VENUE & ACCOMMODATION

Please note: Participants are responsible for organizing their own accommodation and travel to and from the conference and any other related charges.

Venue

Hotel Sofia
Placa de Pius XII, 4
08028 Barcelona
Spain

Phone: +34 935 081 000

Website

Accommodation

The conference will be held at the Hotel Sofia, which provides an excellent location in the upper area of Barcelona, in the middle of Avinguda Diagonal, the city’s main financial and commercial district, and is just 2 minutes from the Camp Nou stadium. The hotel is easily accessible and approximately 20 minutes from Barcelona El Prat Airport. It has ample meeting space, plus a variety of facilities, including several restaurants offering cuisines from around the world and a 24/7 fitness centre.

Hotel Booking Information
For your convenience Mercer is holding an allocation of bedrooms at the conference venue, the Hotel Sofia, and has secured a discounted B&B rate of €286 plus €2.48 per night city tax for a single occupancy bedroom. This rate is inclusive of breakfast, Wi-Fi and tax. This rate is valid until September 6. Rooms booked after this date are subject to hotel availability at prevailing rates.

Please note that a limited number of rooms are available at the hotel, so please ensure you reserve your accommodation early to avoid disappointment.

Please note:

  • When you go through to the site, the dates on the top left of the screen default to October 9–11, so please ensure you adjust this according to your requirements and click on update search, before you continue with the booking process.
  • Once you have checked this and you go through to the next screen, you will need to scroll down and complete the “Get Ready for Your Next Stay” section before you proceed to payment.
  • All accommodation bookings and queries regarding them should be made directly with the hotel via the "Book Accommodation Online" link below.
  • A credit card will be required to guarantee your accommodation when you make the reservation.
  • The negotiated group rate is available only until September 6 and is subject to availability.

Hotel Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations received between August 13 and September 22 will incur a charge for one night.
  • Cancellations received on or after September 23 will incur a 100% charge.

Book Online:
To reserve a room at the Mercer rate, please click on the link below to take you through to the Mercer Hyatt booking page.

Book Accommodation Online

Getting there

Please note: Participants are responsible for organizing their own accommodation and travel to and from the conference and any other related charges.

The Hotel Sofia is an approximately 15-minute drive from the El Prat airport. See below for directions.

From the airport (12 Km)

By Taxi

Taxis are available at the airport, or the hotel can arrange a transfer for you.

By Metro

Nearest stations to Hotel Sofia:
“María Cristina” of L3 (green line)
Metro: 10 minutes from the subway stop
Bus: 6, 7, 36, 49, 63, 67

By Train

Train stations close to Hotel Sofia:
Barcelona Sants – 10 minutes by car