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VISAS, TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION

Visas

The conference organizers can provide an official invitation letter to all conference participants requiring a visa for entry into Slovenia (EU).

More information about the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Beijing can be found here.

Travel Information - How to get to Ljubljana?

Ljubljana is easily accessible by all means of transport.

Reaching Ljubljana by Plane

Ljubljana International Airport Jože Pučnik (Brnik) is situated 23 km northwest of the city. It is connected with all major European cities and airports.

For intercontinental flights we recommend a connecting flight via Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich, Vienna, London or Paris. Other neighboring international airports are located at:

  • Austria (Klagenfurt 79 km, or Graz 160 km)
  • Croatia (Zagreb 135 km)
  • Italy (Trieste 120 km, Venice 220 km)

If you are travelling by the low-fare carriers (Ryanair, Wizzair, Myair, Easy Jet), please note that the closest airports to Ljubljana are Maribor (129 km), Graz (160 km), Klagenfurt (79 km), Trieste (90 km) and Venice (220 km).

Transfer, taxi and bus transport from Ljubljana Airport to the city centre are available on a regular basis. In our opinion shuttles are the best way of transport.

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Reaching Ljubljana by Bus

Ljubljana is well connected by bus services from around Europe. Bus travel is one of the most convenient forms of public transport for short trips to Ljubljana's surrounding areas. Connections to other places in Slovenia are good as well.

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Reaching Ljubljana by Train

Ljubljana has good international rail connections, almost the entire fleet of trains operated by the Slovenske železnice national railway company was modernized a few years ago.

There are regular train connections to countries around Europe including, among others, the following:

  • Germany (via Munich)
  • Switzerland (via Zurich)
  • Austria (via Salzburg, Villach and Graz)
  • Croatia (via Zagreb and Rijeka)
  • Hungary (via Budapest)
  • Czech Republic (via Prague)
  • Italy (via Trieste and Venice)
  • Greece, Macedonia and Serbia (via Salonica, Skopje and Belgrade)

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Reaching Ljubljana by Car

Ljubljana is located at the crossroads of the country's most important road routes. The purchase of a vignette is obligatory if motorways are to be used. Weekly vignette costs 15 EUR.

Road connections:

  • from Villach (Austria): E651
  • from Klagenfurt (Austria): E652 or E61
  • from Graz (Austria): E57 or E59
  • from Trieste (Italy): E61 or E70
  • from Zagreb (Croatia): E70
  • from Budapest (Hungary): E57 or E71

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List of Hotels

Hotel Lev *****

The Hotel Lev is the only five-star hotel in Ljubljana. The elegant and newly refurbished hotel, centrally located in the heart of Ljubljana, offers impressive 173 rooms, all tastefully decorated and comfortable, with views to Tivoli Park or the city centre, plus a ballroom, convention centre, and a casino. It is not far from the many interesting sites in the old town, close to the attractive historical centre and the business district. It is easily accessible from all the major highways, the railway station, the main bus station and the Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport.

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Distance to the venue 3.1 km, 6 min drive.

Hotel Slon ****

The Best Western Premier Hotel Slonis situated in the very heart of the Ljubljana city center. It is only a few steps away from the old city core, the Ljubljana castle and all the main city sights. This modern 4-star hotel offers 168 comfortable and well-appointed rooms, of which the doubles, deluxe rooms and suites are newly renovated and, among other things, feature modern decoration with LCD screens and free wireless internet.

For hotel guests, we provide parking in the nearby garage attended by our friendly staff. A preliminary reservation is required. Reservation of shuttle transfer (Ljubljana Airport / hotel and vice-versa) can be done with room reservation and the payment is settled at reception desk.

Room type description:

Comfort Room-newly renovated with modern decoration:Shower or bathtub, Air conditioning, Bed size 160x200 cm or 2 twins of 100x200 cm, 250 thread count crispy cotton bed linen, Very soft and very hard hypoallergenic pillows, An extensive pillow menu, Flat screen LCD tv, cable IP TV, High speed wireless internet access, Room size 23-27 m2.

