President Wilson Hotel - Geneva  5 stars

47 Quai Wilson, Geneva, Switzerland, 1211  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

This contemporary hotel has a welcoming, amazing staff and it's located on the waterfront promenade. Some of the rooms have amazing views of the lake. The dining is incredible at the Lebanese restaurant L 'Arabesque as well as the Asian fusion restaurant Spice. The renovated rooms are enjoyable, but some feel that it's not worth the price.

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

Water skiing

Sailing

Boating

Cycling

Hiking

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Turkish bath

Massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Overview

Ideally located facing the magnificent panorama of the lake and Mont-Blanc, Hotel President Wilson is just steps away from one of the most beautiful parks, international organizations and chic boutiques. The hotel was fully renovated in 2009/2010 and has become one of the city's most contemporary hotels.

This five-star property offer 230 luxuriously renovated guestrooms. The combination of local traditions and modern conveniences with panoramic views of the lake creates a decadent atmosphere at the hotel. Each room feature the latest comforts like LCD TV with satellite channels, complimentary TV internet access, multi-line phones with voice mail and free local calls are also provided.

Meal options at the hotel include the Lebanese restaurant Arabesque, the Spice’s restaurant that serving international fusion cuisine, summertime restaurant Bayview which serves Mediterranean cuisine and two elegant bars.

This hotel has 24-hour business centre, nine meeting rooms with latest technology and extensive layout flexibility in addition to secretarial services, computer rentals and audio-visual equipment, so guests can organize any event with ease. Guests also can benefit from event catering, ballroom, banquet facilities and exhibit space.

Leisure amenities include 24-hours fitness centre, the salt-water swimming pool, Turkish bath, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam bath and spa service. The spa provides a wide range of beauty treatments, physiotherapy and massages.

Year renovated   2010.  Number of rooms   228.

City Center Geneva - 1.2 mi
Airports Geneve-cointrin (GVA) - 2.7 mi, Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS) - 61.6 mi
Train Stations Gare de Cornavin - 3000 ft, Gare de Genève-Sécheron - 3700 ft
Bus stop - 3000 ft
Restaurants Bayview (cuisine: French) - 100 ft, Da Giovanni - 1500 ft

Rooms

All 180 rooms and 48 suites are decorated and furnished in a contemporary style and are truly indicative of subtle elegance and refinement.

Basic amenities provided in the rooms include air conditioning, cable TV and in-house movies, data port, room deposit box and mini-bar. Microwaves, in-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Room types: superior room, prestige room, prestige room with lake view, business corner suite, business corner suite with lake view, executive junior suite, junior suite, luxury suite, crown suite, presidential suite, royal penthouse.

Superior is elegant and bright room that offer a partial view of the swimming pool or the surrounding neighbourhood.

Prestige is stylish and cosy room that offer a partial view of the city of Geneva.

Business corner suites are spacious and comfortable with sofa corner and fine desk area.

Executive junior suite have separate living room with fine desk area, LCD screen with integrated DVD reader and nespresso coffee machine.

Luxury suite have separate living room, dining table for four persons, dressing and two marble bathrooms with Ex Voto bath amenities.

Crown is luxurious and very bright suites that offer a panoramic view over Geneva Lake from bedroom, living room and bathroom.

Presidential suites offer a panoramic view on the Geneva lake from bedroom, living area and bathroom. Suite have luxurious bedroom, spacious living area furnished with roomy sofas, dining table for six persons, kitchenette with refrigerator and dressing.

A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

All children under three years stay free of charge when using existing beds.

All children under two years stay free of charge for baby cots.

Dining options

Bayview restaurant offer beautiful view of the Alps and the lake and boasts an opulent new design, a unique culinary concept and a spectacular wine cellar. Restaurant is open from Tuesday to Saturday from noon to 2pm and from 7.30pm to 10.30pm.

Pool garden restaurant serve Mediterranean flavoured cuisine and invites visitors to relax during warmer weather next to the salt-water swimming pool in the terrace.

Arabesque restaurant offer Lebanese specialties and is open every day from noon to 2.30pm and from 7.30pm to 11.30pm.

Glow bar is spacious and contemporary lounge that provides calm and voluptuous relaxation. Guests can daydream at the flames in an immense fireplace.

So is stylish and subdued bar where guests can relax and unwind with drink.

Glowing Salon can be used privately for lunches or dinners between friends or for business.

Buffet breakfast is served from 6.30am to 10.30am Monday through Friday and from 6.30am to 11am on Saturday and Sunday.

24-hour room service is also available.

The hotel offers a american breakfast at the price of CHF 47 per person per night. 

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Facilities

General
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is CHF 3 per hour.

private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is CHF 40 per day.

Activities
  • Water skiing
  • Boating
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Motor board
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
Services
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service
Dining facilities
  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe
Meeting facilities
  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Video games
Leisure facilities
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Seasonal indoor pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Casino
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace
Room view
  • City view
  • Lake view
  • Pool view
Room facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
Bathroom
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Bathroom telephone
Kitchen facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Espresso maker
Bedroom
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
Media
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • International calls
  • Plug adaptor
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock
Room decor
  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

from  12 pm

Check-Out

until  3 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 3 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of CHF 100 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

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All 180 rooms and 48 suites are decorated and furnished in a contemporary style and are truly indicative of subtle elegance and refinement.

