$148 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Oct 24, 2014 Check-out: Oct 26, 2014

Hotel Cornavin

4 stars
Gare de Cornavin, --, Geneva, 1201
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
98 reviews
Incredible value for Geneva

Geneva has to be the most expensive city in Europe, and this "just like new" hotel offers... See full review

  • The Jetson Family
  • Oct 12, 2013
Great hotel for a weekend

Stayed here for a quick weekend getaway. This hotel was clean, and the service was nice. The... See full review

  • XIII
  • Sep 24, 2013
Central Geneva hotel with unique swinging appeal

Hotel Cornavin offers an idyllic location in central Geneva, just a few steps away from the train station. This chic hotel offers 164 comfortable rooms furnished with modern design. With its convenient location in the city, guests can easily reach banks, commercial establishments not to mention the scenic lake nearby. The hotel also features a large pendulum hanging from the ninth floor and swings right at the ground floor of the property. Guests enjoy a panoramic view of Geneva while enjoying breakfast on site.

Highlights
  • Central location within 15 minutes of most top attractions
  • Four panoramic rooms and breakfast room offer views of Geneva and Jet d'Eau
  • One of the world's largest pendulums
Rooms

All 162 rooms include a safe, mini-bar, television, Wi-Fi access and large closets. Rooms were renovated in 2006 in streamlined minimalist style fitting the smaller spaces. Curved mirrors and a glass partition around the bathroom add fun and funky design elements. Rooms facing the train station have soundproof windows but guests still might want to request a room on the other side of the hotel. Four panoramic rooms provide views of the city and Jet d'Eau.

Features

Floor-to-ceiling windows flood the eighth-floor breakfast room with sunlight. Guests can work out in the small fitness room in the basement. Other features include bar/lounge, business center, concierge desk, Wi-Fi access and laundry facilities. Public parking is available 50 metres away from the property.

Transportation
  • Geneva International Airport (2.9 mi/4.7 km)
  • Gare de Cornavin (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
  • Free Geneva Transport Card for use on public transportation

Hotel Map

46.2094 6.1417
Area served
Located just on the right of the main rail station.
Nearby airports
Geneva
Area description
Located in the centre of Geneva, next to the main station. All major touristic, business and shopping areas just a few steps from the hotel. The 164 rooms offers a contemporaty design and an attractive architecture. All rooms are very comfortable with AC, sound proof windows, safe, mini-bar, Pay TV, hair dryer and Wireless access.

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Hotel Cornavin Rooms

single room
Modern single room with AC and soud proof window. All rooms are non-smoking
double room
Modern twin or double room with AC and soud proof window. All rooms are non-smoking
triple room
Modern triple room with AC and soud proof window. All rooms are non-smoking

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Fitness center or spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Internet
Free internet

Nearby points of interest

  • Main Train Station (Gare Centrale Cornavin): 0.2 mi
  • The Brunswick Monument: 0.4 mi
  • Flower Clock: 0.5 mi
  • Plaine de Plainpalais: 0.7 mi
  • Reformation Wall: 0.7 mi
  • Water Fountain: 0.7 mi
  • Centre International de Conférences Genève: 0.7 mi
  • Place de la Fusterie: 0.8 mi
  • Theatre Universite and Eaux Vives: 0.8 mi
  • La Perle du Lac: 0.9 mi
  • Palace of Nations: 1 mi
  • Red Cross Museum: 1.3 mi
  • Parc La Grange: 1.4 mi
  • The Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations: 1.4 mi
  • Geneva Botanical Gardens: 1.5 mi
  • Main Train Station (Gare Centrale Cornavin): 0.2 mi
  • The Brunswick Monument: 0.4 mi
  • Flower Clock: 0.5 mi
  • Plaine de Plainpalais: 0.7 mi
  • Reformation Wall: 0.7 mi
  • Water Fountain: 0.7 mi
  • Centre International de Conférences Genève: 0.7 mi
  • Place de la Fusterie: 0.8 mi
  • Theatre Universite and Eaux Vives: 0.8 mi
  • La Perle du Lac: 0.9 mi
  • Palace of Nations: 1 mi
  • Red Cross Museum: 1.3 mi
  • Parc La Grange: 1.4 mi
  • The Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations: 1.4 mi
  • Geneva Botanical Gardens: 1.5 mi
  • World Health Organization Headquarters: 1.5 mi
  • Carouge: 1.8 mi
  • Place du Marche: 2 mi
  • Geneva Airport railway station: 2.1 mi
  • The Lake Geneva: 26 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (98)

