Cheap hotels in Plainpalais, Geneva

The sprawling Université de Genève has certainly left its erudite mark on Plainpalais. Geneva's center of scholarly and artistic pursuits is named for the Plaine de Plainpalais, the diamond-shaped expanse at its center that stages everything from open-air markets to traveling circuses.

Just beyond the park, things are decidedly more highbrow. The university resides on the western end, and to the east, on the border between Plainpalais and Old Town are the Conservatoire de musique de Genève and the opulent opera house, Grand Théâtre de Genéve. And scattered throughout are plenty of cafés perfectly suited for long philosophical discussions.

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Hotel Carmen, Geneva

Address 5 rue Dancet (Plainpalais)

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.



No online booking

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Le Prince, Geneva

Address 16, rue des Voisins (Plainpalais)

From its post in the university district, the family-run Le Prince Hotel hosts wayward students and professors in its 21 small, dated rooms.



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Hotel Comédie, Geneva

Address 12, Rue de Carouge (Plainpalais)

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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