Hotel Information and Reservations
Book Your Reservation Early!
Discounted rooms are available on a limited first-come, first-served basis at the Welcome Hotel Darmstadt.
RFID Journal has negotiated a special discounted rate of € 151 for RFID Journal LIVE! Europe attendees at the Welcome Hotel Darmstadt, located directly across the street from the Darmstadtium.
The 4-star hotel has 208 rooms. All rooms and suites have floor to ceiling windows ensuring that the accommodation is light and airy throughout. The rooms are furnished in a contemporary style and equipped with air-conditioning, flat screen IP TVs and W-LAN. A spacious wellness area comprising a sauna, a steam bath, whirlpools and a fitness room is available to guests as well.
Welcome Hotel Darmstadt
Web Site: http://www.welcome-hotels.com/go/welcomehotel_darmstadt
Phone: +49 (0) 6151 3914 483
To Book Your Room
Please click HERE to download the hotel registration form. Please fax or e-mail your completed hotel registration form, attention Reservations Department to:
Fax: +49 (0) 6151 3914 499
Alternative Hotels in the Darmstadt Area
As an alternative to the Welcome Hotel, attendees may elect to stay at one of the local hotels listed below. Please contact each hotel directly for the best rates and reservations.
Maritim Konferenzhotel Darmstadt
Web site: http://www.maritim.com/en/hotels/germany/konferenzhotel-darmstadt
Phone: +49 (0) 6151 303-125
Maritim Rhein-Main Hotel Darmstadt
Am Kavalleriesand 6
Web site: http://www.maritim.com/en/conference/germany/rhein-main-hotel-darmstadt
Phone: +49 (0) 6151 303-125
Ramada Hotel Darmstadt
Eschollbrücker Strasse 16
Web site: http://www.ramada.de/hotels/hotels_index_page_eng.php?hotel_code=15709
Phone: +49 (0)6151 385-0
The Darmstadtium Science & Congress Center is conveniently located in the heart of the Rhine-Main region with direct access to and from the A5 and A67 motorways. Frankfurt International Airport is just 20 minutes away by car and around 15 minutes by rail. Darmstadts main railway station (Hauptbahnhof) is just under five minutes from the Science & Congress Center and is easy to reach by both car and tram.
Arriving by air
Frankfurt International Airport is just a little more than a 20 minute taxi ride from Darmstadt. And from the regional airport in Egelsbach the journey to the Science & Congress Center is even shorter. There are also fast shuttle bus and rail connections to and from Frankfurt Airport. Every 30 minutes, the "Airliner" shuttle transports airline passengers from Frankfurt Airport (Terminal 1 and Terminal 2) to the east side of Darmstadt main railway station (Hauptbahnhof) providing excellent connections to bus and rail services.
Arriving by rail
Darmstadt main railway station offers all kinds of rail services including intercity express (ICE) high speed trains. From here, public transport services can take you to the Congress Center in just 5 minutes. Bus and tram services run to and from the main entrance on the east side of the station at the central bus station (Zentraler Omnibusbahnof, ZOB). The tram routes no.'s 2 and 3 and the bus routes F and H take you directly to the Darmstadtium (use the stop called "Schloss"). Darmstadt Ostbahnhof (east station) is an important railway hub between Frankfurt and the Odenwald region and is just 800 m away.
Arriving by car
If you are using a navigation system enter:
Schlossgraben 1, Darmstadt
Entrance to the car park via Alexanderstrasse
Darmstadt has several direct connections to the A5 and A67 motorways. The Congress Center is in the city center, right next to the Residential Palace (Residenz-Schloss). From the exit "Darmstadt/Stadtmitte" drive straight ahead along "Rheinstrasse". Follow this through the tunnel and stay on the "Cityring". At the next traffic light turn left into Kirchstrasse and follow the road for approx. 600 m. In the direction of the palace ("Schloss"), you will be directly in front of the main entrance of the Darmstadtium Congress Center at Schlossgraben 1.
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