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Down Town and Close International Organizations with Lake View

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 nicely furnished bedroom with own bathroom in a luxury penthouse with views

In lavishly furnished penthouse (flat with a total of six rooms/160 m2) on the 8th floor with lake and park view bedroom for rent with queen size bed and adjacent own bathroom. The apartment will be shared with owner.

The flat is ideally located and very close to Geneva’s main railway station Cornavin (8 mins by walk, 2 stops), international organizations (12 mins, 2 stops) and just opposite the Perle du Lac Park, the Geneva Lake shores and the Botanical Gardens. There is also easy public transportation taking you everywhere in the city. Geneva International Airport is located less than 20 mins away.

For short or mid term stays as of 2 nights.


- Bedroom of 15m2 with adjacent, own 3.50 m2 bathroom and toilet

- Comfortable queen sized bed

- Nicely furnished with a writing cabinet, cupboard with

hidden television, chairs and carpet on wooden floor

- Two built-in wardrobes offering plenty of space for

coats, suits and other personal belongings


- Wi-Fi

- Owen balcony of 6 m2 giving onto a park

- Access to laundry room for washing and drying

- Possibility to use the fully equipped kitchen

- Bed sheets and towels included in the rent


Rates are depending on the length of the stay (the longer the lower), and vary between single and double occupancy as well as the season of the year (low, normal, special events/high).

A local tax of CHF 50.00 per booking applies in any case.

I gladly provide an individual price quote.

Payment options:

- by bank wire transfer

- by PayPal using Credit Card or PayPal account-

to-account transfer

- or cash payment at arrival

- by bank cheque

A deposit of 50% of the rent is due at booking.

I am looking forward to welcoming you in Geneva!

More Details

Mark Schumacher
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2017

About Mark Schumacher

THE Management & Marketing TOOLBOX

- Independent Consultant in Luxury Goods and High-end watches

- Active in turn-around and start-up coaching

- Professor @ several Universities and Business Schools

What makes this apartment unique

Château Banquet is renowned for being one of the nicest and best located apartment houses in Geneva whose afluent owners enjoy a central location close to the banking quarters and shopping main streets, safety in a high quality building, and unique view over the Lake of Geneva and the French and Swiss alps.


Le Prieuré Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 8
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom inside guestroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Own bathroom adjacent to the room
  • Own bathroom and toilet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Double Bedroom for Rent - 1 queen , It's not a studio but a guestroom in my appartment
  • 25m2 with one queen sized bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
For rent: Double bedroom in penthouse with lake and mountain view as well as the Geneva harbour and water fountain. Calm, nicely furnished, spacious and relaxing.


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Down Town and Close International Organizations with Lake View
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 34 reviews
Saint Lucia, Caribbean

Very good hosting and convenient place to stay. Excellent choice!!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Mark's place for three weeks whilst in Geneva for work at the Palais des Nations (UNOG). Mark's place is very elegant, clean and spacious, with a breath taking view of the Mont Blanc, Lake Geneva and other interesting views of Geneva city. Access to public transportation (bus/tram) is just a minute walk away. The convenience of getting to and from work made Mark's place even more of the perfect choice for me.

As far as the room is concern, there is private access to the en-suite room and laundry service was readily available a few stairs above Marc's penthouse apartment. TV, DVD/CD player, high speed wireless internet, closet space and tranquility, comes with the room. Mark respect for privacy was well appreciated and his recommendations on places to go and things to do made my getting-around rather simple.

Thank you Mark for your very warm and friendly hospitality and hope others make your place their first choice when on business or pleasure in Geneva, especially those who needs easy access to one of the many Int'l organizations nearby.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Joseph, Thank you very much for your so kind review. I hope all is Ok for you and hope you will be my guest again during your next stay in Geneva. Take care, Mark
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Exceptional top-floor flat with amazing view of Lake Geneva and distant mountains

  • 5 of 5

Mark's flat is a meticulously decorated and well-maintained oasis in the city. Private, quiet retreat with an incredible view of the area. Mark is a very accommodating host - with excellent communication skills. Great location makes getting around easy - close to Cornavin and public transportation. I wouldn't hesitate to return to Mark's place when I'm in Geneva.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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san jose, California

