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The Ambassador

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Deluxe Double Room | Primary image
Deluxe Double Room | Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished
Standard Single Room | Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished
Junior Suite | Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished
Superior Double or Twin Room | Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished

Overview of The Ambassador

The Ambassador

4.0 star property

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
Map
21 Quai Des Bergues, Geneva, 1201

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGeneva City Hall15 min walk
  • Popular LocationPatek Philippe Watch Museum16 min walk
  • Popular LocationJet d'Eau Fountain18 min walk
  • AirportGeneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.)17 min drive

Room options

About this area

Geneva

The Ambassador is located in Downtown Geneva, a neighborhood in Geneva, and is near a metro station and near the beach. Jet d'Eau Fountain and Flower Clock are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Bastions Park and Mont Saleve. Natural History Museum of Geneva and Geneve Plage are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the hotel's convenience to public transportation: Bel-Air Tram Stop is 4 minutes by foot and Coutance Tram Stop is 4 minutes.

What's nearby

  • Mont Blanc Bridge - 5 min walk
  • English Garden Park - 8 min walk
  • Geneva City Hall - 15 min walk
  • Patek Philippe Watch Museum - 16 min walk
  • Jet d'Eau Fountain - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Bel-Air Tram Stop - 4 min walk
  • Geneva Station - 7 min walk
  • Geneva International Airport (GVA) - 17 min drive

Restaurants

  • Le Bistrot de Charlotte - 2 min walk
  • Il Lago - 2 min walk
  • Mafalda - 2 min walk
  • Chez ma Cousine - 2 min walk
  • Riverside Café - 2 min walk

About this property

The Ambassador

4-star hotel in the heart of Downtown Geneva
You can look forward to a terrace, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a bar at The Ambassador. The onsite restaurant, The Ambassador, features French cuisine and light fare. In addition to a gym and a business center, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also find perks like:
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), self parking (surcharge), and a front desk safe
  • A computer station, concierge services, and a porter/bellhop
  • Luggage storage, free newspapers, and an elevator
  • Guest reviews say great things about the helpful staff and walkable location
Room features
All guestrooms at The Ambassador boast thoughtful touches such as laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi and safes.
Extra amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with tubs or showers and free toiletries
  • Flat-screen TVs with cable channels
  • Wardrobes/closets, daily housekeeping, and desks

Languages

English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (CHF 35 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: CHF 24.00 for adults and CHF 12 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • The Ambassador

Things to do

  • Fitness center

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Lockers available

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Meeting room

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - midnight
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for CHF 50 per day

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 3.75 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: CHF 24.00 for adults and CHF 12 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: CHF 35 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: CHF 50 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

Parking height restrictions apply

National rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 4 stars.

Property is also known as

Ambassador Hotel Geneva
Ambassador Geneva
The Ambassador Hotel
The Ambassador Geneva
The Ambassador Hotel Geneva

Frequently asked questions

Is The Ambassador pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much does it cost to stay at The Ambassador?

As of Oct 6, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Ambassador on Nov 4, 2022 start from $227.31, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at The Ambassador?

Self parking is available for CHF 35 per day.

What time is check-in at The Ambassador?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - midnight. After-hours check-in is not available.

What time is check-out at The Ambassador?

Check-out is at noon.

Where is The Ambassador located?

Located in Downtown Geneva, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Bastions Park and Flower Clock. Saint-Pierre Cathedral and Patek Philippe Watch Museum are also within 1 mi (2 km). Bel-Air Tram Stop and Coutance Tram Stop are within a 5-minute walk.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Ambassador and receive a full refund?

Yes, The Ambassador offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Ambassador cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 99 out of 184 reviews
5 - Excellent 54%
Rating 4 - Good. 66 out of 184 reviews
4 - Good 36%
Rating 3 - Okay. 13 out of 184 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 184 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 184 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.2/5

Eco-friendliness

4/5 Good

Katharine
Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location, right on the river/lake. Transport in easy reach. Staff very helpful. It’s a shame there’s no restaurant at the moment.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

4/5 Good

Raphael
Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The hotel is very well situated and the staff is very good. The room does not include breakfast. The main issue I had is that the room was hot due to the weather and very weak air conditioning.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022

2/5 Poor

James
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Location is excellent. Staff attentive (possibly outnumbered the guests) No bar. No restaurant. I question the 4 star rating on that basis Breakfast at 24CHF? Starbucks is better.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Laurence
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Extremely helpful receptionists. Very good room service. Close to everything.
Stayed 5 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Robert
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

4/5 Good

AMY
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Nice location and nice clean rooms
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Mr A
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good location
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Noel
Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location - 4 Star - great staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Lin
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Clean. Very close to shopping center and old town. 20 CHF Breakfast was bad. Restaurant in hotel was closed for lunch and dinner due to Covid pandemic.
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2021

4/5 Good

Pieter van
Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
Rooms are very clean, restaurant was closed in the afternoon and evenings.
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2021