Hotel Omar Kahyam
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... have already dipped into the wine) before crashing. We have a full day of Orientation and then a scavenger hunt tomorrow, so we are starting right into the hustle and bustle.
It's weird to be here. And weird to think about how this is where I'll be for the next four months. But I'm sure as classes start and I start finding a routine, it will all start to feel quite normal. I just hope I get a little bit better at French...
I am pleased to report that after 13 hours of traveling (2 hours at airport before first flight, 1.5 hour flight, 5 hour layover, 8 hour flight, 1 hour at baggage claim, and a 0.5 hour bus ride), I am officially studying abroad in Geneva! My roommate, Nikki, is delightful and almost as drowsy from jet lag as I am. Our room is outfitted entirely in Ikea furniture/sheets/rolled up pillows. It's all very white with a few hints of black and gray. ...
Today was purely about getting off and ready to go.
Rob went round to fix Suzy's tire first thing and make sure she was good to go again. We packed and jammed and weighed for a few hours. Then took off to the train at Bare. We got to Manchester Airport in good time and checked through all okay until security Honestly they are worse the Australia. Our bag had to be scanned again, even after they had checked it - twice! It ...
Three countries in one day!
In the morning we got ready had breakfast and left to Switzerland. But the airport is in Geneva, that's in Switzerland. Switzerland is two hours away from Besancon, France. There we are on the road driving to Geneva, after one hour we got to the border of France and Switzerland. We had to pay a permit to allow us to travel ...
... why it costs around 30CHF (40 Dollars) for a basic meal here. By the end of our stay we had accomplished just what we had set out to. Our jet lag was in control, we'd wandered the cobblestone streets of the old city, we'd been lost and found, sipped wine, seen the sights in day and night and even spent time watching chess players in a park below the ramparts. Now we fly off to Croatia ready to take it ...
Other places to stay in Geneva
Servette - Petit-Saconnex, Geneva | 4 star hotelfrom $363
Route Francois-Peyrot 34, Geneva | 5 star hotelfrom $189
- Good experience
- Perfect for early flights
- Very pleasant Stay
20, route de Pre-Bois, Geneva | 5 star hotelfrom $171
- Good Service
- Good for airport
- Value for money a/port hotel
Pâquis-Temple, Geneva | 4 star hotelfrom $202
- Will not stay again
- Good location and very clean
- Convenient and efficient
Mont-Blanc, Geneva | 5 star hotelfrom $402
- Great Hotel
- Great Views from the Restaurant
- Fantastische Aussichten aus dem Restaurant
Pâquis-Nations, Geneva | 5 star hotelfrom $384
Grottes - Saint-Gervais, Geneva | 4 star hotelfrom $534
21 Ave de Mategnin, Geneva | 4 star hotelfrom $139
- Great as most of the NH hotels seem to be
- This is an airport hotel?
- Very good value for money
Centre-Plainpalais-Acacias, Geneva | 5 star hotelfrom $380
- Lovely place to stay
- Swiss Obstacle Course
- Excellent Location
Pâquis-Nations, Geneva | 4 star hotelfrom $206
- Very modern
- Pleasant Hotel in Geneva
- Decent Hotel
16 Route de Pre-Bois, Geneva | 3 star hotelfrom $140
- Shoddy Airconditioning
- Good for Quick Business or Overnight Before Flight
- Good Value in this super expensive country
Pâquis-Nations, Geneva | 3 star hotelfrom $212
- Excellent Hotel
- Book this hotel ASAP!!
Grottes - Saint-Gervais, Geneva | 2 star hotelfrom $164
- Clean, Modern, Quiet, & Well-located
- Hotel Cornavin-clean and convenient
- A little overpriced
Pâquis-Nations, Geneva | 4 star hotelfrom $176
- A Biased Review
- Terrible AND Fantastic!
- Nice hotel except for the exploding sink...
Pâquis-Nations, Geneva | 3 star hotelfrom $148
Saint-Gervais Les Bergues, Geneva | 4 star hotelfrom $223
Grottes - Saint-Gervais, Geneva | 4 star hotelfrom $289
- Pleasant Stay
- Great hotel shame about the breakfast
- Very comfortable hotel
Eaux-Vives, Geneva | 2 star hotelfrom $165
Grottes - Saint-Gervais, Geneva | 4 star hotelfrom $397
- Great one night stay
- A Grand Dame Restored to its former glory
- Fantastic ! Entirely renovated. The place where to stay
Pâquis-Nations, Geneva | 4 star hotelfrom $171
- Great Hotel! OK Location
- Nothing to complain about
- Very nice city; ok hotel
Servette - Petit-Saconnex, Geneva | 4 star hotelfrom $304
Mont-Blanc, Geneva | 3 star hotelfrom $515
Grottes - Saint-Gervais, Geneva | 3 star hotelfrom $149
Mont-Blanc, Geneva | 5 star hotelfrom $453
Pâquis-Nations, Geneva | 2 star hotelfrom $230
Pâquis-Nations, Geneva | 4 star hotelfrom $132
- Red Light District Takeover
- Huge disappointment at the Tryp Bern
- Pretty grotty