Hotel/Travel

In order to facilitate your stay in Geneva, here are a few practical information and hints:

Accommodation

For specially negotiated rates for the GIOTS participants, please book via Symporg SA.

Book your Hotel

If you wish to make a group booking (10+ rooms), please feel free to contact them (link to email: iot_week_hotels@symporg.ch).

You will find a list of hotels on the Tourism Office website.

You can also find more options on Booking and Trip Advisor.

AirBnB is another option.

Transportation

When arriving at the airport, you can get free bus tickets before exiting the luggage delivery belts area. When staying in a hotel, you can get free public transportation tickets for the duration of your stay. Connection from the airport to Cornavin station by train takes about 8 minutes; by public bus about 15 minutes; and by taxi about 15 minutes (about 30 Euros).

The City centre provides very good public transportation connections, including with the airport and the conference centre. One of the main hubs for public transportation is the train station Cornavin.

Several taxi companies are available, including:

Taxi phone 022 33 141 33 (or +41 22 33 141 33 when using international roaming)

You should request a receipt with the number of the taxi. Luggage below 30 Kilos should not be charged more than 1.50 CHF per item.

Emergency Numbers

Police: 117

Ambulance: 144

Fire brigade: 118

Useful Links

Geneva Airport website

Public Transportations website

Tourism Office website.

Geneva Interactive map website.

Delegates’ Guide website.