“Staying about 10 miles from the airport...yields the cheapest rates for Cointrin hotels.”
The center of Geneva is five miles from Geneva International Airport, which is the former Cointrin Airport. In fact, the airport provides a free public transport ticket for those going to Geneva's city center. The ticket is valid for 80 minutes. Nearby rail, bus, and boat connections will take you to several locations. Cointrin, a tourist mecca in Geneva, is close to the Portes du Soleil ski resort. The resort boasts all levels of skiing. There are also plenty of nightlife spots, spas, shopping options, and noteworthy landmarks to discover in Cointrin.