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Expert reviews of cheap hotels in Geneva

The best budget hotels in Geneva... inspected and approved.

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Hotel Bel'Espérance, Geneva

At last, a budget place worth writing home about! Just as we were losing faith in expensive Geneva, the 41-room Hotel bel Esperance shone at us like a beacon of hope.

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Hotel Carmen, Geneva

The no-nonsense Hotel Carmen does not evoke a certain operatic heroine, but it does offer clean, basic rooms at some of the lowest rates in Geneva.

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Auberge de Jeunesse, Geneva

The Auberge de Jeunesse is a no-frills youth hostel with spic-and-span rooms and the cheapest beds in all of Switzerland!

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Saint-Gervais Hotel, Geneva

This is no lap of luxury, but the no-frills Hotel St. Gervais is an affordable piece of Old Europe in the heart of a modern city—with some of the best rates in Geneva, to boot.

7.1 Guest Rating

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Hotel Tor, Geneva

The 22-room Hotel Tor is not luxurious, but with a range of room options and a convenient location this three-star establishment may be the best bang for your buck in expensive Geneva.

6.8 Guest Rating

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Hotel des Tourelles, Geneva

Housed in a stone building that dates back to 1885 and managed by two generations of the same family, the 22-room Hotel des Tourelles is a classy budget spot with simple furnishings, a central location and some killer views of the river.

7.8 Guest Rating

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f6 Design Hotel, Geneva

The splurge-worthy four-year-old f6 Design Hotel (formerly known as the Hotel Quality) offers a stylish respite from bureaucrat-filled Geneva.

8.0 Guest Rating

Hotel Comédie, Geneva

The family-run Hotel Comedie is a competently managed three-star hotel that provides efficient service and clean rooms at standard Geneva rates.

7.4 Guest Rating


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Who are we? EuroCheapo is a guide to budget hotels in Geneva and throughout Europe. Our Swiss investigator recently visited and reviewed dozens of hotels in central Geneva, looking for the most affordable accommodation options.

Geneva, of course, isn’t a natural destination for Cheapos. The city exudes luxury, with high-end shopping and four-star restaurants galore. Hotels, for the most part, follow their lead, and four-star options for business and government travelers abound.

But all is not lost, happily, for the budget traveler. Geneva offers a host of two- and three-star hotel options, along with some of the cleanest hostels we’ve ever happened upon. Yes, dear Cheapo, you can afford to visit Geneva!

Getting started: To find the right hotel for your trip, start by reading through our budget hotel recommendations. If you’d like some direction on choosing a neighborhood, read through our neighborhood overview. And for more franc-saving tips, flip through the articles listed below.

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