Mar 19 – 21, 2019
Europe/Zurich timezone


You are eligible for staying at the CERN Hostel during the bootcamp. The hostel is conveniently located at the CERN Camps and there's a decent restaurant at CERN. You have access to the CERN Campus from March 17th at 12:00 until March 23rd until 12:00

Please note the program is planned to start March 19th at 09:00 in the morning, so plan to arrive before that time. 

How to book CERN Hostel

  1. Go to CERN Web Booking Form
  2. Fill in the requested information.
    • Room preference:
      • Take care not to request the St Genis Hostel (it's not located on campus, and the quality is probably below your standards).
      • If you want with shower the room is "Single Room with Washbasin, Toilet and Shower" for 58 CHF/night.
    • Eligibility criteria (VERY IMPORTANT):
      • CERN Status: External CONF
      • Reason to visit CERN: Workshop/Seminar/Conference
    • CERN guarantor
      • Name: Lars Holm Nielsen
      • Email:

Please note that we cannot guarantee availability, so please book early as the hostel is often fully booked.

Hotels in the area

If there's no space at the hostel, you can book at one of the nearby hostels:

  • France: Ibis St Genis
    • They have a shuttle to/from CERN in the morning/evening. If you want to walk, it's around 2.5 km. It's difficult to get there by public transport.
  • Switzerland: