Switzerland
Non-smoking room ratio in hotels of Switzerland



Bern


Hotel Schweizerhof Bern

Bar and cigar lounge of Hotel Schweizerhof Bern

Hotel Schweizerhof Bern:
Total guest rooms: 99
Smoking rooms: 0
Non-smoking rooms: 99
All guest rooms are non-smoking.
The hotel provides an enclosed cigar lounge on the ground floor.
Hotel Schweizerhof Bern is conveniently located in front of the Bern railway station.



(L) Hotel Bern, Best Western Group (R) Zytglogge

Hotel Bern:
All 99 rooms are
non-smoking.
Total guest rooms: 99
Smoking rooms: 0
Non-smoking rooms: 99
Restaurant is smokefree.



(L) Best Western Hotel Baeren (R) Best Western Hotel Bristol

Best Western Hotel Baeren:
Total guest rooms:60
Smoking rooms: 0
Non-smoking rooms: 60
Recently, the hotel abolished a smoking room.
Now; all guest rooms are
smoke-free.
Breakfast is served to a hotel guest.

Best Western Hotel Bristol:
Total guest rooms: 92
Smoking rooms: 8
Non-smoking rooms: 84
*9.0% = The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total
The hotel has no own restaurant. A receptionist answered with a wooden face.


(L) Hotel Savoy Bern (R) Hotel Kreuz Bern

Hotel Savoy Bern:
Total guest rooms: 56
Smoking rooms: 4
Non-smoking rooms: 52
*7.1% = The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total
The hotel has no own restaurant.

Hotel Kreuz:
Total guest rooms: 103
Smoking rooms: 14
Non-smoking rooms: 89
*13.6% = The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total
Restaurant is smokefree.


Switzerland Bern


Geneva


Hotel Bristol Geneve

Hotel Bristol Geneve
Total guest rooms: 100
Smoking rooms: 30, ( 2 floors )
Non-smoking rooms: 70
*30.0% = The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total
All restaurants are smokefree.


Swissotel Metropole Geneva

Swissotel Metropole Geneva
Total guest rooms: 111
Smoking rooms: 12
Non-smoking rooms: 99
*10.8% = The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total
Restaurants and bars are smokefree. Courteous reception



Hotel de La Cigogne

Hotel de La Cigogne
Total guest rooms: 52
Smoking rooms: 8
Non-smoking rooms:44

*15.4% = The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total
Restaurant is smokefree.



Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva

Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva
Total guest rooms: 115
Smoking rooms: 20
Non-smoking rooms: 95
*17.4% = The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total
All restaurants inside are smokefree.
A reputation by hotel users is excellent on the site of Triadviser.



Hotel Rotary Geneva

Hotel Rotary Geneva:
Total guest rooms: 95
Smoking rooms: 26
Non-smoking rooms: 69
*27.4% = The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total
Restaurant inside is smokefree. A guest may smoke at the outside terrace.


(L) Hotel d'Alleves (R) Hotel Suisse Geneva

Hotel d'Alleves:
Total guest rooms: 45
Smoking rooms: 7
Non-smoking rooms:38
*15.6% = The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total
It is located opposite Geneva's main train station.



Hotel Cristal Design

Hotel Cristal Design:
Total guest rooms: 80
Smoking rooms: 0
Non-smoking rooms: 80
All guest rooms are
smoke-free. No own restaurants


(L) Hotel Strasbourg Geneve (R) Hotel Montana

Best Western Hotel Strasbourg:
Total guest rooms: 52
Smoking rooms: 0
Non-smoking rooms:51
All rooms are
non-smoking.
Breakfast service to a hotel guest.

Hotel Montana:
Total guest rooms: 40
Smoking rooms: 0
Non-smoking rooms: 40
All rooms are non-smoking.
Breakfast service to a hotel guest. The facilities, including a lift, are very old.



(L) Hotel des Alpes (R) Comfort Hotel Balzac

Hotel des Alpes:
Total guest rooms: 28
Smoking rooms: 14
Non-smoking rooms: 14
*50.0% = The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total
The number of smoking rooms and non-smoking rooms are equal.
The hotel is located in the red-light district.

Comfort Hotel Balzac:
Total guest rooms: 55
Smoking rooms: 0
Non-smoking rooms: 55
A receptionist in the hotel said all rooms are non-smoking; however, website of Hotel Balzac shows a smoking facility.
You should check a reputation by hotel users at Tripadviser.



