The confluence of the Rhône and the Arve rivers, Plainpalais recedes from the touristic ambiance of the banks of the Geneva Lake and it offers a young and authentic atmosphere.
The neighbourhood of Plainpalais is located on the left bank of the Rhône river and on the south-west of the historic centre. It is organised around a square, which is shaped as a diamond, the “Plaine de Plainpalais” between the University of Geneva, the neighbourhood of Champel and Jonction. It is a young and dynamic neighbourhood, which you would appreciate for its cultural offer, relaxation and leisure.
If you wish to submerge yourself in the Geneva lifestyle, opt for rental apartment in the neighbourhood of Plainpalais. It lives as the same rhythm of the restaurants, coffee shops, bars, concert halls, theaters and cinemas. Plainpalais is filled with workshops, stores dedicated to food business, craftsmen and all kind of shops. Everything is located around the square of the “Plaine de Plainpalais”, where playground, skate park and verdant area will delight every families. It is also there where people gather for the food and the flea markets. Plainpalais is the meeting area for the Geneva’s and the travellers.
The principal site of the University of Geneva (“Unit-Mail”) is located on the northern part of the “Plaine de Plainpalais” where many students live and gather in this lively neighbourhood of Geneva. To the east, the University Hospitals of Geneva is set in between of Plainpalais and Champel.
Homenhancement suggests you different apartments to rent in Plainpalais for your stay of a minimum length of one month. Fully equipped and furnished, they allow you to fully enjoy the neighbourhood lifestyle: to have a drink on a terrace, to discover the festivity of the National Day, to have a swim in the Rhône river, to go to the theater… Plainpalais is well served by public transports with many tram lines and bus. Therefore, it would be easy for you to move around Geneva city.
Plainpalais is linked to other neighbourhoods by many bus and tramway lines . To get to Plainpalais is not a problem because you can choose your itinerary without difficulties.
|Location||Distances||Time by car||Time by public transport||Time on foot|
|Geneva Cornavin main train station||2.1 km||7 min||19 min||27 min|
|Geneva Airport||6.7 km||15 min||25 min||1h15 min|
|Historical Center||1.4 km||7 min||12 min||16 min|
|Marina / Nautical Club||3.7 km||13 min||25 min||45 min|
Do you plan on moving in Geneva ? Plainpalais is among the most pleasant neighbourhood. To give you an idea about the prices :
The neighbourhood of Plainpalais proposes different accommodations, which will meet your needs and requirements. We propose different apartments and studios, close to the principal activities. By choosing Plainpalais, you may enjoy the hospital and the maternity, school, parks and museums in proximity for your relaxing days.
Know that we also offer other accommodations, which could suit you in the neighbourhood in proximity of Plainpalais.
The residential neighbourhood offers different luxurious accommodations by the parks and the city centre.
A neighbourhood full of charm, ideal for a family stay.