Economy Single Room:Shower, Air conditioning, Bed size 140x200 cm, 250 thread count crispy cotton bed linen, Very soft and very hard hypoallergenic pillows, An extensive pillow menu, Flat screen LCD TV, cable IP TV, High speed wireless internet access free, Room size 16 m2.

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Distance to the venue 3.3 km, 6 min drive.

Austria Trend Hotel Ljubljana ****

Closest to the venue, 10 min walking distance.

Just a few minutes from the city centre and Tromostovje (“The Three Bridges”), Austria Trend Hotel Ljubljana promises an outstanding location for your stay in Ljubljana. The city and downtown attractions are all within easy reach by the hotel free shuttle, limousine or public transportation. The old city centre, the Faculty of Economics, the BTC Shopping Centre, the Krvavec Ski Resort and a number of golf courses are near by. For our guests travelling in by car, parking is available in the garage right next to the hotel.

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Distance to the venue 2 km, 4 min drive.

Grand Hotel Union ****

The Grand Hotel Union is located in the heart of the Ljubljana city centre, just a few steps from old part of the city, business district, governmental areas and major sights of Ljubljana.

Grand Hotel Union incorporates three hotels, i.e. the connected parts, Executive and Business and a smaller hotel Central. Offering together 401 most spacious & comfortable rooms, excellent complimentary buffet breakfast, free internet in all rooms, secured garage for the hotel guests and the highest level of personal service.

It is easily accessible from all the major highways, the railway station, the main bus station and the Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport.

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Distance to the venue 3.3 km, 6 min drive.

Hotel Mons ****

The Mons is the first design hotel in Slovenia; in addition to its excellent hospitality, modern congress centre, good transport connections and excellent culinary treats, it affords guests a special privilege, being on a hilltop in the midst of greenery, surrounded by woods and grassy fields, while still being in close proximity to the heart of Ljubljana.

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Distance to the venue 9.1 km, 12 min drive.

M Hotel ***

M hotel has an ideal location for business travellers and tourists. To reach the venue, a public transportation offers you a direct connection with the Faculty of Economics or you can use hotel's taxi service as well. To explore sightseeing attractions a short walk brings you to the city centre.

Hotel offers 154 elegant and modern hotel rooms, 9 conference rooms, self-service and a-la-carte restaurant with a lovely summer terasse. Parking place is available.

Single room Business Class:king size bed, air conditioning, high speed wireless internet access free of charge, LCD TV, mini bar.

Twin room:two separated beds, air conditioning, high speed wireless internet access free of charge, LCD TV, mini bar.

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Distance to the venue 3.3 km, 8 min drive.

AHOTEL Hotel Ljubljana ***

Boutique hotel with modern design located on the green and quiet district but only 2 km from the centre. It offers free private parking and air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. Guests of Ahotel enjoy a daily breakfast buffet. The lounge bar serves a wide range of drinks, which can also be enjoyed on the summer terrace in fair weather. To reach the centre, guests can rent a bicycle or use the Ahotel's taxi which offers special rates for guests. A bus stop (number 9) is about 650 metres away and takes guests to the centre in 10 minutes.

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Distance to the venue 6.1 km, 10 min drive.

City Hotel Ljubljana ***

City Hotel Ljubljana boasts with perfect location, warm atmosphere, and variety of hotel amenities. Hotel situated in the heart of the city offers 201 rooms and three luxury apartments, garage on basement level, fully equipped conference centre with four bright meeting rooms, comfortable library with Slovenian and foreign literature, summer terrace, internet corner, lobby bar and restaurant with flair and exquisite culinary offer that follows hotel’s tradition.

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Distance to the venue 3.4 km, 7 min drive.

Hotel Park ***

Hotel Park is located in the centre of the city and its location offers guests an easy access to all major historical sights as well as the old city centre, where you can enjoy a pleasant walk or a shopping spree. In a quiet green area overlooking the city castle, near the central railway and bus station, at the doorstep of Ljubljana's old city with its numerous cultural and historical sites, guests have the city close at hand.