Basic amenities provided in the rooms include air conditioning, cable TV and in-house movies, data port, room deposit box and mini-bar. Microwaves, in-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Room types: superior room, prestige room, prestige room with lake view, business corner suite, business corner suite with lake view, executive junior suite, junior suite, luxury suite, crown suite, presidential suite, royal penthouse.

Superior is elegant and bright room that offer a partial view of the swimming pool or the surrounding neighbourhood.

Prestige is stylish and cosy room that offer a partial view of the city of Geneva.

Business corner suites are spacious and comfortable with sofa corner and fine desk area.

Executive junior suite have separate living room with fine desk area, LCD screen with integrated DVD reader and nespresso coffee machine.

Luxury suite have separate living room, dining table for four persons, dressing and two marble bathrooms with Ex Voto bath amenities.

Crown is luxurious and very bright suites that offer a panoramic view over Geneva Lake from bedroom, living room and bathroom.

Presidential suites offer a panoramic view on the Geneva lake from bedroom, living area and bathroom. Suite have luxurious bedroom, spacious living area furnished with roomy sofas, dining table for six persons, kitchenette with refrigerator and dressing.

A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

All children under three years stay free of charge when using existing beds.

All children under two years stay free of charge for baby cots.

Superior Room
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President Wilson Superior Room
Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Single bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 485 sq. feet

Elegant and filled with light, this room offers a partial view of the swimming pool or the surrounding neighborhood.

Room facilities
    Prestige Room
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    President Wilson Prestige Room
    Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Single bed or 2 Single beds
    Size: 325 sq. feet

    Comfortable room with traditional interior comprises a sleeping zone, work desk, rest zone and private bathroom.

    Room facilities
      Prestige Room With Lake View
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      President Wilson Prestige Room With Lake View Prestige Room with lake view
      Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Single bed or 2 Single beds
      Size: 325 sq. feet
      View: Lake view

      Comfortable room with traditional interior comprises a sleeping zone, work desk, rest zone and private bathroom.

      Room facilities
        Business Corner Suite
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        President Wilson Business Corner Suite

        Comfortable room with classical interior comprises a sleeping zone, work desk, rest zone and private bathroom.

        Business Corner Suite With Lake View
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        President Wilson Business Corner Suite With Lake View
        View: Lake view

        Comfortable room with classical interior comprises a sleeping zone, work desk, rest zone and private bathroom.

        Executive Junior Suite
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        President Wilson Executive Junior Suite

        Comfortable room with contemporary interior comprises a sleeping zone, work desk, rest zone and private bathroom.

        Junior Suite
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        President Wilson Junior Suite
        Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed
        Size: 700 sq. feet

        Spacious light room includes comfortable work desk area, cozy sitting area and convenient bathroom.

        Room facilities
          Luxury Suite
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          President Wilson Luxury Suite
          Size: 650 sq. feet

          The room is thoughtfully designed to appeal to every taste. With its private bathroom, bedroom furnishing, work desk and comfortable seating the room creates special relaxing atmosphere.

          Room facilities
            Crown Suite
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            President Wilson Crown Suite
            President Wilson Crown Suite
            President Wilson Crown Suite
            President Wilson Crown Suite
            President Wilson Crown Suite
            Bed type: 1 Single bed or King Size bed or Double Bed
            Size: 650 sq. feet

            Luxurious and filled with light, this suite provides a panoramic view of the lake from the bedroom, lounge area and bathroom with modern facilities.

            Room facilities
              Presidential Suite
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              President Wilson Presidential Suite
              President Wilson Presidential Suite
              President Wilson Presidential Suite
              President Wilson Presidential Suite
              President Wilson Presidential Suite
              Size: 1885 sq. feet

              Luxurious room featuring a spacious lounge area with generous sofas, dining table for six, kitchenette (with refrigerator), dressing room and bathtub and separate shower with modern facilities.

              Room facilities
                Royal Penthouse
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                President Wilson Royal Penthouse
                President Wilson Royal Penthouse
                President Wilson Royal Penthouse
                President Wilson Royal Penthouse

                Known throughout the world as the largest and most luxurious of hotel suites, the Royal Penthouse Suite covers the hotel's highest floor. It is unique in terms of luxury and comfort and guarantees a maximum security level.

