Geneva is the second most populated city in Switzerland offering culture, history and stunning views. Ranked as the world’s ninth most important financial centre for competitiveness by Global Financial Centre Index, Geneva is a prime location for those travelling for business purposes. The dynamic and international city of Geneva has much to offer in the way of things to do. Surrounded by two mountain chains, the Alps and the Jura mountain range, the city is ideal for tourists to explore by foot or bike. It is one of the greenest cities in Europe, ringed by beautiful snow-capped peaks and picturesque lakes. Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, the bustling city of Geneva can meet all your needs.
Geneva Train Station
Located in the city centre of Geneva is the main and modern Cornavin railway station. The station offers transport every 10 minutes to and from major cities such as Bern, Milan, Paris and Zurich – it is considered an important travel hub with more than 200 arrivals and departures every day.
For those travelling back and forth from the nearby airport, there is a direct link from the station to Geneva Cointrin International Airport making your journey from the city hassle free. Tram, bus and taxi services are also available outside of the station for those travelling to various destinations across Switzerland. No matter your preference, you will not be short of transportation options.
If you choose to travel by train from the airport to Geneva during your holiday, make sure you wander down to the tourist information office which is located a short five minutes’ walk from the station to pick up some valuable tourist information. Do not panic if you have not had time to exchange your money into the local currency, there is a foreign exchange desk and bank located within the railway station.
Enjoy The Facilities And Amenities
As you await your departure from Cornavin railway station, make use of the range of excellent facilities dotted around the building. Pick up some tasty snacks for your journey ahead at the onsite supermarket, chill out with a light refreshment at the cyber café or stock up on some last-minute souvenirs from the underground shopping arcade. There are various places to eat and drink within the railway station from a selection of cafés, sandwich shops and restaurants.
If you need assistance with boarding your train or getting around the station do not hesitate to arrange for support as staff will be more than willing to help. Make sure you arrange this at least two days before your journey to ensure that there is enough time to arrange the most suitable assistance suited to your needs.
Things To Do When Visiting Geneva
Throughout your stay in Geneva, there are various things for you to do and see. Rent a bike and create magical memories with friends or family as you tour the city on two wheels. It is one of the best and easiest ways to get from one location to another while appreciating the beautiful scenery and avoiding traffic.
Discover various historical sites and tourist attractions like St Peter’s Cathedral and Palais des National Geneva with a tourist pass. The pass will give you access to free transportation and free entry to a wide range of attractions across the city. This is the key to exploring the city at your own pace.
A variety of walking tours are also available during your stay. Relax and allow an expert tour guide to show you around the best parts of the city while you take in the mesmerising views of the Alps and Jet d’Eau – the world’s tallest fountain. Wander through the symbolic streets and alleyways of the old town which tells a thousand stories of Geneva’s history. To gain a completely unique perspective of your surroundings and to soak up the atmosphere, book up for a calming boat cruise. As you stop off for a quick break, watch the world go by while you unwind in one of the lakeside parks or cafés.
Luxury Serviced Apartments At Fraser Suites
As one of the best serviced apartments near Geneva Train Station, it is worthwhile staying at our deluxe residences. The hotel is just over a ten-minute walk from the railway station and a stone throw away from the infamous Jet d’Eau fountain. Fraser Suites Geneva is located in the city centre meaning that you are right in the hustle and bustle of the prestigious shopping and business district - perfect those travelling for both business and pleasure purposes.
When staying at Fraser Suites Geneva, choose from a selection of luxurious, upmarket suites. Our fully furnished studio apartments would be particularly suited to couples looking to escape the stresses of day to day life as they are spacious, comfortable and are equipped with five-star amenities like free high-speed Wi-Fi and a Nespresso coffee machine. You will have the space to sit back and relax within luxurious settings after a long day of touring the city. As one of the most desired serviced apartments near Geneva Train Station, you can make use of the modern and well-equipped kitchenette throughout your stay and enjoy a cosy night in with a home cooked meal.
Excellent Hotel Facilities
Take advantage of the 24/7 gym area and work up a sweat to kick start your day when staying at Fraser Suites Geneva. From core stability exercise machines to cardio equipment, our gym offers a great variety of exercise equipment to ensure that you get a proper workout. The gym area is climate controlled to keep you cool and there are complimentary bottles of water to keep you hydrated. We really do go the extra mile for all our guests.
If you are staying at the Fraser Suites Geneva during a business trip, we offer a selection of brilliant facilities to ensure that you have enough quiet and spacious areas to carry out your work. As one of the top serviced apartments near Geneva Train Station, we know that when working abroad your working hours can vary. To ensure that you have the required facilities to catch up on work emails within your own time, we offer 24/7 business centre services. Well-equipped business space and meeting facilities are also available for those arranging to catch up with clients or colleagues throughout their travels.
Whether you are travelling with friends or family for a fun-filled weekend away or have stopped off for a business trip, the Fraser Suites Geneva can cater to all your needs. With a convenient location, exquisite living areas and outstanding facilities, our accommodation is second to none.
We look forward to welcoming you to Fraser Suites Geneva.