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Distance to the venue 4.2 km, 9 min drive.

Hotel STIL ***

A new and modern hotel is situated in peaceful and green surroundings, only 500 m from the Ljubljana’s east bypass.

The hotel’s perfect location enables our guests to reach fast and easily the city core (6 km), all important business and shopping areas (5 km) and the airport (25 km). The hotel offers 43 modern rooms and apartments, providing guests a complete comfort. Our complaisant and kind staff with a personal approach to the desires and needs of our guests takes care of a pleasant staying in our hotel.

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Distance to the venue 9.5 km, 12 min drive.

Ljubljana Resort Hotel ***

There is a total of 172 beds in 62 rooms (43 rooms with air conditioning). The rooms are single, double and triple, some of which have an additional side-room with a bunk bed to also accommodate four or five-member families. One room is adapted for people with disabilities. All rooms feature cable TV, radio, telephone and mini bar, while the ground floor rooms also have balconies. All of the Ljubljana Resort is covered by wireless internet. For those who would like to pamper themselves, a large massage bath has been installed in two rooms with king-size beds. Every bathroom comes with shower, toilet, sink, bidet, hairdryer and radiator for drying towels.

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Distance to the venue 3.5 km, 8 min drive.

Ambient hotel ***

Ambient hotel is an elegant thematic family run hotel located in the green suburbs of Ljubljana (in Domžale), next to a small stream and surrounded by a beautiful park. Access to the highway is only 800 m away, Ljubljana-the capital of Slovenia 15 km (15 min by car) and the international airport Jože Pučnik just 20 km (25 min by car) away. In front of the hotel there is free parking for cars and buses.

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Distance to the venue 14 km, 16 min drive.

Alo Hotel Accomodation ***

Apartments are located in Trnovo, one of the most beautiful and quite areas of Ljubljana .

All main sightseeing of Ljubljana are reachable in just 10 minutes walk (1km).

Access to the apartments »Vila Klara« is very simple. From the highway (exit number 34, Ljubljana – Center) is distant only 1.5 km.

We offer our guests FREE (of charge):

  • Parking area (for motorcyclist is available covered parking area)
  • Wired and wireless high-speed internet access
  • Cabel LCD television

In »Vila Klara« are four (4) modern appointed apartments (two in the 1st floor and two in the 2nd floor), size from 31m2 to 33m2.

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Distance to the venue 5 km, 11 min drive.

Hotel Emonec **

This 2 stars hotel keeps it simple and cheap, working its unrivalled location on Preseren Square to attract business. You can't get any closer to the cultural heart of the city, and you really can't go wrong with Emonec. All rooms have their own bathroom, internet connection, color TV and telephone, there's free breakfast, conference facilities, bike rental, parking spaces in nearby parking house.

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Distance to the venue 3.8 km, 8 min drive.

Hostel Vila Veselova **

Vila Veselova is located in the city centre, next to the main Ljubljana cultural centre, within diplomatic part of the city centre, on the edge of the city park Tivoli.

Villa enriched with original over 140 years old decoration, which representing the soul of Ljubljana - modern but traditionally charming. 4 mixed dorms, a twin private room, two kitchenettes, 4-bed apartment, air conditioning, gathering places, laundry, rent a bike, trips in Slovenia, free internet, luggage storage and own parking in the courtyard available.

Hostel in a traditional city villa in the centre of Ljubljana - ambient offers rest and chill-out with other guests also on balconies and garden. All main sights, buildings, party and other gathering spots of the city centre are within the radius of 1 km around the Vila Veselova.

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Distance to the venue 4.1 km, 8 min drive.

Hostel Celica

CELLS

We're most proud of our 20 former prison cells. Over 80 artists participated in their creative renewal and today each cell is completely unique and a priceless work of art.

ROOMS

The multi-bed comfortable rooms have been touched up with mosaics, artistic and architectural features. Each room has its own shower bathroom.

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Distance to the venue 2.7 km, 7 min drive.

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