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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Geneva Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!
The only downside was that the cleaning staff woke me up at 5am so that they could clean the spot I was sleeping in. -Eurotrip2011
"I had a bad experience in Genova last night (May 2014). As a previous reviewer notes, they close the airport at night. But in my case the security guard kicked me out. The airport is closed from midnight to 4:30 according to him. The empty information desk on the east end of the departures level has both Euro and US style plugs. Free unlimited city WiFi (downstairs only) or 1 hour free airport WiFi throughout the terminal."
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In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.
If you are an economy class traveller, you can enter these lounges at Geneva airport either by purchasing a day pass or through a membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details (ie. facilities, hours, pass and membership information):
- Dnata Skyview Lounge - Location: Main Terminal, Airside, Mezzanine Level. Hours: 6am - 830pm. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (CHF 45.00) • Book Online (£28.00) • Priority Pass.
- Horizon Business Lounge - Location: Main Terminal, Airside, Mezzanine Level. Hours: 6am - 10pm. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (CHF 35.00) • Book Online (£28.00) • Priority Pass.
- Swiss Business Class Lounge - Location: Main Terminal, Airside. Hours: 6am - 930pm. Lounge Access: Priority Pass.
The following airlines also have lounges: Air France • British Airways • Lufthansa • Swiss.
Free WiFi is available at Geneva Airport for 90 minutes. Connect to the " “Free_WiFi_GVA” network. You can reconnect after 6 hours for an additional 90 minutes. You can also purchase additional time.
If sleeping in the Geneva Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport....
- Nash Airport Hotel - 200m from the International Airport. Day rooms are offered based on availability.
- Ibis Geneve Aeroport - free airport shuttle runs from 530am - 1115pm
- NH Geneva Airport - free airport shuttle
- ATMs / Cash Machines - Yes
- Baggage Trolleys - Carts can be found at 83 different locations around the airport. Rate: 2 Swiss francs or 2 Euros coins.
- Car Rentals - Advantage • Avis • Budget • Europcar • Hertz • National • Sixt. Location: Arrivals Level, Swiss sector. Avis • Europcar • Hertz • National • Sixt. Location: Arrivals Level, French sector.
- Children's Play Area - There is a play area located in the transit area between Gates A5 and A8.
- Currency Exchange - Location: Railway Station. Hours: 8am - 8pm
- Food & Drinks - There are many food options at this airport, but none are open 24 hours.
- Luggage Storage & Lockers - There is left luggage office in the CFF train station (Hours: 7:30AM - 8:15PM). Maximum storage time is one month. Rate: CHF 10 per day. Lockers are also available at the CFF train station (Hours: 5:00AM - 11:50PM). Rate: CHF 6-9 per day. Maximum storage time is 3 days.
- Meditation Room - Location: transit area, mezzanine level.
- Pharmacy - Location: Railway Station. Hours: 8am - 9pm
- Showers - Showers are available in three locations. Locations: Arrivals (landside, near baggage carousel # 6) • Arrivals (landside, near Post office) • Departures (airside, transit area, near the first class/business lounges). Rate: CHF 15 (includes, soap, shampoo and towel).
The airport is open 4:00AM - 1200AM (Terminal 1).
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Last Updated: 19 February 2015
The information in this Airport Guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airport's and their web sites. The information above is subject to change without notice. Use it for informational purposes only to help you du ring your stay. To report errors, or to add/change any items quoted in the guide, email me.