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InterContinental Geneva(5 stars)

Chemin du Petit-Saconnex 7-9 1211 Geneva View on map
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  • Hotel in general
    5.4
  • Room
    5.3
  • Service
    5.4
  • Location
    4.3
  • Gastronomy
    5.5
  • Sport & Leisure
    4.9

Rating breakdown

  • excellent
    13
  • very good
    8
  • acceptable
    0
  • poor
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  • terrible
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GVal
Ideal when on business trip to the UN organisation
  • Recommended hotel
  • Singles
  • Business trip
  • November 2015
I recently stayed at this InterContinental Geneva when in town for some meetings at a UN agency. The hotel is within walking distance of the UN buildings and offers all amenities a business traveler may need. The restaurant is very good and in front of the hotel is a bus stop which links you directly to the airport. read hotel review
  • Gastronomy
    5.8
    Variety of food and drinks
    5.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Room
    5.8
    Size of the room
    5.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Service
    5.8
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    5.0
  • Location
    4.5
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    4.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    4.0
    Other leisure activities available
    4.0
  • Hotel
    5.5
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Disabled-friendly
    5.0
    Family friendliness
    5.0
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Andrea
Excellent hotel, ideal for meetings to UN or WTO
  • Recommended hotel
  • Singles
  • Business trip
  • October 2015
The Hotel is elegant and beautiful, with all the comforts of a big hotel and very close to the UN and WTO. The staff is friendly and the lounge offers a nic espace to work. Ideal for business trips to either one of the two institutions. read hotel review
  • Room
    5.0
    Size of the room
    5.0
    Size of the bathroom
    5.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    5.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    5.0
  • Location
    5.3
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    5.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    5.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    6.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
  • Hotel
    5.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    5.0
    Family friendliness
    5.0
    Disabled-friendly
    4.0
  • Service
    5.8
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    5.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    5.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    5.0
  • Gastronomy
    5.8
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    5.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
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Jorge
The best hotel I've ever seen in Europe
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • City break
  • September 2015
In general... absolutely marvellous. read hotel review
  • Hotel
    6.0

    In general... absolutely marvellous.

  • Service
    6.0

    The staff are not workers, exactly. They seem good friends of all the guests.

  • Gastronomy
    6.0

    You should taste the tunna salad. Simply, wonderful.

  • Room
    5.0

    The room was as clean as I expected, but the bathroom was too small.

  • Location
    6.0

    Situated very near from the the Red Cross an the United Nations buildings. Also, it only takes a few minutes to arrive downtown by bus.

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Darryl
Excellent Hotel, Excellent Service
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Business trip
  • May 2015
High quality service, very professional, friendly and helpful staff. Nicely appointed rooms read hotel review
  • Service
    6.0

    Excellent. Very friendly and helpful. Excellent housekeeping, immaculate rooms. Spoke English and French fluently.

  • Room
    6.0

    I was upgraded to a lakeview suite. amazing views. Thank you! Building is not particularly impressive from outside, but inside it is very nicely decorated, clean and elegant.

  • Location
    5.0

    not right downtown but very close to UN offices, very easy to get to/from central train station and Lake Geneva by bus or tram. Also airport bus stops in front of hotel (Bus # 5)

  • Hotel
    6.0

    High quality service, very professional, friendly and helpful staff. Nicely appointed rooms

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Glenn
Luxury at its best!
  • Recommended hotel
  • Singles
  • City break
  • April 2015
Geneva is not a cheap city, nor is this hotel. But it's a truly 5 star property with very friendly staff and very nice rooms. You should ask for a room with view to the lake. The breakfast is one of the best I've ever had in my life! read hotel review
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    6.0
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    4.5
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    5.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    4.0
  • Location
    5.3
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    5.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    5.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
  • Hotel
    6.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
  • Room
    5.8
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    5.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
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Excellent stay
  • Recommended hotel
  • Friends
  • Business trip
  • September 2014
This is a lovely place to stay. It might not be in the city center but the access is excellent - 10 minutes each direction either to air[port or railway station. Whats best is that public bus number 5 stops just outside the hotel to take you to these points. Moreover the hotel provides a 3 day card for free bus transport in Geneva! Check in was swift and I was impressed to find my room ready for an early check in at 8 am! The room we had was an executive lake view room which was huge and had ... beautiful views of mountains and lake Geneva. There is a fuel station behind the hotel and a supermarket of the local company COOP in the same area. Also you can find a nice Chinese restaurant in the same place. My only criticism would be the hefty parking charge of 45 Francs. Another issue is the free Internet wifi which was terribly slow and no one could do anything about it. This place ranks as one of my favorite ones and I cant wait to return there. read hotel review
  • Gastronomy
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Location
    4.8
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    5.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    3.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
  • Hotel
    6.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Family friendliness
    6.0
  • Room
    5.5
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    4.0
  • Service
    5.8
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    5.0
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Peter
In the presence of great people
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • City break
  • July 2014
The InterContinental is a true legend in Geneva, having been the host for several events that shaped history over the past 5 decades. However, the hotel does not exploit this and the overall atmosphere in the public areas remain discrete. The building has been well preserved and renovated to keep up with modern times, and there is virtually nothing left to remind us of its early years. read hotel review
  • Service
    5.0

    The staff are very correct, efficient and have a "professional friendliness". They lack a genuine friendliness, but to be fair, this seems to be the swiss way. However, guests can always count on high quality service from any staff member.

  • Room
    5.0

    The Deluxe room was spotless and perfectly clean, even in the darkest corners. So the housekeeping staff are doing a great job. I did find the furnishings a bit too simple and basic for a high class hotel, but everything we needed was at hand: fridge, WIFI internet, cable internet, flatscreen TV with a vast choice of channels in various languages and an elegant bathroom with high quality shower- and skincare products. The windows cannot be fully opened, but the airconditioner is working very well, both in cold and hot mode.

  • Location
    4.0

    The hotel is located in a quiet neighbourhood halfway between downtown and the airport. Bus line 5 has a stop right outside the entrance and commutes non-stop to the airport and to the central train station every 10 minutes, even on sundays. The UN headquarters are just a few minutes away on foot.

  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0

    Not many hotels can boast such a high class pool area, surrounded by lush greens and a very attractive pool bar. The only downside - Geneva has very unstable weather, and there are not many pure summer days of the year to enjoy the outdoor pool. For the rainy days, a visit to the extensive and modern indoor gym is recommended.

  • Hotel
    6.0

    The InterContinental is a true legend in Geneva, having been the host for several events that shaped history over the past 5 decades. However, the hotel does not exploit this and the overall atmosphere in the public areas remain discrete. The building has been well preserved and renovated to keep up with modern times, and there is virtually nothing left to remind us of its early years.

  • Gastronomy
    5.0

    We only had breakfast at the hotel. The breakfast buffet is served on the ground floor, adjacent to the lobby, in a very cosy and tranquil atmosphere. As expected, the buffet is rich in variety and the foods are of high quality. I did not encounter any chef standing by to take requests, but I had already found everything I needed on the buffet anyway.

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Tim
Amazing property. Swiss quality!
  • Recommended hotel
  • Singles
  • City break
  • June 2014
When you go to Switzerland, you know you can expect quality. This hotel goes one step further and delivers top quality. It starts at the reception, with a perfectly smooth and friendly check-in. As a platinum ambassador I was upgraded to a beautiful executive suite with lake view. The suite itself was not huge, but perfectly fine. The breakfast is also top quality. Super fresh and everything you wish is there. Absolutely recommended, though expensive and a little far from the city center. read hotel review
  • Location
    4.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    4.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    4.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    4.0
    Other leisure activities available
    4.0
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Hotel
    6.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Family friendliness
    6.0
    Disabled-friendly
    6.0
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0
    Child care or playground
    6.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    6.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    6.0
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
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Viliana
It's worth paying for staying here
  • Recommended hotel
  • Singles
  • Business trip
  • April 2014
The luxury hotel enjoys a nice location close to the United Nations and away from the crowded Cornavin train station. Despite the fact I did not have the opportunity to use its spa and wellness center, I would definitely recommend the hotel for leisure and relaxation. The rooms above the main entrance, located on the higher floors, are spacious and have a breath - taking view over the Geneva Lake and the mountain of Mont Blanc. The breakfast (not included in the room rate) was one of the most delicious I have ever had. The hotel in general offers an ... exceptional service. read hotel review
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Location
    5.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    5.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    5.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    5.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
  • Hotel
    6.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    6.0
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
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Information about InterContinental Geneva

Hotel Information

hotel.de

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This 5-star luxury hotel, newly redesigned by famous New York architect Chi offers amazing views of the Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Europe, of Lake Geneva and Geneva City. It is a 3-minute walk from the Botanic Garden, United Nations and International Centre of Congress CICG and within a 5-minute drive from Palexpo Exhibition Centre and Luxury Shopping area. Free Tram and Eco-Bus are available for hotel guests.The spacious and elegant rooms at the InterContinental Geneva have free WiFi, free tea and coffee making facilities, are air-conditioned and feature cable TV and a minibar.Dining options include modern international cuisine and seasonal specialities served in the gourmet restaurant, which features a well-stocked wine cellar and a terrace. At the bar Les Nations, guests can enjoy a wide range of drinks, listen to live piano music, and browse in books and magazines. A sophisticated urban-style bar, Le Fumoir seduces you with its original cocktails and a selection of international cigars.The 400 m² Spa by Clarins offers a complete set of beauty and massage treatments. A steam bath, a sauna and a hot tub are also available. The health and fitness centre is open 24 hours.Cointrin Airport is 3 km away, and Cornavin Train Station is 2.5 km from the InterContinental. Guests benefit from free public transports in Geneva during their stay.
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Hotel description

Hotel description

Amenities

Hotel amenities

  • Luggage room
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Non-smoking room
  • Business centre
  • Hotel safe
  • Internet
  • Lift
  • Central heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Car park

Room amenities

  • Writing bureau
  • Additional childrens' bed
  • Satellite TV
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Coffee and tea
  • Bathroom
  • Electronic room keys
  • Wake up call/Alarm clock
  • Connecting rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Shower

Gastronomy

  • Restaurant
  • Vegetarian dishes
  • Hotel bar
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Catering service

A choice of sports

  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool

Spa offers

  • Spa centre
  • Massages
  • Beauty treatments
  • Sauna
  • Number of saunas: 2
  • Whirlpool

Other hotel information

  • 24 hour reception
  • Evening programs and entertainment
  • Number of stars/domestic category: 5 Stars
  • Check in from: 14:00
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Check out no later than: 12:00
  • English
  • Early check in
  • Late check out
  • Airport transfer
  • Shuttle bus transfer from the airport: charged
  • Express check in and check out
  • Eurocard/Mastercard
  • 24 hour security
  • Car hire
  • Mountains
  • Ticket service
  • Information desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Children welcome
  • All public and private areas are no smoking zones
  • Wifi
  • Free Wifi access included
  • Newspaper
  • Laundry service