Jounction

JONCTION

About the District

Jonction district takes its name from its location at the confluence of the Arve and the Rhône rivers, near Geneva’s city centre. Jonction is one of these incredibly happily situated areas that benefit from stunning natural landscapes. In addition to being a very green space with its wood (Bois de la Bâtie), both rivers’ different-coloured waters merge there which create a beautiful and unique natural spectacle that people can observe from the bridge or from one of our apartments’ balcony. Culture plays an important part in the district life: there are several museums, galleries, and cultural spaces; it is also where RTS (Swiss Radio and Television) and newspaper La Tribune de Genève headquarters are and several Geneva university buildings are in the area. It is also a sought-after district for businesses and professionals due to its proximity of Cargill, Ernest & Young, IBM and Procter & Gamble (P&G) offices. Jonction is also right next to Geneva’s city centre and so is very well connected, either by walking or by tram and bus. It is then no wonder this district is popular among nature-loving city dwellers who are very keen to book time and time again our Jonction apartments.

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Cointrin

COINTRIN

About the District

Cointrin might sound familiar if you’ve ever flown to Geneva, as Geneva airport is located in Cointrin’s district. Cointrin is a locality in the canton of Geneva known as “16th Street” and spreads over the towns of Meyrin and Vernier, which are the fourth and second most populous towns of the canton after Geneva. The district is linked to Meyrin, Vernier and Geneva’s city centre via several bus and tram lines and three train lines connect the airport to Geneva’s train station in 7 minutes. It is also very close to the CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, one of the world’s largest centres for scientific research. L’Oréal and Alcon Novartis are other organizations located in the district. The airport and the business hub make temporary apartments in Cointrin a smart choice for business travellers or researchers requiring corporate housing in the Geneva airport’s vicinity and wanting to avoid the impersonality of the nearby big hotel chains. It is also a prosperous quiet residential area with a primary school, making it popular amongst Geneva’s families as well as people working in the city centre but preferring a calmer area to live.

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Eaux-vives shool

EAUX-VIVES

About the District

Eaux-Vives district is internationally famous thanks to being home to Geneva’s landmark Jet d’Eau Fountain. It is located on the left bank of Lake Geneva, flanked by its public beach and its beautiful namesake park and the Parc de la Grange, where you can enjoy a walk in the rose garden, a play at the Orangerie theatre or concerts on Ella Fitzgerald scene. You can find Geneva’s Museum of Natural History there as well as a shopping centre and a train station connecting the district to Geneva’s main train station and France. Renting an Eaux-Vives apartment rental long term is ideal for those who want to be in the heart of the city but remain close to nature. The parks and beaches offer for those looking to live in one of the popular Eaux-Vives apartments for rent little green havens amidst the multitude of gourmet restaurants the district is known for. But the district also has good transport links to the rest of the city thanks to the several bus and tram lines running through it. MSC and World Economic Forum offices are also present in the Eaux-Vives district. AHS furnished apartments in Eaux-Vives’ residential family-friendly streets are therefore a rather popular option for business travellers.

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Apartments near Plainpalais University

PLAINPALAIS

About the District

Plainpalais is Geneva’s most central district, located at the southern tip of Lake Geneva, between the Rhône and the Are rivers. It used to be a commune on its own until it was absorbed in 1931 by the city. Mentioned in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Plainpalais has always been a thriving area, both historically, culturally and economically. The district’s vibrant cultural scene offers a wide variety of entertainment, from several theatres (like the Pitoeff Theatre, the Casino-theatre and the Grand Théâtre), several museums to a couple of churches and the Arve river banks where you can enjoy a pebble beach and a dip. Its Plaine hosts the biggest flea market and farmers market in Geneva as well as a skatepark and different events and fairs throughout the year. Plainpalais apartments are ideal for city-dwellers who want everything at their doorsteps. Its central location also ensures excellent transport links to the rest of Switzerland, which make temporary apartments in Plainpalais a very attractive accommodation option for students, doctors and business people looking for corporate housing near Plainpalais’s Geneva University and Switzerland’s largest university hospital, HUG.

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