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Hotel Excelsior, Geneva

3-starHotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 3 stars.
Rue J.-J. Rousseau 34, Geneva, GE, 1201, Switzerland

City-center hotel within easy reach of Flower Clock
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in lobby
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From 361 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great location
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Bar could improve

Hotel Excelsior, Geneva

from $124
  • Standard Single Room, 1 Twin Bed, City View
  • Standard Single Room, 1 Twin Bed, Courtyard View
  • Classic Double Room, City View
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Courtyard View
  • Superior Double Room
  • Triple Room
  • Standard Twin Room, Courtyard View
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, City View
  • Premium Double Room, 1 Bedroom, City View
  • Basic Single Room, 1 Twin Bed

What’s around Hotel Excelsior, Geneva


  • In Downtown Geneva
  • Saint-Pierre Cathedral - 12 min walk
  • Reformation Wall Monument - 13 min walk
  • Bourg-de-Four Square - 14 min walk
  • Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MAMCO) - 17 min walk
  • Jet d'Eau Fountain - 18 min walk
  • Ariana Ceramics and Glass Museum - 30 min walk
  • United Nations European Headquarters - 35 min walk

Getting around

  • Geneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.) - 7 min drive
  • Geneva Station - 4 min walk
  • Geneve-Secheron Station - 25 min walk
  • Lancy Pont-Rouge Station - 4 min drive
  • Coutance Tram Stop - 2 min walk
  • Cornavin Tram Stop - 4 min walk
  • Bel-Air Tram Stop - 5 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 54 rooms


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is noon
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed *


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • No parking

  • Discounted offsite parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 700
  • Conference space size (meters) - 65
  • One meeting room
  • Computer station
  • 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
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German

In the room

Home comforts
  • Minibar
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Hotel Excelsior, Geneva’s small print

Also known as

  • Excelsior Geneva
  • Excelsior Geneva Hotel
  • Excelsior Hotel Geneva
  • Geneva Excelsior
  • Geneva Hotel Excelsior
  • Hotel Excelsior Geneva
  • Hotel Excelsior Hotel
  • Hotel Excelsior Geneva
  • Hotel Excelsior Hotel Geneva


The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

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 3.30 per person, per night

Optional extras

Cribs/Infant beds are available for CHF 30.0 per day

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CHF 30 per pet, per night

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.

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Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 209 reviews

Good 6.0
For the same price I would stay some where else .
Hotel well located , it was refurbished. They should put carpet et not the hard flooring. 6.30 in the morning you could hear the made or the guest pulling a trolley or luggages . Breakfast ok . Manager giving excuses to all my questions . No apologies! sais twin bed and it was a single bed ....The room was very hot , very hot . They advertise environmentality , so I said ok I will keep the same towels . I ask if there is a rebate or they would credit with giving some money to an association , the manager didn’t know what I was talking about . Old hotel that was rehabbed . Lacking good training on guest satisfaction They should paybattantion ..... My room is not worth more than 100 a night .
Luc, us3 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
Nice hotel, close to the train station and not far from the lake. The hotel offers breakfast which I gladly took advantage of because everything nearby is high. Front desk very helpful and the hotel offers hotel guests with public transport passes. Wifi was spotty at first but once on, it worked fine. Would recommend and stay again.
Jazmine, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent hotel close to Geneva Station and very comfortable. The staff were courteous and breakfast was good too!!
Umesh, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent value
I was so pleasantly surprised by Hotel Excelsior! I mainly decided to stay there because of its location (mine was a short stay): it was very close to the train station and easy to find. However, it turned out to be much more than just a solution to a problem. The room was immaculate. What a treat to find such a clean room to relax in after a hard day. If you are noise sensitive, I recommend staying on the courtyard side (costs a touch more) because there is traffic noise on the side with "city view". Within the hotel itself it was very quiet. Breakfast was more than adequate and nicely presented. Super easy walk to other parts of Geneva and to public transportation (for which the hotel gave a free pass). An excellent value. Only quirk was that there were not many electrical outlets (one near bed and one in bathroom). Still, I would happily stay there again if I need to be in Geneva.
Irene, usBusiness trip
Very Good 8.0
Staff was fabulous. Noisy bar below. Location for the flower clock, water and parks was excellent.
jane, usRomance trip

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