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route Francois-Peyrot 28, Le Grand Saconnex, Geneva 1218 Switzerland
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  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 28/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 28/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#3 of 4 hotels in Le Grand Saconnex
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Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travellers visiting Le Grand Saconnex, Ibis Budget Geneve Palexpo Aeroport is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its family-friendly environment and proximity to great restaurants, Ibis Budget Geneve Palexpo Aeroport makes it easy to enjoy the best of Le Grand Saconnex.

Ibis Budget Geneve Palexpo Aeroport offers guests an array of room amenities including a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a desk, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available.

The hotel offers 24 hour front desk, newspaper, and baggage storage, to make your visit even more pleasant. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to paid public parking available nearby.

Travellers looking for cafes can head to Le Grand Sac à Pain.

Whether you’re travelling for business, pleasure or both, Ibis Budget Geneve Palexpo Aeroport is sure to make your visit to Le Grand Saconnex one worth remembering.

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Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast buffet
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Newspaper
24-hour check-in
Parking
Wifi
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Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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macmil2015 wrote a review Oct 2021
London, United Kingdom19 contributions8 helpful votes
I stayed in the Ibis Styles Palexpo for four nights, and although very convenient for Geneva Airport, the walk between the hotel and airport is in my opinion unsafe especially for women. To get to the hotel from the airport, you have to walk for approx. 10 mins along an unattractive path, between a huge empty exhibition centre and busy motorway. I used this path each day - there does not seem to be an alternative route - and I rarely saw another person, making it feel very deserted and lonely. Unless I was mistaken, I could not see cctv or security cameras anywhere. Which is a bit concerning as there are many bushes and trees along the path where someone could hide. Also at night-time the path is poorly lit. For these reasons I would not recommend this hotel for women on their own. Even though I am a man, I felt uncomfortable walking along this path. The hotel itself is OK, the room and bathroom were fine. Clean and comfortable. However I have deducted a 2nd star as the breakfast was quite basic (only cold breakfast with little choice) and if you want milk for your cereal, there is no milk jug, instead you are told to use the milk from the coffee machine! I saw many guest bemused and confused by this as I was.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Ilan P wrote a review Aug 2021
Israel23 contributions18 helpful votes
We stayed there overnight twice, on our way in and out of Switzerland. This is a small but comfy hotel, within a walking distance from the Geneva airport. The rooms are small but very clean and nicely decorated. The bunk bed above the double bed is sturdy and safe. The staff was friendly and patient with my bad French, although they speak fluent English. There is a nice little park with large lawns across the street, where you can relax after a long flight. Bus route no. 5 passes right next to the hotel and can take you both downtown and to the airport (you get free passes at the reception for the duration of your stay, so you don’t need to buy daily passes). This hotel is good value for the price.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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SALLYDOG52 wrote a review Jul 2020
Thornbury, United Kingdom101 contributions72 helpful votes
Room ok. No bathroom . Sink in bedroom. Biggest problem was bizarre sockets hexagonal shape recessed. Could not use our travel kettle. ? Swiss design or budget ibis design ? Staff friendly . Had inner room for our cycles.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Joanna E wrote a review Jul 2020
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom81 contributions88 helpful votes
I use this hotel because it's walking distance from the airport. I booked a room because I had an early flight the next day. When arriving at Ibis Budget Palexpo, the receptionist came out to explain that Ibis Palexpo was closed, despite still taking bookings. The receptionist gave me a bus ticket (had to take two buses) and told me which stop to get off at. I took both buses and got off at the stop she'd written down for me. No Ibis. I phoned Ibis Palexpo, she told me the hotel was close, just to walk down the road (she knew I had huge luggage with me, from my arrival at Palexpo Ibis). Still no Ibis hotel. FINALLY, I found it. But no. STILL the wrong hotel. By this point, I'd been looking for my hotel for 2 1/2 hours. I was stuck in Geneva, no contacts, no one to help. Fortunately, Ibis budget (wrong hotel) got me a taxi which I insisted they pay for. Eventually, I arrived at a 3rd (and correct) Ibis. Located in the middle of an industrial estate. Nowhere near the airport OR the bus stop the receptionist had directed me to. Had to get a taxi to the airport in the morning, 20chf. The shuttle bus they usually offer wasn't running. So much for an easy overnight stay within walking distance of the airport. 1) WHY would Ibis close the airport hotel? The one most likely to be used. 2) WHY would they still take bookings for a CLOSED hotel? 3) WHY would they not arrange transport from the closed hotel to the open one, instead of relying on a public bus system that didn't go anywhere near the changed hotel? 4) Why would they choose to relocate guests in a hotel that is impossible to find, instead of one on a main road (Ibis budge)? 5) Why transfer airport Ibis guests to a hotel with no shuttle to the airport? Very very poor service.
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Date of stay: June 2020
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Jacksonfive wrote a review Apr 2020
The Netherlands10 contributions8 helpful votes
Low prices for this hotel located a few hundred meters from the airport, it is not a charming hotel but a practical hotel, small clean and healthy room, the breakfast service starts very early and it is a great advantage, the staff is friendly and professional, excellent value for money
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Date of stay: March 2020
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US$90 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
SwitzerlandCanton of GenevaGenevaLe Grand Saconnex
NUMBER OF ROOMS
112
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Frequently Asked Questions about ibis budget Geneve Palexpo Aeroport
Which popular attractions are close to ibis budget Geneve Palexpo Aeroport?
Nearby attractions include La statue de Sissi Genève (0.6 km), Parc Sarasin (0.3 km), and Eglise Saint-Hyppolyte (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at ibis budget Geneve Palexpo Aeroport?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, breakfast buffet, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at ibis budget Geneve Palexpo Aeroport?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
Is parking available at ibis budget Geneve Palexpo Aeroport?
Yes, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to ibis budget Geneve Palexpo Aeroport?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurant Le Grizzly Sarl, Delice Ange’Vin, and Restaurant Le Pommier.
Is ibis budget Geneve Palexpo Aeroport located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Le Grand Saconnex.
Are any cleaning services offered at ibis budget Geneve Palexpo Aeroport?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at ibis budget Geneve Palexpo Aeroport?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at ibis budget Geneve Palexpo Aeroport?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Russian.
Are there any historical sites close to ibis budget Geneve Palexpo Aeroport?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Maison Tavel (4.3 km), Chateau de Voltaire (2.8 km), and Hotel de Ville (4.3 km).
Is ibis budget Geneve Palexpo Aeroport accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.