Location

Naples as the location: excellent and affordable connections

Naples has an airport which is situated only 2 km from the centre of the city. It is well connected with flights from all the main continents and is economical in that it is well served by many low cost companies. Moreover Naples has a high speed rail connection with Rome, a journey of about one and a half hours, a city which has two airports and many more flight connections. All of this makes Naples an excellent location, easily reachable at affordable prices.

Naples as a city: beautiful, yet inexpensive

Undoubtedly Naples is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy. It is famous all over the world for its extensive museums, historic monuments and artistic treasures and acts as a base for the exploration of many of the most spectacular sights in Italy (Capri, Ischia, Sorrento, Pompei, Herculaneum and the Amalfi coast).Nonetheless accommodation in the city is very affordable, with prices at for example comfortable and convenient 3 star hotels starting from as little as 40 euros per day.

 

Additionally the city is well served by an excellent and economical transport system, including an underground railway, trams, funiculars, buses and taxis.

Neapolitan cooking moreover offers a selection of delicious traditional dishes.

The pizza, in particular, was first created in Naples and is of course now famous all over the world.

Also worth mentioning are the mouth-watering cakes like pastiera, sfogliate and rum baba and local wines and liquors like the Sorrento speciality, limoncello.

 

 

The City Of Science: the ideal venue

 

The location we have chosen to host the Plone Conference 2007 is the City Of Science.

This excellent conference centre will offer us three or four different halls for the seminars, able to accommodate from 300 to 900 participants.

The Newton Room, for example, is arranged in an amphitheatre on a lightly inclined floor and in steps; it is furnished with fixed pit-stalls and a foldaway desk.

There are three simultaneous translation rooms and one production room to control the equipment for the conference. The foyer, additionally, which includes the secretary’s office, is an area perfect for the registration of the participants and also possibly for small exhibitions.

The Archimede Room, Averroè Room and Saffo Room will also be available for seminars which means that up to three seminars can take place at any one time.

All halls are superbly equipped with state-of-the–art technology including Internet connections, with a bandwidth of 20 MB, and the latest video projectors. The City of Science is moreover equipped with a series of multi-functional areas for assemblies, small meetings, a secretary's office, press office and poster sessions and the gallery, an area of more than 550 square metres, perfect for exhibitions and for catering.

 

The Events Space of the City of Science could therefore offer a wide range of services to all participants to ensure a perfect conference experience.

Moreover the City of Science can provide us with an excellent catering service, including lunch and two coffee breaks.

The venue proposed is easy and convenient to reach. Indeed the City of Science is well connected to the airport, the railway station and the port of Naples.

 

 

 

How to reach the conference

Have a look at the City of Science on google maps By car: From the highway, take the Naples ring road and then the exit at the "Naples Fuorigrotta" tollgate. Follow the signs for the City of Science. By public transport (in Naples): from Piazza Municipio (City hall square) take a bus heading for Piazza Vittoria (Vittoria square). Once there, take bus number C10 until the "City of Science" stop. From a hotel on the seafront walk to Piazza Vittoria and take bus number C10 until the "City of Science" stop. By plane: Naples - "Capodichino" Intl. Airport From Naples airport take a bus to the central railway station ("Stazione Centrale F.S.") and then take the subway line heading for "Campi Flegrei". By train: From the railway station or "Campi Flegrei" subway stop. Get off at "Campi Flegrei" or at the next stop "Cavalleggeri d’Aosta", then continue by catching bus number C10 until the "City of Science" stop.

 

 

Accomodation

We have selected for you different hotels situated near the City of Science conference centre. At these hotels we have organized a special rate to ensure for all participants  at the conference excellent facilities and prices. From the table that follows you can select a hotel by clicking on the link "download" in the "booking form" column. You can download the booking form to send to the hotel. 

Hotel Stars Email Street Rooms available Price in euro per night Booking Form

Jolly Hotel

4

na_salesoffice@jollyhotels.com

Via Medina

15

 double and single 150

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Mercure Angioino

4 hotelsmercurenapoli@accor-hotels.it Via De Pretis 35 single116, double use single 126, double 150 download

Hotel S.Germano

4

 

 

25

double 105

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Hotel Nesis

4

 

Via nuova agnano

33

single 80, double use single 90, double 100, double suite 120, triple 130

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Suite & Residence Hotel

3

info@suitesresidencehotel.it

 

20

double 120, double use single 100

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American Hotel

3

info@americanhotelnapoli.it

 

35

double 110, single 85

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Hotel Montespina

4

info@montespina.it

Via Provinc. S. Gennaro

25

double 150, single 115

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Hotel Serius

3

prenotazioni@hotelserius.it

Viale Augusto

50

double 105, single95

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Hotel S.Paolo

3

info@albergosanpaolo.it

Via Terracina

25

double 80,single 75, triple 100

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Hotel Cesare Augusto

3

info@cesareaugustohotel.it

Viale Augusto

20

double 80,single 60,triple 100

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Hotel Leopardi

3

info@hotelleopardi.com

p.zza Pilastri

15

double 110,double use single 90, single 70

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Hotel Europeo

1

info@sea-hotels.com

Via Mezocannone

15

single 48 – double use single 55- double  70- triple 85-  four people 95

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Hotel Canada

3

info@sea-hotels.com

Via mergellina

6

triple 100- double 95

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Hotel Il Convento

3

info@sea-hotels.com

Via Speranzella

2

triple 110 – family :) 120

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Hotel Toledo

3

info@sea-hotels.com

Via Monte Calvario

10

single 80- double use single 90- double 120- triple 145- four people 155

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Hotel Executive

3

info@sea-hotels.com

 

10

double use single 85- double 95- triple 120 - four people 140- suite 155

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Esedra

3

info@sea-hotels.com

 

10

double use single 85- double 95- suite 155

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Hotel Villa Medici

3

info@sea-hotels.com

 

8

doble use single 90, double 110, triple 130, four people 155

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Hotel Solfatara

3

info@hotelsolfatara.it

Via Solfatara, 163

30

single 80, double 90, four people 110

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