Ratings and reviews for Hotel Cornavin

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
98 out of 98
Amenities:
3.5
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
3.9
Room comfort:
4.1
Location:
4.7
Value:
4

94% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Hurumi
Suwon, Korea
Jan 22, 2013

One of best hotels in Geneva train station

Very nice room and easy to use multi buses and trams. Breakfast at 8th floor gives great scenary. Try to catch special discount. It is definitely worth to stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
NYC Ski Visitor
Business
New York, NY
Jan 6, 2013

Nice Hotel, Convenient

Had to stay in GNVA for one night and next to the train station for easy access to airport train. Hotel Cornavin was very nice and right next to the train station. The rooms are new and clean and are a great value. I strongly recommend the hotel if you're looking for a cheap, convenient and nice room.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Business Traveler Anon
Business
Italy
Dec 10, 2012

Perfect for a quick business trip

My stay here was easy location, clean, functional and comfortable!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

This hotel is accessible to public transportation. Be sure and use the free public transportation card instead of wasting money on taxis!

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
shorttrips in europe
Business
uk
Dec 4, 2012

good for a short stay

clean rooms -- true triple with three beds. bathroom was a bit awkward and semi-visible from the entire room. friendly staff and right next to the train station.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

short walk to train station

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Missy1224
Business
Seattle, WA
Sep 13, 2012

Wonderful trip

We took the complimentary train from the airport to station, then crossed the street to the hotel. We arrived at 8AM and asked to check in early, and the staff was happy to oblige. They had a record of our request for a room on an upper floor, facing the street side instead of the train side, and none of the rooms available at 8AM met our criteria. We decided to hold out for a better room. A few hours later we returned and received room 909 on the top floor, which exceeded expectations. The expansive windows showed a beautiful view, the room was very clean, quiet, comfortable and large in size by European standards. The beds were also very comfortable, my back felt great. The only real room annoyance was that the whole room lights up when the bathroom light is on (glass-type walls), the bathroom door doesn't shut fully, and the free internet access was sometimes slow although these were minor annoyances in an otherwise terrific stay. We also loved the location: staying across the street from the train station was very convenient, and also within walking distance of most of the things we wished to see. We also used the included transit passes to ride the bus. Given the discounted price we paid, the value of this room was excellent.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
SharonA
Business
Scotland
Sep 12, 2012

Excellent location

We enjoyed a relaxing weekend break in Geneva, following guide from other reviews, this hotel was located perfectly and easy to find, near to train station and local attractions, breakfast was lovely on the top floor with tremendous views. Well reccommended.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Trickie Business Travelle
Business
Suffolk, UK
Sep 10, 2012

Does the job

Great location adjacent to the Central Station so easy access from the airport (train is free). Hotel has limited facilities but there are many places to eat within 5 minutes walk. Restaurant in the hotel is only for breakfast and there is no hotel bar. All that said, the rooms were simple, comfortable and good value. I would stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

If you are not bothered by the presence of street hookers, there are loads of great ethnic eateries in the Red Light District

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jennandnatewilliams
Business
Alexandria, VA
Sep 8, 2012

Spacious and great location

After some of the other hotels throughout Switzerland, this room felt very spacious and luxurious.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jake B
Business
USA
Sep 4, 2012

Good value

Great hotel. Hard to find, it is on the lake side of the train station. If you are driving and miss it, the local roads are a nightmare if you need to turn around. No on site parking, but you can park in the train station underground lot for 14fr. with discount coupon from hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Duck out of town
Business
Eugene, Oregon
Aug 30, 2012

Great place, conveniently located

This hotel was very comfortable...we had an excellent view (not all rooms have them) and were quite comfortable. Updated decor, good shower, very quiet with the window shut (amazing sound proofing). The neighborhood is not "quaint", but it is close to quaint neighborhoods and you get a free bus pass. Bus stops are literally right across the street, and there is a tunnel to the train station that was really nice when it rained one morning and we did not want to pay for the expensive breakfast...ducked in to the train station and had an excellent croissant/café/jus d'orange at one of the many little shops underground with the locals. I would definitely stay here again...staff is very nice. And Tintin stayed here too so that is cool...

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

There are grocery stores hiding in the underground mall...just ask, you can find them!

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
mpm068
Business
La Quinta Ca
Aug 23, 2012

Hotel Cornavin

This hotel is perfectly situated in the city center, adjacent to the central train station. Less than 10 minutes from the airport. The hotel provides a free rail/bus pass for Geneva. Buffett breakfast is very good.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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