Des Tourelles is a hotel located in Geneva, Switzerland in the area known as the St. Gervais quarter.
Each room of the hotel is equipped with soundproof windows, a television that offers cable channels, free Wi-Fi access, and a telephone. In-room safes, mini-refrigerators, and tea making facilities are also provided. The en-suite bathrooms are equipped with hair dryers for guest use.
The hotel offers laundry services, free public transportation passes, and a lift. Irons and ironing boards are available upon request. Ice and beverages are available on the premises. The hotel also has umbrellas available for guests to borrow when it rains. A breakfast buffet is served daily.
Des Tourelles guests can visit local restaurants like Rasoi by Vineet, Cafe Calla at Mandarin Oriental, and Yukiguni which are all within 0.1 miles of the hotel.
Hotel guests can enjoy visiting local attractions like Notre Dame Basilica, Patek Philippe Museum, and Lake Geneva.
This hotel is located in one of the busiest parts of Geneva.
You will have no problem seeing the sights of the area, many of which are
within walking distance. Public transportation is very close by, as are various
shops and many different restaurants.
There is a Lovely View
The hotel is right near the Rhone River. Many guests said
that one of their favourite things was the view. You can see the river and the
surrounding area quite clearly from most of the guest rooms.
The Staff is Very Helpful and Friendly
Many guests were quick to point out that the staff at this
hotel is very friendly and always quick to help. They even provide free passes
for the area's public transportation and help guests find fun attractions to
The Street Outside is Loud
One of the biggest complaints guests have about this hotel
is that it is located on one of Geneva's busiest streets and the noise from the
street can be quite loud at all hours of the day and night. Guests reported
hearing loud music, sirens, and large trucks, as well as other noises
throughout the night, even when the supposedly soundproof windows were closed.
There is No Air Conditioning
This hotel has no air conditioning. Many guests said that they were too hot to sleep comfortably. Several guests added that the windows could not be opened to cool the rooms down because of the loud street noises outside.
There is No On-Site Parking
Many guests said that having no on-site parking made staying at this hotel with luggage difficult because luggage has to be carried along the busy street from a parking area nearby.