Bratislava, Slovak Republic, June 1-3, 2016

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Lonely Planet included Slovakia into 10 top world destinations for 2013 (http://www.lonelyplanet.com/themes/best-in-travel/). Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia with a population of about 420,000. It is situated in south-western Slovakia on both banks of the river Danube, not far from Vienna (60km), Budapest (200km) and Prague (300km). Bratislava is typical by its old-town charm, sophisticated restaurants, traditional pubs, good music ranging from jazz to opera, stylish people, and an appropriate size being often denoted as a Little Big City.

Bratislava is the political, cultural and economic centre of Slovakia. It offers a broad range of hotels with prices starting from 40 EUR; according to hotel.info (offering reservations for more than 210 000 hotels in the world), hotels in Bratislava are on the 4th place in the world (https://www.hotel.info/Press/Article?item=1656&lng=EN&cpn=37).

Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel, Bratislava - Symposium venue

Artfully restored to its original splendour, the Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel, Bratislava provides historical accommodation in the heart of the city. An ideal location in Hviezdoslav Square makes it easy for travellers to explore top cultural attractions like St. Martin’s Cathedral, Bratislava Castle and the glimmering Danube River. You can choose from among 170 stylish rooms and suites that all feature appealing amenities like Free high-speed, wireless Internet. At this Bratislava hotel, guests enjoy the convenience of on-site dining at Savoy Restaurant and the Mirror Bar, while the in-house fitness centre and the beauty salon make it easy to stay looking your best while travelling. For a stunning event, you can employ one of our eight versatile conference rooms, the largest of which can accommodate up to 1,000 guests.

  • Danube River and Old Town a short walk away
  • Convenient to government and business offices
  • Sixty-three kilometres from Vienna International Airport and 13 kilometres from Ivanka Airport
  • A total of 170 chic rooms and suites
  • Each floor named after a famous musician
  • On-site dining at the Mirror Bar and Savoy Restaurant
  • Beauty salon, shopping arcade and fitness centre within the hotel
  • An exquisite venue for events of up to 1,000 guests

Special (reduced) rates are provided for ACE'16 attendees. In order to book your rooms in the conference hotel, please, follow the link

https://www.radissonblu.com/booking-entrance?language=en&sitaCode=BTSZH&adults_room1=1&rooms=1&children_room1=0&arrival=31/05/2016&departure=03/06/2016&paccode=IFAC

The above link is automatically set to 3 nights stay. If different number of nights is required, please, contact the hotel reservation office:

Tel: +421 2 5939 0500
Email: reservation.bratislava@radissonblu.com

It is recommended to book rooms in advance as the number of rooms reserved for the symposium purposes is decreasing with time.

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Travel to Bratislava

By Air

There are several ways of flying to the Slovak Republic. The preferred international airport is Vienna Airport (www.viennaairport.com), which has many international flights. You can also fly directly to the M. R. Štefánik Airport in Bratislava (www.letiskobratislava.sk):

  • Vienna’s Schwechat International Airpor: just in front of arrival gate at Vienna airport you will find the departure platform for buses leaving for Bratislava which terminate at Bratislava’s Main Bus Station (Hlavná autobusová stanica) Mlynské Nivy. The bus operates from 8.00 to 23.30 and it takes around 1 hour (60 km from Bratislava).
  • Bratislava International Airport M. R. Štefánik is located 15 km from Bratislava’s Old Town. There are two means of transport into Bratislava city: by taxi and bus.

By Train

The railroad service in the Slovak Republic is comfortable. The capital Bratislava is connected with the railroad network of all neighbouring countries (Austria – Vienna, Hungary – Budapest, Poland – Warsaw, Czech Republic – Prague, Ukraine – Kiev). The websites of the Slovak Railways: www.slovakrail.sk or www.zsr.sk provides all needed information.

By Bus

There are various low cost bust connections to Bratislava. To mention just a few: Eurolines connect Bratislava with 18 European towns or Flixbus (D) are among popular.

Travel to Slovakia

Some useful information can be found at Slovakia.travel