Preserved history of Geneva: long-standing and historical hotels
Hotel d'Allèves is targeted at connoisseurs of the culture of past centuries. The historic hotel is open in an eye-catching building constructed in the middle of the 18th century and is located in the noisy central part of Geneva. Many guest rooms come with genuine antique furniture and still have the original stone and wood décor, and some guest rooms feature comfortable modern style. Hotel d'Allèves exhibits a rich collection of works by local painters, whose genuine works can be found in absolutely all guest rooms and public spaces.
Check on the map. From Geneva center - 0.7 kmThe luxurious Hôtel de La Cigogne enjoys convenient location on Longemalle Square, where it occupies one of the most beautiful historic buildings in the city. Simply everything at this hotel reminds of the culture of the past – beds with massive wooden headboards, genuine fireplaces, and top quality leather armchairs, ancient candelabrums and sculpture compositions. The hall of de la Cigogne restaurant is made in Renaissance style and offers special dishes cooked in accordance with special chef’s recipes.
Hotel d'Angleterre stands out of the list of historic hotels in Geneva. This magnificent hotel offers royal like rooms with stunning views of Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva. All rooms are made in different styles and color schemes and are decorated with premium furniture with posh textile upholstery. Guests are welcome to stay in luxurious rooms made in purple shades, and true connoisseurs will be fond of rooms that are made in blue and silver shades. Gourmet travelers will be glad to visit the legendary Windows restaurant that serves Swiss cuisine. This restaurant scored 16 points by Gault et Millau guide. Besides that, travelers are always welcome at the stylish Leopard 6 bar with live music every evening. Fans of yoga will be happy to find out about daily yoga classes at the hotel.
Check on the map. From Geneva center - 0.5 kmOpen in an elegant 17th-century building, Les Armures is located in the very heart of the historical part of Geneva. For many years the hotel has been run by the Borgeat-Granges family. At Les Armures, guests will find stylish rooms with genuine historic elements. The presence of wooden ceiling and original stone walls in guest rooms allow guests to understand the national culture, and the charming Les Armures café is a great place to get acquainted with gastronomic traditions of Geneva. This is the oldest café in Geneva, which is very popular with locals and is known as one of the historic landmarks of the city.
Swissôtel Métropole Geneva
Check on the map. From Geneva center - 0.9 kmFounded in 1854, Swissôtel Métropole Geneva offers charming rooms with amazing views of Lake Geneva. The rooms are made in modern style and come with a giant bed with cream shade bed clothing, interesting bright ornaments on the walls, and large paintings. The hotel’s roof has been turned into spacious panoramic terraces, and when darkness falls to Geneva, guests of the hotel prefer to head to the piano bar.
Parc des Eaux Vives
Check on the map. From Geneva center - 2.2 kmParc des Eaux Vives is open in a fully restored 19th-century villa. The décor of its guest rooms is made in the country style and features mansard type wooden ceilings in some guest rooms and unusual round shaped windows in the others. The miniature hotel with the inimitable historic atmosphere is very popular with fans of relaxation away from big city noise and stress. Parc des Eaux Vives is also praised by beer fans because of one peculiarity – one of the best beer restaurants in Geneva, Parc des Eaux Vives, is located there. Guests of the restaurant are welcome to seat in the charming halls or on a spacious open-air summer terrace. Demanding travelers will be more pleased with the French cuisine restaurant that comes with an old wine cellar.
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