                President Wilson LocationWhat's nearby

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions
                • Bains des Pâquis
                  1700 ft
                • lake parade
                  2300 ft
                • Jet d'Eau
                  2700 ft
                • BAGHERY'S fondeée en 1984
                  3000 ft
                • 3700 ft
                • Waterfountain
                  4000 ft
                • Hafen Genf
                  4600 ft
                • cathédrale saint pierre
                  5000 ft
                Train stations
                Shopping areas
                • Shopping Area Geneve
                  4000 ft
                Amusement
                • Central-Cinéma
                  3000 ft
                Monuments and Landmarks
                • Palazzo
                  4600 ft
                Parks
                • Parc La Grange
                  4300 ft
                • Jardins Botaniques
                  5000 ft
                Theaters
                • AMARPROD Sàrl
                  4000 ft

                Local Attractions

                • Old Town Lucerne
                  5100 ft
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                • Cathedrale de St-Pierre
                  5200 ft
                  24 place du Bourg de Four, Geneva
                • Parc Trembley
                  5100 ft
                  Avenue Giuseppe Motta, Geneva
                • Musee Ariana
                  5200 ft
                  10 av. de la Paix, Geneva
                • Le Musee Rath
                  5200 ft
                  Place Neuve, Geneva

                Near the hotel

                • Musee d'Histoire des Sciences
                  2100 ft
                  Parc de La Perle du Lac, Geneva
                • Jet d'Eau
                  2800 ft
                  quai Gustave-Ador, Geneva
                • Mont Blanc
                  2900 ft
                  Switzerland
                • Schtroumph Buildings
                  4000 ft
                  23-29 rue Louis Favre, Geneva
                • Barbier-Mueller Museum (Musee Barbier-Mueller)
                  4700 ft
                  Rue Jean-Calvin, 10, Geneva
                • Musee International de la Reforme
                  4800 ft
                  4 rue du Cloitre, Geneva
                • Maison Tavel
                  4900 ft
                  6 rue du Puits-St-Pierre, Geneva

                Restaurants Nearby

                • Bayview

                  70% likes this, based on 56 reviews
                  Cuisine: French
                  Price Range: USD 103 - USD 158

                  100 ft
                  47 Quai Wilson

                  Phone: +41 22 906 66 66

                • Da Giovanni

                  53% likes this, based on 18 reviews

                  1500 ft
                  Center Eleven
                • Bistrot du Boeuf Rouge

                  84% likes this, based on 202 reviews
                  Cuisine: French

                  1800 ft
                  17 Rue Alfred-Vincent

                  Phone: 022-732-7537

                • Windows Restaurant at Hotel d'Angleterre

                  74% likes this, based on 127 reviews

                  1800 ft
                  17 Quai du Mont-Blanc

                  Phone: 41 (0)22 906 5514

                • Leopard Lounge & Bar

                  71% likes this, based on 41 reviews
                  Cuisine: International
                  Price Range: USD 29 - USD 96

                  1800 ft
                  Quai du Mont Blanc 17

                  Phone: +41229065537

                Getting there.

                The preferred airport for Hotel President Wilson is Geneva international airport (GVA), formerly known as Cointrin airport - 8km

                Direction to the hotel:

                From the A1 highway take the "Genève-Lac" exit. Then drive down to the lake and continue along the harbour to the Hotel President Wilson which is the first hotel on the right.

                The trip to the hotel takes about 20 minutes and costs approximately 45 CHF. Taxis are available at the main entrance to the Arrivals terminal.

                Nearest bus stop is only one minute walk from the hotel.

                Geneva Cornavin railway station – 1km

                Palexpo fair sire – 7km

                The hotel has an underground parking garage with 100 places.

                President Wilson Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at President Wilson

                Average guest rating

                7.6
                out of 10
                Excellent
                Based on 50 reviews

                Rating by category:

                Rooms
                8.0
                Value
                10.0

                Individual guest reviews

                • Older travelers

                  the music in the bar in the evening was actually a disco - not exactly what you expect in a 5 star hotel. will not go again

                  • Average rating
                    6.2
                • Couple

                  The room was excellent!

                  Hotel is situated a little bit far from the main shopping street

                  • Average rating
                    8.2
                • Older travelers

                  The location

                  the servis in restaurant and bar was poor, most of the young staff was unprofesional

                  • Average rating
                    7.0
                • Older travelers

                  very cordial staff, lake view from the room, the Spice Resto, wonderful natural flowers decoration everywhere.

                  • Average rating
                    10.0
                • Older travelers

                  Very nice and clean hotel , amazing staff .

                  • Average rating
                    9.6
                • Single

                  Breakfast  is tooooooo expensive and nothing special

                  • Average rating
                    8.8
                • Older travelers

                  The hotel is very nice directly located on the shores of lake Geneva close to downtown. Most of the things used are of top quality like Bang&Olfsen tv which can be connected to Ipad & Iphone and the best types of food at breakfast. It has a very good Libanese Resturant. The hotel Staff are friendly and efficient.

                  • Average rating
                    9.6
                • Couple

                  just the location.

                  i never seen like this hotel before . bad servise , staff , and managment. really this hotel has a good equipment but you will never feel yourself staying in 5 star hotel. also too expensive.

                  • Average rating
                    4.2
                • Family with children

                  I liked everything in this hotel; the fabulous and sophesticated rooms, cleanliness of the rooms and corridors, stunning lobby, concierge, friendly and helping staff, hotel restaurant and their unlimited services.

                  Simply nothing.

                  • Average rating
                    9.6
                • Couple

                  design and food

                  always busy the lounge in ground floor, hard to find a table to discuss matters with visitors

                  • Average rating
                    10.0
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