47, Quai Wilson, Geneva 1211 Switzerland
+41 22 906 66 66

Area & Activities

Welcome to the City and Our Luxury Hotel in Geneva

Conveniently located close to the most recognized Swiss factories, international organizations including the UN, OMS, OMC, OMPI, diplomatic missions and consulates, museums, and other captivating destinations, Hotel President Wilson is the ideal choice for both leisure and business travelers.

Crossing the Mont-Blanc Bridge towards the left bank, the Jardin Anglais (English Garden) awaits, as well as the famous Flower Clock—a reflection of Geneva’s expertise in watchmaking. Steps away is the National Monument, which commemorates Geneva’s joining the rest of Switzerland in 1815. And on the right bank, is the Brunswick Monument, which contains the tomb of Charles II, Duke of Brunswick.Home to over 40 public and private museums and numerous art galleries, Geneva beckons to be explored. For seasoned aficionados and curious ingénues, the Art and History Museum, Patek Philippe Museum, International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, will pique various interests ranging from archaeology and ethnography, to arts, sciences, and technology. Memorable and exciting sights further await, with the Saint Peter's Cathedral, Reformation Wall, Place Neuve, Place du Bourg-de-Four, and Grand-Théâtre (opera house) easily accessible from the hotel.

As the world capital of luxury watchmaking, Geneva epitomizes fine craftsmanship and constant technological progress. Along the Rue du Rhône, impressive watch and jewelry shops of distinguised brands from Cartier and Rolex to Jaeger Lecoultre and Audemars Piguet immediately entice. Globus

Geneva's premier shopping center—offers a variety of shops from designer labels to high-end jewellers, all a short 15-minute walk from the hotel. For chocolate lovers, exquisite chocolatiers such as Chocolates Rohr, Micheli, and Martel are mere minutes away. General shopping hours are from 9am to 7pm daily but may vary on Thursday through Saturday (Globus is closed on Sundays).

Moments away is Lake Geneva and its picturesque views. On a clear day, the majestic Mont Blanc is visible on the horizon, while the Jet d’eau fountain—spouting a column of lake water up to 140 meters in the air—is a sight to behold. Outside the city, active adventures await. From skiing on the Swiss slopes Verbier and Gstaad are a mere two hours away to water rafting down the Arve River just three hours drive.

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Family and Children's Activities

0.9 miles

Geneva little train

Phone: +41 22 310 53 00

Three mini-trains crisscross the Geneva city to discover its treasures, its history and culture. From the narrow alleyways of the old town to the lake shores and parks, including the famous sites, the entire family will enjoy the journey!

Fee: 8.00 CHF

2.0 miles

Bois de la Bâtie

Phone: +41 22 418 50 00

A forest in the middle of the city, the Bois de la Bâtie offers magnificent walks over 12 hectares of natural forest. Your kids will especially love its wildlife park and the largest playground in the city.

1.6 miles

Natural history museum

Phone: +41 22 418 63 00

Switzerland’s largest natural history museum offers a fascinating journey into the world of animals and natural sciences, in over 9000 square metres of exhibits.

Fee: 9.00 CHF

0.6 miles

Chocolate workshop

Phone: +41 22 731 30 03

The Stettler chocolate shop invites you to discover the history of chocolate and the secrets of its manufacture. A unique moment to share with your family, ending with a tasting of your creations!

Fee: 30.00 CHF

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Local Attractions

Jet D'eau

Quai Gustave-Ador

1.3 miles E from Hotel

Water sports and activities on Geneva lake

Quai du Mont-Blanc 1

0.6 miles S from Hotel

Flower Clock

Quai du Général-Guisan 28

0.9 miles S from Hotel

Old town

1.2 miles S from Hotel

International Museum of Reformation

4 rue du Cloître

1.1 miles S from Hotel


2.6 miles S from Hotel

Bains des Paquis

0.2 miles from hotel


0.3 miles from hotel

Brunswick Monument

0.4 miles from hotel

Parc La Grange

0.7 miles from hotel


0.6 miles from hotel

Jardin Botanique - Villa le Chene

1.1 miles from hotel

St. Pierre's Cathedral

1.2 miles from hotel

Patek Philippe Museum

2.3 miles from hotel

Maison Tavel

2.1 miles from hotel

Palais des Nations

1.6 miles from hotel

International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum

1.6 miles from hotel

Musee Ariana

1.4 miles from hotel

Place Bourg du Four

2.1 miles from hotel

Eglise Russe

1.7 miles from hotel

Fitness Nearby

2.6 miles

Harmony Fitness

  • Cardiovascular Equipment
  • Free weights

Spa Nearby

1.1 miles from hotel from hotel

Services, Treatments and Amenities

Swimming Nearby

0.3 miles

Bains des Pâquis

2.2 miles

Genève Plage

Area Sightseeing

Boat cruises

Lake Geneva


Phone: +41 900 929 929

Maison Cailler

Broc (Vaud canton)

Cailler Swiss Chocolate Factory

Phone: +41 26 921 59 60

Geneva Tours & Excursions

Geneva and surroundings

Geneva Tourism

Phone: +41 22 909 70 00

Geneva Watch Tour

Geneva city center

Geneva Tourism / GMT Magazine / Worldtempus

Phone: +41 22 718 33 33

More Activities

Biking trail (0.8 miles) Boating (0.6 miles) Bowling (2.5 miles) Fly-fishing (1.9 miles) Hiking (9.9 miles) Horseback riding (3.7 miles) Kayaking (1.8 miles) Mountain biking, trail (9.9 miles) Miniature golf (11.2 miles) River rafting (1.8 miles) Sailing (0.6 miles) Snow skiing (82.6 miles) Snow skiing (16.5 miles) Snow skiing (51.6 miles) Squash (2.7 miles) Tennis (1.9 miles) Volleyball (2.1 miles) Water-skiing (0.6 miles) Nature preserve, trail (9.9 miles) Rock climbing (9.9 miles) Table tennis (2.7 miles)