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Featuring a bar, terrace and views of city, Hôtel Bel'Espérance is located in Geneva, a 13-minute walk from Jet d'Eau. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and a shared lounge, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The hotel features family rooms.

At the hotel, every room comes with a closet, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. Selected rooms include a kitchenette with a fridge and a stovetop.

A continental breakfast is available daily at Hôtel Bel'Espérance.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include St. Pierre Cathedral, Flower Clock and Geneva Town Hall. The nearest airport is Geneva International Airport, 4 miles from Hôtel Bel'Espérance.

This is our guests' favorite part of Geneva, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Hôtel Bel'Espérance has been welcoming guests since Mar 17, 2016

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Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Geneva, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet


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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
King Room
  • 1 queen bed
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  • 1 queen bed
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  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English

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About Hôtel Bel'Espérance

Welcoming guests since Mar 17, 2016

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  • Do rooms have tea/ coffee making facilities? Thanks

    Yes we have expresso and tea machine in each room.

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    Answered on November 11, 2021
  • Is this King Room on the top floor? Does it have a view of the Cathedral from the balcony?

    Yes from the rooftop you can see the lake and the cathedral

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    Asked about: King Room • Answered on November 23, 2020
  • Hello. Where it says "Parking available" what does this encompass? Kind regards, Polly

    Good afternoon, There is parking Saint-Antoine close by, rate is CHF 1.- / hour, especially for our guests. Let us know upon check-in if you parked there, more details will be given at this moment. Best regards

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    Answered on November 27, 2019
  • Hello, Does the King Studio room have the view of the St. Pierre Cathedral from the top floor balcony? Thanks! Kind regards, Darren

    Hi, you can see just the top of the Cathedral. From our rooftop you can see better the St-Pierre Cathedral.

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    Answered on May 4, 2020
  • How far from the airport?

    Good afternoon, You have three possibilities to go from the airport to Hotel Bel'Esperance: 1. You can take the bus n° 10 from the airport until the stop Rive. Our hotel is 3 minutes away from this stop. Pass by the shop "Fnac" and take the first street on your left, rue Verdaine. This street goes up in the old town. Then you will see the blue sign of the hotel on your left. (Time: 30 to 40 min.) 2. OR Take the train from the airport to the train station Gare Cornavin. Then take the bus n°8 or n°25 from the station until the stop Rive. (Time: 40 to 50 min) For a free transportation ride (bus and/or train), a ticket machine delivers free tickets inside the airport, next to the bagage claim. 3. OR Take a taxi from the airport. Approximate cost: CHF 50 to CHF 60. (Time: 30 min) Regards Hôtel Bel'Espérance ***

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    Answered on March 9, 2020
  • Bonjour. J’ai vi que votre hotel eat actuellemet fermé. Etes vous certains de sa reouverture en 2022? Si oui, servirez vous le petit dejeuner ? Merci

    OUi nous rouvrons le 7 février 2022 et nous servirons le pdj en buffet avec le prix inclu dans le prix de la chambre.

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    Answered on September 6, 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

Geneva's old town, called the "Vieille Ville," features lots of charming shops and cafes, with a main square dating back to Roman times.

What's nearby
  • St. Pierre Cathedral
    0.1 miles
  • Geneva Town Hall
    0.2 miles
  • Shopping Area Geneve
    0.2 miles
  • Flower Clock
    0.2 miles
  • Victoria Hall
    0.5 miles
  • Jet d'Eau
    0.5 miles
  • Leman Theatre
    0.6 miles
  • Bains des Paquis
    0.6 miles
  • Patek Philippe Museum
    0.6 miles
  • Parc Bertrand
    0.7 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant La Table du 9
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar La Clémence
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Cornavin Train Station
    0.7 miles
  • Palazzo
    0.8 miles
  • United Nations Geneva
    1.6 miles
  • Stade de Geneve
    2 miles
  • Annemasse Train Station
    4.1 miles
  • CERN
    5.2 miles
  • European Council for Nuclear Research
    5.4 miles
  • The Hamlet of Santa Claus
    9.3 miles
  • Divonne-les-bains thermal center
    10.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Lac Léman
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Geneva International Airport
    2.9 miles
  • Chambéry-Savoie Airport
    41.1 miles
  • Lyon - Saint Exupery Airport
    61.1 miles
How to get to Hôtel Bel'Espérance from Geneva International Airport
    Public transportation
    Parking available
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Amenities of Hôtel Bel'Espérance
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Library
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs CHF 24 per day.
  • Street parking
  • Public transit tickets
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Chapel/Shrine
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Beach umbrellas
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
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House rules
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2:00 PM - 8:00 PM


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Hôtel Bel'Espérance accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that When booking [6] rooms or more, different policies may apply, please contact the property before booking.

Please inform Hôtel Bel'Espérance of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Hôtel Bel'Espérance

  • Hôtel Bel'Espérance is 2,800 feet from the center of Geneva.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Hôtel Bel'Espérance (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Street parking

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hôtel Bel'Espérance by:

    • Bus 29min

  • Check-in at Hôtel Bel'Espérance is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at Hôtel Bel'Espérance include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Single
    • Studio
    • Family

  • Hôtel Bel'Espérance offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Library

  • The prices at Hôtel Bel'Espérance may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Hôtel Bel'Espérance can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet