It is with no doubt one of the most appreciated neighbourhood in Geneva. If you wish to stay somewhere quiet and residential but located close to the city centre, then Champel is suited for you.
That bourgeois neighbourhood is located on the left bank of the Geneva Lake, in between Cté, Eaux-Vives and Plainpalais. Buildings and mansions from the XVIIth-XIXth century offer a chic and urban living atmosphere. Champel has many parks, which enhance the peaceful environment of that central district.
If you are looking for a peaceful neighbourhood during your trip in Geneva, guide yourself to Champel. The inhabitants of Geneva desire a lot this neighbourhood for its location and beautiful houses. It is indeed there that during the XVIIIth great families built their residences and houses. The architectural patrimony testifies that era. Homenhancement propose you high standing apartments located in Champel. Furnished and equipped with taste, you will live in Geneva in a privileged area.
In Champel stand one of the biggest verdant area in the city : the Bertrand park. Flourishing and with playgrounds, it is a meeting point for the families and for those who love the nature. The Malagnou park is also really close. Champel is residential but the neighbourhood has a couple grocery store, shops, restaurants and coffee shops. Not far from Champel, there are a couple of hospitals.
Finally Champel benefits of an ideal location. You man live two steps away from the historic centre, its shopping streets and its typical ambiance. The animated and verdant neighbourhood of the Eaux-Vives is also nearby. From your apartment in Champel, you will have no problems to enjoy of the city’s multiple qualities.
As a residential neighbourhood Champel meets many comfort criteria as : luxurious buildings, high standing apartments, verdant areas, calmness with a close proximity from the city centre. Discover those activities to do in that posh neighbourhood of Geneva :
it is a sport centre of the “Bout-du-Monde”, which is open for all sportsmen. There you may be able to practice different sports as athletism, soccer, tennis etc.
the public park of Bertrand is one of the “places to be” when you live in Champel with your family. With its gardens, playgrounds and its elephant, it is a real relaxing place for the young and elders.
it rises above the cliffs in Champel, that tower was refurbished as a tea room to have a good time, and to enjoy the therapeutic baths provided by the Arve river.
To discover or to live in Champel it is a promise of having a close proximity of everything, especially close to the public transports. For example, from “Bon Génie”, you may take the tram 12 and the bus 3, and from the Eaux-Vives to Champel the line 21.
|Location||Distances||Time by car||Time by public transport||Time on foot|
|Geneva Cornavin main train station||3.3 km||12 min||39 min||40 min|
|Geneva Airport||7.2 km||18 min||-||1h30 min|
|Historical Center||2.3 km||7 min||24 min||25 min|
|Marina / Nautical Club||3.8 km||11 min||45 min||46 min|
As a residential neighbourhood, the cost of a rental apartment or a studio in Champel is also accordingly.
Here you may find the average price depending on the type of accommodation that you are looking:
If Champel is your area of choice, know that we have several apartments and/or studios to rent in the area. You will be able to enjoy serenely of a calm and peaceful district, not far from the city centre and the offices, but especially of a house with a comfort level adapted to your needs and requirements.
You may also find the accommodation that you have always dreamed of in the neighbouring districts:
Located by the Geneva Lake, you may enjoy of nice apartments and studios with a view on the lake, and also safe and calm.
A dynamic and animated neighbourhood, two steps away from Champel