Open Source Congress
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Venue & Travel

Venue Information

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Fairmont Grand Hotel Geneva

Quai du Mont-Blanc 19
1201 Geneva, Switzerland

Hotel Information

Please note, rooms will most likely sell out in advance of the room block close dates listed below. We encourage you to book early to secure a room at the conference rate.

Important: The Linux Foundation will never reach out to attendees by phone to make hotel reservations for our conferences. Please be advised that the most secure way to book in our discounted room block is by using the direct booking link provided below or by calling the hotel directly. If you receive a phone call or email from someone claiming to be with The Linux Foundation or the hotel and they attempt to sell you a hotel room, please email us at

Fairmont Grand Hotel Geneva

Dates with Availability
25, 26, 27, 28, 29 July

Room Rates Start From: CHF 439
Taxes: CHF 3.75 per person, per night
Rate Includes: Daily Breakfast, VAT, In-Room Water Bottles (replaced daily)

Room Block Closes: When the Fairmont Grand Hotel Geneva has no more rooms to offer.
(Please note, the rate is valid until the cut-off date or the room block is full)

Hotel Rating: ★★★★★ | Hotel Website

Hotel Address
Quai du Mont-Blanc 19, 1201 Genève, Switzerland

Distance to Venue
0 meters

Cancellation Policy
30+ Days before arrival: 1 Nights Room & Tax
29 – 1 Days before arrival: Full Stay & Tax

Early Departure Fee
Full Stay Room & Tax

No-Show Fee
Full Stay Room & Tax

Alternate Lodging Options

The Linux Foundation has not contracted rooms at these properties and cannot guarantee rates or availability.

Hôtel Eastwest

4 Minute Walk / 350 Meters

4 Star

Rue des Pâquis 6, 1201 Genève, Switzerland

+41 22 708 17 17

Aparthotel Adagio Genève Mont-Blanc

6 Minute Walk / 450 Meters

3 Star

Rue Sigismond-Thalberg 4, 1201 Genève, Switzerland

+41 22 716 40 00

9 Hôtel Paquis

7 Minute Walk / 500 Meters

3 Star

Rue de Berne 31, 1201 Genève, Switzerland

+41 22 552 90 95

Hôtel Edelweiss

3 Minute Walk / 240 Meters

3 Star

Pl. de la Navigation 2 bis, 1201 Genève, Switzerland

+41 22 544 51 51

Hôtel Suisse

12 Minute Walk / 900 Meters

3 Star

Pl. de Cornavin 10, 1201 Genève, Switzerland

+41 22 732 66 30

getting there

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Airport Information

Geneva International Airport (GVA)

Distance from venue: 7.4 km

Driving Directions from GVA to Venue

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Public Transportation

The train from Geneva International Airport to the Cornavin train station takes 6 minutes. The Hotel is a ten-minute walk from the city’s main train station, Gare Cornavin. Using buses, the closest stops are Navigation Bus 1, 25 or Mont Blanc Bus 6, 8, 9, and 25.