Apartment Studio Vieille-Ville Genève
6 Rue Jean-Calvin - 1er étage - sans ascenseur, 1204 Geneva, Switzerland –
Excellent location – rated 10.0/10! (score from 67 reviews)
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Studio with Private Bathroom
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Cosy studio in a quiet XVIIIth Century house - with view on two small private squares - in the heart of old town, amid churches, museums, galleries, small bookshops, watchmakers and nice cafés : ideal for Art and old architecture lovers. There is a night life in the old town, but our house is protected from its noise. Besides, no traffic is allowed in the old town (except for taxis). Well equipped kitchen - bathroom with laundromat. Free Wi-Fi - TV and 6 octaves electrical piano. Swiss Library : on History, Culture, Art & Architecture (mostly in french, yet). 4 min. from downdown's shopping area (the "Rues Basses" - the low streets) 7 min from Lake Geneva. Excellent public transportation brings quickly to the train station, (international) bus station, United Nations, PalExpo (Geneva's Exhibitions Palac), Geneva Airport. The montains being quite close to Geneva (Jura & French Alps) - during the winter - it takes a hour to reach excellent ski resorts.
Hello and Welcome ! We'll be very happy to welcome you in our cosy independant studio. We live just above , so it may sometimes be usefull to you. Lech has been a teacher - among others, created an alternative high-school - and a wanderer - is a bit of an artist, too. Monika has been a creative successfull jewellery designer in Warsaw. We'll be delighted to give some tips on Geneva or tell you about Swiss Culture, depending on your interests and wishes, You'll find a few books about it in studio. If you are fond of playing music, we'll be happy to let you use our 6 octaves electric piano. Whether you'll come for business or simply for your pleasure, you'll have a quiet stay in our studio - in - in the heart of old town, not far from everything anyhow ! See you soon !
Among various interesting things of the old town > Dob't miss, Under the cathedral, archeological exacavations - telling Geneva's history ; > Tavel House (Urban Museum) its remarkable model of the town, before the destruction of its walls - or the display of local coins - genuine or forged ! - through history ; > at the Barbier-Muller Museum (African and Oceanian Art) - litterally next door ; > Beside excellent galleries, nice cafés, fascinating little specialized books stores, watchmakers workshops - a craft, that with printers and bankers, contributed to the reputation of Geneva ; > And, last but not least, although out of town, the absolutely extraordinary Martin Bodmer Foundation - with its remarkable rare manuscripts and books : a unique history of world printing.
Languages spoken: German, English, French
Area Info– Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Closest Landmarks *
St. Pierre Cathedral0.1 miles
Shopping Area Geneve0.1 miles
Geneva Town Hall0.2 miles
Victoria Hall0.2 miles
Flower Clock0.3 miles
Patek Philippe Museum0.5 miles
Jet d'Eau0.6 miles
Cornavin Train Station0.6 miles
Leman Theatre0.6 miles
Bains des Paquis0.7 miles
Restaurants & Markets *
Café de l'Hôtel-de-Ville (fondue au fromage) Cafe/Bar0.1 miles
Café-crèperie Saint-Pierre Restaurant0.1 miles
Café Papon, 1, rue Henri-Fazy Restaurant0.1 miles
Place Fusterie (mercredi, samedi) Market0.2 miles
Café La Clémence, place Bourg-de-Four Cafe/Bar0.2 miles
Coop Pronto, 3 rue Cité / Lu - Ve : 7 - 19h / Sa : 8 - 18h Supermarket0.2 miles
Boulangerie Pougny, 1, rue Etienne-Dumont / Lu-Sa : 6:30 - 21h / Di : 8 - 21h Supermarket0.4 miles
Plaine de Plainpalais (mardi, vendredi) Market0.6 miles
Natural Beauty *
Rhône River0.3 miles
Lac Léman Lake0.4 miles
Closest Airports *
Cointrin Airport2.7 miles
Meythet Airport19 miles
Chambéry-Savoie Airport41.1 miles
Most Popular Landmarks *
United Nations Geneva1.5 miles
Stade de Geneve1.9 miles
Annemasse Train Station4.3 miles
European Council for Nuclear Research5.2 miles
The Hamlet of Santa Claus9.3 miles
Domaine de Divonne Casino10.8 miles
Divonne-les-bains thermal center10.9 miles
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No parking available.
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Freedom to eat when you want
- Wine glasses
- Dining table
- Coffee machine
- Cleaning products
- Electric kettle
- Washing machine
- Wardrobe or closet
- Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
- Toilet paper
- Bathtub or shower
- Private bathroom
Space for everyone to be together
- Dining area
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
- Flat-screen TV
- Feather pillow
- Socket near the bed
- Trash cans
- Drying rack for clothing
- Private entrance
- Ironing facilities
Pets are not allowed.
- Upper floors accessible by stairs only
- Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
- Temporary art galleries
Outdoor & View
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- Inner courtyard view
- Designated smoking area
- Smoke-free property
- Non-smoking rooms
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7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Smoking is not allowed.
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