Les Armures *****
Rue Puits-St-Pierre, 1 - 1204 Geneva
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The unique Les Armures hotel is in a 17th-century building in the heart of Geneva's historic quarter and features a unique historic atmosphere, charming rooms and fine cuisine.
Within a 10-minute walk you can reach the shopping district, the lake-front promenade and the main museums.
The hotel is run by the Borgeat-Granges family, offering you luxurious yet unpretentious accommodations and excellent dining. Guests can sleep surrounded by walls steeped in history, nearby St. Pierre Cathedral.
Guest rooms are all air-conditioned and lavishly furnished, feature marble bathrooms, thick bathrobes and the latest technology including free wireless internet access and satellite TVs.
Café Les Armures is a city landmark and Geneva's oldest coffee house, a popular spot among locals and a must-see for visitors. The restaurant serves classic French gourmet cuisine and in the cellar the Carnotzet serves cheese specialties including Raclette and Fondue.
Les Armures has been a magnet for foreign dignitaries wishing to discover the true soul of this international city. Les Armures has welcomed such famous guests as presidents Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter and John F. Kennedy.
Car access to the Old Town is possible until 20:00. If you are expecting to arrive at the hotel late at night, the concierge can email you an official pass allowing you to drive into the Old Town at night.