Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva
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Historical Traveler Reviews Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva
We have just returned from a conference- weekend at the Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva. The hotel is magnificent and we have never experienced such incredible service before. The food at the bar as well at the main restaurant with an unforgettable view over the lake of Geneva - you will never find that anywhere else in Geneva. At the nights - the bar is the Place to be and meet!
The Room had a very good size, bathroom nearly new, the beds are quiet big and the services at the reception and housekeeping are outstanding.
We will hopefully come back with our company to hold another meeting cause the ratio of services and prices are very good and our secretary had also good experience with the banqueting-staff.
Great Views from the Restaurant
I stayed in the Kempinski Hotel Geneva during a conference. The hotel is perfectly located and I got one of the recently renovated rooms. The restaurant has great views over the lake. The bar seems to be very popular as it was full to the rim.
Fantastische Aussichten aus dem Restaurant
Während einer Konferenz habe ich in dem Kempinski Hotel Genf übernachtet. Das Hotel ist perfekt gelegen, und ich bekam eins der neu renovierten Zimmer. Das Restaurant hat einen großartigen Blick auf den See. Die Bar scheint sehr beliebt zu sein - es war komplett voll!
Unas vistas fantásticas desde el restaurante
Me alojé en el hotel Kempinski de Ginebra durante una conferencia. El hotel tiene una ubicación perfecta, además conseguí una de las habitaciones que habían remodelado hace poco tiempo. El restaurante cuenta con unas vistas del lago estupendas. El bar parece ser muy popular ya que estaba lleno hasta la bandera.
nous avions l'habitude de fréquenter le Noga hilton qui vient d'être repris par la chaine Kempinski.
I recently stayed a week at the new Kempinski in Geneva. The hotel is mostly renovated, though not completely different from when it was the Noga Hilton a little more than a year ago. Gone mostly are the day glo plastic walls and other dated items in favor of earth tones etc. Most notably of all the renovations are the second floor restaurants and terraces, which form some of the finest vistas to have a meal or drink in all of Geneva. The pool and spa are only ok , but the rooms are very nice esp the plasma tvs and Hansgrohe fixtures in the bathrooms. The service in the hotel is also top notch -- esp the concierge who will book tours, loan adaptor plugs, or provide an umbrella all for no additional charge. The hotel is located right on Lake Leman (Lake Geneva) and there is a swimming and boat rental location directly across the street. Based on location, service, and cleanliness and quality of finishes, I would rate this hotel well above average as a business hotel, though not on par with a Ritz or Four Seasons. Any discount off the $500 or so summer rack rate and you've found a good deal!
Mi prometido y yo nos hospedamos en julio en este hotel donde pasamos el fin de semana y me encantó. No alojamos en una de las habitaciones con vistas al lago, que resultaba moderna y elegante a la vez. Como el tiempo era muy agradable, tomamos el desayuno en la terraza del restaurante donde las vistas son igual de perfectas y el bufé ofrecía una gran variedad de pan fresco y especialidades suizas. Casi habían acabado con las obras de remodelación. Algunas de las entradas continuaban cerradas, además se veía que todavía no se habían dado algunos toques pero por supuesto que estoy decidida a alojarme allí otra vez cuando vuelva a Génova.
My fiance and me stayed at the hotel in July for the week-end and we loved it! We stayed in one of the rooms with view overlooking the lake which was modern and elegant at the same time. As we had great weather, we took the breakfast on the terrace of the restaurant which has this same perfect view and the buffet had a large choice of fresh breads and swiss specialities.
The renovations are nealy finished. Some of the outlets were still closed and some details will need to get done but I'm definetely going to stay there again when returning to Geneva!
I have stayed in this hotel several times over the last 4 years. Originally called the Noga Hilton, then Palace Hilton or something like that and now finally changed owner to become a Kempinski.
My wife and I spent a weekend at the Kempinski in March and it was just fantastic. We got a room with views to the lake, and it was just great to see the jet d'eau from our bed. We had breakfast in the room both mornings looking at the lake.