"standart city hotel"
it's just a standart city hotel. Nothing more. Very close to the train station. There are quite a lot restaurants, markets around. If you are here for a biz trip for couple of days for meetings you can stay here.
I was booked into this hotel by accident, so I did not know what to expect. From the start you notice that it is an older hotel, but I’m unsure whether it would be classified as stylishly older. I was hoping it was a classic old lady and everything inside (walls, decoration, rooms, etc) pointed that way indeed. There were a few irritations though. This is the only hotel in Switzerland I’ve stayed in that insists on ONLY serving a continental breakfast included in the price, English breakfast items (eggs, bacon, etc) are charged extra. Unfortunately, this does not sit well with me, I need a bigger breakfast as I usually skip lunch on business trips. The restaurant staff is friendly, but a bit pushy. They insist on showing you to a seat by the window, where there are lots of people, when in fact I wanted to eat on the other side in more privacy. My colleague tried for an hour to print a proposal in the business center, but only managed B/W copies and there was no one around to help him. Eventually we had to rush to the front desk and we ended up being late for our appointment. Other than that the staff was really friendly and I could tell they want to help. TV – Did not have a chance to plug in and test it, but I recognized it as one that would allow HDMI and USB connection. It’s also possible to place it on the desk for work as an extended screen. Pillows – It was too soft, but I requested a firmer pillow and it was duly delivered. Room-service burger – Did not try it as there are some nice restaurants close by. Gym – The gym is squashed into a tiny ~2m x 4m room. It has a treadmill, bike, rower, stepper, multi-exercise machine and a couple of dumbbells. The aircon is weak and I sweated heavily in the smothering room after only 3km on the treadmill. It would be crowded with 2 people. I was not impressed. WiFi – Wifi was great, no issues there.
"Older Hotel in Great Central Location"
Hotel Royal is part of the Manotel Hotel Group. The hotel is located only a short five-minute walk from the main train station right in the heart of the business district in Geneva, and only a short distance from the lake and sightseeing. An older hotel, the property has had extensive renovation. We especially appreciated the double pane window upgrade which almost completely blocked out the sounds of traffic and trams along busy rue de Lausanne. Check-in was very quick and efficient. The woman who helped us was delightful, and provided us with maps of Geneva and the transit system, as well as directions to the restaurant and lobby lounges, and our room "keys." Our room was on the sixth floor, with a view of rue de Lausanne below us. The room was clean, comfortable and came with an electric kettle, lots of instant coffee & tea packs, bar fridge, and even a plug adaptor for our North American plugs (but you will still need your own transformer to go from 220 V to 110 V). Room comes with free wi-fi. There are irons and ironing boards in an alcove located by the elevator. Room had a safe for keeping our passports & spare cash etc. Queen-sized bed had a wonderful mattress and gave us great night's sleep. We asked for a wake-up call and it was made right on time. The person also offered to call again in five minutes if we wished. Great service! The included breakfast buffet was more than adequate, although I could not find any fresh fruit as advertised on their menu. Lots of yummy fresh baking, ham slices, cheeses, boiled eggs, cold cereals, yogourts...and much-needed coffee (or hot chocolate etc). You won't go hungry, and it will be hard to resist the flaky croissants... Overall, a very nice place to stay in Geneva.Good three-plus star accommodation.
Good location in the centre of Geneva with the tram line outside. Also very close to Geneva train station which links the airport. Hotel room was very clean and comfortable with usual amenities. The bar area off reception was quite small. Breakfast was extremely good in the restaurant with plenty of choice either continental or hot food. Staff were really pleasant and helpful. Would definitely stay again.
This is certainly a quality hotel. The check-in was top notch. The room was spacious and impressive. Many amenities were included and the service was nice. Breakfast was included for the next morning and it was good.
Credit cards accepted by the hotel: Visa - MasterCard
Check-in: 3:00 PM , Check-out: 12:00 PM