The best views in Geneva

  • 5 of 5

When staying at Mark's, you're not staying in a rental; you're staying in his personal apartment which is sumptuously decorated in many beautiful objets d'art. His penthouse is on the 8th floor--the top floor--and it overlooks Lake Geneva with unobstructed views of the lake and Mt. Blanc in the far distance. We spent much of our time there simply sitting on his balcony and enjoying the spectacular views. The location is excellent: a few minutes walk from the lake promenade and within walking distance of many great restaurants and the LIDL supermarket for stocking up on food items. His elegant apartment is truly a one-of-kind experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear JIm, Thank you very much for your kind and generous review that is much appreciated. I heard from Max and Fabien that you are "the nicest person one can imagine"! And your review just proved it. Mark
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  • 5 of 5

Lovely view of the lake from this top-floor flat. Bedroom is standard size. Bed is smaller than a queen. Nice bathroom.

The common areas are shared with Mark when he is there, but we barely saw him as he was quite busy and traveling. Bill, his very cute and well behaved Belgian Spaniel, was our constant companion. Do close the door to your room when away as Bill is quite curious. He picked up some items from our bags while we were out and we found them at various spots around the apartment!

Location is prime and travel is easy.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Roberts Creek, B.C. (Near Vancouver)

Superb visit -- A bit of home away from home

  • 5 of 5

I had to go to Geneva for a conference with only a couple weeks warning. I've been traveling a lot and was getting sick of the sterility of many hotels so, since I was going for 5 days, decided on an apartment.

And am I ever glad I did.

Not only was the apartment just a couple of tram stops from the conference spot, but it was a very large, comfortable, beautifully appointed and well-equipped apartment shared with Mark, the owner. The bedroom looks west over the city and has a very comfortable bed, antique desk, separate en-suite bathroom and it's own tv. Lots of closet space, too. To the east, the penthouse apartment has stunning views of Lake Geneva, Mont Blanc the hills behind the old city. The kitchen is large and well equipped and, since both of us like to cook, was a great place to chat about recipes, food choices and specialties. But for me, there was an added bonus -- his gentle and loving Belgian Spaniel -- Bill

While undecided what I should do to overcome jet lag, Mark invited me to take a walk with him and Bill. This was a real treat as I would never have had a chance on my own to explore the vineyards to the northwest of Geneva. I also learned a fair bit more about wine and vineyards, since Mark has extensive experience in that field.

The welcome by Mark was matched by Bill. Unlike when staying in a hotel, I looked forward to coming 'home' because I knew Bill would be there to keep me company when the owner had to leave for a couple of days. Despite being a total stranger, Bill adopted me as family. I never once heard him bark or growl. He was lovely.

I don't always write reviews, except if the place is really bad or exceptionally good. This was probably the most welcoming place I've ever stayed in. Wonderful chats with the owner, comfortable apartment, convenient location. And, of course, Bill.

I will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Impeccable perfectly describes all aspects of our 8 night stay with Mark.

The location is convenient for city public transportation and the train station, and the apartment building is

snuggled in a beautiful, private park. The view from the balcony is stunning, Lac Leman before your eyes.

All the interior spaces are elegant and meticulously maintained and designed with an expert eye and attention

to details. The wall paper in the dining room is sight to behold in itself, as well as the hallway sconces and the living room. Our bedroom and private bathroom had the same attention to details. Mark provided on spot guidance and advice pertaining to touring the city and the region.

In addition to all the sophistication and charm already mentioned, then there is Bill, the best little Spaniel that we have ever met. He is a sweet, happy guy who greets you with exuberance and affection each time upon return.

We will hold tender memories of Mark and Bill, it was all impeccable.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Geneva Intertional Airport
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Divonne Golf Club
Nearest Train
1 Miles
City Mainstation CORNAVIN
Car: not necessary

Lively neighborhood with lots of shops, bars, restaurants for any type of foods.


Rates & Availability

Le Prieuré Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Medium Season
Aug 1 2017 - Oct 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
Low Season
Oct 15 2017 - Jan 6 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.