the hotel was built were just hoping that SOME of the air would blow through the "vent" (which was really just a hole cut in the sheetrock) and sufficiently cool the room. That isnt happening. Not only is this substandard construction practices but it is also a waste of energy, which the hotel pays for. I investigated the other two rooms we booked and the conditions were the same. make things easier on us....I removed the ceiling panels in all 3 bathrooms (its fairly easy) and left them off for the night. The change was dramatic. All 3 rooms cooled as they should....since cold air settles. FYI: I just happen to build schools and hotels for a living charge for the free advice.
joel, us1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Great Central Location
The room on the street was noisy. The air conditions didn’t work well.
Richard, us5 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
Geneva one more time
Everything was perfect. Friendly staff, accessible, safe. I just wish they had a small fridge in the room
Maha, us10 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
Ideal for a night or two on business
Nice hotel and fit for the purpose of my trip. The room was small but had everything I needed. Cannot fault the cleanliness nor location, right beside the station. Check in/out was quick and hassle free. Wifi worked perfectly. Ideal for a night or two in Geneva (business). I would stay here again.
Jason James, us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
All of the best things about Geneva
We had a wonderful stay at The Hotel Cristal in Geneva Switzerland. The location was central to transportation, the old city, shops and restaurants. Staff was nice and helpful,rooms were roomy and clean with great bedding. The breakfast room on the top floor overs a wonderful panoramic view of Geneva to looking towards the French, snow covered mountains as a back-drop. Generous offerings of Swiss croissants, crusty and soft loaves of bread and rolls. The frosted class walls decor of our room was bright and airy. I would highly recommend The Cristal Hotel for quality and price.
Chales, us3 night romance trip

Hotel Cristal, Geneva

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