Hotel Novotel Geneva Centre

Hotel Novotel Geneva Centre:
Total guest rooms: 206
Smoking rooms: 24 ( one floor )
Non-smoking rooms:162
+20 Executive non-smoking top floor rooms have a balcony, where smoking is
allowed outside.
*11.7% = The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total
Restaurant and bar are smokefree.



Cornavin Hotel Geneva

Cornavin Hotel Geneva:
Total guest rooms: 164
Smoking rooms: 0
Non-smoking rooms: 164
All rooms are
non-smoking. This hotel is located close to the main station of Geneva.


Hotel International & Terminus A Geneve:(L) Exterior (M) Interior
(R) Ibis Geneve Centre Gare Hotel


Hotel International & Terminus A Geneve:
Total guest rooms: 63
Smoking rooms: 0
Non-smoking rooms: 63
Restaurant is
non-smoking. It is located about 80 meters from the Geneve main railway station.

Ibis Geneve Centre Gare Hotel

Total guest rooms: 64
Smoking rooms: 0
Non-smoking rooms: 64
This is a
smoke-free hotel.


Bernina Swiss Quality Hotel

Bernina Swiss Quality Hotel:
Total guest rooms: 77
Smoking rooms: 0
Non-smoking rooms:77
All rooms are
non-smoking.
Facilities are rather old. The hotel is conveniently located in the area to Lake Geneva,
shopping center and the main station of Geneva.



Hotel Astria

Hotel Astria:
Total guest rooms: 60 ( 63 on the own website )
Smoking rooms: 0
Non-smoking rooms: 60 ( 63 on the own website )
All rooms are
smoke-free. Breakfast service to a hotel guest.


Hotel Residence Le montbrillant

Hotel Residence Le montbrillant:
Total guest rooms: 82
Smoking rooms: 0
Non-smoking rooms: 82
All rooms are
smoke-free. Smoking is prohibited inside of restaurant; however, it is allowed outside.


Mandarin Oriental Geneva

Mandarin Oriental Geneva:
Total guest rooms: 197
Smoking rooms: 37 ( on the third floor )
Non-smoking rooms: 160
*18.8% = The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total
All restaurants and bar inside are smokefree.



Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva

Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva


Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva:
Total guest rooms: 412
The 3rd, 5th and 8th floors are designated as non-smoking rooms.
The 6th floor is designated as smoking rooms.
The guest rooms on the 4th and 7th floors are mixed with smoking and non-smoking rooms.
Hotel's receptionists never counted the exact number of smoking or non-smoking rooms.
There might be flexible guest rooms, sometimes for smoking, at times non-smoking.
The exact ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the total is uncalculated.

A handful of nightclubs, in particular, have openly violated the smoking ban with employees
lighting up as well as customers. The Java Club, a popular hangout for young people in
Hotel Kempinski, became the focus of controversy earlier 2013, over reports that it habitually
allowed patrons to smoke.


Health warning tobacco Beware of Third-Hand Smoke



Hotel d'Angleterre

Hotel d'Angleterre:
Total guest rooms: 45
Smoking rooms: 25
Non-smoking rooms: 20
*55.6% = The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total
Smoking rooms are 25, compared to 20 of non-smoking rooms in Hotel d'Angleterre.
Restaurant and bar are smokefree. This hotel is located on Mont-Blanc overlooking Lake Geneva.



Hotel De La Paix and stature Brunswick Monument Park geneva

Hotel De La Paix:
Total guest rooms: 84
Smoking rooms: 15 ( on the 4th floor )
Non-smoking rooms: 69
*17.9% = The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total
A restaurant is smokefree.



Beau-Rivage Geneve

Beau-Rivage Geneve


Beau-Rivage Geneve:
Total guest rooms: 90
Smoking rooms: 45
Non-smoking rooms: 45
The number of smoking and no-smoking rooms are equal, 45 each.
*50.0% = The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total
Two restaurants are smokefree. The hotel was founded in 1865.
This hotel is located on Mont-Blanc overlooking Lake Geneva.



Hotel Royal- Manotel Geneva

(L) Hotel Royal- Manotel Geneva (R) Hotel Auteuil- Manotel Geneva


Hotel Auteuil- Manotel Geneva

Hotel Royal- Manotel Geneva:
Total guest rooms: 202
Smoking rooms: 24 ( one floor )
Non-smoking rooms:178
*11.9% = The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total
Restaurant inside is smokefree. At terrace seat, smoking is allowed.

