CERN Housing Service

Dear Guest,

Due to the current situation with coronavirus, these may result in a reduction in certain services and amenities that are normally available. Please contact the reception by email or phone for further information.

We strongly encouraged to consult host states informations regarding COVID 19 measures and CERN access regularly:

Building 39 will be under maintenance from October 2021 to June 2022. Great care will be taken in order to minimize impact on comfort and availability. Please note that noise will be recurrent in day time (08:30-18:00) during certain phases.

We thank you for your understanding and remain at your disposal for any help you may need.

CERN Housing Service


Location Opening hours From Switzerland From outside Switzerland

Hotel reception

Building 39

Mon-Sun: 07:30 to 23:00


Tel. 022 767 44 81

Tel. +41 22 767 44 81


Further information based on specific individual requirements can be obtained from the Hotel reception: please contact them by ticket, phone or email.


The CERN Housing Service runs three hotels on the CERN site in Switzerland.


In Meyrin

Building 38, Building 39 and Building 41.


providing with:

  • 446 rooms
  • 2 shared kitchens - limited services
  • TV lounges- Non available
  • Laundry (limited access)


  • Free wifi* throughout the hotel
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Handicap facilities
  • 2 rooms for physically disabled guests in building 41
  • Laundry service(limited access)
  • Parking
  • Breastfeeding room- Non available          
  • Borrow a hair dryer (guarantee 30 CHF).
* You can access to a free wifi on the CERN site by filling in the following form: Free wifi and by registering your laptop, phone... on the CERN network.


In addition, 151 rooms are at CERN User's disposal in the Saint Genis hostel, located in Saint Genis-Pouilly, France (2.6 km from Meyrin site and 2.5 km from Prévessin site).


In Saint-Genis-Pouilly

Saint Genis hostel


providing with:

  • Coffee machine
  • Washing machine, clothes dryer
  • TV lounge
  • Kitchen