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one night stay budget price with transfer to airport in AM

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one night stay budget price with transfer to airport in AM

Any ideas of budget hotel or B&B to stay one Saturday night in August. what is the cost to transfer to airport early Sunday Am from hotel? I will be in Chamonix and thought one day in Geneva would be fun.

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1. Re: one night stay budget price with transfer to airport in AM

Try the ETAP hotel. You can then catch the number 10 bus straight to the airport in the morning. A short hop three-stop ticket is all that is needed.


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2. Re: one night stay budget price with transfer to airport in AM

Dear TravelBuddy,

If you have planned your trip during the 2 first weeks of August, your travel dates will coincide with the Geneva Festival (that includes one of the biggest firework displays in the world on the 2nd Saturday).

It is a pleasant time of the year to visit Geneva since there are tons of activities all around the downtown lakeside in addition to the standard must sees and does.

The negative is that it will be difficult to find any budget accommodation in the city center.

Therefore and since you will need to be at the airport early on Sun morning, I would recommend the following options:

- Stay in an airport hotel. Most of them include a free airport transfer providing it is not too early (a taxi fare will be very reasonable from these hotels). Moreover, while staying in a Geneva hotel, travelers now receive a free public transportation pass for the length of their stay. Central Geneva is easily and quickly accessible from the airport either by train (7 mins) or by bus (No 10 bus - 20 mins). Both the Ibis airport (www.ibis.com) and the Etap Hotel by Accor (www.etaphotel.com) are located on the No10 bus line.

- BnB's (www.bnb.ch) : There are currently 13 BnB's in Canton (State) Geneva. Out of the 13, there is only 1 downtown (Charmilles); all the others are in the countryside. However, wherever in Canton Geneva, one is never further than 30 mins to downtown by public transport. I suggest you check out the web site and consider the bnb downtown as well as the 4 bnbs on the right bank (1 in Chambésy, 2 in Bellevue, 1 in Versoix). These 4 are within a maximum 10 minute walk from the local railway stations (except Chambésy, but there are 2 bus lines and the village is closer to downtown - 5 minute drive to the United Nations). Local trains run every 30 mins and the daily public transportation pass also applies to these trains (CHF 9 for 24h - CHF 7 from 9.00 to 12.00). Moreover, these 4 bnb's are close to the airport (10 mins) and the average taxi fare will be around CHF 25.

If you decide to go for the BnB, please kindly post a review on Tripadvisor re your BnB experience in Geneva. I don't think there has been any BnB reviews so far.

Enjoy your trip.

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