Hotel Auteuil- Manotel Geneva:
Total guest rooms: 104
Smoking rooms: 10 ( one floor )
Non-smoking rooms:94
*9.6% = The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total
Breakfast is served to a hotel guest. The attitude of a receptionist lacks sociability.



Hotel Warick

Hotel Warick:
Total guest rooms: 167
Smoking rooms: 4
Non-smoking rooms: 163
*2.4% = The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total
Restaurant is smokefree. There is a smoking terrace outside, on the first floor.




Switzerland
Geneva


Ovronnaz


Les Bains D'Ovronnaz

Hotel Les Bains D'Ovronnaz:
Total guest rooms: 175
Smoking rooms: 0
Non-smoking rooms: 175
All rooms are
non-smoking.
Smoking is allowed at balcony and at a terrace seat of restaurants.
Smoking is not permitted at spa facilities, including outside pool-side.



(L) Smoking is prohibited at the outdoor side of spa of Les Bains D'Ovronnaz
(R) A reception desk of Les Bains D'Ovronnaz

(L) Le Grand Muveran (R) La Pension d'Ovronnaz

Le Grand Muveran:
Total guest rooms: 20
Smoking rooms: 0
Non-smoking rooms: 20
All rooms are
non-smoking.
Restaurant is smokefree.

La Pension d'Ovorannaz:
Total guest rooms: 45
Smoking rooms: 0
Non-smoking rooms: 45
All rooms are
non-smoking.
Restaurant and bars inside are non-smoking. Smoking is allowed at terrace seats.


Switzerland Les Bains D'Ovronnaz



All guest rooms are non-smoking:

Bern
Hotel Schweizerhof Bern
Hotel Bern
Best Western Hotel Baeren

Geneva
Hotel Cristal Design, Geneva
Best Western Hotel Strasbourg
, Geneva
Hotel Montana, Geneva
Hotel International & Terminus A Geneve
Ibis Geneve Centre Gare Hotel
Bernina Swiss Quality Hotel Geneva
Cornavin Hotel Geneva
Hotel Astria
, Geneva
Hotel Residence Le montbrillant, Geneva

Ovronnaz
Hotel Les Bains D'Ovronnaz
Le Grand Muveran
La Pension d'Ovorannaz

The ratio of the number of smoking guest rooms to the number of total:

Hotel Warick, Geneva: 2.4%
Hotel Savoy Bern: 7.1%
Best Western Hotel Bristol, Bern: 9.0%
Hotel Auteuil- Manotel Geneva: 9.6%
Swissotel Metropole Geneva: 10.8%
Hotel Novotel Geneva Center: 11.7%
Hotel Royal- Manotel Geneva: 11.9%

Hotel Kreuz, Bern: 13.6%
Hotel de La Cigogne, Geneva: 15.4%
Hotel d'Alleves, Geneva: 15.6%
Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva: 17.4%
Hotel De La Paix, Geneva: 17.9%
Mandarin Oriental Geneva: 18.8%
Hotel Rotary Geneva: 27.4%
Hotel Bristol Geneve: 30.0%
Hotel des Alpes, Geneva: 50.0%
Beau-Rivage Geneve: 50.0%
Hotel d'Angleterre, Geneva: 55.6%

Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva: uncalculated




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A partial smoking bans in hotels do not protect guests from
dangers of tobacco.


Hotels, that have the smoking and non-smoking rooms, do not adequately protect
people from the dangers of tobacco. That is the conclusion of a new San Diego State
University study published in the Journal Tobacco Control.

Researchers took air quality readings and tested surfaces for evidence of tobacco
-smoke in a random sample of San Diego hotel rooms. Ten hotels had complete
smoking bans while 30 others had some dedicated non-smoking rooms. Compared
with hotels that prohibit smoking, hotels with only partial bans had higher surface
and air nicotine levels.


That was true even in the non-smoking rooms in hotels with a partial ban.Only five
U.S. states , Indiana, Michigan, North Dakota, Vermond and Wisconsin,require all
motel and hotel rooms to be smoke free. Four cities in California, including Santa
Monica, have such a law. Researchers say guests who want to avoid tobacco
exposure should stay only in smoke-free hotels.

Source: KPBS, San Diego, May 15, 2013



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